Crusty Baked Fish

This recipe came to me by way of a friend.? I’ll post it as she sent with my changes added. nonstick cooking spray 1 egg white 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (out of all-purpose, used self-rising) 1/4 cup cornmeal (used self-rising) 1/4 cup panko (Japanese-style breadcrumbs) (used about 1/2 cup) 1 tsp. salt-free Cajun seasoning (didn’t have Cajun so I used Old Bay) 1 lb. catfish fillets, halved (4 pieces) (don’t like Catfish so I used Talapia) Preheat oven to 450 degrees.? Spray the surface of a flat, non-stick baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.? (You may ask why spray a non-stick? pan with non-stick spray – it acts like oil in the pan.? You can also get this effect by spraying the meat while cooking).? In a shallow bowl beat egg white until it forms soft peaks.? Place flour on a sheet of wax paper.? On another sheet combine cornmeal, panko and seasoning.? Dip fish in? the flour and shake off excess.? Dip in the egg white.? Roll in the cornmeal mixture.? Place on baking pan.? Spray the tops

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Crusty Baked Fish

Chicken Mozzarella

I’m running a little behind in my posts but good things are usually worth waiting for and this dish is one of the good ones.? Foodbuzz and Tastemakers along with Newman’s Own sent me a couple of sauces to try with the hopes of my coming up with a recipe that is tasty, easy, family friendly and can be prepared within 30 minutes.? With my Chicken Mozzarella I nailed all of these plus.? Not only is this dish simple to make it’s a dish that can be prepared as individual servings cooking all at one time or as needed making it the perfect dish for a busy schedule family.? So here is all you do to make this tasty little dish. To make a serving for 4: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.? Cook 1/2 lb.? spaghetti according to package directions. Divide spaghetti into 4 individual dishes that are oven safe. Place 1 pre-cooked, breaded chicken breasts over top of spaghetti. Divide 1 jar of Newman’s Own pasta sauce over the chicken breasts making sure to cover the spaghetti. Top with shredded Mozzarella cheese. Bake 20-25 minutes or until cheese has melted and the dish is piping hot. Comments:? I used the Tomato & Basil Bombolina Pasta Sauce. When I make up a new dish and serve it to some of my lucky food testers, I tell them very little about the dish.? All 3 of my food testers that tried this dish remarked about it’s “clean” taste.? One thought it may have a touch of lemon added another wanted to know if I added a tiny bit of mint.? It was the Basil they were tasting and they all 3 loved it.? For my chicken I used a pre-cooked, all white meat product to cut down time.? When baking the assembled dish, watch your cheese.? You want

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Sweet and Sticky Oven Baked Chicken Thighs

I was searching the internet the other day looking for something new to try with chicken thighs.? Seems that more and more of my weeknight meals revolve around them and the family is getting a little tired of my normal baked thigh recipes.? Luckily this recipe caught my eye and it is definitely a keeper!!!? Kristen from Dine and Dish makes these using chicken wings but thighs are what I had. Sweet and Sticky Oven Baked Chicken Thighs (from Dine and Dish ) Ingredients: 1 cup honey 1/4 cup molasses 1/3 cup ketchup 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika 1 Tablespoon seasoned salt 1/8 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper? 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt? 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon mustard 1 ½ cups brown sugar 8 chicken thighs Preheat oven to 375 degrees F Directions: In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients except the chicken thighs Line metal baking sheet with aluminum foil and place a rack to elevate the chicken. Pour the barbecue sauce over chicken thighs in a large re-sealable plastic bag. Seal tightly and shake until sauce is well distributed. Arrange chicken thighs on the rack over the aluminum foil lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until crisp and cooked through.

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Chicken Brocoli Stir-Fry

My food testers loved this one.? The broccoli slaw simplified the recipe eliminating the need to cut up the broccoli and shred the carrots.? The mix I bought also had shredded purple cabbage adding another color and taste to the dish.? Now, what do you do with the leftovers, if you have any?? I wrapped them in flour tortilla, placed them in a baking dish, covered with cheese and baked on 350 until the cheese melted and the dish was piping hot.? Yum Yum! See the full recipe by going to Martha’s Recipe Cabinet

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Chili Wraps

I went to Taco Bell a few days ago and had a dish that I can’t even pronounce the name of.? It was beef, refried beans and onions wrapped in a tortilla, covered with cheese and baked.? It was delicious but I knew I could recreate it at home.? That’s when I came up with my Chili Wrap recipe.? I did substitute the refried beans for the chili with beans only because I thought I had a can of beans and didn’t but did have the chili.? Turns out this was even better.? And

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Bounce This Along

Sent to me by a friend and I felt this might just benefit all of us. U.S. Postal? service sent out a message to all letter carriers to put a sheet of? Bounce in their uniform pockets to keep yellow-jackets? away. ? Use them all the time when playing? baseball and soccer. I use it when I am working outside. It really? works. The insects just veer around? you. ? All this time you’ve just been? putting Bounce in the dryer! 1. It will chase ants? away when you lay a sheet near them. It also repels? mice. 2. Spread sheets around? foundation areas, or in trailers, or cars that are sitting and it? keeps mice from entering your? vehicle. ? 3. It takes the odor out? of books and photo albums that don’t get opened too? often. ? 4. It repels mosquitoes.? Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt loop when outdoors during? mosquito? season. ? 5. Eliminate static? electricity from your television (or computer)? screen. 6. Since Bounce is? designed to help eliminate static cling, wipe your television screen? with a used sheet of Bounce to keep dust from? resettling.. ? 7. Dissolve soap

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Baked Fish Sandwiches with Modern Coleslaw

Hi!!!? *waving*? Do you remember me?? Well I’m back with a whole bunch of recipes to be posted and some

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Baking Soda Tips and Uses

1. Washing food Make a paste of baking soda on a clean sponge, and then wash toxins off the skin of fruits and vegetables. Rinse well before eating. 2. Drain cleaner Okay, baking soda it isn’t as powerful as commercial de-cloggers, but it cost virtually pennies to make and is a great first line of defense. Take a half cup of baking soda, pour down drain followed by half cup of white vinegar. Place a glass bowl over the top of the drain for two hours, then rinse with hot water. This should remove grease and dirt build-up through the pipes. 3. Vacuum odors Sprinkle baking soda on the floor, then vacuum it up to kill odors in your vacuum. 4. Welcome mats Speaking of floors, according to Lansky’s book, you can ditch and deodorize the dirt at your front door by sprinkling baking soda on welcome mats, then vacuuming up the powder. 5. Soft hands Make baking soda into a paste and use on hands while washing dishes. It’ll help remove tough baked-on food while softening your hands at the same time. 6. Musty books Do you have some old and musty books that you can’t bear to throw out? Sprinkle some baking soda between the pages, and brush it out a few days later for a fresh scent 7. Mothball smell According to the blog, Green Eco Services , the smell of mothballs on clothing can be removed by adding? baking soda to your washing machine’s rinse cycle to eliminate the odor . 8. Oil and grease Sprinkle soda on the garage or basement floor to soak up oil and grease. 9. Weathered look If you want a quick way to eliminate mold and mildew while achieving a weathered look for your deck, Green Eco Services recommends you use baking soda. Wash your deck with a solution of two cups baking soda in one gallon water, and use a stiff straw brush to work the solution into the wood, then rinse with cool water for a clean, yet aged patina. 10. Weed killer Sweeping large amounts of sodium-rich baking soda into the cracks of your paved walks and driveways will eliminate weeds and dandelions. 11. Canvas cleaner To clean anything canvas, rub on a paste of baking soda, then rub off. 12. Burnt pots To eliminate seriously burnt-on food, pour in a thick cushion of baking sod=, add an inch or so of water, and put the pot on the stove to boil. After boiling for a minute, try scrubbing again (don’t burn yourself). The burned-on mess should come right off. 13. Plastic shower curtains One of the best tips in Lansky’s book alleviates this stubborn problem and puts down on the amount of money spent on shower curtains: Wash mildewed or dirty plastic shower curtains in the washing machine on the gentle cycle with a couple of bath towels, and add in a half cup of baking soda and detergent during the wash cycle. Add in one cup of vinegar during the rinse cycle, then let drip dry. 14. Automatic dishwasher detergent Make an automatic dish washing detergent using baking soda: Simply mix two tablespoons baking soda and two tablespoons borax, as a alternative to commercial detergent.. If you prefer to use your dish washing detergent, but want a cleaning boost, then just sprinkle a good amount of baking soda over dirty dishes, then wash as usual. 15. Stinky clothes We know that baking soda deodorizes just about …

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Pork Chops with French Fried Onions

I’ve seen the recipe for chicken battered in French fried onions and have even made it.? It’s delicious!? But why stop with just chicken.? I worked up a recipe using mustard and mayo as my liquid batter and flour, Panko and French fried onions for my dry crust.? These are simply wonderful and so easy to make. See the full recipe by going to Martha’s Recipe Cabinet.

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Potato Puffs

The original recipe called for “real” potatoes baked, mashed and seasoned with green onions.? I simplified the whole recipe by using instant potatoes with the works.? The original recipe called for a Shake ‘N Bake coating, I changed it to the seasoned Panko.? You can change these by using regular instant potatoes and adding cooked, crumbled bacon for a stronger flavor.? You can use regular instant potatoes and add shredded dried meat.? As always…Think With Your Taste Buds. See the full recipe by going to Martha’s Recipe Cabinet

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