Thursday, April 26, 2012

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Bacon Wrapped Lil Smokies In Brown Sugar

1 pound Bacon, Cut Into Thirds
1 pound Smokies
1 stick Butter
2 cups Brown Sugar
Preheat oven to 375F. Cut the bacon into thirds and wrap each smokie. Place all the wrapped smokies in a single layer in a baking dish. Then melt the stick of butter and then 1 cup of brown sugar and stir until mixed well. Pour the butter and brown sugar mixture on the smokies and bacon. Then take the other cup of brown sugar and sprinkle evenly over the smokies. Bake them for about 15-20 minutes and then turn the heat up to 400F for about 5 minutes or longer until the bacon becomes crispy.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Apple pie breakfast

Apple pie breakfast
- 1 cup of steel cut oats*
- 3 diced apples (I use Gala)
- 1 cup apple juice (I use Oasis)
- 3 cups water
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer for about 30 minutes, or until it reaches the consistency that you like.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012


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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Pecan Pie (No Karo Syrup required)

Ingredients 1 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped pecans Directions 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 2.In a large bowl, beat eggs until foamy, and stir in melted butter. Stir in the brown sugar, white sugar and the flour; mix well. Last add the milk, vanilla and nuts. 3.Pour into an unbaked 9-in pie shell. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes at 400 degrees, then reduce temperature to 350 degrees and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until done.

Key Lime Pie

Serves 8 Graham Cracker Crust 3/4 lbs of Graham Crackers 4 tbsp granulated sugar 2 sticks melted butter 1/4 tsp sea salt Filling: 4 egg yolks 1 can (14 oz) condensed milk 2/3 cup fresh key lime juice 1 lime , grated zest Topping: 1 cup heavy cream or whipping cream, chilled 2 tbsp confectioners sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Directions: To Make Graham Cracker crust: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Break up the graham crackers, place in a food processor and process to crumbs. Add the melted butter, sugar and salt and pulse until combined. Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9" pie pan, forming and even layer on the bottom, sides and edge. Bake the crust for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow the crust to cool. To make filling: While the crust is resting, in an electric mixer with wire wisk attachment, whip the egg yolks and lime zest at high speed until fluffy or for 5-6 minutes. Gradually add the condensed milk and continue to whip until thick (3-4 minutes longer). Lower the mixer speed and slowly add the lime juice until incorporated. Pour the mixture into the crust and bake for 15 minutes or until the filling has just set. Cool on a wire rack and refrigerate for 20 minutes. To make topping: Whip the cream, confectioners sugar and vanilla until nearly stiff. Evenly spread the whipped cream on top of the pie and place in the freezer for 20 minutes prior to serving.