Sunday, October 26, 2014

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

1 cup butter, softened
1 1/4 packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups flour
2 tea baking soda
1 tea salt
1 package butterscotch morsels (11 ounces)
1 cup chopped pecans
1. preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. line sheets with sprayed oil and then floured
3. In a large bowl, beat butter and Brown sugar until creamy.
4. add eggs and Vanilla until fluffy
5. In another med bowl combine flour, oats, baking soda, and salt.
6. mix completely then throw in morsels and pecans.
7. drop cookies by a tablespoon 2 inches apart on to baking sheet.
8. bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown. 
9. let cool on pan for 2 minutes. 
10. remove from sheet and store or eat.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Sesame Noodles

Sesame Noodles

10 minutes to cook
Serves 8

4 cloves Garlic
4 Green Onions whole thin
1/4 cup Soy sauce
12 fl oz Noodles, thin cooked and drained
1/2 tsp Chili oil, hot
2 tbsp Sugar
4 tbsp Canola oil
2 tbsp Rice Vinegar
3 tbsp Sesame Oil, Pure

Chicken breast optional

Cook the noodles soft and drain, keep warm.
Chop up garlic.
Add sugar to soy sauce.
Throw in the garlic and rice vinegar.
Now add sesame oil.
Add chili oil.
Now add Canola oil.
Stir in sauce onto noodles.
Gently toss noodles.
Top off with onions.

You can also chop up 1 chicken breast and top off with chicken as well - optional

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Sweet Chipotle Pretzels

Sweet  Chipotle Pretzels

1 Egg White
1tbsp Water
1/2cup packed Brown Sugar
1 1/2tsp gound Cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground Allspice
1/8tsp ground Chipotle Pepper
4 cups of minuture Pretzels

Whisk 1 Egg white with 1tbsp Water
add 1/2 cup packed brown Sugar, 1 1/2tsp ground Cinnamon, 1/4tsp ground Allspice
and 1/8tsp gound Chipotle Pepper.
Pour over 4 cups of minute Pretzels
Stir untill coated
Place Pretzles onto parchment paper lined baking sheet.
Bake for 350 degree for 10-12mintues or until crisp.

Makes 4 cups

Blueberry Thirst Quencher

Blueberry Thirst Quencher

6 cups of Blueberry juice cocktail - chilled
3 cups Lemon-Lime soda chilled
9oz Blueberry-flavored Vodka - chilled
Crushed Ice
1cup fresh Blueberries
1 cup sliced Mango

In a large pitcher combine the juice, soda and vodka.
Serve over ice.
Garnish with Blueberries and Mangos

Summertime Tea

Summertime Tea

15 min prep + Chilling
18 Serving's (3/4 cup each)

14 Cups of Water, Divided
6 Individual black tea bags
1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cups thawed frozen Orange juice concentrated
3/4 cup thawed frozen lemonade concentrated
1 cup tequila,
Optional fresh mint leaves and or lemon and lime slices

1. In large saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil.
Remove from heat.
Add tea bags.
Cover and steep for 3-5 minutes
Discard tea bags

2. Stir in the Sugar, Concentrates and remaining water.
Add tequila.
Refrigerate until chilled.
Garnish with mints lemons and limes

Monday, October 20, 2014

Caramel - Apple - Streusel Bars

Active time : 15 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Serves: 16

4 Large Apples. Thinly Sliced (About 4 Cups) 
2 tbs. Caramel Sauce
1 Lemon, Zested and Juiced
1/4 tsp. Grounded Nutmeg
1 pkg. (17.5 oz) Oatmeal - Cookie mix
1/2 Cup Cold Butter-Canola Spread
3 tbs. Water 

Heat oven to 350 degrees f. In covered bowl, microwave apples and 3 tbs Water for 8 mins. Stirring ever 4 mins. (Stir Twice)  Then drian. .In bowl, mix apples with caramel, 2 tsp lemon juice, 1,2 tsp lemon zest and nutmeg.In separate bowl, blend cookie mix and butter together until crumbly.Reserve 1 1/2 cups.Press remaining crumbs into greased 9"x 13" baking dish.Bake 8 mins.Top with apples and reserved crumbs.

per serving Cal.193PRO.3gCarb.31gFiber.2gSug.18gChol.8mgSod.168mgTotal Fat:7gTrans.0g

Health Bonus
Safeguard the heart with Apples.
The Pectin in this fruit has been shown to decrease levels of artery - clogging LDL cholesterol by 23 percent.

Recipe from First Women s Magazine 11/4/13
pg 72

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Paula Dean's Soft Pretzels

Paula Dean's Soft Pretzels ( Makes 9 Pretzels)
  • 1 Package yeast
  • 1 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cups warm water (105*F - 115*F)
  • 4 1/3 Cups of bread flour
  • 2  Tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 Egg white
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine bread flour, brown sugar, and salt. 
  3. Stir in yeast mixture and lightly beaten egg. stirring until dough is smooth.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, kneed dough 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
  5. Place dough in a lightly greased bowl, turning to grease top.
  6. Cover with a towel, and let stand in a warm place 45 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
  7. Preheat oven to 425*F.
  8. Divide dough into 9 equal pieces. 
  9. On a lightly floured surface, shape each piece of dough into a 20 inch rope. 
  10. Shape ropes into pretzels. 
  11. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet. 
  12. Brush  pretzels with egg white and sprinkle with cheese or salt.
  13. Bake 12 minutes.