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Friday, November 27, 2009

Friday's Fave Five & Cook & Tell Friday

Fridays Fave Five is hosted by Susanne!
Go visit her blog to learn more. The point of this is to list five things that I am thankful for from this past week.
I am thankful for:
1. The little things my sweet honey does to make me feel special.
2. Getting to spend Thanksgiving with my children & my son in law's & grandchildren, my Mother, my Dad, my sisters & their families, & my 96 year old Granny!
3. Getting to take some time to sew.
4. Watching my daughter hand a homeless person a gift from her heart.
5. My home.
This "Cook & Tell" is hosted by amylouwho's blog! Every Friday she host a Friday Show & Tell. This week it can be something we cooked. So here goes:

Mushroom Casserole
4 tblsp. butter
2 tsps. flour
Make a rue with this until it is an amber color.
Add onions & garlic - according to how much you like.
Sautee together.
Add heavy cream (approx. 2 cups)
Add 2 cups of sliced mushrooms
Sprinkle with cayenne pepper and garlic powder to taste.
Add 1 cup of chopped broccoil (thawed or frozen)
Add 1 quart of chicken broth and cook until all is heated through.
Add 1 cup of shredded Monterey Jack cheese and 1 cup of shredded Cheddar Cheese
Heat until cheeses are melted.
Turn heat off.
Add 2 cups of white rice (precooked and drained)
Transfer into baking dish. Top with shredded cheese. Bake 425 degrees for 20 minutes.
This is so delicious and so easy. I saw this on a cooking show and could not wait until I could try it. We loved it. I hope you enjoy!

15 comments:

Mildred said...

It sounds delicious and Nalley loves mushrooms especially! Thanks!

beth said...

looks yummy! I love mushrooms!! I'll have to try this soon! thanks for the recipe!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Oh wow Valerie, this looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing.

Needled Mom said...

Sounds delicious, Val, and looks great too.

SueWis said...

Yum, I love mushrooms! Sounds delicious. :)

Allie said...

It looks GREAT in the picture but I don't like mushrooms!

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

THinking I have to try that mushroom casserole. My family loves mushrooms.

Brenda said...

Wow, thats an amazing looking casserole! And it sounds like a great week :)

Love Bears All Things said...

I enjoyed reading your list. I posted one too.
The casserole looks good.
I'm glad you were able to have family around during the Holidays.
Mama Bear

Susanne said...

What a nice, heartwarming list!

It's a special thing when one's family is together and it includes your 96 year old grandma. What a blessing!

#4 was really nice. Nothing better than watching your child reach out to someone from her heart!

Thanks for joining us. I really enjoyed your reading your five!

Willow said...

Sweet FFFs. You are so blessed to have your granny with you!

KQuiltyBee said...

Thanks for sharing--I love the pics of your granny sewing!

Alice Grace said...

That is a great looking casserole! I haven't heard about this one! Love your favorite things!

Sara said...

Yummy! I am going to have to try that.

Sherry said...

Looks good! I don't think my kids will eat it though. Maybe some night for the grown ups.

Sherry