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Showing posts from August, 2013

Easiest Rice Pecan Pudding Recipe

1 cup Arborio rice ( Risotto Rice) 1/2 cup sugar salt 4 3/4 cups half and half or whole milk divided 2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup heavy cream cinnamon halved pecans Sugar cookies for garnish In a saucepan add 4 1/2 cups half and half, salt, sugar and rice. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes.  Uncover and boil until creamy around 5 more minutes.  Stir in vanilla and the remaining half and half or milk (1/4 cup). Refrigerate covered for 1 hour or more. Before serving stir in the heavy cream and sprinkle top with  around 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Garnish with pecan halves and a sugar cookie.

Open Faced Calzone Pizza with Meat, Peppers, Mushrooms Recipe

  If you have the time I totally recommend you making homemade pizza dough . You can add any topping you like but this ends up being a whole meal in itself. Easy and everyone is more than satisfied!     Leftover sausage sliced from Sunday Sauce Curt's Next Generation Sauce Meatballs sliced leftover for Sunday Sauce Chopped  or sliced Peppers Roasted are great on this pizza Sliced Mushrooms Black Olives Grating Cheese Mozzarella use Whole Milk it melts better and taste better Parsley, basil and oregano fresh when possible 1 lb fresh dough or pizza shell Here's Mom's Pizza Dough Recipe Spread the dough out on cookie sheet or pizza pan, it's easier using shortening to spread out than olive oil makes it shrink back and then let it rise around 1 hour, however I use parchment paper to avoid the extra calories.  Add  the toppings of everything your heart desires from the options above. Top with grating cheese and mozzarella and bake on a hot preheate

Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Jack Daniels Barbecue Recipe

Chicken Skewers with my Jack Daniels Sauce Pineapple and Peppers 4 chicken breast cut into chunks marinated see below fresh or canned pineapple chunks peppers cut up into small pieces wooden skewers 1 recipe of my Jack Daniels Barbecue Sauce CLICK HERE Marinade: 1/4 cup olive oil, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 1 teaspoon chili powder,  1/2 teaspoon salt, black pepper and pinch of cayenne pepper. Place chicken in a ziplock bag 3 hours in the refrigerator. Soak the skewers in water for around 30 minutes. Thread the skewers with pineapple, peppers, chicken. Heat grill to medium heat. Grill on both sides around 10 minutes each side. Brush with Jack Daniels Sauce , reserve more for dipping.