Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Cheese and Bacon Potato Rounds

I made this at Christmas also. My son liked these better than the Potato Skins I make but I like the Potato Skins better. I still gave it a 5 out of 5.

This recipe came from
Serves: 18

4 baking potatoes, cut into 1/2 in. slices
1/4 c. melted butter
8 slices bacon - cooked and crumbled
8 oz. shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 c. chopped green onions

Preheat oven to 400. Brush both sides of potato slices with butter; place them on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 30-40 minutes or until lightly browned on both sides; turning halfway thru baking.

When potatoes are ready, top with bacon, cheese, and green onion; continue baking until the cheese has melted.

Crunchy Chicken Balls

This is an appetizer I made for our Christmas. Everone seemed to likeit. I found it at

I gave it a 4 out of 5. Even though I added more mayo. it still seemed dry to me.

Yield: 8 servings

1 c. finely chopped cooked chicken
1/4 c. thinly sliced green onions
1/2 c. finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 tsp. salt, optional
1/8 tsp. pepper
2 T. mayonnaise (I used more)
3/4 c. finley chopped pecans or chopped fresh parsley

In a small bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. Shape into 3/4 in. balls. Roll in pecans or parsley. Cover and chill.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Quick Ramen Noodles Dish

The original recipe came from but I changed it to suit my taste. This is really good,easy and cheap. I like anything easy and a one pot meal. Add a bread and salad and she's ready to go!

4 pkgs. Beef Ramen Noodles
1 can corn, drained
4 c. beef broth
1 lb. hamburger
1/2 c. chopped onion
1 can diced tomatoes, drained

In saucepan, cook the onion with the hamburger until the meat is brown; drain. Add sauce packet from the noodles and broth. Break up noodles and add to mixture with the corn and diced tomatoes. Boil for 3 minutes and then simmer until vegetables are warm.