Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Some of my favorite recipes

I just tried this recipe the other night and it's delicious! The whole family loved it. I got the recipe from a Gooseberry Patch cookbook.

Farmhouse Pot Roast
3-4 lb chuck roast
4 oz can mushrooms,drained(I chop these up)
8 potatoes,cubed or(I use whole small potatoes)
1/2 lb baby carrots
3 stalks celery,chopped
14 1/2 oz can beef broth
26 oz can cream mushroom soup
First I rub salt pepper and garlic powder on roast.Place in a slow cooker; top with vegetables. In a medium bowl,combine water,soup and broth,pour over roast. Cover and cook on low setting 6-8 hours,until roast is very tender. Makes 6 servings.
Gravy- pour 2-3 cups of juices into saucepan.I also add salt and pepper. Add 1 cup milk mixed with 1 T corn starch and bring to boil until thick.
Serve this meal with noodles and good bread or roll.Pure comfort food!

Kyle's Mushroom Chicken
6-8 boneless chicken breasts
season salt
1 quart whipping cream
1 chopped onion
1/2 lb fresh mushrooms,diced
2 sticks butter
1 1/2c olive oil
Cook onion&mushrooms in 1 stick butter and 1/2 cup olive oil until tender.Season chicken with season salt. Cook chicken in 1 cup olive oil and 1 stick butter until done.Put cream in with the chicken and add onion & mushroom mixture and mix until it is combined.Let simmer 20-30 minutes or when starts to thicken.This is delicious with mashed potatoes.

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