Wednesday, August 4, 2010

zucchini bread

I've made a lot of these loaves lately-- four are in the oven as I type. We had it a lot growing up. It's yummy and easy, and the kids love it.

Zucchini Bread

Preheat oven to 325

Beat 3 eggs until foamy
Add 2 cups sugar
a little more than 1/2 up oil
2 tsps vanilla
2 cups grated zucchini

In separate bowl:
3 cups flour (opt-- 1 c. whole wheat, 1 c. soy, 1 c. reg.)
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
3 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup raisins

Add two bowls together. Pour into 2 greased loaf pans. Bake 1 hour.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Sassy Hawaiian Pork Burgers

My meal exhange meal for August...a nice change from typical burgers

1 1/4- 11/2 lbs lean ground pork (the butcher at D&W offered to grind it for me)
1 8oz can water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped
1 large egg, beaten
1 bunch scallions, minced
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
6 TBSP seasoned breadcrumbs
4 TBSP teriyaki sauce
1 8oz can pineapple rings, drained

Combine the pork, water chesnuts, egg, scallions, ginger, salt, pepper, breadcrumbs, and 2 TBSP of the teriyaki sauce: mix well.

Wet your hands and form the meat mixture into 8 patties.

Cook the patties in a large skillet over medium-high heat for aobut 10 minutes per side, basting occasionally with the remaining 2 TBSP of the sauce.

Top with pineapple rings and serve on rolls.