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Meal Plan: January 22 - 28, 2012


Rump Roast with Vegetables Recipe

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Savory and flavorful dish for a great family dinner.
Rump Roast with Vegetables Recipe
Container: roasting pan, baking sheet, platter, small bowl
Serving Description: 2, 1/2 inch slices
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Ingredients
  • 4 red skinned potatoes - cut into fourths
  • 4 large carrots - cut into thirds
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • olive oil to coat
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary - chopped
  • 1 cup beef stock or broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 onion - sliced into wedges
  • 3 1/2 pounds rump roast
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 450°.
  • Place cut potatoes and carrots on baking sheet that has been covered in foil, season with salt and sprinkle olive oil over all.
  • Mix to evenly coat.
  • Sprinkle on rosemary.
  • Place in the oven and roast for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, place the rump roast in roasting pan.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle onions around roast.
  • After vegetables have roasted for 20 minutes, place around roast in roasting pan.
  • Add one cup of beef broth.
  • Roast at 450° for another 20 minutes then reduce heat to 300° and roast meat and vegetables until a meat thermomenter registers 130° for medium/rare meat and vegetables are golden. Do not cover while cooking.
  • Transfer meat and vegetables to a serving platter, cover loosely with foil to keep warm until serving.

Roasted Harvest Vegetables Recipe

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This medley of roasted vegetables is a terrific fall or winter side dish.
Roasted Harvest Vegetables Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 35 minutes
Serving Description: Makes 10 (2/3-cup) servings.
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Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Sage, Rubbed
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground
  • 8 cups assorted cut-up vegetables (1-inch chunks), such as carrots, red onions, butternut squash, parsnips and red potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
Directions
1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Mix sage, seasoned salt and pepper in small bowl. Toss vegetables with oil in large bowl. Sprinkle seasoning mixture over vegetables; toss to coat well.

2. Spread vegetables in single layer on foil-lined 15x10x1-inch baking pan.

3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until vegetables are tender and golden brown.

GRAPE SALAD 156 Recipe

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Ingredients
  • SALAD
  • 1 package cream cheese, softened (8 ounce pkg)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 pounds red and green seedless grapes, stemmed and washed
  • Topping
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Directions
Mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract. Add grapes. Place in serving bowl and chill. Sprinkle brown sugar and chopped pecans over salad just before serving.

Salad Supper Favorite!


Golden Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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The cheesy taste of this dish gets an extra boost of flavor from the Yukon Gold potatoes. This scalloped potato recipe along with many other potato casserole dishes on our site are perfect with ham recipes. Learn All About Potatoes.
Golden Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
PREP: 1 hour
COOK: 2 hours
READY IN: 1.75 hours
Container: 3 quart baking dish
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Ingredients
  • 5 large Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded Colby Jack cheese
  • paprika
Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Peel the potatoes and slice into 1/8 inch or less thick slices. Cover with cold water and set aside while preparing the sauce.
  • Heat the butter until hot in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until they are tender and starting to brown, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the flour and salt; cook for about 1 minute.
  • Gradually stir in the milk. Continue to stir as the mixture cooks. Cook until the mixture just comes to a boil and has thickened.
  • Remove from the heat and add 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese. Stir until it is all melted.
  • Drain the potatoes and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Layer half of the potato slices in the bottom of a 3 quart baking dish.
  • Spread have of the sauce over the potatoes and then sprinkle with half of the remaining shredded cheese.
  • Layer the other half of the potatoes on top of the sauce and cheese.
  • Spread the remaining sauce over the potatoes and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top of the sauce.
  • Sprinkle the top with paprika.
  • Cover the dish with foil and place it in the preheated oven. Bake for 1 1/2 hours covered.
  • Remove the foil and test for doneness. If the potatoes are close to being done when poked with a fork, leave the foil off and bake for another 15 to 20 minutes uncovered.
  • If the potatoes do not feel close to being done, cover them back up and bake for another 15 to 20 minutes before baking uncovered.

Blueberry Angel Food Cheesecake Recipe

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The angel food cake in this recipe keeps this cheesecake on the lighter side but it is still absolutely delicious. If you like blueberries you will love this quick-and-easy dessert!
Blueberry Angel Food Cheesecake Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
READY IN: 45 minutes
Container: 13 x 9 x 2 dish
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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces cream cheese - softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 prepared angel food cake
  • 8 ounces whipped topping
  • 2 cans blueberry pie filling
Directions
  • Beat the cream cheese and sugar together until smooth.
  • Cut the angel food cake into 1-inch cubes; fold the cubes and whipped topping into the cream cheese mixture.
  • Pour this mixture into a 13x9x2-inch dish and spread out evenly.
  • Pour the blueberry pie filling over the top and spread out evenly.
  • Cover with plastic or foil; Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.

Tuna Casserole with Peas Recipe

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Creamy pasta and tuna casserole topped with a layer of cheese. Perfect for a quick evening meal when you are short on time.
Tuna Casserole with Peas Recipe
Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked noodles
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 can cream of celery soup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup tuna
  • 1/2 cup green peas, cooked
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
Directions
Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.

In a skillet, melt butter over low heat.

Add onion and cook until brown.

Add soup, milk, tuna, peas, salt, pepper and cooked noodles. Stir to combine.

Pour into greased baking dish, sprinkle with cheese. Bake in moderate 350°F oven for 25 minutes.


Mandarin Orange Salad Recipe

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A salad that tastes as good as it looks. It's festive enough for entertaining; yet it is simple enough for casual family dining.
Mandarin Orange Salad Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 0 minutes
Container: 8-cup salad bowl
Serving Size: 1 cup
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Ingredients
  • 6 cups lettuce (any kind) - torn
  • 1 cucumber, small - peeled, seeded, sliced thin (1 1/3 cups)
  • 1 avocado - peeled and sliced (optional)
  • 11 ounces can of mandarin oranges - drained
  • 2 thin slices red onions - cut in half and separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup salad oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
Directions
  • Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large salad bowl and toss.
  • In a separate container (a jar with lid or a salad dressing shaker work well), combine all the remaining ingredients (except the feta cheese) and whisk or shake until all of the ingredients are well blended and the oil is well distributed.
  • When you are ready to serve the salad, toss the salad ingredients and add the dressing. (You may prepare the dressing ahead of time and refrigerate).
  • Garnish the salad with feta cheese.

Sweet Onion Corn Muffins Recipe

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Sweet-savory blends of flavors make these moist corn muffins a mouth-watering treat. These corn muffins make a nice addition to any meal. Also search our site for sweet muffin recipes that can be enjoyed for brunch, lunch, and tea time.
Sweet Onion Corn Muffins Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 35 minutes
Container: muffin tin, medium saute pan
Serving Description: 1 muffin
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 Vidalia onion or other large sweet onion, chopped
  • 4 ounces chile pepper - chopped
  • 8 ounces corn bread mix or corn muffin mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese - sharp, grated
  • 1 egg - beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill - dried
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter and sauté the onion until tender but not brown, for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and add the muffin mix, milk, sour cream, chiles and then the egg. (Do not add the egg first or it will scramble in the hot onion mixture.) Then add half of the cheese, salt and dill.
  • Stir to combine and pour into prepared muffin tins.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top of each.
  • Bake muffins for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool slightly before removing them from the tins.
*Note: These can also be made into a bread when baked in an 8x8 baking pan instead of muffin tins.

Chicken and Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe

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Creamy egg salad combined with tender chunks of chicken, make for a tasty sandwich. Let us show you how to make hard boiled eggs for this great chicken and egg salad sandwich. You will also find other recipes in which you can use hard boiled eggs.
Chicken and Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
Container: medium sized bowl
Serving Description: approximately 1 cup for each sandwich
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Ingredients
  • 6 eggs, hard boiled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 cup light mayonnaise or less
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion, chopped fine
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed
  • 20 ounces breast of chicken (2 cans) or left over chicken cut into bite sized pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 slices whole wheat or multi grain bread
  • lettuce or other leafy greens if desired (optional)
Directions
  • In a bowl, mix together chopped eggs, pickle relish, diced celery, chopped onions, parsley, celery seed, and cut up chicken. Blend in mayonnaise until desired consistancy is achieved. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and chill 1 to 2 hours before serving. Spread approximately 1 cup of mixture on 1 slice of bread, garnish with greens if desired, top with another slice of bread and cut in half to serve.

Creamy Macaroni Cheese Recipe

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This creamy macaroni and cheese can be doubled or tripled to satisfy any number of people. Add lobster for an elegant take on a comfort classic.
Creamy Macaroni amp Cheese Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup macaroni
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 ounces cubed velveeta cheese
  • Lobster meat (optional)
Directions
Cook macaroni; drain and set aside.

For the cheese sauce: melt butter over low heat. Blend in flour, salt and oil stirring until smooth. Allow to cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and slowly add milk. Return to heat and bring to boil until thickened. Add cheese and cook on low until cheese melts.

Stir cheese sauce into macaroni.

Add lobster is preferred.


Peanut Butter Fingers Recipe

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Try these easy to make bars for a great peanut butter flavored snack. The flavor combination of chocolate and peanut butter is a hard taste to beat. Peanut Butter Balls is another peanut butter and chocolate combination, or try our Peanut Butter Cup Brownie.
Peanut Butter Fingers Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
Container: 9
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Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter, creamy
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 package milk chocolate or semi-sweet chips, 12 oz.
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Lightly grease the baking pan and set aside.
  • Mix the butter, sugar and brown sugar together with a mixer until creamy.
  • Add the egg, peanut butter, soda, salt, vanilla, and flour. Blend until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
  • Add the oatmeal and mix just until it is evenly distributed.
  • Scrape the mixture into the greased baking pan and pat the bars until they are spread evenly into the bottom.
  • Place in the preheated oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle chocolate chips over the bars while they are still hot.
  • Allow the chips to sit for 5 to 10 minutes and then spread evenly over the top of the bars.
  • Allow to cool and then cut into bars.

Slow Cooker Meat Loaf Recipe

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Great tasting meat loaf that holds its shape without cooking it in a pan.
Slow Cooker Meat Loaf Recipe
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 5 hours
Container: 5 or 6 quart slow cooker
Serving Size: 2 slices
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Ingredients
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 1/4 cups ketchup, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
Directions
  • Combine in a large bowl, ground beef, 1/2 cup ketchup, eggs, soup mix and bread crumbs. Use your hands to mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Shape the mixture into a loaf that will fit the shape of your slow cooker.
  • Place the loaf into the bottom of a 5 or 6 quart slow cooker.
  • Cover and allow the meat loaf to cook on high for 1 hour and then finish cooking on low for 2 to 4 more hours. Or, cook on low for 4 to 6 hours. When properly done, the meat should have an internal temperature of at least 145°F.
  • One half hour before serving spread the 3/4 cup of remaining ketchup on top of the loaf. Sprinkle ketchup evenly with the brown sugar.
  • Cover again and allow the meat to cook for an additional 30 minutes on low.
  • When done, use two spatulas, inserting one at opposite sides of the loaf and lift from the slow cooker.
  • Slice the meat loaf and serve it while it is still warm.

Slow Cooker Potatoes Recipe

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A quick and easy potato recipe that is a great side dish for any type of meat.
Slow Cooker Potatoes Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 6 or more hours
READY IN: 6 or more hours
Container: 5 quart slow cooker
Serving Size: 4 each
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Ingredients
  • 24 new potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
  • 1 package dry Italian dressng mix
Directions
  • Clean the potatoes thoroughly but do not peel. Place the potatoes in a sealable bag and then pour in the vegetable oil.
  • Seal the bag and then toss the potatoes around in the bag until they are all evenly coated with oil.
  • Sprinkle the dry dressing mix in the bag, seal, and toss again until the potatoes are coated with the mix.
  • Place the potatoes in a 5 quart slow cooker, cover and cook on low for 8 to 9 hours or turn on high and cook for 4 to 5 hours.
  • The potatoes are done if tender when poked with a fork. The potatoes can be transferred to a bowl for serving or served in the crock.

Simple Scalloped Corn Recipe

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A perfect side dish for any meal. This sweet corn casserole can be made the day before and then baked just before serving, saving you time when you are busy preparing the rest of the meal.
Simple Scalloped Corn Recipe
Container: 9 x 13 baking dish
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Ingredients
  • 3 cans regular corn
  • 3 cans creamed corn
  • 1 tube saltine crackers
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Directions
  • Drain 3 cans regular corn; mix in with the creamed corn.
  • Lightly beat 2 eggs in a bowl; add to corn mixture.
  • Scrunch up 1 sleeve saltine crackers; add to mixture.
  • Cut butter into thin slices and place on top of corn.
  • Bake 1 hr. 30 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Spaghetti Bake Recipe

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Make this a week night favorite at your house.
Spaghetti Bake Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 30 minutes
READY IN: 50 minutes
Container: 9x13 baking dish, pasta pot, skillet
Serving Description: 1 serving spoonful
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Ingredients
  • 16 ounces spaghetti noodles
  • 3 cups mozzarella cheese - shredded
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese - grated or shredded
  • 1 cup romano cheese - grated
  • 3 eggs - beaten
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small white onion - diced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 62 ounces your favorite spaghetti sauce
Directions
  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain.
  • Meanwhile, brown ground beef and onions. Cook until the ground beef is no longer pink and onions are translucent. Drain off any excess fat drippings.
  • Add the spaghetti sauce to the meat and heat through.
  • When the pasta in done, add one cup of the mozzarella cheese, the parmesan and romano cheese, eggs, oil, garlic powder and salt and pepper.
  • Press this into a greased 13x9 inch baking dish.
  • Pour spaghetti sauce and meat mixture over the pasta.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
  • Uncover and sprinkle the remaining mozzarella cheese on top.
  • Bake uncovered for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Allow to cool slightly before serving.
  • May add mushrooms, black olives, green peppers, etc.
  • Freezes well.

Simple Garlic Bread Recipe

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Simple Garlic Bread Recipe
Ingredients
  • 1 loaf Italian round bread
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt
Directions
Slice bread into thick slices.

Melt butter in microwave and add the minced garlic.

Using a basting brush coat both sides of the bread with the butter/garlic mixture and then lightly salt both sides.

Broil in oven, toaster oven or grill it. Watch closely and flip when browned.


Easy Fruit Punch Recipe

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A quick and simple way to add some sparkle to your beverage for lunch, supper, or anytime in between. The kids love the little sparkle this adds to their punch.
Easy Fruit Punch Recipe
PREP: 1 minute
READY IN: 1 minute
Ingredients
  • 1 gallon Hawaiian Punch
  • 1 bottle Sprite (2 liters bottle)
Directions
  • Chill the punch and Sprite separately.
  • Mix together, half punch and half Sprite, just before serving.

Creamy Crab Stew Recipe

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A super quick recipe with super taste.
Creamy Crab Stew Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
Container: large saucepan
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 (10 3/4 oz.) can condensed cream of potato soup
  • 1 (10 3/4 oz.) can condensed clam chowder soup
  • 1 soup can full of milk
  • 1 soup can full of half and half
  • 10 ounces immitation crab meat sticks, sliced or real crab meat if desired
Directions
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter and sauté the onion until translucent, 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the soups, milk and half and half.
  • Add the crabmeat and bring just to a boil.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately.

Bacon Croutons Recipe

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Great toppings for soups or salads.
Bacon Croutons Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Container: rimmed baking sheet
Serving Description: makes approximately 2 cups
Ingredients
  • 3 cups sour dough bread cut into 1/2 inch chunks
  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/4-1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ground black pepper to taste
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350° with the rack placed on the middle shelf.
  • Spread bread cubes and bacon on the baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle with oil and black pepper.
  • Bake, stirring a few times, until the bacon is crisp and bread cubes are golden brown. Approximately 20 minutes.
  • Let cool.
  • Serve with potato soup or salads.
  • Store in refrigerator.

Cinnamon Brownie Cupcakes Recipe

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Warm cinnamon enhances the chocolate flavor in this lightened version of a brownie – a perfect lunchbox surprise.
Cinnamon Brownie Cupcakes Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
Serving Description: Makes 15 (1 cupcake) servings.
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 teaspoons McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix flour, cocoa powder, cinnamon, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.

2. Mix sugar, applesauce, eggs and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Gradually stir in flour mixture until well mixed. Stir in chocolate chips. Spoon 1/4 cup batter into each of 15 paper-lined muffin cups.

3. Bake 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with fudgy crumbs. Cool in pans on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on wire rack.

Chicken in Onion Wine Sauce Recipe

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First cooking the onions separately ensures that they will nearly dissolve into a creamy sauce without overcooking the chicken.
Chicken in Onion Wine Sauce Recipe
Container: Heavy skillet, microwave (optional, but useful)
Serving Description: 1/4 chicken; 1/2 onion
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Ingredients
  • ONIONS:
  • 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • CHICKEN:
  • 1 chicken - 3 to 4 lbs., cut up
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs or 1 1/2 tsp. dried herbs, finely crushed –
  • use any combination of oregano, marjoram and thyme
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
Directions
  • Thinly slice onions and put in a microwavable dish with 1/2 cup water, a pinch of salt and 1 teaspoon sugar (omit the sugar if using sweet onions, such as Vidallia). Cover and cook for about 3 minutes, until soft.(Or put onions, water, salt and sugar in a small saucepan, cover and simmer about 10 minutes, until soft.
  • Rinse chicken and pat dry, skin off or on, as preferred. Mix salt, pepper, flour and garlic powder, if using, in a paper or plastic bag and shake chicken, a few pieces at a time, in this mix.
  • Heat oil in a heavy skillet (medium high heat) and brown chicken well on both sides. When chicken is browned, add onions with the cooking water. Lift chicken pieces so some of the onions can be tucked underneath. Add herbs and wine, adjust heat to maintain a simmer, cover and cook until chicken is tender, 25 - 30 minutes.
  • When chicken is done, remove pieces to a serving dish. Taste sauce and correct seasoning, if needed. If sauce is thinner than you would like, raise heat and boil for a few minutes, to desired thickness. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve hot.

Scalloped Yukon Gold and Sweet Potato Gratin with Fresh Herbs Recipe

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Creamy potatoes, both sweet and golden, are layered in between a cream sauce and fresh herbs. This side dish is well worth the effort as it melts in your mouth.
Scalloped Yukon Gold and Sweet Potato Gratin with Fresh Herbs Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
COOK: 1 hour
READY IN: 1.5 hours
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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian parsley, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups Gruyere cheese, grated
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Butter 9x13 inch glass baking dish.
  • Fill large bowl with cold water. Peel and slice each potato into 1/8-inch-thick rounds and place in bowl with water. Repeat with sweet potatoes.
  • Combine cream, butter, and garlic in medium saucepan; bring to simmer. Remove from heat.
  • Mix all herbs in small bowl.
  • Mix sea salt and black pepper in another small bowl.
  • Drain potatoes and pat dry with kitchen towels. Transfer half of potatoes to prepared baking dish, spreading out evenly. Sprinkle with half of salt-pepper mixture, then half of herb mixture. Sprinkle with half of the cheese. Repeat with remaining potatoes, salt-pepper mixture, herb mixture, and cheese. Pour cream mixture over gratin, pressing lightly to submerge potato mixture as much as possible.
  • Cover gratin tightly with foil. Bake 30 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake until top of gratin is golden and most of liquid is absorbed, about 25 minutes longer.
  • Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • NOTE: This can be made 6 hours ahead. Cover with plastic wrap and chill. Remove plastic wrap before baking.

Broiled Broccoli Recipe

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Here's an easy vegetable to go with your main meal. Broccoli brings out a whole new flavor when it is broiled instead of steamed.
Broiled Broccoli Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 15 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 2 bunches broccoli
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt or Italian seasoning
  • 5 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Directions
Heat up the broiler. Use a broiling pan and cover with aluminum foil.

Cut the broccoli into florets. Place broccoli on prepared pan. Pour the olive oil on the broccoli. Sprinkle with garlic salt, pepper and Parmesan cheese. Mix until everything is coated. Put in the oven in the top rack for 8-12 minutes.

NOTE: The cheese has to melt and the broccoli gets a bright green color. If you like, keep it in the oven for few extra minutes until starts getting light brown and the broccoli will get crunchy.


Parmesan Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Serve this tasty rice side dish with roasted chicken or Parmesan Herb Shrimp.
Parmesan Rice Pilaf Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 25 minutes
Serving Description: Makes 4 (1-cup) servings.
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 tablespoons McCormick® Perfect Pinch® Parmesan Herb Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Parsley Flakes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, lightly toasted
Directions
1. Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add rice; cook and stir 3 minutes.

2. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the Seasoning and chicken broth. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat.

3. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon Seasoning and almonds.Test Kitchen Tip: Prepare as directed, using 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Powder and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Black Pepper in place of Seasoning. Add 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese with almonds.

Parmesan Pilaf with Bacon and Peas:
Prepare as directed. Stir 1 cup frozen peas and 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled, into rice during last 5 minutes of cooking.

Pear and Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

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A sweet brunch side dish or dessert, filled with a refreshing bread custard and fruit mixture.
Pear and Apple Bread Pudding Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
COOK: 45 minutes
READY IN: 1.25 hours
Container: 8
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Ingredients
  • 8 slices cinnamon bread
  • 1 large apple, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 large pear, peeled and sliced
  • 1/3 cup sugar, divided (less if desired)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 3 cups skim milk
  • 1/2 cup raisins
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 375º F.
  • Toast bread in a toaster or by placing the bread on a large baking sheet and putting the sheet in a preheated oven for approximately 15 minutes.
  • Place prepared fruit and raisins in a bowl and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.  Put the fruit mixture in a large skillet and cook over medium heat until softened, approximately 15 minutes.  Stir frequently.
  • Coat baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Tear toasted bread into pieces (6 to 8 pieces per slice) and place in the bottom of the baking dish.  Pour cooked fruit over bread and spread evenly.
  • In a bowl, whisk eggs, milk, salt and remaining sugar together. Pour egg mixture over fruit. Allow bread pudding to set at room temperature for 5 minutes.
  • Using a hot water bath, bake the pudding 35 to 45 minutes or until the pudding is slightly set.  Remove from water bath and cool completely before serving.
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