Connecticut Spaghetti Sauce

Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste 2 cups water 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 (35 oz.) can Italian plum tomatoes, undrained 1 (28 oz.) can whole tomatoes, undrained 1 whole chicken breast, […]

Baked Butter Beans

Ingredients 3 cans butter beans (drain liquid from 1 can) 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon prepared mustard 1/2 onion, diced 1/2 green pepper, diced 1 tablespoon vinegar 4 to 5 strips bacon, fried and crumbled Directions Mix all together. Bake 1 hour at 350°. From Jeanne Martin Wooster, Ohio

Triple Chocolate Bundles

Ingredients 3 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips 3 tablespoons vanilla or white chips 3 tablespoons milk chocolate chips 1 (8 oz.) tube refrigerated crescent rolls confectioners? sugar, optional Directions In small bowl, combine semisweet chocolate, vanilla and milk chocolate chips. Separate crescent dough into 8 triangles. Place triangles on work surface with short edge toward you. […]

Mock Caesar

Ingredients 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 4 cups torn Romaine lettuce 1/4 Caesar salad croutons 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese Directions In bowl, combine first 5 ingredients; mix well. In large bowl, combine lettuce and dressing; toss to […]

Veggies, Ham And Eggs

Ingredients 1 cup fully cooked ham, cubed 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced 1/2 sweet red pepper, chopped 1/4 green onions, sliced 2 tablespoons butter 8 eggs 1/4 milk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese Directions In skillet, saute ham, mushrooms, pepper and onions in butter 6 minutes or until vegetables are tender. In […]

Raspberry-Lemon Tarts

Ingredients 1 cup prepared lemon pie filling, divided 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1/2 whipped topping 1/2 confectioners? sugar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 fresh raspberries 4 individual graham cracker shells additional fresh raspberries and mint leaves Directions In mixing bowl, combine 3/4 cup pie filling, cream cheese, whipped topping, sugar and lemon […]

Chicken Breasts With Fruit Salsa

Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/4 teaspoon each, salt and pepper 1 garlic clove, minced 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 2 tablespoons butter 1 (8 oz.) can pineapple tidbits, drained 1/2 fresh strawberries, quartered 1 kiwifruit, peeled, quartered and sliced 1/4 red onion, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped* 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1/4 […]

Asparagus With Orange Butter

Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel 1/8 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 water 1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed salt to taste Directions In small bowl, combine first 5 ingredients until blended. In large skillet, bring water to boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil […]

Melon With Sweet Lime Dressing

Ingredients 3 cups cantaloupe, cubed 3 cups honeydew, cubed 2 tablespoons orange marmalade 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon fresh mint, chopped Directions In large bowl, combine cantaloupe and honeydew. In small bowl, combine orange marmalade, lime juice, honey and mint; mix well. Pour over fruit and toss gently to coat. Serve […]

Broiled Shrimp Toast

Ingredients 2 cups frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 1 cup mayonnaise 3/4 fresh tomatoes, chopped 1/3 fresh parsley, minced 2 tablespoons onion, grated 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 6 sliced English muffin bread or bread of your choice, toasted Directions In large bowl, combine first 7 ingredients; mix well. Place 1/4 […]

Tomato Bisque

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 cups chicken broth 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup half-and-half cream fresh tomatoes, chopped Directions In saucepan, saute garlic in butter. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth. Stir in tomato paste and […]

Tofu Cheesecake

Ingredients 4 ozs. whole wheat honey graham crackers 3 tablespoons olive oil (preferable) or margarine at room temperature 1 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons gelatin or agar-agar 1 lb. soft tofu 5 tablespoons honey 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel 1 teaspoon candied ginger, minced Directions Preheat oven to 350°. […]

Lemon Ginger Chicken

Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, cut in cubes or thin strips 1/2 lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon oil 1 tablespoon brown sugar (as desired for sweetness, usually between 1/2 to 1 tablespoon) 3/4 to 1 teaspoon cornstarch Directions Cook chicken in skillet with oil. When almost cooked remove […]

Blueberry-Peach Crumble

Ingredients 4 to 6 peaches 1 box blueberries, fresh or frozen 1 lemon 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 to 1/2 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar, divided 1/2 flour 1/2 rolled oats (if you don?t have rolled oats, replace with 1/2 cup flour) Directions Peel and cut peaches into morsels. Add to bowl with blueberries. Add […]

Greek Roasted Chicken

Ingredients 3 chicken legs, skin on 3 chicken thighs, skin on 8 to 10 small white potatoes 2 large red tomatoes 3 to 4 cloves garlic 1 lemon 2 tablespoons olive oil or sunflower oil thyme salt and pepper Directions Peel potatoes and cut in small chunks. Dice tomatoes and mince garlic. Mix all ingredients […]

Fantastic Stir Frey

Ingredients 1 teaspoon sesame oil or sunflower oil 1 yellow onion, chopped in large pieces 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 head broccoli snow peas 2 carrots, cut in small pieces 1 pkg. bean sprouts mushrooms (white, cremini, oyster, shitake or your preference) 1 teaspoon black bean sauce 2 to 3 tablespoons soy sauce any other […]

Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients 3 to 4 medium sized potatoes 1 red pepper 1 yellow or green pepper 1 eggplant 2 tomatoes 2 zucchinis 1 red onion or 2 small yellow onions 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic Directions Dice and chop vegetables; marinate in oil and lemon juice about 30 minutes. Put […]

Frittata

Ingredients 4 eggs, minimum 1 tomato, diced 1/2 to 1 whole avocado 1/4 white or Spanish onion, diced 1 bunch green onions, cut into small pieces 1/4 Cheddar cheese, grated salt and pepper Directions Mix eggs well in bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add just a little milk to eggs. In pan, add enough […]

Pizza Crust

Ingredients 1 cup warm water 1 pkg. active dry yeast 2 1/2 to 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Combine water, yeast, sugar and salt. Add oil. Slowly add flour to mixture, mixing well with wooden spatula. Knead dough until supple. If it sticks, add […]

Asparagus Pizza

Ingredients 1 (12-inch) pizza dough shell, unbaked 2/3 bell pepper, diced 1/2-inch 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 Calamata olive, chopped 12 ozs. fresh asparagus, trimmed and blanched 3 ozs. Mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 3/4 cup) 3 ozs. Feta cheese, crumbled (about 3/4 cup) Directions On dough shell, layer in order, red bell pepper, onion and olive. […]

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