Monday, November 30, 2009
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Sunday, November 15, 2009
SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP
1 (14oz) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 (10oz) package frozen spinach, thawed and drained
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
1 Tbsp. minced garlic
1.Preheat oven 350 degrees. Lightly grease 1 quart baking dish.
2.In a medium bowl, mix together artichoke hearts, spinach,
mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, and 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese.
3.Bake in the center of the preheated oven until the cheese is melted;
about 15 min.
Serve with chips.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
CHARLENE’S CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
1 (3 ounce package instant chocolate pudding mix
1 cup cold water
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
8 ounces of Kool Whip
Chocolate candy bar shavings
Combine pudding mix, water and milk in mixer bowl. Beat for 30 seconds. Chill for 5 minutes. Fold in the Kool Whip. Spoon into a graham cracker pie crust or dessert dishes. Chill until serving time. If done in a pie, spread another 8 ounces of Kool Whip on top and then sprinkle with shavings when ready to serve. If done in dessert dishes, sprinkle with the shavings when ready to serve.
Monday, November 2, 2009
WILD RICE HARVEST CASSEROLE
4 to 5 cups diced cooked chicken
1 cup chopped celery
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
2 cups chicken broth
1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
1 small onion, chopped
1 cup uncooked wild rice, rinsed and drained
1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
3/4 cup cashew pieces
Chopped fresh parsley
In a skillet, brown chicken and celery in butter. In a large bowl, combine soup and broth until smooth. Add the mushrooms, onion, rice, poultry seasoning and chicken mixture. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour. Uncover and bake for 30 minutes. Stir; sprinkle with cashews. Return to the oven for 15 minutes or until the rice is tender. Garnish with parsley. Yield: 10-12 servings
Always gutted that you can never finish using the toothpaste left in the tube? Cut it open with a pair of big scissors, use up whatever you can for the last time. Should there be some leftover, use it to clean and polish your silverware and silver jewelry. Works perfectly!