Slow Cooker Pepper Steak

Ingredients: 2 lbs beef sirloin sliced 1-2 inches thick Garlic powder to taste 1 cube beef bouillon 1 cup water 1 onion diced 2 bell peppers diced 1 can stewed or diced fire roasted tomatoes 1/3 cup soy sauce 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar Directions Sprinkle strips of sirloin with garlic powder to taste….

Carrot Tart with Ricotta & Feta

Ingredients 1 (14-ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 pound multicolored carrots, scrubbed and sliced lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick pieces 5 tbsp butter melted Kosher salt and black pepper 8 ounces ricotta 4 ounces feta, crumbled 1 garlic clove, grated Directions Heat oven to 400 degrees. On a lightly floured surface, roll puff pastry into a…

Tomato Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter or margarine 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 large garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 2 (28 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes 1 cup water 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 pinch red pepper flakes 1/4 teaspoon…

Floyd’s Famous Rice (Secret Recipe!)

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups jasmine rice 3 3/4 cups water 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 tbsp salt 1 tbsp butter 1/4 tsp pepper DIRECTIONS: Combine all ingredients in a medium pot.  Stir.  Bring to a boil. Once boiling turn fire as low as possible. Cover and leave alone for 15 minutes. Turn off fire, fluff, cover and…

Salsa Chicken

INGREDIENTS: 2 (14-ounce) cans fire-roasted tomatoes, drained if you like a thicker salsa 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles 1 cup diced white onion 1 jalapeno, stem removed (and seeded, if you want less heat) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar (optional) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 4 boneless,…

Salsa !

2 (14-ounce) cans fire-roasted tomatoes, drained if you like a thicker salsa 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles 1 bunch (about 2 cups loosely-packed) fresh cilantro leaves 1 cup diced white onion 1 jalapeno, stem removed (and seeded, if you want less heat) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1…

Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

I have found the ultimate grilled cheese combination! 1 slice Provolone 1 thick slice of gruyere 3 small square slices of cheddar 2 tbsp sauteed onions Combine ingredients on your favorite thick white bread and press in the panini press until lightly brown!

Pepper Jelly Brie Bites

INGREDIENTS: 2 (1.9-oz.) packages frozen mini phyllo pastry shells, thawed 3 ounces Brie cheese, rind removed Red pepper jelly 3 tablespoons chopped roasted salted almonds DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350°. Place mini phyllo pastry shells, on a baking sheet. Cut Brie cheese, into 30 very small pieces. Spoon rounded 1/4 teaspoon red pepper jelly into…

Tangy Dressing

Tangy Dressing Ingredients – combine in ball jar and refrigerate: 5 Tbsps apple cider vinegar 3 Tbsps raw honey 3 Tbsps extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsps dijon mustard 1 tsp red pepper flakes sea salt & pepper to taste (about a 1/2 tsp each)

Bacon Wrapped Dates with Blue Cheese

INGREDIENTS: 1 bag dates 1 pack bacon 1 blue cheese wedge Toothpicks DIRECTIONS:   Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Slice dates in half, and open them up. Pinch off pieces of blue cheese, and place them into the center of the dates. Close the halves of the dates, and wrap…