Monthly Archives: May 2012

Poco Peppers

Poco Peppers

These ‘tangey’ little Poco Pepper pinwheels are so easy to make and are the perfect ‘finger food’ for your next  party or celebration

Watch Chef Debee making Poco Peppers on YouTube

Bake:   400 degrees   Time:   12-15 minutes

Ingredients

3 ounce cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
2 Tablespoons pepperoncini’s chopped
2 tablespoons black olives chopped
1 Tablespoon pepperoncini juice
2-3 drops Tobasco sauce or any other favorite (optional)
1 (8 oz.) Crescent Rolls

Directions

1.  In small bowl, combine all ingredients (except rolls) and blend well
2.  Separate Crescent dough into 4 rectangles, pressing  perforations to seal
3.  Spread 1/4 of cheese mixture over each rectangle
4.  Start to roll at long side and pinch seam together
5.  Cut side down, slice into 10 slices
6.  Place onto oil-sprayed cookie sheet
7.  Bake in pre-heated 400 degree oven for 12-15 minutes or until golden

FIVE Layer Dinner

FIVE Layer Dinner

One dish says it all—full of flavor and a complete meal in this FIVE Layer dish to pass at your next Potluck Dinner social

Watch Chef Debee making 5 Layer Dinner

TOTALLY GLUTEN FREE

Bake:   375 degrees      Time:   45 minutes covered, 10 minutes uncovered

Ingredients

3 strips bacon cut into small pieces
1 large onion chopped
1 1/4 pound Ground Beef  OR Turkey
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 Russet Potatoes boiled in water 20 min.; cool & sliced 1/4 ”
1 bag frozen Split Green Beans, simmered in water 5 min.
1 can Corn, drained
2 medium Tomatoes sliced thinly
2 Tablespoons Pecorino/Romano grated cheese
1 Tablespoon oregano crushed
nutmeg to sprinkled generously on top of potato layer

Directions

1.  Brown cut up bacon in large skillet then remove
2.  Saute onions in bacon drippings for a few minutes then add ground beef and brown 5 minutes
3.  Add salt, pepper, bacon and chili powder to meat mixture and stir until combined
4.  Place meat mixture in a greased 2 quart casserole
5.  Add layer of pre-boiled, sliced potatoes on top of meat mixture; sprinkle top with nutmeg, salt & pepper
6.  Add drained corn to top of potato layer and dot with 2 tablespoons butter
7.  Add cooked split green beans to top of corn and season with salt & pepper
8.  Add fresh tomato slices to top of bean layer
9.  Sprinkle tomatoes with the oregano, salt, pepper, and Pecorino/Romano cheese
10 Cover casserole with lid and bake in a pre-heated 375 degree oven for 45 minutes; uncover for 10 minutes