Family, Card night, Parties, and Everything Else Recipes!
The recipes on this site have been made by myself or a close friend/family member. We have just recently started taking photos of our delicious home cooking (and semi home cooking) not all of our recipes will be pictured. Enjoy!
Note: Takk For Maten means Thank You For Dinner (or the food) in Norwegian.
Monday, June 9, 2014
Sautéed 5 cloves of garlic with the
Added ½ of roasted chicken – shredded or 1½ lb of ground
1 tbsp Cumin
1-2tbsp Red Chili Powder (from new mexican red chilies)
1 4oz can diced black olives (only used 1/3 to ½ of can)
1 19oz jar enchilada sauce (red) (I made my own because I
did not have any on hand. It made it soo much richer and wonderful. Recipe
3 8oz cans of tomato sauce
1 15 oz can of Mexican tomatoes (Rotella)
1 2oz can of diced green chilies (mild)
2 cups diced onion (1 large)
I chopped 1 green and 1 yellow pepper
2 cans of red kidney beans
1 can of black beans
(I use Pinto too sometimes)
½ lb. grated cheddar cheese
¼ lb. grated Jack cheese
½ dozen corn tortillas torn into pieces
I - 16 oz. bag frozen corn (I add)
1 cup sour cream (I add to each bowl after I dish it up)
You’ll make everything in one large stock pot. Sauté onions
in oil. Add vegetarian meat (if using) until browned. Add olives, tomato sauce
and enchilada sauce. Simmer covered. Add beans, chilies, corn, tomatoes and
sour cream. Heat low to medium, stirring frequently. Do not boil. Slowly add in
cheese, stir until melted.
Add torn, and/or crumbled tortillas, let dissolve.
Add fresh tortilla wedges prior to serving.
I sometimes serve inside an enchilada shell
I serve with corn bread.
You'll never want store-bought enchilada sauce after making
this super easy, no-fuss homemade version!
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium high heat.
Whisk in flour until well combined, about 1 minute.
Stir in tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, cumin, garlic
powder, onion powder, brown sugar and 1 cup water; season with salt and pepper,
to taste. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened,
about 10 minutes.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to
This BBQsauce has the wonderful flavor of Guinness Draught and goes perfect on ribs, chicken, pork chops and more! Great St. Patrick’s Day BBQ beer sauce.
2 tbsp butter
2 onions, minced
5 garlic cloves, minced
½ cup molasses
1 cup Guinness beer
½ cup white vinegar
1½ cup brown sugar
1 tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
½ tsp cayenne
1 cup (8oz can)tomato paste
Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the onion, and garlic to the saucepan and sauté until they are tender and beginning to caramelize, about 8 minutes.
Add the molasses, beer, brown sugar, vinegar, salt, pepper and cayenne Bring to a boil. Let it cook with a low rolling boil for about 10 minutes. Stir occasionally so that nothing sticks to the bottom of the saucepan.
Stir in the tomato paste and lower the heat. Let the sauce simmer for 30 minutes, stirring every few minutes.
Remove from the heat and let the sauce cool to room temperature.