Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Jamie's Week Night Secrets:

My best friend Jamie is truly a modern woman! She works hard by day (always looking gorgeous as she runs around the city in high heels and dresses to important meetings) and prepares a beautiful meal by night for her loving husband.  How she does it? I have no idea but she did share a few of her best recipes with me and they are amazing.

Like Jamie, the meals are classic with a modern twist and are always reliable. (What more could you ask for from a meal or friend?)

Lipton's Onion Soup Meatloaf (with or without the peppers): this beats any meatloaf recipe I've tried.  For those of you who turn up their nose to the sound of meatloaf, give it a try. If you like burgers (veggie, turkey, or beef burgers), you'll like meatloaf.  Also, a fun addition, cover the meatloaf with a bit of brown sugar-it'll caramelize on top and it's amazing.  You can also use ketchup.

Baked Fried Chicken: Jamie's trick: Marinate the chicken in fat free katalina dressing.  It makes the world of a difference.  Dip the chicken in bread crumbs and bake at 350 for about 30 minutes (until done)

And don't forget about the old school side: Green Bean Casserole. (Be sure to use low fat cream of mushroom soup or low fat broccoli cheddar and skim milk).

Thanks for sharing your secrets Jame!!

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