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Microwave Pecan Pralines

Ingredients 1 box brown sugar 1/2 pint heavy whipping cream Microwave for 13 minutes on HIGH in a 5 quart container. ADD: 2 tablespoons of butter 2 cups of pecan halves 1 teaspoon of vanilla Directions Mix and drop by spoonfuls onto aluminum foil. Let cool and start eating. Barbara Galland

Overnight Coffee Cake

Ingredients 2/3 shortening 1/2 brown sugar 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons powdered milk 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Sift together dry ingredients and add alternately with buttermilk. […]

Bacon Pecan Sandwich Spread

Ingredients 6 slices bacon 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted 1 cup sharp Chedder cheese, grated 1 teaspoon onion, grated 1/2 mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Cook bacon until crisp; drain and crumble. Combine with other ingredients. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors. Spread on pumpernickle bread. Texas Pecan Growers Association

Penne Pasta With Asparagus And Pecans

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 lb. asparagus, cut into 2″ pieces 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 3/4 s chicken broth 1 lb. penne pasta, uncooked 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh basil 2/3 Parmesan cheese, divided 3/4 toasted pecans, divided Salt, pepper […]

Pecan Soup

Ingredients 2 cups pecan halves 6 cups beef broth 1 stick butter 2 tablespoons green onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, pressed 2 tablespoons pureed tomato 1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 cup water 1 egg yolk 1/2 cream 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1 teaspoon nutmeg Directions Grind pecans with broth in […]

Popovers

Ingredients 1 tablespoon shortening or nonstick spray coating 2 beaten eggs 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions Using 1/2 teaspoon shortening for each cup, grease bottom and sides of six 6 oz. custard cups or cups of a popover pan or spray cups with nonstick coating. […]

Tofu Pesto Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1/4 slivered almonds 2 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 3 cups spinach leaves 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1 (12.3 oz.) pkg. silken, soft tofu, drained 1 cup soybean oil 1/4 balsamic vinegar 1/4 grated Romano cheese 1/4 soy sour cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions In blender or food processor, […]

Wild Rice And Raspberries

Ingredients 1 1/2 s chicken stock 3/4 wild rice 2 teaspoons canola oil 1/8 teaspoon dried marjoram 1 cup raspberries 2 tablespoons parsley, minced Directions In 1 quart saucepan, bring stock to boil. Transfer to top of double boiler. Add wild rice, oil and marjoram. Cover and cook over boiling water 1 to 1 1/2 […]

Prune Muffins

Ingredients 1 cup ready-to-eat 100% bran cereal 1 1/2 s buttermilk 2 egg whites 1/4 molasses 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 oat bran 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 cup prunes, chopped Directions In medium bowl, combine bran cereal and buttermilk. Let stand until cereal is soft, […]

Spicy Vegetables With Tofu

Ingredients 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 sweet red pepper, cut into 2-inch strips 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced diagonally 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon ginger root, peeled, minced 1 tablespoon chili pepper, minced 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/4 mushrooms, thinly sliced 3/4 broccoli florets 3/4 cauliflower florets, sliced 1/4 peas 1 cup tofu, cubed […]

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, […]

Corn-Pone Pie With Tomato Chutney

Ingredients Tomato Chutney: 4 tomatoes, chopped 1/2 onions, minced 1/2 celery, minced 1 bay leaf Pie: 1 1/2 s yellow cornmeal 1 cup unbleached flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 corn 1/4 scallions 1/4 fresh parsley, minced 1 1/2 s buttermilk 1/4 honey 1/4 egg substitute 2 tablespoons […]

Tofu Pesto Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1/4 slivered almonds 2 tablespoons chopped, sun-dried tomatoes 3 cups spinach leaves 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 (12.3-ounce) package silken, soft tofu, drained 1 soybean oil 1/4 balsamic vinegar 1/4 grated Romano cheese 1/4 soy sour cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions In blender or food processor, finely chop […]

Mincemeat

Ingredients 1/2 lb. lean boiled beef, chopped 1/2 lb. beef suet, chopped (kidney suet best) 3 3/4 lbs. raw apples, pared and chopped 1/2 lb. currants 1 lb. seeded raisins, chopped 1 tablespoon salt 3 oz. each, candied orange rind, lemon rind and citron, chopped grated rind of 2 lemons or oranges 5 cups brown […]

Rosemary Asparagus

Ingredients 1 cup chicken stock 1 clove garlic, halved 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 1 bay leaf 1 lb. thin asparagus spears 1/2 onions, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced Directions Pour stock into large frying pan. Add garlic, rosemary and bay leaf. Bring to simmer. Prepare asparagus by holding each spear at its end and […]

Asparagus With Toasted Pine Nuts And Lemon Vinaigrette

Ingredients 1 lb. fresh asparagus spears 3 tablespoons pine nuts 1/4 olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dried whole basil 1/2 teaspoon dried whole oregano freshly ground pepper Directions Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks with knife or vegetable peeler, if […]

Asparagus Risotto With Shrimp And Lemon

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. large asparagus, trimmed 4 cups chicken broth, preferably reduced salt 1/2 shallot, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup Aborio (short grain) rice 1 teaspoon lemon zest, finely chopped 1/2 dry white wine 1 lb. rock shrimp salt to taste freshly ground pepper to taste Directions Put asparagus in large skillet […]

Asparagus And Bulgur

Ingredients 1/2 water 1/3 bulgur 1/3 pimientos, thinly sliced 1/4 vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon snipped chives 1 teaspoon dried thyme 12 stalks asparagus, trimmed Directions In 1 quart saucepan, bring water to boil. Add bulgur. Cover and let stand 15 minutes, or until liquid has been absorbed. Fluff with fork. In large […]

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 […]

Asparagus-Orange Spears

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. fresh asparagus spears 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons orange rind, grated 1/4 fresh orange juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 medium-size orange Directions Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks with knife or vegetable peeler, if desired. Cook asparagus, uncovered, […]

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