Category Archives: Recipes that were so good I will make again.

Chocolate Eclair Cupcakes, (picture to follow)

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¬†These were so good! Instead of putting the custard in my cupcake I put in some chocolate frosting that I had made a couple of days before. It was a nice surprise of having something in the middle. I have never had a cupcake like this before. ūüôā

Ingredients:

1/2 Cup of Sugar

1/4 Cup of Butter

1 egg

1 teaspoon of Vanilla

3/4 cup of Flour

1 teaspoon Baking Powder

1/4 cup of Milk

Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tin with 6 liners.
  2. Cream together sugar and butter. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  3. Combine flour and baking powder and add to creamed mixture alternately with the milk.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Cool cupcakes. Using paring knife, remove the top of cupcake. Fill with the custard.
  6. Replace the cake top and then drizzle with glaze.

Custard filling Recipe:

2 boxes instant vanilla pudding

2 cups of milk

Homemade whipped cream: (you could use real whipped cream, but that’s not too healthy.)

1 cup of heavy whipping cream

1 Tablespoon of sugar

1 teaspoon of vanilla

Steps:

  1. Combine the vanilla pudding and milk.
  2. Combine the heavy whipping cream, sugar and vanilla.
  3. Then whisk milk and pudding together until thick.
  4. Fold in cool whip.

Chocolate Glaze:

3 Tablespoons of butter

2 onces of chocolate

3 Tablespoons of milk

3 Tablespoons of corn syrup

1 1/2 cup of flour

Steps:

  1. Melt butter and chocolate together on low.
  2. Whisk in all the remaining ingredients until smooth.

 

Easy Chicken Tetrazzini

This was a two day recipe because of how our class is. I’m sure that this could be a one day.

Ingredients:

4 oz spaghetti

1 1/2 T butter

1/2 of a small onion

2 T flour

1 1/4 cup milk

1/4 cup of mushrooms (if desired)

1/2 t Chicken bouillon granules

1/4 t salt

2 T parmesan

1 cup cooked, cubed chicken or turkey.

Steps:

Day 1:

  1. Rinse and trim chicken. Cut into bite-size pieces.
  2. Heat a small amount of oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Cook chicken in skillet until no longer pink.
  4. Put in a bowl, cover with saran wrap and label.

Day 2:

  1. In saucepan, cook spaghetti and drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and sauté onion until tender.
  3. Stir in flour; cook briefly (this is called a roux). Gradually stir in milk, mushrooms, bouillon, and salt.
  4. Cook, stirring until slightly thickened. Stir in cheese and chicken.
  5. Add drained spaghetti. Stir all together, serve, and enjoy!

I don’t have any pictures of this recipe sorry about that. This was a really good one though!

Meatballs

Ingredients: (When I made this recipe with my mom we trippled it so that we could feed 11 to 12 people)

1/2lb ground beef

1/4 lb ground pork

1 egg

1/2 t. Worcestershire sauce

1/4 c. bread crumbs

1/2 t. salt

1/4 t pepper

1 T. minced onion

1 t. minced garlic.

Sauce:

Ketchup, mustard and brown sugar.

Steps:

1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.

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2. Roll into small balls and place on foil-lined cookie sheet with sides.

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3. Bake for 10 minutes at 425 degrees.

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4. Warm BBQ sauce in a saucepan. Toss cooked meatballs in sauce and serve.

 

 

Potato Cheese Soup:

Ingredients:

3 large potatoes

1 stalk of celery, minced

1 small onion, minced

1/2 carrot, grated

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons white vinegar

3 Tablespoons flour

2 cups of milk

8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese

4 oz. shredded mj cheese, (optional)

2 slices bacon, cooked, (optional)

1 Tablespoon chopped green onion, (optional)

Steps:

1. Peel potatoes and chop into bite-size pieces.

2. Combine vegetables with the chicken stock, salt and vinegar in a large stock pot.

3. Bring the stock to a boil over medium heat.

4. Reduce heat, cover, and let simmer for 20 minutes.

5. Wisk together flour and milk.

6. Add the milk mixture to soup and simmer uncovered for 8 minutes or until soup has thickened.

7. Add grated cheese and stir until melted.

8. To serve, top bowls with the bacon and green onions if desired.

This was a great soup recipe, especially if you like potatoes and cheese.

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(This recipe was from Mrs. Berry, my Foods teacher.)

Crunchy Potato Cheese Balls

Ingredients:

2 potatoes, chopped

1/4 cup of milk

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 onion powder

4 Tablespoons of butter, divided

2 oz. cheese, cubed

1/2 cup crushed corn flakes

2 Tablespoons crumbled bacon

Steps:

1. In a medium saucepan, boil potatoes until fork tender.

2. Drain potatoes and mash with 2 T butter, onion powder, milk and salt.

3. Shape mashed potatoes into balls with the cheese cube in the center.

4. Roll into the cornflakes. Brush with the remaining butter and place on cookie sheet.

5. Broil for 4 to 5 minutes at 350 degrees.

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The Crunchy Cheese Ball is the last potato ball, the first two are from another recipe.

 

 

Pretzels

Pretzel 1  An unbaked pretzel.

We did this recipe in two days since one class period is an hour. We also had to wait for the dough to rise.

Ingredients:

1 1/4 teaspoon dry yeast

3/4 cup warm water

1 1/2 cups of Flour

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon Salt

Steps:

1. Put yeast and water in a large bowl and stir until dissolved. The water has to be 115 degrees. *Note: Don’t let the water be too hot or you will kill the yeast!

2. Sift the flour, sugar, and salt together in a small bowl.

3. Gradually stir the flour mixture into the liquid mixture.

4. Knead the dough until smooth and elastic.

5. Grease a medium sized bowl and place the dough into the bowl.

6. Plastic wrap the bowl and refrigerate overnight to let the dough rise.

Part 2/Day 2:

Ingredients:

1 Egg, beaten,

1 Tablespoon coarse salt

Steps:

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

2. Grease a cookie sheet.

3. Roll each piece into long “pencil-thin” ropes.

4. Loop each rope into a pretzel. (Or any other shape you might like, I found that making the pretzel was hard.)

5. Using a pastry brush, brush each pretzel with the beaten egg.

6. Sprinkle with salt.

7. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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(This recipe was from Mrs. Berry, my Foods teacher.)

 

Pumpkin Cookie Recipe.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup of margarine

1 cup of Sugar

1 cup of Pumpkin

1 teaspoon Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups Flour

1 teaspoon Vanilla

1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

(Powdered sugar icing)

Steps:

1. Cream margarine, sugar and pumpkin.

Sift dry ingredients and add to the creamed mixture.

3. Add the vanilla and chopped nuts.

4. Bake on greased cookie sheets at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

5. Frost with powdered sugar icing if you would like it. (although it tastes better with it.)

Pumpkin cookie

 

This is a bigger cookie only because our group had four people in it and we had a small square cookie sheet. I’m not normally a pumpkin person but these were delicious!

Chili Cook off Recipe. (Very Spicy!)

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 onions yellow, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • 1 lb of ground beef
  • About 6 pieces of bacon-chopped ( apple wood)
  • .5 lb. ground pork
  • 6 (15 ounce) cans tomato puree
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce can) pork and beans, undrained
  • 1/2 cup of apple juice
  • 1.5 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp of oregano
  • 2 tablespoons of ¬†chili powder
  • 1 .5 tablespoons of cayenne red pepper
  • ¬ľ tsp of sage
  • ¬ľ tsp of garlic salt
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of cumin
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • salt¬†& white pepper to taste
  • Garnishing
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Cilantro
  • Sour cream
  • Baked potatoes at least 4

Directions:

  • ¬†In a large pan, cook the onion, bell pepper, and the jalapeno in coconut oil until soft.
  • Cook pork and ground beef until browned in a large pot.
  • In a large pan cook 6 pieces of bacon once cooked and slightly browned chop bacon into small pieces. Place bacon into the large pot with the other meat and add about ¬ľ of bacon grease to it.
  • Add all remaining ingredients and cooked ingredients in the large pot and bring just to a boil, stirring well.
  • Take the baked potatoes and¬† cut in half. Take the halves and remove the inside leaving the skin to create a bowl. Pour the chili inside on the potatoes.
  • Serve hot with sour cream, cheddar cheese & chopped cilantro to garnish.
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†Potatoes with Chili
  • (This recipe was made up by my friend Andrea)