Friday, August 31, 2007

Orange Muffins with Brown Sugar Glaze

Orange Muffins with Brown Sugar Glaze

1 cup sugar
1 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk (if you don't have buttermilk, add 1TBSP white vinegar to just under 1 cup of milk)
1 tsp. baking soda
2 cups sifted flour
Grated rind of 2 oranges
Juice of 2 oranges
1 cup brown sugar

Preheat over to 375 degrees. Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs and mix well. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk; pour in mixing bowl. Add 2 cups flour and orange rind and mix together well. Fill mini muffin pans (regular muffin pans will work well, too) 2/3 full and bake for 12-17 minutes or until light golden.

Combine 1 cup brown sugar with the juice from the two oranges. Stir together, and drizzle over warm muffins. Remove from pans immediately and eat warm! Mmmmm!

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Barbecued Pork Chops

This one is from Danielle aka DD!

Need a Very simple meal plan, but you're going to be gone all day at work? Start this one in the morning, and dinner's done when you get home!


4 Pork Chops, I like mine without the bone
Bottle of your favorite Barbecue Sauce


Get up just 5 minutes early for work.
Pour a little barbecue sauce to cover the bottom of the slow-cooker.
Place meat in slow-cooker ) almost any real meat will do, frozen solid usually works the best.
Cover with remaining Barbecue Sauce.
Place lid on and set on low.
Cooks all day while you're at work.

Come home 6-8 hours later, and serve to hungry, happy family!

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Britt's Cinnamon Muffins

They taste just like DOUGHNUTS!

1 3/4 c flour

1 1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. nutmeg

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 c. vegetable oil

3/4 c. white sugar

1 egg

3/4 c. milk

2 T. sugar

1 1/2 tsp.cinnamon

Sift dry ingredients together. Combine liquid ingredients,

then gradually stir liquid mixture into dry ingredients.

Grease muffins tin; spoon in liquid mixture. Combine 2

tablespoons sugar with 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon and

sprinkle over mixture. Bake at 350* for 20 - 25 minutes

(less time is best). Makes 10 to 12 muffins

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Danielle's Olive Garden Chicken

6 -8 chicken breasts
bread crumbs
diced tomatoes (12 or 16 oz jar depends on how many tomatoes)
Italian Seasoning
Mozzarella cheese2 cans of Classico's Tomatoes Alfredo Sauce

Dip chicken, in milk then in bread crumbs. Fry in a pan with a little bit of oil. Brown on both sides.

Cover the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish with a little bit of sauce. Place chicken on top of the sauce . Now add the diced tomatoes. Sprinkle Italian Seasoning on top. Then add the rest of the Classico Tomato Alfredo Sauce, followed by the Mozzarella Cheese.

Bake at 350* for the first 35 min with foil on top. Remove foil and bake another 10 minutes (for a total of 45 minutes).

Karen's Crock Pot Chicken

Karen this is one of my Favorite Recipes!

2 lbs of Chicken Breast Cut into strips

1 package of Italian dressing seasoning

1 package of 8 0z Cream Cheese

1 can of Cream of Mushroom soup

1/4 cup Butter Melted

1/4 cup water

Place Chicken in crock pot

Note: Mix salad dressing as you would for salad, oil, vinegar etc.

Mix all ingredients together and pour over chicken. Cook on slow 5 to 6 hours.

Serve over pasta or rice