Monday, December 28, 2015

Easy Cheesy Beef Enchiladas
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This is an easy recipe that the whole family will love! I get requests from my kids to make this all of the time!
Recipe type: Baked
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: serves 4
  • Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 lb. Natural Ground Beef
  • I small can chopped Black Olives
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 small can Green Chiles
  • 8 ounces Sharp Cheddar Cheese (grated)
  • 2 small cans enchilada sauce
  • 1 jar mild salsa
  • 1 package ( 12 count) small tortillas ( flour or corn)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Heat Olive oil in a saute pan, add chopped onions, saute until soft about 2 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef cook until brown, drain fat.
  4. Add one can Enchilada Sauce, 1 cup grated Cheese, Olives and Chiles to the onions and meat mixture.
  5. Spread 1 tbsp. of meat mixture to the middle of a tortilla.
  6. Roll the tortilla.
  7. Place tortilla seam side down and repeat step 5 until all of the meat mixture has been used.
  8. Pour ½ can Enchilada Sauce and ¼ jar mild salsa over the tortillas.
  9. Add ½ cup cheddar cheese on top, covering the tortillas.
  10. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until bubbly and 
Borrowed and Sharing

Monday, December 21, 2015

orange Dreamsicle Cake

Borrowed and as requested Sharing
1 Pkg Yellow Cake Mix
2 Pks Orange JELL-O
1 Pk Vanilla Instant Pudding
1 Cup 2% Milk
2 Tsp Vanilla
1 Tub Cool Whip
Bake the cake as directed in a 9x13" pan. Let cake cool completely. Poke holes in cooled cake. Mix 1 package orange gelatin dessert with 1 c. boiling water and 1 c. cold water. Pour over cake. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours. Mix pudding mix with cold milk the other package of orange gelatin dessert and vanilla. Beat by hand with a whisk until thickened. Fold in the whipped topping. Frost the cake with the pudding mixture. These instructions will make a single layered amazing cake that is delicious!
PLEASE NOTE: To get the layered look as in this particular picture - make your cakes in well greased and floured pans - follow baking instructions. I then tip then out onto cooling rack and invert back onto a cookie sheet. Proceed to poke holes and do the jello thing and refrigerate (or put out on the cold enclosed back porch as we do). It is a little tricky to get the layers - but I love our pan lifters to help with this process. (most people use these to take pizza off their grills, but I use it a lot for cakes)!
Enjoy! And remember - if your first time doesn't come out looking quite so perfect -- it will still taste amazing!!!

Chocolate Pie

HERSHEY’S Gone to Heaven Chocolate Pie Recipe
  • One 9-inch pie shell
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt Coupons
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips, divided
  • Sweetened whipped cream or whipped topping (optional)
  • 1
    1. Bake pie shell; cool. Stir together sugar, cornstarch and salt in 2 quart saucepan. Combine egg yolks and milk in container with pouring spout. Gradually blend milk mixture into sugar mixture.
  • 2
    2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Add 1-3/4 cups chocolate chips; stir until chips are melted and mixture is well blended. Pour into prepared pie shell; press plastic wrap onto filling. Cool. Refrigerate several hours or until chilled and firm. Garnish with whipped cream and remaining chocolate chips, if desired. 6 to 8 servings

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Bennefits of Cinnamon and Honey

Our lives are mortal, but we can live healthier.
Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. It will do what some call turning to sugar. In reality honey is always honey.. However, when left in a cool dark place for a long time it will do what I rather call "crystallizing". When this happens I loosen the lid, boil some water, and sit the honey container in the hot water, off the heat and let it liquefy. It is then as good as it ever was.
Never boil honey or put it in a microwave. To do so will kill the enzymes in the honey.
Cinnamon and Honey ~ Bet the drug companies won't like this one getting around.~
Facts on Honey and Cinnamon:
It is found that a mixture of honey and Cinnamon cures most diseases. Honey is produced in most of the countries of the world. Scientists of today also accept honey as a 'Ram Ban' (very effective) medicine for all kinds of diseases.
Honey can be used without any side effects for any kind of diseases.
Today's science says that even though honey is sweet, if taken in the right dosage as a medicine, it does not harm diabetic patients.
Weekly World News, a magazine in Canada, in its issue dated 17 January,1995 has given the following list of diseases that can be cured by honey and cinnamon as researched by western scientists:
HEART DISEASES: Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, apply on bread, instead of jelly and jam, and eat it regularly for breakfast. It reduces the cholesterol in the arteries and saves the patient from heart attack. Also, those who have already had an attack, if they do this process daily, they are kept miles away from the next attack. Regular use of the above process relieves loss of breath and strengthens the heart beat. In America and Canada , various nursing homes have treated patients successfully and have found that as you age, the arteries and veins lose their flexibility and get clogged; honey and cinnamon revitalize the arteries and veins.
ARTHRITIS: Arthritis patients may take daily, morning and night, one cup of hot water with two spoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon powder. If taken regularly even chronic arthritis can be cured. In a recent research conducted at the Copenhagen University , it was found that when the doctors treated their patients with a mixture of one tablespoon Honey and half teaspoon Cinnamon powder before breakfast, they found that within a week, out of the 200 people so treated, practically 73 patients were totally relieved of pain, and within a month, mostly all the patients who could not walk or move around because of arthritis started walking without pain.
BLADDER INFECTIONS: Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it. It destroys the germs in the bladder.
CHOLESTEROL: Two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of Cinnamon Powder mixed in 16 ounces of tea water, given to a cholesterol patient, was found to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 10 percent within two hours. As mentioned for arthritic patients, if taken three times a day, any chronic cholesterol is cured. According to information received in the said Journal, pure honey taken with food daily relieves complaints of cholesterol. I'm going to start using a tub of Cinnamon Honey Butter a week.
COLDS: Those suffering from common or severe colds should take one tablespoon lukewarm honey with 1/4 spoon cinnamon powder daily for three days. This process will cure most chronic cough, cold, and clear the sinuses.
UPSET STOMACH: Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomach ache and also clears stomach ulcers from the root.
GAS: According to the studies done in India and Japan , it is revealed if Honey is taken with cinnamon powder the stomach is relieved of gas.
IMMUNE SYSTEM: Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacteria and viral attacks. Scientists have found that honey has various vitamins and iron in large amounts. Constant use of Honey strengthens the white blood corpuscles to fight bacterial and viral diseases.
INDIGESTION: Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.
INFLUENZA: A scientist in Spain has proved that honey contains a natural 'Ingredient' which kills the influenza germs and saves the patient from flu.
LONGEVITY: Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly, arrests the ravages of old age. Take four spoons of honey, one spoon of cinnamon powder, and three cups of water and boil to make like tea. Drink 1/4 cup, three to four times a day. It keeps the skin fresh and soft and arrests old age. Life spans also increase and even a 100 year old, starts performing the chores of a 20-year-old.
PIMPLES: Three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder paste. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next morning with warm water. If done daily for two weeks, it removes pimples from the root.
SKIN INFECTIONS: Applying honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts on the affected parts cures eczema, ringworm and all types of skin infections.
WEIGHT LOSS: Daily in the morning, one half hour before breakfast on an empty stomach, and at night before sleeping, drink honey and cinnamon powder boiled in one cup of water. If taken regularly, it reduces the weight of even the most obese person. Also, drinking this mixture regularly does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body even though the person may eat a high calorie diet.
CANCER: Recent research in Japan and Australia has revealed that advanced cancer of the stomach and bones have been cured successfully. Patients suffering from these kinds of cancer should daily take one tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of cinnamon powder for one month three times a day.
FATIGUE: Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey is more helpful rather than being detrimental to the strength of the body. Senior citizens, who take honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts, are more alert and flexible. Dr. Milton, who has done research, says that a half tablespoon of honey taken in a glass of water and sprinkled with cinnamon powder, taken daily after brushing and in the afternoon at about 3:00 P.M. when the vitality of the body starts to decrease, increases the vitality of the body within a week..
BAD BREATH: People of South America, first thing in the morning, gargle with one teaspoon of honey and cinnamon powder mixed in hot water, so their breath stays fresh throughout the day.
HEARING LOSS: Daily morning and night honey and cinnamon powder, taken in equal parts restores hearing. Remember when we were kids? We had toast with real butter and cinnamon sprinkled on it!
You might want to share this information with a friend, kinfolks and loved ones. Everyone needs healthy help information ~ what they do with it is up to them ~ share with your email buddies!!!!!

Best Pie Crust Ever

   Borrowed and shareing from
Melanie Beth Kerwin
With the holidays, make sure you SHARE this one
Single Crust:...
1 1/3 cups All Purpose Flour
1/2 tsp.salt
1/2 cup well-chilled All Vegetable Shortening, I prefer Crisco
3 to 6 tablespoons ice cold water
Double Crust:
2 cups All Purpose Flour
1 tsp.salt
3/4 cup well-chilled All Vegetable Shortening, I prefer Crisco
4 to 8 tablespoons ice cold water
Cut in chilled shortening cubes into flour mixture, using a pastry blender, in an up and down chopping motion, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs with some small pea-sized pieces remaining.
Sprinkle half the amount of ice cold water over the flour mixture. Using a fork, stir and draw flour from bottom of bowl to the top, distributing moisture evenly into flour. Press chunks down to bottom of bowl with fork. Add more water by the tablespoon, until dough is moist enough to hold together when pressed together.
Test dough for proper moistness by squeezing a marble-sized ball of dough in your hand. If it holds together firmly, do not add any additional water. If the dough crumbles, add more water by the tablespoonful, until dough is moist enough to form a smooth ball when pressed together.
Shape dough into a ball for single pie crust. Divide dough in two for double crust Flatten ball(s) into 1/2-inch thick round disk(s).
For ease in rolling, wrap dough in plastic wrap. Chill for 30
minutes or up to 2 days.
Roll dough from center outward with steady pressure on a lightly floured work surface (or between two sheets of wax or parchment paper) into a circle 2-inches wider than pie plate for the bottom crust. Transfer dough to pie plate by loosely rolling around rolling pin. Center the rolling pin over the pie plate, and then unroll, easing dough into pie plate.
For a Single pie crust, trim edges of dough leaving a 3/4-inch overhang. Fold edge under. Flute dough as desired. Bake according to specific recipe directions.
For a Double pie crust, roll larger disk for bottom crust, trimming edges of dough even with outer edge of pie plate. Fill unbaked pie crust according to recipe directions. Roll out smaller dough disk. Transfer dough carefully onto filled pie. Trim edges of dough leaving a 3/4-inch overhang. Fold top edge under bottom crust. Press edges together to seal and flute as desired. Cut slits in top crust or prick with fork to vent steam. Bake according to specific recipe directions.
For Pre baking Pie Crusts for a cream pie
Thoroughly prick bottom and sides of unbaked pie dough with fork to prevent it from blistering or rising. Bake crust in lower third of oven, at 425°F, 10-12 minutes or until edges and bottom are golden brown.

Better than take- out Fried Rice

Heather Bell
borrowed and shareing
Serves: 5-6
•4 cups rice, prepared (use brown rice)
•½ pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked or shrimp cooked...
•1 cup peas & carrots, frozen
•1 white onion, chopped
•2 cloves garlic, minced
•2 eggs
•3 tablespoons sesame oil
•¼ cup soy sauce
1.Prepare rice according to package instructions to yield 4 cups cooked rice.
2.Heat sesame oil in a large skillet on medium heat.
3.Add onion, garlic, peas, and carrots. Stir fry until tender.
4.Crack eggs into pan and scramble, mixing throughout vegetables.
5.Add rice, chicken, and soy sauce to pan. Stir in soy sauce and remove from heat.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Lucious Lemon Sheet Cake

Queen of Clean Linda Cobb
This is the time of year when we are invited to lots of house parties and are asked to "bring a dish to pass". Deserts at this time of year are often chocolate, peppermint or very rich. How about taking something fresh, delicious and unexpected. This is a delicious and beautiful lemon cake. Made in a jelly roll pan, it is not your traditional thick cake. Everyone will enjoy a refreshing piece of this one. It's easy too! You may like it so much that you volunteer to bring desert!
• 1 cup unsalted butter
• 1/2 cup water
• 1/2 cup lemon juice
• 2 cups granulated sugar
• 2 cups all purpose flour
• 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (or sour cream)
• 2 eggs
• 2 teaspoons vanilla
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 teaspoon baking powder
• 1 tablespoon cornstarch
• 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
• 6oz softened cream cheese
• 4 cups powdered sugar
• 3 tablespoons lemon juice
Preheat oven to 350
In a large saucepan melt butter with water. Turn off heat and whisk in lemon juice, sugar, flour, yogurt, eggs, vanilla, salt, baking powder, and cornstarch.
Pour into greased jelly roll pan and bake 15 minutes or until tester inserted into center of cake comes out clean.
While cake is baking make icing.
In a medium saucepan melt the butter and cream cheese. Remove from heat and whisk in lemon juice and powdered sugar. Pour over warm cake. 
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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Big Daddy's Biscuits

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2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1/3 cup shortening
1 cup milk
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Cut in the shortening until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Gradually stir in milk until dough pulls away from the side of the bowl.
Turn out onto a floured surface, and knead 15 to 20 times. Pat or roll dough out to 1 inch thick. Cut biscuits with a large cutter or juice glass dipped in flour. Repeat until all dough is used. Brush off the excess flour, and place biscuits onto an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 13 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges begin to brown.
Borrowed and sharing  to follow this recipe source  see below

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Flower Builder Punch

Whisper White Cardstock (100730): 4” square; scrap for two small circles
Holidays Fancy Foil Designer Vellum (139597): 4” square (snowflake pattern)
Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper (135315): 1 1/4” x 12” (need two strips)
Silver Glimmer Paper (135314): 4 1/2” square
Big Shot (13439)
Circles Collection Framelits (130911)
Flower Builder Punch (139682)
1” circle punch (119868)
1/2” circle punch (119869)
1/16” Circle Punch (134363)
Silver 1/8” Ribbon (132137): 7 inches
Silver Cording (136620): 11 inches
Iced Rhinestone Embellishments (139637)
Mini Glue Dots (103683)
Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)
Ornament Base:
1. Use the Big Shot and Circles Collection Framelits to cut the following circles: 4 1/8” from the Silver Glimmer Paper, 3 3/4” from the Whisper White cardstock, 3 3/4” from the Holidays Fancy Foil Designer Vellum, snowflake pattern.
2. Attach the vellum onto the Whisper White circle using glue dots in the center of the circle.
3. Use the 1/16” circle punch to punch a hole for the ornament string hanger. Thread the piece of Silver Cording through the hole and tie to make a hanger. Tie the Silver 1/8” ribbon into a bow and attach to the cording just above the punched hole with a glue dot.
4. Attach the Whisper White circle to the center of the Silver Glimmer paper circle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
NOTE: When gluing the flower layers together, you may need to hold the pieces for a bit until the glue sets
1. Use the Flower Builder Punch to make the flower pieces. Punch the following from the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper: 8 large petals, 4 smaller petals, 2 double petals.
2. Punch three 1” circles and 1/2” circle from Whisper White cardstock.
3. Attach the 4 large petals to one 1” circle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Attach the other four petals to a second 1” circle in the same manner. The petals on both of these pieces should form an X. Attach one petal piece on top of the other using Multipurpose Liquid glue and making sure the the petals on the top piece fill in the spaces between the bottom petals.
4. Attach the 4 small petals to the last 1” circle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Attach petals to the circle in the form of an X.
5. Attach the two double petal pieces to the 1/2” Whisper White circle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Make sure to criss-cross them (like an X).
6. Use the Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach the two top flower layer pieces to the bottom flower piece, making sure the petals on the top layers fill in the spaces between the lower petals.
7. Set aside to dry.
8. Attach an Iced Rhinestone Embellishment for the flower center.
9. Attach the flower to the ornament base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue
Enjoy making and giving this project this holiday season!  If you need any of the supplies listed above, feel free to call or email me.  Or you can use this link to order online:  Stampin’ Up! Store

Green Chile Chicken Casserole

Borrowed and shareing

Green Chile Chicken Casserole
A little twist on the classic chicken casserole. Green chiles, sour cream and buttery crackers make this the ultimate comfort food!
  • 2 lbs. (6 cups) chicken, cooked, shredded & seasoned if not using Rotisserie chicken*
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup (or homemade equivalent)
  • 1 can green chiles (add more for stonger green chile flavor)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 sleeve Ritz (or equivalent) crackers, crushed
  • ½-1 cup Mexican blend cheese (optional)
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • *I used salt, pepper, and just a sprinkle of cumin and chili powder
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 x 13 casserole dish lightly with cooking spray.
  2. Add chicken to the casserole dish in an even layer.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the cream of chicken, green chiles, chicken broth and sour cream.
  4. Pour mixture over chicken.
  5. Top with cheese if desired.
  6. Sprinkle crushed crackers evenly over casserole.
  7. Pour melted butter over the crackers.
  8. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.

Kim M. is a contributing writer for Eat at Home, as well as the mom behind the mayhem at Makin’ it Mo’Betta. There you will find kid-friendly recipes, quick and easy meals, and an embarrassing number of desserts!

Monday, November 23, 2015

Green Chili Corn Chowder

green chile chicken corn chowder
(Ben Rayl)
I am always looking for a new great, hearty soup for these chilly autumn nights. A follower of mine asked for a corn chowder recipe, so I decided to make this soup. It’s super easy to make, requires little supervision, and it’s SO good. I added a little chipotle powder to give it some smoky spice to match the bacon – if you don’t have chipotle, just use some cayenne or crushed red pepper.
This soup is the perfect starter for a heavy winter dinner, or works great for lunch with some crusty bread. It will make your house smell amazing while it’s cooking and it’s so delicious, it’s a guaranteed hit.

Green Chile Chicken Corn Chowder

    6 - 8 people


  • slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp chipotle powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 cup roasted, peeled green chilies, chopped
  • 2 lb boneless chicken breast, cubed
  • 4 cups fresh corn, sliced from the cob - or frozen
  • 1 lb potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups whole milk


  1. In a large, heavy-bottomed soup pot, cook the bacon over medium high heat until lightly browned. Add the onion and cook until tender - about 10 minutes. Stir in the garlic, chipotle powder, salt, and pepper and cook for a few more minutes.
  2. Add the butter, green chiles, and chicken and cook until the chicken is mostly cooked - about 10 minutes. 
  3. Add the corn, potatoes, and chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer and cook until the potatoes are cooked through and tender - about 20 minutes.
  4. Put the flour into a small mixing bowl and whisk in the milk. Add this to the soup and allow it to simmer and thicken - about 15 minutes.


Serves 6 - 8 people.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

My Mothers Restaurant

  1.         Casual Dining

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

magic window cleaner

This is the best way EVER to clean your windows...
No drying is needed, and you won't have any spots or streaks on your window! THIS IS ALSO GOOD FOR WINDOWS THAT HAVE THAT CLOUDY, SPOTTED LOOK TO THEM FROM CALCIFICATION*******
You can clean 2 big sliding glass doors and 8 large windows in minutes!!!
Here are the ingredients you need to use:
1/2 gallon warm water
1 Tablespoon of liquid "Jet Dry" (Finish Rinse Aid)
2-3 Tablespoons of liquid laundry detergent or dish washing soap
Mix all of the ingredients above.
Spray your windows down with your hose to get them wet then wipe or brush on the solution onto your windows, then immediately hose it off.
That’s all there is to it and you're done.
The remaining water just sheets off and you don't need to dry it off!
To use in a spray bottle for inside use. 2 cups of warm water. 2 teaspoons of "finish" rinse aid. 2 teaspoons dish washing liquid. Shake well and use.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015


3/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons white vinegar (see note)
1 cup all purpose flour
2 tablespoons white sugar (I used 3)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
2 tablespoons melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
Combine the milk and vinegar in a small bowl for 10 minutes to "sour". This is an important step and it is called "soured milk" which is much different that sour milk. I guarantee you will NOT taste the vinegar in the final product. Set aside.
Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl. In a smaller bowl, whisk the soured milk, egg, vanilla and melted butter together. Pour into the dry ingredients and whisk until most of the lumps are gone, but DO NOT OVER BEAT!!
The batter will be thick, don't add any more liquid. LET THE BATTER SIT UNDISTURBED FOR TEN MINUTES!! 
After 10 minutes, you will see bubbles in the batter, very important DO NOT STIR AGAIN.
GENTLY dip out (don't pour out) 1/2 cup of batter and place it on a buttered grill or frying pan. Cook until bubbles appear on the surface of the pancake and then flip with a spatula and brown the other side.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Lemon Bars

Light & Luscious Dessert Recipe: Lemon Bars


  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 2/3 cups confectioners’ sugar (plus more for decoration)
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoon butter, slightly cooler than room temperature, cut into 1″ pieces
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoon flour
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest from 2 large lemons
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice from 4 large lemons, strained
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon table salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly butter a 13″x9″ baking dish and line with a sheet of parchment paper. Dot the paper with butter, then lay a second sheet crosswise over it.
  2. Pulse the flour, confectioners’ sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a food processor or blender. Add the butter and process to blend, 8 to 10 seconds. Pulse until the mixture is a pale yellow and resembles a coarse meal. Sprinkle the mixture into the lined pan, and press firmly with your fingers into an even 1/4″ layer over the entire bottom of the pan and about 1/2″ up the sides. Refrigerate for 30 minutes, then bake about 20 minutes.
  3. While the crust is cooling and baking, whisk together the eggs, sugar and flour for the filling in a medium bowl, then stir in the lemon zest, juice, milk and salt to blend well.
  4. when the crust is done baking ,reduce the oven to 325F. Stir the filling mixture to reblend, then pour into the warm crust. Bake about 20 minutes, or until the filling feels firm when lightly touched (about 20 minutes). Transfer the pan to a wire rack and let cool for 30 minutes. Lift the confection up by the parchment paper and transfer to a cutting board. Fold the paper down and cut into serving size bars.
  5. Sift confectioners’ sugar over the bars for decoration.
  6. Enjoy!