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Monday, February 13, 2012

Meat Loaf

2 eggs
3/4 cup milk
1 cup italian style bread crumbs
1/2 of an onion, chopped
2 Tbls. dry parsley
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. basil
1 1/2 pounds hamburger

1/4- 1/2 cup ketchup
1/4 cup honey bbq sauce
3 Tbls. brown sugar
1 tsp. mustard

Mix first 8 ingredients and pat into a casserole dish...we like ours about 2 inches deep.  Mix topping and spread ontop.  Bake in a 350 degree oven uncovered for 1 to 1 hour 15 minutes.

Mornin' French Toast

4 eggs, beaten
1 cup milk
2 Tbls. sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1 heaping tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
12  slices of wheat bread

Heat griddle, and spray with cooking spray.  Mix all ingredients with a wire wisk and quickly dip bread on both sides, placing on griddle.  Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side.  Enjoy with your favorite toppings.

Banana chocolate chip Bread

5-6 mashed ripe bananas
1 Cup Sugar
1/2 C. cooking oil
2 eggs

2 Cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg

1 cup chocolate chips

Grease the bottom of either 4 small loaf pans or two larger loaf pans.  Set aside. In a large bowl mash bananas, add sugar, oil and eggs, combine.  Gently add flour, powder, soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.  mix vigorously incorporating the flour mixture into wet ingredients.  Fold in Chocolate chips, divide dough evenly into pans.   Bake in a 350 degree.  4 loafs for 35 minutes or 2 loaves for 45 minutes. Cool in pan for 5 minutes than flip out onto wire racks.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Peanut Chocolate Cake Recipe
•1/2 cup butter, softened
•2-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
•3 eggs
•3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
•2 teaspoons vanilla extract
•2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
•2 teaspoons baking soda
•1/2 teaspoon salt
•1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
•1 cup water

:•1 cup butter, softened
•1 cup peanut butter
•4 cups confectioners' sugar
•1/4 cup milk
•2 teaspoons vanilla extract
•1 cup finely chopped peanuts (optional)

•In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy; beat in eggs, chocolate and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with the sour cream, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in water.

•Pour into two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

•For frosting, in a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter, confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in milk and vanilla until smooth; set aside.

•Cut each cake horizontally into two layers. Place bottom layer on a serving plate; top with 1/2 cup frosting. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining frosting. Gently press peanuts into sides of cake.
Recipe can be found on

Monday, February 6, 2012

Crockpot Sesame Pork Ribs

3/4 c. Brown sugar
3 Tbls. honey
1/2 C. soy sauce
1/2 C. ketchup
2 Tbls. vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. red pepper
1 onion, sliced
2 Tbls. sesame seeds
4 lbs. boneless country style pork ribs

In crock pot add onions to the bottom, mix remaining ingredients  add ribs and cover.  cook on low for 6-7 hours. Put in broiled with sesame seeds for a few minutes.