Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2-3 bananas, peeled and mashed 3 1/2 cups rolled oats* 1 1/4 cup flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp nutmeg 3/2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup chocolate chips Directions In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar…

Mexican Grilled Corn (Elote)

This is the most amazing corn I’ve ever eaten. Very messy, but very worth it!   Ingredients: 4 ears of corns in husks 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 lime, juiced 1 tsp chili powder dash cayenne pepper 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped Directions: Heat the grill to medium….

Sunday Supper

plain old, every day ham corn on the cob, grilled roasted sweet potatoes quick mac & cheese sliced tomatoes To make quick mac & cheese, I just toss butter and shredded cheddar into the hot macaroni.  It’s not perfect, but it’s tasty enough in a pinch when we’re all out of plastic cheese velveeta. I…

Zesty Chicken

Ingredients 2 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil or coconut oil 1/2 medium onion, sliced thin 3 cloves garlic, minced boneless, skinless chicken thighs garlic powder salt paprika 1 cup salsa Directions Add oil, onion, and garlic to the skillet. Turn heat on medium-high and cook until onion is translucent. Season chicken thighs with garlic powder, salt,…

Quesadillas de Camarones

Ingredients • Flour Tortillas • 12 whole Large Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined • 8 ounces, fluid Mexican Red Sauce • 1 whole Large Onion • 1 whole Red Bell Pepper • 1 whole Green Bell Pepper • 2 cups Cheese, Grated (Monterey Jack Is Best – I USED QUESO) • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil •…

Easy Baked Oatmeal

I came across this recipe on the Sonlight forums.  At the moment, I can’t remember who originally posted it but when I have time I’ll come back and give credit where credit’s due.  I love this oatmeal because it’s easy to fix, doesn’t have to sit overnight, and has a texture that my oatmeal haters…

Peanut Butter Brownies

From Cooking with the Horse & Buggy People II 3/4 cup shortening 3/4 cup peanut butter 2 1/4 cups sugar 5 eggs 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips 3/4 cup chopped peanuts Put in a 10×15 pan at 350F…

Sausage-Cheddar Breakfast Quiche

Ingredients 1 lb bulk breakfast sausage 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese 4 eggs 1 cup milk or half-and-half 1 tsp ground mustard Salt & Pepper to taste 1 – 8″ pie crust Directions: Brown sausage in a skillet and remove with a slotted spoon – you can also let the sausage drain on a…

Simple Au Gratin Potatoes

I’m not going to give specific ingredient amounts for this recipe, because it’s very easily adapted to however many people you want to serve. Basic Ingredients: Potatoes Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese Flour Salt Pepper Nutmeg Paprika Directions: Choose an oven-safe casserole dish that will accommodate the number of people you’ll be serving Thinly slice potatoes…

Noodles with Broccoli & Meat (Cambodia)

This recipe gets the award for being beautiful to look at, simple to prepare, and incredibly tasty. It is the entire family’s new favorite on our menu. Kuy Tew Cha (goi dieu chah) Serves 4 — from Extending the Table: A World Community Cookbook by Joetta Handrich Schlabach, 1991, Herald Press. Cook according to package…

Noodles with Broccoli and Meat (Cambodia)

This recipe gets the award for being beautiful to look at, simple to prepare, and incredibly tasty. It is the entire family’s new favorite on our menu. Kuy Tew Cha (goi dieu chah) Serves 4 — from Extending the Table: A World Community Cookbook by Joetta Handrich Schlabach, 1991, Herald Press. Cook according to package…