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Ham, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Rolls

Ham, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Rolls

Ham, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Rolls I haven’t made these yet, but they are on the agenda for the next weekend. They look really good and would probably be a great way to use some leftover ham if you didn’t want to buy any deli […]

Cheesy Hash Browns

Cheesy Hash Browns

Cheesy Hash Browns I’m not usually very good at getting hash browns to come out right. But, these are perfect! They come out right every time. And, they sure are yummy. Cheesy Hash Browns   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 6 mins Total […]

Stuffed Meat Loaf

Stuffed Meat Loaf

Stuffed Meat Loaf

I love meatloaf most any way you can think of to fix it. But when you add a cheese stuffing, then it’s the best.

Stuffed Meat Loaf
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • ½ cup oatmeal or bread crumbs
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ large onion, chopped and sauteed
  • 8 oz sliced provolone cheese**
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • *chopped mushrooms and/or green peppers (optional)
Instructions
  1. Chop and saute onion (mushrooms & green peppers if using) with a little oil. Set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl mix ground beef, oatmeal or bread crumbs and eggs.
  3. Add the onions and mix again
  4. With about ⅔ - ¾ of the meat mixture, line a glass loaf pan, forming a cavity in the middle. Try to keep the edges even.
  5. Line the cavity with half the cheese slices
  6. Top with the remaining meat mixture to cover the cavity / cheese
  7. Add the remaining cheese slices to the top.
  8. Cover with foil and bake at 400 degrees for 50 minutes
  9. Take off the foil top and bake for another 10 minutes until the cheese is melted and the edges brown.
  10. Drain excess grease in pan before removing the meatloaf.
  11. Let cool slightly before slicing and serving.
  12. **I used a combination of provolone and mozzarella.

 

 

Instant Pot Five Cheese Ziti

Instant Pot Five Cheese Ziti

Instant Pot Five Cheese Ziti Anything with pasta, sauce and cheese is great! Instant Pot Five Cheese Ziti   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 8 mins Total time 18 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Entree Cuisine: Italian Serves: 6 Ingredients 16 […]

Cheesy Meat Grinder Stuffed Bread

Cheesy Meat Grinder Stuffed Bread

Cheesy Meat Grinder Stuffed Bread I love this!  It’s great for those Super Bowl parties or just for lunch. If you serve it at a party, cut into pieces that will serve 8.  to 12. Cheesy Meat Grinder Stuffed Bread   Print Prep time 15 […]

Three Cheese Pinwheels

Three Cheese Pinwheels

Three Cheese Pinwheels

These are great appetizers or just for a snack.

Three Cheese Pinwheels
 
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 can Pillsbury crescent rounds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped basil
  • 2 tablespoon cooked onion
  • 1 garlic clove
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In small bowl, mix all cheeses and mayonnaise until well blended and soft. Add basil, onion, and garlic.
  3. Roll dough into long rectangle. Spread cheese mixture evenly over dough.
  4. Starting at shorter side, roll up into a cylinder. Set in fridge until ready to bake.
  5. When firm, cut into 16 slices. Place, cut side down, on cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

 
Mac & Cheese Egg Rolls

Mac & Cheese Egg Rolls

Mac & Cheese Egg Rolls I love egg rolls. So, to find them filled with something other than just Chinese ingredients is great.  I know that they’d work really well for a party.  There are usually 12 egg roll wraps in a package, so that’s […]

Best Queso Dip

Best Queso Dip

Best Queso Dip I don’t care what’s going on, but I love this dip.  To me, it’s good anytime.  If I’m serving for a crowd, I’ll usually double it and then keep it warm in the crock pot. Best Queso Dip   Print Prep time […]

German Potato Casserole

German Potato Casserole

German Potato Casserole

This is so good. I usually serve it with baked pork chops.

German Potato Casserole
 
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16
Ingredients
  • 5 lbs. red potatoes, peeled & cubed
  • 1 lb. sliced bacon, diced
  • 8 hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 1½ cups mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lb. Velveeta, cubed
Instructions
  1. Cook potatoes until tender; drain.
  2. Cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Reserve 1 Tbsp. drippings.
  3. In a large bowl, toss potatoes, bacon, eggs, onion, salt and pepper.
  4. Combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and reserved bacon drippings; add to potato mixture; toss to coat.
  5. In a greased 13 x 9-inch pan, layer potatoes and then cheese cubes. Repeat layers.
  6. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F. for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden.

 
Italian Stuffed Shells

Italian Stuffed Shells

Italian Stuffed Shells I love these. But then I love Italian. You can always add meat to the sauce if you’d like.  I usually serve this with a big green salad and garlic bread. Italian Stuffed Shells   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time […]

Mac & Cheese Casserole with Broccoli

Mac & Cheese Casserole with Broccoli

Mac & Cheese Casserole with Broccoli The recipe calls for a breadcrumb topping. But, I had a few french fried onions left in the can so used those instead.  Mac & Cheese Casserole with Broccoli   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 40 mins […]

Beefy Cheesy Tortellini Bake

Beefy Cheesy Tortellini Bake

Beefy Cheesy Tortellini Bake

This is a nice change from all those holiday leftovers.  The kids will love it.

Beefy Cheesy Tortellini Bake
 
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Recipe type: Casserole
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¾ tsp. basil
  • ½ tsp. parsley
  • ¼ tsp. oregano
  • ¼ tsp. thyme
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 24 ounces marinara sauce
  • 22 ounces frozen tortellini, thawed
  • 8 ounces mozzarella
  • 2 Tbsp. Parmesan
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 3 quart casserole dish.
  2. Brown ground beef and garlic. Drain. Season with herbs, salt and pepper.
  3. Stir sauce into ground beef. Remove from heat. Add half the mozzarella; mix in tortellini. Pour into casserole dish. Top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.
  4. Cover with foil. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove foil and bake another 20 minutes.

 
Creamy Chicken Vegetable Chowder

Creamy Chicken Vegetable Chowder

Creamy Chicken Vegetable Chowder My favorite soups are the creamy ones and this one fits the bill. Creamy Chicken Vegetable Chowder   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 50 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: American Serves: […]

Chili Mac & Cheese

Chili Mac & Cheese

Chili Mac & Cheese I love chili mac and this one is super easy to make in one pot.  Chili Mac & Cheese   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: […]

Tasty Quiche

Tasty Quiche

Tasty Quiche

This is a classic Quiche Lorraine recipe.  It’s always great for breakfast or brunch. 

Tasty Quiche
 
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (4 oz) can sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 cup (4 oz) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups half & half
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • Pastry for 9-inch pie
Instructions
  1. Line a 9-inch quiche dish with the pastry; trim excess. Prick the bottom and sides with a fork. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 3 minutes; remove from oven and gently prick with a fork. Bake 5 minutes longer.
  2. Cook bacon in skillet until crispy; drain, reserving 1 Tbsp. bacon drippings. Crumble bacon and set aside. Saute onion in bacon drippings until tender. Sprinkle bacon, onion, mushrooms and Swiss cheese into pastry shell. Combine eggs, half & half, Parmesan, salt, pepper and nutmeg, mixing well. Pour into pastry shell. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until filling is set.

 
Mozzarella Sticks

Mozzarella Sticks

Mozzarella Sticks These are so good. I haven’t made any in quite a while. I usually use peanut oil when I fry because it has a higher smoking point.  Mozzarella Sticks   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 1 min Total time 11 mins […]

Cheesy Bacon Stuffed Mini Peppers

Cheesy Bacon Stuffed Mini Peppers

Cheesy Bacon Stuffed Mini Peppers Aren’t they cute?  I will definitely have to make these up for New Year’s Eve. Cheesy Bacon Stuffed Mini Peppers   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 12 mins Total time 27 mins   Recipe published by Ashlyn on […]

Mashed Potato Cheese Bites

Mashed Potato Cheese Bites

Mashed Potato Cheese Bites

These look positively scrumptious. I just may have to make some for us.

Mashed Potato Cheese Bites
 
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Recipe found at tiphero.com
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cold mashed potatoes
  • ¼ cup minced chives or green onions
  • 16 cubes quick-melt cheese
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
Instructions
  1. Stir the chives and potatoes together. Add salt and pepper, to taste, if your mashed potatoes aren’t already seasoned.
  2. Scoop out a golf-ball-sized portion of mashed potatoes, and press one cube of cheese into the middle. Close the mashed potatoes around the cheese and roll into a ball. Repeat with the remaining potatoes and cheese.
  3. Roll one of the mashed potato balls in the flour, then the eggs, and finally in the breadcrumbs until it is completely coated. Repeat with all of the potato balls.
  4. Place the coated potato balls in the freezer for an hour until firm.
  5. Pour enough vegetable oil into a medium saucepan to reach a depth of two inches. Heat over medium heat until it reaches 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
  6. Remove the potato balls from the freezer and carefully lower several at a time into the hot oil. Fry the potato balls until golden brown, for about four minutes.
  7. Serve with gravy for dipping, if desired.

 
Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs I don’t ever make appetizers except on New Year’s Eve. Then, hubby and I sit around and watch the festivities on TV. For those of you having parties and large get-togethers over the holidays, then this recipe and a few more appetizer recipes […]

Hearty Beef Crescent Pie

Hearty Beef Crescent Pie

Hearty Beef Crescent Pie Years ago I got this recipe from Pillsbury. It was on one of those inserts that would come in the Sunday newspaper.  It really does come out good. You can always use frozen pie crusts instead of the crescent rolls.  Hearty […]

7 Layer Dip

7 Layer Dip

7 Layer Dip

I love this stuff. I will usually fix it up for those times when we really don’t want a heavy meal. Just add tortilla chips.

7 Layer Dip
 
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Recipe adapted from Kraft.
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 6 oz. can refried beans
  • 10 oz. RO*TEL Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, drain
  • 8 oz. VELVEETA, melted
  • ¾ cup KRAFT Mexican Style Shredded Four Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA
  • 8 oz. guacamole
  • 1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
  • 1 can black olives
Instructions
  1. PLACE refried beans in pan to heat them up and make it look less like they had come out of a can. Add in ½ can of the RO*TEL Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies.
  2. SPREAD refried bean mixture on the bottom of a platter or clear bowl.
  3. LAYER one after another the VELVEETA, guacamole, sour cream, the rest of the RO*TEL Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, the KRAFT Mexican Style Shredded Four Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA then finally the black olives to top it.

 
Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites

Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites

Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites This isn’t one of those things I make a point of ordering. I might live in Texas, but I grew up in New England. This Yankee stomach just doesn’t go for all that. Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites   Print Prep time […]

Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Baked Macaroni & Cheese This is one of those dishes that I just can’t pass up. This is one of the best.  This recipe comes from Amanda at thechunkychef.com    Baked Macaroni & Cheese   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 15 mins Total […]

Deep Fried Macaroni & Cheese Bites

Deep Fried Macaroni & Cheese Bites

Deep Fried Macaroni & Cheese Bites

I found these over at marvelousmommy.com.  This is a copycat recipe from The Cheesecake Factory.  If you have an obsession with macaroni & cheese (like me!) then you’ll love these.

Deep Fried Macaroni & Cheese Bites
 
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Recipe adapted from Amy at marvelousmommy.com
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 pound (one box) large elbow macaroni
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups whole milk heated and warmed
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ½lb. grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½lb. smoked Gouda cheese (grated)
  • ½lb. shredded Italian blend cheese — Fresh Parmesan, Asiago, Romano, Mozzarella, Provolone cheese
  • salt/pepper, to taste
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 box Panko bread crumbs
Instructions
  1. Slightly under-cook your elbow macaroni according to directions. Drain and rinse with cold water and set aside.
  2. In a big saucepan, melt your butter.
  3. Once it melts, slowly whisk in your flour – stirring out the lumps.
  4. Add the milk into the mixture. Cook on medium heat for about 4 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  5. Remove from heat and slowly add all of the freshly grated cheeses.
  6. Stir well until it is melted and smooth.
  7. In a large glass pan, fold in the macaroni and mix well with the cheese sauce.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  10. Then shape the cold mac and cheese into balls. Mine are pretty large (like the Cheesecake Factory) but you could make them bite-size too.
  11. Place the balls on a cookie sheet lined with foil in the freezer for about 45 mins.
  12. Compress the balls to make them firmer and tighter and put them back in the freezer.
  13. In a small bowl, whisk your 3 eggs and your 3 tablespoons of milk. Set aside.
  14. In another bowl, place your Panko bread crumbs and set aside. (It’s important to use the Panko brand!)
  15. Heat your oil in a pan or fryer.
  16. One by one, take your mac and cheese balls and dip them in the egg mixture – then roll them in the Panko bread crumbs.
  17. Coat each ball really good and fry them in the oil.
  18. They will be a crispy light brown when they are done. Set on a paper towel to drain the oil.
  19. Top with some freshly grated cheese. Serve with marinara sauce.

 
Macaroni & Cheese Pizza

Macaroni & Cheese Pizza

Macaroni & Cheese Pizza Pizza and macaroni & cheese are two of my most favorite things. So, when I saw this recipe I just had to give it a try.  It’s easy to do and so very good. You all know, the kids are going […]

Shepherd’s Pie Loaded Baked Potato

Shepherd’s Pie Loaded Baked Potato

Shepherd’s Pie Loaded Baked Potato I’ve made this several times for hubby and myself.  It’s a great meal. I used leftover meat loaf and some leftover mixed veggies. It tasted just as good and I didn’t have to throw anything away. Shepherd’s Pie Loaded Baked […]

Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole

Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole

Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole

When my kids were at home, I would make something like this for them to have before they went to school. It filled them up – especially on cold mornings.

Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole
 
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Recipe type: Crock Pot
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 (30 oz) pkg frozen tater tots
  • 6 oz Canadian bacon, diced
  • 2 yellow onions, chopped
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 Tbs all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a greased 5-quart or larger slow cooker, layer ⅓ of the tots, Canadian bacon, onions and cheeses. Repeat these layers twice, ending with the layer of cheeses. In large mixing bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients. Pour mixture over the ingredients in the slow cooker. Cover with lid; cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.

 
Stuffed Breakast Sandwich

Stuffed Breakast Sandwich

Stuffed Breakfast Sandwich You’ve got everything here for a hearty breakfast or supper. This is really easy. You have it put together and on the table in about 30 minutes.  Hubby and I love this. We don’t usually eat breakfast, so this is our lunch. […]