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Cream Cheese Walnut Drop Cookies Recipe

November 13th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Cream Cheese Walnut  Drop Cookies Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2cupbutter, softened
  2. 3ouncescream cheese, softened
  3. 1tablespoonmilk
  4. 1cupsugar
  5. 1/2teaspoonvanilla
  6. 1cupflour
  7. 1/2cup choppedwalnuts

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese and milk.
  3. Beat in sugar and vanilla.
  4. Gradually mix in flour.Stir in walnuts.
  5. Drop by tablespoonful 2-inches apart on to ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until edges begin to slighlty brown.

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Macaroni With Gorgonzola and Walnut Sauce Recipe

November 8th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 300gmacaroni noodles
  2. salt
  3. 100gshallots
  4. 2garlic cloves
  5. 100grocket(arugula)
  6. 300ggorgonzola
  7. 60gwalnut halves
  8. 1tablespoonwalnut oil
  9. 1/4litermilk
  10. fresh ground pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook macaroni al dente
  2. Peel and finely chop the shallots and garlic.
  3. Wash and dry the rocket and tear up into slightly smaller pieces
  4. Cut the Gorgonzola into small cubes/chunks. Roughly chop the walnut halves.
  5. Fry the shallots in hot oil until clear.
  6. Add garlic, Gorgonzola, and milk.
  7. Allow to simmer until all the cheese has melted, whilst constantly stirring.
  8. Stir in the walnuts and rocket/arugula and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Drain the macaroni.
  10. Mix into the sauce and garnish with viola blossoms.

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Chicken and Walnut Stir Fry Recipe

October 27th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. The Chicken

  2. 1 1/2lbsboneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  3. The Cooking Sauce

  4. 3tablespoonssoy sauce
  5. 2teaspoonscornstarch
  6. 2tablespoonswhite wine
  7. 1teaspoon fresh gratedginger
  8. 1teaspoonsugar
  9. 1/2teaspooncrushed red pepper flakes
  10. The Stir Fry

  11. 2tablespoonscooking oil
  12. 2mediumgreen peppers, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  13. 4green onions, biased sliced into 3/4-inch pieces
  14. 1cupwalnut halves
  15. 2cupscooked long-grain rice

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a small bowl, combine the cooking sauce ingredients. Set aside.
  2. In a wok or large skillet, heat oil and stir fry green peppers and onions until crisp-tender.
  3. Remove vegetables and stir fry walnut halves until toasted golden brown. Remove.
  4. Add chicken to the pan and stir fry until no longer pink in center. Add the cooking sauce and heat until thickened.
  5. Add the previously cooked vegetables; cover and cook 1 minute. Serve over cooked rice.

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Fennel, Orange and Walnut Salad Recipe

October 27th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Fennel, Orange and Walnut Salad Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2fennel bulbs
  2. 2oranges
  3. 1/2lemon, juice of, only
  4. 1tablespoonextra virgin olive oil
  5. salt and pepper
  6. 7wholewalnuts, cut in small pieces

DIRECTIONS

  1. Remove the tough outer leaves of the fennel, cut off the tops and discard; cut each bulb in half and cut out the cores (and discard them too).
  2. Lay each fennel half in turn on cutting board (cut, flat side down) and slice as thinly as possible; transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Slice one orange in half (horizontally) and juice one of the halves, setting juice aside.
  4. Slice the remaining 1 1/2 oranges horizontally; remove the peel from each slice, then separate the individual sections (you should end up with thin triangles) which then are added to the fennel slices.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, reserved orange juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  6. Pour over the fennel and oranges and mix well; allow to marinate at least 30 minutes and preferably one hour in the refrigerator.
  7. Just before serving, sprinkle the walnut pieces over the salad and mix well.

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Banana-walnut Brunch Squares Recipe

October 21st, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3eggs
  2. 1cup mashed ripebananas(2 to 3 medium)
  3. 3tablespoonsgranulated sugar
  4. 1 (17 1/2 ounce)can pillsbury grandscinnamon roll dough, with Cream Cheese Icing
  5. 1/2cupall-purpose flour
  6. 1/3cup packedlight brown sugar
  7. 1/4cupbutteror margarine, softened
  8. 3/4cup coarsely choppedwalnuts
  9. 1/4cupmaple syrup
  10. bananas, slices if desired

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F
  2. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In large bowl, beat eggs, bananas and granulated sugar with wire whisk until well blended.
  4. Separate dough into 5 rolls; set icing aside.
  5. Cut each roll into 8 equal pie-shaped wedges.
  6. Gently stir dough pieces into egg mixture until well coated.
  7. Spoon mixture into sprayed dish; spread evenly.
  8. In medium bowl, mix flour and brown sugar.
  9. With fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  10. Stir in walnuts.
  11. Sprinkle mixture over dough mixture in dish.
  12. Bake at 350°F for 35 to 40 minutes or until center is puffed and set and edges are deep golden brown.
  13. Cool 10 minutes.
  14. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix icing and syrup until blended.
  15. To serve, cut into squares; place on individual serving plates. Drizzle icing mixture over each serving; garnish with banana slices.

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