recipes

Popcorn Toppings

I use 2-4 tablespoons of each, depending on the amount of popcorn made Butter and Popcorn Salt (so much better then margarine and regular salt)Cayenne PepperHungarian Hot PaprikaOld BayParmesan CheeseSugarCuminCurry PowderSemisweet Chocolate ChipsNutmegChopped Chives Chili powder and lime zest

Blueberry Sour Cream Muffins

Ingredients:2 cups flour3/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup sour cream at room temperature1 large egg, lightly beaten1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla2 cups blueberries1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled Directions:Preheat oven to 400. Prepare 12 muffin cups. In a large bowl, stir together […]

Zucchini Bread/Muffins

3 cups flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. baking powder 3 eggs, room temperature 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup oil 2 cups shredded zucchini 2 tsp. vanilla Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir flour, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon in a large bowl. Beat […]

Celebration Cupcakes

Ingredients:3 cups flour2 tsp. baking powder1 cup butter (at room temperature)1 2/3 cups granulated sugar3 eggs ( at room temperature)1 tsp. vanilla1 1/2 cups of milk Directions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cake pan. Stir together flour and baking powder in medium sized bowl. Beat together margarine and sugar in […]

Cucumber Sesame Salad

  Ingredients:  2 cucumbers, sliced 1/2 inch thick 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce toasted sesame seeds   Directions: Mix together sauce and oil. Toss with cucumbers. Sprinkle with healthy amount of sesame seeds. Chill 1/2 hour before serving.

Chocolate Fudge

Ingredients: 2 tablespoon butter 2/3 cup evaporated milk 1 2/3 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups mini-marshmallows 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 teaspoons vanilla Directions: Combine butter, milk, sugar, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring […]

Peanut Butter Fudge

Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, plus more for greasing pan 1 cup peanut butter (use Peter Pan, it gets the best results in baking) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 pound powdered sugar Directions: Microwave butter and peanut butter for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave for 2 more minutes. Add vanilla and […]

Sesame Snow Peas

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups snow peas (about 6 oz) 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon dark sesame oil 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds (I bought them pre-toasted at an Asian grocery store but you can toast them yourself) Directions: Toss snow peas, oils and soy sauce in a medium microwave […]

Orzo with Snap Peas and Squash

Ingredients: 1/2 lb orzo 1 lb sugar snap peas 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 small squash, cubed 2 tablespoons parmesan Directions: Cook orzo 5 minutes. Add peas and squash. Cook until orzo is done and vegetables are tender. Add olive oil. Drain if needed. Sprinkle with parmesan, salt and pepper. […]

Cauliflower Parmesan

Ingredients: 20 oz cauliflower 1/2 cup grated parmesan 1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs 3 tablespoons melted butter Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Butter 1 1/4 quart baking dish. Steam cauliflower. Place in dish. In a small bowl, stir together crumbs and cheese. Toss with butter. Sprinkle over cauliflower and toss. […]