Spotlighting Cleveland cooks: Barrett shares her recipes for good eating
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Marilyn Barrett
Marilyn Barrett
Marilyn’s Tomato Pie

1 deep-dish pie crust

Ingredients: Beat together and pour into deep-dish pie crust.

3 eggs beaten

2 tbsps. fresh basil or 1 tbsp. dried bsil

1/2 pack spinach

Chopped onion

1 cup mayonnaise

Top with sliced tomatoes overlapping and sprinkle with 1 1/2-cups Mozzarella cheese.

Top with 8 slices of crumbled bacon

Bake uncovered for 30 minutes, the tent with foil and bake for 15 more minuts at 350 degrees F.

Crockpot Macaroni

and Cheese

2 cups uncooked macaroni noodles

1 tbsp. oil

16 ounces Velveeta Cheese, cubed

1 1/2 cups milk

1 12-ounce can evaporated milk1/2 stick margarine or butter

Cook and salt macaroni, drain and add 1 tablespoon oil; Stir and pour into crockpot.

Add cheese, milk, evaporated milk and margarine.

Cook on low three hours. Stir occasionally.

Marilyn’s Crockpot Chicken

2 tsps. dried minced onions

5-6 boneless chicken breasts

1 pkg. Good Season’s Italian Dressing mix

Salt and pepper

1/2 stick melted butter

Spread melted butter over chicken breasts and place in crockpot. Sprinkle salt and pepper, dressing mix and onions over chicken breasts. Cook on low 5 to 6 hours.

6 oz. cream cheese

1/2 cup water

1 can cream of mushroom sop

1 small can mushrooms

Mix second set of ingredients together and pour over chicken and cook one more hour. Serve over noodles or rice.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Marilyn Barrett is famous for her good homesyle cooking, which she shares with her co-workers and patients at the DeArmond & Jones Dentistry offices. We would like to hear from you if you — or if you know of someone — who loves to cook and will share with the Banner Lifestyle readers. See below for holiday recipes.