Monday, March 2


Better sooner than later, right?!? Here are a couple of the (very) few recipes I am using this week.

Grilled Cheese Steak Sandwiches
Lawry's Steak & Chop Marinade with Garlic & Black Pepper
1 pound skirt or flank steak
1 medium onion, sliced
8 thick sliced of rustic bread
4 slices of your favorite cheese

  • Pour 3/4 cup marinade over steak in a plastic bag and turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • Grill or broil steak and onion until steak has reached desired doneness and onion are tender. Brush with 1/4 cup marinade and turn halfway through cooking.
  • While the steak rests, brush each bread slice with remaining marinade and broil until golden. Top with cheese and broil until melted.
  • Thinly slice steak and arrange on bread slices. Top with onion.
I have never made this recipe before. I think it sounds like something Big Daddy and Mr T will love. I hope I can get JJ to try some too. I'm planning to use provolone cheese and I think I might even add some green peppers. Kind of like a Philly Cheese Steak (I hope)!

Broccoli-Rice Casserole
2 small boxes of chopped frozen broccoli
1 small jar of Cheese Whiz
1 cup Minute Rice
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 stick of butter, melted
1 sleeve of Ritz, crushed

  • Mix all ingredients except butter and crackers. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  • Mix butter and crackers. Top casserole with cracker mixture.
  • Bake at 350 for about 30-45 minutes.
So simple and easy. But oh so very, very good. This is one of my all time favorite dishes. Big Daddy did not like broccoli when we first met, but now this is one of his faves as well! Try it if you don't think you like broccoli. Be warned though, only 1/4 of my kids will eat it!

Easy Southern Banana Pudding
3 cups cold milk
2 pkg. instant vanilla pudding
30 nilla wafers
3 medium bananas, sliced
8 oz. Cool Whip

  • Pour milk into a large bowl. Add dry pudding mix. Beat with a wire whisk for 2 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Arrange half of the wafers on bottom and up sides of a 2 quart dish. Top with layers of half the bananas and half the pudding. Repeat each layer.
  • Cover with Cool Whip
  • Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.
This is also a new recipe for me. I have never made banana pudding before, but BD loves it so I'm giving this one a try. If any one knows a "from-scratch" recipe, let me know. I'd be happy to try it. I only have one note on this recipe right now...8 oz of Cool Whip on top of the pudding? I love Cool Whip, but doesn't that seem like a lot!?! We shall see!


Kirsten said...

First off, that banana pudding sounds good. And please, copy away, I copied it from someone else too! ha ha. And yes, we should be back in the house soon. Hopefully we can move home this weekend (fingers crossed) assuming that they get the upstairs carpets in during the week like I've been told. Oh please, get me out of this trailer!!!! :-)

Colleen said...

I just emailed you about the banana pudding!

Organic Meatbag said...

I have never met a steak sandwich that I didn't like...I will have to try this...