Thursday, September 27, 2007

Chicken Livers Wrapped In Bacon

1/2 lb. of chicken livers
7 oz. Worcestershire sauce
onion powder
garlic powder
15 oz .pkg of bacon
toothpicks(for pins)

Take pkg of chicken livers. Wash and drain. Wrap each chicken liver in a 1/2 slice of bacon. Pin each with a in one layer, in a casserole dish.(You may want to line the dish with foil,for easier cleanup.) Pour worcestershire sauce over chicken livers ( make sure they all gets some).Season with garlic powder and onion powder, and pepper. Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes... then remove cover and bake an additional 5-10 minutes to brown .Variation: The French use white wine instead of Worcestershire sauce and they soak them for two hours before cooking.Serve as h'orderves or appetizersI baked these tonight. The family loves them. I keep them warm in a crock pot.. They are a hit a parties and get-togethers.With the holidays coming on, this is a good recipe..

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Pork Chops with Cheesy Hash Brown Potatoes

6 boneless pork loin chops
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
10 oz. can condensed cream of mushroom soup with roasted garlic
1/2 cup milk
1 cup sour cream
30-oz. pkg. frozen hash brown potatoes
1-1/2 cups shredded baby swiss cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 cups frozen sugar snap peas
2 tablespoons olive oil

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat, turning once to brown; set aside. Add onions and garlic to pan and cook and stir over medium heat until crisp tender.

Add condensed soup and milk; cook and stir until bubbly. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream.

In 13x9" glass baking dish, combine potatoes and grated cheeses and toss to mix. Add the soup/onion mixture and stir to combine. Place the browned pork chops on top. Bake casserole, uncovered, at 375 degrees for 40 minutes. Place sugar snap peas and 2 tablespoons olive oil in a 1-1/2 quart casserole dish; toss to coat and place in oven. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until pork chops are fully cooked, casserole is bubbling, and peas are hot and tender. 6 servings

Monday, September 3, 2007



1 (2 layer) pkg. German chocolate cake mix
7 oz. sweetened condensed milk
3/4 c. caramel ice cream sauce
8 oz. whipped topping
3 or 4 Heath bars, crushed

Prepare and bake cake mix using package directions for 9"x13" cake pan. Pierce cooled cake with wooden spoon handle. Drizzle condensed milk and sauce over cake. Let stand for 1 hour. Cover with whipped topping. Sprinkle with candy. Chill until serving time. Yield: 15 servings.