Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Cheaters Chicken Parm


4 chicken breasts (skinless and boneless)
1 c flour
2 c italian bread crumbs
2 eggs
2 T milk
salt and pepper to taste
2 c marinara sauce
2 c mozzerella cheese
1/2 c parm cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pound chicken breasts to a single thickness. Mix flour, salt & pepper together. Mix bread crumbs with 1/4 c parm cheese. Beat eggs and milk together. Set up an assembly line. Dredge chicken in flour mix, egg mix, and then bread crumb mix and place in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in oven 20-30 minutes until chicken is done.
Top each chicken breast with marinara sauce and a layer of mozzerella cheese. Place pan back in oven until cheese is melted and golden brown.
Serve over pasta or individually. Top with shredded parm cheese.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Bedtime Elf Meringue Cookies


2 egg whites
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Beat egg whites until frothy; gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until glossy and stiff peaks form. Beat in vanilla.
Drop meringue by rounded teaspoonfuls onto parchment lined cookie sheets.
Place pan in oven and turn oven off. Leave overnight!! (7-8 hours)

Cool before removing from pan.

I originally got this recipe from this link and tried it.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Grilled Holiday Sandwich

Have you ever been starving and you want something, sweet/salty/creamy/crunchy/tangy/tart/meaty/melty all at once?

Yea, I was pregnant once too. And from pregnancy alone this sandwich was born.


Smoked turkey

Provolone Cheese

Chipolte Mayo

Cranberry Sauce

Sour Dough Bread, Sliced

(and sometimes thinly sliced red onion)



1. Take 2 slices of sourdough bread and butter the outside with butter. Then spread the inside with chipolte mayo.

2. Place a slice of provolone on the mayo side of each bread.

3. Layer one slice with turkey (and onions if you are using them)

4. Spread the other slice with cranberry relish

5. Put two halves together and brown in a skillet over medium heat or in a panini press (if you have one) until cheese is melted and outside of bread is golden brown.

Saturday, August 2, 2008

Farmer's Scramble

2 Medium Potatoes
4 strips of bacon, cut into bite size pieces
2 Green Onions, Chopped
1/4 cup diced bell pepper
4 button mushrooms, stems removed and sliced
4 eggs
4 T cream
3 slices colby cheese
1 clove garlic
salt & pepper
1. Cook bacon in heavy skillet until golden brown and then remove.
2. Add potatoes to bacon grease, season with salt and pepper to taste and cook until tender.
3. Stir in bell pepper, mushroom and green onion and cook until peppers are fork tender.
4. Add garlic. Stir back in the cooked bacon.
5. Scramble eggs with cream and pour into skillet. Stir until all eggs are cooked. Add cheese.