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Chilled Garlic Soy Cucumbers

Ingredients: 2 large seedless cucumbers, sliced into 1/2-inch thick rounds 2/3 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil 5-6 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar Directions: Place cucumber rounds in a large plastic bag. Whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, and sugar. Pour mixture over the cucumbers in the plastic […]

Grilled Pineapple

Ingredients: Glaze 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 4 slices fresh pineapple, each about ½ inch thick 1 teaspoon cracked green or black peppercorns 4 scoops vanilla ice cream Directions: In a small saucepan combine the glaze ingredients and whisk until smooth. Bring to a […]

Grilled Spicy Corn

Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 4 ears corn with husks 1 Tablespoon taco seasoning mix Directions: Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Mix butter and taco seasoning mix. Carefully pull back husk of each ear of corn; remove silk. Spread butter mixture over corn. Pull husks back over ears; tie husks […]

Grilled Black Bean- and Rice-Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients: 1 can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed 3/4 cup cooked white rice 4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup) 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 large bell peppers, cut lengthwise in half, seeds removed 1 plum […]

Strawberry Honey Butter

Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 cup honey 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup hulled and coarsely chopped fresh strawberries 2 tsp of orange zest Directions: Using an electric mixer set to high, beat butter, honey, and salt until light and fluffy. This should take about one minute. Add strawberries and orange […]

Florida Strawberry Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped 3/4 cup sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp salt 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract Directions: Combine the strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar in a small bowl. Set aside for one hour. […]

Strawberry & Gorgonzola Salad

Ingredients: 6 cups of fresh spinach 1 cup of fresh strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup gorgonzola cheese 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1 apple, sliced thin 4 tbs of your favorite vinaigrette Directions: Toss all ingredients and serve immediately.

Strawberry Rhubarb Fool

Ingredients: Fruit: 3 cups fresh rhubarb, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup water 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled Cream: 1 cup whipping cream 2 tablespoons sugar Strawberry halves, if desired Directions: Place rhubarb, 1/2 cup sugar and water in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until rhubarb is very […]

White & Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients: 1 cup HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 4 cups (2 pt.) fresh strawberries, rinsed, patted dry and chilled 2 cups(12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY’S Premier White Chips 2 tablespoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil) Directions: Cover tray with wax paper. Place white chips and 1 tablespoon shortening […]

Strawberry and White Chocolate Buttercream Cake

Ingredients: Cake: 1/2 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® butter recipe yellow cake mix (about 1 2/3 cups) 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 egg Filling and Topping: 8 oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, chopped 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces, softened 2/3 cup whipping cream 2 cups fresh […]

Strawberries and Cream Dessert Squares

Ingredients: Crust: 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 egg Filling: 1 cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz) 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened Topping: 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/3 cup water 10 to 12 […]

Watermelon, Lime, Mint and Feta Salad

Ingredients: 1 small watermelon, seedless or seeded, and diced 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup agave nectar 1 tbs. white rum, optional 2 tbs. chopped basil, chopped 2 tbs. chopped mint, chopped pinch salt 6 oz. feta cheese crumbles Directions: Place watermelon cubes on platter. Mix the lime, agave, rum and pinch salt. Drizzle […]

Cabbage Fruit Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cabbage, shredded 2 oranges, sectioned and seeded 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained 2 medium apples, chopped 4 tablespoons plain low fat yogurt 1 teaspoon honey 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts and/or raisins (optional) Directions: Wash and prepare cabbage, oranges, and apples as directed. Mix all ingredients. Top with peanuts and/or raisins.

Red and Green Bell Pepper Boats

Ingredients: 1 medium green bell pepper 1 medium red bell pepper 1/4 cup sliced almonds 4 ounces low-fat cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon salt-free lemon pepper seasoning blend 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice Directions: Cut each bell pepper in half lengthwise; discard the stems, ribs, and seeds. Cut each half into six pieces. Arrange the […]

Asparagus Guacamole

Ingredients: 1 lb. asparagus 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tsp. lime juice 1/4 cup canned, chopped green chilies 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 2 tbsp. onion chopped 1/2 cup tomato, chopped and seeded Directions: Cook asparagus. Drain well and place in blender. Add all ingredients except onion and tomato. Blend until smooth. Stir […]

Asparagus with Gremolata Sauce

Ingredients: 2 pounds asparagus (washed and trimmed) 2 tablespoons margarine (or butter) 2 teaspoons lemon peel (grated) 1 garlic clove (large, minced) 2 tablespoons lemon juice (fresh) Fresh chopped parsley Directions: Cook asparagus in a large pot of boiling water until tender, about 4 minutes. Drain: rinse with cold water to cool quickly, and drain […]

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh asparagus 8 to 10 strips bacon Directions: Wash and trim asparagus spears. Cut bacon strips in half crosswise. Wrap one-half strip bacon around each asparagus spear, leaving tip and end exposed. Lay on a cookie sheet with sides. Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until […]

Pasta Salad with Asparagus

Ingredients: 1 pound pasta 1‐2 cups cooked asparagus 2‐3 cups seasonal chopped raw vegetables (radishes, bell peppers, green onions, tomatoes) 1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Salt and pepper to taste 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley Directions: Cook the pasta according to package direction. Rinse in cold water. Chill. Cook […]

Asparagus with Tomato Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 1 pound large asparagus spears, trimmed 1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup red wine vinegar Salt and pepper to taste 1 small tomato, finely chopped 1/4 green bell pepper, finely chopped 1 green onion, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley 1 hard‐boiled egg, finely chopped Directions: Cook asparagus using the method […]

Asparagus with Sole

Ingredients: 1 lb. asparagus, tough ends trimmed 1 lb. Sole fillets (4 pieces, approximately the same size) 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. grated lemon or lime peel 4 T. lemon or lime juice, freshly squeezed 1/8 tsp. black pepper 1 T. chives, finely chopped 1 tsp. mustard Directions: Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray 1 9×13-inch […]

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