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Saturday, March 25, 2006


These are a great appetizer or good for anytime.

Fried Cheese Ravioli
1 Bag Store bought Frozen Ravioli
Parmesan Cheese
1 Sleeve Ritz Crackers
2 Sticks Butter
Marinara Sauce

1) Boil Ravioli until soft and drain on paper towels.
2) Melt 1/2 stick of butter in bowl.
3) Melt 1 stick of butter in Frying Pan and keep hot.
4) Crush Crackers and mix in Parmesan Cheese.
5)Dip dry ravioli in melted butter in bowl and then in the cracker cheese mixture. Fry for about 3 minutes flipping half way though in pan.
6) Once you remove the ravioli from the pan place on a paper towel to cool.
7) Once cool toss back in the crumbs for a final coat.
8) Serve with warm marinara sauce.

Monday, March 20, 2006


Here's a tip for how to dress up a boring leftover!

Spegetti Sandwich:
Small piece wax paper
2 Pieces Bread
Garlic Powder
Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Butter two pieces of Bread. Add Garlic Powder (just a sprinkle) and toast. Place wax paper in a bowl. Sprinkle some cheese on paper. Add Spegetti and more cheese on top. Pack the spegetti down to form a spegetti and cheese patti. Microwave till hot and cheese is melted. Place one piece garlic toast on top if spegetti patti, lift paper out of bowl and remove paper. Place other piece of Garlic toast on top to form a sandwich. Enjoy!

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Favorite Dinners

Cubesteak Westbrook
This is a favorite for dinner parties at our home. It's easy and quick!

Cubesteaks (cut in half)
Flour, salt and pepper
Brown Sugar
Dried Onion Flakes
Dried Basil
Beef Broth

Dredge your cubesteaks in the flour mixture. Brown in a hot skillet on both sides. Place them in a baking dish. On top of each steak, place one Tablespoon of butter, one Tbsp of brown sugar and one Tbsp of ketchup. Sprinkle onion flakes and basil over all. Pour enough broth into the dish to come half way up the sides of the steaks. *Do not cover steaks with broth!* Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees. Uncover, bake for another 15 minutes.

This is delicious with mashed potatoes. Be sure to scrape the pan with the drippings as a sauce!
Latin Chicken Pot
This is a new favorite at Shannon's house. Try it and let us know what you think.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Tbs. Butter
1 lbs. Chicken Cut into Pieces
Salt & Pepper
2 c. Minute White Rice
3 c. Chicken Stock
1 tsp. Poulty Seasoning
1 Tbs. Sazon Seasoning *
1 c. Tomato Sauce

1) Heat pot on medium heat.
2) Pour EVOO in pan with butter
3) Salt and Pepper the Chicken and add to pot to Brown
4) Add rice and Cook 2 min.
5) Add Stock, Seasoning, and Sauce
6) Bring to a boil for 3 min.
7) Reduce Heat to simmer and cook 15 min.

I like to searve this with guacamole or sour cream or a combination.
* I use a cool Chilli Powder, Garlic, and Cumin when I don't have Sazon.