January 25, 2014

Sorority Menu Week #11

Monday (chapter) - BFD (Breakfast for Dinner). Costco Muffins, Sausage or Bacon & some sort of Egg Dish that's easy to feed 80. 
Tuesday - Creamy Chicken & Biscuits. 
Wednesday - Pizza Pasta Casserole & Salad. 
Thursday - Chicken Fajitas

Sorority Menu Week #10

Monday (not chapter) - Cheese Quesadillas, Sour Cream, Guacamole & Black Beans. 
Tuesday - Swiss Steak, Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Veggies. 
Wednesday - Salmon, Steamed Rice & Green Beans. 
Thursday - Shepards Pie & Salad. 

Mini Cheesecakes

Super simple, super fast & super yummy. These hit the spot when a cheesecake craving arises. They are also the perfect little gift to take a friend or neighbor who might need cheering up. 

This recipe makes 2 dozen. 

3 (8oz) packages of cream cheese
3 eggs (I always use large, organic, free range, homelaid eggs)
1/2 c. Granulated sugar
1 Tbsp. lemon juice (fresh squeezed)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
24 Nilla wafers (instead of a graham cracker crust)

Optional Ad-ins/Toppings:
1 bag mini chocolate chips
1 can cherry pie filling
(Feel free to mix things up. Fresh fruit, citrus zest, whipped cream, caramel sauce, etc.)

-Preheat oven to 375
-Place cupcake liners into muffin tins. 
-Put 1 Nilla wafer into each cupcake liner with the flat side down. 
-Mix together cream cheese, eggs, sugar, vanilla & lemon juice. 
-Mix in chocolate chips if using. 
-Spoon filling over Nilla wafers, filling the cupcake liners each 3/4 full. 
-Tap cupcake tins on the counter a bit to get rid of air bubbles. 
-Place both pans on the same oven shelf if possible. 
-Bake 20 minutes. 
-While cheesecakes are still warm spoon pie filling (if using) over the top of each one. 
-If using whipped cream or fresh fruit then wait till cooled. 
-Place cheesecakes on a tray & chill in the fridge till service. 

This picture is of mini cheesecakes that include mini chocolate chips & cherry pie filling on top. 

January 13, 2014

Sorority Menu Week #9

Monday (Chapter) - Chicken Satay Skewers, Thai Peanut Sauce, Roasted Broccoli & Steamed Rice. 
Tuesday - Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Cinnamon Apples. 
Wednesday - (BFD) Waffles, Blueberry Compote, Bacon & Scrambled Eggs. 
Thursday - Chicken Wings (Buffalo or Honey BBQ), Celery, Blue Cheese Dressing, Ranch Dressing, Cheesy Fries & Salad.