Route 40

Elementary School

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Cooking with Students

1lb ground beef or ground turkey
1 head chopped lettuce
1 chopped tomato
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 finely chopped red onion
1 package taco seasoning
1(16 ounce) bottle Catalina dressing
1(12 1/2 ounce) bag Doritos or tortilla chips
Brown ground meat until cooked. Add taco seasoning and water as per taco package instructions.
Mix ground meat and all other ingredients in large bowl. Mix in crumbled chips and serve.
This may also be served cold, wait until ready to serve before adding the chips as the will get soggy.
1/2 cup all-purpose flour, plus 2 Tbsp
1/2 cup old fashioned oats (not instant)
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 pinch salt
3 tablespoons light stick butter, diced
1 teaspoon water
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 pinch ground cloves
3 lbs golden delicious apples or 3 lbs jonathan apples, peeled and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 375°F Spray a shallow 1-1/2 quart baking dish with nonstick spray.
To make the topping, combine the 1/2 cup flour, the oats, brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon, and salt in a medium bowl. With a pastry blender or 2 knives used scissor-fashion, cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the water and firmly press mixture to form clumps.
To make the filling, mix the granulated sugar, the 2 tablespoons flour, the nutmeg, and cloves in a large bowl. Add the apples and vanilla; mix well. Transfer to the baking dish. Sprinkle the topping over the filling. Bake until the filling is bubbling and the topping is golden, 55 – 60 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Classic French Toast
4 large eggs
1 cup milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
dash of nutmeg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 thick slices bread
Preheat griddle to 350 degrees F or or heat a skillet over medium heat. Grease well with butter.
Add all ingredients, except the bread, to a blender or to a shallow dish and whisk well to combine.
Dip bread slices into the egg mixture, dredging them well on both sides, and place on hot, greased griddle or skillet.
Cook for a few minutes, until the bottom of the breads starts to get golden brown. Flip and cook on the other side the same.
5. Serve warm, with syrup and a sprinkle of powdered sugar.