Hey Ya'll

I love to cook. It is an expression of love for me. I hope you will enjoy the recipes I post. May the Lord bless and keep each of you!

Prov. 31:15 She rises while it is yet night and provides food for her household and portions for her maidens.

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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Crispix Citrus Party Mix

Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you used to dress yourself and walk wherever you wanted, but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you and carry you where you do not want to go." - John 21:18

1 12 oz box of Crispix cereal, divided into (2) 13x9 foil pans
1 c pecans, divide between 2 pans
1 c almonds, divide between 2 pans
1 c cashews, divide between 2 pans

Citrus Butter, make 2 batches, divide between 2 pans
3 T butter, melted
3 T Worcestershire sauce
1/4 t onion powder
1/4 t garlic granules
1/4 of a lemon, squeeze for juice
1 T seasoned salt
Prepare citrus butter in a glass measuring cup and add the rest of the ingredients after butter has been melted.

Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
Bake in increments of 15 minutes, stir well each time. 
I cooked mine a total of 1 1/2 hr, the last 30 minutes oven was off.
My pecans were huge, that's why it took so long.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Cajun Fried Turkey Tetrazzini in White Wine Cheese Sauce

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment. I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who oppress the hired worker in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, against those who thrust aside the sojourner, and do not fear me, says the LORD of hosts. - Malachi 3:5

16 Then those who feared the LORD spoke with one another. The LORD paid attention and heard them, and a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the LORD and esteemed his name.
17 "They shall be mine, says the LORD of hosts, in the day when I make up my treasured possession, and I will spare them as a man spares his son who serves him.
18 Then once more you shall see the distinction between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not serve him. - Malachi 3:16-18

2 c chopped Cajun fried turkey
2 c chopped cooked al dente noodles, reserve pasta water
1/4 c white wine
1/4 c cream cheese
1/4 c frozen English peas
1/4 c pasta water
4 mushrooms, chopped
1 leek, chopped
2 pats compound butter
1/4 c 4 cheese Italian blend
Salt and pepper to taste

Melt butter in skillet, add leeks, peas and mushrooms, sauté until tender.
Add wine, pasta water, cream cheese, and 4 cheese blend, sauté until thickened.
Turn off heat.
Toss in cooked noodles and chopped turkey.
Salt and pepper to taste.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Fresh Sage Rosemary Dill Compound Butter

For from the rising of the sun to its setting my name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense will be offered to my name, and a pure offering. For my name will be great among the nations, says the LORD of hosts. - Malachi 1:11

Room temperature Butter, 1 stick
1 t Fresh sage
1 t Fresh rosemary
1 t Dried dill
1 T Shallots
1/2 t Red pepper flakes
1/4 t Kosher salt
1/4 t Cracked black pepper

Mix all together. 
Place in plastic wrap and mold into log shape. 
Serve on warm ribeye slices!

Boneless Ribeye Standing Roast

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. - John 17:17

1 trimmed boneless ribeye roast, got mine at Costco
Olive oil

1/2 c kosher salt
3 sprigs fresh thyme
3 sprigs fresh rosemary
1 t dried dill 
1 t roasted garlic, mashed
1 small shallot, diced
1/2 red pepper flakes
Cracked multi peppercorn pepper

Mix well.

Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
Oil roast and pack rub on all sides.
Sear on all sides.
Place on rack and bake 500 for 30 minutes.
Change heat to 250 and bake in increments of 30 minutes, checking temp each time, until a temp of 130 is reached.
Pull out of oven and tent with foil for 30 minutes, your temp will rise about 10 more degrees which will be a perfect 140 degree. This will be medium and yummy deliciousness!!!
I made fresh sage-dill-fresh Rosemary compound butter to serve on each slice!

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls with Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. - John 13:1

Trader Joe's frozen puff pastry(contains 2 sheets)

Melted butter to brush bottom of pan and top of rolls before baking.

Let thaw completely. 
Roll out.
Sprinkle filling over sheet. 
Tightly roll and cut each sheet into 6 rolls.
Bake 400 degrees 20-25 minutes in a large muffin pan, greased with melted butter.
Remove from pan to cool. 

1/4 c Brown sugar
1 T Cinnamon
Mix together.

Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting:
3 oz softened cream cheese
3 T softened butter
1 1/2 c powdered sugar
1 t vanilla
1/2 t bourbon

Whip with electric hand mixer.
Frost rolls.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Creamy Cauliflower Mash

30 Jesus answered, "This voice has come for your sake, not mine.
31 Now is the judgment of this world; now will the ruler of this world be cast out.
32 And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself." - John 12:30-32

I kept working on this recipe! I want this mashed cauliflower to taste like real potatoes, creamy goodness and all.
So, I'm really pleased with this final recipe. Hope you enjoy!!

1 head of cauliflower, cut into chunks
1 T Chicken base seasoning
1 t butter
Pepper to taste

Just add water half way up pan, add seasoning and cauliflower, bring to boil, cook just until tender.
While still hot, add these ingredients:

2 T mayo
2 T sour cream
2 T cream cheese
1 T heavy cream

Whip with a mixer until creamy.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Pumpkin Sweet Potato Pie

25 Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,
26 and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?"
27 She said to him, "Yes, Lord; I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who is coming into the world." - John 11:25-27

1/2 can organic pumpkin
1 medium sweet potato, baked mashed and cooled
2 eggs, beaten
1 can eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t ginger
1/4 t pumpkin pie spice
1/4 t cinnamon
1/4 t kosher salt
1/4 t nutmeg

1 pie crust

With a whisk, beat pumpkin and sweet potato together along with vanilla, spices and salt.
Add beaten eggs and eagle brand. Beat until smooth. Pour in pie shell.

Bake on 425 for 15 minutes, to set pie. Then turn oven to 350 degrees and bake 20 minutes. Leave in an additional 15 minutes with oven off.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Almond Toffee Crack

13 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.
14 Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.
15 And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
16 Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. - James 5:13-16

This was an experiment that I almost tossed out! Glad I let it set up and tasted it, yum!!!

1 1/4 c slivered almonds

1 stick butter
1/2 c sugar
1 1/2 T water

1 T vanilla extract

White chocolate candy melting wafers

Grease 13x9 pan bottom with butter.
Add 1 c slivered almonds, spread out over bottom.

Bring to a boil, the butter, water and sugar, boil until golden brown, around 8 minutes, stirring continuously cause it will burn.
Remove from heat, continue to stir.
Pour over nuts.
Add white chocolate, add 1/4 c nuts.
Stir slightly to melt chocolate.
Place in freezer until set.
Break into yummy goodness!!!

Friday, December 18, 2015

Smoked Turkey and Smoked Sausage Veggie Stir Fry with Pepper JackLimoncello Sauce

2 And he said to them, "When you pray, say: "Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. 
3 Give us each day our daily bread, 
4 and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation."  - Luke 11:2-4

9 And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
10 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. - Luke 11:9-10

Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters. - Luke 11:23

1 link grilled smoked sausage, chopped
1 c smoked turkey, chopped
Drizzle of olive oil
1 t clarified butter
1 bunch asparagus tips, chopped
1 leek, chopped
2 carrots, match stick cut
1/2 t chicken base seasoning
1/4 c water
1/8 c cream
1/4 c pepper jack
1/8 c limoncello 
Cracked black pepper, to taste

Stir fry veggie in oil and butter until slightly soft, add meat, liquids, cheese and seasonings.
Reduce down until sauce thickens.

Serve with toasted crusty garlic bread!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Grilled Chicken Tenderloin on Veggie Zoodles

16 So Jesus answered them, "My teaching is not mine, but his who sent me.
17 If anyone's will is to do God's will, he will know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority.
18 The one who speaks on his own authority seeks his own glory; but the one who seeks the glory of him who sent him is true, and in him there is no falsehood. - John 7:16-18

4 Chicken tenderloin, cut into bite size pieces
Marinate for 20 minutes in this mixture:
1/4 c honey
1/2 c zesty Italian dressing
1/2 lime, juiced

Veggie zoodles
Zucchini made into noodles

Drizzle a little oil in skillet, heat and add chicken and marinade.
Cook until done, cooks really quickly and resembles grilled chicken.
Remove chicken, clean skillet.
Drizzle a little oil, heat and add veggie noodles.
Stir fry until slightly soft.
Add chicken back in just to heat.
Eat and enjoy!!!

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Trader Joe's Mandarin Orange Chicken served on Zucchini andCarrot/Veggie Noodles

David thus calls him Lord, so how is he his son?" - Luke 20:44

3 concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh
4 and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord,
5 through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations,
6 including you who are called to belong to Jesus Christ, - Romans 1:3-6

1 prepared pack of Trader Joe's Orange Mandarin Chicken
2 zucchini and 1 carrot, make veggie noodles 
1 leek, sliced
1 t roasted garlic
Drizzle of olive oil
1 t toasted sesame oil
Kosher salt to taste

Prepare chicken in toaster oven.
Set aside.
Sauté leek, garlic, squash and carrot in oil.
Drizzle the sesame oil on the veggie noodles. 
Remove from heat.
Add the packs of sauce in the skillet, when melted add chicken.
Stir to coat chicken and push to one side of skillet.
Turn off heat.
Add veggie noodles back in to heat.
Serve at once.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Spicy Pimento Cheese Egg Sausage Quesadilla with Blackberry BalsamicGlaze

And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. - Luke 18:1

Cooked Sausage patty
Fried hard Egg
Pimento cheese, spicy
Tortillas, small, warmed
Blackberry balsamic glaze, under sauce tab this blog

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Christy's Fresh Herb Sausage Balls

Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents." - Luke 15:10

3 c pioneer biscuit mix
Pound sausage, I used Tennessee Pride
4 c shredded sharp cheddar
1/2 c Parmesan cheese, shredded
1/2 c milk
1/2 t fresh rosemary, chopped
1 1/2 t fresh parsley, chopped

Preheated 350 degree oven
make I inch balls 
bake 20-25 min

Blackberry Balsamic Glaze

Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance. - Luke 15:7

1/2 c blackberry preserves
1/8 c aged balsamic vinegar

Simmer and reduce. Yum!!