Miscellaneous Recipes

Dinner in a Pumpkin

Ingredients 1 medium sugar pumpkin 1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoon white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 4 cups tomato juice 3 cups shredded cabbage 1/2 pound fresh green beans, washed and trimmed 1 cup […]

Tangy Tomato Aspic

Ingredients 1 1/4 cups boiling water 1 (3-oz.) package regular lemon-flavored gelatin* 1 (8-oz.) can tomato sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon finely minced onion 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce Ground cloves to taste 2 cups diced celery Lettuce Directions *If you are cutting calories, use sugar-free lemon-flavored gelatin In […]

Favorite Turkey Stuffing

Ingredients 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1 large onion, chopped 2 cups chopped celery 1 lb. fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 loaf day-old bread, toasted and cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 10-12 cups) 1 egg, beaten Stock from the turkey giblets and/or chicken broth(approximately 1 to 2 cups) 1 cup chopped walnuts, pecans or chestnuts, if […]

Chickpea Crostini

Ingredients 12 inch loaf of baguette bread 1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 carrot, cut into small chunks 1 small onion, quartered 2 celery stalks, cut into small pieces 2 sprigs flat Italian parsley 4 sprigs fresh thyme 1 teaspoon salt or to taste 2 cups chicken stock or broth Extra-virgin olive oil […]

Spicy Beans with Butternut Squash and Apples

Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash, about 2 1/2 pounds 2 large golden delicious apples, peeled, cored, diced 2 medium sweet onions, coarsely chopped 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons olive oil 12 to 16 oz. spicy sausage, such as andouille or other smoked sausage, thinly sliced 1 […]

Apple Parsnip Slaw

Ingredients 1/4 cup low fat buttermilk 1/4 cup fat free sour cream 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 pinch ground red pepper (cayenne) 2 cup fresh sliced parsnip, peeled and coarsely shredded 1 1/2 cup chopped apples, coarsely shredded (Red Delicious, suggested) 2 tablespoons fresh chopped green onion Directions Whisk buttermilk, sour cream, sugar, […]

Mummy Loaf with Dip

Ingredients 1 (1 lb.) loaf of frozen bread dough, thawed 3 pieces of string cheese 1 (16 oz.) container of sour cream 1 envelope of ranch dip mix 1 black olive Directions The bread dough should rise according to directions on package. Once dough has risen, roll out to form 12 inch oval shape with […]

Creepy Crawly Hot Dogs

Ingredients 1 (16 oz.) pkg. hot dogs 1 tablespoon of canola oil 1/2 cup of ketchup 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon spicy brown mustard (or yellow, if preferred) 1 tablespoon brown sugar 6 hamburger buns Directions Slice all the hot dogs into 8 strips each. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat and stir […]

Spicy Wicked Witch Fingers

Ingredients 1 sweet red pepper 2 tablespoons flour 2 teaspoons + 1 T. Cajun seasoning, divided 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups cornflake crumbs 2 tablespoons green onion, chopped 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 16, 3/4 inch strips Directions Allow oven to preheat to 350°. Generously grease a large baking sheet. Slice pepper […]

Monster Eye Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 3 cups hot water 2 tablespoons red food coloring 1 tablespoon of white vinegar 6 hard boiled eggs, cracked but not peeled 1/3 cup of mayonnaise 2 teaspoons Dijon style mustard 1/4 cup of green onions, chopped fine 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced (or substitute parsley) 12 ripe olives, sliced 1 teaspoon ketchup Directions In […]

EASY FAJITAS WITH MEXICAN ONIONS*

Ingredients 1 1/2 lb. top round steak, sliced into 1/2 pieces 2 limes 4 cloves garlic, crushed and divided 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 tablespoon honey 2 large onions, sliced 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried cilantro 1 package 8? flour tortillas 2 cups Colby & Monterey jack cheese, shredded 2 tomatoes, diced […]

Broccoli Tofu Pitas

Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup fresh broccoli florets 1 cup diced firm tofu 2 tablespoons Thousand Island dressing 1 pita bread Directions In skillet over medium high heat, heat the tablespoon of oil. Fry broccoli in hot oil for 5 minutes, then stir in tofu. Cook until broccoli is slightly tender, about 3 […]

Barbequed Tofu

Ingredients Firm or extra firm tofu, well drained Barbeque sauce, about 1 cup Directions Preheat oven to 325°. Line a cooking sheet with aluminum foil. This will help make cleaning up easier. Spoon a thin layer of barbecue sauce across the lined pan. Slice pressed tofu into 1/2 inch thick cutlets and place in pan. […]

Ground Beef Mix

Ingredients 2 cups nonfat dry milk powder 1 cup cornstarch 1/2 cup beef bouillon powder 1/4 cup dried onion flakes 1 teaspoon. dried basil 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons dried parsley 1 tablespoon garlic powder Directions Mix ingredients together in medium bowl and store in air tight container in a cool, […]

Calypso Rice

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup long grain white rice 2 tablespoons honey 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) ready-to-serve chicken broth 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 2 cups finely chopped mustard greens 1 cup chopped yellow summer squash 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomatoes […]

Banana and Peanut Butter Wraps

Ingredients 1 (6 inch) flour tortilla 2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 tablespoon honey 1 banana 2 tablespoons raisins Directions Lay tortilla flat. Spread peanut butter and honey on tortilla. Place banana in the middle and sprinkle in the raisins. Wrap, and serve. 1 serving. These simple after-school snacks are a wholesome way to satisfy both […]

Piccalilli Relish

Ingredients 5 cups finely chopped cabbage (about 1-1/2 med. heads) 4 cups chopped cored green tomatoes, unpeeled (about 8 medium) 1 1/2 cups chopped, onions (about 2 medium) 1 cup chopped, seeded red bell pepper (about 1 large) 1 cup chopped seeded green bell pepper (about 1 large) 3 tablespoons salt 1/4 cup pickling spice […]

Pizza in a Pot

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds ground beef 1 medium green pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce 1 jar (14 oz) pizza sauce 2 tablespoons tomato paste 3 cups spiral pasta, cooked and drained 2 packages (3-1/2 oz each) sliced pepperoni 2 cups (8 oz) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese Directions In […]

Marinated Cucumbers

Ingredients 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 cup rice vinegar 1 cup diced seedless cucumber Directions Whisk together sugar and vinegar in medium bowl until sugar is dissolved. Stir in cucumbers; place mixture in food-safe plastic bag. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour. Drain cucumbers in large colander; discard marinade. Makes 1 cup. Adjust […]

GARLIC CHEESE GRITS WITH WISCONSIN PEPPERED JACK & CHEDDAR

Ingredients 3 2/3 cups chicken broth, preferably homemade 1 3/4 cups uncooked quick hominy grits 1/2 cup butter 1 medium chopped yellow onion 2 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup chopped roasted red pepper 1 medium chopped green pepper 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, such as Tabasco 2 cups shredded aged Wisconsin Cheddar cheese 2 cups […]

eNewsletter

Get our Top Stories in Your Inbox

All Recipe Types