Monthly Archives: September 2008

I really like Asiago Cheese. It’s stronger than most cheeses, so you can also use half Asiago & half grated Parmesan. This is also really good with grated Colby Jack & Parmesan if you want a milder taste. YUM!  Ingredients 4 cups heavy cream 1/8 teaspoon chicken base or  1/2 of a bouillon cube 1 […]

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Stir Fry is another main dish to prepare in a hurry! The Chicken breast strips are marinated in a sweet-tart soy sauce mixture, and stir-fried with carrots, asparagus, snow peas, ginger & cashews. Ingredients 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce 1/2 cup water  2 tablespoons brown sugar  2 tablespoons lime juice 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ginger […]

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I’m not a Salmon lover, but my husband is! I’m going to try this recipe very soon. This is called “The world’s best grilled salmon recipe.” The grilled salmon tastes spicy, but not overpowering. Even seafood haters will love this grilled salmon. Adjust the red pepper according to your individual preference. The listed amount in […]

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One of my all-time favorite food dishes comes from an Italian restaurant called Johnny Carino’s or now it’s called Carino’s Italian Grill. I always order the Chicken Scaloppini. This dish is described as, “Breaded, tender chicken medallions sauteed with freshly sliced mushrooms, diced roma tomatoes & flavorful bacon in a lemon butter cream sauce, served […]

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Have you ever had a Monte Cristo Sandwich in a restaurant? If not, you’re missing out. A Monte Cristo is a sandwich of ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese between batter-dipped grilled or fried bread. The sandwich can differ from restaurants, but traditionally it is dipped in its entirety in batter and then deep fried. Here […]

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We made this excellent dip many times for Young Women Activities. You can also substitute grated cheddar cheese if you prefer. It’s delicious. YOU WILL NEED: 1 – 2 lb. brick Kraft Velveeta Cheese or use 2 1/2 to 3 cups grated cheddar cheese instead 2 Cans Hormel no-bean Chile 1 large bottle of your […]

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The trick to great Alfredo:  Let the sauce simmer on low, for at least 15 minutes.  YOU WILL NEED:  1 pint of Heavy Cream 1 stick of butter 2 Tbsp. Cream Cheese 1/2 – 3/4 C. Parmesan cheese 1 tsp. Garlic powder DIRECTIONS: In a saucepan combine butter, heavy cream, and cream cheese. Simmer this […]

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Last night after dinner, my husband asked, “Where’s the Dessert?” I looked at him funny, and said, “There isn’t any!” I then proceeded to ask him, what he would have wanted. His response was this: “A nice fluffy Chocolate Mousse, with chopped Almonds & coconut on the top!” I just laughed at him. Tonight, he’s […]

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YOU WILL NEED: 1 loaf Italian or French bread, halved crosswise 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 cup shredded mozzarella (regular or part-skim) dried parsley flakes DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Brush olive oil all over bottom half of bread. Sprinkle garlic over oil. Top with cheese, […]

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This is a super easy main dish to prepare, after a hectic day. You can use left over chicken breasts from the night before, or buy the Rotisserie chicken in the grocery store. It’s easy & delicious. INGREDIENTS:  Cooking spray 12 ounces cooked chicken, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 3 cups) *Rotisserie Chicken works great […]

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This is a super easy main dish. Use Panko Crumbs for a crispier breading. YOU WILL NEED:  4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 2 pounds) 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 5 cups bread crumbs or cracker crumbs 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon dried thyme Freshly ground black pepper All-purpose flour, for dredging 6 large […]

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