Mongolian Beef With Ramen Noodles

Mongolian Beef With Noodles is made with steak, carrots, broccoli, garlic and Ramen Noodles tossed in a delicious sauce and topped off with toasted sesame seeds. This is a quick and easy meal that I absolutely loved!   Another cooking class recipe by Chef Christal Jakopak. Like the other class food pictures, not the best quality pictures but the class […]

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Cajun Butter Pasta

A delicious Cajun Butter Pasta that is made with fettuccini, asparagus, garlic, parmesan cheese, white wine and cherry tomatoes tossed with just enough Cajun seasoned cream sauce. You can substitute chicken broth for the wine and any other vegetable for the asparagus if you want. Feel free to increase the Cajun seasoning if you like it spicy. This recipe is […]

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Beef Tamale Pie

Beef Tamale Pie has a corn muffin bottom, topped with red enchilada sauce, ground beef with onions and green peppers then all that covered with cheese. This is another cooking class recipe so pictures were taken quickly. This was made in an aluminum pan so we could take it home. I don’t care for green peppers so this was given […]

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Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie is full of chicken and vegetables that are cooked in one skillet then covered with pie dough and baked in the oven. Use a cast iron skillet (or an oven safe skillet) and everything can be done in one pan. This is another post from a cooking class that I attended. The pictures were taken in […]

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Spaghetti Casserole

I have made this recipe since the early 1990’s. Don’t be fooled, it is not just baked spaghetti. If you really want a twist from regular spaghetti give this a try. I don’t make mine like other typical Spaghetti Casserole recipes.     Ingredients   Break the uncooked spaghetti into thirds and boil according to the package directions cooking until […]

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Cheesy Rice & Ham With Peas

This is a hearty meal of cheesy rice, cheesy ham, cheesy peas and not just one kind of cheese but two! This was simple and fun to put together and even better to eat. Adapted from: http://www.piattoranocchio.com   Ingredients   Spray a 4 quart casserole dish with cooking oil.   Add 1/3rd of the cooked rice.   Add 1/3rd of the peas. […]

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Cheeseburger & Fries Casserole

Cheesy ground beef topped with fries that are smothered in even more cheese! It doesn’t get any more American than this! This one is kid and adult friendly and very easy to make. My four year old grandson asked to take the leftovers home! My husband and I loved it as well. Adapted from All Recipes.com   Ingredients – The […]

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Taco Pie

Wow this turned out fabulous! Tortilla’s with layered taco flavored ground beef, salsa, cheese, taco sauce and refried beans …….Yum! You can make this in an 8” or 10” cast iron pan but you can also use any oven safe dish that is about the size of the tortilla like a 4 quart casserole dish.   Ingredients   In a […]

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