Saturday, October 25, 2008
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Friday, June 20, 2008
2 1/2 cups seasoned croutons
1 pound pork sausage
2 1/4 cup milk
1 (10 3/4 oz) can cream of mushroom soup
fresh spinach leaves (good size handfull)
8 oz. fresh mushrooms chopped to desired size
half medium onion chopped
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Spread croutons in greased 9x13 baking pan. Brown sausage in a medium skillet, remove when browned and reserve a tiny bit of drippings and saute the onions and mushrooms.
In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk and mustard. Stir in the cheeses and the soup. Spread spinach leaves over the croutons, top with the sausage and mushrooms. Pour egg mixture over all. Refridgerate overnight.
In the morning - preheat oven to 325 degrees F
Bake for 50 to 55 minutes until set and lightly browned. Serve hot.
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
As promised in my last post; here are the photos of my organizer project. Here is the link for the recipe or instructions if you prefer.
Empty organizer, notice how sturdy! Easier to load this way
Look what I can fit in this thing! I tweeked the pattern to use in my gym bag. It measures 36" x 8" - Pocket is 36"x 7'.
Rolled and ready to put in my gym bag.
In the bag! Spread out to the sides and it leaves a nice area in the center for my towel and clean clothes. Throw in a plastic bag for wet stuff.
Can't wait to finish a smaller one to easily do my quick purse change!!
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
The true test for me is that I've been inspired to finish projects and even to do a little creating. I made one of the super simple and very functional purse organizers. I found a free pattern at http://thegivingflower.de/?p=920 and of course as per my norm, I tweeked it to suit my needs. Awesome! Any little project that can be finished in less than a day is a great mood booster. Pictures will be coming soon.
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Monday, January 7, 2008
2 1/2 to 3 pounds chicken breasts about 3 whole breasts (1 large rotiserrie chicken, cut up or shred)
6 cups chicken broth, homemade, canned (boxed)
2 T extra virgin olive oil
2 medium onions, chopped, about 2 C
8 large garlic cloves, chopped or crushed
3 or 4 red or green 3 inch chilies finely chopped (canned chopped green chilies)
1 T ground cumin
1 T died oregano preferable Mexican
1/2 t. ground cinnamon
1 pound small white beans, great northern, navy or other, covered and soaked overnight. (minimum of 2 cans any white beans)
Coarse sea salt
Tabasco or other bottled hot sauce
3 to 4 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese
Tomato salsa (deli fire roasted salsa)
Lime wedges (lime juice)
In a 5 to 6 quart pot cook the chicken in the broth. remove the chicken from the broth and cube or shred. Reserve broth in another container. Using the same pot, warm the olive oil and saute the onion until almost borown and add the garlic and saute for another 30 seconds or so.
Add the chilies, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, beans and reserved broth. If using dried beans, simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours til beans are tender (canned beans? - continue to next step)
Stir in the chicken and simmer. Taste and adjust seasoning to your preference with salt and hot sauce.
Just before serving stir in 1 cup of the shredded cheese.
Serve in deep or flat bowls with side dishes of grated cheese, sour cream, salsa, and lime. (We also like white corn tortilla chips with this)
Serves 6 to 8 (3 to 4 of my men)
Before adding the cheese this can be refridgerated for several days (not in my house) or frozen for up to 6 months.