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February 13, 2012

Nachos Schulz


* 15 oz chili beans in chili gravy
* 9 Tbsp picante sauce
* 15 oz corn tortilla chips
* 4 cups cheddar cheese grated
* 1 avocado
* 1 Tbsp lemon juice
* 1 1/2 cup sour cream
* 1 Tbsp onion, grated
* 4 scallions, both white and green parts, chopped
* 1 tomato, chopped

# Preheat the oven to 400 F. Mash the beans with one-half cup of the picante until well mixed. Grease two 9" x 13" baking pans. Place half the chips in each pan, then spoon the bean mixture over them. Sprinkle the grated cheese on top. Bake for about 10-12 minutes or until the cheese is melted and beans are bubbling.
# Meanwhile, peel, pit and mash the avocado, then mix it with the lemon juice, 1/2 cup of the sour cream, the grated onion, and 1 tablespoon of the picante. Garnish the nachos with this guacamole mixture, the remainder of the sour cream, scallions, tomato, and olives.

February 7, 2012

Buffalo Chicken "Fries"

1/3 cup hot sauce (such as Frank's)
1/2 stick unsalted butter, melted
1 Tbsp. honey
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, slice lengh-\wise into 1/2 inch wide strips, seasoned with salt and pepper
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup vegetable oil, divided

Whisk together hot sauce, butter, and honey in a large bowl.

Toss chicken strips with flour in a large resealable plastic bag until coated; shake off excess four.

Heat 2 Tbsp. oil inn a large saute pan over medium-high; add half the chicken strips, saute until browned, about 2 minutes per side, then transfer to hot sauce mixture and toss to coat. Repeat with remaining oil and chicken strips.

February 2, 2012

Easy Monkey Bread

Heat oven to 350°.

Melt 1/3 cup margarine in a 9" round pan.

Mix together 2/3 cup brown sugar and 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon. Put in pan over melted butter.

Put 1 package of Grands biscuits on top.

Cook 18-25 minutes.

Flip over onto serving plate.