Thursday, August 19, 2010

Kyle's Bake Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs


5 Skinless chicken thighs
1/2 cup of honey
1/2 of honey mustard
1 teaspoon of basil
1 teaspoon of paprika
1 teaspoon of parsley
1 teaspoon garlic salt


1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Brown chicken thighs with butter for 15' in a large skillet. Place in a greased baking dish.
3. In a medium bowl, mix honey, honey mustard and spices.
4. Use half of the honey mustard mixture to cover chicken. Bake for 25'.
5. Turn over chicken, add remaining mixture and cook for an additional 25'.

Serve with scallop cheesy potatoes.

P.s. Ask Jess to assist with kitchen cleanup duties!

Green Stuffed Peppers


3 Green peppers
1 pound of ground beef
1/2 chopped onion
1/2 cup shredded cheese
1/2 cup of tomato sauce (vodka flavor)
Salt & pepper to taste


1. Cut off top of green peppers and remove the seeds. Boil peppers for 5 min and set aside.
2. Preheat oven to 350F.
3. Brown ground beef with chopped onion. Add 1/2 cup of tomato sauce, salt and pepper.
4. Stuff each of the peppers and top with shredded cheese.
5. Place peppers open side up in a glass pan with half cup of water to prevent from drying.
6. Bake for 30'.

Walnut Zucchini Bread

Ingredients: Makes 2 loaves of bread

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3 large eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups white sugar
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups shredded zucchini
1 cup chopped walnuts


1. Preheat oven to 325F. Grease 2 pans of roughly 8x4.
2. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl.
3. Beat eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla extract in a medium bowl. Add ingredients to flour mix.
4. Shred 2 large zucchinis, or enough to make 2 cups and add to mixture. Add walnuts. Mix well.
5. Pour half of the mixture into one pan and leave half for the other pan.
6. Bake for 45' to 60' depending on oven.

P.s. The zucchinis from my parents' garden would make enough bread to feed the entire community! I used a single zucchini (over a foot long) to make these two loaves!