Monday, July 28, 2008


1/2 cup ketchup
2 tbsp. brown sugar
1 lb. lean ground beef
1/2 cup Bisquick mix
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 egg

Pre-heat oven to 450°. In small bowl, stir ketchup and brown sugar until mixed; reserve 1/4 cup for topping. In large bowl, stir remaining ingredients and remaining ketchup mixture until well mixed.

Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Place meat mixture in pan; pat into 12x4-inch rectangle. Brush loaves with remaining ketchup mixture.

Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until loaves are no longer pink in center.
- adapted from Betty Crocker meatloaves

Monday, July 14, 2008

Italian Oven Baked Chicken

Italian Oven Baked Chicken
This is my own version of Chicken Parmesean. It has become a favorite at our house!
1 tbsp. butter
2/3 cup Bisquick
1 1/2 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. garlic salt
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp. pepper
boneless skinless chicken breasts

- melt butter
- mix Bisquick and spices
- roll chicken in mixture- Bake for appx. 35 min.

Serve over spaghetti and marinara sauce. Top chicken with mozeralla cheese.
- recipe for chicken is comliments of Bisquick.

Mini Cheesecakes

1 1/2 cups graham cracker or chocolate wafer crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted
3 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
1 can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
3 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 300. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter; press equal portions onto bottoms of 24 lightly greased or paper-lined muffin cups.

In Large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in Eagle Brand until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Spoon equal amounts of mixture (about 3 Tbsp) into prepared cups. Bake dor 20 min. or until cakes spring back when lightly touched. Cool. Chill. Garnish as desired. Refridgerate leftovers.

Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes- Melt 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips; mix into batter. Proceed as above.
- adapted from Eagle Brand Holiday Cookbook

Southwest Rub

Southwest Rub
1 Tbsp. chili powder
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. red pepper

This rub is great on grilled Pork or Chicken!