Good afternoon~ This is a cheesy, flat bread that would go great alongside Spaghetti, or any Italian meal. Enjoy!
“If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” ~ Rabbi Harold Kushner
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Italian Cheese Bread
- 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. sugar
- 1 TBSP. quick rise yeast
- 1 cup warm water
- 1 TBSP. vegetable oil
- 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
- 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
- dash of pepper
- 1 TBSP. grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
In a bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Combine water and oil; add flour mixture/ Add additional flour if needed to form a soft dough. Knead 1-2 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 20 minutes. Punch the dough down; place on a greased 12″ pizza pan and pat into 12″ circle. brush with salad dressing. Combine the seasonings; sprinkle over top. Sprinkle with cheeses. Bake @ 450 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
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This is one of my favorite breakfast meals, you can substitute in other meat options or veggies, depending on what your in the mood for. 🙂
Ham, Broccoli and Cheese Quiche
- 1 cup half and half
- 5 lg. eggs- beaten
- 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1 cup cubed ham
- 1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese (shredded)
- 1 cup. broccoli -blanched and chopped.
- 1 small onion -finely chopped
- 9″ pie crust
To make filling, combine half and half, eggs, mustard and pepper, set aside. Layer ham, cheese, broccoli and onion into pie crust. Pour egg mixture over ham layers and bake 45-50 minutes @ 350 degrees. When knife inserted comes out clean remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes before slicing.
*picture from: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Broccoli-Ham-Quiche
A friend of mine made this recipe for a get-together, and we all loved it, so i got her recipe! It’s great for larger gatherings, and since it’s almost the 4th of July i thought i would share it with you!
- 1 lb. Cheddar Cheese (grated = 4 cups)
- 8 oz. Cream Cheese
- 3/4 cup Ranch Dressing
- 1 tsp. grated Onion
- 2 tbsp. Celery (chopped fine or diced)
- 1-2 cups. Chopped nuts
Directions: Soften Cream Cheese. Then in large mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together thoroughly. – form into a ball shape and roll in chopped nuts. Serve with crackers, or veggies! Keep Refrigerated until ready to serve. Serves between 8-14 people.
(Photo via Google Image)
This is my Aunt Maryann’s cheesy, delicious, potato dish, that has always been a family favorite. At our big family gatherings, it is always one of the first things to be finished. 🙂
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Hashbrown Potato Deluxe
- 2 lbs. frozen hashbrown potatoes
- 1 stick melted butter
- 1 pint (2 cups) sour cream
- 1 cup diced onion or 2 TBSP dried onion
- 8oz shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1 can Cream Chicken soup
- 2 cups of french fried onions (or crushed cornflakes)
Thaw potatoes for about 2 hours and separate. Combine all ingredients except french fried onions (they are used for a topping later) Mix well. Spread mixture into ungreased 9×13″ pan. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes @375 degrees. Put topping on and bake 15 minutes more.