It's creamy because of the cream cheese and creamy peanut butter. It's smooth because of the confectioners' sugar and whipped topping. All this creamy and smooth rests in a chocolate cookie crumb crust.
This is a layered salad that begins with a batch of green chili cornbread placed in the bottom of a bowl. Next come the other goodies - beans, peppers, corn, bacon bits, tomatoes, cheese and dressing. When you run out of layers, pop into the fridge to chill.
Spiedies are the pride and joy of the Greater Binghamton area of N.Y. They are such an important part of life there that the biggest party of the year celebrates them - The Spiedie Festival and Balloon Rally brings thousands into the area every summer. Chunks of chicken (my favorite), pork, lamb (traditional) or venison are marinated in a mixture of oil, vinegar and herbs for 1 to 3 days, skewered, grilled and served on Italian bread with no condiments.
Leftover cooked turkey never had it so good as when it's combined with shallot, fresh shiitake mushrooms, and thickened cream in a gourmet omelet that only takes a few minutes to make. Serve as a fancy brunch or lunch main dish, or have as a light supper.
This recipe is from my grandma and I have loved it ever since I was a child. I could eat it EVERY day. The homemade noodles are simple, and you can use frozen chicken breast if you don't have time to use a whole chicken.