Aug 20, 2015

Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins
Yield: approx 1 dozen

1 box yellow or spice cake mix
1 can (15oz) pumpkin puree (not the pie mix)

Pour dry cake mix into bowl, add the can of pumpkin. Mix together and pour into paper lined muffin tin, Bake at 350 F for 20-25 minutes.

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Dill Dip

Dill Dip

Dill Dip
by: The Senseless Housewife
Yield: 2 Cups

1 cup sour cream (or plain greek yogurt)
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 tsp seasoning salt
1 Tbsp minced onion flakes
1-2 Tbsp dried dill weed
1 Tbsp parsley flakes

Mix ingredients together, until well blended.  Chill several hours or overnight. Serve with raw vegetables.

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Croissant Omelet Breakfast Bake

Croissant Omelet Breakfast Bake

Croissant Omelet Breakfast Bake

1 can  (8 oz.) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
8 oz. thin sliced deli Ham, chopped
6 eggs
1/2 cup  milk
1/2 tsp.  pepper
1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
1  cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Dried Parsley, optional

Heat oven to 350ºF. Unroll dough in 13×9-inch baking dish; press to cover bottom of dish, firmly pressing perforations and seams together to seal. Top with ham.

In a mixing bowl, whisk eggs, milk and pepper until blended. Pour over ham. Top with cheeses.

Bake for 25 min. or until center is set. Sprinkle with parsley & serve!

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Hamburger Soup

Hamburger Soup

Hamburger Soup
Soup, Stew and Chili
Yield: 4-6 servings

1 lb. ground round
1 small onion, chopped
1 T. minced garlic...
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
14.5 oz. petite diced tomatoes with juice
8 oz. tomato sauce
3 1/2 C. beef broth
1 C. uncooked elbow macaroni

In a dutch oven, brown the meat (there was no grease with mine to drain, but if you have extra grease, drain it off). Add in the onion and all the seasonings. Stir and cook for 1 minute. Add in the garlic, Worcestershire sauce, tomatoes with juice, tomato sauce and stir well. Add in the broth and macaroni. Cook, covered for 30 minutes over med. heat.

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Sep 30, 2014

Hungarian Goulash (Mylar Meal/ReadyJar Meal)

Hungarian Goulash - Mylar Meal / ReadyJar Meal - The Senseless Housewife
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Hungarian Goulash
Mylar Meal / ReadyJar Meal
by: The Senseless Housewife
Yield: 4 servings

1/2 cup dehydrated onions, chopped (1 cup if Freeze Dried)
1/4 cup dehydrated green bell pepper
2 1/2 cup freeze-dried Thrive roast beef slices
3 Tbsp Hungarian sweet paprika
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
2 Tbsp tomato powder
2 Tbsp beef bouillon

Mylar Meal: Add all to a quart size mylar bag (5 mil thick) with a 100 cc oxygen absorber. Seal closed with an iron, Label with meal name, date and amount of water needed. Store your mylar meals in a cool, dry, rodent-resistant container, like a five gallon bucket.

Ready Jar Meal: Add all to a quart size canning jar with a 100 cc oxygen absorber. Screw on lid and ring. The jar will self-seal on its own. Label with meal name, date and amount of water needed. Store in a cool, dry, dark place.

To Eat:

3 cups water

Combine all ingredients in pot with 3 cups water and soak for ten minutes. Bring to a boil, stir well, cover and continue cooking with the lid on for one minute. Simmer until tender or remove pot from heat and put in Insulated Thermal Cooker (or transfer to a wide mouth thermos) to save energy/fuel. 

Serve over instant mashed potatoes, instant rice or cooked noodles

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