Monday, June 29, 2009

Oh' Henry

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You can't go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate. This is another one of those recipes that I've had forever. Not sure where the original came from.

Mix & Bring to a Boil:
1 cup karo syrup
1 cup sugar

Remove from heat and add:
1 cup chunky peanut butter

Stir until dissolved.

6 cups rice krispies

Stir until well coated.

Melt 1 package of chocolate chips and spread over the top. Cut into squares.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

I've been making this bread for a long time. It always comes out perfect. Very moist, delicious bread.

Recipe: All Recipes

3 cups white sugar
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree
1 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup water
4 eggs
3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 TBSP ground cinnamon
1 TBSP ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 ½ teaspoons salt
1 cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour three 9 x 5 loaf pans.

In a large bowl, combine sugar, pumpkin, oil, water and eggs. Beat until smooth. Blend in flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts. Fill pans ½ to ¾ full.

Bake for 1 hour, or until an inserted knife comes out clean. Cool on wire racks before removing from pan.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Teriyaki Rice Bowl

Very good. I love this with brown rice.

Recipe: Rumbi

1 cup rice (brown/white), prepared
1 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
3/4 cup chopped vegetables, julienne (carrots, broccoli, zucchini)
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 cup Teriyaki sauce
chili garlic sauce

Cook rice according to package directions; keep warm.

Grill chicken breast, or bake in oven.

Pour sesame oil in hot wok or skillet and sauté vegetables for about 3 minutes.

Mix teriyaki sauce and a few drops of chili garlic sauce together. Chop chicken breast into slices and pour teriyaki sauce over chicken.

To serve: Place rice in bottom of a large bowl. Put sautéed vegetables over rice. Top off bowl with seasoned chicken.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Honey Butter

Add 1/2 to 3/4 cup butter to 1/4 cup honey. Butter should be softened. Mix with beaters to get a fluffy consistency. I like to add a few dashes of cinnamon. Perfect for Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Cosmopolitan Jell-O Cups

Simple and good.

Recipe: Kraft

1 pkg (3 oz) strawberry jello
1 cup orange sherbet
cool whip topping (can)

Add 1 cup boiling water to gelatin mix in medium bowl. Stir 2 mins. until completely dissolved.

Stir in sherbet until melted. Pour into 4 martini glasses.

Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Top each with 1 TBSP cool whip just before serving.