Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Recipe: Buffalo chicken sandwich

Quick and easy!
Tyson's chicken patties
Red Hot Buffalo sauce
Ranch or Blue cheese
Cook chicken as directed on package. Add 1/2 cup of sauce in bowl and coat each side of the pattie.
Could also cut the pattie into strips and add lettuce and tomato and wrap in a flour tortilla.

Recipe: Spinach dip

1 c Mayonnaise

1 c sour cream

1 envelope Good Seasons Italian Salad dressing mix

1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained

Thaw frozen spinach in a colander and run cold water. Squeeze spinach to remove liquid.

Mix mayonnaise, sour cream and salad dressing until well blended. Add spinach and refrigerate. Makes 3 cups

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Tip: toys

Happy meal toys from McDonald's make great toys for camping and the beach.

Quick Tip: Nectarines

Place nectarines in a brown paper bag for a day or two to ripen.

Tip: Flat iron

To prevent burning your vanity, purchase a ceramic platter to lay your curling iron on. I bought this one at T.J. Maxx for $6.00.

Recipe: Shrimp Kabobs

You'll love this one!
1 pound fresh or frozen medium-large shrimp, cleaned
1 green or red pepper, cut into pieces
1/4 medium pineapple, cut into chunks (you can use can)
4 green onions, cut into 1" pieces
Barbecue sauce
Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Alternate shrimp, green pepper, pineapple and green onions on skewers. Grill the kabobs over medium coals for 6-8 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, turning once and brushing w/ sauce halfway through grilling. Note - soak wood skewers for 20 minutes before preparing the kabobs.

Check this out!

Check out Boboli's web site to see how to grill pizza.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Bread

2 ( 1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate

3 eggs

2 c white sugar

1 c vegetable oil

2 c grated zucchini

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 c all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

3/4 c semisweet chocolate chips

3/4 c chopped walnuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray two 9x5 inch loaf pans with cooking spray. Microwave chocolate squares until melted. Stirring occasionally until chocolate is smooth. In a lg. bowl, mix eggs, sugar, oil, grated zucchini, vanilla and chocolate squares, beat well. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Fold in chocolate chips. Pour in to the pans and bake for 60 to 70 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.