November 1, 2014

Artichoke & Spinach Dip

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

Black-BeanMozzarella-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...]

Old-Fashioned Coney Dog Sauce

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1 lb. ground beef, browned and drained 1 c. ketchup 2 c. chopped onion 1/2 c. dark corn syrup 1/4 c. brown mustard 2 T. vinegar 1 T. chili powder Simmer all ingredients in saucepan, stirring occasionally. Serve over hot dogs. Tommie Schmidt, … [Read more...]

Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans & Rice

4 cans 16-oz. kidney or red beans, rinsed and drained 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained 1 lb. smoked sausage, sliced 1 c. chicken broth 3 celery ribs, chopped 1 lg. onion, chopped 1 med. green pepper, chopped 1 sm. red pepper, chopped 6 garlic … [Read more...]

Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

Sausage Gravy & Biscuits

1 lb. ground sausage 4 T. butter 2?3 c. Kentucky Kernel (fry batter mix) (You can use all or part flour for less spice) 2?3 to 1½ c. milk, to desired consistency Grands!®, Bisquick™, or homemade biscuits Brown sausage. Add and melt butter. Stir … [Read more...]

Hawaiian Toss

3 c. cold cooked pork, cut into pieces 3 c. cold cooked rice 2 c. drained Mandarin orange sections 2 c. fresh or canned pineapple chunks, drained 1 c. diced green pepper 1/4 c. minced onion 1 3/4 c. mayonnaise 1 T. soy sauce 3-4 T. orange or … [Read more...]