Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs – Why are they Deviled?  Eat one, you’ll know why.Gather the following ingredients:12 Eggs
6 tbsp. mayonnaise
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. mustard
1 tsp. vinegar

Place the eggs in cold water, make sure they are covered completely, bring the water to a boil over a high heat.  Reduce heat to a Medium boil and cook for 12 minutes more.  When you remove the eggs from the boiling water immediately place them into cold water.
– this will keep the yolks a bright yellow color

Remove the shells from the eggs.  Cut in half lengthwise.  Remove the yolks and place them into a bowl.

Smash the yolks with a fork and add the mayonnaise, sugar, mustard, and vinegar.  Mix.

Spoon the mixture back into the egg whites carefully.

Garnish with a light sprinkling of paprika.

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Whiskey BBQ Sliders

BBQ Sliders

BBQ Sliders – this is worth the effortGather the following ingredients:

2 pounds ground beef
4 Tbls. butter
1 whole large yellow onion, diced
1/2 cup Whiskey

1 cup BBQ sauce
1/4 cup jalapeno diced

12 buns

Large frying pan

Dice the onion and jalapenos very small.

Divide the ground beef into 12 small patties.  Season both sides with your favorite seasoning mix.

Melt the butter in the skillet over a medium-high heat.  Cook the patties until they are almost done in the middle.  3-4 minutes per side.  Remove the patties from the pan and set aside.

Leave 2 Tbsp. of grease in the skillet.  Cook the diced onions in the skillet for about 3 minutes.

Turn off the stove for a minute if cooking over a gas flame before you pour in the whiskey.  Poor in the whiskey.

Stir and cook until the whiskey is reduced by half, 2-3 minutes.

Stir in the jalapenos and BBQ sauce.

Reduce the heat to low and put the patties back into the pan.  Turn them over to coat both sides.  Allow the patties to simmer in the sauce until it is hot and bubbly.

Serve each slider on a bun with a spoon full of sauce over the patty.

*  You can toast the inside of the bun by coating it in butter and cooking it in a pan until toasted.

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Taverns – What on Earth is a Sloppy Joe?  That my friend is a Tavern.  I would like to thank the Anthon-Oto Community School for this recipe.  It is designed to be increased per pound.  I suggest making at least 2 lbs.Gather the following ingredients:

1 lb hamburger
1 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 cup ketchup
1 tbsp. oatmeal
1/8 tsp. chili powder

Large frying pan

Brown the hamburger, cook until tender, drain (optional in my opinion).

Add brown sugar, salt, and pepper.  Stir.

Add the oatmeal, Worcestershire Sauce, ketchup, and chili powder.  Stir.

Simmer on low a little while until you think it is ready.  Watch to make sure it doesn’t burn.

Serve on a bun when ready.  Maybe with feta cheese, dill pickle relish, and ketchup.

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Taco Soup

Taco Soup

Taco Soup – Crock Pot

Gather the following ingredients:

1 lb. ground beef
1 can corn
1 can pinto beans
1 can black beans
1 can kidney beans
1 can Mexican stewed tomatoes
1 can stewed tomatoes
1 small can green chilies
1 package taco seasoning

Optional items:
1 small onion chopped – cook with ground beef
1 package ranch dressing – this is too tangy for me

Large skillet

Optional extras:
Sour cream

Brown the hamburger and drain.

Combine all of the ingredients into the crock pot.  DO NOT DRAIN ANY OF THE CANS!

Cook until ready.  Maybe a couple of hours.  It is ready to eat.

Optional:  serve over Fritos with sour cream

Egg Bake

Egg Bake

Egg Bake – a great breakfast foodGather the following ingredients:

Bacon and/or sausage
Hash browns
Green pepper and/or red pepper
2 cups shredded cheese

8 eggs
2 cups milk

Cheyenne pepper

2 mixing bowls
Large glass pan

Preheat oven 350 degrees.

Cook the bacon and/or sausage.

Mix the thawed hash browns, mushroom bits, chopped pepper(s), 1 cup shredded cheese, and the cooked meat in a bowl.  Transfer to glass pan.

Break 8 eggs into a bowl.  Pour in 2 cups of milk.  Mix with a fork.  Pour over the top of the mixture in the glass pan.

Top with the remaining cheese.

Bake for 50 – 60 minutes.  When you stick it with a fork it shouldn’t be eggy, greasy from the cheese maybe, but not eggy.

Let it cool a little and serve.

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Aztec Casserole

Aztec Casserole

Aztec Casserole – It’s hot.Gather the following ingredients:

9 – 6 inch corn tortillas
2 cans 10 oz. enchilada sauce
2 cups sour cream
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
3 cans diced jalapenos
1 cup fresh corn kernels, drained
1 lb. boneless chicken breast
Chili pepper for taste

Medium size pot
2 medium bowls
Large glass pan

Boil the chicken breasts in the pot for 30 minutes, until cooked through.  Cut into small squares.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a medium bowl combine the sour cream, cheese, chili peppers, corn, and chicken.  Mix well.

Tear or cut the tortillas in half.  Poor the enchilada sauce into a bowl.  Dip the halves into the sauce and arrange half of them onto the bottom of a lightly greased glass pan.

Spread half of the chicken mixture over the tortilla layer.  Repeat.

Pour the enchilada sauce over the top.

Bake in for 30 minutes.

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Cream Cheese Pickle Wrap

Pickle wrapped in cream cheese and bread – appetizer

Pickle wrapped in cream cheese and bread – appetizerGather the following ingredients:

Small pickles
Loaf of bread
Cream cheese

Zap the cream cheese in the microwave for 20 seconds to make it soft enough to spread.

Cut the crust off the bread.

Spread the cream cheese on the bread.  Place a pickle in the middle.  Fold the bread.  Cut into fourths.

Place on a plate to serve.  Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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