2: Low Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg white 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/3 miniature chocolate chips Set oven to 375 degrees. In a bowl beat butter, and sugars together, add egg white and vanilla and mix until well blended. In another bowl mix flour, baking soda, and cocoa powder. Gradually add dry mix to eggs and sugar mix with a wooden spoon. Set on sheet and cook for 8-10 minutes and cool for 1 minute
3: Caesar Salad 2 chicken breast halves 2 t. oil 1/2 head romaine lettuce 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 4 slices thick bread 2-3 T butter Garlic seasoning Caesar dressing as desired 1. Slice chicken and season with salt, pepper, and other seasoning as desired 2. Fry chicken in the oil until completely cooked 3. Dice bread. melt butter in frying pan and cook until slightly brown 4. Shred the lettuce and place in a bowl 5. Toss in the Parmesan cheese 6. Toss with dressing. serve and top with sliced chicken and croutons.
4: Apple Crisp 4 medium tart cooking apples, sliced (4 cups) 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup Gold Medal all-purpose flour 1/2 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg cream or ice cream, if desired Preparation 1. Heat oven to 375 degrees, Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch pan with shortening. 2. Spread apples in a pan. In medium bowl, stir remaining ingredients except cream until well mixed. 3. Bake about 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown and apples are tender when pierced with a fork. serve warm with cream. Makes 6 Servings
5: Easy Stir-Fry Chicken & Broccoli 1 lb chicken strip breasts 2 tbsp. oil 4 cups vegetables 1 cup chicken broth 2 tbsp. soy sauce 2 tbsp. cornstarch 1 tsp. brown sugar 1 1/2 cups rice Stir fry chicken in hot oil in large skillet until brown. add vegetables; stir until done. Mix broth, soy, cornstarch, and sugar. Add to skillet. Boil, continue for 2 minutes. prepare rice. Serve chicken mixture over hot rice
6: Fortune Cookies 2 Egg Whites 1/2 tsp. Vanilla 1/2 tsp. Almond Extract 3 Tbs. Oil Mix until frothy Sift 1/2 cup of flour 1 1/2 cornstarch 1/2 cup sugar 3 tsp water Add mixture to the flour mix Pre heat to 300 degrees. Put 1 Tbs on greased sheet. Cook until outside edge is brown. Fold in halve while still warm.
7: Monster Cookies 1 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1/2 stick butter 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp baking soda 3/4 cup peanut butter 2 1/4 oatmeal 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cups m+m's 1. Pre-Heat oven to 350 Degrees 2. Beat butter and sugars together 3. Add egg vanilla, baking soda to butter 4. add oatmeal, peanut butter, chocolate chips, and m+m's 5. Bake 10-12 minutes
8: Baked apple pancake 3 apples 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 2 tbsp. oil 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 cup flour 5 tbsp. powdered sugar 3/4 tsp. baking powders 1/4 tsp. salt 3 tbsp
9: Cheddar Biscuits 2 cups bisquick 2/3c whole milk 1/2 cup shredded cheese Mix the above with a spoon Bake at 450 for 7-11 minutes on an ungreased pan top with butter topping below 1/4 c butter 1/2 teaspoon old bay 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Apply when biscuits are done baking
10: Poached Pineapple chicken Ingredients 2 chicken breast halves 1/2 can pineapple chunks 1 tsp. lemon juice 1tsp. brown sugar 1 tsp. soy sauce 1/4 tsp. ground ginger 8 oz white rice Place chicken in frying pan with pineapple juice. cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked. remove chicken add brown sugar, lemon juice, soy sauce, and ginger to pan. cook and stir until smooth and hot. add pineapple chunks and chicken to sauce. serve over rice.
11: Bok Choy Salad Ingredients 1 head of bok choy 2 green onions 1/4 c sesame seeds 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1 tbsp. sugar 1 package ramen noodles 1/4 cup butter Mix sugar, red wine vinegar, and 1 tbsp. soy sauce In heavy skillet Brown sesame seeds, almonds, noodles, and sugar in butter. Prepare bok choy and onions in large salad bowl Stir in cooked noodle mixure, and pour dressing over and mix before serving
12: Bacon Cheese Soup Ingredients 8 slices of bacon 1 tbsp. butter 1/2 cup carrots 1/2 cup onions 2 tbsp. flour 1/4 tsp. dry mustard salt and pepper 1 tsp. white wine Worcestershire sauce 2 cups milk 2 cups shredded cheese Cook bacon until crisp, remove and place on paper towels. add butter to sauce pan along with carrots and onion. cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. add flour, mustard, salt, pepper, and Worcestershire sauce and cook for 2-3 minutes. add milk and cook for 10 minutes. stir in melted cheese, and stir in bacon.
13: Caramel filled chocolate cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup and 2 tbsp. cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsp. white sugar 24 chocolate candies beat butter, and gradually beat in white sugar and brown sugar. beat in eggs and vanilla. add flour baking soda and cocoa to butter mixture. roll the dough around 1 candy and dip in sugar. bake for 8 minutes.
14: Tomato and Black Bean Salsa Ingredients 4 cups chopped tomatoes 2 cups black beans 1 cup small red onions 1 large jalapeño 1/2 cup cilantro leaves 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsely 1 tbsp. chopped garlic salt and pepper 6 tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 tbsp olive oil Combine the first seven ingredients in a mixing bowl. season with salt and pepper. add the lime juice and olive oil, and mix well.
15: New England Clam Chowder Ingredients 2 slices bacon 3/4 cup onion 3/4 cup water 2 cups chopped potatoes 3/4 tsp. salt 1 cup half-and-half 1 tbsp. + 1 1/2 tsp. butter 1 can clams Cook bacon until crisp, then dice. add to bowl. add onions and cook 5 minutes. stir in water and potatoes, season with salt and pepper. bring to a boil and cook uncovered for 15 minutes. pour in Half-and-half and add butter. drain clams, but keep half of the juice. stir in clams and saved juice, cook for 5 minutes.
16: Poached Pear Ingredients 2 cups apple or orange juice 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 2 pears Combine in a pan: sugar cinnamon, and apple or orange juice. cook until sugar is dissolved. peel pears and cover and simmer for 15- 20 minutes.
17: Ruben Sandwich 2 tbsp 8 slices rye bread 8 slices deli sliced corn beef 8 slices swiss cheese 1/2 cup thousand island dressing Preheat large skillet or griddle on medium heat lightly butter one side, spread thousand island on the non butter side. grill sandwiches until both sides are golden brown, serve hot.
18: Yummy Veggie Omelet Ingredients: 2 Tbs. butter 1 small onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 4 eggs 2 table spoons milk 3/4 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 2 ounces shredded swiss cheese 1. Melt butter in a medium skillet. place in onion and bell pepper. Cook 4-5 minutes, stir occasionally. 2.Beat eggs with milk, 1/2 tsp. salt and pepper. 3. Shred cheese into small bowl. 4. remove veggies and sprinkle remaining salt on them. 5. Melt remaining butter and coat skillet. Add egg mix and cook eggs for 2 minutes or until eggs begin to set. 6. Spoon veggies and cheese into omelet and fold the edges. let cook another 2-3 minutes. Yum
19: Apple Pannekoeken Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 3 eggs 1/8 teaspoon 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour powdered sugar (optional) For Topping: 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 2 medium cooking apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced 1/4 cup butter Instructions 1. middle oven rack, put butter on pie plate and preheat 425 F 2. While waiting for the butter to melt, prepare batter; beat eggs into large bowl, add salt, milk, and flour and beat till smooth 3. When butter is melted, remove pie plate and tilt to cover with butter, then carefully pour in the egg mixture 4. Bake for about 15-18 minutes without opening the oven (pannekoeken will puff up) Apple Topping: 5. combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg 6. add apple to bowl and mix 7. melt butter over low heat in large saucepan 8. Add apple mix and cook over medium heat Carefully spoon apple topping over hot pannekoeken, sprinkle powdered sugar, cut into wedges, and serve immediately
20: Brownies with Applesauce Instead of Oil Ingredients: Betty Crocker fudge brownie mix 1/4 cup water 2/3 cup applesauce 1/2 cup egg beaters Make as directed on package, substituting applesauce for the oil. spread into 9x9 pan. cook as directed on the package. makes 16 brownies.
21: Hearty Minestrone 1/2 package Johnsonville Italian Hot Sausage links 1/2 medium red bell pepper. Chopped 1/2 medium onion. Chopped 1/2 cup celery. Chopped 2 cups beef broth 1 cup uncooked shell pasta 1/2 can Great Northern beans. rinsed and drained 1/2 can whole tomatoes. Chopped 1/2 medium zucchini. Chopped 1/2 medium potato. Chopped 1/2 cup red wine 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 1/4 tsp. dried basil 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1. Remove sausage from casing and cut into chunks 2. In a large stock pot, saute sausage over medium heat until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. 3. Add the red pepper, onion and celery; saute till veggies are tender. 4. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. 5. Reduce heat and cover. Let simmer for 20-25 minutes.
22: Fruit Pizza Ingredients: 1 package refrigerated sugar cookie dough 1 package cream cheese, softened 1 container frozen whipped topping, thawed 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1/2 cup white sugar 1 pinch salt 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon orange zest Directions: 1.Preheat oven 350 degrees 2.Slice cookie dough and flatten on greased pizza pan 3. bake 10-12 minutes, let cool 4. In large bowl, soften cream cheese, add whipped topping 5. Arrange fruits around the edge of pizza pan 6. In a saucepan, combine sugar, salt, corn starch, lemon juice, and water. Bring to boil, let thicken 7. Let cool and spoon over fruit
23: Veggie Stir-Fry Ingredients: 2 tsp cornstarch 1/2 cup water 3 tbsp soy sauce 1 cup broccoli 1 carrot 1/2 onion 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup shredded cabbage 1 small zucchini, julienned 6 large mushrooms 1/2 teaspoon garlic Cooked rice in a bowl whisk cornstarch, water, and soy sauce until smooth. in large skillet stir-fry the broccoli, carrot, and onion in oil for 5 minutes. add cabbage, zucchini, mushrooms, and garlic. stir-fry until tender. mix in soy sauce mixture. stir and cook until thickened. serve with rice
24: Snickers Salad Ingredients: 4 ounces of cream cheese 1/2 cup powdered sugar 3/4 cup cool whip 3 snickers candy bars 2-3 granny smith apples 1. Mix cream cheese and powdered sugar until blended 2. Fold in Cool Whip 3. Cut snickers in to bite size chunks and add to cream cheese mixture 4.Chop the apples into chunks and stir 5.Chill 1 hour before serving
25: Macaroni Salad Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 1/3 cup and 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar 1/4 cup and 1 teaspoon white sugar 1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni, and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Rinse under cold water and drain. 2. In a large bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in the onion celery, green pepper, macaroni. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
26: Chocolate-Dipped Orange Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup softened butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1tsp orange extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt 6 oz dark chocolate candy coating 1/2 chopped almonds, toasted In a large bowl, cream butter add powdered sugar until light and fluffy. beat in orange extract. combine flour and salt;gradually add to cream mixture and mix well. divide dough into 36 pieces shape into a rope. place 2 inches apart. bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. in microwave melt chocolate and dip the cookies in the chocolate. sprinkle with almonds place on wax paper and let set.
27: The Big Easy Jambalaya 1tsp olive oil 1/2 an onion 1/2 green pepper 1/2 yellow pepper 1/2 can fire roasted tomatoes (undrained) 1/2 cup water 1/2 package of zatarain's jambalaya mi 1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/2 an andoulille sausage 2 tbsp chopped parsley 1. heat oil in deep pan over medium heat, add onion, bell peppers, and sausage. cook until vegetables begin to soften. 2. stir in tomatotes, water, and jambalaya mix. bring to boil. reduce heat slightly. cover and simmer for 15 minutes. 3. Stir in shrimp. cover and cook 10 minutes longer. let stand for 5 minutes.
28: Bok Choy Salad Ingredients 1 head of bok choy 2 green onions 1/4 c sesame seeds 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1 tbsp. sugar 1 package ramen noodles 1/4 cup butter Mix sugar, red wine vinegar, and 1 tbsp. soy sauce In heavy skillet Brown sesame seeds, almonds, noodles, and sugar in butter. Prepare bok choy and onions in large salad bowl. Stir in cooked noodle mixure, and pour dressing over and mix before serving
29: Breakfast Pizza 1 pound breakfast sausage 1 package refrigerated crescent rolls 1 cup frozen hashbrowns 1 cup shredded cheese 5 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese place sausage in a large skillet. cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. drain. preheat oven to 375. separate crescent roll dough into 8 triangles. place in a 12 inch pizza pan with points toward the middle. press together to form crust.spoon sausage over crust. sprinkle hashborwns and cheese. beat eggs together eggs, salt, pepper and milk and pour over crust. top with Parmesan. bake 25 to 30 minutes or until eggs are set.
30: Steak Dijonaise two 6oz sirloin steaks trimmed 1 oz Dijon mustard 2 oz onion diced 1 fl oz clarified butter 3 fl oz heavy cream 1 oz whole butter to taste salt and pepper pound the steak to a 1/4 inch thickness. cover one side of each steak with 1 1/2 tsp of the butter and then half the onion. Sauté the steaks in the clarified butter, onion side down first for 2 to 3 minutes per side. remove and hold. degrease the pan add the cream and reduce heat by half. add the rest of the mustard. serve each portion with some sauce.
31: FRENCH SILK CHOCOLATE PIE 1/2 c. butter, cut in 8 equal parts 1 (1 oz.) square unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1 tsp. vanilla 1 (8 inch) baked pastry shell 3/4 c. sugar 2 lg. eggs Whipped cream In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in chocolate and vanilla until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating with electric mixer at medium speed for 5 minutes after each addition. Turn into pastry shell. Chill, garnish with whipped cream.
32: Classic Crisco Single Crust Ingredients 1 1/3 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup Crisco shortening 3 tablespoons cold water Directions 1.Spoon flour into measuring cup and level. 2.Combine flour and salt in medium bowl. 3.Cut in shortening using pastry blender or 2 knives until all flour is blended to form pea-size chunks. 4.Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time. 5.Toss lightly with fork until dough forms a ball. 6.Press dough between hands to form 5- to 6-inch"pancake". 7.Flour rolling surface and rolling pin lightly Roll dough into circle. 8.Trim circle 1 inch larger than upside-down pie plate. 9.Carefully remove trimmed dough. 10.Set aside to reroll and use for pastry cutout garnish, if desired. 11.Fold dough into quarters. 12.Unfold and press into pie plate. 13.Fold edge under. 14.Flute. 15.For recipes using a baked pie crust, heat oven to 425F. 16.Prick bottom and side thoroughly with fork (50 times) to prevent shrinkage. 17.Bake at 425F for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. 18.For recipes using an unbaked pie crust, follow directions given for that recipe.