Saturday, February 27, 2010

Mongolian Steak Stirfry

Do you love Mongolian BBQ like I do? Here is an easy way to make it at home. You'll Need:

1 sirloin steak, cut into bite size pieces or strips if you choose

1 small onion

1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

1/3 cup teriyaki sauce (Kikkoman)

1 TSpoon brown sugar

Extra virgin olive oil

Heat a small amount of olive oil on med in medium sized frypan. Add steak. Cook until steak is browned. Add onions and mushrooms. Cook until tender. Add teriyaki sauce and brown sugar. Stir and cook on low until sauce is thickened.

Serve over rice.

Serves 2

You can add any other vegetables of your choice. Note, potatoes will take longer to cook. Add before you add the other vegetables.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Prom planning

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Comfort Food - Chili

What is better on a snow day than homemade chili?

Here is a easy way to make it and it turns out oh-so-yummy!

You'll Need:
1 lb. ground beef
1 can Bush's mild chili beans
1- 16 ounce can tomato sauce
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 c brown sugar
1/2 c ketchup
chili powder to taste

Makes 4 servings

Brown ground beef with chopped onion. Drain grease. Add remaining ingredients. Stir and simmer for about 20 minutes. Season to taste. Serve with Colby Jack shredded cheese... and viola!

Top off with these great mini saltine crackers. Love 'em!

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Gourmet Gals

Our first "Gourmet Gals" entree: Broiled Mahi Mahi with sautéed onions & tomatoes, with a side of steamed asparagus with hollandaise sauce. Bon Apetit! 2.6.10
2 onions, sliced
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup white wine
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
36 ounces mahi mahi fillets
thin lemon slice (to garnish)

1) Heat olive oil over medium heat in saute pan. Saute sliced onions in the oil for about 8 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes, parsley, white wine, tomato paste, garlic, 1/4 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes. Set mixture aside.
2) Lightly grease a rack, and line a broiler pan with aluminum foil. Place rack in broiler pan.
3) Place fish, in a single layer, on the rack. Sprinkle with the remaining salt and pepper. Broil fish about 5 inches from heat for about 8 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
4) Spoon the onion-tomato mixture evenly onto a platter. Place the broiled fish on top of the onion-tomato mixture.
5) Garnish with lemon slices.