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cheesecake, recipes

Quick Summer Cheesecake

Ingredients:8 oz cream cheese (the kind you get in a brick), softened10 oz tube refrigerated flaky biscuits (not the extra large kind)*½ cup sugar1 tablespoon flour1 eggstrawberries for serving Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine, sugar, flour, cream cheese and egg until smooth. Open the tube […]

recipes, vegan

Rice, Beans and Peas

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon butter OR oil1 1/2 cups basmati rice15 oz canned red runner beans OR kidney beans1 cup peas1 medium onion, chopped1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes1/2 teaspoon Texas-style chili powdersaltfresh black pepper Directions: In a medium sauce pan, bring 2 1/2 cups of water to […]

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Okra with Tomato, Rice and Black Beans

Ingredients: 1 cup jasmine rice1 1/2 cups water or broth1/2 cup frozen okra2 green onions, chopped and seperated10 oz Ro-tel tomatoes and chiles15 oz canned black beansfrozen or fresh shrimp, peeled (optional) Directions: In a large pot, bring water, rice and the white part of the onion to boil. Reduce […]

recipes, soup

Potato Leek Soup with Bacon

Ingredients: 4-5 slices lean bacon, in 1/4 inch strips2 lbs leeks, cut into 1/4 inch strips2.5 lbs. small red skin potatoes, cubed1 1/2 quarts chicken stock or water (or a combination of the two) Directions: Brown bacon in a 5 quart pot. Stir frequently then add leeks when bacon has […]

recipes, vegan

Orzo with Spinach and Peas

Ingredients: 1 lb orzo 2 cups water or broth 1 cup spinach 1/2 cup frozen peas 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped salt pepper Optional: 2 oz grated Parmesan Directions: In a large pot, saute garlic and onion in olive oil over medium heat. […]

cake, dessert, recipes

Chocolate Guinness Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup Guinness10 tablespoons butter, sliced3/4 cup cocoa3/4 cup sour cream2 cups sugar2 cups flour2 eggs (at room temperature)2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter (or spray with cooking oil) a 9 inch pan throughly. In a large pot combine Guinness […]

burgers, recipes

Onion Burgers

Ingredients:1 ¼ lb ground beef (at room temperature)1/3 cup finely chopped onions4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce2 tablespoons Montreal seasoningOlive oil Directions:In a grill pan, heat olive oil. In a large bowl combine all ingredients thoroughly. Form into 5 patties. Grill 3-5 minutes on each side. Serve on crusty rolls.