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Monday, August 31, 2009

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

1 cup peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine ingredients and
drop by teaspoonfuls on cookie sheet. Bake for 8 minutes. Let cool. Recipe
doesn't make very many, so you could double recipe as you desire


Brownies to Die For

19.8 oz pkg brownie mix
1 cup sour cream
16 oz coconut pecan frosting
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350* F. Grease one 9x9 inch baking pan.

Mix the brownie mix according to box directions, omitting
1/2 of the oil asked for. Add the sour cream and coconut
pecan frosting mix and spread in the prepared pan.

Bake for 20 to 30 minutes. Be careful not to over bake or
they will harden and be impossible to eat! About 5 minutes
before brownies are done take the pan from the oven and
sprinkle semi sweet chocolate chips all over the top along
with chopped pecans. Place back in the oven for 5 minutes,
take out and use a spatula to spread the chocolate chips
around to frost the brownies.

Holiday weekend

large jalapeno peppers
box of cream cheese
onion (optional)
Split open jalapenos and remove seeds and membranes. Make sure pepper comes back to whole to ensure no cheese leakage. Combine enough cream cheese and mozzarella to fill peppers. Minced onion can also be added to cheese mixture.

Stuff cheese into peppers and close so excess cheese comes out. Put a toothpick in one end and begin to wrap bacon around until you reach the other end, then pierce with opposite end of toothpick.

Grill on charcoaler using an open flame, turning constantly.

You'll need a glove and long tongs as the grease fire will make long flames. Cook until bacon is done and cheese begins to emit.

This is our favorite recipe for stuffed jalapenos (

Holiday weekend


1 1/2 pounds hamburger
1/4 cup finely diced onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
6 slices cheddar cheese

Combine the hamburger, onion, salt and pepper. Mix well.
Saute mushrooms in butter until slightly browned and
softened. Form meat mixture into 12 patties, about a
quarter inch thick.
Spoon about 1/6 of the mushrooms on to half the patties.
Top with cheese and second patty.
Seal around the edges, making sure that the patties are
good and solid.
Place on preheated grill and cook for a couple minutes
per side will done. Serve immediately.

Yield: 6 burgers

Holiday weekend

Pineapple Tea

Makes: 12 servings (1 1/2 cups each)

3 cans (12 ounces each) unsweetened pineapple juice concentrate,


1 1/2 cups lemon juice

1 cup sugar

12 cups iced tea

Mix juice concentrate, lemon juice and sugar in large pitcher

until sugar is dissolved.

Stir in tea. Store covered in refrigerator.


Be sure to buy the unsweetened pineapple juice concentrate because

you'll be adding sugar to the recipe.

Special Touch

Freeze orange juice and mint leaves in ice-cube trays, and add to

tea before serving!

Holiday weekend

Grilled Pork Steaks

1/2C. water
1/2 C. soy sauce
2 T. lemon juice
2 T. canola oil
1 T. brown sugar
1 t. garlic powder
1 t. pepper
4 bone in pork steaks
In a small bowl combine 1/2 C. water, soy sauce, lemon juice, oil, brown sugar, garlic powder and pepper. Cover and refrigerate 1/2 C. mixture for basting. Pour remaining mixture into a large resealable platic bag; add the steaks. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.

Coat grill with cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain steaks. Grill covered, over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until browned turning occasionally and basting with reserved marinade.

With my crew I will have 4 bags of these ready

Holiday weekend

Texas Ranch Potato Salad

1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix
2 cups mayonnaise
3/4 cup chopped green onion
1 pound bacon slices
5 pounds unpeeled red potatoes

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add whole potatoes, and cook until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain, run under cold water to cool, and chop into 1 inch cubes. Transfer to a large serving bowl, and refrigerate until completely chilled, about 2 hours.
In a small bowl, stir together the ranch dressing mix, mayonnaise and green onion. Cover, and refrigerate for about 2 hours to blend flavors.
Wrap bacon in paper towels and place on a plate. Cook in the microwave until crisp, about 15 minutes depending on the power of your microwave. Cool.
Stir the mayonnaise mixture into the bowl of potatoes. Crumble bacon into the bowl, and stir to distribute. Serve. Yield: 16 servings

Holiday weekend

One of the recipes we will have for the holiday weekend

Buttery Grilled Shrimp

1/2 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 pounds uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; set aside 1/4 cup. Thread shrimp onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers.
Grill shrimp, covered, over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink, basting occasionally with butter mixture. Remove from the grill; brush with reserved butter mixture. Yield: 8 servings


As you will learn,I like to start things early-I start my CHRISTMAS shopping in June or July ,now I am going through my recipes for Halloween and will post very soon

new cake recipe

Well it is new to me
just made this this past weekend for family (I have a big family) and I look for recipes I can make easily ,that taste like I worked all day to make it .I do not know where this recipe came from ,BUT it is WONDERFUL!

Pineapple angel food cake
1-20oz can crushed pineapple -DO NOT DRAIN
1 angel food cake mix
Mix the ingredients together and then whip with a whisk,I found this grows as whipping so make sure you have a large bowl to whip this.Now I use aluminum pans for every recipe I can ,easy clean up ans if I take to someone s home I don t have to worry about getting my dish back . I spray ONLY the bottom of a aluminum cake pan,baked at 350 oven for 40 min.At 35 min. I started watching it and with my oven it took 40 min.Cool and eat.It is SO light and great tasting