What’s AJ’s Wife Cooking!

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For Cinco de Mayo this past Saturday, we had a plain version of Chicken Nachos!


1 can (12.5 ounces) or 1 pouch (7 ounces) premium chunk chicken breast.

1 bag (8 ounces) tortilla chips.

2 cups of shredded chesse.



Spread tortilla chips on baking sheet, topped with chicken.

Sprinkle with cheese and bake at 300-degrees in the oven for 10-minutes or until cheese is melted.

Serve with your favorite toppings, such as black beans and salsa.



6 cube steaks*
1 medium onion peeled and sliced into rings
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 can cream of celery soup
1 packet Lipton Onion Soup Mix
1/2 soup can of water
salt and pepper


Peel, slice and separate the rings of one medium sized onion.
Salt and pepper each cube steak.
Place 2 cube steaks in the bottom of your crock-pot.
Top with onions and repeat. Separating each addition of meat with onions. This will help separate them later and avoid them being one melded mass of cube steak.

In a separate bowl, add the cream of soups and water and mix it up. Pour the soup mixture over the meat..
Sprinkle the onion soup mix on top, put the lid on the crock-pot and turn it on low.
Soon your kitchen will start to smell delicious and 6-7 hours later you will have a dinner! Add a side of mashed potatoes to help enjoy the gravy an a salad or green veggie and you are ready to eat.

Note: If you like cream of mushroom soup, I’m sure you can use that as well. As for me, I’m not a fan, so I opted for a different combination.


*My wife actually used 8 steaks.



Brown pork chop on both sides in pan or skillet.

Put in corning wear dish and pour on cream of mushroom soup.

Put in oven at 300 degrees for 3 hours, check and turn it as needed.

Bake potato and add favorite ingredients.

Serve with salad or favorite vegetable.



This recipe is as simple as it gets, but it is quick and it is a crowd pleaser!

You know the ingredients, the only task is how do you prefer them for this treat.

I like my bacon cooked medium, not hard but not fatty either.

I like my lettuce cut about the size of the bread. I suppose you could option for shredded lettuce if you like.

I like my tomato medium cut, not too thin or too thick for this sandwich.

I like my toast medium cooked, not burnt.

I normally like my eggs scrambled, but for this sandwich I liked my egg fried.

I also like to add mustard and some hot sauce to my BLT on toast with egg!




1 pound of pork sausage

1 8-ounce package of sharp cheddar cheese

2 cups of Bisquick

½ cup of water


Mix ingredients together.

Roll into walnut size balls.

Bake at 350-degrees for 20-minutes.




1 egg

¾ cup milk

1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

½ cup quick-cooking oats

½ cup chopped onions

1 teaspoon salt

1 pound lean ground beef

2/3 cup ketchup

½ cup packed brown suger

1-1/2 teaspoons peppered prepared mustard



In a bowl, beat the egg and milk.

Stir in cheese, oats, onion and salt.

Add beef and mix well.

Shape into 8 loaves; place in a greased 13-inch x 9-inch x 2-inch baking dish.

Combine ketchup, brown sugar and mustard; spoon over loaves.

Bake, uncovered, at 350-degrees for 45-minutes or until the meat is no longer pink and a thermometer reads 160-degrees.

Yields 8 serving.


Hash Brown Casserole

 * 1 2-pound package of Hash Brown potatoes.

* 1 8-ounce sour cream.

* 1 can Cream of chicken soup.

* 1 package of Velveeta Shredded Cheese.

* ¼ cup chopped onion or less.

* 1 tablespoon onion powder (optional)


Mix together and pour into a 13×9 pan.


Butter and Ritz of Townhouse crackers.

Melt some butter and crunch up a sleeve of crackers.

Mix together and spread on top of hash browns.

Bake at 325-degrees for about 45-50 minutes.

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