Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Tonight's Dinner 6/25

Tonight for dinner, we will have Swiss Steak, rice pilaf, green beans, salad, milk and brownies for dessert.

Swiss Steak

Recipe By :Cherylann
Serving Size : 8
Categories : Crockpot

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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3 pounds boneless beef round steak -- cut into strips
2 packets onion soup mix
58 ounces Italian diced tomatoes (2 large cans)

Spray crock with nonstick spray or line with a crockpot bag.

Arrange steak in crock; sprinkle with soup mixes. Pour tomatoes over top.

Cover and cook on High for 4 hours.

Serving Ideas : Serve over rice.

NOTES : Check at 3 hours.

Rice Pilaf

Recipe By :Cherylann
Serving Size : 6
Categories : Rice/Potatoes

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 package onion soup mix
2 Tablespoons butter
1 cup long-grain rice -- uncooked
1/2 cup red onion -- finely chopped
1 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup carrot -- shredded
1/4 cup slivered almonds -- toasted
1/4 cup peas -- drained
1/4 cup corn -- drained

Melt butter in large skillet over medium high heat. Add rice and onion; saute about 6 minutes or until golden.

Stir in broth, carrot, peas, corn and soup mix; bring to a boil.

Preheat oven to 350°.

Transfer to a 2-quart baking dish; cover.

Bake for 30 minutes.

Before serving, fluff rice with a fork and sprinkle with almonds.

Almond Cheesecake Brownies

Recipe By :Cherylann
Serving Size : 16
Categories : Brownies & Bars

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter -- 1 stick
4 semisweet chocolate squares -- 4 ounces, chopped
4 unsweetened chocolate squares -- 4 ounces, chopped
2 cups sugar -- divided
5 large eggs -- divided
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract -- divided
12 ounces cream cheese -- cold
3/4 teaspoon almond extract

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 13X9" baking pan. In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.

In heavy 4-quart saucepan, melt butter and chocolates over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth. Remove from heat.

With wooden spoon, beat in 1 1/2 cups sugar. Add 4 eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla; beat until well blended. Stir flour mixture into chocolate mixture just until blended.

In small bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat cream cheese until smooth; gradually beat in remaining Sugar. Beat in remaining egg, almond extract and remaining vanilla just until blended.

Spread 1 1/2 cups chocolate batter in prepared pan. Spoon crema-cheese mixture in 6 large dollops on top of chocolate mixture (cream cheese mixture will cover most of chocolate batter).

Spoon remaining chocolate batter over and between cream cheese in 6 large dollops. With tip of knife, cut and twist through mixtures to create marbled effect.

Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out almost clean, 35-40 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

When cool, cut brownie lengthwise into 4 strips, then cut each strip crosswise into 6 pieces.

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