It’s Pizza Tonight from Domino’s

November 16, 2019 at 6:49 PM | Posted in pizza | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Kitchen Closed – It’s Pizza Tonight from Domino’s

 

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. 41 degrees and sunny out today. Well most of our snow is gone except for a few spots. Cleaned the house today and that was about it as my sinuses are going crazy today. Settled back and watched College Football for the afternoon. Mom wanted Pizza tonight so, Pizza it is!

 

 

 

 

 

 

I ordered Mom’s favorite, Domino’s Hand Tossed Pizza Large with Cheese, Sauce, Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, and Black Olives, Green Olives. First Pizza in a while, and it was over due! As always the Pizza arrived on time, hot and delicious! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Coke Zero to drink. The Kitchen reopens tomorrow! Take care all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Domino’s Medium (12″) Hand Tossed Pizza
Whole: Cheese, Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Green Olives, Black Olives, Mushrooms, Robust Inspired Tomato Sauce.
https://www.dominos.com/en/index.jsp

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Almost Sloppy Joes

November 12, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Almost Sloppy Joes. To make this week’s dish you’ll need; Yellow Onion, Green Bell Peppers, Italian Seasoning, Ground Beef, Mushrooms, Diced Tomatoes, Mexican Corn, and Spices. No bun needed for this Sloppy Joe, served instead in the Green Bell Peppers! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website. The Diabetes Self Management site has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more so be sure to check it out soon. I’ve also left a link to where you subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine, one of my favorites! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Almost Sloppy Joes
Placed in a green bell pepper, our Almost Sloppy Joes recipe is a unique and tasty homemade twist on stuffed peppers and Sloppy Joes.

Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 yellow onion, peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon peeled and minced shallot
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt substitute
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 pound sliced white mushrooms
1 can (about 14 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes
1 can (15 ounces) Mexican corn, drained
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions
1. Place oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook onion, shallot, garlic, and green peppers with herbs, salt substitute and black pepper until tender.

2. Add beef and cook until no longer pink. Spoon off excess fat. Add mushrooms. Cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and corn; cover, reduce heat and simmer 2 to 4 minutes. Add parsley.

Yield: Makes 8 servings.

Serving size: 1 cup sloppy joe mixture (without side salad).

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 217 calories, Carbohydrates: 18 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 11 g, Cholesterol: 38 mg, Sodium: 215 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/almost-sloppy-joes/

 

 

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Vegetarian Pizza for Diabetics

November 11, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Vegetarian Pizza for Diabetics. The Pizza is ready with this week’s recipe of Vegetarian Pizza for Diabetics. There’s recipes for the Pizza Crust and Sauce. It has toppings of Red Onion, Mushrooms, Red Bell Peppers, Green Bell Peppers, and Mozzarella Cheese. You can find this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website. At the Diabetes Self Management website you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and much more so be sure to check it out soon. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Vegetarian Pizza for Diabetics
Preparation time: 40 minutes. Cooking time: 20 minutes.

Ingredients
Crust:
1 envelope rapid-rise yeast
1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon warm water (115°F)
¼ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup plus ½ cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
Nonstick cooking spray
Sauce:
1 cup canned crushed tomatoes, low-sodium
1 tablespoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon dehydrated onions
Toppings:
1 cup sliced red onion
½ cup sliced mushrooms
¼ cup diced red bell pepper
¼ cup diced green bell pepper
½ cup shredded, part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions
Combine yeast, sugar, and water in a small bowl and mix until yeast and sugar are dissolved. Let rest 10 minutes. Add salt, olive oil, 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 cup whole wheat flour, and garlic powder and stir well, until a dough forms. Add a few more drops of water if needed to make the dough stick together without becoming too sticky. Spread remaining ½ cup all-purpose flour on a surface to prevent sticking, place dough on surface, and knead 2 minutes, then cover with a dry dish towel and let rise on kneading surface for 15–25 minutes. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray a pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spread dough into a 12-inch circle. In a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients and stir well. Spoon sauce over crust and spread evenly. Layer toppings evenly on pizza in the order listed, then bake for about 15–20 minutes until cheese is bubbly and crust lightly browned. Let sit for a few minutes, then cut into 8 slices.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 2 slices.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 366 calories, Carbohydrates: 57 g, Protein: 12 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 8 g, Sodium: 233 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/vegetarian-pizza/

 

 

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Italian Style Chicken Breasts w/ Wild Mushroom Agnolotti

November 8, 2019 at 6:38 PM | Posted in chicken, pasta, Perdue Chicken Products | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Italian Style Chicken Breasts w/ Wild Mushroom Agnolotti

 

 

 

For Breakfast it was Skillet Potatoes and Ham for Breakfast. I used 1 package of Simply Potatoes Steakhouse Seasoned Diced Potatoes and a package of Meijer Diced Ham to prepare it. Just cook the Potatoes according to the package instructions and with about 5 minutes of cooking time left add the Diced Ham. I topped it with a sprinkle of Sargento Reduced Fat Cheddar/Jack Cheese. Just love this skillet meal! I guess Winter is moving in, low of 28 degrees! Had snow showers overnight and a high of 39 degrees and partly cloudy for the day. Did some laundry and some cleaning around the house. For Dinner tonight its a Italian Style Chicken Breasts w/ Wild Mushroom Agnolotti and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread.

 

 

For the Chicken I used the Perdue Perfect Portions Italian Style Chicken Breasts again. I really like using these Chicken Breasts, they come frozen or fresh and individually wrapped. You can grill them, bake them, or fry them which is what I did this time. I pan fried the Breast in Extra Light Olive Oil about a total of 12 minutes all together, turning them once. Fried up perfectly and well seasoned with the hint of Italian Seasoning.

 

 

 

 

I picked up a package of Buitoni Mushroom Agnolotti at Meijer the other day, been a while since I’ve had this. So I served the Chicken with a side of Buitoni Wild Mushroom Agnolotti. In case you were wondering Agnolotti is a kind of Ravioli. These are filled with fresh Portobello & Crimini Mushrooms, imported Grana Padano & Parmesan Cheeses & fresh Roasted Garlic. To prepare just add the pasta to 4 quarts boiling water; added 1 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and stirred frequently to prevent it from sticking; reduced the heat to boil gently 4-6 minutes. Seasoned it with just a bit of Sea Salt and topped it with Buitoni Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese and Sauteed Mushrooms. With the added Chicken it made a perfect meal!

 

I topped the Pasta with some Sauteed Mushrooms.

 

 

 

 

 

I also had baked a loaf of La Baguetterie Roasted Garlic Oval Bread. Perfect Bread with any Dish! I loved this dish tonight, plenty leftover for tomorrow’s Dinner! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buitoni Mushroom Agnolotti
Generously filled with fresh Portobello & crimini mushrooms, imported grana padano & parmesan cheeses & fresh roasted garlic. Since 1827. All natural. Good food, good life. Good to Know: Buitoni Pasta is made with simple, all natural ingredients with no preservatives.

Ingredients
Durum Wheat Flour (Semolina, Durum Flour), Portabello Mushrooms, Parmesan Cheese (Pasteurized Part Skim Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzyme), Cream, Eggs, Crimini Mushrooms, Skim Milk, Water, Bread Crumbs (Wheat Flour, Dextrose, Yeast, Salt), Light Cream (Cream, Milk), 2% or Less of Onions, Salt, Garlic, Sugar, Grana Padano Cheese (Skimmed Cow’s Milk, Cheese Cultures, Rennet, Egg White), Wheat Flour, Mushroom Base (Rehydrated Mushrooms, Salt, Sugar, Natural Flavor, Butter [Sweet Cream, Salt], Potato Starch), Sweet Madeira Wine Reduction, Butter (Cream, Salt), Carrageenan, Canola Oil, Spices, Brown Sugar, Soy Lecithin.

Directions
Must be kept refrigerated. May be frozen. Cook thoroughly. For food safety and quality, read and follow these cooking instructions to ensure that product reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees F. Cut open package. Add pasta to 4 quarts boiling water; add 1 tbsp olive oil and stir frequently to prevent sticking; reduce heat to boil gently 4-6 minutes or until tender; (if frozen, do not thaw. Cook as above) drain. Avoid boiling vigorously; serve with your favorite Buitoni Refrigerated Sauce or toss lightly with oil and enjoy. Use or freeze by date on front of package. Product may be frozen for up to one month.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 cup
Servings Per Container: 2.5

Calories 280
Calories from Fat 90
Amount Per Serving and/or % Daily Value*
Total Fat 10 g (15%)
Saturated Fat 5 g (27%)
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 60 mg (19%)
Sodium 670 mg (28%)
Total Carbohydrate 34 g (11%)
Dietary Fiber 3 g (10%)
Sugars 3 g
Protein 13 g
http://www.buitoni.com/

 

 

Perdue Perfect Portions Italian Style Chicken Breasts

PERDUE® PERFECT PORTIONS® Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, Italian Style (1.5 lbs.)
Fresh boneless, skinless individually wrapped chicken breast filets. Italian Style; made with all natural ingredients. Packed 5 filets per 1.50 lb. resealable zipper package. You can cook what you need; store what you don’t! Cooks in 10 minutes. Refrigerated.
Directions

Keep refrigerated. Please follow quick and easy cook times: Skillet: Lightly coat skillet with oil or cooking spray. Heat pan over medium-high heat, add breasts and brown 1 minute per side. Reduce heat to medium-low; Cover and cook 6 – 9 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees F, turning frequently. Oven: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place breasts on foil-lined baking sheet and cook 17 – 21 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees F. Grill: Spray grill with cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high. Grill breasts 3 – 4 minutes per side until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees F.

From Frozen: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place frozen breasts on foil-lined baking sheet and cook 22 – 26 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees F. Safe Handling: This product was prepared from inspected and passed meat and/or poultry. Some food products may contain bacteria that could cause illness if the product is mishandled or cooked improperly. For your protection, follow these safe handling instructions. Keep refrigerated or frozen. Thaw in refrigerator or microwave. Keep raw meat and poultry separate from other foods. Wash working surfaces (including cutting boards), utensils, and hands after touching raw meat or poultry. Cook thoroughly. Keep hot foods hot. Refrigerate leftovers immediately or discard.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 fillet (136.0 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.5g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.g 0%
Trans Fat 0. 0g
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 360mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 2.0g 0%
Protein 26g
https://www.perdue.com/products/perdue-perfect-portions-boneless-skinless-chicken-breasts-italian-style-15-lbs/6861/

Chopped Bison Sirloin and Sauteed Mushrooms w/ Baked Potato and Texas Toast (Light)

October 31, 2019 at 6:40 PM | Posted in bison, SayersBrook Ranch | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Chopped Bison Sirloin and Sauteed Mushrooms w/ Baked Potato and Texas Toast (Light)

 

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a couple of Nutri Grain Eggos Waffles, topped them with some I’ Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Cold morning out to start, 25 degrees and some slick roads out there. Rain and a high of 55 degrees today. Stayed in most of the day, miserable out there today. Did some chores around the house. For Dinner tonight its Mom’s favorite, Chopped Bison Sirloin and Sauteed Mushrooms w/ Baked Potato and Texas Toast (Light).

 

 

 

Mom wanted the Bison Chopped Sirloin Steaks. It still amazes me how much she loves these Bison Chopped Sirloins. She likes to have them once a week. Anyway it sounded good to me so that’s what I’m making for Dinner tonight. We love these Chopped Bison Steaks from SayersBrook Bison Ranch! I had them in the freezer so I grabbed a package of 2 of it and let it thaw in the fridge overnight. To start I preheated the oven on 400 degrees. To prepare it I’ll need McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, McCormick Crushed Rosemary, and McCormick Thyme Leaves. I got the Cast Iron Skillet out to prepare it. I first sprayed it with a very light coat of Pam Cooking Spray and then added a tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Heated it on medium heat. When the pan was heated I added the Chopped Steak. I cooked each side 2 minutes.Then finished it in the oven, at 400 degrees for 8 minutes. It cooked up beautifully, perfect medium rare! Had a nice little char on the outside and moist and juicy inside. These are so tender you could slice them with a spoon and have an excellent taste to them. Just another very good item from SayersBrook Ranch!

 

I topped the Chopped Steak with some A-1 Sauce Thick/Hardy. Also cooked up some Sauteed Mushrooms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I also prepared a Baked Potato. Seasoned that with the McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, and topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. I also baked a slice of New York Bakery Lite Texas Toast, One delicious meal tonight. For Dessert a Skinny Cow Ice Cream Sandwich.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chopped Bison Sirloin

SayersBrook Ranch Bison Chopped Sirloin Steak

If you like the flavor of the sirloin, love the Bison Burger but want to take it up a notch, then the Chopped Sirloin Steak is for you! 4 lbs (4 packages each with 2-8oz chopped sirloin steaks).
Great flavor of the sirloin but also extremely tender and juicy.
http://www.sayersbrook.com/bison-chopped-sirloin-steak-4-lbs/

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Italian Buffalo Sausage and Mushroom Pizza

October 23, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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I love Pizza, And this week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is Buffalo Italian Sausage and Mushroom Pizza. It’s made with Wild Idea Buffalo Italian Sausage. Included are the recipes for the Pizza, Pizza Dough, Basil Pesto, and Caramelized Onions. It’s another great recipe from Jill O’Brien of Wild Idea Buffalo. You can find this recipe or purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Italian Sausage along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Italian Buffalo Sausage and Mushroom Pizza (3 medium or 6 small pizza)
Who doesn’t love pizza? And good pizza is well – irresistible. This will require a little bit of time, but all the steps are super easy. Although I attempted my own pizza sauce, it just was not as good (and I tried many) as my favorite purchased brand, Mezzetti, which has a deep richness that I could not duplicate. For best results apply your toppings evenly and not too heavily. Baking the pizza can be done in a variety of ovens and the timelines for those are noted at the end of the recipe.

Ingredients:
* 1 – 1 lb. Wild Idea Buffalo Italian Sausage
* 1 – recipe, pizza crust
* ½ – cup basil pesto
* 1 – cup pizza sauce *Mezzetti
* 1 ½ – cups mushrooms, sliced
* ¾ – cup caramelized onions
* 12 – ounces fresh mozzarella or substitute chevre with fennel pollen
* 9 – ounces parmesan, grated
* salt, pepper & chili flake to taste
* flour and cornmeal

Preparation:
1 -Prepare pizza dough per instructions below. Lightly flour work surface and your hands. Stretch and hold dough with one hand and form a fist with the other and place under the dough. Place on peel, baking sheet, or pizza stone that has been generously covered with flour or corn meal. Adjust shape with hands by stretching or scrunching dough into place.
2 – In a large saucepan over medium high heat, add the olive oil and crumble Buffalo Italian Sausage into pan. Lightly brown and stir occasionally breaking up sausage to desired pieces, about 4 minutes.
3 – Spread pizzas with basil pesto, followed by the pizza sauce.
4 – Top each pizza with desired amount of sliced mushrooms, caramelized onions, Buffalo Italian Sausage, mozzarella or chèvre, and parmesan cheese.
5 – Baking:
Outdoor Brick Ovens: Have heat at about 700°. Slide pizza off peel and bake in oven for about 4 minutes, rotating once or twice while baking.
* Indoor convection ovens: Place oven rack to lower level and preheat oven to as high as heat will go, 500° to 550°. Bake on pizza stone or baking sheet for 8 to 12 minutes depending on your heat.
* Gas Grill: Line gas grill rack low to flames with bricks and place bricks on upper grill rack if you have one. Place pizza stone on top of bricks (good old fashioned red bricks work great). Turn all burners to high heat and allow the grill to get very hot, so bricks are heated through, about 30 minutes. The bricks will help in retaining the heat and offer a more even cooking distribution. Slide pizza off of peel onto pizza stone and close grill lid. Bake, turning once for about 6 minutes.
* Remove pizza from oven or grill and place on a cutting board. Allow the pizza to rest for a few minutes before cutting. Season with chili flake as desired.

Pizza Dough (makes 3 medium or 6 large crusts) *Credit to Peter Reinhart.
This is fabulous dough! If not used for pizza it makes a great flatbread, brushed with a little pesto prior to baking.

Ingredients:
* 4½ – cups high protein flour (I used half Kernza whole grain flour & half organic bread flour)
* 1¾ – teaspoon salt
* 1 – teaspoon quick yeast
* 2 – tablespoons olive oil
* 1¾ – cup water, very cold
Preparation: In mixing bowl using a dough hook, sift flour, salt and yeast together. Add olive oil and water, scraping down sides as needed. Continue to mix for 6 minutes, stopping every two minutes to remove dough from the hook. Dust hands with flour and remove dough from mixer and place on flour dusted work surface. Knead dough for 1 to 2 minutes. Dough should spring back from touch. Divide into desired sizes and form into balls. Brush dough lightly with oil, place on lightly oiled baking sheet and cover loosely with saran or a plastic bag. Refrigerate for 8 hours or up to 3 days. Remove from refrigeration and allow to rest at room temperature for 4 hours. Proceed to Pizza instructions. *Dough can also be frozen for up to 3 months.

Basil Pesto
*I am not a ground pine nut fan, but if you are, add ¼ cup to ingredients.

Ingredients:
* 2 – cups fresh basil leaves, packed
* 2 – cups shredded parmesan cheese
* 3 – garlic cloves, chopped
* 1 – tsp. salt
* 1 – tsp. pepper (I like a little more)
* 2 – Tb. lemon juice
* 1 – cup olive oil
Preparation: Place all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth. Refrigerate.

Caramelized Onions

Ingredients:
* 1 – tablespoon butter
* 1 – tablespoon olive oil
* 2 – cups onions, diced
* 1 – tablespoons sugar+
* 1 – teaspoon balsamic vinegar
* season with salt and pepper
Preparation: Heat butter and oil in sauté pan over medium high heat. Add onions and sauté for 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and stir to incorporate. Reduce heat to low and stir occasionally. Cook for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
http://wildideabuffalo.com/2014/buffalo-italian-sausage-mushroom-pizza/

Kitchen Hint of the Week!

October 23, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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When making a Pizza………………

Cook Your Pizza Toppings – Whether it’s Meatless Monday or loading up on the sausage and peppers, make sure everything’s cooked before it hits the pizza pie. The oven won’t be hot enough to fully cook your raw meat, and most vegetables will end up too crunchy for your liking without a little par-cooking. Enjoy that Pizza!

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – BUFFALO WELLINGTON

October 16, 2019 at 6:03 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is BUFFALO WELLINGTON. To make this week’s recipe you can use either the Wild Idea Buffalo Tenderloin Steaks or Top Sirloin Steaks. Included are the recipes for a Pate and Marsala or Madiera Sauce.Better than Beef Wellington, it’s Buffalo Wellington! You can find this recipe or purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Tenderloin Steaks or Top Sirloin Steaks along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

BUFFALO WELLINGTON
(serves 6 to 8)

The traditional Wellington is typically made using the Tenderloin cut and Foie Grois Pate. I find this dish plenty rich without the Foie Gras and prepare a savory vegetable pate instead. You can prepare using whole Tenderloin, or my favorite is using individual pre-cut steaks (Tenderloin or Top Sirloin steaks work well), creating the perfect portion. Another option for hors d’oeuvres, is using our Tenderloin Tips, for a delicious pop in your mouth Petite Wellingtons.

Ingredients:

6 or 8 – 5oz. to 8oz. Tenderloin Steaks or Top Sirloin Steaks, rinsed and patted dry
1 Tb. olive oil
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
2 to 4 sheets Puff Pastry, thawed (4 serving per sheet for 5oz steaks, 2 servings per sheet for 8oz. You may have some scraps left over.)

Ingredients for Pate: (Makes enough for 8 Steaks, or 1 whole Tenderloin. Left overs can be tossed with rice or used in a soup at a later time.)

4 Tb. butter
1 cup onion, diced
4 medium cloves garlic, chopped
½ cup carrot, shopped and flash processed
½ cup celery, chopped and flash processed
2 cups mushrooms, diced
2 cups mushrooms, sliced
1 tsp. fresh rosemary, minced
2 tsp. dry thyme
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1½ cup’s dry sherry
½ cup red wine

Preparation:

1 – Rub individual steaks with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
2 – Heat heavy sauté pan over medium high heat and place prepped steaks in hot pan.
3 – Brown for 1 minute each side for 5 oz. cut or 2 minutes each side for 8oz. cut.
4 – Remove from pan, and set aside, loosely covered with saran.
5 – Return pan to heat and add butter, onion, garlic, carrots, celery and seasonings. Sauté for 6 minutes.
6 – Add chopped mushrooms and continue to sauté for an additional 4 minutes.
7 – Fold in remaining sliced mushrooms and sauté for 2 minutes.
8 – Deglaze pan with sherry and bring to full heat. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer until liquids are almost gone, about 10 minutes.
9 – Add red wine and simmer until all liquids are gone, but pate is still moist.
10 – Remove pate from pan and allow it to come to room temperature. Reserve pan, do not wash.
11 – Cut puff pastry into squares, roll out lightly or stretch gently with hands.
12 – To assemble pat juices away with paper towel from the bottom of prepared steaks and place in the center of the pastry. Top steaks with desired amount of vegetable pate. Pull two opposite pastry corners up and over steak and pate, folding in sides. Pinch pastry together, right below pastry corner, leaving a leaf like tab. Repeat with the other two corners. Pinch all together at top, pulling on pastry corners to create a leaf like design. Place Wellingtons on lightly oiled baking sheet or non-stick baking sheet. Wellingtons can be loosely covered with saran wrap and placed in the refrigerator until ready to bake, for up to 2 hours.
13 – Pre-heat oven to 475*. Place Wellingtons in hot oven and bake until pastry is golden brown, 7 to 10 minutes.
Serve with wild rice and Wine Sauce.

Ingredients for Marsala or Madiera Sauce:

2 Tb. butter
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 cups Dry Marsala, Dry Madeira or lighter bodied red wine
2 cups buffalo or organic beef stock
1 Tb. arrowroot

Preparation:

Return sauté pan to medium high heat and add the butter. While butter is melting, scrape up the brown bits from the bottom. Add mushrooms and sauté for a few minutes. Add wine and stock, and bring to full heat. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer until liquids have reduced to half. Turn heat back to medium high. Mix arrowroot with ¼ cup cold water and whisk into hot sauce. Reduce heat to low. Season to taste. Serve immediately or remove from heat and reheat for later use.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/93350785-buffalo-wellington

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Cheese Garden Lasagna

October 7, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Cheese Garden Lasagna. Lasagna packed with your favorite Vegetables! Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Garlic, Asparagus, Zucchini, Green Onions, Yellow Squash, Red Pepper, and Mushrooms. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes, diets, and cuisines. So be sure to check out the Cooks site soon. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Cheese Garden Lasagna
A fabulous veggie lasagna loaded with garden vegetables and four types of cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:
1/4 cup (2 ounces) butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup each asparagus, zucchini, green onions, yellow squash and red pepper, diced
6 ounces portobello mushrooms, chopped
2 cups Roma tomatoes, diced
2 cups baby spinach leaves, diced
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, chopped
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 cups (15 ounces) Wisconsin Ricotta Cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin Parmesan Cheese, grated – divided use
1 large egg, beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt and ground black pepper
12 no-cook lasagna noodles
2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin Mozzarella Cheese, shredded – divided use
1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin Smoked Provolone Cheese, shredded – divided use

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Butter bottom of 13x9x2-inch pan.
2 – Melt 1/4 cup butter in skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté, 1 to 2 minutes.
3 – Add asparagus, zucchini, onions, squash, red pepper, mushrooms, tomatoes and spinach; sauté stirring frequently, 4 to 5 minutes.
4 – Stir in basil, oregano and vinegar; set aside.
5 – In bowl, stir together ricotta, 1/2 cup Parmesan, egg, salt and ground black pepper; set aside.
6 – Place layer of noodles (4 noodles) on bottom of prepared pan. Spread 1/2 ricotta mixture over noodles, top with 1/3 vegetable mixture, 3/4 cup mozzarella and 1/2 cup provolone. Repeat with noodles, remaining ricotta mixture, 1/3 vegetable mixture, 3/4 cup mozzarella and remaining provolone. Top with noodles, remaining vegetable mixture, mozzarella and Parmesan.
7 – Bake 35 to 45 minutes.
8 – Let stand 5 to 10 minutes; serve.

Makes 8 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/cheese_garden_lasagna_recipe.html

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Sharing recipes, meal-plans, shopping lists, and cooking tips & tricks

Healthy Living &  Wholesome Recipes

Active, Holistic And Well Being

Whole and Heavenly Oven

Cooking healthy has never been sweeter!

The Maximized Lifestyle

Maximizing your day-to-day.

A Way With The Spoon

Healthy-ish recipes for everyday meals

Low carb living sinful baking

Low carb living...it's not as hard as you think

Simply Sundays!

For the love of home cooking

AMERICA ON COFFEE

Americans' daily coffee ritual... A communal enjoin!

My Spice Cuisine

Good food equals to good mood -Unknown