Category: Recipes

Blending family time in the kitchen with faith and flavor

Honey Walnut Shrimp

This recipe is quite messy and takes a little bit of work. However, it’s perfect for a family with various ages of kids! It can involve multiple kids with varying degrees of difficulty and the frying can be a new challenge for older kids. The batter on the shrimp creates a perfectly crunchy shrimp. Be…
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Key Lime Pie

Ingredients: 1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust or individuals 3 cups sweetened condensed milk ½ cup sour cream ¾ cup lime juice Top with Whipped Cream (optional) Lime Zest for garnish (optional) Directions:  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine condensed milk, sour cream and lime juice.  Mix well and pour…
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Over Campfire: Ingredients: Hershey Chocolate Bars Large Marshmallows Graham Crackers Directions: Roast marshmallows with a long stick over campfire to toast.  Place one Hershey bar on graham cracker and top with toasted marshmallows.  Top with another graham cracker. In the oven: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a small cast iron skillet, sprinkle a layer…
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Canine Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup chicken or beef broth 1/3 cup butter 1 3/4 cup rolled oats 1 egg 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 3 cups whole wheat flour Directions: In large stockpot, bring broth and butter to a boil.  Remove from heat and stir in oats.  Let sit for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 325…
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Braided Bread

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups warm water (95 to 110 degrees) 1 Tablespoon or 2 packages (1/2 oz.) active dry yeast ¼ cup butter, softened 1 Tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 4 cups bread flour Directions: In large bowl, mix water and yeast.  (Let sit???) Add butter, sugar and salt.  Stir.  Add 3 cups flour and…
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Alphabet Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb ground round beef 3 cubes beef bouillon 3 cups hot water 1 46 oz bottle spicy vegetable juice cocktail 1 lb frozen mixed vegetables, thawed 8 ozs uncooked alphabet pasta 6 cups water Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Place the meat in a large stockpot and cook over medium-high heat until…
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Mud Pie

1 oreo pie crust 3 squares bittersweet baking chocolate, melted ½ cup canned sweetened condensed milk ½ cup chopped cocktail peanuts 2 cups cold milk 2 packages (4 servings each) chocolate instant pudding mix 1 8 ounce tub cool whip Directions: Mix chocolate and condensed milk well until blended. Pour into pie crust and sprinkle…
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Bats and Cobwebs

8 ounce package of bow tie pasta (farfalle) 1 lb ground beef 1 onion, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic Italian seasoning 28 oz jar pasta sauce 8 ounces mozzarella cheese (grated) ¼ cup Parmesan cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In large pot, prepare pasta according to package directions. In large skillet over medium heat,…
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Ambrosia Salad

Equal Parts: Pineapple chunks (canned, drained) Mini Marshmallows Vanilla Yogurt Shredded Coconut Mandarin Oranges (canned, drained) Mix all ingredients except Mandarin Oranges in bowl. After mixed, gently add the mandarin oranges and fold into salad.

Angel Wing Alfredo Pasta with Chicken

2 – 2 1/2 lbs chicken 12 oz box Farfalle Pasta 1 stick Butter for sauce and some for grilling 8 oz Cream Cheese 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese Directions: Cut chicken breasts in half to create thinner breasts to grill. Grill with butter, salt and pepper. Cut into thin strips. Cook pasta according to package…
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