So, k had a great idea! Let’s post some of k’s favorite recipes that I make, so that others can enjoy these super simple dinners and treats too! Good job, k! After every new dinner I make, I ask k if it’s a “keeper,” meaning, do we keep this recipe in rotation or get rid of it because it’s poo. K always says “keeper.” So, that’s where the blog title, K’s Keepers, comes from. I’m hoping to make this a recurring post, featuring some of k’s favorites.
I took a few pictures last night while cooking, but only of the finished (and almost gone) product. Nothing of the prep, how-t0, or anything in between. These recipes are super simple (that’s the only way I cook, people) but if you have a question, let me know!
Crockpot Mac ‘n Cheese
(Makes 6 – 8 servings)
8 oz. Dry Wheat Elbow Macaroni, cooked (I used Penne because that’s what I had)
3-4 c. Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided
1 can (12 oz.) Evaporated Milk
1 1/2 c. Milk
1 tsp. Salt
Onion Powder to Taste
1 – Combine all ingredients, except 1 c. cheese, in greased crockpot. Sprinkle 1 c. cheese on top.
2 – Cover. Cook on high, 3-4 hours. Do not remove lid or stir until finished cooking.
3 – Enjoy!
(Makes 12 in Muffin Tin)
1 c. Flour
1 c. Yellow Cornmeal
2/3 c. Sugar
1 tsp. Salt
3 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 c. Milk
1/3 c. Vegetable Oil
*Can be made in cast iron skillet, muffin tins, or square baking dish. (I used a square baking dish this time because I wanted extra-thick pieces).
1 – Preheat oven to 350*.
2 – In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients with a wire whisk.
3 – Grease pan and sprinkle cornmeal, making sure all side are coated. Pour batter into pan.
4 – Bake 15 – 20 minutes, until top is golden brown. (I had to add 10 minutes due to the thickness).
5 – Enjoy!
I love, love, love cornbread! This recipe is super easy and very, very good!
Microwave Apple Crisp
4 Medium Tart Cooking Apples, peeled & sliced
2/3 c. Packed Brown Sugar
2/3 c. Quick Cooking or Old-Fashioned Oats
1/2 c. Original Bisquick Mix
3 tbsp. Butter, softened
3/4 tsp. Cinnamon
3/4 tsp. Nutmeg
1 – In an ungreased 2 qt. microwaveable casserole or 8 inch square dish, arrange apple slices, covering bottom of dish.
2 – In small bowl, stir remaining ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle over apples.
3 – Microwave uncovered on high, 7-10 minutes, until apples are tender. Serve warm.
4 – Enjoy!
I hope you’ve enjoyed the first (of many) K’s Keepers post. Let me know if you try these recipes and what you think!
Enjoy your day,