Saturday, May 31, 2014

Rancho Baked Beans

I have never tested beans that were as good as these!!!I got them from my wonderful neighbor Betty, and I can't thank her enough! My family and I couldn't stop eating them, and there are pretty simple to make as well!!!


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion ( 1 onion)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup of ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 (1lb) cans pork and beans
  • 1 (1lb) can kidney beans, Drained

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Brown ground beef and onion

  • Drain excess fat
  • Add seasonings and beans, blending well

  • Bake uncovered for 30 minutes

  • Enjoy with some cornbread! 

Friday, May 23, 2014

Zesty Italian Vegetable Chicken

My family and me LOVE chicken! And I love vegetables so this recipe is one of my favorites. Its really simple because you just throw every thing together, bake it, and it tastes and smells wonderfully!


  • Package of Chicken tenderloins
  • 1 bunch of green beans, chopped
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4-6 medium carrots, chopped
  • Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • Salt, pepper, and any seasonings(oregano, parsley,rosemary) to taste
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • After washing chicken place in a baking dish 
  • Place chopped carrots throughout the dish and on chicken
  • Then place green beans on top 
  • Sprinkle onions throughout the dish
  • Sprinkle garlic over dish
  • Pour Italian dressing evenly on dish (using about 3/4 of bottle)
  • Season with salt an pepper( and other seasonings)
  • Cover with aluminum foil
  • Bake for 1 hour
  • Let cool and enjoy it with some mashed potatoes!