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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Red Lobster Biscuits

What you need:
2 cups Bisquick
2/3 cups milk
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

How to make them:
Mix all ingredients.  Heat in the microwave for 30 seconds.  Drop spoonfuls onto cookie sheet.  Bake 10 minutes at 425 degrees.  Remove from oven.

Melt stick of butter in microwave and add 1/2 tsp garlic salt.  Mix and brush on biscuits.  Serve hot.

These are super easy and very delicious!
And they really do taste like biscuits from Red Lobster!


Thursday, August 19, 2010

Deep Fried Jalapeno Slices

What you Need:
1 Cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 eggs
1 cup beer
1/2 quart vegetable oil
2 cups sliced jalapeno peppers

How to Make it:
1.  Mix flour, salt, pepper, red chili powder, garlic powder, eggs, and beer together in a bowl.

2.  In a deep fryer, or large pot, heat oil to 365 degrees F.

3.  Dip the sliced jalapenos in the batter.  Place battered jalapenos in deep fryer.  The jalapenos are fully cooked when they float to the surface of the oil.  They should be golden brown and crispy.

My husband loves to get these as an appetizer whenever we go out to dinner.  These taste just as good and are so simple to make!


Friday, August 6, 2010

Chili Mac

1 pound ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can Mexican or chili-styled stewed tomatoes, undrained
1/2 cup water
1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
2 cups elbow macaroni or small shells, cooked and drained
2 cups mexican style shredded cheese, divided

1.  cook ground beef, onion and green pepper in large skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until beef is no longer pink; pour off drippings.  add tomatoes, water and taco seasoning; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2.  toss cooked pasta with meat mixture into an 11 x 7 inch baking dish.  sprinkle with 1 cup cheese; top with remaining meat mixture.  cover with foil; bake in preheated 375 degrees F oven 30 minutes.  uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese.  return to oven 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. 

this recipe is quick and simple and the entire family will love it.  a much tastier version of the 'hamburger helper' chili mac i grew up eating!