Appetizers and Beverages Recipes

Cheesy Chicken Crunchers

Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour Salt and pepper 4 egg whites 1/2 cup 2% reduced fat milk 1 1/2 cups cornflakes 1 cup (4 oz.) reduced fat, shredded Cheddar cheese 6 chicken breast filets; cut into strips Non-stick cooking spray Directions Preheat oven to 375 ° . Set up three bowls with the following: 1) […]

Ginger Lemonade

Ingredients 3 cups white sugar 4 quarts water 14 slices fresh ginger root 4 cups fresh lemon juice 2 lemons, sliced Directions In 8-quart saucepan combine sugar, water and ginger root. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Cool 15 minutes. Remove ginger. Refrigerate lemonade at least 1 hour, or […]

Herbed Popovers

Ingredients 3 eggs 1 cup non-fat or low-fat (1%) milk 2 tablespoons cooking oil or butter, melted 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional 1/2 teaspoon dill weed 1/2 teaspoon basil leaves, crushed 1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves, crushed Eggs Goldenrod*, optional Directions In small mixing bowl at medium speed, beat eggs until foamy. Beat […]

Italian Tidbits

Ingredients 6 eggs 1/2 skim or low-fat (1%) milk 1 all-purpose flour 1/2 grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt cooking spray 1/3 bottled pizza sauce 1 (2.25 oz.) can sliced ripe olives, drained 1/2 chopped green or sweet red pepper 1/4 chopped green onions with tops 1/2 (2 oz.) shredded […]

Italian Tidbits

Ingredients 6 eggs 1/2 cup non-fat or low-fat (1%) milk 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt Cooking spray 1/3 cup bottled pizza sauce 1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced ripe olives, drained 1/2 cup chopped sweet red or green pepper 1/4 cup chopped green onions […]

Spinach Cheese Rolls

Ingredients 1 10-inch sheet pre-made puff pastry 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach 6 oz. soy mozzarella cheese, grated 1/4 cup soy parmesan cheese 1 small leek, minced 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup soymilk (soy milk), or as needed Directions Thaw pastry for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 400° . Thaw spinach. Squeeze […]

Fried Tofu Sticks

Ingredients 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs 1 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 16 oz. soft or firm tofu 1 3/4 cup canola oil 1/2 cup olive oil 2 large eggs, beaten Honey mustard Directions Toast bread crumbs in dry skillet over medium heat, stirring […]

Crab-Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Ingredients 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1 (6 z.) can crab meat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed 1/2 diced green pepper 2 green onions, diced 2 tablespoons Italian-seasoned bread crumbs 1 teaspoon cider or white wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes 1/4 teaspoon dill weed 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions Cut a thin slice off tops […]

Deviled Crab And Cheese Biscuit Cups

Ingredients 3/4 whipped cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container) 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon red pepper sauce 1/4 finely shredded mild Cheddar cheese (1 oz) 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped (2 medium) 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 garlic and herb bread crumbs 3 (6 oz.) cans white crabmeat, well drained 1 celery, chopped 1 […]

Garlic, Cheese And Tomato Bread Bites

Ingredients 10 frozen soft white dinner rolls 1 (6.5 oz.) container garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese 1 tablespoon diced sundried tomatoes 1 tablespoon diced pitted kalamata olives 1 (8 oz.) jar marinara sauce, warmed Directions Heat oven to 375°. Remove rolls from bag; thaw 10 minutes. With thumb, make indentation in center of each roll. In medium […]

Triple Chocolate Crunch Shake

Ingredients 2 chocolate cookies broken into pieces 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup 2 scoops chocolate ice cream, softened 1/3 of milk Directions Garnishes: whipped cream, candy sprinkles Place all ingredients except garnishes in blender. Cover and blend 30 seconds or until smooth. Garnish blended mixture with whipped cream and sprinkles. Makes 1 serving.

Fuzzy Navel

Ingredients 1 whole or 2% milk 1 orange juice 1/2 peaches, sliced 2 scoops vanilla or peach ice cream Directions Combine ingredients in blender until smooth and creamy. Ashley Heim Mercer County Dairy Princess

Mexican Stuffed Eggs

Ingredients 1/4 chopped toasted pecans 8 hard-boiled eggs 1/2 Cheddar cheese, shredded 1/4 mayonnaise 1/4 salsa 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon sour cream Directions Slice eggs in half lengthwise; remove yolks and set whites aside. In small bowl, mash yolks and combine with all other ingredients. Stir well. Fill egg whites with yolk […]

Ginger Ale Citrus Cooler

Ingredients 2/3 sugar 2/3 water 1 grapefruit juice 1/2 orange juice 3 1/2 s ginger ale, chilled 3 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice Directions In large saucepan, cook and stir sugar and water over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boil; boil 5 minutes. Cool. Stir in grapefruit and orange juices. Cover and refrigerate […]

Ginger Ale Citrus Cooler

Ingredients 2/3 sugar 2/3 water 1 grapefruit juice 1/2 orange juice 3 1/2 s ginger ale, chilled 3 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice Directions In large saucepan, cook and stir sugar and water over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boil; boil 5 minutes. Cool. Stir in grapefruit and orange juices. Cover and refrigerate […]

Cranberry Pistachio Toppers

Ingredients 1/2 dried cranberries 1/2 port wine or white grape juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened* 1/2 chopped pistachio nuts, toasted** 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper crackers Directions In small saucepan, combine cranberries, wine and honey. Bring to simmer. Cook about 5 minutes or […]

Asian Sweet Potato Fries

Ingredients 2 medium-size sweet potatoes, peeled 1 tablespoon Chinese five-spice powder seasoning (available in the Asian section of most supermarkets) 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar 3/4 plum sauce for dipping vegetable oil cooking spray Directions With sharp knife, cut sweet potatoes into strips three or four inches long and 1/4-inch thick. Line baking sheet with aluminum […]

Stuffed Mushrooms

Ingredients 1 pkg. button mushrooms 1 lb. ground turkey meat 1/4 of chopped onion 3 s (1 1/2 each) grated cheese, including mozzarella and parmesan black pepper seasoning salt garlic powder to taste Directions Wipe mushroom tops off with a wet towel and pick out the stems. In a medium skillet on medium-high heat, cook […]

Quaker Coleslaw

Ingredients 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cider vinegar 1/4 water 1/2 sugar 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 (8 oz.) carton commercial sour cream 1 medium cabbage, shredded Directions Combine first 7 ingredients in top of double boiler; bring water to boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until mixture thickens. […]

One Fun Egg Roll

Ingredients 1 tablespoon water 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 broccoli, finely diced 1/2 onion, finely diced 1 carrot, finely shredded 2 s cabbage, finely shredded 1 green pepper, finely diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 cooked […]

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