Sweet Dill Pickles

Ingredients 1 quart plain whole dill pickles (Kosher dills may be used) 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon alum 1 cup water Directions Bring water and sugar to boil. Set aside to cool. Add alum and mix well. Pour over pickles which have been rinsed with cool water and cut in halves. Refrigerate overnight in […]

Pickled Beets

Ingredients 1 can beets, use juice 1/2 sugar 1/2 vinegar Directions Heat to just before boiling. Take off heat and pour over beets. Can hard-boil 6 eggs and add to beets for pickled eggs.

Hot Broccoli Dip

Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped fine 1 small can mushrooms, drained 8 ozs. garlic and herb cheese, cut in pieces 2 cans condensed cream of mushroom soup (do not dilute) 3 (10 oz.) boxes frozen chopped broccoli, thawed 1 cup almonds, sliced 1 teaspoon Accent 1 stick butter Directions saute onions in butter until soft. […]

Cheese Spread

Ingredients 2 1/2 ozs Port wine 1/2 tablespoon dry mustard 12 ozs. Cheddar cheese spread, softened 1 1/2 tablespoons horseradish 1 1/2 ozs. Worcestershire sauce Directions Mix all ingredients. Store in container with lid. Refrigerate. Serve on crackers using knife to spread on cheese.

Tortilla Pinwheels

Ingredients 8 ozs. sour cream 1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated garlic powder to taste 5 10-inch flour tortillas 8 ozs. cream cheese, softened 1/2 onion, chopped salt and pepper to taste fresh parsley for garnish Salsa: 1 (4 oz.) can diced green chilies, well drained 1 (4 oz.) can chopped black olives, drained Directions Mix […]

Dill Dip

Ingredients 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon dill weed 1 tablespoon chives 2/3 mayonnaise 1 tablespoon parsley 1 teaspoon seasoned salt Directions Mix all ingredients well and refrigerate overnight. Serve with fresh vegetables or crackers.

Beef And Cheese Roll-Ups

Ingredients 1 (25 oz.) pkg. dried beef 4 ozs. Swiss cheese (sliced into 8 pieces) 4 dill pickles (cut in half lengthwise) 1/2 mayonnaise Directions Rinsed dried beef. Drain well. Place dried beef slices on each cheese slice. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise on dried beef. Place pickle half in center of each; tack and roll. […]

Beef Or Venison Jerky

Ingredients 4 lbs. meat, sliced into thin strips 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon onion salt 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1 cup water Directions Mix ingredients. Cover meat strips and marinate 24 hours. Preheat oven to 175°. Hang strips on toothpicks from rack in oven (vertically). Bake 10 hours with oven door open […]

Bacon Chestnuts

Ingredients 1 lb. bacon 1 can water chestnuts (drained) barbecue sauce Directions Take 1/2 strip of bacon and 1 water chestnut. Roll up and hold with toothpick. Dip in barbecue sauce. Put on broiler pan approximately 10 minutes.

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°.

Oatmeal Porridge

Ingredients 3 cups water 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 2/3 s oatmeal (old fashioned) 2/3 raisins 1/4 chopped nuts 1/2 maple syrup 1/4 molasses 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Directions Combine first four ingredients. Cook until oatmeal is done. Add remainder; simmer about four minutes. For a special treat, serve with a […]

Easy Biscotti

Ingredients 3/4 toasted almonds 1/4 lb. (1 stick) butter 3/4 sugar 2 eggs 2 1/4 s flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons orange liquor and zest of orange or lemon Directions Cream butter and sugar; add eggs. When smooth, add any orange zest and liquor. Sift in flour, baking powder […]

Irish Coffee Brownies

Ingredients 1 (11 1/2 oz.) pkg. (2 cups) milk chocolate morsels, divided 1/2 butter 1/2 sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons Irish whiskey 2 teaspoons instant coffee 1 cup all-purpose flour Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In small saucepan over low heat, combine 1 cup milk chocolate morsels and butter; stir until […]

Tea Spritzer

Ingredients 4 cups sparkling water (seltzer water) 2 cups water 1 cup lemon flavored, liquid sweetened iced tea concentrate 3 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 granulated sugar 2 cups crushed ice 6 lemon and lime slices Directions Place sparkling water, water, tea concentrate in honey in large pitcher. Stir until combined. Moisten rims […]

Mexican Coffee

Ingredients 3/4 coffee beans, ground 2 teaspoons cinnamon 6 cups water 1 cup milk 1/3 chocolate syrup 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla whipped cream for garnish Directions Put coffee and cinnamon in coffee filter in basket. Add water and brew. In saucepan, blend milk, chocolate syrup and sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves. Combine […]

Instant Russian Tea Mix

Ingredients 2 cups orange-flavored drink mix 2 cups white sugar 1/4 instant tea powder 3/4 lemon-flavored instant tea powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves Directions In large bowl, combine orange drink mix, sugar, tea powder, cinnamon and cloves. Mix well and store in airtight container. To serve, put 3 teaspoons of mix […]

Triple Coffee Tiramisu

Ingredients 1 1/2 s strong brewed coffee 3 tablespoons Kaluha (coffee liquor) 36 ladyfingers, halved 4 ozs. mascarpone cheese 1/4 brown sugar 1 (12.3 oz.) pkg. firm silken tofu 3 large egg whites 1/2 granulated sugar 1/4 water 1 tablespoon cocoa coffee beans to garnish Directions Combine coffee and Kal?ha in shallow dish. Quickly dip […]

Coffee Toffee Pie

Ingredients 1 1/2 s all-purpose flour 3/4 finely chopped pecans 1/4 plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1/4 brown sugar, firmly packed 1 (1 oz.) square unsweetened chocolate, grated 1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 butter or margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted 1 tablespoon […]

Mocha Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients 1 teaspoon instant coffee 1 teaspoon boiling water 1 (12 oz.) pkg. (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate morsels, divided 3/4 butter, softened 1 1/4 s sifted confectioners? sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 250°. In cup, dissolve instant coffee in boiling water; set aside. Melt over hot (not boiling) […]

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 […]

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