KJAN Mom’s Tips

Each week, Charlene Johnson shares some of her favorite recipes with you on the air.  If you didn’t get a chance to write them down, don’t worry, here they are!

Breakfast Surprise (1-21-14)

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January 21st, 2014 by Jim Field

  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 pound sausage, chopped ham or smokies
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 2 slices bread, cut in 1″ cubes

Brown and drain meat.  Beat eggs, milk, salt, mustard and bread.  Add cheese and meat.  Pour in 9 x 13 inch pan.  Refrigerate overnight.  In the morning bake one hour at 350 degrees.  Serves 12.

(Lana Feuring)

 

Baked Pancakes (1-21-14)

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January 21st, 2014 by Jim Field

  • 2 cups pancake mix
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup fruit (blueberries especially)

Stir together.  Pour in greased 9 x 13 inch pan.  Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes.  Cut in squares and serve with butter and/or syrup.  Serve with fresh fruit.

(Mary Frederiksen)

Easy Stroganoff (1-14-14)

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January 14th, 2014 by Jim Field

  • 1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 can mushroom soup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup catsup
  • 1 can refrigerated biscuits
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Brown beef and onion.  Drain off fat.  Combine sour cream, milk, salt, soup and catsup.  Pour into two quart casserole.  Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes.  Cut biscuits into quarters and place on top.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.  Bake another 15 to 20 minutes, until golden brown.  Makes 5 to 6 servings.

(Helen Petersen)

Upside-Down Pizza Casserole (1-7-14)

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January 7th, 2014 by Jim Field

  • 3 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 2 – 15 oz. cans Italian-style tomato sauce
  • 2 – 4 oz. cans (drained weight) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/2 cup sliced pitted ripe olives (optional)
  • 2 to 3 cups (8 to 12 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 – 10 oz. packages (10 biscuits each) refrigerated biscuits

1.  Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  In an extra large skillet, cook ground beef until brown, stirring to break up meat.  Drain off fat.  Stir in tomato sauce, mushrooms, and , if desired, olives.  Heat through.  Divide mixture between two, 2 quart rectangular baking dishes.  Sprinkle with cheese.

2.  Flatten each biscuit with your hands.  Arrange the biscuits on top of cheese.  Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until biscuits are golden.  Makes 10 servings.

 

Italian Crusted Casserole (12-31-2013)

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December 31st, 2013 by Chris Parks

Ingredients:

  • 2lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 Cup chopped onion
  • 2 Cups bottled spaghetti
  • 3 Cups (12 oz) shredded mozzarella or Monterrey jack cheese.
  • 1 8oz carton sour cream
  • 1 8oz package (8) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1/2 Cup grated Parmesan cheese

1. Preheat oven to 375.  In a large skillet cook ground beef and onion until meat is browned, drain off fat.  Spread meat mixture in an ungreased 3 quart rectangular baking dish.

2. Meanwhile, combine mozzarella and sour cream and spoon over meat mixture.

3. Unroll crescent rolls, do not separate.  On a lightly floured surface roll out to fit baking dish.  Place dough over the cheese layer. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until top is a dark golden brown.  Makes 12 servings.

Christmas Wreath Fudge (12-24-13)

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December 24th, 2013 by Jim Field

  • 1 package of chocolate chips
  • 3/4 package of butterscotch chips
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups walnut halves

Melt chips together – add can of sweetened condensed milk – add walnuts – pour into a greased round cake pan (place your empty can in center and mold chocolate around it to make a wreath – decorate with red and green cherries or gumdrops.

 

Fresh Apple Bundt Cake (12-17-13)

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December 17th, 2013 by Jim Field

  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups chopped apples or pears, fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups chopped pecans

Beat eggs; add oil, sugar and vanilla.  Mix dry ingredients together and add to first mixture.  Stir in apples and nuts.  Pour into greased bundt pan.  Bake at 325 degrees for one hour.

(Velma Fell)

 

Biscuit Mix (12-10-13)

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December 10th, 2013 by Jim Field

Master Mix:

  • 9 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tatar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups Crisco
  • 1 tablespoon salt

Refrigerate.  If making whole batch, add 3/4 cup milk to mix.

For biscuits made from mix:

  • 1 cup mix
  • 1/4 cup milk

Add milk, all at once.  Stir 25 strokes.  Knead lightly 15 strokes on floured board.  Form and bake 10 to 15 minutes at 450 degrees.

(Helen Dooly)

Surprise Treats (12-3-13)

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December 3rd, 2013 by Jim Field

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 sticks margarine
  • 1 1/2 cup cottage cheese

Mix flour and margarine like pie crust.  Add cottage cheese.  Place in refrigerator overnight.  Divide into three parts.  Roll each into 10 inch circle.  Cut into 16 wedges.  Roll up from large side in.  Bake 20 minutes in 350 degree oven.  Frost with powdered sugar frosting.

(Jeannette Peters Maassen, Avoca, IA)

Date Balls (12-3-13)

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December 3rd, 2013 by Jim Field

  • 1 stick margarine (or more, if needed)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces pitted dates
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup nuts
  • Powdered sugar

Cook 10 minutes until thick.  Remove from heat and add cereal and nuts.  Let cool, then form into balls and roll in powdered sugar.

(Carolyn Petersen, Breckenridge, MO)