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Mar 3, 2010

Old Fashioned Crockpot Roast

Old Fashioned Crockpot Roast

6 small potatoes

6 small onions

6 medium carrots

1 boneless beef chuck roast (approximately 3 lbs.)

Salt and pepper, to taste

1 cup water

Place all ingredients in your slow cooker in the order listed. Cover

and cook on low for 8 hours.

Crockpot Baked Beans

Crockpot Baked Beans

1 lb. ground beef

1 onion chopped

1 green pepper chopped

3 cans pork & beans

3/4 C. brown sugar

2 T. prepared mustard

2 T. Worcestershire sauce

2 C. ketchup

Brown first three ingredients in skillet and drain. Add remaining

ingredients. Cook all ingredients in crock pot on high for 3 hours stirring


Light Frozen Lemon Cheesecake

Light Frozen Lemon Cheesecake


Two cups of lemon wafer cookies, crushed

One fourth cup of light butter, melted

One eight ounce package of low fat cream cheese, softened

One fourth cup of powdered sugar, sifted

One can low fat sweetened condensed milk

One carton fat free whip topping

Zest of 1 lemon

Juice of 1 lemon


Mix cookie crumbs and butter and press into the bottom and one forth inch up

the sides of a nine inch spring form pan. Blend cream cheese and powdered

sugar in electric mixer. Add sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice and lemon

zest. Beat with electric mixer until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Pour

into spring form pan and freeze for several hours until firm.

Number of Servings: 8-10

Italian Love Cake

Italian Love Cake

1 box chocolate cake mix


2 pounds ricotta cheese

4 eggs

3/4 cup sugar

1 tsp vanilla


1 cup cold milk

1 small box chocolate instant pudding

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1 8 oz container Cool Whip


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Prepare cake mix according to package directions and pour into a prepared 13

x 9 inch pan.

Beat together the ricotta, eggs, sugar and vanilla until well mixed. Spoon

onto cake batter in pan and spread with a knife.

Bake at 350 F. for 60 minutes. As cake bakes, cheese filling sinks to


To Prepare the icing:

Beat together the milk , pudding and powdered sugar . Fold in cool Whip and

spread on cooled cake.

Refrigerate for 6-8 hours before serving.

Crockpot Chili

 Crockpot Chili

2 lb. hamburger

1 lb. pork sausage

1 29 oz. can tomato sauce

1 29 oz. can kidney beans (with liquid)

1 medium onion

1 stalk celery

2 garlic cloves

1 can chicken broth

1 can beef broth

1 can diced tomatoes with chilies

2 cans died tomatoes

1 can tomato paste

2 t. garlic powder

2 t. onion powder

2 t. red pepper

2 T. cumin

5 T. chili powder

1 1/2 t. black pepper

2 t. salt

1 1/2 t. cajun seasoning or cayenne pepper

1 pkg. chili starter

1/2 C. flour

1 t. paprika

1 T. dry mustard

2 T. sugar

1 T. hot sauce

Brown the meats and drain. Combine with all ingredients in crock pot and cook

on low 8-10 hours.

Lamb Stew With Herb Dumplings

Lamb Stew With Herb Dumplings


•2 pounds lamb stew meat, or beef

•1/2 cup flour

•3 tablespoons vegetable oil

•1 1/2 cups chopped onion

•2 carrots, chopped in large pieces

•4 potatoes, diced

•2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped, or 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes

•1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

•1 bunch fresh mixed herbs, tied with a string (thyme, rosemary, chives, parsley)

•2 1/2 cups beef broth

•Herb Dumplings:

•2 cups biscuit baking mix

•2/3 cup milk

•1/2 to 1 teaspoon mixed dried herbs or parsley


Coat meat in flour, then brown in oil in a skillet. Add onions and saut�. Place browned meat, onions and vegetables in large cooking pot. Add garlic powder. Place the bundle of herbs in middle of mixture. Cover with broth and cook 2 hours over low heat. While stew is cooking, make dumplings. Salt and pepper to taste. Make dumplings and add 20 minutes before stew is done. See below.


Mix dry ingredients with milk and herbs just until moistened. Drop onto boiling stew (do not drip into the liquid - drop onto vegetables or meat) and gently simmer for 10 minutes. Cover and simmer 10 minutes longer.

Serves 6