Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Bacon & Parmesan

April 7, 2014

Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Bacon & Parmesan 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup basil pesto 1 tablespoon butter 1 (16 oz) package potato gnocchi 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled salt and pepper, to taste (I use 1/2 teaspoon each) 1/4 cup heavy cream shaved or shredded parmesan, cheese (optional) 1. Add pesto to chicken ...

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Hazelnut Butter Cookies

March 27, 2014

Hazelnut Butter Cookies 12 oz chopped or whole hazelnuts without skin 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 bag (10-12 ounces) chocolate chips 1. Preheat oven to ...

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15 Minute Lasagna

March 24, 2014

15 Minute Lasagna 1/2 lb lean ground beef 2 cups diced onion 2-3 garlic cloves, minced 1 (9.6 oz) bag Jimmy Dean pre-cooked turkey sausage crumbles OR 1/2 lb cooked pork breakfast sausage 8 oz (about 10) lasagna noodles, broken into 1/4ths 1 (10 oz) can Ro-tel diced tomatoes (or regular diced tomatoes) 1 cup ...

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Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

February 25, 2014

1 (16 oz) jar Salsa Verde 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese 3 cups (12 oz) cooked, chopped chicken 8 medium (soft taco size) flour tortillas 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray. Spoon a thin layer of salsa verde into the bottom of the dish. 2. ...

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Ham and Cheese Gnocchi

January 27, 2014

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 2 cups diced onion (about 1 whole onion) 12 oz ham, diced 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth 3/4 cup water 1 (16 oz) package potato gnocchi 1 cup baby sweet peas, frozen 1/4 cup heavy cream salt and pepper to taste 1 cup shredded cheese (Swiss, Monterey Jack, Gruyere, or Pepper ...

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Cinnamon Eggnog Christmas Cookies

December 18, 2013

3/4 cup (1.5 sicks) butter 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons eggnog (or water or milk) 2 (10 oz) bags Wilton Eggnog Baking Melts 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 (10 oz) bag cinnamon baking chips 1. Heat butter, sugar, and eggnog in ...

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Peanut Butter Banana Apple Smoothie + KitchenAid Double Oven Giveaway!

December 2, 2013

1 banana, peeled 1 apple, cored and sliced 2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 cup crushed ice Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender and blend until smooth. Makes 1 serving.

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Kevin & Amanda Secret Ingredient Christmas Cookies

October 31, 2013

1 cup (2 sticks) butter 1 cup whole pecans 1 cup quick one-minute oats 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract For the Rolling Mixture: 1/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1. Melt butter in a ...

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How to Throw a S’mores Party

October 24, 2013

Crackers Graham Crackers Ritz Crackers Marshmallows Kraft Jet Puffed Marshmallows Kraft Jet Puffed Marshmallows Chocolate & Vanilla Swirl Chocolate Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Bars Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Spreads Nutella Biscoff World Market Banana Chocolate Spread Salted Caramel Sauce Cashew Butter Peanut Butter Chocolate Peanut Butter Spread White Chocolate Peanut Butter ...

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Oatmeal Buttercream Pies

September 23, 2013

1 1/4 cup (2.5 sticks) butter 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 3 cups quick oats 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. With an electric mixer, beat the butter ...

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