Month: January 2014

Appetizer, Chicken

Dawn’s Recipes: Chicken Nachos

I’ve been making these Chicken Nachos for years and are a family favorite.  The filling is baked and then served along side tortilla chips and sour cream.   These would make a perfect snack next week while watching the Super Bowl. 4 Chicken breasts, cooked, finely diced (4cups)1 teaspoon butter1/2 cup chopped onion1/2 cup chopped […]

bars, breakfast, dessert

Cream Cheese Cinnamon Crescent Bars

I have had these bars but never made them myself until now.  I will say, sometimes, it’s good to NOT know how something so good is made because now I know how much butter goes into these bars.  The original recipe calls for 1/2 cup butter but I cut back a little.  I know, not […]

salad

Dawn’s Recipes: Spinach Salad

This is what I made for lunch today, a delicious spinach salad.  I halved this recipe and made two large salads for my husband and I.  We both loved it!  What a tasty combination….spinach, bacon, red onion, candied pecans, dried cherries, and a sliced apple.  The vinaigrette is a keeper because it’s perfectly balanced and […]

salad

Roasted Butternut Squash Spinach Salad

I had a similar salad at a Restaurant and I had to come home and recreate it. I never thought about putting butternut squash on a salad but it sure is good.  I like to buy butternut squash already cut up as it’s a timesaver and so much easier. We are trying to have a […]

Main Dish, sandwich

Dawn’s Recipes: Italian Shredded Beef

Today we are staying inside because Baby, it’s cold outside. It is ONLY 1 degree  and tonight -17!  Being stuck inside today isn’t such a bad thing because we have a lot of exciting TV to watch.  First off, Green Bay Packers vs 49ers (watching as I type and Packers just scored their first touchdown!!!) […]

Breads, breakfast

Dawn’s Recipes: Sausage Bread

I’ve been making this sausage bread every Christmas morning as long as I can remember because it’s my son, Michael’s  favorite.  I only make it once a year so to keep it special for our Christmas morning breakfast which consist of this sausage bread, an egg bake, fruit and muffins.  Every year I think, I […]