Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Pulled Pork Shepherds Pie

A great way to use leftover pulled pork. Recently Honey and I cooked a large pork roast because it needed cooked. I had several ideas in mind of ways to use it but after a few dishes when my ideas ran out I googled leftover pulled pork and came up with a couple of new dishes.

Here is the first one I tried and it was delicious!

Pulled Pork Shepherds Pie


about 2 cups pulled pork, precooked and shredded or chopped into bite size pieces
enough barbecue sauce to make good and saucy
enough butter beans to cover meat, slightly cooked (can substitute for green peas)
enough frozen corn to cover beans
1 pkg Idaho Home-style Instant Potatoes
enough grated cheddar cheese to cover well


Preheat oven to 350F.
Use a 2 quart baking dish sprayed with cooking spray to make clean up easier.
Add enough barbecue sauce to your pulled pork to make good and sauce then cover the bottom of your casserole dish well.
Sprinkle drained butter beans on top of the pork, sprinkle frozen corn over beans.
Prepare the mashed potatoes by package directions.
Spread the mashed potatoes on top of the frozen veggies.
Top with the grated cheese.
Bake in the oven for 45-60 minutes. The cheese should be starting to brown and some bbq sauce should be bubbling up the sides.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Daddy's Birthday Coconut Cake

My dad loves Coconut Cake and as much as I bake I could never find a coconut cake recipe (that I was willing to make) that he bragged on.  For his birthday which happened to be the day before Easter I tried this recipe and was told it was the best one I have ever made. From now on this is my go to Coconut Cake recipe!

 Daddy's Coconut Cake


  • 1 box White cake mix
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • ¼ c Vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 8 ½ oz can Cream of Coconut
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 T milk
  • 16 oz. Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 bags Fresh Frozen Coconut


  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Use 2 9” pans that have been greased and floured.
  3. Bake approximately 30 minutes at 350°F.
  4. Cool completely.
  1. Mix all ingredients in a mixer except fresh coconut.
  2. Frost cake.
  3. Press coconut into sides and top of cake.
  4. Refrigerate

Note: You can make a few days ahead of time and freeze. Take it out to thaw at least 4 hours before you are ready to serve. You can also double recipe for a three layer cake.

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Saturday, March 19, 2016

Gluten Free Fast and Easy Corn Casserole

Gluten Free Fast and Easy Corn Casserole 

1 cup frozen corn kernels
1 small package of fresh frozen cream corn (about 2 cups)
1 7-ounce pkg Martha White gf sweet yellow corn bread mix
3/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup sour cream

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients well and pour in a greased 9x9 pan. Bake for 1 hour. Casserole should be brown and firm. 

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Monday, February 29, 2016

Broiled Sweet Potatoes

Broiled Sweet Potatoes and Onion


For the Cinnamon Honey Butter:

3 tablespoons butter, softened at room temperature
2 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For the Potatoes:

2 large sweet potatoes
drizzle with sugar free maple syrup 
salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

For the Onions:

1 large Vadilla Onion
Microwave for 1 minute
drizzle with sugar free maple syrup 
salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste


Preheat oven to broil with rack on second notch, about seven inches from element. Whip together the butter, honey and cinnamon; taste and adjust; set aside. Puncture potatoes in several places with the tip of a knife and microwave for 6 to 8 minutes, or until cooked through and tender.

Carefully remove and split the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise when cool enough to handle. Cut deep into sweet potato but without cutting completely through, making crosswise cuts.

Peel and slice the onion into thick slices

Brush cut sides of sweet potato generously with the cinnamon butter, drizzle each with syrup and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Do the same to the onion, only one side is necessary. Place both under broiler, cut side up, for about 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned and sugars begin to caramelize, keeping a constant eye on them. Brush with remaining cinnamon butter and serve.

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