EASY Apricot Chicken

So easy, so delicious!

4 chicken breasts- cut into strips
2 T olive oil
1 T dijon mustard
1/2 jar apricot jam (2/3-3/4 cup)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Put all ingredients in a gallon ziplock bag and mush around until chicken is coated. Empty contents into a casserole dish and bake until chicken is browned and looks gooey. (~20-30 min)Is good served with white rice and your favorite vegetable :)

Whit's Salisbury Steaks

Salisbury Steaks

2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 C milk
1 C dry bread crumbs
2 T minced onions
4 t parsley flakes
salt & pepper to taste
1/4 C flour
2 beef bouillon cubes crushed to a powder
1 can condensed beef consomme
2 1/2 C cold water
1/4 t kitchen bouquet
2 lb ground beef
1 T butter
1/2 C water

In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, 1 C water, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well and let stand for 10 minutes.

While mixture is standing, put flour, crushed bouillon and consomme in a quarte sized jar and shake to mix. Add 2 1/2 C cold water and kitchen bouquet and shake to mix again. Set aside.

Combine ground beef with bread crumb mixture. Mix and shape into 8 oval patties about 4 1/2 inches long.

Sear patties in melted butter in skillet on high heat. Lower the heat, add 1/2 C water. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove steaks and cover with foil.

Shake jar to mix gravy thoroughly. Pour into skillet and heat over medium-low heat, stirring until gravy thickens and bubbles. Serve over steaks and mashed potatoes.

(This recipe can be frozen into 4-8 individual meals. If freezing, cool gravy by immersing the skillet in a sink of cold water and stirring frequently so that the gravy will not form a film. Then divide cooled gravy equally over meat and potatoes and freeze.)


Sauage Pinwheels

2 C Bisquick
1/4 C butter, melted
1/2 C milk
1 package (tube) sausage

Melt butter and blend with Bisquick and milk. Chill in refrigerator about 30 minutes. Roll out onto floured surface into 2 rectangular sections. Spread sausage onto rectangles. Starting with the broad side the broad side, roll up into logs. Freeze 'til the logs can be cut into pinwheels. Place on baking sheet and bake in 400 degree pre-heated oven for about 15 minutes.

Crescent Roll Egg Casserole

preheat oven to 350 degrees - bake for 35 minutes

1 can large crescent rolls spread in bottom of pan (9" round or square works best)
**filler: meat, veggie, cheese, spices (I love tarragon)
4 eggs and 3/4 cup milk mixed together (pour over above ingredients)

**filler variations:
-veggies: zucchini, yellow squash, onion, sliced roma tomatoes and pepper jack cheese
-ham, broccoli and swiss cheese
-ham, peppers, onion and marble cheddar
-portobella mushrooms, pepper jack and monzarella cheeses
- etc, whatever combinations you want

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