Tuesday, January 11, 2011

sloppy joes

great on a cold evening or a busy night of games and homework!
2 lbs beef or bison
1 onion, chopped
1 pepper, chopped
Sautee the above 3 ingredients, salt and pepper added.  Cook until meat is done.  Add...
6 oz tomato paste
1 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp basil
1 c. beef broth (can add more later if you like a thinner mixture)
dash worcestershire sauce
dash red chili powder
1 tsp paprika
1/2 T. garlic in oil
1/2 T. molasses
Serve on buns or rolls!
Served above with spinach, steamed broccoli and carrots and potatoes.

Monday, January 10, 2011

winter snack...

quick and easy and fun on a cold snowy day!
Popcorn (air or whirly pop with no seasoning) 10-11 cups
In big pot melt 3 tbs butter (med heat)
add 1 bag lg marshmallows and stir til melted
Remove from heat and add popcorn, stirring to coat
let cool and make into balls with hands and sit on wax paper
Build into snowman and decorate!