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First Place Reciepe's

Hot Wings

            12 chicken wings            1 TBS red pepper sauce
            2 TBS butter, melted        1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning
            1/2 cup flour               1 bottle ranch dressing
            1/2 tsp salt & pepper     celery and carrot sticks
            1 cup spicy BBQ Sauce

            1.  Heat oven to 425.  Melt butter in rectangular pan.  
            2.  Mix flour, salt and pepper in large resealable plastic
                bag.  Add chicken, seal bag and shake until well coated.
            3.  Bake uncovered for 25 min, turning chicken.  Meanwhile
                mix bbq sauce, pepper sauce, and cajun seasoning in bowl.
            4.  Pour over chicken.  Cook uncovered for an additional
                10 to 12 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.

Twice-Baked Potatoes

            6 lg baking potatoes         2 tsp onion salt
            6 oz cream cheese            1 tsp salt
            1 cup sour cream             1/4 tsp pepper
            2 tbs butter                 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
                                         * sprinkle with paprika

            1.  Preheat oven to 500.  Wash potatoes and sprinkle with salt.
                Wrap in foil, stab a few holes into foil and potatoe, and
                toss in the oven for about 60-90 min or until tender.
            2.  Unwrap potatoe and cut 1/3 off the top of each potato.
                Scoop flesh from potatoes into a medium bowl, reserving
                the skin.  Add cream cheese, sour cream, onion salt,
                salt, pepper, and butter to the flesh.
            3.  Beat with electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
                Reduce oven temp to 350.
            4.  Spoon potato mixture into potato skins.  Sprinkle with 
                cheese and paprika.  Bake until cheese melts and potatoes
                are heated through; about 15 min.

Breakfast Wraps

            1 Tbs Veg Oil                1 tsp salt
            6 eggs                       1 tsp pepper
            2 cups cooked Meat           1 cup shredded cheddar
              (chic or steak)            6 Flour Tortillas
            1 cup cooked bacon           salsa of choice
            2 TBS Whipping cream

            1.  Heat oil in skillet over m-h heat.  Combine eggs,
                cooked meat, cooked bacon, whipping cream, salt
                and pepper; beat well.  Pour into skillet.
            2.  Cook eggs about 1 to 2 min stirring continually,
                until no longer runny.  Add cheese.
            3.  Heat tortillas in microwave for about 30 seconds.
                add cooked egg mixture to flour tortillas, top w/
                salsa and roll like a burrito.  
            *   To make it even better add cooked hash browns, or
                cook some tator tots and add to tortilla. 


            2 cups hash brown potatoes   1/4 cup milk
            11oz whole kernel corn       1/2 tsp red pepper sauce
            1 tsp onion salt             1/2 tsp pepper
            4 eggs                       1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

            1.  Mix potatoes, corn and onion salt.  Spray skillet w
                non-stick spray.  Heat over medium heat.  Pack potatoe
                mixture in skillet.  Reduce heat to medium-low.
                Cook uncovered for about 10-15 min or until bottom
                starts to brown.
            2.  Mix eggs, milk, pepper sauce and pepper.  Pour egg
                mixture over potato mixture.  Cook uncovered over 
                medium-low heat.  Cook about 5 min or until eggs are 
                cooked.  Sprinkle w/ cheese.
            3.  Reduce heat to low.  Cover and cook for 10 min or until
                center is set and cheese is bubbly. 

Vegetable Beef Soup

            3/4 cup green beans           1 1/2 cup water
            2/3 cup whole kernel corn     1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 
            1 1/2 lbs stew meat           2 14oz cans beef broth
            1/2 cup onion, chopped        2 14oz can diced tomatoes w/garlic
            2/3 cup uncooked barley       1 8oz can tomato sauce

            1.  Mix green beans, corn and remaining ingredients in
                6 quart slow cooker.
            2.  Cover and cook on low heat for 8 to 9 hours.

Vegetable Beef Barley Soup

            3/4 cup chopped onion          1/4 tsp pepper
            3/4 cup 1-inch green beans     1 1/2 lbs stew meat
            2/3 cup uncooked barley        1 small bell pepper, chopped
            2/3 cup fresh or whole         2 14oz can beef broth
                kernel corn                2 14oz can diced tomatoes 
            1 1/2 cup water                  w/garlic undrained          
            1 tsp salt                     8 oz can tomato sauce

            1.  Mix all ingredients in 4-5 quart slow cooker.
            2.  Cover and cook on low heat for 8-10 hours or until 
                vegetables and barley are tender. 

Macaroni Beef Stew

            2 tbs oil                       2 1/2 cups water
            1 1/2 stew meat, cut cubes      1 tsp salt
            1 cup sliced celery             1 tsp paprika
            1/2 cup sliced onion            1/2 tsp chili powder
            14.5 oz whole tomatoes          4 1/2 oz uncooked elbow macaroni
                (undrained) cut up

            1.  Heat oil in dutch oven over medium-high heat until hot.
                Add beef; cook and stir until browned.  Add all remaining
                ingredients except macaroni; mix well.  Simmer 2 hours
                or until beef is tender.
            2.  Stir in macaroni; cook uncovered over medium heat for
                8-10 min or until macaroni is tender.

Taco Salad

            6 (6inch)flour tortillas        1 Avacado, chopped
            1 lbs ground sirloin            1 (3oz) black olives
            1 Tsp Spicy Taco Seasoning      1 pkg tortilla chips
            Salt & Pepper                   1 cup shredded pepper jack
            1 head green leaf, chopped      sour cream & salsa (optional)
            2 Vine ripe tomatoes, chopped   
            1.  Preheat oven to 425.  Spray tortillas with cooking spray,
                and drape over custard cups.  Bake until lightly browned,
                and crisp.  Let cool.
            2.  Cook beef in large skillet over medium heat.  Add salt and
                pepper to taste and add taco seasoning.
            3.  In tortilla bowls; layer lettuce, beef, tomatoes, avacado,
                olives, tortilla chips, cheese and sour cream/salsa. 

Taco Casserole

            l lbs ground sirloin            8oz jar Taco Sauce
            1/2 cup chop onions             2 1/2 cups crushed tortilla chips
            1 pkg Spicy taco Seasoning      7oz shredded Cheddar cheese
            3/4 cup water                   1 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
            16oz Spicy Refried Beans        1/2 cup chopped tomatoes

            1.  Heat oven to 400 degrees.  In skillet over medium-high
                heat, combine ground sirloin, onions, taco seasoning.
                Cook until meat is done.  Add water and simmer 10-15 min.
            2.  In bowl, combine refried beans and taco sauce.  Use 8 inch,
                2 quart baking dish.  Layer half bean mixture, half of beef
                mixture, 5 cups tortilla chips and 1 cup of the cheese.  Top
                with the left over beans and meat.
            3.  Bake for 30 min.  Take out and top with remaining cheese and
                tortilla chips.  Bake for another 3-5 min or until cheese is
                melted.  Top with tomatoes and lettuce.

Mexican Pork Packets

            2 cup uncook instant Rice    Pinch of salt and pepper 
            1 Can (14 1/2) Chix Broth    1 Can (15oz) whole corn 
            1 1/2 TBS Spicy taco mix     1/3 cup sliced grn onions
            Pinch of cayenne pepper	    4 pork boneless chops

            1.  Heat oven to *400, spray 4 sheets of aluminum foil
                with cooking spray.
            2.  Mix rice, broth, 1 TSP taco mix, cayenne
                pepper, salt and pepper; let it sit for 5 or so 
                min (until liquid is absorbed).
            3.  Add Corn and green onions to the rice.
            4.  Sprinkle pork with remaining taco mix. Place on
                foil and add the rice mixture on top.  Fold 
                over foil to inclose the food and crunch all around
                so nothing can escape.
            5.  Cut an X on top and place in the oven for about 45 minutes.

Breaded Pork Chops

            1/2 cup baking mix               1 egg
            12 saltine crackers              2 Tbs melted butter
               (crushed)                     2 Tbs milk
            1 tsp season salt                8 boneless pork loin chops  
            1/4 tsp pepper                     (1/2 thick)
            1.  Mix baking mix, cracker crumbs, seasoned salt 
                and peper.  Mix egg, milk and butter.
            2.  Dip pork into egg mixture, then coat with baking
                mix.  Dip again into egg and then coat again for
                extra coverage.
            3.  Spray skillet with non-stick spray, heat over
                medium-high.  Cook pork 8 to 10 min, turning once,
                until pork juices run clear.

Peppery Pork Chops & Potatoes

            4 pork loin chops                1/2 tsp season salt
              (1 1/2 thick)                  1/2 tsp black & red pepper
            2 lg potatoes, unpeeled,             (blend)
              cut into 8 wedges               
            1 Tbs olive oil

            1.  Heat oven to 425F.  Spray broiler pan with non-stick.
                Spray skillet with non-stick.  Add pork to skillet
                cook 2min on each side until browned.  Place chops
                on broiler pan.
            2.  Arrange potato wedges around chops on pan. 
                Brush potates with oil.  Sprinkle chops and 
                potatoes with salt and pepper blend.
            3.  Bake for 30min or until pork juices run clear and
                potatoes are tender.

Potatoes & Pork Chops

            4 pork loin chops                3/4 tsp salt
            1/4 cup beef or chicken broth    1/4 tsp pepper
            4 cut up potatoes                1/4 chopped parsley
            4 carrots chopped 1 inch         
            1 onion cut in 6 pieces

            1.  Spray skillet w/ nonstick.  Heat over medium-high heat. 
                Cook pork in skillet about 5 min turning once until browned.
            2.  Add broth, potatoes, carrots and onions to skillet.  Sprinkle
                w/ salt and pepper.  Heat to boil, reduce heat.  Cover and 
                simmer for 30 min or until veg are tender.  Sprinkle w/ parsley.

Buffalo Chicken Wraps
            4 boneless skinless chic cubed  1/2 cup Ranch salad dressing
            1/2 tsp salt                    1 1/3 cup shredded letuce
            1/4 tsp pepper                  1/4 cup shredded carrots
            2 Tsp hot pepper sauce          1 cup shredded jack cheese
            1 Tsp cayanne pepper            4 (10inch) tortillas
            1.  Mix salt, pepper, hot pepper sauce and cayanne pepper.
                toss chicken in mixture.
            2.  Heat skillet (spray w/ non stick spray).  Add chicken 
                mixture.  Cook until chicken is no longer pink and 
                liquid is evaporated.
            3.  Combine carrots, cheese, lettuce and salad dressing.
            4.  Spoon chicken onto tortilla topped w/salad mixture
                and roll.

Sauteed Chicken w/Mushrooms
            4 skinless chicken breasts       8 oz sliced portebello mushrooms
            1/3 cup flour                    3/4 cup chicken broth
            1 tsp salt                       10 oz can cream of mushroom
            1/4 tsp pepper                      soup
            3 tbs butter

            1.  Pound each chicken breat to 1/4 inch thickness.  Mix
                flour, salt and pepper on maxed paper.  Coat chicken
                well with flour mixture and set aside.
            2.  Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; add butter.
                Saute garlic and mushrooms for 3 min.  Remove with 
                slotted spoon.
            3.  Place chicken in skillet.  Cook for 5 min per side.  Add
                broth and soup to skillet.  Cook, stirring frequently,
                for 5 min.
            4.  Return mushroom mixture to skillet and reduce heat to
                low.  Simmer, stirring occasionally for 5 min. 

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

            2 cups diced cooked Chix     1 Cup Sour Cream
            1 1/2 cup shredded Pepper    1 (10oz) Enchilada sauce 
            Jack cheese                  (hot)
            1/2 cup roasted red peppers  7 (8inch) flour tortillas
            5 oz chopped green chiles    9 oz shredded Cheddar cheese
            1 TBS Enchilada spice (mix)

            1.  Heat oven to 350f.  Spray 13x9-inch cooking dish and foil
                w/ non stick spray;
                Sprinkle chicken with enchilada spice.  
            2.  Mix cooked chicken, pepper jack cheese, red peppers, 
                green chiles, sour cream.
            3.  Spread a tablespoon of enchilada sauce in middle of tortilla,
                Spoon a heaping tablespoon of the chicken mixture and roll;
                place in cooking dish.
            4.  Pour left over Enchilada sauce over the enchilada's and
                top with chedder cheese.
            5.  Place foil over baking dish, and cook for 45-60 min.

Skillet Chicken w/ Mushrooms

            1/4 cup flour                  1 TBS tomato paste 
            2 1/2 tsp paprika              1/4 tsp pepper
            1/4 tsp salt                   6 cups fresh mushrooms
            4 boneless, skinless             (portabello's are the best)
              chicken breast               1/2 cup chopped onions
            1 TBS oil
            1/2 cup dry white wine

            1.  In plastic bag, combine flour, paprika, salt and pepper; mix 
                well.  Add chicken to coat and shake.
            2.  Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat until hot.  
                Add onions, cook until soft then add chicken.  Cook for about
                9 min, turning once.
            3.  Add wine and tomato paste.  Stir in mushrooms. Reduce heat and 
                cover for 20-30 min or until chicken juices run clear.  Uncover
                and cook 3-5 min or until sauce is thickened.

Chicken Parmesan

            1 cup spicy spaghetti sauce    1 TBS butter, melted
            1 boneless skinless chix       1 TBS milk
            3 TBS Italian Bread Crumbs     1 egg
            1 TBS grated Parmesan cheese   1/4 tsp salt & pepper

            1.  Pound chicken until about 1/4 inch thick, with mallet or
                rolling pin.
            2.  Mix butter, milk, egg, parmesan cheese,salt and pepper 
                into a medium size bowl; beat.  Next dip chicken into 
                egg mixture and then coat with bread crumbs.
            3.  Spay a skillet with non-stick spray.  Place coated chicken
                in skillet.  Cook until no longer pink inside.
            4.  Top chicken with warm spaghetti sauce.
            *   Also great over any kind of pasta!!

Honey BBQ Chicken

            3/4 cup spicy bbq sauce        1/2 tsp salt & pepper
            1/4 cup honey                  3 lbs cut-up chicken
            2 garlic cloves, minced

            1.  Heat grill.  In saucepan, combine bbq sauce, honey
                garlic, salt and pepper; blend well.  Bring to boil;
                simmer for 6 min.
            2.  Place chicken on grill over medium heat.  Cook 30-
                45 min or until juices run clear, turning once.  Brush
                chicken with sauce during the last 10-15 min before
                chicken is done. 

Cajun Chicken and Rice

            Aluminum Foil                  1 cup Rice
            2 tsp garlic powder            1 can diced tomatoes
            1/2 tsp onion power              w/green pepper & onion
            3/4 tsp cayenne pepper         1 1/3 cups water
            6 Chicken thighs               1/4 cup minced onion

            1.  Heat oven to 425.  Line a 13x9x2 inch pan with foil.
                Combine garlic, cayenne pepper and onion powder.  Place
                Chicken in lined dish.
            2.  Sprinkle spice mixture over chicken (both sides).
            3.  Bake 35 to 40 min or until juices run clear.
            4.  Combine rice, tomatoes, water and onion in medium
                sauce pan.  Bring to boil.  Reduce heat; cover
                and simmer for 20 min or until liquid is absorbed.

Oven Fried Chicken

            1 cup crushed corn flakes     1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
            1 egg white                   3 lb. cut up frying chicken
            1 tsp paprika                     (remove skin)
            1/2 tsp salt
            1/2 tsp garlic power

            1.  Heat oven to 400.  Spray broiler pan with nonstick
                cooking spray.  Place crushed cereal in shallow bowl.
                In another shallow bowl, combine egg white, paprika, 
                salt, garlic power, and cayenne pepper. Mix well.
            2.  Dip chicken into egg mixture and coat with cereal
                mixture and place in broiler pan.
            3.  Bake for 50 min or until chicken juices run clear.

Chicken Cordon Bleu

            4 boneless skinless chix       1 TBS milk
            2 slices of ham (cut in        1/4 tsp salt & pepper
              (half or cubed)              1/2 cup Italian Bread Crumbs
            1/4 cup cream cheese           1/4 tsp Paprika
            1 egg                          1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese

            1.  Heat oven to 350.  Spay 15x10x1 baking pan with
                non-stick spray.
            2.  Pound chicken until about 1/4 inch thick, with mallet or
                rolling pin.
            3.  Place 1 half slice of ham on each piece of chicken.  
                Spread cream cheese; sprinkle each with swiss cheese. Roll up 
                chicken and pin with a toothpick; press around chicken to
            4.  Beat egg, milk, salt and pepper in a shallow bowl.  Place 
                bread crumbs and paprika in another.  Dip chicken into
                egg mixture and then crumb mixture and place in baking 
            5.  Bake for 35-40 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.

Pasta and Beef Bake

            2 cup uncooked penne pasta      1 cup sliced mushrooms
            1/2 lbs ground sirloin          1 oz shredded pepper jack cheese
            16 oz tomato sauce              1 oz shredded cheddar
            14.5 oz mexican whole tomatoes  salt and pepper

            1.  Heat oven to 350.  Spray 8-inch sq baking dish with non-stick.
            2.  Cook penne, follow directions on package.  At the same time,
                combine sirloin, and mushrooms in a large skillet (salt and 
                pepper to taste).
            3.  Drain meat and add tomato sauce and tomatoes.  Mix well;
                bring to a boil.
            4.  In baking dish, combine beef and pasta; mix well.  Sprinkle
                with both cheese.  Cover dish with foil (also sprayed w/non
                stick spray) and cook for 15 min.  Uncover and bake for 5-10
                min longer to make sure cheese is melted.

Spaghetti and Meatballs

            1 lbs ground sirloin              1 egg
            1/2 cup bread crumbs              1 tsp pepper
            1/4 cup minced onions             1/2 tsp salt
            1/4 cup minced bell pepper        jar of spagetti sauce
            4oz Hunts tomato sauce            1/2 pkg of cooked spagetti pasta
            1 cup chopped mushrooms
            1.  Mix sirloin, bread crumbs, onions, bell pepper, tomato sauce,
                mushrooms,egg, pepper and salt;Mix well.  Roll meat mixture 
                into 1 inch balls.  Place in a large skillet over medium 
                heat and cover. Cook for about 25 min or until meatballs
                are cooked all the way through.
            2.  Meanwhile add the spagetti sauce to the cooked pasta
                in a large pan over medium-low heat and mix well. 
                Add meatballs when they are done. 

Top Steak & Peppers

            1 1/2 lbs London Broil              
              (1 1/2 inch thick)             
            1 grn bell pepper                1 cup chopped onion 
            1 red bell pepper                2 Tbs cornstarch
            1/4 cup oil                      1 Tbs Worcestershire
            1 clove garlic                   6 Tbs soy sauce
              (minced)                       1/4 tsp ground ginger
            2 vine ripe tomatoes             1/2 tsp sugar
              (corsely chopped)              1/4 tsp pepper
            1 1/4 cup beef broth             4 cups hot cooked rice
            1.  Cut steak & bell peppers into strips.  Heat oil in large
                skillet over high heat; add steak.  Saute until browned,
                about 5 min.
            2.  Add garlic, tomatoes and 1 cup broth to skillet; reduce
                heat.  Simmer, covered, until tender, about 25 min; add
                onion and bell peppers.  Cook covered for 10 min.
            3.  Mix cornstarch and remaining 1/4 cup of broth in small
                bowl until smooth.  Stir into steak mixture.
            4.  Add Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, ginger, sugar,
                and pepper to skillet; mix well.  Cook, stirring
                continually, until slightly thicken.  Serve over rice.
Sirloin w/Mushroom Sauce

            2 lbs sirloin steaks               1 Tbs lemon juice
              (2 inch thick)                   1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
            1 tsp ground pepper                1/4 cup chopped parsley
            1/2 cup butter                     3/4 cup whipping cream
            12 oz mushrooms, sliced
               (portebello's are best)
            2 tsp dry mustard

            1.  Preheat broiler.  Rub steak on both sides w/ pepper.
                Place steak on a broiler pan.  Broil for 10 min on
                each side for medium.
            2.  Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat.  Add
                mushrooms and mustard.  Saute for 10 min or until 
            3.  Add lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and parsley to
                skillet.  Cook for 1 min longer.  Stir in whipping 
                cream.  Heat over medium heat to serving temp.
            4.  Remove mushroom sauce from heat; cover and keep warm.
                Slice steak.  Arrange on a serving platter.  Spoon
                sauce over steak.
Hickory Pot Roast

            1 1/2 lbs eye of round roast        1/2 tsp slat
            1/4 cup liquid hickoy smoke         2 celery stalks
            1/2 cup water                       1 cup beef broth
            2 cloves garlic minced              2 Tbs Worcestershire sauce

            1.  Place roast, smoke flavoring and water in a resealable
                plastic bag.  Refrigerate for 15 min.  Preheat oven
                to 350.
            2.  Remove roast from bag and rub with garlic and salt.
            3.  Place celery stalks in a large dutch oven or covered pot;
                add roast.  Pour beef broth and Worcestershire sauce over
                roast.  Cover pot.
            4.  Roast beef about 1 hour for medium-rare or until 
                desired doneness.  Let roast stand for about 5 min
                Carve into thin slices.  Top with pan juices.
Beef Enchiladas

            l lbs ground sirloin               2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
            2 (10oz) enchilada Sauce             (divided)
               (I use the hot)                 12 corn or flour tortillas
            4 oz chopped green chiles          3 cups shredded lettuce
            1/2 cup chopped onions             1 lg tomato chopped

            1.  Cookd beef in a skillet until brown and crumbly( I like to
                add a little salt and pepper while cooking), stirring 
                frequently.  Set aside.
            2.  Preheat oven to 350.  Heat enchilada sauce and green
                chiles in a medium saucepan until simmering.
            3.  Place a heaping spoonful of beef, 1 tsp onion and
                and 21/2 tbs cheese on each tortilla.  Roll up
                to enclose filling and place in a baking dish.
            4.  Pour sauce over top.  Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
                Bake for 20 min.  Top with lettuce and tomato.
Although some of these recipe's have been inspired by others,
they are completly my own. Please feel free to use them.
Let me know what you think. If you have any of your own recipe's
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