Sunday, July 23, 2017

face oil cleanser

face oil cleanser
makes 1 cup

3/4 cup castor oil
1/4 cup grape seed or olive oil
30 drops bergamot essential oil
30 drops lavender essential oil
  1. Mix together
  2. Store in a cool, dark place
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Saturday, July 22, 2017

peanut butter pie

peanut butter pie
makes 2 pies (16 servings)

1-8 oz package cream cheese, room temperature
1 jar peanut butter
1 cup powdered sugar
16 oz heavy cream
2-9 inch graham cracker crusts
Whipped cream
Chocolate and/or peanut butter chips

  1. Cream peanut butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth.
  2. Whip heavy cream until light and fluffy.
  3. Fold whipped cream into peanut butter mixture.
  4. Refrigerate overnight.
  5. Serve with more whipped cream and peanut butter chocolate chips.
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

lasagna (oven)

(makes 1 colossal deep pan or 2 9x13 pans)

1 pound Italian sausage
1 pound ground beef
40 oz spaghetti sauce
12 lasagna noodles
4 tablespoons parsley, chopped
16 oz ricotta cheese
1 egg
12 oz mozzarella cheese (shredded or sliced)
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 375 (if cooking right away)
  2. Brown sausage and ground beef in pan until done.
  3. Meanwhile, boil water and cook pasta.
  4. Add spaghetti sauce and heat through.
  5. Mix parsley, ricotta, and egg until well combined.
  6. To assemble, spread 1 1/2 cups meat sauce in bottom of pan.  Arrange 6 noodles on top of meat sauce, and top with half of ricotta mixture. Top with 1/3 mozzarella cheese and 1/3 Parmesan cheese.  Repeat layers and top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  7. Spray foil with non-stick spray and cover lasagna.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes with foil on and 30 minutes without foil.
  9. Cool for 15 minutes before serving.
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