Green Bean Casserole

INGREDIENTS 1(10 3/4 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup 1⁄4cup milk 1⁄8teaspoon black pepper 2(14 1/2 ounce) cans cut green beans, drained 1 1⁄3cups French-fried onions (French’s) DIRECTIONS Combine soup, milk and pepper in a 1 1/2 qt baking dish; stir until blended. Stir in beans and 2/3 cup …

Thanksgiving PieCaken

INGREDIENTS 1(9 inch) pumpkin pie (store bought or your favorite recipe, mine is from the back of the Libby’s can!) 1(9 inch) pecan pie (store bought or your favorite recipe) Apple Upside-down Cake 1large Granny Smith apples 3tablespoons unsalted butter 3tablespoons dark brown sugar 1⁄2cup vegetable oil 1cup granulated sugar …

Spinach Cheese Manicotti

INGREDIENTS 1onion, minced 2teaspoons minced garlic 2tablespoons oil 1(15 ounce) carton ricotta cheese 1(3 ounce) packagesoftened cream cheese 1(8 ounce) packageshredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1(3 ounce) packagegrated parmesan cheese, divided 2teaspoons italian seasoning 1⁄4teaspoon salt 1⁄2teaspoon black pepper 1(10 ounce) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed, and drained 9manicotti, cooked, drained …

Easy Chicken Nachos

INGREDIENTS 1full boneless skinless chicken breast 2tablespoons oil 1⁄2package taco seasoning mix 1bag firm tortilla chips (Diane’s are good) 2cans bean dip 4cups shredded cheddar cheeseor 4 cups cheddar- monterey jack cheese chopped black olives (optional) canned chopped green chili(optional) chopped tomato, etc. (optional) salsa (optional) sour cream (optional) DIRECTIONS …

Gluten-Free Pizza Crust

INGREDIENTS 2⁄3cup brown rice flour (I use ‘garfava’ flour which is a blend) or 2⁄3 cup gram flour (I use ‘garfava’ flour which is a blend) or 2⁄3 cup fava bean flour (I use ‘garfava’ flour which is a blend) 1⁄2cup tapioca flour 2tablespoons powdered milk(Dairy alternative, 2 T tapioca …

Gluten Free French Bread

INGREDIENTS 2cups rice flour (white) 1cup tapioca flour 3teaspoons xanthan gum 1 1⁄2teaspoons salt 2teaspoons egg substitute(optional) 2tablespoons sugar 1 1⁄2cups lukewarm water 2tablespoons fast rise yeast 2tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine, melted 3egg whites, beaten slightly 1teaspoon vinegar melted butter, for brushing (optional) DIRECTIONS In the bowl of …

Master Brine Recipe for Meats

INGREDIENTS 10cloves garlic, minced 3quarts water 1⁄2cup kosher salt 1⁄4cup black peppercorns, plus 2teaspoons black peppercorns 1⁄4cup sugar, plus 2teaspoons sugar 1 1⁄2teaspoons dried thyme 1teaspoon whole allspice 1bay leaf DIRECTIONS Bring all ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Allow to …

Leighdear’s Buffalo Chicken Dip Goes Main Course (Low Carb)

INGREDIENTS 8boneless skinless chicken breasts (can use thighs, or both) salt and pepper 1tablespoon vegetable oil 3ounces cream cheese, softened 1⁄2cup ranch dressing 1⁄4cup frank’s hot sauce 1⁄4teaspoon garlic powder 1⁄2cup shredded cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350°F. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Sauté in oil til browned. …

Tangy Cocktail Meatballs

INGREDIENTS 2eggs 2cups quick oats 1(12 ounce) can evaporated milk 1cup minced onion 2teaspoons salt 1⁄2teaspoon pepper 1⁄2teaspoon garlic powder 3lbs lean ground beef Sauce 2cups ketchup 1 1⁄2cups packed brown sugar 1⁄2cup minced onion 1teaspoon liquid smoke 1⁄2teaspoon garlic powder 1⁄8teaspoon ground cloves DIRECTIONS In lg bowl, beat eggs. …

Mocha Whip Drink (Alcoholic or Not)

INGREDIENTS 4ounces chocolate milk 2ounces coffee (cold) whipped cream chocolate (shaved) 1ounce Kahlua (optional) or 1 ounce bailey’s irish cream(optional) DIRECTIONS Fill a tall glass with chipped ice. Add the chocolate milk and the cold coffee and mix gently. Top the mocha mix with your favorite whipped cream. Sprinkle the …