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Taco Salad

In a medium skillet, cook and stir ground beef and onion over medium-high heat until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain thoroughly. In a bowl, combine meat mixture, taco sauce, half of the sour cream and salt. Cover and chill for 20 to 30 minutes. To serve, place lettuce on 4 individual pl

Rum Cake

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until pale yellow. Add two eggs at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add vanilla and burnt sugar. In a medium bowl, sift together all dry ingredients. Add slowly to the large bowl, mixing well. The batter will be very heavy. Add two cups of

Strawberry Coffeecake II

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, milk and vanilla extract. Mix well. Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to cheese mixture. Beat until smooth (batter will be stiff).

Tostaditas with Gulf Crab

Carefully check the crab meat for any extraneous pieces of shell. Combine crab meat in a mixing bowl with mayonnaise, heavy cream, salt and chipotle sauce, if desired. Mix until crab is well-coated but do not overmix. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve on tortilla rounds or trian

Dinner Party Coffee

Combine very hot coffee, sugar and rum in heated pot. Makes 4-6 demitasse for 4-6. Double as needed

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Mix first 4 ingredients. Cut hot dogs into 1 to 2 inch lengths an add to sauce. Microwave on high for 8 minutes.

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Mix all ingredients together, adding salt and pepper to taste. Keeps covered in refrigerator for up to one week.

Barbecued Chicken Wings

Cut off and discard chicken wing tips. Arrange chicken and lemon alternately in rectangular microwavable dish, 11 X 7 X 1 1/2 inches. Cover tightly and microwave on high 12 to 15 minutes, rotating dish 1/2 turn after 6 minutes until done; drain. Cover to keep warm. Prepare

Dry Rub For Barbequed Chicken

Mix thoroughly. To me, the thing that makes this outstanding is the chipotles. And note that these are not the canned ones in adobo they re dried. This makes their smokiness a bit more intense. You might have difficulty finding them. Look for them in the Hispanic section o

Savory Swiss Steak

Cut steak into 6 serving size portions. Coat with a mixture of flour, mustard, salt and pepper. Using a large frying pan, brown meat in half the butter and oil. Transfer to crockpot. Heat remaining butter and oil in frying pan. Saute onions, carrots and celery until glazed.

Chocolate Cherry Sheet Cake

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 13x9 inch pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients. By hand, stir until well mixed. Pour into greased and floured pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. br

Low Fat Recipe Modification

Perhaps you have your own favorite chocolate recipes that you just aren t willing to give up. Try these easy substitutions in the preparation process and lower the fat in your desserts. INGREDIENT SUBSTITUTIONS ==================================================== evapor

Pink Lemonade

Tastes vary as to how sweet lemonade should be, so you may want to. Mix all ingredients. Serve over ice. 6 SERVINGS (ABOUT 3/4 CUP EACH); 70 CALORIES PER SERVING.     strongServings: 6/strong  

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Lebanese Doughnuts

Preparation : Dissolve yeast in a little warm water. Add Laban flour and salt and mix well with electric mixer until thick and creamy. Put mixture aside and let rise about 45 minutes. Heat oil well and drop mixture by teaspoonful. Brown well and drain on paper towels. Drizzl

Bing Cherry Salad

Cook the custard: Pineapple juice, eggs, and butter. Stir in the marshmallows until partly melted. Cool. Add whipped cream, then fruit and nuts. Taken from: IT NEVER TURNS OUT THE SAME WAY COOKBOOK A Collection of Recipes from the Kitchen of Joyce and Clem Kohl Kook Net: &t

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Lemony Soup

Bring onion, celery, red pepper, and 1/2 c. of the boullion to a boil in a large pot. Simmer about 10 minutes to soften the veggies. Add the remaining boullion, spices, potato, carrots, and tomatoes; simmer 20 minutes. Stir in zucchini, noodles, chickpeas, and lemon juice, and c

Vegetable Pullao

Put mung beans in a bowl with 3 cups water. Cover lightly and set aside for 12 hours. Drain beans and wrap in a very damp dish towel. Put the wrapped bundle in a bowl. Put this bowl in a dark place (like an unused oven) for 24 hours. Wash rice well and soak in 4 cups of

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Bran Muffins Lacto

Preheat oven to 180 C or 375 F. Combine all ingredients until the mixture resembles cake consistency. Place spoonfulls into non stick muffins tins (or use spray oil substitute). Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes until brown. Posted by "Paul Carreno" <PCARRE

Beef Jerkey 2

Cut flank steak or london broil into 1/4" strips. Sprinkle with garlic powder and coarse ground black pepper. Marinate in soy sauce for 24 hours. Bake in 150øF oven for 10 to 12 hours. DO NOT exceed 150øF.     strongServings: 8/

Chili Roasted Peanuts

Preheat oven to 325F. Combine all ingredients except the nuts in a baking pan & mix well. Add nuts & toss to mix. Spread nuts in a single layer & bake for 20 minutes, or until golden, stirring 2 or 3 times during cooking. Serve barely warm or at room temperature. Var

Bema s Chicken Rice Casserole

Place chicken breasts skin side down into baking dish with margarine and bake at 350 degrees for 1/2 hour. Remove breasts temporarily, stir in peppers and onions, add rice. Place chicken on top skin side up. Bake at 350 degrees for at least an hour. This is a nice make ahe

Texas Red

Fat grams per serving: Approx. Cook Time: 3hrs Fry suet in a large heavy kettle until crisp. Then add beef, about 1 pound at a time, and brown, stiring as it cooks. Remove each pound after browning. When all meat is browned, return it to kettle and add seasonings and beef stock

Double Melon Soup

Puree the cantaloupe with the orange juice, orange rind & the sherry. Cover & chill for at least 3 hours. Puree the honeydew melon with the lemon juice & mint. Cover & chill for at least 3 hours. Pour equal amounts of each melon mixture into chilled ser

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Pretzels A

Add into the bread machine in this order. Set on manual. FORMING: Cut dough into short strips, roll into ropes and shape into pretzels. Cover with a tea towel and let rise for 45 minutes. BATH : In a cast iron or OTHER NONALUMINUM pan, bring almost to a boil 4 cups of water

Home Style Steamed Spareribs In Black Bean Sa

Cut ribs between the bones into 1 inch pieces. Trim off excess fat. Put ribs into a mixing bowl. Soak the optional tangerine peel in hot water for 10 minutes. Drain, finely mince and set aside. Rinse the black beans with warm water; drain. Gently mash the beans, b

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Big Batch Lemon Muffins

Preheat oven to 400 F. Oil and lightly flour muffin pans. Sift all purpose flour, cream of tartar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg into a large bowl. Stir in whole wheat flour and wheat germ. Set aside. Place tofu and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in a food processor a

Gf Rice Flour Yeast Bread

1. Sift together flours. Measure 2 cups into large mixer bowl. Add dry yeast, sugar, salt, baking powder, and dry milk. Mix thoroughly. 2. Combine instant mashed potatoes and hot tap water; whip lightly with a fork. 3. Add potato mixture and soft butter to dry ingredients in

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Almond tea

Almond Tea8 cups water, divided1 1/2 cups granulated sugar2 tea bagsJuice of 4 lemons*1 tablespoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon almond extract* Or use 8 tablespoons lemon concentrate.Boil 6 cups water and sugar for 10 minutes.In a separate pan comb

Joe`s special

Joe`s SpecialThis is a truly delicious San Francisco specialty.1/2 pound spinach, chopped, or 1 (10 ounce)    package frozen chopped spinach, thawed1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon butter or margarine1 pound ground beef1 small onion, diced1

Sara lee original cream cheesecake

Sara Lee Original Cream CheesecakeuCrust/u1/2 cup fine graham cracker crumbs1/4 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup butter, softenedPreheat the oven to 375 degrees F.Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter and mix well. Press the mixture firmly into an ungre

Cathedral window candies

Cathedral Window Candies12 ounces chocolate chips1/4 pound butter1 cup walnuts10 1/2 ounces colored mini marshmallows1 cup flaked coconutMelt chocolate chips in butter. Cool for 5 minutes. Add nuts and marshmallows. Mix. Sprinkle coconut on wax paper. Spoon mixture

Brown sugar pound cake

Brown Sugar Pound Cake1 1/2 cups shortening1 pound brown sugar1/2 cup granulated sugar5 eggs, separated3 cups flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup milk1 cup chopped pecans1 teaspoon vanilla extractCream shortening. Add sugars an

Grandma vinny`s sauce

Grandma Vinny`s SauceThis is from my Italian grandmother, Vincenza. Of course, she never wrote anything down so my sister and I used to follow her around the kitchen when we were young. Now I know some of you are thinking, "what! no garlic???" Vinny was from Naples but she rarely used g

Pizza tot casserole

Pizza Tot Casserole1 pound ground beef1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1 (11 1/8 ounce) can condensed Italian tomato soup, undiluted1 (4 1/2 ounce) jar sliced mushrooms, drained 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese1 (32 ounce) package frozen tater tots

Barbecued Chili Beef

Barbecued Chili Beef1 1/2 pounds beef top round1/4 cup olive oil1/4 cup fresh lime juice1/4 cup balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons molasses2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano    or 1 teaspoon dried3 cloves garlic, minced4 teaspoons cumin2 teaspoons ch

Honey Nut Bars

Honey Nut Bars1/2 cup vegetable oil1 cup granulated sugar1 egg, beaten2 teaspoon cinnamon1 cup chopped nuts1/4 to 1/2 cup honey2 cups flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup raisinsMix all ingredients together (will be thick). Press in

Colored snowballs

Colored Snowballs1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened (NO substitutions)1/2 cup confectioners` sugar2 teaspoons almond extract2 1/4 cups all purpose flour1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)Colored sugar (red, green, blue, yellow, pink, etc.)Preh

Pineapple Salsa Chicken

Pineapple Salsa Chicken6 skinless chicken breasts 1 can pineapple tidbits, drained1 can black beans (do not drain) 1 (32 ounce) jar mild or medium chunky style salsaPlace chicken breasts in crockpot; add remaining ingredients. Cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours. Serve with w

Pebbles portabello mushroom sandwich

Pebbles Portabello Mushroom SandwichMarinade of balsamic vinegar and oil4 ounces portobello mushroom1 ounce unsalted butter1/4 ounce red bell pepper, diced1/4 ounce minced garlic2 ounces julienned yellow onion2 slices Monterey jack cheese7 inch French baguette, sliced

Praline ice cream

Praline Ice Cream1 cup milk3 egg yolks1 cup granulated sugar1 1/4 cups cream, whipped2/3 cup shelled, unpeeled almondsIn a heavy based pan, gently bring the milk to simmering point. Beat the egg yolks and half the sugar together in a bowl until thick and light then



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