Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Daisy Brand twice baked potatoes*

These next 2 recipes I found in the newspaper-they were both ads for Daisy Brand Sour Cream, but we decided to try out the attached recipes and they didn't disappoint!

8 medium potatoes, baked
2 Tbsp butter
1 cup sour cream
2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup milk
salt and pepper to taste
4 strips bacon, cooked and diced
3 green onions, finely chopped

Preheat oven to 350. Slice off top 1/3 of each potato lengthwise. Hollow skins, leaving 1/4" of potato inside. In a bowl, mash together potato interior, butter, sour cream, 1/2 cup cheese, heavy cream, milk, salt and pepper. Stir in bacon and onions. fill each skin with mixture and top with remaining cheese. Bake for 15 minutes.

Daisy Brand Potato Skin Poppers*

3 cups frozen, diced potatoes (or hashbrowns)
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
16 oz. sour cream-divided
3/4 cups cooked bacon pieces
1/3 cups chopped green onions
1 dash salt and pepper to taste
8-14 flour tortillas (depending on how big they are and how full you fill them)
2 tablespoons melted butter

Preheat oven to 350. cook potatoes according to package directions. In a bowl, stir together cooked potatoes, cheese, 1 cup sour cream (I used a little more), bacon, onions, salt and pepper. Warm the tortillas (I just micorwaved them for about 30 seconds), then spoon equal amounts of the mixture in the center of each tortilla. roll tortillas burrito style, brush with melted butter (I forgot to do this step and they were still really yummy) and place seam down on baking pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool for 5 min. and then cut diagonally into halves. Serve with the remaning sour cream.

these were a big hit with my family, the kids even chowed them down!

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Easy Crock Pot!

I tried this recipe tonight and it was a hit! It also made enough to feed a small army, so we will be having it tomorrow night, too! Tonight I served it over rice. Tomorrow, I think we'll put it in soft tortillas. The best part is that it's an easy crockpot recipe!!

4-5 boneless chicken breasts
1 (15 1/2 ounce) can black beans
1 (15 ounce) can corn
1 (15 ounce) jar salsa, any kind
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1. Take 4-5 frozen, yes, frozen, boneless chicken breasts put into crock pot.
2. add 1 can of black beans, drained, 1 jar of salsa, 1 can of corn drained.
3. Keep in crock pot on high for about 4-5 hours or until chicken is cooked.
4. Add 1 package of cream cheese (just throw it on top!) and let sit for about 1/2 hour.
5. All done and enjoy!