Thursday, April 30, 2009

7-Up chicken marinade

1 c. 7-Up or sprite
1/2 c. vegetable oil
6 chicken breasts
1/2 c. soy sauce
1/2 tsp. Horseradish

Mix together. Marinate chicken breast for 4-5 hours.
Then cook on grill or in the crock pot. If using a crock
pot cook on high for about 3 hours.

Lemon Marinade for Chicken

1/2 c. butter
1 tsp. Worcestershire
1/3 c. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. water
1/4 tsp. Tabasco sauce
1/4 tsp. pepper

Heat all ingredients in pan until butter melts, cool. Pour over
2-3 pounds chicken in Ziploc bag. Marinate for 2 hours and grill.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Cupcake winner

The winner of the cupcake book
and baking kit is Stephanie! Congrats
Stephanie! Please email me at with
your address and will get the prize
to you.

Thanks everyone for playing.
Look for more giveaways coming soon!

Friday, April 24, 2009

Cupcake Book & Baking Kit giveaway

I love cupcakes! So, I am giving away this cupcake book and baking kit. Leave a comment by April 28th and I will post the lucky winner on April 29th! Good Luck everyone! :)

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Slow Cooker Lasagna

1 pound ground beef
1 jar spaghetti sauce
1/2 box no boil lasagna noodles,
gently broken in half
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 cup onion finely minced
12 ounces ricotta cheese
2 cup Mozzarella cheese shredded
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Grease inside of slow cooker with olive oil or cooking spray.
Combine beef, spaghetti sauce, spices and onion in a bowl
and mix well. Combine ricotta and mozzarella in a separate
bowl In slow cooker, layer beef, noodles, and cheese mixture.
Create several layers. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Gooey Butter Cake

1 box yellow cake mix, without pudding (I used chocolate)
1 stick of butter, melted
1 egg
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
16 oz powdered sugar
2 eggs

Preheat oven to 350*.  Mix together cake mix, butter and 1 egg until thick and smooth.  Press into 9 x 13 inch buttered pan.  Beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and 2 eggs until thoroughly mixed.  Pour on top of cake mixture.  Bake for 30-35 minutes.  Sprinkle top with powdered sugar.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Bacon-Wrapped Garlic Chicken

4 bacon slices
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 10oz can roasted garlic cream of mushroom soup
1/2 c. sour cream
1/4 c. flour

Wrap one slice bacon around each chicken breast. Place in slow cooker. Combine soup, sour cream, flour and mix together. Pour over chicken. Cook on low 6-8 hours(or high 3-4.) Serve over potatoes or rice for an easy fabulous meal!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

1 (16 ounce) package confectioners' sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup butter
1 tablespoon milk
8 (1 ounce) squares semi-sweet chocolate
1 tablespoon shortening

In a mixing bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, peanut butter,
butter and milk (if needed for moisture) until blended. Shape
mixture into two 1/2 pound eggs or make a bunch of smaller eggs.
Freeze eggs for 1 hour. While the eggs are freezing, cut semi-sweet
chocolate into small pieces and place in top of double boiler with
shortening. Melt over medium heat, stirring frequently until
smooth. Stick a long-tined fork in top of each peanut butter egg,
dip it in melted chocolate to cover then drain on waxed paper.
When the eggs are cooled and set, decorate the eggs to suit
your fancy.
Recipe and picture from Allrecipes

Spring Treats

I found these adorable treats at Bright Ideas.
Click here for the directions

Friday, April 3, 2009

Strawberry Banana Split

1 banana
3 scoops of Hagendaz vanilla ice cream
1 and a 1/2 cups Geradeli chocolate chips
5 to 10 strawberries according to preference
1 to 2 Tbsp sugar according to preference

First, fours ahead of time, clean and cut the strawberries into small chunks. Place strawberries in a bowl, add sugar. Set for 4 hours in the refrigerator covered.

Second, cut the banana 4 times length wise and then cut in half. Arrange in bowl. Take chocolate chips, place in microwave safe container. Put in microwave and heat for 40 seconds at 50 % power or until melted.

Completely emerge banana slices in chocolate. Wait until the chocolate hardens before adding other ingredients. Scoop 3 balls of ice cream and place on top of banana slices. Pour strawberries on top of ice cream.

And enjoy and eat!!!