Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Fruit Dip

You will never make another fruit dip after you try this one! (Thank you, Paula Deen!)

Fruit Dip
1- 8 oz pkg [light] cream cheese, softened
1 c powdered sugar
1 c heavy whipping cream
1/4 c granulated sugar
1 lemon, zested and juiced
fruit juice, preferably pineapple or orange

1. Whip cream cheese and powdered sugar together.
2. In a separate [chilled] bowl, whip cream and sugar until soft peaks form.
3. Combine cream cheese, whipped cream, lemon zest and juice, and enough fruit juice to achieve desired consistency.
Serve chilled.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014


1 1/2 - 2 lb boneless sirloin or top round beef steak, cut into 1/2"  strips
1/2 c soy sauce
2 T canola oil
3 T honey
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 T fresh grated ginger (1-2 large fingers)
sliced vegetables, opt
wood skewers

1. Mix all ingredients and place in a large ziploc bag in the fridge for at least 3 hours.
2. Preheat oven to 350* and line a baking sheet with foil.
3. Thread beef on to skewers and discard marinade; place skewers on baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes, turning halfway through cooking time.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Nana's Meatloaf

This is my Nana's meatloaf recipe.
Nana's Meatloaf
3 lb ground beef
1/2 lb ground pork
1/2 onion, grated
2 cloves garlic, minced
20 low-sodium saltine crackers, finely crushed
2 eggs
1/2 c milk
salt and pepper, to taste

1. Preheat oven to 350* and grease two loaf pans.
2. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and press in to pans; flatten and spread ketchup on top with a fork.
3. Bake for 75-90 minutes.