CHICKEN ENCHILADAS

One of my absolute favorite ethnic food is Mexican food and I love Enchiladas.  I have created this recipe and they are delicious.  I hope you enjoy! INGREDIENTS: 1 store-bought rotisserie chicken 1 can chicken broth 1 tbsp cumin 1 tbsp chili powder 8 oz. Daisy sour cream 3 tbsp butter 3 tbsp flour 7…

BEEF LO MEIN

I came up with this recipe when I saw lo mein noodles in my local Weis supermarket.  With trial and error, I came up with a fantastic sauce.  I gave my boss and his wife a bowl to try and they said it was really good. The loved the sauce.  I love it too and…

CAROLINA PULLED PORK

I searched high and low for a great pulled pork recipe.  In the past, I have made pulled pork in the crock pot; however, my family and I say that crock pots make meats too soft, too mushy.  When I saw this recipe that you slow cook the meat in your oven for 12-14 hours,…

LISA’S STUFFING

INGREDIENTS: 6 oz. box chicken stuffing mix 2 medium potatoes, cut in half and boiled until soft 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 celery stalks, chopped 1/2 onion, diced 3 tbsp butter 2 tbsp pecorino romano (see my blog on grating your own!) 10.5 oz can cream of celery soup 1 can chicken broth DIRECTIONS: Prepare…

VEAL STEW

INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs. veal cubes 3 large potatoes, peeled & cubed 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 medium onion, diced 1 glove garlic, small chop 1 cup frozen green beans 10.5 oz can cream of mushroom soup 15.4 oz Campbell’s Creamy Tomato tub 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup water 2 tsp….

CHILI

INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs. fresh ground beef (I used 2.26 lbs. as that is how the package was made) 1 quart tomato juice 1 – 29 oz can tomato puree 1 can (18.5 oz) Progresso French Onion Soup 1 can red kidney beans, drained 1 can pinto beans, drained 1 can black beans, drained 1 medium…

TEMPURA CHICKEN FINGERS with Sweet & Sour Sauce

INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cups flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 3 Tbsp vinegar 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 cups water Crisco oil (enough to fill dutch oven 2 inches high) 2 lbs. chicken tenders (I sliced three semi-frozen chicken breasts. When semi-frozen, much easier to slice and no sliding on…

HAMBURGERS IN SAUCE

INGREDIENTS:   (Makes 8) 8 frozen hamburgers or 8 homemade (I do both but for homemade, use 3 lbs. hamburger, season with salt and pepper, shape into 8 large burgers.  Place on a large sheet pan lined with waxed paper and sprayed with PAM.       Place burgers in freezer and freeze.  Once frozen, you…

CHEESESTEAKS

  INGREDIENTS:  I pkg. of thinly sliced Ribeye steak 1 small onion, diced 2 Tbsp. butter 1 can mushrooms 8 oz. Sargento’s Off the Block shredded mozzarella-provolone mix pizza or spaghetti sauce 4 good sub rolls such as Amoroso or Tuzzi (Note, Giant’s own sub rolls are really Amoroso) DIRECTIONS: Saute onion in butter; Season…

CHICKEN ALA KING

Who remembers those Banquet boiling bags of the 80’s?  The Chicken Ala King was my favorite.  The year I got married — 1988 — my office bosses bought me a large Sharp Carousel microwave (which, at that time, microwaves cost a pretty penny and mine was close to $500.00!)  That particular model came with a…