Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip:
A great appetizer or snack!

2 (10 oz) cans of Chunk canned Chicken, drained
2 (8oz) Cream Cheese
1 C Ranch or Blue Cheese dressing
3/4 c Hot Sauce
3 c Cheddar Cheese

1. Heat Chicken and hot sauce over medium heat until heated thoroughly
2. Stir in Cream Cheese and Dressing.
3. Cook, stirring until well blended and warm.
4. Mix in half of shredded cheese, transfer mixture to the crock pot (I used a Fondue pot here)
5. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top.
6. Cook on low until hot.

Serve with Nacho Chips!

Friday, September 14, 2007

Chicken Manicotti

Todays recipe comes from Karen!

Chicken Manicotti

2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup (8 oz) sour cream
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 can ( 8 ounces ) mushrooms stems and pieces, drained
1 tablespoon butter
14 manicotti shells, cooked and drained

6 tablespoons butter
6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1- 1/2 cups milk
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
4 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese, divided

In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in the sour cream, parsley, salt and pepper. Stir in chicken. In a small skillet, cook onion and mushrooms in butter until tender; add to chicken mixture. Stuff into manicotti shells.

In a large saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in flour and salt until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in 2-1/2 cups Monterey Jack cheese and 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese just until melted.

Spread about 1/2 cup cheese sauce in each of two greased 11-in x 7-in. x 2-in dishes. Top with stuffed shells and remaining sauce.

cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Yield: 7 servings.

Friday, September 7, 2007

Crockpot Catalina Chicken

Crockpot Catalina Chicken!
6 Chicken breast (frozen or thawed)
1 bottle of Catalina dressing
Place chicken in crockpot either frozen or thawed.
Top with Catalina dressing! Cook on high for 3 -4 hours or low for 6-7 hours! FABULOUS!!
thanks again DD!

Mega Meatloaf with Potato Stuffing

.........ok so you know(DD) me! It has to be easy for me to make it! So great with mashed potato leftovers!!

Mega Meatloaf with Potato Stuffing
All you do is make your regular meatloaf.
Put 1/2 of your mixture in your pan.
Then add and egg to Mashed Potatoes (instant or real - I used leftover ones from the night before!).

Put the Potatoes on top of the meatloaf, spreading evenly across the pan, and pressing firmly so it binds to the meatloaf.
Press remaining half of meatloaf mixture on top of potatoes, pressing firmly again to allow layers to stick together.

You will now have 3 layers, meat, potato, and meat

Cook meatloaf in oven for 60-70 minutes.

(Thanks DD, looks good!)