Copycat Kraft Macaroni and Cheese

This recipe is the equivalent of a single, small, 12 oz. box of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. They make another version of the powdered cheese called Big Daddy Mac. It would probably work with about 4T instead of 6T. INGREDIENTS: 1.5 Cups Elbow Macaroni 6T Hoosier Hill Farm Gourmet Cheddar Cheese Powder (I bought 1… Continue reading Copycat Kraft Macaroni and Cheese

Jalapeño Popper Dip – Kaitlyn’s

NOTES: This recipe contains a lot of dairy so it is hard to make it overly spicy. You can add chili powder to increase spiciness. You can also add parmesan cheese to complement the umami of the bacon bits. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 small jar of diced pickled jalapeños (taste prior to half jar could be spicy) 8oz cream… Continue reading Jalapeño Popper Dip – Kaitlyn’s

Smoked Queso

INGREDIENTS: 32 oz. Kraft Original Velveeta Cheese 8 oz. Pepper Jack Cheese 8 oz. Shredded Mozzarella 1 onion (chopped) 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic 1 10 oz. can Rotel Original Diced Tomatoes And Green Chilies 1 lb. browned breakfast sausage (or hamburger) 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder Alternative Ingredients for a Thinner Queso:… Continue reading Smoked Queso

Refried Beans – Pressure Cooker – Alternate

In my original recipe, I added the fat to the second cook then drained the beans (and most of the fat) then adding back some of the liquid to help smooth out the beans. In this recipe, I reserve the fat until the mixing process. This isn’t healthier but it should taste better. This recipe… Continue reading Refried Beans – Pressure Cooker – Alternate

Spanish Rice (Sopa de arroz)

Note:. Serving size is 1 cup of cooked rice per person.  Volume of uncooked rice plus volume of added water equals final volume. So 2 cups of uncooked rice plus 3 cups of water yields 5 cups of cooked rice and serves 5 people. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups rice or vermicelli 3 tbsp Knorr Sopa de Tomate 3 cups water Green and… Continue reading Spanish Rice (Sopa de arroz)