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Old 08-10-2008, 10:20 PM   #1
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Hey all Im bored to death and don't know if this has been done here before, i love to cook and i love cooking things i haven't made before so lets do a Recipe Swap! Just Post your Favorite Recipe OR Recipes Any type,style Etc See not leaving you Vegans out! Post as many as you like! Make sure to include Good instructions, pretend the person its for has never cooked a Single thing. I will start.

Meat Balls

2 Lb Ground beef,Steak,Lamb,Pork,Or Turkey(what ever you like best)
1 Bag Boil in bag Rice
2 tablespoons Italian Seasoning
2 Cans Tomato Sauce
2 Or more bags(depends on how much you want) Cheddar Cheese(or your fav shredded cheese)
Cabbage(optional)

Instructions:

Cook Boil in bag rice according to box
If using cabbage Boil it till completely cooked.
In a large bowl Mix ground meat,Cooked rice(cool it first), and Italian Seasoning.
In a large baking pan Layer bottom of pan with cooked cabbage, Form meat mixture into Large Balls about fist sized. Cover Fist sized Balls with Tomato Sauce and top with Cheese. Cover With Tin Foil(keeps cheese from burning) Bake in over on 350 for 1 hour.Its a Meal in it self i never serve a side with it but thats up to you.

Vance's Easy Awesome Pork.

1 or 2 Packages Pork, Any type works,ribs,chops,tenderloin Pick your fav cut of pork.

2 cans Mushroom Soup
1/2 cup Soy Sauce
2 soup cans Milk

Instructions:

In a Bowl Mix the Soup,Soy sauce,and milk till completely smooth (can be done in blender to make it easier)

Put pork in baking dish or dutch oven, Pour Soup Mix over pork and Bake at 350 for an hour to an hour and a half. Serve with your favorite side i normally serve with home made mashed potatoes.


Goulash

2 Lbs Ground meat(i use beef)
1 box Elbow Pasta(or any Pasta you have on hand i have made with Spaghetti)
2 Large Cans Tomato Juice
2 cups Brown Sugar
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Brown meat in a Frying pan and Drain Well.
Boil pasta till Almost Done
In a large Pan Mix cooked meat,Pasta,Tomato Juice, and Brown Sugar.
Bring to a Boil then reduce heat and Simmer for 10 to 15 mins.
Serve with buttered bread or rolls if you like.

Vance's Fry ya mouth chili(won me a blue ribbon at the county fair in high school) Once the judges stopped crying from how spicy it was that is lol I love HOT SPICY food!

Warning VERY VERY HOT AND SPICY!

2 lbs Ground Beef(again any ground meat will work)
3 cans Tomato Juice

2 cans Kidney Beans
4 tablespoons Chili Powder
2 heaping tablespoons Cheyenne pepper
10 jalapeno peppers
3 Habanaro Peppers
4 large Banana peppers
1/4 cup Tabasco Sauce(or other pepper sauce)
1 Large Sweet Onion
2 cans Diced Tomato's
1/2 cup Brown Sugar(optional if you like sweeter chili add it)

Instructions:Brown your Ground meat in a frying pan and Drain Well.

In a Blender Combine the Following:2 heaping tablespoons Cheyenne pepper
10 jalapeno peppers,3 Habanaro Peppers,4 large Banana peppers,1/4 cup Tabasco Sauce(or other pepper sauce) and 1 Large Sweet Onion(remove Stems but NOT SEEDS from Peppers, and cut into chunks, Cut Onion into 4 chunks. Make sure to remove papery skin from onion lol),Chili Powder, Add Enough tomato Juice to cover and Almost Fill blender. Blend on highest speed till liquid.(if you don't have a blender Skip this step and instead Dice all pepper and onion)

In a Large Pot Combine Meat,Remaining tomato Juice from 2 cans(keep one back), Liquid from blender,Kidney beans,Diced tomatoes, and brown sugar (If using it)

This next part is VERY VERY VERY important. So follow instructions here Very carefully!!!
Bring to a Boil for 3 mins ONLY then turn down to Between Medium and low, and Slow Simmer covered for 4 to 5 hours Stirring every 10 to 15 mins(add Tomato juice from reserved can to replace evaporation) its very important to keep temp low enough that it doesn't burn.
IMHO fast chili is Bad Chili!!!!

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Old 08-11-2008, 12:03 AM   #2
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Wow 24 views and not a Single post? Doesn't anyone cook anymore? Come on Someone has to have a Recipe they like!
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Old 08-11-2008, 12:19 AM   #3
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ok.. I'll shoot.
A simple one.

Asian Buffalo Wings
a bag of chicken wings
a cup of rooster asian chili sauce.
1/2 cup of vinegar
1/4 of your favorite bbq sauce (optional)
2 tablespoons of butter

instructions.
bake or fry your wings till crunchy. Heat & mix the sauce. You can do it in the microwave. And then toss with the wings.
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ok.. I'll shoot.
A simple one.

Asian Buffalo Wings
a bag of chicken wings
a cup of rooster asian chili sauce.
1/2 cup of vinegar
1/4 of your favorite bbq sauce (optional)
2 tablespoons of butter

instructions.
bake or fry your wings till crunchy. Heat & mix the sauce. You can do it in the microwave. And then toss with the wings.
Ohhh gotta try that one!
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Old 08-11-2008, 01:53 AM   #5
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Corn salad - makes for a great side dish for the summers months. Quick and easy.

1 15 oz Whole kernel corn (drained)
1 green pepper
1 red onion
1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups Mayo
1 16 oz bag of chili corn chips

Dice onion green pepper into small pieces. Combine first 5 ingredients and chill 30 minutes to an hour. Just before serving crush up corn chips and mix with other ingredients.
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Old 08-11-2008, 02:12 AM   #6
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Sounds good...

Here's mine:
Savory Cheese Scones

To make approximately 16 scones
Ingredients:
4 cups flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
freshly ground pepper to taste
1 teaspoon dill weed (or to taste)
1 tablespoon chopped rosemary leaves (or to taste)
pinch cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon full dry mustard
4 ounces grated cheddar cheese (sharp)
1/2 cup butter
1-2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 cup buttermilk

Method:
Sieve together dry ingredients.
Rub in fat.
Add milk and mix to a soft dough. Do not over-knead.
Spread into pan 3/4 inch thick and cut into triangles, or form into 2" mounds.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 400 degrees F.
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Makes a nice alternative to sweet pastries. Cheesy and flavorful! Serve with butter and/or cream cheese. Goes well with egg dishes.
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Okay, mine is very simple but extremely good!!!!! Eat it with chips or on a baked potato. Oh, my mouth is watering just thinking about it!

Bacon & Cheese Dip
1 pkg = Ranch dressing powder mix
1 pkg = 8oz sour cream
1 cup = grated cheese
1 cup = bacon bits

On the last two ingredients, I add as much of them as I like. Mix all ingredients together then refrigerate for a bit to firm the dip.

Enjoy,
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Wow so far they all sound AWESOME keep um coming guys and gals.
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I always loved carrot cake, tried many times, and could never get it fluffy. It always tasted good, but turned into a solid mass/mess. Not until much later I figured out that the sequence in which the ingredients are mixed is crucial.

Anyway, I started doing zucchini cake instead, and that one worked well. After a few years of zucchini cake I tried carrot cake again and found that the Z-cake actually tasted better.

So here is my Z-cake recipe:

Ingredients:

* 1 cup vegetable oil
* 1.5 cups sugar
* 3 eggs
* 2 tsp. vanilla (I always use pure vanilla extract)
* 2 cups flour
* 1 tsp. baking soda
* 1/2 tsp. baking powder
* 2 tsp. cinnamon
* 2 cups grated zucchini (leave skins on)
* 1 cup walnuts
* 1 cup raisins

Preparation:
Mix oil and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition; blend in vanilla. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda, and raisins. Add sifted dry ingredients to first mixture; alternating with grated zucchini. Fold in chopped nuts.
Pour into greased and floured 13x9x2-inch pan, or multiple smaller ones. Bake at 350 for 55 minutes.
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Corn salad - makes for a great side dish for the summers months. Quick and easy.

1 15 oz Whole kernel corn (drained)
1 green pepper
1 red onion
1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups Mayo
1 16 oz bag of chili corn chips

Dice onion green pepper into small pieces. Combine first 5 ingredients and chill 30 minutes to an hour. Just before serving crush up corn chips and mix with other ingredients.
I know somebody that makes a very similar salad. It is great too. I got to try this one also.
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SWEET & SPICY CHICKEN

Ingredients:
2-3 lbs skinless/boneless chicken cut into 1" cubes
Dry Taco Seasoning
Red bell Pepper/Green Bell Pepper/Onion Diced
1 1/2 cups Salsa (Mild/ Medium/ Hot)
1 1/2 cups Peach Jam/Preserves/Jelly (should be smooth textured, not chunky)
Steamed Jasmine Rice

Sprinkle dry Taco seasoning over chicken, brown in 2Tbs. oil along with peppers and onions just until peppers start getting soft.
(Hint: If you use Chunky Salsa, you can skip adding peppers and onions)
Add Salsa and Peach Jam, stir until well mixed, cover and simmer low for about 15 minutes.
(Another hint: After you stir well, taste. Now is the time to adjust sweeter or spicier by adding more salsa or jam)
Let set 10 minutes and serve over the steamed Jasmine Rice.

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Old 08-22-2008, 12:16 PM   #12
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Had to add another one, this one is my Son's FAV!

Peanut Butter Fudge(the soft Kind)

2 cups Peanut Butter(Smooth or chunky your choice)
1 Stick Butter
2 Cups Powdered Sugar

Optional add on's: Chocolate Chips,Butter Scotch Chips, Any Form of Chopped Nut.


In a Double Boiler Melt Butter, Add Peanut Butter Mix till Smooth over Medium Heat, Stir in Powdered Sugar SLOWLY so that it does not clump. When all mixed and Smooth pour into a Buttered Baking Pan, Cover with tin Foil and Cool in the Fridge.

VERY SWEET be careful if you have to watch your Sugar intake.
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Here's my favorite. It's easy, and delicious. It's a whole dinner BTW.

What you need:

Boneless Chicken Breast (I use one per person)
Potatoe Rolls (but others work too, I just like potato rolls)
Mozerella cheese
American cheese
Fresh Brocceli (you can use frozen too, but fresh is better)
Spray butter
Spices: Thyme, sage, basil, seasoning salt
Italian dressing

About 2-3 hours prior to cooking, pour Italian dressing into a bowl and put thawed chicken breast in it to marinate. Also add some spices to the mix at your wish. I like flavorful food, so I add quite a bit. Don't forget to flip the chicken every hour or so.

When you are ready to begin cooking, get your brocceli and cut it into bit size pieces, and put it in a microwaveable safe bowl. This is also a good time to start the grill.

After the grill is started, put the brocceli in the microwave for 5-7 minutes on high with a cover on it. I use press ans seal to cover it.

Put the chicken on the grill.

In a small bowl, mix spray butter, thyme, sage, and seasoning salt and mix. Cut the rolls in half and place on a tinfoil lined cookie sheet. Spread a small amount of butter/spice mix over them. Once the butter is spread on (use a spoon) place a small amount of mozerella cheese on top.

Go check the chicken. Flip it when the edges start to turn white. Times will vary, depending on the grill, location of the chicken on the grill, weather, etc.

When the brocceli is done, mix it a bit, and place in microwave for 3ish more minutes.

When the brocceli is done, put pieces of american cheese over it so the heat from the brocceli melts the cheese.

Check the chicken, it is done when it is no longer squishy. When it's hard, it's done.

When the chicken is done, turn the grill off, and put the rolls in the oven and broil them. Grab the chicken off of the grill, and place on plates. Get the rolls out of the oven when the edges start to burn.

Place everything on the plates, and serve. It's amazing. I made it last night...haha
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Rosemary Garlic Roasted Chicken
1 whole chicken, rinsed
salt (kosher) and pepper to taste
1 small onion, quartered
chopped fresh rosemary or a few sprigs
minced garlic 2 cloves maybe

add quartered/halved red potatoes, and baby carrots to roasting pan. Add chicken broth so veggies are 1/2 way covered, or more for leftover chicken & veggie soup!

Rub chicken with kosher salt and pepper. Put chicken on rack in roasting pan and stuff with onion, garlic and rosemary. Make rub with olive oil, garlic powder, and chopped rosemary. Baste before going into oven, and every 10-15 min throughout cooking to keep skin moist. Bake at 350 for 2/12 hours or until juices run clear. Do not baste the last 30 min or so to get nice, crispy skin. Serve with drained veggies from bottom of pan, and a salad. (the carrots take up a lot of chicken flavor, the potatoes don't soak up as much, very good!)

I didn't give exact directions on how to season... just go by your sense of smell I usually add 2-3 sprigs of rosemary in the cavity, and add enough to the rub to make it look nice. I also use garlic powder in the olive oil to distribute the flavor evenly, but some minced can also be added. The last time I made this was with a 9 lb home grown chicken... wow!

* Can be done with cornish game hens... just adjust seasonings accordingly.
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Old 08-22-2008, 02:02 PM   #15
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Oh, I forgot to mention that this is also a good dish to make for company because the whole house smells amazing... well you'll see for yourself!
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