3/4 c apricot-pineapple jam
2 T soy sauce
1 t ground ginger
1 t lemon zest - grated
3 pounds chicken drumsticks
3/4 c canned pineapple wedges (drained)
In a small mixing bowl, combine the jam, soy sauce, ginger, and lemon zest.
Dip each drumstick into this mixture and place into the Crockpot. Pour the
remaining jam mixture over the drumsticks. Add the pineapple chunks and mix
thoroughly. Cover; cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hrs (or HIGH for 2 to 3 hrs.) Remover
the drumsticks and pineapple from the stoneware and place on the broiling
tray. Broil for 10 minutes or until the chicken is browned. Makes 6 servings.
Cornish Hens With Rice
2 Cornish hens
3/4 c. minute rice, uncooked
1/2 pkg. dry onion soup mix
1/4 t. black pepper
1/2 c. sour cream
1/4 c. milk
1 (4 oz. Can) diced mushrooms
Butter flavored cooking spray
Preheat oven to 350º. Combine all ingredients together except Cornish
Put in bottom of baking dish that has been sprayed with a non-stick cooking
Place Cornish hens on top of rice mixture. Then spray the hens with the butter
flavored cooking spray.
Cover with foil and bake in 350º oven for 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Remove foil and bake uncovered for another 15 minutes.
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2 Tbls. Melted Butter or Margarine
1 tsp. Cornstarch
1/8 tsp. Baking Powder
1/4 tsp. Salt and Pepper
1/4 tsp. Dried Mustard
1 Cup Milk
1/2 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Beat Eggs. Add next 5 ingredients. Blend in milk. Divide cheese up among
4 individual custard dishes. Pour mixture evenly into custard cups. Place
cups into baking pan and fill with boiling water one inch deep. Bake, uncovered,
at 425 F for 15-20 minutes. Serve immediately with fresh fruit and muffins.
This is an EASY recipe.
You can make it low fat by using ground turkey and low fat sausage.
They won't know the difference.
1 pound ground beef
1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1/4 inch slices
1 onion, chopped
3 stalks celery
1 clove chopped garlic
1 medium head cabbage, chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
14 1/2 fluid ounces water
1 cup uncooked rice
garlic salt to taste
In a large stock pot over medium high heat, combine ground beef, smoked sausage,
onion, celery and garlic. Cook until beef is evenly brown.
Stir in cabbage, tomatoes, water and rice. Season with garlic salt.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 35 to 40 minutes,
or until rice is done.
Servings: 6 (Thanks Winky for sending this recipe)
Pork Chops and Amber
6 thick cut pork chops
1-1/3 C. Minute Rice
1 C. orange juice
1 Can (10-1/2 oz.) chicken and rice soup
Brown chops and season with salt and pepper.
Place rice in baking dish and pour orange juice over the rice. Arrange chops
on top of rice and pour chicken soup over all.
Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
Then uncover and continue baking for another 10 minutes.
Serves 4 to 6.
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1 1/2 cups butter
1 cup sugar
2 squares (2 ounces) unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in chocolate, egg, vanilla and almond extracts. Beat well. Sift together
the flour and baking powder; stir into the creamed mixture, blending well.
Do not chill. Force dough through cookie press, forming desired shapes on
ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 8 to 10 minutes. Makes about
4 dozen chocolate spritz cookies.
Red Beans And
1 pound dried red beans or kidney beans
1 large hamhock from left over ham, or sausage
2 tablespoons margarine or ham fat
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 or 2 clove garlic, finely minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
1 small piece bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon oregano powder
2 large ripe tomatoes or canned whole tomatoes
Pick and wash red beans. In a large sauce pan boil 1-1/2 quarts water, drop
in the beans, boil 1 minute. Set aside until they cool.
Cook onion in fat until tender. Add to beans, with garlic, hamhock, tomatoes,
bayleaf, salt, and pepper. Cook over high heat, then reduce to simmer until
tender, about 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Take out hamhock, cut meat away from bone
and add to pot of beans. Add oregano. Discard the bone.
Serve in soup plates over rice. Chopped scallions over this is delicious.
COOKING TIP: If using sausage, do not cook them longer than 1 hour.
If there are left over beans, chill in individual servings and freeze.
1 cup flour
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup sugar
2 tbsp. cocoa
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup milk
2 tbsp. melted butter
1 cup finely chopped Pecans
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1 3/4 cup hot water
1 tsp. vanilla
Sift first five ingredients together in round Baking Dish. Add next three
ingredients and stir all until well blended. Mix next three ingredients and
sprinkle over the batter.
Mix hot water and vanilla and pour over all and bake at 350ºF for 40-45
Serve warm or cold. Serves 6
Crumb Coffee Cake
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup sugar
3 Tbs. shortening
1 Tbs. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup sugar
3 Tbs. shortening
2 Tbs. flour
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp. salt
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Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix first 7 ingredients by hand. Spread in a
greased and floured 9 inch cake pan or springform pan.
In a bowl, combine remaining ingredients, mixing with a fork to create crumbs.
Spread on top of batter.
Bake for about 25 minutes.
Let cool before cutting.
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