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Posted on Aug 13 2013 - 5:40pm by admin
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Ingredients 2 large cans of chick peas, drained well – do not use liquid it came in! 1/2 cup Tahini paste (in NY I can only find it at A&P stores or Mediterranean and specialty food shops 5 cloves garlic, minced finely Zest and juice and pulp of 2-3 lemons. depending upon size. (the added zest is my secret ingredient) 1 tablespoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon of...

Posted on Aug 13 2013 - 5:33pm by admin
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Ingredients 1 lg eggplant, thinly sliced in circles 1 egg, lightly beaten 1tbsp water 1 cup Italian breadcrumbs oil for frying 3/4 cup mayo 3 cloves of garlic, pressed through a garlic press 1/2 tsp of salt 3 medium tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup shredded cheese (like cheddar or colby) Directions Slice the eggplant in thin circles. Salt them and let sit for 10 min. Make...

Posted on Aug 5 2013 - 10:50pm by admin
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Ingredients 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 8 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled 1/3 cup KRAFT 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 1 Tbsp. milk 2 cans (8 oz. each) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls Directions Preheat oven to 375 °F. Mix cream cheese, bacon, Parmesan cheese, onions,...

Posted on Aug 5 2013 - 10:44pm by admin
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Mexican Potato Skins Recipe Ingredients 4 lrg. baking potatoes, baked – I precook them in the microwave 3/4 c. shredded Cheddar cheese 1 c. chopped, peeled tomato 3/4 c. shredded Monterey Jack cheese 2 T. black olives 1/2 c. salsa 1/2 c. chopped green onions 3/4 c. crushed tortilla chips – I love to use Fritos Sour Cream guacamole Directions Preheat...

Posted on Aug 5 2013 - 10:41pm by admin
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Rosemary Fries Recipe Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter, melted 4 smallish yams 1/2 tsp coarse salt 3 tsp dried rosemary Directions Pre-heat your oven to 410F and line a baking sheet with foil. Cut the yams into wedge-like cuts (lengthwise). Put the wedges into olive oil, salt, butter, and rosemary. Bake wedges for 25-30 minutes then take out and flip...

Posted on Aug 5 2013 - 10:36pm by admin
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Crab Rangoon Stuffed Wontons Recipe Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese – softened 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro – minced 2 teaspoons scallions – minced 1 teaspoon fresh ginger – minced 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 8 ounces crab meat 32 wonton wrappers 1 cup vegetable oil Directions Crab Filling Preparation Soften cream cheese...

Posted on Aug 5 2013 - 10:29pm by admin
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Shrimp in Garlic Sauce Recipe Ingredients 1/2 – 3/4 pound shrimp, preferably very small, shelled coarse salt 8 tablespoons olive oil 3 large cloves garlic, peeled and very coarsely chopped 1 dried red chili pepper, stem and seeds removed, in 2 pieces 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon minced parsley Directions Dry the shrimp well. Sprinkle salt on both sides. Let...

Posted on Aug 4 2013 - 10:01pm by admin
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Summer Squash Puffs Ingredients: 1 quart oil for frying 4 summer squash, cut into chunks. 1 medium onion, grated 2 eggs, beaten 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup dry corn muffin mix 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt Instructions: Heat the oil in a deep, heavy skillet or deep fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C). Place the squash in a pot with enough...