January 26, 2015

Beef Keema


2 T. oil 1 lg. onions, chopped 3 cloves fresh garlic, chopped 1 T. fresh ginger, chopped 1 1/2 lb. ground beef 2 1/2 t. ground coriander 2 1/2 t. ground cumin 1/4 t. fresh ground black pepper 1/2 t. turmeric 1/8 t. cinnamon 1 1/2 t. salt 1 lb. … [Read more...]

Moroccan Tagine in Crockpot 


Olive oil 6–8 pieces bone-in or boneless pork or chicken McCormick® Moroccan Seasoning 2½ c. chopped onions ¼ c. fi nely chopped garlic 1 c. unsalted stock (chicken, pork or vegetable) 1 T. honey 1 cinnamon stick ²?³ c. dried apricots, chopped 2 … [Read more...]

Holiday Spinach Dip

Holiday Spinich Dip

1 large round crusty bread, slice off top and hollow 2 pkgs. 10-oz. spinach, defrosted, chopped, squeezed 2 c. sour cream 2 c. Hellman’s® mayo 1 c. chopped onion, very fine 2 t. dill weed 2 T. oregano 1 ½ t. Lawry’s® seasoning salt Mix all … [Read more...]

Low Effort Eggnog

Low Effort Eggnog

4 egg yolks 1?3 c. sugar, plus 1 T. 1 pint whole milk 1 c. heavy cream 3 oz. rum or bourbon (or extract) 1 t. freshly grated nutmeg 4 egg whites In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the egg yolks until they lighten in color. Gradually add the 1?3 c. … [Read more...]

Artichoke & Spinach Dip


2 8-oz. pkgs. light cream cheese 8 oz. pkg. light sour cream 1 c. parmesan cheese 2 small cans artichokes, diced 10 oz. pkg. frozen spinach 2 T. olive oil 1 T. marjoram flakes 1/2 T. red pepper flakes (dry) Mix all ingredients and put into a 2 … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake


1 1/2 c. chocolate wafer crumbs, crushed 1/3 c. melted butter  3/4 c. sugar, divided 16 oz. cream cheese  1 t. vanilla 3 eggs, unbeaten 2 squares dark baking chocolate, melted Chocolate Mousse Topping: 1/2 c. butter 8 oz. cream cheese, … [Read more...]

Fiesta Lasagna


1 lb. burger, browned 1 can corn 1 can black beans 1 16-oz. can tomato sauce 1 can diced tomatoes 1 16-oz. can salsa 1 small can sliced black olives 1 envelope taco seasoning 3 T. fresh cilantro 8 oz. sour cream 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 … [Read more...]

Baked Crab Rangoon


12 oz. flaked crab meat 8 oz. cream cheese ½ c. thinly sliced green onions ½ c. mayonnaise 24 won ton wrappers Preheat oven to 350°. Mix crab meat, cream cheese, onions and mayonnaise. Spray 24 medium muffi n cups with cooking spray. Gently place … [Read more...]

Toffee Butter Crunch


12 oz. box Crispix® or Corn Chex® 1 c. butter ½ c. dark Karo® or other dark corn syrup 2 c. pecan halves 1 c. brown sugar ½ t. vanilla extract Preheat oven to 250°. Coat 9"x13" pan (or a large cookie pan) with cooking spray. In a small saucepan, … [Read more...]

Black Bean, Tomato & Mozzarella Salad


1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1-2 green onions, chopped, include greens 1/2 c. cilantro, roughly chopped 1/2 c. finely chopped celery 1 pt. grape tomatoes, halved 1/2 c. mozzarella cheese, cut in small cubes zest of one lime 3 T. or more … [Read more...]