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Green Beans with Glazed Onions

Ingredients 3 pounds fresh green beans, cleaned and trimmed 2 (16 oz) bags frozen pearl onions, thawed 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar, divided 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon salt, divided 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon stone-ground mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar Directions […]

Oven Roasted Red Potatoes and Asparagus

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes, cut into chunks 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 8 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 4 teaspoons dried rosemary 4 teaspoons dried thyme 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces Ground black pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 425°. In a large […]

Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients 5 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed 3/4 cup sour cream 1/2 cup milk 3 tablespoons butter Salt and pepper to taste 3 cups (12 oz) shredded Cheddar cheese blend, divided 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled 3 green onions, sliced Directions Place potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water; bring to […]

Asparagus Scallop Stir-Fry

Ingredients 1 pound bay scallops 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 cups cut fresh asparagus (2-inch pieces) 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained 1/4 cup slivered almonds Hot cooked […]

Cabbage and Bacon

Ingredients 6 slices bacon, diced 1 medium head cabbage, cored and shredded 2 tablespoons melted butter 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg 2 cups water Salt, pepper and red wine vinegar to taste Directions Preheat your oven?s broiler. Place cabbage into a large pot. Add water and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat until tender, […]

Strawberry Sauce

Ingredients 2/3 cup sugar 1 pint strawberries, washed and hulled 1/3 cup water 1 tablespoon lemon juice Directions Place sugar and 1/3 cup water in a small saucepan, stir and bring to a boil. Simmer until the sugar is completely dissolved. Allow the syrup to cool completely. Hasten cooling by setting pan in a shallow […]

Veggie Pizza

Ingredients 2 packages crescent rolls 2 (8 oz) cream cheese, softened 1 cup mayonnaise 1 package Hidden Valley Ranch Mix Any of your favorite vegetables 1 cup Cheddar cheese 1 cup Mozzarella cheese Directions Press crescent rolls on a cookie sheet, bake at 375º for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool. Mix cream cheese, mayonnaise and […]

Jalapeno Poppers

Ingredients 12 fresh jalapenos 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese 1 teaspoon hot sauce 3 large eggs 1 cup plain, fine-dry bread crumbs 2 teaspoons dried oregano 4 cups vegetable oil Directions Cut a lengthwise slit from stem to bottom of each chile. Make a crosswise incision at stem end, […]

Game-Day Potato Pizza

Ingredients 3 cups red potatoes, sliced 1/8-inch thick 2 tablespoons olive oil-divided 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1 cup shredded fontina cheese 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese 1/4 cup thinly diced prosciutto 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup thinly sliced (half moon shape) red onion 3/4 cup grape tomatoes, halved […]

Bubbly Apple Soda

Ingredients 1 (12 oz) can, unsweetened frozen apple juice, thawed 3 juice cans of carbonated soda (7UP works best) Large pitcher Directions Use the empty juice can to measure out the soda. Pour the apple juice and soda together in a large pitcher. Stir and enjoy. Make your own soda with this quick and easy […]

Mini Twice Baked Potatoes

Ingredients 6-8 small potatoes 1/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon butter Salt and pepper 1/2 cup or less Cheddar cheese, shredded Directions Scrub and wash potatoes as many as desired. Pierce each several times with a fork. Place in a baking pan and bake at 350° for 20-30 minutes until potatoes are tender. Take out of […]

Grilled Zucchini

Ingredients 2 zucchini butter 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning Salt and pepper Directions Have adult cut zucchini in half. Child can spread butter on one half of the zucchini. Sprinkle Cheddar and Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning on other half. Place buttered half on top of cheese half. […]

Pear Crisps

Ingredients 1 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 large fresh pear, peeled, chopped 4 vanilla wafers, coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon chopped pecans 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons thawed whipped topping Directions Heat oven to 350°. Mix cream cheese, sugar and cinnamon in medium bowl until blended. Stir in […]

Easy Baked Cheese and Vegetable Twist

Ingredients 2 eggs 4 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup shredded Italian three cheese blend 3 cups frozen broccoli cuts, thawed, drained 1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, cut into quarters 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half 4 green onions, sliced 2 cans (8 oz. each) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls Directions Mix eggs, cream cheese and […]

Chocolate Chunks with Pistachios and Cherries

Ingredients 12 ounces bittersweet Baker?s chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup whole milk 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup shelled pistachios 1 cup dried tart cherries Directions In large microwaveable bowl, combine chocolate, milk, butter, and salt. Place bowl in microwave and heat on high for 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds. Remove […]

Home-Style Butterbeans

Ingredients 5 bacon slices, diced 1 small onion, minced 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 (16-oz.) package frozen butterbeans 1/4 cup butter 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cracked pepper Directions Cook bacon and onion in a large Dutch oven over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes. Add brown sugar, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 […]

Orange Italian Cream Cake

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup shortening 2 cups sugar 5 large eggs, separated 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut Fresh Orange Curd (follows) 3 cups Pecan-Cream Cheese Frosting (follows) 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, lightly toasted (optional) […]

Bacon-Brown Sugar Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 4 bacon slices 1 (14-oz.) can chicken broth 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 lbs. Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved Directions Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat 10 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in Dutch oven. Crumble bacon. Add broth, […]

Butternut Squash Risotto

Ingredients 1 large butternut squash (about 1 lb.), peeled and seeded 8 cups vegetable broth* 3 tablespoons butter 1 1/4 cups finely chopped onion 2 cups Arborio rice (short-grain) 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup whipping cream Salt and pepper to taste Directions Cut squash into 1/2- to […]

Pineapple Dessert

Ingredients 1 pkg. butter pecan cake mix 1 stick (½ cup) margarine, melted 2 cans(10 oz,) crushed pineapple 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans Whipped topping, optional Directions Grease a 9 x13 inch pan. Spread the two cans of pineapple evenly in pan with juice. Sprinkle cake mix over pineapple in even layer. Drizzle melted margarine […]


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