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Chili Topped Baked Potatoes (recipe)


Doing my Discover Fabulous duty this morning – searching for a great recipe to share with my fans… I ran across THIS YUMMO little gem! I can’t wait to get to the store to pick out some beautiful potatoes for his hearty meal.  Pair it with a green salad and “dinner is done!”

Let me know if you try it and how it turns out for you!

Chili Topped Baked Potatoes (Courtesy of Southern Living)

Ingredients

  • 1  pound  ground chuck
  • 1  onion, chopped
  • 1  (16-ounce) can pinto beans, undrained
  • 1  (15 1/4-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1  (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1  (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
  • 1  (1 1/4-ounce) envelope taco seasoning mix
  • 1  (1-ounce) envelope Ranch-style dressing mix
  • 2  cups  water
  • 4  large baking potatoes
  • Toppings: shredded Cheddar cheese, sour cream, chopped green onions

Preparation

Cook ground beef and onion in a Dutch oven or deep skillet –  stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain and return to pan. Stir in pinto beans and next 6 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes.

Scrub potatoes; prick several times with a fork.

Microwave potatoes 1 inch apart on paper towels at HIGH 14 minutes or until done, turning and rearranging after 5 minutes. Let stand 2 minutes. Split potatoes, and top evenly with chili. Serve with desired toppings.

NOTE: If you like less chili on your potato, freeze half of mixture up to 3 months. Thaw in refrigerator, and microwave at HIGH, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.

Southern Living, NOVEMBER 1998

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Congratulations to Brittany Todd!!


Congratulations to Brittany Todd – she’s the winner of our latest Discover Fabulous fan appreciation contest!! Thanks to all the Discover Fabulous fans for entering and as a consolation prize -please take 15% off today in the 2Raymond Design Co store!! (Use code FANS2011 at checkout)

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Rustic Apple Crisp (Recipe)


So I’ve been following IceMilkAprons blog called “Preserves” and she posted a new recipe a few days ago for RUSTIC APPLE CRISP. Well you KNOW I had to try it out and WHOA!! It was YUMMY!  Very easy and it called for the most simple – wholesome ingredients! When I make it again I will probably run the whole oats through the food processor for a few seconds just because I prefer a smoother “crisp” but either way its WAY FABULOUS!! Here is the recipe and a few pictures of the process!

 

 

 

Rustic Apple Crisp

Toss together the following ingredients in a lovely mixing bowl. This will be the inside of your cobbler. Spray a glass baking dish & fill with the below:
6 small granny smith apples, in thin slices.
4 TBSP flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
Sprinkling of salt

Mix the following ingredients together for the crumbly topping to pile atop the apple mixture:
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
6 TBSP salted butter in pats
2/3 cups oats
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg

Bake in oven at 350F degrees for 30-40 minutes. Serve with whipped cream or scoop of vanilla bean ice cream. Top with caramel sauce for even more oooh’s & aaaah’s.

The perfect drizzle
Ingredients you will be happy to serve your family 🙂

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What’s Cookin’?? (contest)


Okay Discover Fabulous Fans! Here is your weekend challenge to win a set of FREE vintage inspired recipe cards from Ice Milk Aprons!!  (Check out the Ice Milk Aprons site for more info on these fabulous recipe cards http://www.icemilkaprons.com/Blank_Recipe_Cards.html)

The contest is hosted by Discover Fabulous and the winner will receive their recipe card set based on the Ice Milk Aprons shipping schedule. I will have the set shipped directly to the winner from Ice Milk Aprons)

CHALLENGE!!

On this blog post- as a comment – please give us your MOST FABULOUS RECIPE! It can be an everyday dish, dessert, holiday inspired, beverage, or any other recipe that you love! You must list ingredients and directions just like a real recipe. (no links please) The contest will run through noon on Monday, December 20, 2010. All entries at that time will be entered into a drawing for the Ice Milk Aprons recipe card set – winner will be contacted via email & be announced here, on Twitter and Facebook on December 21, 2010.

Start digging in your recipe book! And good luck!!

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Aprons …so “retro-chic”


Just one of many!! (This is my fav!)

I don’t know when aprons made their “come-back” but I LIKE IT!!  Seems like more and more people are getting back to the basics, cooking, baking, home-made gifting – it’s so nice to slow-down and enjoy the simple things that our mothers and grandmothers did.

 In the search for a MOST FABULOUS apron – I am happy to say EUREKA!! IceMilk Aprons are my personal fav! Simple but retro… looks exactly like something my Nana would have worn! Check out their site for other FABULOUS items like recipe cards, gift packages and monogramming services. Wouldn’t this be the perfect gift for those special ladies on your list? www.icemilkaprons.com

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