Gingerbread muffins

Ingredients

1 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 eggs
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup molasses
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
2 tsp ground ginger
2 cups whole-wheat flour

How to prepare

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each. Add molasses. Sift flours, baking soda. And spices. Add alternately with buttermilk. Stir in raisins. Fill greased muffin pans 2/3 full and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

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Greek pizza w/ feta and pancetta

Ingredients

1 pizza dough
1/2 red pepper, cut into strips
1/2 green pepper, cut into strips
1/2 red onion, cut into strips
Olive oil or cooking spray
1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
10-15 greek olives, cut into halves
2 sm roma tomatoes, diced
3 strips bacon or pancetta, crumbled
1/2 tsp oregano
1 tsp crushed red pepper

How to prepare

Add the peppers and onion to 1 1/2 tsp olive oil or spray the skillet with two coatings of cooking spray. Using low heat, saut

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Butterscotch sauce

Ingredients

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
2 tbsp margarine or butter
1/2 cup heavy or whipping cream
2 tsp vanilla

How to prepare

In saucepan combine sugar, syrup & butter. Stirring frequently, bring to a full boil over med heat; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; immediately stir in cream & vanilla. Cool to room temperature. Store in refrigerator. Stir before serving.

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Onion Rings

Ingredients

1 lg onion (yellow is best)
1 cup plain flour
1 tbsp Lawry’s Seasoned Salt
1 lg egg
Water
Vegetable Oil

How to prepare

Combine flour, seasoned salt, egg and enough water to make a batter the consistency of a thick gravy. Heat oil to 350 degrees (4 – 6″ in deep- fryer or heavy pot). Slice onions 1/4″ to 1/2″ thick and separate rings. Dump rings in batter & coat well. Place in a strainer basket and immerse in oil (don’t overcrowd). Shake basket frequently to prevent the rings from sticking together. Cook until golden brown, remove from oil and drain.

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Chicken with olives

Ingredients

3 1/2 lb chicken

3 tbsp olive oil

5 garlic cloves, chopped

3 yellow onions peeled, chopped

3 cups coarsely chopped tomatoes

6 oz. Green olives, stuffed, drained

1 tablespoon oregano

Black pepper freshly ground

1 cup dry red wine

salt to taste

How to prepare

Brown the chicken in the olive oil. Use a large pan and do not try to do the whole batch at once. Remove the chicken from the pan and drain most of the oil. Saut

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Turkey and eggplant meatloaf

Ingredients

2 lb turkey; ground
1/2 cup eggbeaters or
2 eggs or 4 egg whites
8 oz tomatoes ;canned undrained
1 lb eggplant :pared and shredded
1/2 cup onion ; chopped
2 garlic cloves ;minced

1/8 tbsp nutmeg
lemon ; juiced
1/4 tbsp cinnamon
salt and pepper to taste

How to prepare

Combine ingredients in a large bowl and mix well .Shape into a loaf on a shallow baking pan. Bake 350 degrees for one hour . Makes eight servings

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Delicious moist banana cake

Ingredients

1 cup self rising flour
1 tsp bicarbonate soda
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
1 cup grated carrots
1 cup ripe mashed bananas
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or raisins

1/2 cup cooking oil
2 large eggs

Frosting

1 oz cream cheese, softened
1 oz butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp lemon juice
1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts

How to prepare

Line a loaf pan or ring with waxed paper. Preheat oven to 180c or 350f. Mix all ingredients except the oil and the eggs. Mix well. Beat the oil and the eggs together and stir into the first mixture. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool and frost.

Frosting —
blend all ingredients together well. Frost cake.

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Carmel corn

Ingredients

6 qt of popped popcorn
1 cup butter
2 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
2-3 cup nuts (optional)

How to prepare

Heat oven to 250′. Melt butter over low heat. Add next 3 ingredients & bring to a boil , stirring constantly. Cover & gently boil without stirring for 4 minutes. Remove from heat & carefully add soda & vanilla (it will froth & foam). Spray lg baking sheet or roasting pan with cooking oil spray. Combine popcorn & carmel mixture, mixing well. Spread popcorn out on pan. Bake about an hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely. Break apart & store in tightly sealed container.

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Toasted pecan stuffing

Ingredients

5 cup fresh bread cubes crusts removed
5 cup corn bread, crumbled
1/2 cup butter
1 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced
1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
3/4 tsp poultry seasoning

Salt to taste
1/4 tsp nutmeg, ground
1/8 tsp black pepper, ground
1/2 cup pecans, chopped, toasted
3/4 cup giblet or chicken stock
1 egg

How to prepare

Combine bread cubes and cornbread in large bowl. Melt butter in medium skillet. Saut onion, green pepper and red pepper until tender. Stir in poultry seasoning, salt, nutmeg and black pepper. Add vegetable mixture, pecans, stock and egg to bread mixture. Toss. Stuff turkey . Makes enough stuffing for 12-14 lb turkey.

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