MagPad Dinner Table

MagPad Dinner Table

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Homemade Taco Seasoning

(makes about 3 Tablespoons)
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon black pepper

Mix all ingredients together. Store in an airtight container until ready to use. you can easily double this recipe to make more.

When you are ready to use use your Homemade Taco Seasoning, use about 2 tablespoons per 1 pound of meat. Feel free to add more or use less.

Brown your beef then drain off fat. Sprinkle seasoning evenly over meat and add 1/3 cup of water, mix in. Simmer until water is adsorbed.

I got this from Julie Steinbrink's Facebook page.  She always posts lots of recipes on her Facebook page is is always encouraging everyone to follow her.  

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Halloween Pretzles

Another fun Halloween treat idea from Family Fun Magazine.  

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Goofy Green Monsters!

You won't believe how easy it is to make these goofy green monsters!
1. Start with purchased vanilla pudding cups or homemade pudding divided into small dishes.
2. Use melted chocolate and a small paintbrush to paint monster faces on the inside of clear plastic cups.
3. Refrigerate until chocolate is hardened.
4. Add green food coloring to vanilla-flavor pudding.
5. Pour into prepared cups, top with crushed chocolate sandwich cookies, and refrigerate at least one hour.

I found this recipe on my Facebook wall. It looks like it comes from Parents magazine.   Someone in the FB comments said this:  "You could also use a permanent maker on outside of cup to draw the faces. I know it's not as crafty, but would work."  Another idea for a breakfast treat would be to use vanilla yogurt, add green food coloring, and put granola on top.