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Blu-tini Recipe courtesy Sandra Lee, 2007 Show: Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee Episode: Summer Show 1 part blueberry-flavored vodka (recommended: Stoli Blue) 1 part vanilla-flavored vodka (recommended: Stoli Vanilla) Splash sweet blue liqueur (recommended: Blue Curacao) Fresh or frozen blueberries, for garnish Fill cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients except berries and shake well. Pour into martini glass and garnish with blueberries. _._,_._,_
BLUSHING LEMONADE From cooks.com 2 c. sliced strawberries 1-2 tbsp. sugar, depending on sweetness of cherries 1 (6 oz.) can frozen lemonade 4 c. cold water In small bowl mix berries and sugar. Add lemonade; puree in food processor or blender until smooth. Add water and mix until well blended. Add sugar if necessary. Serve over ice. 12 servings. _._,_._,_
Blushing Pink Soda 1 (8 ounce) can crushed unsweetened pineapple, drained 1/2 cup mashed fresh strawberries 1 quart strawberry soda, chilled and divided 1 quart vanilla ice cream, divided Combine pineapple, strawberries, 1 cup strawberry soda and 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream in container of electric blender; process until mixture is smooth. Divide mixture evenly into 6 glasses. Add 1 scoop of ice cream and 1/2 cup strawberry soda to each glass. Garnish with strawberry fans, if...
BLUSHING PARTY PUNCH 1 qt. cranberry juice cocktail, chilled 1 (46 oz.) pineapple juice, chilled 1 (46 oz.) red fruit punch, chilled 1 qt. ginger ale 1/2 gallon pineapple sherbet Scoop sherbet into balls, place on cookie sheet and freeze 4-5 hours. Combine all juices in a large punch bowl, stir well. Add frozen sherbet balls and ginger ale, stir only until blended. Yields 1 1/2 gallons. _._,_._,_
SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN TENDERS 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup flour 1/2 tsp. each onion and garlic powder 1/2 cup water 1/4 tsp. salt (or seasoned salt) 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 tsp. olive or peanut oil 8-12 chicken breast tenders (or 4-6 breast halves) hot oil in deep fryer at 365°F. Cut chicken into 1 1/2-inch cubes and set aside. Combine all ingredients (except chicken) mixing well. Dip chicken cubes into batter and deep fry, turning once until golden on all sides and...
Blushing Nectarine Sangria 1 3-inch strip of orange peel 1/4 cup sugar 1 fifth white zinfandel* 3 ripe fresh California nectarines 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 chilled 10-ounce bottle club soda In bowl, bruise orange peel with sugar to release oils. Pit and crush one of the nectarines; add to bowl with wine, stirring to blend. Let steep in refrigerator several hours or overnight. Strain into pitcher; stir in orange and lemon juices. Pit and slice...
Caramel Tart 1 teaspoon butter 1 refrigerated 9 inch pie crust 1 (14.1 ounce) can dulce de leche 1 cup heavy cream, whipped Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a pie plate with butter and line with crust. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Set crust aside to cool slightly. Pour dulce de leche into crust. Spoon whipped cream over dulce de leche. Makes 6 servings. _._,_._,_
Ham Salad Prep Time 10 mins Total Time 10 mins Servings 3 to 4 sandwiches To make ground ham, chop leftover ham into cubes and either pulse in a food processor or put through a meat grinder. Ingredients 2 cups finely diced or ground ham (about 3/4 pound) 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 Tbsp minced green onion 2 Tbsp minced celery 2 Tbsp minced red bell pepper 1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp lemon juice A large pinch...
Millionaire Peach Salad Course: Dessert, Salad, Side Dish Cuisine: Southern Keyword: dessert salad, no-bake dessert, summer Prep Time: 10 minutes Chill time: 2 hours Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 10 Calories: 263kcal Author: Christin Mahrlig Millionaire Peach Salad (Peach Fluff) is one of those delicious Cool Whip concoctions that's really more like a dessert than a salad. It's full of peaches, marshmallows, and pecans and makes a great potluck recipe. Equipment . Hand-Held Mixer...
Roasted Chicken Thighs with Garlic and Herbs These garlic and herb roasted chicken thighs are crispy, juicy and incredibly quick and easy! Course Dinner Cuisine American Keyword crispy baked chicken thighs, garlic and herb chicken thighs, oven roasted chicken thighs, roasted chicken thighs Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 45 minutes Total Time 1 hour Servings Adjust recipe servings Calories 365.7kcal Author Blair Ingredients list of 8 items • 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs...
Salmon Marinade with Lemon, Garlic and Herbs This quick and easy grilled salmon marinade is a flavorful and healthy way to enjoy a seafood dinner -- with just 5 minutes of prep! Course Dinner, Main Course Cuisine American Keyword grilled salmon, grilled salmon marinade, Herb Salmon, marinated salmon, Salmon Marinade Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Marinating Time 30 minutes Total Time 45 minutes Servings Adjust recipe servings servings Calories 132.6kcal Author Blair...
Croissant Breakfast Casserole with Berries A delicious sweet Croissant Breakfast Casserole that's studded with fresh berries and dusted with powdered sugar. Make it the night before, if you like! Course Breakfast, Brunch Cuisine American Keyword croissant breakfast casserole, croissant breakfast casserole with berries, sweet croissant breakfast casserole Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes Resting Time 40 minutes Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes...
Whole Roasted Chicken The best Whole Roasted Chicken recipe starts with a dry salt brine, creating a golden brown, crispy roast chicken with flavorful, juicy meat. Course Dinner Cuisine American Keyword crispy roast chicken, whole roasted chicken Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 55 minutes Inactive Time 1 day Total Time 1 day 1 hour 10 minutes Servings Adjust recipe servings people Calories 719kcal Author Blair Ingredients list of 11 items • 1 whole chicken, giblets removed and...
Soft Serve Frozen Fruit Yogurt 2 cups coarsely chopped fruit: bananas, strawberries, mango, blueberries, etc. 1/2 cup honey 2 cups plain yogurt Process fruit in a blender until smooth. Add honey and yogurt and mix thoroughly. Pour into a covered container and freeze. Remove from the freezer 20 to 30 minutes before serving. Makes 4 TO 6 servings. _._,_._,_
2 1/2 cups heavy cream, chilled 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 5 ounces Oreo cookies, roughly crushed Pour cream into a bowl and beat until just thickened. Add sweetened condensed milk and vanilla and stir thoroughly. Sprinkle in cookies and gently toss to combine. Pour into freezerproof container. Freeze for at least 4 hours or overnight. Makes 8 servings. _._,_._,_
3 1/2 ounces good-quality dark chocolate 1 tablespoon butter 2 eggs, separated 1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped Carefully melt chocolate with butter in microwave, stirring every 15 seconds until smooth. Remove and let cool for a few minutes, then stir in beaten egg yolks and whipped cream. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form, then gently fold into chocolate mixture. Spoon mixture into small dishes or glasses and refrigerate for 3 hours, or until firm. Optional: If entertaining, drizzle 1...
3 1/2 ounces good-quality dark chocolate 1 tablespoon butter 2 eggs, separated 1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped Carefully melt chocolate with butter in microwave, stirring every 15 seconds until smooth. Remove and let cool for a few minutes, then stir in beaten egg yolks and whipped cream. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form, then gently fold into chocolate mixture. Spoon mixture into small dishes or glasses and refrigerate for 3 hours, or until firm. Optional: If entertaining, drizzle 1...
Butterscotch Haystacks 2 cups butterscotch chips 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter 2 (5 ounce) cans chow mein noodles 3 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Melt butterscotch chips in a large microwaveable bowl, stirring every 20 seconds, until smooth. Stir in peanut butter until well blended. Add chow mein noodles and marshmallows, tossing until all ingredients are coated. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto baking sheets. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes...
Ingredients 200g Plain flour 200ml Semi skimmed milk 4 Large eggs Vegetable Oil Method Pre heat oven to 210 / 220 degrees Celsius Put a good amount of vegetable oil in a metal muffin tray and heat in the oven for 3 - 5 minutes Whilst the oil is heating in the oven, mix the eggs, flour and milk in a large bowl. Portion the mix evenly between the muffin tray Cook for 20 - 25 minutes Enjoy!
Chicken Fried Steak with Gravy This easy Chicken Fried Steak recipe is truly the best! Each steak is tender on the inside, crispy and golden brown on the outside, and smothered in a delicious creamy gravy. Course Dinner Cuisine Southern Keyword best chicken fried steak recipe, chicken fried steak, easy chicken fried steak Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 35 minutes Servings Adjust recipe servings people Calories 812kcal Author Blair Ingredients list of 14...
Banana & Maple Supreme MAKES 1 CUP ½ cup chilled milk 1 banana 2 teaspoons maple syrup Blend together with a couple of ice cubes and serve immediately. From 4 Ingredients, More Than 400 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Recipes Using 4 or Fewer Ingredients By Rachael Bermingham and Kim Mccosker _._,_._,_
Caesar Salad with Grilled Citrus Salmon Servings: 4 servings Ingredients 1 medium head romaine lettuce, cleaned and roughly chopped Caesar Dressing (recipe below or store-bought) Garlic Croutons (recipe below or store-bought) Grated parmesan cheese, for topping (option) Citrus Salmon (recipe below) Caesar Dressing 4 anchovy fillets 3 cloves garlic 1 large egg yolk 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard ½ lemon, juiced 2 Tbsp water ¼ cup- ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup grated parmesan ¼ tsp pepper...
Mini Blueberry Pie Servings: 2 servings Ingredients For the crust 2½ tablespoons salted butter , softened 2 tablespoons sugar ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon cornstarch ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt For the blueberry filling 12 ounces blueberries (about 1 pint of blueberries) 4 tablespoons sugar 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice Instructions To make the crust: Using a hand mixer, mix together the butter and sugar in a medium-sized bowl until well...
Title: Baked Rice (Pilafi Sto Fourno) (Greek Menu 1) Categories: Greek, Rice, Side dishes, Tried Yield: 4 Servings 3 tb Butter (up to 4) 1 1/2 c Raw long-grain white rice Salt and white pepper 3 1/2 c Hot chicken stock In a saucepan, heat butter over Medium heat. Add rice and saute until transparent, stirring constantly. Be careful not to brown. Transfer to a buttered baking dish and add salt and pepper to taste. Add hot chicken stock and stir. Bake...
DH DHMUFFINS, FROM ARLETTE 4 c. oats 1 c. raisins 2 c. brown sugar 3 eggs 1 qt. buttermilk Mix well. 1 tbsp. & 1 tsp. baking powder 2 tbsp. soda Stir lightly. Last add 1/4 cup melted shortening. Stir and store in covered bowl in refrigerator better after 24 hours storage. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes in a well greased or "Pammed" miniature pans. May be stored 2-3 weeks. Enjoy.
White Chocolate Icing 5 ounces white chocolate 1/2 cup sour cream In microwave, melt chocolate, stirring every 30 seconds until nice and smooth. Allow to cool slightly and mix in sour cream. Makes about 1 cup. _._,_._,_
Meringues 2 egg whites 1/2 cup superfine sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Whip egg whites with mixer until stiff, then gradually add sugar and vanilla, continuing to beat. Put tablespoonfuls onto the baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until dry and firm. Tip: If egg whites are allowed to stand overnight, they will whip up faster. A pinch of salt in egg whites makes them stiffen quickly. MAKES 12 meringues. _._,_._,_
Peanut Butter Cookies 1 cup chunky peanut butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 egg Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. In bowl, combine all ingredients. Spoon small tablespoon-size balls onto pans. Slightly flatten each ball with a fork, crisscross style. Bake for 8 minutes, or until a thin crust forms on the cookie. MAKES AROUND 20 cookies. _._,_._,_

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