Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Hawaiian Cheese Bread

*Recipe adapted from Taste of Home, photo courtesy of Taste of Home

1 loaf (1 lb.) Hawaiian sweet bread
8 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded
2-3 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion
1/2 c. butter, melted
1 Tbsp. minced garlic
1 tsp. salt

Cut bread into 1 inch slices vertically and horizontally within 1 inch of the bottom (DON'T cut all the way through to the bottom). Insert cheese in between bread slices. Combine onion, butter, garlic, and salt; spoon over bread.

Wrap loaf in foil. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve warm.

Hawaiian pizza variation: Follow recipe above, except add chopped ham slices and pineapple tidbits with the cheese into the bread. Serve with marinara sauce.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Crock Pot Cream Cheese Chicken

I made this for the first time this week. My family LOVED it. My five year old ate every bite off her plate.(she is a very picky) My husband said, "This is good."

3 lbs chicken pieces
1 (2/3 ounce) package Italian salad dressing mix
4 tablespoons melted butter (divided)
1 small onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 (10 1/2 ounce) can cream of chicken soup
8 ounces cream cheese
1/2 cup chicken broth


1 Place chicken pieces in crock pot and sprinkle Italian seasoning over chicken. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons melted butter.
2 Cook on low for 4-6 hours.
3 Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a sauce pan and saute onion and garlic. Add Cream of Chicken Soup, cream cheese, and chicken broth. Stir until smooth.
4 Add this mixture to crock pot and cook on low for an additional hour.

Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/crock-pot-cream-cheese-chicken-12458#ixzz1TtyuIugu

Pork Chops Yum Yum

We love this one. It is easy and very good.
2 -4 pork chops, 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch thick
1/4 cup chicken broth
1/8 cup honey
1/8 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon ketchup
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

1 Brown chops on both sides.
2 Place in greased casserole dish.
3 Mix all remaining ingredients and pour over pork chops.
4 Bake, uncovered, at 350 for one hour.

Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/pork-chops-yum-yum-95222#ixzz1Tty7BD77