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Saturday, November 21, 2009

CHICKEN AND RICE WITH TOMATO SAUCE



INGREDIENTS:
6-8 chicken pieces ( chicken breast in this case),
1 16 oz. can tomato sauce,
1 cup chicken broth (water is ok),
1/4 cup olive oil,
spices: parsley, thyme, garlic powder, pepper, crushed red pepper;
(your favorite cheese for topping - optional -)
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 400F.
Season chicken; place it into a baking dish and cover with tomato sauce, water and olive oil.
Bake it for 45 to 50 minutes, turning chicken pieces once and cover with sauce.


Before baking!
After baking!
Ready to eat!
Eating!
MICROWAVABLE RICE

DIRECTIONS:
Place 1 1/2 cups of rice, 3 tablespoons of butter, 1 teaspoon garlic salt, 1 teaspoon parsley and 4 cups of water into a microwavable dish. Microwave on high for 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve as a side dish.

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"DATE UNDER COVER" - COOKIES -


INGREDIENTS:
2 cups flour,
1/2 cup butter softened,
1/2 cup shredded mixed Parmesan and Cheddar cheese,
2 egg yolks,
3 spoons poppy seed,
4 spoons buttermilk,
1/2 teaspoon salt,
20 dates cut in half;
DIRECTIONS:
In a mixing bowl combine all the ingredients, (minus dates) until well incorporated.
Refrigerate dough for one hour to rest. Preheat oven to 375F. Roll dough 1/4 in. thick and cut
into 1 1/2 inches rounds . Place half date on top of each cookie and seal. Place cookies onto ungreased baking sheet and bake for 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Dust with powder sugar.
ENJOY!









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