Sides

Freezer Mashed Potatoes

Made these yesterday!  I omitted the onion powder, salt,  & pepper.  I’ll let folks season their own.  🙂 By the way, this is a cheap side dish!  Bought the potatoes for $1.98 for a 5 lb. bag @ Kroger. Freezer Mashed Potatoes

Dessert

Jewel’s Earthquake Cake

Last night, I spoke at a military spouses’ event…so much fun!  I made them this cake (recipe from my wonderful grandmother) & everyone loved it.  It tastes best cold with Cool Whip on top.  But, just so you know…it is ugly.  🙂 Ingredients 1 box German chocolate or Devil’s Food cake mix 1 cup coconut 1 pk. (8 oz.) cream…

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Chicken, Main Dishes, Soups

Old Fashioned Chicken & Dumplings

Got this recipe from one of our co-op members in WV! Thanks Rhonda! Ingredients 1 (2 1/2 to 3 lb.) broiler-fryer chicken 1 tsp. Salt 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. Salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 quart water 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda 3 Tbs. shortening Directions Place chicken in a Dutch oven; add water and 1 tsp.…

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Beef, Main Dishes

Cheesy Beef Stroganoff

Cheesy Beef Stroganoff 1 lb. ground beef 2 cups water 3 cups (6 oz.) wide egg noodles, uncooked 3/4 lb. (12 oz.) Velveeta cubed (I use a little less…it is really cheesy!) 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/4 tsp. black pepper -Brown meat in large skillet; drain. -Stir in water and bring to boil.  Stir in noodles.  Reduce heat…

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Ham, Main Dishes

Ham & Cheese Quiche

Adapted from Taste of Home Freezer Pleasers cookbook: Ham & Cheese Quiche 2 pie shells (9 inches-the frozen kind already in the pan) 2 cups diced fully cooked ham 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese 4 eggs 2 cups half & half 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper -Line unpricked pastry shells w/a double thickness of heavy-duty foil.…

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"Dump" Recipes, Chicken, Main Dishes, Marinades

Lemon Garlic Chicken

Lemon & Garlic “DUMP” Chicken 2 Cloves Garlic — chopped 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Chopped Parsley 3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice 1/8 Teaspoon Pepper 1 1/2 Pounds Chicken Pieces For immediate cooking: Pre-heat oven to 350 F. Place all ingredients into a large baking dish, turn chicken to coat. Bake until chicken juices run clear (45-60 minutes for chicken…

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"Dump" Recipes, Chicken, Main Dishes, Marinades

Teriyaki Chicken

This recipe is a staple around here.  It is simple and delicious and cheaper than takeout! It comes from this cookbook, which is the first freezer cookbook I ever purchased! Teriyaki Chicken 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 Tbs. red wine vinegar 2 tsp. vegetable oil 1 small minced garlic clove 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 lb.…

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Sides, Veggies

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole (from All Recipes) 4 cups sweet potato, cubed 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Put sweet…

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