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Grocery Spending

Food Only

Oct 2010 - $231.39

Nov 2010 - $998.22

Dec 2010 - $340.29

Jan 2011 - $855.15

Feb 2011 - $203.17

Mar 2011 - $916.52

Monthly Average $590.79

Weekly Average $137.85
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Monday, June 15, 2009

Two yummy recipies

This past Saturday we hosted some friends for dinner. I tried a couple of new recipes, something you really shouldn't do for company, but this time it worked out great. I was looking for quick and easy. Both I prepared earlier in the day and fridged them until I needed them.

Mexican Corn Dip
2 cans fiesta corn, drained
1 can black olives
1 can green chilies
1 C mayonnaise
2 C Mexican cheese (I used cheddar)

Mix ingredients together and bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips.

This dip is so good you'll have to use a lot of self control to keep from eating it before your guests arrive!

Maple Baked Beans
2 cans (16 oz. each) pork & beans
1/2 C ketchup
1/2 C maple syrup
dash ground cinnamon

Combine ingredients in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 15-20 minutes or until mixture reaches desired thickness, stirring every 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

This recipe is great because it doesn't heat up the kitchen. I used 3 cans of beans and adjusted everything else up. This quantity filled a 9 x 13 pan.

1 comment:

  1. Today is "Mexican Monday" in our house...but we just got back from vacation and well, the pantry isn't stocked as it should be. I think I might have to push this until tomorrow - thanks for sharing!!!