Buttermilk Chicken and Corn Flake Baked Casserole

Buttermilk Chicken and Corn Flake Baked Casserole

Serves 4



1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 cup each of carrots, celery, and onion, all diced

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

2 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/4 cup orange juice

1 cup chicken broth

1/2 cup frozen peas

1/4 cup buttermilk

2 cups corn flakes cereal

2 tablespoons butter, melted



Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat

Add chicken and sauté until lightly browned, 7-9 minutes, remove from pan and set aside

Stir carrots, celery, onion, and salt into hot skillet

Cover the skillet, and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, 8 to 10 minutes

Stir Cajun seasoning into vegetables

Sprinkle flour over vegetable mixture in the skillet; cook and stir about 1 minute

Gradually stir orange juice and broth into vegetable mixture; bring to a boil

Stir chicken and peas, into broth mixture; remove from heat

Stir in buttermilk, and then pour mixture into a baking dish

Top with corn flakes and melted butter

Bake for 8-10 minutes until corn flakes are golden and casserole is bubbling

Let rest 5 minutes before serving

French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole

1/2 cup butter, melted

1 cup brown sugar

1 loaf of thickly sliced bread

4 eggs

1 1/2 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

Powdered sugar for sprinkling

Cinnamon for sprinkling

Melt butter then stir in brown sugar until mixed well

Evenly coat the bottom of a 9×13 baking pan with the mixture

Beat eggs, milk and vanilla together in a bowl

Lay a single layer of bread in pan

Spoon 1/2 of egg mixture on bread layer

Sprinkle cinnamon over bread

Add 2nd layer of sliced bread

Spoon remaining egg mixture on bread

Cover and place in fridge overnight

Bake at 350 for 45 minutes (covered for the first 30 minutes)

Sprinkle with powdered sugar & cinnamon

Serve with warm maple syrup



We enjoyed ours with a side of Skillet Fried Potatoes.

This was even better the following day!

Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Crescent Ring

Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Crescent Ring

2 cans Crescent Rolls

8 oz softened Cream Cheese

21 oz Apple Pie Filling

1/4 cup Caramel Sauce

1/2 cup Sugar

1 tsp Vanilla

1 cup Powdered Sugar

1 tbsp Milk, more if needed

Preheat oven to 350

Beat cream cheese with sugar and vanilla until fluffy

Unroll crescent dough and separate

On a pizza pan place triangles overlapping with long pointed ends outward

There should be about a 6″ circle left in the middle of the pan

Spread apples over the lapped dough area

Drizzle caramel sauce over apples

Spread dollops of cream cheese mixture over the apple filling

Fold pointed ends of crescents over the filling and pinch into lapped dough to seal

Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown

Mix Powdered sugar and milk until smooth glaze forms

Drizzle glaze over ring

Creamy Carbonara

Creamy Carbonara

8 ounces spaghetti

6 oz ham, chopped

1/2 cup onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 cups half and half

2 large egg yolks

1 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese freshly grated, plus more for garnish

1 tsp pepper freshly ground

4 tbsp basil chopped

In a large pot of salted boiling water, add pasta and cook according to package instructions

Drain and set aside

Add ham to a large skillet and sauté over medium-low heat until crisp, about 5-8 minutes

Transfer ham to a bowl and set aside

Add half and half to the skillet and bring to a simmer

Whisk the egg yolks into the half and half

Whisk in the Parmesan cheese

Stir in the black pepper

Add the cooked spaghetti, ham and basil to the skillet and toss well to combine 

Garnish with more Parmesan cheese if desired and serve immediately

You can also use bacon instead of ham in this dish

Bruschetta topped Naan Bread

Bruschetta topped Naan Bread

Naan Bread

Goat Cheese, crumbled

Tomatoes, chopped

Basil

Balsamic Glaze

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Lay Naan Bread on a baking sheet

Bake for about 5-8 minutes

Remove from oven and top with goat cheese and tomatoes

Bake for another 5-8 minutes

Remove from oven and top with basil and balsamic gaze

Enjoy!