Monday, April 21, 2008

Sweet & Tender Pork Ribs

Boneless Pork Ribs
2 c brown sugar
3 Tbsp vinegar
1/4 tsp garlic salt
1 tsp liquid smoke
1/2 c ketchup
15 oz tomato sauce

Flour and brown ribs in hot shortening. Combine brown sugar, vinegar, garlic salt, liquid smoke, ketchup and tomato sauce in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Place ribs in an aluminum 9 x 13 baking pan (for easy clean up) and pour sauce over ribs. Cover and bake 3 hours at 325 to 350 degrees.

C&C Cauliflower

1 pkg frozen cauliflower
3 Tbsp butter
3 Tbsp flour
Salt & pepper to taste
1/2 Milk

Cook cauliflower as directed. Drain most of the water. Using a potato masher, mash cauliflower to preferred consistancy. In a small fry pan, melt butter; add flour and cook to make a rue. Add to the pot with the cauliflower while over medium heat. Add milk. Stir to heat through and gets a little thicker. Add salt and pepper. Stir in desired amount of cheese; heat until melted. Serve.

You may want to add more rue and/or milk to your liking.

PS The first C stands for Creamy the second C stands for Cheesy

Hashbrown Quiche

3 c frozen potatoe hashbrowns, thawed or grated potatoes rinsed in a colander
1/3 c butter, melted

Press hashbrowns and take out moisture with a towel. Press into bottom of 9" pie plate. Drizzle butter over the top. Bake @ 425 for 25 minutes.

Sprinkle on:
1 c diced cooked ham or bacon bits or desired meat
1 c shredded cheese
green onions (optional)

3 eggs
1/2 c milk
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Pour over top. Bake @ 350 for 25 - 30 minutes or until a knife comes clean. Stand 10 minutes before serving. May serve with sour cream and picante.

Toffee Apple Dip

1 8 oz package cream cheese
1/2 c brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 package Heath Toffee Chips

Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla together until fluffy. Stir in toffee chips by hand. Serve with sliced apples.

To keep pre-sliced apples from going brown, store them in pineapple juice.

Friday, April 18, 2008

Andes Mint Cookies

1 box Devils Food Cake Mix
1/2 c oil
2 eggs
30 Andes Mints

Mix together. Using a tablespoon, scoop out onto cookie sheet. Bake @ 350 for 10 minutes. Place Andes Mint on top until melted. Spread evenly. Cool. Makes 30 cookies.