Showing posts from January, 2015

5 Reasons you should Invest in Blank Recipe books

5 Reasons you should Invest in Blank Recipe books 1. You have a drawer in your kitchen full of unorganized recipes. 2. Takes you more time to find a recipe then it does to prepare it. 3. Always can use more drawer space in your kitchen. 4. To keep traditional family recipes in. 5. To pass family recipes down to your children. I have sold an assortment of books to Mothers who are personally going to write their own favorite recipes in, and give them to their children as a keepsake. What a great idea. I would've love to have my Mothers personal favorites.

Cauliflower Au Gratin's

Cauliflower Au Gratin's Recipe 4 cups cauliflower, broken into flowerets 2 cups milk 2 Tbsp. quick cooking tapioca 4 oz. (1 cup) shredded American cheese 2 Tbsp. chopped pimiento 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup cracker crumbs 2 Tbsp. butter, melted In medium saucepan, cook cauliflower in boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes; drain well. Place in 1 1/2 quart casserole. Heat oven to 350'. In same saucepan, over medium heat, cook milk and tapioca until thickened, stirring constantly. Add cheese, pimiento, parsley and salt; stir until cheese is melted. Pour sauce over cauliflower. In small bowl, combine cracker crumbs and butter; mix well. Sprinkle over sauce. Bake at 350' for 15 to 20 minutes. 10 (1/2 cup) servings. Broccoli, green beans, or carrots can be combined with or substitute for cauliflower.

White Chocolate Party Mix

White Chocolate Party Mix Recipe 1(10 oz.) pkg. mini pretzels 5 cups cheerios 5 cups corn chex 2 cups salted peanuts 1 lb. M&M's 2(12 oz.) pkg. vanilla chips 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil In large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients; set aside. In microwave bowl, heat chips and oil on med-high for 2 mins, stirring once. Microwave on high for 10 seconds; stir until smooth. Pour over cereal mixture and mix well. Spread onto wax paper lined baking sheets. Cool and break apart. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 5 quarts

Stove Top Skillet Chop Suey

Stove Top Skillet Chop Suey Recipe 1 lb. ground beef 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1 pkg. Chinese frozen vegetables 1 1/2 cup Minute rice 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 can beef broth Brown the hamburger and onion. Add the beef broth, soy sauce, and frozen vegetables. Stir to break up the vegetables. Cook about 2 minutes on simmer. Bring to boil again; then add the Minute Rice. Stir well to mix. Then cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. This recipe is quick and easy!

Wedding Salad

Wedding Salad Recipe 2 cups dry pasta, cooked 4 eggs, hard boiled and sliced 1(12 oz.) bag frozen peas 1 1/2 cup diced celery 1 sm. jar pimentos 1 sm. finely chopped onion 1(10 oz.) can pineapple chunks 1-1 1/2 cups miracle whip 3/4 lb. diced ham 1 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. classic yellow mustard 1 tbsp. sugar 3 oz. cashews Combine all ingredients. Use the amount of miracle whip needed to reach desired consistency. Taste salad and adjust seasoning as needed. Refrigerate several hours/overnight. Add cashews just prior to serving. Can garnish with parsley and red cherry tomatoes.

Avocado Mango Salsa

Avocado Mango Salsa Recipe 1 mango, peeled, seeded and sliced 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced 4 tomatoes, diced 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced 1/2 cup fresh cilantro 3 cloves garlic, diced 1 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. lime juice 1/4 cup chopped onions 3 Tbsp. olive oil Combine all Ingredients. Refrigerate 30 minutes before serving. Serve with tortilla chips.

Easy Caramel Corn Recipe

Easy Caramel Corn Recipe Melt 1 cup butter  add 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup syrup 1 tsp. salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil without stirring for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat add 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. vanilla. Pour over 6 qts. of popped corn.(3 packages of microwave popcorn seams to be the right amount) Put in 2 large baking pans and bake at 200' for 1 hour. Stir about every 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool. Break apart.