Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Best Alfredo EVER!!

Best Alfredo EVER (Katy)

1 pint heavy cream
1 stick butter
1/2 package cream cheese (or throw the whole thing in (if ya want it crazy thick.)
1 cup parmesan cheese (feel free to add more!)
1 cup milk optional to thin(I use skim, but whatever.)
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder ( I was out and used garlicsalt, and it was fine too.)

Mix over medium heat, until creamy! Serve over noodles. *Katy added grilled chicken to this*

For Freezer: Make sauce and put in freezer bags. Cool, seal and freeze.
Directions: Thaw and heat. Serve over noodles.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

October Recipes

Mexican Manicotti (chalene)

Please refer to our friends at freezerchicks.blogspot.com

Tex-Mex Corn Chip Chili (chalene)
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 sweet onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
One 15-ounce can black beans
One 15-ounce can pinto beans
One 10-ounce can tomatoes with green chiles
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup chopped cilantro (optional)
12 ounces pepper jack cheese, shredded (about 3 cups)
One bag (about 10 ounces) corn chips, such as Fritos

Brown ground beef and onion in a saute pan until beef is cooked through. Add garlic, chili powder and cumin. Cook for 3-5 minutes. Cool.

In your ziploc bag, put beef mixture, beans and tomatoes. Seal and squish with your hands to mix. In a seperate sandwich bag, put in cheese and seal. Freeze.

Directions: Thaw. Cook in a crockpot on low for 4-6 hours (high 2-4) or on the stove for 30 minutes until heated through. Season to taste with salt and pepper. To serve, sprinkle with cilantro and cheese over Fritos.

Recipe courtesy of Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine March 2008

Black Bean Burritos (Kaly)

Please refer to our friends at freezerchicks.blogspot.com

Ginger Chicken (Brenda)
10 to 12 pieces of chicken
2 cups soy sauce
3/4 cup water if frozen/1 cup if thawed
1 2/3 cup brown sugar
1 cup green onion- chopped
2 tsp garlic- crushed
1 piece ginger root- 2 inch piece peeled and minced
2 tsp lemon juice or 1 lemon sliced

Marinate overnight. Grill, stir fry or bake 350 for 30 minutes

Freezer Adaptation: Mix all ingredients in a Zip Loc bag and freezer. When ready to cook, thaw, and grill, stir fry or bake 350 for 30 minutes.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

October Trade!

We finished our trade for the month. Here is sample of the meals that will be popping up on here:
Mexican Manicotti
Black Bean Burritos
Barbequed Baked Sunday Chicken
Pork Chili Verde
Cheeseburger Lasagne
Taco Soup
Mi Amore Mexican Soup
Italian Crockpot Chicken

We will provide a picture and a rating system for each meal!

Friday, October 24, 2008

Freezer Mamas

Us mamas started this group to save us from the doldrums of daily dinner dilemmas! We started to make delicious, inexpensive meals to feed our families and eliminate stress. Welcome and enjoy the recipes. We will also include in this blog: techniques, recipes (with ratings), grocery deals and humor! Enjoy!