Appetizers and Beverages Recipes

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stuffed Mushrooms

Ingredients 8 to 10 large mushrooms 1/4 teaspoon garlic, minced 1 tablespoon oil dash of salt dash of pepper dash of cayenne pepper 1/4 Monterey Jack cheese, grated Directions Remove stems from mushrooms and dice. Heat oil in skillet. saute diced stems with garlic until softened. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in seasonings and cheese. […]

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