Friday, December 30, 2011

Beef Spinach Lagsana

Ingredients :

 1 pound lean groung beef.
1 medium onion, chopped.
2 jar (24 ounces each) spaghetti sauce.
4 garlic cloves, minced.
1 teaspoon dried basil..
1 teaspoon dried oregano.
1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry.
2 cup ricotta cheese.
2 cup(8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided.
9 no-cook lagsana noodles.

Direction :
1. In large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink,drain.
    Stir in the spaghetti sauce, garlic, basil and oregano. Bring to boil.
2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, combine the spinach,
     ricotta cheese and 1 cup mozzarella cheese until combined.
3. Spread 1 1/2 cup meat sauce into a greased 13 in. x 9- in, baking dish.Top with three noodles.
    Spread 1 1/2 cup sauce to edges of noodles. Top with half of spinach mixture.Repeat layers.
4.Top with remaining noodles, sauce and remaining mozzarella cheese.
5. Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover, bake 10-15 minutes longer
     or until bubbly.
6. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting..


Thursday, December 29, 2011

Sweet Corn Casserole

Ingredients :

* 1 (15 1/4-oz) can whole kernel sweet corn, drained.
* 1  (14 3/4-oz) can creamed corn.
* 1(8-oz) package corn muffin mix (like Jiffy).
* 1 cup sour cream.
* 2 eggs, beat.
* 1 cup Shredded Cheddar cheese.

Direction :

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. In large bowl mix together the corn, eggs, muffin mix, sour cream.
3. Pour into a greased casserole dish. Bake for 45 minutes, or until golden brown.
4. Remove from oven and top with Cheddar.
5. Return to oven 10 more minutes to melt the cheese.
6. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Creamed Spinach

Ingredients :
 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for pan.
 1/2 onion, chopped..
 Salt and freshly ground black pepper.
2 cloves garlic, minced.
1 3/4 cup heavy whipped cream..
1 cup shredded  cheddar cheeese.
1/2 cup suor cream.
2(10-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach,thawed and squeezed dry.
1/2 cup packaged French's Fried Onions.
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg.
Direction :
1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Butter an 8 by 8-inch baking dish.
2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.Add the onion and pinch of salt.
    Saute for 3 minutes, then add the garlic  and saute for 2 minutes.
3. Add the heavy whipped cream, cheddar cheese, nutmeg. Heat until the cream is just beginning
    to bubble, stirring often. Turn the burner off and stir in sour cream and spinach.
4. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper, to taste. Pour into the prepared baking dish and
    sprinkle the top evenly with french fried onoins.
5. Bake until golden and bubbly, 15 to 20 minutes..



Telur Balado

Bahan :

* 10 butir telur, rebus sampai matang.
*   6  buah cabe merah, giling  agak kasar.
*   5 buah bawang merah, giling.
*   1 buah tomat , potong-potong.
*    1 sendok teh garam.
*   Sedikit gula, kalau suka.
* Minyak goreng untuk menggoreng dan menumis.

Cara Membuat :

1. Panaskan minyak, goreng telur sampai kuning, angkat.
2. Tumis cabe merah dan bawang merah sampai harum, masukkan tomat.
3. Masak sampai tomat masak, beri garam dan gula serta sedikit air.
4. Masukkan telur yang sudah digoreng tadi,  aduk rata diamkan sebentar, angkat.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Sambal Hijau

Bahan :
     100 gram cabe hijau, potong-potong
        2 buah tomat hijau , potong-potong.
       6 buah bawang merah.
          Air jeruk nipis dari 2 buah jeruk nipis.
     1/2 sendok teh garam.

Cara Membuat :
      *  Cabe hijau direbus setengah matang, lalu digiling kasar.
      * Bawang merah digiling kasar.
      * Tumis bawang merah, tambahkan tomat, cabe hijau, garam, dan air jeruk nipis..
      * Masak sampai matang, boleh ditambah gula sedikit bila suka.

Dendeng Balado

Bahan :
*  500 gr daging bagian paha ( lulur).
*     1 sendok makan perahan air jeruk nipis.
* 15 buah bawang merah,
* 1 buah tomat merah.
* 100 gr cabe merah.
*    garam secukupnya.
* minyak goreng untuk menggoreng.

Cara Membuat :
 1.Bersihkan daging dari urat-uratnya.Potong daging tipis-tipis lebar menurut arah seratnya.
 2. Potongan daging tadi diremas-remas dengan garam dan air jeruk nipis, kemudian jemur
     dipanas matahari sampai kering atau setengah kering..
3.Potong-potong dendeng seperti empal kemudian goreng dalam minyak panas. Setelah kering angkat.
4.Haluskan cabe merah, bawang merah, garam dan tomat kasar-kasar. Tumis dengan 3 sendok makan
      minyak goreng sampai baunya harum dan setengah kering.Masukkan dendeng goreng dan aduk
      sampai rata. Angkat..

Banana Pudding

Ingredients :

* 1 large package banana pudding.
* 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten.
* 3 & 3/4 cups milk.
* 3 egg whites.
* 20 - 30 vanila wafers.
* 2 large sliced bananas.
* 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
* 1/3 of a cup of sugar ( I use 1/4 cup ).
Cook the Banana Pudding :
* To begin, add the pudding mix to a medium sauce pan. Now pour in the egg yolks, followed by
      the milk. Stir the mixture well, breaking up any lumps. Be sure to continue stirring.
* Cook the mixture over medium heat until it reaches a gentle boil. Now remove from the heat.
      Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. While the pudding is cooling, arrange the wafers in the bottom
      of a medium baking dish.Cover this with a layer of the sliced banana slices..
* Now top with a layer of pudding. Continue adding laying of the wafers, bananas, and pudding, until
       you fill the dish.

Mix the Banana Pudding Meringue Topping.
- Add the egg whites to a small bowls, now add the salt and stir until the mixture is foamy. Slowly stir
    in the sugar.Continue beating until the sugar forms small peaks. Spread the meringue mixture on top
    of the pudding.
- Be sure to distribute it evenly, spreading all the way out to the edges.
- PLace the pudding in the oven and bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes.
- The top of meringue brown slightly when the dish is ready. This pudding can be served warm from the
      oven or chilled. Store in refrigerator.

Turkey Casserole

Ingredients :

* 2 cup cut-up turkey or chicken,
* 2 can cream of chicken soup.
* 1 can mushroom, drained ( 4 ounce can)
* 1 can sliced water chestnuts (optional) ( 8 ounce can).
* 2 packages frozen california blend vegetables ( 16 ounce pkgs).
* 2 cup shredded cheddar cheese.
* 1 whole chopped onion, small.
* Croutons ( I use fried french Onion.).

Direction :
* Combine all ingredients except croutons. Pour into a well greased 3 quart baking dish.
* Cover, bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
* Remove cover,  sprinkle with croutons and bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until bubbly around edges.

Chicken and mushroom.

Ingredients :
* 4 boneless chicken breasts.
* 1 tablespoon butter or margarine.
* 8 ounces sliced mushrooms.
* 1 can cream of mushroom soup.
* 1 clove of garlic, minced.
* 1/4 teaspoon leaf thyme, crumbled.
* 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crumbled.
* 1/3 cup half-and-half.
* Salt and pepper to taste.
* steamed rice.

- In a large covered skillet,brown chicken in butter or margarine; remove to a plate and keep warm.
- Add mushrooms to skillet; saute until golden. Stir in soup, garlic, thyme, and rosemary.Return
   chicken to skillet. Cover and cook over low heat 30 - 40 minutes, stirring now and then.
- Blend in half and half, heat slowly. Taste and adjust chicken and mushroom  seasoning, adding salt
   and pepper, if needed. Serve chicken and mushroom with steamed rice and steamed vegetable.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Black Forest

Bahan :
* 8 butir kuning telur.
* 6 butir putih telur.
* 100gr tepung terigu.
* 20 gr maizena.
*40 gr coklat bubuk.
* 1 sdm emulsifier.
* 1 sdt coklat pasta.
* 75 gr margarine + 50 gr butter.
* 175 gr gula pasir.
* 1 sdt rhum.
* 1 sdt baking soda.

500 gr whipped cream, kocok sampai kaku, dinginkan..
1 kaleng cherry hitam.
2 sdm rhum.
Coklat dan cherry merah untuk hiasan.
  50 gr gula pasir.
100 ml air.
1 sdm rhum.

1. Ayak tepung terigu, coklat bubuk,maizena dan baking powder.
2. Kocok gula pasir, telur dan emulsifier sampai mengembang dan kental.
3. Masukkan campuran terigu, aduk rata.
4. Masukkan margarine dan butter cair, aduk rata.
5. Tambahkan rhum dan coklat pasta, aduk rata.
6. Tuang dalam loyang 22 cm, oven 160 derajat C selama 30 menit/ sampai kue matang.Dinginkan.
7. Saring dan pisahkan cherry hitam dari airnya.
8. Masak gula pasir, air didihkan.Dinginkan tambahkan air cherry hitam dan rhum

Penyelesaian :
1.Potong kue menjadi 2/3 bagian.
2. Basahi lapisan pertama dengan simple syrup, lalu tuang sebagian whipped cream beri cherry
      hitam diatasnya.
3. Tutup dengan lapisan ke 2, lakukan hal yang sama sampai semua bahan habis.
4. Terakhir tutup semua kue dengan whipped  cream, lalu hias dengan cherry merah dan coklat..

Pisang Marble Susu

* 280 gram tepung terigu.
* 180 gram gula.
* 1/2 cup minyak goreng.
* 1/2 cup susu cair.
* 4 buah pisang ambon yang masak.
* 1 sdt baking powder.
* 1/2 sdt baking soda.
* 1/2 sdt garam.
* 1 sdt essen vanila.
* 2 sdm coklat bubuk/cacao.
 * 3 butir telur.
1. Ayak tepung terigu, baking powder dan baking soda, lalu, haluskan pisang ambon dan
      campur dengan garam aduk rata, sisihkan.
2. Kocok telur bersama gula hingga mengembang. Setelah adonan mengembang, masukkan
       pisang yang telah dihaluskan tadi bersama minyak goreng aduk rata.
3. Setelah itu masukkan tepung terigu sedikit demi sedikit dan masukkan pula susu cair dan
        esen vanila, aduk rata dengan menggunakan spatula.
4. Ambil adonan kira-kira 2 sendok makan campurkan dengan coklat bubuk aduk rata, sisihkan.
5. Tuang  adonan putih kedalam loyang bulat, tambahkan adonan coklat aduk perlahan dengan
         menggunakan garpu.
6. Panaskan oven 170 derajat C, panggang kue selama 60 menit sampai kue matang. Dinginkan.

Pork and Sausage Chili

* 500 gram of pork belly, skin on ( I use pork butt)..
* 1 spanish chorizo, about 90 gram ( I use pollish sausage).
* 2 onions,chopped.
* 4 cloves of garlic.
* 3 to 4 bird's eye chilies.
* 1 can of whole stewed tomatoes.
* 1 can chicken broth.
* 4 spring of fresh oregano..
* 1/2 tsp. of ground cumin.
* 1 can of kidney beans.
* 2 tbps. of olive oil.
* salt, pepper and a bit of sugar.

1. Cut the pork belly/pork butt into one-inch cubes.
2. Thinly slice the chorizo.
3. Roughly chop the onion, mince the garlic and finely chop the chilies.
4. Strip the oregano leaves from the stems.
5. Heat the olive oil in a pan.Add the pork and sausage silces.Cook until the pork cubes start to
     brown along the edges.
6. Add the onions, garlic, chilies, cumin and oregano. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring until
      the onions bits start to turn soft.
7. Pour in the stewed tomatoes and broth. Stir, taste. Add a bit more salt and pepper.Bring to
       the boil, cover, lower the heat and simmer for an hour.
8. Taste the sauce. Add more salt and pepper, if needed. Add sugar to balance the flavor.
9. Add the kidney beans.
10. Continue simmering for another 30 minutes until sauce has reduced and thickened considerably.
11. Serve hot rice or bread.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Foil- Roasted Turkey

Ingredients :
- 1 12 pound turkey, fresh or thawed frozen.
- 1 large onion, quartered.
- 1/2 butter, softened.
- 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped.
- 1 tablespoon fresh or jarred garlic, minced.
-Salt and pepper
1. Preheat oven to 325 deg F.
2. Rinse turkey with water and part dry. Remove giblet packet from cavity.
3. Stuff cavity with onion quarters(and extra rosemary springs if desired).
4. Place sheet of aluminium foil into roasting pan, leaving enough on each side to wrap the turkey.
5. Blend butter, rosemary and garlic. Using your fingers,spread mixture on the intire
     surface of the turkey. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
6. Wrap turkey loosely with foil (not airtight) and place in oven.
7. Roast for 3-4 hours.Unwrap foil for the last 30-45 minutes of cooking time to crisp the skin.
8. Remove turkey, discard onion and rosemary. Transfer turkey to carving plate and let
      rest a few minutes before slicing.