Sunday, February 28, 2010

Weekly Menu

Sunday- I had leftover Applebee's, the guys had pizza
Monday- Leftover
Tuesday- Chicken
Wednesday- Fend For Youself (I work til close)
Thursday- Sweet N Sour Chicken
Friday- Fend For Yourself (I work til close)

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

- 6 Tbsp unsalted butter
- 1 medium onion
- 1/4 cup flour
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups half and half
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1 head of broccoli
- 10 small carrots
- 8 ounces cheddar cheese

- In a large skillet head butter.
- Chop onion in food chopper. Add onion to melted butter. Cook until tender
- Start chopping broccoli and carrots with food chopper.
- Whisk in flour, half and half, chicken broth and nutmeg. Bring to a boil. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
- Add broccoli and carrots, simmer for 5 minutes.
-  Shred cheddar cheese.
- Add cheese, whisk until melted.
- Serve.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Turkey Sammie

Turkey Sammie

cooking spray
2 slices of bread
Miracle Whip
1 slice of cheese
3 slices of Turkey lunch meat

- Over medium heat, warm skillet. Spray with cooking spray.
- Apply miracle whip to one side of each slice of bread.
- Place one slice of bread on skillet, miracle whip side up.
- Add cheese and lunch meat to bread. Add other slice of lunch meat with miracle whip side down.
- Flip whole sandwich.
You just want to litely brown/toast eat side of the sandwich.
- Serve.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Chicken Broccoli Noodle

Chicken Broccoli Noodle

This is a really easy recipe. I was trying to use up some extra I have laying around the house and came up with something quick and easy.

- 1 package of chicken flavored ramen noodle
- 2 Tbsp Evoo
- 1/2 pound chicken
- 1 head of broccoli

- Cook ramen noodles per directions on package.
- Add 1/2 of the ramen flavoring.
- In a medium skillet, over medium heat add Evoo. Cook diced chicken thoroughly.
- Add bite size pieces of broccoli. Cook until broccoli has softened, about 3 minutes.
- Add chicken and broccoli to noodles.
- Serve.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Parmigiano Chicken Pasta

Parmigiano Chicken Pasta

1 lb Penne Pasta
2 Tbsp Evoo
1 pound of chicken cut up
1 Tbsp minced onion
1 cup shredded Parmigiano cheese

- Cook pasta per directions on box until al dente
- In a large skillet over medium heat, add evoo. Add bite size pieces of chicken.
- Cook until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
- Add minced onion. cook another minute.
- Mix pasta, chicken and cheese.
- Serve.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Cheeseburger Macaroni

Cheeseburger Macaroni

2 tbsp EVOO
1 pound ground beef
1 Tbsp minced onion
1 Tbsp chili powder
1/2 cup ketcup
1 Tbsp mustard
1 cup beef stock
1 pound macaroni
1 bag sharp cheddar cheese

- Cook macaroni per directions on box.
- In a large skillet heat add evoo over medium heat. Brown ground beef.
- Add minced onion, chili powder, ketcup, mustard, beef stock. Bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat and simmer until sauce thickens slightly.
- Add macaroni to baking dish.
- Add meat mixture.
- Top with cheese.
- You can now place in fridge until ready to cook.
- Preheat over to 400.
- Bake for 20 minutes.
- Serve.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Breaded Pork Chops

Pork Chops

- 4 thin sliced pork chops
- 1 egg
- 1 Tbsp milk
- 1 cup of itialian bread crumbs

- Preheat oven to 400 degrees
- In a bowl place the cracked egg and a whisk in milk.
- In another bowl add the bread crumbs.
- Take each pork chop and place in egg solution, flip over to coat with sides. Then place in bread cumbs. Coating both sides.
- Place coated pork chops in baking dish.
- Bake for 20 minutes.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Chicken And Biscuit

I got this recipe from Rachael Ray's Big Orange Book pg 210. It is listed as a meal for one. I just uped the ingredients and made it for two. My husband wasn't a big fan of it. I don't see this one being on our rotation.  The recipe below is the way I made it.

Chicken and Biscuit

1 Tbsp EVOO
2 boneless chicken brests
season salt
10 white mushrooms
1 small bag frozen peas and carrots
2 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp flour
1 1/2 cup chicken stock
container of biscuits

- Cook biscuits per directions on contrainer.
- In a large skillet add EVOO over medium heat.
- Add diced bite size chicken. Sprinkle with season salt.
- Saute until chicken it thoroughly cooked.
- Add chopped mushrooms and bag of fozen peas and carrots
- Saute for 5 to 7 minutes until all vegetables are tender.
- Scoot mixture over to side. Add butter. Once butter is melted stir in flour and stock.
- Mix all together.
- Simmer on low heat for 3 minutes.
- Servce over warm biscuit.