Honey Mustard Chicken

Yummy – and SO easy! Makes lots of good sauce

Honey Mustard Chicken
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Ingredients
  1. 3 Lbs. chicken pieces
  2. 1/2 cup liquid honey
  3. 1/4 cup butter, melted
  4. 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  5. 2-4 tsp. curry powder
  6. pinch cayenne pepper
Instructions
  1. Place chicken in single layer in large ovenproof dish. combine remaining ingredients and pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered at 350 F. for 20 minutes, basting once. Turn pieces over, baste again and bake another 20 minutes or until pieces are no longer pink inside.
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Instructions
  1. Place chicken in single layer in large ovenproof dish. combine remaining ingredients and pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered at 350 F. for 20 minutes, basting once. Turn pieces over, baste again and bake another 20 minutes or until pieces are no longer pink inside.
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Beef and Burgundy Casserole

Beef and Burgundy Casserole
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Ingredients
  1. 3 lbs. lean chuck or round steak cut in 2″ cubes
  2. 2 Tbsp. butter
  3. 2 Tbsp. bacon fat
  4. 3 Tbsp. flour
  5. pepper and salt to taste
  6. 1/2 – 1 tsp. dried basil or 1 Tbsp. fresh
  7. 1/2 – 1 tsp. dried oregano or 1 Tbsp. fresh
  8. 1 clove garlic, minced
  9. 1 2/3 cups water
  10. 1 lb. tiny white onions, parboiled and peeled
  11. 1 lb. sliced mushrooms, sauteed (optional)
  12. 2 lb. baby carrots
  13. 1 cup burgundy or other dry red wine
  14. 2 Tbsp. butter
  15. 1 Tbsp. sugar
  16. 3/4 cup Madeira wine or sherry
  17. 1/4 cup brandy
Instructions
  1. Heat butter and bacon fat in a large heavy skillet and brown beef. Place in large casserole. Add to skillet: bacon fat, flour, salt and pepper, basil, oregano and garlic. Stir until flour begins to brown. Slowly add water and stir until thickened. Add burgundy and stir until sauce is smooth. Pour over meat, cover and bake at 300 F. for 3 hours.
  2. In a skillet, melt butter and stir in sugar. Add carrots and onions and stir frequently until slightly browned. Add to casserole with sauteed mushrooms and Madeira. Cover and cook at 300 F. for 30 minutes. Stir in brandy just before serving. Serve with crusty rolls to 8 delighted guests.
  3. Enjoy! (Page: 112)
Instructions
  1. Heat butter and bacon fat in a large heavy skillet and brown beef. Place in large casserole. Add to skillet: bacon fat, flour, salt and pepper, basil, oregano and garlic. Stir until flour begins to brown. Slowly add water and stir until thickened. Add burgundy and stir until sauce is smooth. Pour over meat, cover and bake at 300 F. for 3 hours.
  2. In a skillet, melt butter and stir in sugar. Add carrots and onions and stir frequently until slightly browned. Add to casserole with sauteed mushrooms and Madeira. Cover and cook at 300 F. for 30 minutes. Stir in brandy just before serving. Serve with crusty rolls to 8 delighted guests.
Notes
  1. Enjoy! (Page: 112)
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Fish’ N’ Chips

This is s quick after work dinner and it’s low in fat and high in accolades

Fish n'chips
Serves 6
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Ingredients
  1. 3 lbs. baker potatoes,unpeeled 1.5 kg
  2. 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 15 mL
  3. 1/2 tsp. salt 2 mL
  4. 1/2 tsp. pepper 2 mL
  5. 1 1/2 lbs. Atlantic cod 750 g
  6. 1/2 cup flour 125 mL
  7. 2 tsp. dry mustard 10 mL
  8. 1 egg, beaten
  9. 1/4 cup bread crumbs 60 mL
  10. 3/4 cup cornflake crumbs 175 mL
  11. 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 15 mL
Instructions
  1. Scrub potatoes and cut into thick French fries. Pat dry and toss with oil, salt and pepper. Arrange in a single layer on a non-stick cookie sheet and bake in a preheated 425 F oven for 40 minutes turning twice. Cut fish into serving-sized pieces. Pat dry. Place flour and mustard in a shallow dish. Beat egg in another shallow dish. Combine breadcrumbs and cornflakes in yet another dish! Dust each piece of fish with flour. Dip into egg and roll in crumb mixture. Brush another baking sheet with oil and arrange fish in a single layer. When potatoes have cooked for 40 minutes, place fish in oven and baked 5 minutes, until fish is cooked through (should be flaky). Serve with cole slaw. Serves 6.
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Spaghetti Skillet Dinner

You need just one pan for this incredibly delicious and convenient dinner

Spaghetti Skillet Dinner
Serves 4
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Ingredients
  1. 1 lb. lean hamburger 500 g
  2. 1 cup chopped onion 250 mL
  3. 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 125 mL
  4. 1 cup sliced mushrooms 250 mL
  5. 1 - 28 oz. can tomatoes and juice 796 mL
  6. 1 handful spaghetti, broken 1
  7. 1 cup water 250 mL
  8. 1 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning 7 mL
  9. salt and pepper to taste
  10. 1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese 250 mL
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Instructions
  1. Brown hamburger and onions. Mix in green pepper and mushrooms and cook for a few minutes. Add tomatoes with juice, broken spaghetti and water. Stir. Add spices. Cover and cook about 15 minutes, or until spaghetti is tender, stirring occasionally. Add cheese and stir until melted. Serves 4-6.
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