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Overnight Breakfast Casserole

2 packages (12 ounces each) breakfast sausage links 6 English muffins, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 cup (4 ounces) cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup (4 ounces) mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1/2 cup red pepper, chopped 12 large eggs 2 cups milk 1/4 teaspoon salt Pepper to taste 1/4 […]

Baked Zucchini Ziti

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 35 to 40 minutes Makes: 6 servings 8 ounces ziti, uncooked 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes, low sodium 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1 cup grated zucchini (about 1 medium) 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella, divided 1/2 cup, plus 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese, […]

Salmon Salad

1 (7.5 ounce) can pink salmon 2 tablespoons hummus 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon dill relish 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar 2 stalks celery, chopped 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup walnuts, toasted 2 cups lettuce, washed and dried Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil […]

Mushroom, Cheddar, Bacon Burger

1 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ground chuck 2 portabella mushrooms 1/2 cup Worcestershire Sauce 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 4 slices cheddar cheese 8 slices bacon, cooked 1/2 red onion, sliced 4 hamburger buns Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Marinate mushrooms for 30 minutes in […]

Chilaquiles Potpie

1 (14 1/2) ounce can whole tomatoes, drained 2 tablespoons corn or canola oil 2 cups coarsely chopped onions 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 6 canned whole green chiles (two 31/2 ounce cans), drained, seeded and coarsely chopped 2 fresh or canned jalapeno chiles, drained if canned, seeded and finely chopped 10 corn tortillas, about […]

Asiago Cheese, Bacon and Egg Tart

6 large eggs 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 7 slices bacon 2 tablespoons butter 8 ounces button mushrooms, thinly sliced 1/4 cup chopped chives 1 1/2 cups Provolone cheese, shredded 1/4 cup Asiago Cheese, shredded Preheat oven to 375. In food processor, combine eggs, cream, salt and […]

Thyme-Basted Ham with Roasted Grapes

6 to 8 pound cooked bone-in ham, trimmed Pepper 1/2 cup grape jelly 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/2 stick), cut into 4 to 6 pieces 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 3 cups whole grapes, red, green or a combination 4 shallots, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices Preheat oven to 325. Position rack in […]

Casserole Baked Beans

1 quart cooked dried beans (Great Northern, cranberry or limas) 1/2 cup chili sauce or tomato catsup 1 cup maple syrup Pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 pound sliced bacon or ham Pour beans into casserole. Mix together maple syrup, salt, chili sauce or tomato catsup, and pepper. Stir into beans. Top with bacon or ham. […]

Cottage Pie with Garlic Butter

3 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, mashed 1 small onion, chopped 1 pound beef, freshly ground 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon tomato paste Roux (recipe follows) Salt and freshly ground pepper For the topping: 3 pounds baking potatoes, unpeeled 1 cup whole milk, […]

Roasted Lemon-Garlic Chicken

No-Stick Cooking Spray 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 (4 to 5 pound) whole chicken, rinsed with neck and giblets removed Salt and pepper Gravy: 1/2 cup cold water 1/4 cup milk 1 (0.87 to 1.2 ounces) package chicken gravy mix 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 […]

Goulash Meatballs

Sauce 2/3 onion, very finely chopped 1 cup chicken broth 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red and 1 green bell pepper, deseeded and diced 2 teaspoons paprika 14 ounces canned chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon tomato paste Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Meatballs 1/3 onion, very finely chopped 1 pound extra lean pork 1 […]

Braised Lamb Shank with Three Bean Ragout

8 American Lamb shanks 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup chili powder 2 tablespoons salt 2 tablespoons black pepper 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 2 cups diced onions 2 cups diced carrots 2 cups diced celery 10 garlic cloves 2 cups white wine 6 cups stock 4 sprigs thyme 6 sprigs rosemary 4 bay leaves […]

Peanut Butter Caramel French Toast

No-stick cooking spray 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup extra crunchy peanut butter 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 12 (1-inch-thick) slices French bread 6 large eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract Whipped cream or whipped butter Coat 13 by […]

Roast Pork Tenderloin with Asian Dry Rub

Add some Asian flavoring to the traditional roast pork tenderloin. This recipe includes a rub made with ginger, cinnamon, brown sugar and cayenne pepper, among other spices. It also offers healthy, Asian-inspired side dish suggestions.

Turkey Tetrazzini with Cheddar and Parmesan

(Recipe from Midwest Dairy Association) Nonstick cooking spray 1 package (12 ounces) whole wheat penne pasta 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup flour 3 cups low-fat milk 1 cup fat-free low-sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup dry white wine (or additional chicken broth) 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 cups sliced white button mushrooms 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese […]

Herb Butter Roasted Turkey

Turkey: 1 (14-pound) turkey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper Herb Butter: 1 cup salted butter, softened 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary Directions Preheat oven to 425°F. Remove giblets and neck from cavity […]

Taco Salad

2 packages (5.6 ounces each) refrigerated taco salad shells 3 bacon strips, diced 1 pound lean ground beef (90 percent lean) 2 large onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin, optional 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans […]

Skillet Mac and Cheese

Recipe provided by Midwest Dairy Association. 3 tablespoons butter 1?2 (13.25 ounce) package whole-wheat shell or elbow macaroni, uncooked 1?2 cup chopped onion (about 1?2 medium onion) 1?4 teaspoon salt 1?4 teaspoon pepper 2 cups water 1 1?2 tablespoons flour 3?4 cup lowfat milk 2 cups reduced-fat shredded Colby Jack cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh […]

Chicken and Rice Casserole

2 cups cooked rice 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1 1/2 cups cooked, chopped chicken breast 1 can (12 fluid ounces) evaporated milk 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1 tablespoon diced jalapenos (optional) Preheat oven […]

Maple, Brown Sugar and Coffee Bacon

1 pound thick-cut bacon (10 slices) 2 tablespoons Starbucks Natural Fusions Vanilla flavored ground coffee 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon real maple syrup 2 tablespoons freshly brewed Starbucks Natural Fusions Vanilla flavored coffee Fresh cracked pepper Preheat oven to 375°. Line a rimmed baking pan with parchment or waxed paper and set a […]


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