Appetizers and Beverages Recipes

Vidalia Appetizer

Ingredients 5 or 6 medium Vidalia onions 1 cup sugar 1/2 mayonnaise 1/2 vinegar 2 cups water 1 tablespoon celery seeds Directions Thinly slice and divide into ringlets. Soak at least 6 hours in vinegar, sugar and water in refrigerator. Drain off liquid. DON’T RINSE. Toss with mayonnaise and celery seed. Great alone or on […]

Sparkling Punch

Ingredients 2 bottles sparkling white grape juice cocktail, chilled 1 (11.5 oz.) can frozen concentrated cranberry juice cocktail 3 cups cold water 3 (12 oz.) cans ginger ale, chilled Ice Ring: 6 ozs. frozen grape juice concentrate 12 ozs. water 8 or 9 thin lemon slices Directions In punch bowl, combine white grape juice cocktail, […]

Old-Fashioned Chestnut Stuffing

Ingredients 1 lb. (3 cups) fresh chestnuts 1 cup celery, finely chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 butter or margarine 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning or dried sage leaves, crushed 8 cups dry bread cubes 3/4 to 1 cup chicken broth or water Directions With a knife, cut an X in shells of chestnuts. Roast chestnuts on […]

Glazed Baked Onions

Ingredients 4 medium onions chicken broth 2 (10 oz.) pkgs. frozen green peas, cooked 1/2 soft bread crumbs 5 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/4 grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard butter or margarine, melted pimiento strips to garnish Directions Peel and halve onions. Place in large saucepan in 2 […]

Glazed Baked Onions

Ingredients 4 medium onions chicken broth 2 (10 oz.) pkgs. frozen green peas, cooked 1/2 soft bread crumbs 5 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/4 grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard butter or margarine, melted pimiento strips to garnish Directions Peel and halve onions. Place in large saucepan in 2 […]

Homemade Potato Chips

Ingredients 2 medium-size baking potatoes (about 1 lb.), sliced 1/16-inch thick 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon paprika Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease two nonstick baking sheets. Arrange potato slices in 1 layer on baking sheets and bake, turning occasionally, until golden brown, about 45 minutes. In small bowl, combine cheese and […]

Heinz’S National Tailgate Recipe Contest Winner Tangy Sportsman Mushroom Recipe

Ingredients 2 lbs. large mushrooms 4 tablespoons butter 1/4 chopped onions 1/2 lb. ground pork sausage 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 2/3 Jack Daniels Original No. 7 RecipeTM Barbecue Sauce (or other barbeque sauce) 4 tablespoons Heinz 57? Sauce 1/4 grated Parmesan cheese Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Remove stems from mushrooms, leaving […]

Beer-Cheese Triangles

Ingredients 2 cups packaged biscuit mix or Homemade Biscuit Mix 1/2 s shredded cheddar cheese (2 ozs.) 1/2 beer Directions In mixing bowl stir together packaged biscuit mix or Homemade Biscuit Mix and shredded cheese. Make well in center; add beer all at once. Stir just till mixture clings together. Knead gently on lightly floured […]

Fried Hominy

Ingredients 1 can or 3 1/2 cups of cooked hominy 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon onion, grated 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 stick butter or margarine, or more as needed Directions Drain hominy and mix with all ingredients except butter. Shape into 6-8 round, flat patties and fry in […]

Mediterranean Rice

Ingredients 2 1/2 s water 2 teaspoons instant chicken bouillon 2 to 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon curry 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/3 teaspoon salt 1 cup rice 1/2 raisins Directions Bring water, bouillon, butter, curry, turmeric, and salt to boil in medium saucepan. Stir in rice, then reduce heat. Cover and simmer for […]

Chewy Popcorn Balls

Ingredients No doubt about it: Popcorn balls are a treat any time of year. Makes 6 popcorn balls. 3 tablespoons margarine 3 cups mini-marshmallows 1 to 2 drops orange food coloring (optional) 8 cups popped popcorn Directions Remember to wash your hands. Pop corn and measure into large mixing bowl. In medium-size microwave-safe bowl, combine […]

Old Fashioned Strawberry Malt

Ingredients 2 scoops strawberry ice cream 2 tablespoons malted milk powder 1/2 cold milk whipped cream maraschino cherry (optional) Directions Place ice cream in a blender. Sprinkle malted milk powder over ice cream. Add milk. Blend until smooth. Pour into a glass. Garnish with whipped cream and cherry, if desired. Source: Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board

Milk Party Punch

Ingredients 1 quart cold skim milk 3 pints orange sherbet 1 quart lemon-lime carbonated beverage, chilled Directions Combine milk, sherbet and carbonated beverage. Stir gently.

Banana-Strawberry Shake

Ingredients 1 medium-sized banana, chilled 1 cup strawberries, sliced, chilled 2 tablespoons sugar (optional) 1/8 teaspoon almond extract 1 1/2 s cold milk Directions Place banana, strawberries, sugar and almond extract in blender container; cover. Blend at high speed until well mixed, about one minute. Add milk; blend at high speed one minute more. Pour […]

Easy Vegetable Squares

Ingredients 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. refrigerated crescent rolls (16 rolls) 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1/3 mayonnaise or salad dressing 1 teaspoon dried dillweed 1 teaspoon buttermilk salad dressing mix (1/4 of .4 oz. pkg.) 3 cups shredded Cheddar, Mozzarella or Monterey Jack cheese (4 ozs.) […]

Italian-Style Fried Rice

Ingredients 8 artichoke hearts, chopped 1 cup onions, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 shallot, minced 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups spinach, shredded 4 cups cold cooked rice 3 tablespoons grated Sapsago or Parmesan cheese Directions In large nonstick frying pan, saute artichokes, onions, garlic and shallots in 1 tablespoon oil until tender, […]

Super Stuffed Eggs

Ingredients 1 (2 1/4 oz.) can deviled ham 8 hard-cooked eggs, chilled and peeled 1 teaspoon parsley, very finely chopped 1 teaspoon piccalilli, pressed dry 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1/4 teaspoon paprika Directions Slice hard-cooked eggs in half lengthwise; remove yolks to bowl and set whites aside. Mash yolks very fine with fork. Add deviled ham, […]

Peanut Stuffing

Ingredients 1 cup celery, finely chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 margarine or butter 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning or dried sage leaves, crushed 1 cup chopped peanuts 8 cups dry bread cubes 3/4 to 1 cup chicken broth or water Directions In small saucepan cook celery and onion in margarine or butter until tender but not […]

Peanut Butter Milk Shakes

Ingredients 1 pint vanilla or chocolate ice cream 1/2 to 3/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons peanut butter Directions Place ice cream, milk and peanut butter in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Cheddar Apple Snacks

Ingredients 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, at room temperature 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese (softened) 1/3 finely chopped pecans 1 tablespoon milk 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 3 medium apples fresh lemon juice crackers, if desired Directions Beat cheeses in small mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Stir in nuts, milk and nutmeg. Chill, covered, 3 […]

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