Drive Through Note

Drive Through Note

We wanted to make sure you had this handy note when you SPREAD JOY in the Drive Through!

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When Is The Best Time To Buy Your Thanksgiving Turkey?

When Is The Best Time To Buy Your Thanksgiving Turkey?

When do you buy your turkey?
Depending on their size, turkeys can take anywhere from two to eight days to defrost in the refrigerator, so you want to be sure to buy them at least that far in advance, if not sooner. How to plan the rest of your Thanksgiving shopping will depend on your schedule throughout the month of November. Buy dry goods (like stuffing mix and flour), canned goods (such as broth or canned green beans) and other non-perishable items whenever you have a chance and spot a good price at your local grocery store. Fresh items, like vegetables and herbs, should be purchased the week of Thanksgiving.

Nacho Bake

Nacho Bake

I saw an idea on Pinterest for a way to have Nachos in one big casserole and I thought I’d give it my own twist and try it out on my family. WOW! It was delicious. You can make your own, too. And get this! It can feed your family for about $10!

1 (12 oz) bag tortilla chips
½ cup melted butter
1 pound lean ground beef
1 envelope taco seasoning
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded pepper-jack cheese
1 jar (16 oz) picante sauce

(optional)
1 small can sliced black olives, drained
chopped jalapenos
green chilies
chopped tomatoes

Heat oven to 375 degrees

  • Put tortilla chips in a blender and pulse into fine crumbs
  • Melt butter and mix in chip crumbs
  • Press into the bottom of a 13 x 9 baking dish.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown. Set aside.
  • Cook taco meat per seasoning packet directions.
  • Add picante sauce.
  • Mix the two cheeses together.
  • Stir ½ into the meat mixture.
  • (this is where you would stir in any other nacho favorites like olives or jalapenos or whatever)
  • Scrape entire mixture into the prepared crust.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheeses over the top.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until cheese is melty and golden

I used my ADVANTIUM Oven from Gerrit’s Appliance! It’s the perfect size and I LOVE that I can microwave AND bake in it! Check them out here! 

 

For ALL my Cookin With Brook recipes, click here! 

 

Vegetable Product Recall : listeria fear

Vegetable Product Recall : listeria fear

Check your refrigerator. There’s a voluntary recall of multiple products sold at Walmart, Trader Joe’s, Kroger and Whole Foods! More than 100 vegetable products are suspect for possible Listeria contamination. 

At least two new products appear to have been sold under Amazon Go. It follows a recall of 140 products last week affecting multiple retailers.

Click for the list of products.

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