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Polenta With Asparagus Topping

Ingredients 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup water 2 1/2 s stock 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 shredded low-fat cheese Asparagus topping: 2 cups asparagus, sliced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1/2 shallots, minced 2 tablespoons stock 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 teaspoons snipped chives 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/4 shredded low-fat Colby cheese Directions In […]

Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 4 hard cooked eggs 3/4 teaspoon vinegar 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon mustard few grains pepper 1 tablespoon butter, melted 3 teaspoons salad dressing 1/4 teaspoon salt paprika for garnish Directions Cut eggs lengthwise in half. Separate yolks; put into medium size bowl and mash. Add melted butter, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salad dressing, […]

Molded Chicken Salad

Ingredients 2 (3 oz.) pkgs. lemon gelatin Prepare gelatin with hot water as directed, chill until syrupy, then beat and add: 1 cup whipping cream, whipped 1 cup celery, diced 2 cups boiled chicken, cut up (half dark meat and half white meat) 3 hard-cooked eggs, cut up 1/2 lb. pimiento cheese, cut up 1/2 […]

Cheese And Egg Pudding Lunch

Ingredients 10 slices enriched white bread 1/2 butter, softened 1 1/2 s mild American cheese, grated 4 eggs 2 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Remove crusts from slices of bread. Butter each slice lightly. Stack into two piles 5 slices high. Using very sharp knife, slice into 1-inch cubes. Break up one pile of […]

A World Of Deviled Eggs

Ingredients GREEK: 1/4 feta cheese 6 large kalamata or ripe olives, pitted and chopped, about 1/4 cup 1/4 mayonnaise garnish with lemon slices, olive slices and oregano sprigs, if desired FRENCH: 1/4 chopped cooked spinach, well drained 1/4 Brie cheese, diced 1/4 mayonnaise garnish with chopped tomatoes, if desired MEXICAN: 1/4 salsa 1/4 Cheddar or […]

Ham Steak With Carmelized Apple Sticks

Ingredients 1 large firm red apple such as Braeburn, Gala, Rome Beauty or Fuji 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 baked ham slices, 1/4-inch thick, quartered 1 large shallot, finely chopped 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 1/2 apple juice 1 1/2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard, or to taste pinch of ground cloves Directions Preheat […]

Sherry-Glazed Roast Leg Of Lamb

Ingredients 1 (5 to 6 lb.) leg of lamb 1 clove garlic, slivered 3 to 4 fresh mint sprigs, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground thyme 1 medium onion, cut into eighths 1/3 dry sherry 1/3 mint or currant jelly Directions Make several slits on outside of lamb; insert garlic […]

Veal Chops

Ingredients 4 veal rib or loin chips, well trimmed, cut 1-inch thick (approx. 8 ozs. each) chopped fresh herbs such as basil, thyme, chives, rosemary or oregano Directions Place chops on grid over medium ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 12 to 14 minutes for medium doneness, turning once and sprinkling with herbs after turning. Tip: To […]

Peppered Ham

Ingredients 1 (4 lb.) fully cooked boneless ham 1/4 honey 2 tablespoons prepared mustard 1 clove garlic, minced 3 tablespoons coarse ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves Directions Preheat oven to 325°. Place ham on rack in shallow roasting pan. In small bowl, combine honey, mustard, garlic, pepper and cloves. Brush honey mixture over […]

Peanut Chicken And Mustard Sauce

Ingredients 6 chicken breast halves, skinned and boned 1/2 butter or margarine, divided 1/4 plus 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, divided 1 1/2 s roasted peanuts, finely chopped 3 tablespoons peanut oil 1 (8 oz.) carton commercial sour cream 1/4 fresh parsley, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper fresh parsley sprigs, optional Directions Place each […]

Orange Chicken With Peanuts

Ingredients 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional) 2 whole medium chicken breasts (1 1/2 lbs. total), skinned and boned 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 cup broken peanuts 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot 2 medium green peppers, […]

American Pierogi

Ingredients 1 1/2 s elbow macaroni or egg noodles, cooked 4 medium potatoes, cooked and mashed with milk 1/4 lb. grated American cheese 1 onion, diced (saute in 1/4 cup butter) Directions Grease casserole dish. Layer noodles, potatoes and cheese. Top with butter and onion mixture. Bake at 375° 30 minutes.

Old Fashioned Mincemeat

Ingredients Measurements can be varied a little for apples and meat. Utensils needed: grinder with two plates if possible, 8-10 quart roaster that will fit into your oven, a pair of kitchen scales or accurate bathroom scale is helpful. Day One: Buy 1 1/2 lbs. chuck roast. It should have about a half cupful of […]

Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) pkg. peas/carrots, frozen 1/2 onion, chopped 1/4 oleo 1/3 flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sage 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 cups chicken broth 3/4 milk 3 cups chicken, cooked, diced parsley Directions Cook peas and carrots; drain. Cook onion in 1/4 cup oleo. Stir in flour, salt, sage, broth and milk. […]

Easy Haluski

Ingredients 1 lb. gnocchi or cavatelli pasta 1/2 bag prepared cole slaw mix butter and seasonings Directions Cook pasta according till al dente. saute cole slaw mix in butter or margarine till cabbage softens. Stir in pasta. Season to taste with salt and pepper (can add garlic and cayenne pepper).

Hot Browns

Ingredients 1/2 butter 1/2 flour 3 cups milk 1 teaspoon salt 2 egg yolks* 3 cups cooked chicken or turkey, sliced 6 English muffins, toasted or toast 1/2 Cheddar cheese, grated 6 slices tomato 6 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 6 slices bacon, cooked 1/2 mushrooms, saut?ed Directions Prepare cream sauce: melt butter, stir […]

Chinese Chicken Wings

Ingredients 2 lbs. chicken wings (cut in half) 1/4 soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon ginger 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 honey 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 clove garlic (crushed) 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Combine all ingredients and cover chicken wings. Let marinate 20 to 25 minutes. Bake uncovered 1 hour at 400°.

Taco Pizza

Ingredients 1 lb. hamburger 1 (8 oz.) fat-free cream cheese 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 s Colby Jack cheese, shredded sliced black olives 1 pkg. taco seasoning 1 (8 oz.) container sour cream 1 (8 oz.) jar salsa shredded lettuce chopped green onions Directions Brown and drain fat from hamburger. Stir in taco seasoning; […]

Tangy Orange Chicken

Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon good black pepper 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in half 1/2 stick (4 tablespoons) butter 3 1/2 s water 4 orange spice tea bags 2 teaspoons sherry (optional) 3/4 orange marmalade Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Combine flour, garlic powder, black pepper and […]

Ham On Rye Strata

Ingredients cooking spray 4 cups day-old marbled-rye bread cubes, about 6 to 8 slices 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, divided 1 cup (5.5 oz.) cooked lean ham, cubed, divided 1/2 (about 2.5 oz.) sweet red, green or yellow peppers, chopped, divided 1/2 (about 1 oz.) green onions with tops, chopped, divided 6 […]

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