Monday, November 24, 2008

I have been tagged

Thanks Angie.
Ok this is not a recipe but I have been tagged and I need to follow rules.


1- link to the person that tagged you;

2-post the rules on your blog

3-share 6 non-important things habits/quirks about yourself

4-tag 6 random people at the end of your post, by linking to their blogs

5-let each person know they have been tagged by leaving a a comment on their website

6-let your tagged peeps know once your entry is up

6 non-important things about me

1- I can never concentrate on one thing at a time.
2- I have to have a Pepsi first thing in the morning.
3- This might not be non-important thing, but I have never read Twilight or do I plan on it. (but my daughter has read each book like 3X each.)refer to #1
4- In the morning I love to cuddle up with my baby girl and watch all of her shows. Like "Dora, Diego, wonder pets, Wow Wow Wubbzy ect...
5- My favorite cereal is Cheerios NO sugar.
6- Right now I am sitting here thinking "Do I even know of 6 different people with bloggs to tag?"

Well here it goes,
My 6 tag victums,
1- Amy
2- Leslie
3- Paula
4- Shauntelle
5- Tina
6- Kim

Truly I am not copying Angie, I just do not know others with blogs at this time. I am rather new at this.
This is fun.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Carnitas and potatoes

2 or 3 potatoes cut and boiled.
flour tortillas
grated cheese or sliced cheese.
Go to Costco and get a package of Carnitas. (For those that do not know what Carnitas is, it is pork, it is pre cooked and you just need to follow instructions to fix).
Take flour tortillas, Line tortillas with cheese, put potatoes on, add carnitas top with salsa, ranch, taco sauce or any other toppings you like. Carnitas are very versatile, You can do so much with it.

Sugar cookies

Sorry I have not done the sugar cookie recipe. It will come sometime.

Buttermilk Pancakes

This is from a cousin of mine, Thank you Carisa.

1 cup flour
1 Tablespoon sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 egg
2 Tablespoons oil
1 cup buttermilk, or 1 Tablespoon vinegar and milk to make 1 cup (let set 5 minutes)

Mix dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix eggs, oil and milk. Combine wet and dry ingredients just until smooth. Drop from a spoon onto a hot greased griddle. Cook until top is full of tiny bubbles. Turn over and brown other side.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Banana Nut Bread

2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
6 eggs
6 bananas
2 tsp. soda
6 Tablespoons sour milk
4 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
1 cup nuts chopped

Dissolve soda in sour milk; set aside. Cream together sugar and shortning until smooth.
Add salt, eggs, and bananas. Alternate the flour and milk mixture; beat well. Add the nuts.
Bake 50-60 minutes at 375. Makes 3 loaves

To get sour milk add about 1 1/2 teaspoon of vinegar and enough milk to make the 6 Tablespoons needed. Let stand 3 or 4 minutes to thiken. Then desolve the soda in the milk.

Potato Pepperjack Soup

This soup comes from a neighbor and friend.
Thank you Leslie for this.
4 c. diced potatoes
1 med. Green bell pepper, diced
1 med. Red bell pepper, diced
1 carrot, diced and peeled
1 onion, diced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 T. olive oil
1 t. pepper
1 t. salt
1 t. thyme
1 lb. Pepperjack cheese (or 1/2 cheddar, 1/2 pepperjack)
3 c. chicken broth
1 qt. Heavy cream
½ c. flour
½ c. butter
Combine in medium sauce pan: olive oil, peppers, onion, garlic, and carrot.
Saute on medium heat until vegetables are soft.
Add chicken broth and simmer.
In separate pan, boil potatoes in water until tender (about 15 min.)
Drain and add to soup. Add cream, cheese, salt, pepper and thyme. Bring to a boil.
Prepare roux by melting butter and stirring in flour to make a paste. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
Add roux to soup, stirring to desired thickness.
You can use ½ cheddar and ½ pepperjack for a less spicy soup.
• Serves 6-8 people

Monday, November 17, 2008

Kinder (HOT) Chili

This does make a big pot.
I am usally not a big fan of spicy food but i do like this recipe we came up with.

2 lbs Italian sausage (medium or hot your personal taste)
2 cans kidney beans, drain
2 cans black beans, drain
2 cans pinto beans, drain
2 medium potatoes chopped in to small pieces
2 sticks of celery chopped in to small pieces
1 or 2 habenero pepper(s)
1/2 onion chopped fine and small
4 cans of diced tomatoes with chipoltie peppers
1/4 teaspoon Season all salt
1 clove garlic minced
1/4 to 1/2 cup brown sugar
4 - 6 cups water

Brown sausage, add to big pot, add beans, tomatoes, potatoes, celery,onion season salt and garlic. Add water Little at a time. Use what water you feel you need.
slice the habenaro pepper in half, and de seed it. (you might want to wear plastic gloves when you handle these peppers.)put in pot.
Let it simmer, for about 20 minutes, for potatoes to get soft. Add brown sugar to taste
Let simmer until desired thickness
Take peppers out before serving.