Showing posts with label cheese recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cheese recipes. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Troll Stew

Easy to make and the taste is fantastic. If you're going to busy all day and don't have the time to slave over a stove when you come home "Troll Stew" is the way to go.


3 pounds boneless chuck roast; cut into 1x1-inch pieces or smaller
2 Tablespoons flour
2 Tablespoons chili powder
1 medium red onion; finely chopped
1/4 cup celery stalk; chopped
1/4 cup frozen peas
2 Tablespoons fresh garlic; minced
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup frozen corn
1 can (15 oz.) kidney beans
1 can (15 oz.) black beans
1/4 cup of our Kansas City BBQ Sauce
1 large jar Old El Paso Thick & Chunky Salsa
1 cup Kraft Triple Cheddar Shredded Cheese
1/4 cup Pacific Beef Broth
Seas Salt to taste


Season beef chunks with salt and pepper.

In a large skillet brown the meat; add to crock pot.

Sprinkle with the flour and chili powder; mix until the meat is evenly coated.

Add the rest of the ingredients except the cheese and stir.

Cover with lid cook on low 6-8 hour or on high 4-6 hours.

Serve in bowls topped with cheese.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Baked Crab & Artichoke Dip

Nothing says, “this party rocks” Baked Crab & Artichoke Dip, and when you’re talking about a hot crab and artichoke dip, people have been known to put an extra choice word or two before “rocks.”


2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup finely diced red bell pepper
1/3 cup chopped green onions
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp fresh chopped tarragon leaves
zest and juice from 1 lemon
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
Sea salt and pepper to taste
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1 1/2 pounds lump crab meat, drained
1 (14-oz) can artichoke bottoms
6 oz white Cheddar cheese, divided
1 large round or oval loaf sourdough bread


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). 

Line a baking dish with aluminum foil.
Combine ingredients in a large bowl; season with sea salt and black pepper.
Cut the top 1/3 off the loaf of sourdough bread and discard. 

Remove the bread filling and discard, leaving just the crust. 
Place in the prepared baking dish.

Transfer artichoke mixture to the prepared bread bowl; top with 2 tablespoons Cheddar cheese and cayenne pepper.

Bake in the preheated oven until dip is warmed and top is golden brown, about 30 minutes.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Macaroni & Cheese with Bacon

This recipe is incredible! This recipe for Macaroni & Cheese with Bacon lovers taste great and goes well with almost anything.


2 cups macaroni
3 ½ cups milk
½ cup beer
3/4 cup bacon, cooked and chopped
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
4 Tablespoons flour
2 Tablespoons butter

  • Cook macaroni in boiling salt water 20 minutes.
  • Let the macaroni drain.
  • Mix together the sea salt, flour, bacon (cooled) and cheese in a large bowl.
  • Butter a large baking dish.
  • Place a thin layer of macaroni in the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Cover the macaroni with a layer of the cheese mixture.
  • Repeat layers until the macaroni is about ½ inch away from the top of the baking dish. The last layer is the cheese mixture.
  • In a large bowl add milk and beer; mix well and pour over macaroni until it covers the top layer.
  • Bake 35 minute at 325 degrees.
  • Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  • Bake for another 15 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  • Serve hot.

Creamed Spinach

"Creamed Spinach" recipe is as its name promises, creamy and delicious!


2 cups milk
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon fresh garlic; minced
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1/4 cup grated Parmesan
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained


Warm the milk in a small saucepan over medium heat. 

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. 

Whisk the flour into the butter and cook for 2 minutes to make a roux. 

Whisk in the warm milk a bit at a time to avoid lumps. 

Cook until the sauce begins to thicken, 2 to 3 minutes. 

Add the pumpkin pie spice and a pinch of salt and pepper. 

Turn the heat to low, stir in the cheese, and let melt. 

Stir in the spinach and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes to heat it through.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Pull Apart Cheesy Mushroom Bread

Be warned, Pull Apart Cheesy Mushroom Bread is quite addictive


1 unsliced loaf sourdough bread
12 ounces Provolone cheese, thinly sliced
1/2 cup butter melted
1/2 cup finely diced green onion
2 teaspoons poppy seeds
12 oz. sliced mushrooms
1 Tbsp. butter
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme


1 can Butter Flavored Pam or Olive Oil Pam spray

In a medium skillet melt butter on medium heat add mushrooms, thyme, garlic, Sea salt and pepper.

Cook approximately 6-8 minutes and put in a bowl set aside and allow the mixture to cool.

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Slice sourdough bread lengthwise then widthwise; make sure you do not cut through the bottom of the sourdough bread.

Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with butter flavored Pam or Olive Oil Pam.

Carefully place the loaf of sourdough bread in the center of the baking sheet.

Insert between the cuts cheese slices.

Spoon mushroom mixture in between cuts and use your fingers to push it down into the loaf.

Melt butter, then add to it the onion and poppy seeds and drizzle mixture over bread.

Use the foil to wrap the loaf of sourdough bread.

Bake at 350 degrees for 15 – 20 minutes.

Unwrap and serve.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Jalapeno Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip

"Jalapeno Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip" is quick, easy, and delicious! I took this to a party didn't have any leftover to bring home. Warning this is spicy.


1/4 cup (2 oz.) beer or milk
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon horseradish powder
1/4 teaspoon yellow mustard powder 
3 fresh jalapeno peppers; halved, seeded, and minced
1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
8 slices cooked thick cut Apple Wood smoked bacon, chopped
1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a mixing bowl add cream cheese, garlic, horseradish, and mustard; mix until blended.

Slowly add the beer; mix until blended.

Stir is the remaining ingredients.

Spray a 1-1/2 quart casserole dish or 9 inch pie plate with Pam.

Pour the mixture into the dish and spread out evenly.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until heated thoroughly. 

Serve with crackers, breadsticks, or fresh vegetables.