Tasty Tuna Casserole

This is one of my favorite casseroles.

Just mix a can of drained tuna with cream of celery soup.

Add a little milk and chopped water chestnuts (my favorite part).

Mix in some cooked macaroni noodles (or any noodles you like to use) &

a little shredded cheddar cheese and season.

Put in a casserole dish (or ramekins) and top with a mixture of panko bread crumbs & shredded cheddar cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes. That’s tasty Tuna.


Caramel Sauce

Pour this over anything!

Melt 1 cup of butter in a saucepan over medium heat.

Add 2 cups of sugar & 2 tsp of lemon juice.

Cook, stirring constantly with a long-handled wooden spoon about 9 minutes until mixture turns light golden brown.

Gradually add 1 cup whipping cream and cook, stirring constantly about 2 minutes.


Ham & Hash Brown Quiche

Take 3 cups of frozen hash browns thawed & dry between paper towels.

Put hash browns in a 9 inch pie plate, pressing some up the sides.

Drizzle with olive oil & bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.

In food processor or blender mix 4 oz hot pepper cheese & 4 oz swiss cheese &

2 eggs & 1/2 cup cream

add 6 oz of ham and season well.

Pour over hash brown crust & bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

Serve hot, cold or room temp. Appetizer, Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner.

Overnight Chicken Casserole

Make this the night before & you have a meal ready when you are.

Mix 3 cups of chopped cooked chicken &

2 cups of uncooked large elbow macaroni with

1 10oz can of cream of mushroom soup & 1 10oz can of cream of chicken soup &

1 soup can of milk &

1 soup can of chicken broth &

1 small onion, chopped &

1 8oz can of sliced water chestnuts &

1/2 pd of grated cheese.

Put in a 9 x 13 in pan covered with cooking spray.

Sprinkle more cheese and 1 cup of crushed potato chips on top.

Cover with foil & refrigerate until ready to serve.

Bake, covered for 1 1/2 hours at 350 degrees. Delicious dinner done.


Easy Onion Pie

This is my Husband’s & my Sister Lisa’s favorite side dish that I make.

Crumble 1/2 stack pack of saltine crackers into a pie pan.

Mix in 1/4 cup of melted butter.

In another pan sauté 3 cups of sliced onions in 2 tbsp butter until tender. Season.

In a bowl mix 2 eggs with 3/4 cup of milk.

Put the onions in the crust, pour milk mixture over & sprinkle with 3/4 cup grated cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Wonderful.

Quick Salmon Patties

The ULTIMATE good-for-you food.

In a bowl combine:

2 -6-oz cans of salmon, boned, skinned & drained

2 egg whites

dash or two of Worcestershire sauce

1/3 cup of finely chopped onion

salt & pepper

5 crackers, crushed.

Shape into six patties.

In a skillet cook patties in 2 tbsp olive oil over medium heat 2 minutes on each side.

Good for you!

Instant Strawberry Ice Cream

You don’t need an ice cream freezer and this takes five minutes to prepare.

Place 1 container (24oz) of frozen sweetened strawberries in the blender.

Whisk together 1/2 cup of sugar and 1 1/2 cups of heavy cream in a bowl.

Start blending the berries and slowly add the cream/sugar mixture.

Stop the blender and stir it up a few times until the ice cream is smooth with small bits of berries.

Transfer to a shallow pan and freeze at least an hour.

Amazingly creamy fresh berry flavor!