Haystacks

~ Shopping List ~

  • 1 cup butterscotch, chocolate or peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup peanuts
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles

~ What to do ~

Melt chips and peanut butter.  Stir in peanuts and chow mein noodles.  Drop on wax paper to cool.

Buttermilk Cornbread

~ Shopping List ~

  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup stoneground cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon shortening

~ What to do ~

Preheat oven to 450 degress (F).  Mix cornmeal, salt and baking soda together.  Add egg and buttermilk and melted shortening.  Pour batter into muffin cups (2/3 full).  Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

You can also cook this in an iron skillet instead of in muffin tins.  To do so:  melt shortening in skillet in oven, then add batter to warm skillet:  mix and backe 30-40 minutes for a 9″ skillet.

 

Italian Bake

~ Shopping List ~

  • 3 lbs chicken breast (cooked and shredded)
  • 6 sausages (cooked), optional
  • 2 jars spagetti sauce
  • 1 lb penne
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese (or italian cheese mix)
  • 500 grams ricotta cheese
  • 300 grams fresh, chopped, cooked spinach
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium bell pepper

~ What to do ~

Cook pasta according to package directions.  Mix all ingredients except mozzarella in bakcing dish.  Top with mozzarella cheese and back at 325 degrees (F) for 45 minutes.