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Aunt Verna’s Meatballs Recipe

July 26th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1lbground beef
  2. 1/2cup dryquick oats
  3. 1/2cup dicedonions
  4. 1egg
  5. 1 (8 ounce)cancream of celery soup
  6. 1cupmilk
  7. 1teaspoonsalt
  8. 1/2teaspoonpepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Crumble ground beef into bowl Add oats, onion, egg, salt and pepper.
  2. Combine ingredients but do not overmix or meatballs will be tough.
  3. Form meatballs (should make about 12-15).
  4. Brown the outside of meatballs in skillet Place browned meatballs in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  5. Combine cream of celery soup and milk and pour over meatballs.
  6. Continue cooking meatballs 10 additional minutes.

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Sauteed Burgundy Mushrooms Recipe

July 26th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3ounces meltedbutter
  2. 1tablespoonolive oil
  3. 1/2cup choppedscallions(1 bunch)
  4. 2lbs saladmushrooms, whole
  5. 1 1/2teaspoonsseasoning salt
  6. 1/8teaspooncayenne pepper
  7. 1cupcabernet sauvignon wine(red)
  8. 3-4cupsBurgundy wine

DIRECTIONS

  1. In large skillet, heat butter and olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add chopped scallions and mushrooms and cook until mushrooms begin to darken.
  3. Sprinkle with seasoned salt and cayenne pepper.
  4. Add burgundy and cabernet wine, enough to almost cover mushrooms.
  5. Saute, stirring occasionally until wine starts to bubble.
  6. Cover and let simmer, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are soft (about 30-40 minutes).

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Aloha Hawaiian Banana Bread Recipe

July 26th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Aloha Hawaiian Banana Bread Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3cupsall-purpose flouror bread flour
  2. 3/4teaspoonsalt
  3. 1teaspoonbaking soda
  4. 2cupsSplenda sugar substitute
  5. 1teaspoonground cinnamon
  6. 1cup choppednuts(macadamias are preferred)
  7. 3eggs, beaten
  8. 1cupcanola oilor olive oil
  9. 2cups mashed ripebananas
  10. 1 (8 ounce)cancrushed pineapple, in its own juice,drained
  11. 2teaspoonsvanilla extract
  12. 2tablespoonshoney
  13. bakers joycooking spray(or extra flour and shortening)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Your will need: 2-8 1/2 X 4 1/2 X 3 loaf pans.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Spray two 8 1/2 X 4 1/2 X 3 loaf pans with Bakers Joy (or grease and flour) and set aside.
  4. In a Medium bowl,combine the first 5 ingredients and stir with a wire wisk to blend well.
  5. Stir in nuts to combine and set aside.
  6. In another bowl, combine the eggs, oil, mashed bananas, pineapple, vanilla and honey (if you’re using Splenda) Stir lightly just to mix.
  7. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix only enough to moisten the dry.
  8. DO NOT overmix or your bread will be tough and heavy.
  9. Its ok to have some lumps.
  10. Spoon the dough into the two pans,making sure to divide it equally between the two.
  11. Bake for about 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes.
  12. A good rule of thumb is to check after about 50 minutes.
  13. Insert a toothpick or bamboo skewer into the center to test for doneness.
  14. This bread will crack– don’t worry.
  15. Once done, remove to wire racks and cool for about 10-12 minutes in pans.
  16. Turn the bread out carefully onto the racks.
  17. Allow it to sit for about 15 minutes upside down, then carefully turn right side up to finish cooling.
  18. As with any bread, slice with a serrated knife and enjoy.
  19. Just a note– if you use Splenda or any artificial sweetener.
  20. the shelf life will be shorter and texture may not be the same than if you had used real sugar.

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Quick N Easy Hedgehog Slice Recipe

July 26th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2/3cupbutter
  2. 1/2cupcaster sugar
  3. 2tablespoonscocoa
  4. 2tablespoonsdesiccated coconut
  5. 1egg, beaten
  6. 1/2cupwalnuts, chopped
  7. 1/2cupglace cherries, chopped
  8. 1/2teaspoonvanilla essence
  9. 2cups crushedplain sweet biscuits(for you Americans, that’s like graham cracker crumbs!)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Grease lamington pan/slice tray.
  2. Melt butter and sugar together, stir in cocoa.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and coconut.
  4. Add egg, then walnuts and cherries.
  5. Mix in biscuit crumbs; press into pan and refrigerate until firm and cooled, only needs about an hour.
  6. You can ice this with chocolate icing if you wish; I prefer to leave it plain and press some extra shredded coconut on top before refrigerating!

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Mock Hollandaise Sauce (eggless) Recipe

July 26th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2cupfat-free mayonnaiseor Miracle Whip
  2. 4ouncesfat free sour cream
  3. 1teaspoonprepared mustard
  4. 2teaspoonslemon juice
  5. skim milk

DIRECTIONS

  1. Wisk mayo, sour cream, mustard and lemon juice together over low heat until hot.
  2. Add milk a little at a time if needed to reach desired consistancy.
  3. Start to finish apx.
  4. 10 min!

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