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Greek Steak Pitas with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms




Ingredients

1 to 1 1/2 lb top sirloin steak, cut in thin strips
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon Cavender’s All Purpose Greek Seasoning 
1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper
2 large onions, sliced
8 fresh baby portabella mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons butter
5 tablespoons olive oil or canola oil, divided
Pitas

Directions



For the onions-Heat a skillet on medium low heat. Add the butter and 2 tablespoons of oil. 
Once the butter has melted, throw in the onions. Stir frequently. 
The onions should cook down for at least 30 mins. 
you may need to adjust the temperature if the onions begin to brown to soon. 
The key is low and slow.
While the onions cook, move onto preparing and cooking the steak.
For the steak-Combine sliced steak, oregano, cavender, salt and pepper in a ziploc bag. 
Mix until the seasoning has evenly coated the steak. 
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. 
Sear sliced steak in batches for 1 to 2 minutes per side depending on how done you like your steak. 
Do not over crowd the pan. Add 1 tablespoon of oil if the pan gets to dry. 
Once the steak is cooked, throw your mushrooms in the pan and saute until tender.
Assemble the pitas with steak, onions and mushrooms

Cracker Barrel Meatloaf




what you need:

2 eggs
2/3 cup milk
32 Ritz crackers, crushed
1/2 cup chopped onion
4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon mustard

how to make it:



Preheat oven to 350.
Beat eggs. Add milk and crackers. Stir in onion and cheese. Add ground beef. Mix well. Shape into a loaf.
Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
Combine ketchup, brown sugar and mustard to make topping. Spoon half of the topping over the meatloaf after 30 mins of baking. Return loaf to oven for 10 more mins of baking. Spoon the rest of the topping over meatloaf, return to oven and bake for 5-10 mins more.

Cinna-bun Cake in the oven




Base:
3 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 cups milk
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup butter, melted

Topping:
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon cinnamon

Glaze:
2 cups powdered sugar
5 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

How to make it



Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare a 9 x 13 baking pan (buttered).

Mix all of the base ingredients together, with the exception of the butter. Add the melted butter last, and then pour into your prepared pan,

Mix all of the topping ingredients together in a separate bowl. Mix well. Drop by teaspoonful over the base, as evenly as you can over the entire base. Take a butter knife and swirl the topping into the base. Pop into the oven and bake for 28-30 minutes.

While the cake is baking, prepare the glaze and set aside.

Remove from oven and glaze the cake while still warm

buttermilk oven fried chicken




1 Chicken- cut up
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons garlic pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons paprika
1 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
Olive oil

How to make it:



Preheat Oven 350 degrees:
In a baking pan, whisk together flour, garlic pepper, sugar and paprika. 
In a medium size bowl, whisk together buttermilk, eggs, baking powder and baking soda until smooth.
Dip each piece of chicken into buttermilk mixture, shaking off excess. 
Roll in flour mixture and then dip into buttermilk and flour mixture a second time. 
Place in baking pan and drizzle with olive oil.
Bake about 50-55 minutes or until chicken is golden.

Stuffed Peppers




Ingredients

1 lb ground beef
1 med onion, chopped
2 cups cooked rice
½ tsp garlic salt
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
1 15 oz can tomato sauce
5 large green bell peppers
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (optional)

Instructions



Brown ground beer in skillet, stirring until crumbly; drain.
Add onion, rice, garlic salt, salt, pepper and half the tomato sauce.
Mix well.
Slice tops from peppers; discard seeds.
Spoon ground beef mixture into peppers.
Place in baking dish.
Top with cheese (if desired) and remaining tomato sauce.
Bake, covered, at 375 degrees for 50 minutes.

Serves:5
Prep time:20 mins
Cook time:50 mins
Total time:1 hour 10 mins

Cheesy Tot Casserole




You’ll Need:

1-2 lbs of ground beef.
1 can cream of mushroom.
1 bag of tater tots.
Shredded cheese.

How to:



In a skillet, brown the ground beef and drain off the fat then mix in the cream of mushroom until well coated.

Transfer into a casserole dish and top with a generous amount of shredded cheese.

Layer the tater tots over the cheese and drizzle some cheese over the top if you like too.

In a preheated oven to 375° bake for 20 minutes and enjoy!

Easy, peasy and cheesy! I make this casserole on extra as everybody loves tater tots with meat and cheese. Give it a shot, you will love it!

Baked Chocolate Pie




Ingredients

1 cup sugar
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
3 eggs (slightly beaten)
½ cup butter
2 blocks baker's chocolate
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup milk

Instructions



Melt butter in a saucepan at low to medium-low heat.
Break up first block of baker's chocolate and stir into butter until melted; repeat with second block.
Stir in the rest of the ingredients, one at a time and mix well.
Pour into pie crust.
Bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.

Serves:8
Prep time:20 mins
Cook time:45 mins
Total time:1 hour 5 mins