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Full Plate Thursday 10-30-14

Full Plate Thursday Where The Greatest Cooks On The Planet Gather
Only treats here this week, we are getting ready for all the little spooks and monsters that will be stopping by the cottage. It is such a fun time with the little ones and giving out the treats and watching their little faces. As we begin to look forward to the holidays, I am sharing a new Apple Sausage Breakfast Bake with you today. I sure am glad to see you today and can't wait to see what you are treating us with today.

Apple Sausage Breakfast Bake

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Spicy Apple Butter

My husband just loves Apple Butter, every year when we pick up the apples from the farmers market, the first thing he say's is when are you making the Apple Butter? We recently made our Apple Butter for the season and will give some of it as holiday gifts. This Apple Butter is very spicy with a little kick that we just love and yet it still has the familiar flavors of the old fashioned Apple Butter. It is best with butter and hot biscuits, but we have it with everything.

Spicy Apple Butter


Spicy Apple Butter Miz Helen's Kitchen 4 8oz. Jars 8 pounds apples, peeled, cored and cut into quarters. 1 1/2 cup s brown sugar 3/4 cup honey 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1 tablespoon salt 1/8 to taste Cayenne Pepper 2 lemons, juice and zest Directions In a large stockpot, place the quartered apples, vinegar and about 2 cups water. Pour enough water to cover the apples. Bring the apples to a boil…


Chicken Enchilada Soup

I was talking to an old friend the other and she said, do you still have that Chicken Enchilada Soup recipe that you used to make for our fellowship group? I told her I hadn't made it in a long time but after I found the recipe and remembered how good it was, guess what I made a big pot of the soup. This Chicken Enchilada Soup is full of flavor and very easy to put together. It is a great recipe for any event or a family dinner. I sent my friend the recipe and thought that my readers might enjoy the recipe as much as we have through the years.

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Chicken Enchilada Soup Miz Helen's Kitchen Ingredients 3 cups cooked chicken, chopped 2 cups whole kernel corn 2 cups cooked pinto beans 1 large yellow onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups canned diced tomatoes 4 cups chicken broth 2 cups red enchilada sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon oregano 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper salt and pepper to taste Garn…


Whats For Dinner Next Week 10-24-14

Carving the pumpkins, getting the trick or treat bags ready for all the little callers that we will have this week, the cottage is all a buzz. We had a very successful garage sale last weekend and this week we have put the final touches on our fall cleaning. One of the things I do in the fall is get my pantry ready for the holiday baking season and make sure that I have lots of staples on hand for the bad weather days. Have you been getting ready for the little visitors that will be coming around at the end of the week? Give me some ideas as to what you will be doing for the cute little monsters.


Sunday Old Fashioned Meatloaf
Crock Pot Au Gratin Potatoes
Brussells Sprouts Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
Pear Pie Pocket

Monday
From Left Over Meatloaf
Meatloaf Sandwiches
Spicy Oven Baked Potatoes
Left Over
Pear Pocket
Tuesday Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce
Mexican Salad
Butternut Custard

Wednesday Cheeseburger Casserole

Mixed Green Salad
Herb Garlic Bread


Apple Blueberry Crumb Pie


Th…


Full Plate Thursday 10-23-14

Full Plate Thursday Where The Greatest Cooks On The Planet Gather
Hello, it is sure good to see you today, it is a beautiful fall day here and we are looking forward to having our fun event out by the gardens. Have you noticed how good the pumpkins are this year, the meat is so sweet. I have really had fun creating some roasted pumpkin dishes, one of my new pumpkin dishes is Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce which I am sharing with you today. I can't wait to see what you are sharing with all of us, because you really are the GREATEST COOKS ON THE PLANET!
Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce

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Apple Sausage Breakfast Bake

Our friends and family just love to come to the cottage to enjoy the beautiful country side and the lake. When we have house guest I like to have a really nice breakfast casserole or serve a nice simple brunch that allows me to spend time with my guest. Apple Sausage Breakfast Bake is a wonderful combination of sage flavored sausage and the tartest of a granny smith apple, that is paired with a custard soaked french bread, it is delicious. This is a new breakfast bake that I will be serving my guest this holiday season and I think they are gong to really enjoy it and hope you will too.


Apple Sausage Breakfast Bake Miz Helen's Kitchen Ingredients 1 pound sage sausage 1 loaf day old french bread 3 Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cored, chopped 6 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups half and half or whole milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon all spice 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded Directions In a hot skillet brown th…


Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce

The pumpkins have been so pretty this fall and delicious, maybe because we have had cooler weather, the meat of the pumpkin has been very sweet. I developed two new recipes for roasted pumpkin this fall Roasted Southwest Pumpkin Stew and these fabulous Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas. These Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas are just full of flavor with a wonderful Pumpkin Sauce to finish them. When I was making them my thought was that maybe we would have some left and freeze some for latter, well that didn't happen, we only had enough left for one lunch the next day, we loved these enchiladas and sure hope you do to!

Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce

Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce Miz Helen's Kitchen Ingredients
4 cups Roasted Pumpkin, chopped
1 cup black beans
1 cup whole Kernel Corn
1 yellow onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
1/2 cup green chilies
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Dash Cayenne P…