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Meal Plan: August 4 - 10, 2013


Beef Brisket in Beer Recipe

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Rich with onions, this cut of meat provides a moist and tasty entree.
Beef Brisket in Beer Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 4 hours
Container: roasting pan
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Ingredients
  • 5 pounds beef brisket (5 to 6 pounds)
  • 2 cloves garlic (large), peeled and sliced
  • 2 sweet large onions, sliced
  • 12 ounces chili sauce
  • 1 package dry onion soup mix
  • 12 ounces stout beer
  • 1/2 cup water
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Spray roasting pan with non-stick cooking spray and place brisket in the pan. Cut numerous slits into brisket and insert sliced garlic. Cover top of brisket with sliced onions and chili sauce.
  • In a small bowl, mix together dried onion soup and beer. Carefully pour over chili sauce. Add water to roasting pan.
  • Bake 3 1/2 hours, uncovered. Check brisket at approximately 2 1/2 hours. If brisket appears to be darkening too much, cover with foil for the last hour of baking.
  • Slice and serve. Brisket can also be sliced and frozen for later use.

Sinful Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Messing with mashed potatoes right before serving time is always a hassle. This recipe can be made in advance and refrigerated up to a day before you need them. Simply bake them until not to be ready at serving time.
Sinful Mashed Potatoes Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
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Ingredients
  • 3 pounds potatoes
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 12 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Directions
Peel, quarter and boil potatoes until fork tender; drain.

Add the remaining ingredients to potatoes. Beat with a mixer until smooth.

Pour into a large casserole dish and bake at 375 until bubbly, approximately 15 minutes.


Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

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Broccoli roasted with garlic is a favorite among young and old. The best part is you put it in the oven and forget about it until 20 minutes later. The basil and lemon add a fresh flavor to the warm broccoli.
Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 25 minutes
READY IN: 35 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 4 pounds broccoli, cut into florets
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 6 1/2 tablespoons olive oil - divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons basil leaves, julienned
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted (optional)
Directions
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Place the broccoli florets on a sheet pan large enough to hold them in a single layer. Toss the garlic on the broccoli and drizzle with 5 tablespoons olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast for 20-25 minutes, until crisp-tender and the tips of some of the florets are browned.

Remove the broccoli from the oven and immediately toss with 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, basil and pine nuts, if desired. Serve hot.


Cream Cheese Almond Bars Recipe

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The smooth texture of the cream cheese and the almond flavoring are a rich combination that goes perfect with the sweet crust. The almonds on top add their own texture and flavor. Try Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars for another great cream cheese recipe.
Cream Cheese Almond Bars Recipe
PREP: 1 hour
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 1.25 hours
Container: 9 x 13 baking pan
Serving Description: 1 bar
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • milk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Sliced almonds
Directions
  • Combine butter, flour, and powdered sugar; beat until well blended.
  • Press into the bottom of a 9 x 13 cake pan. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add eggs, sugar, and almond extract. Beat until well blended.
  • Spread on top of the crust and bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Allow to cool.
FROSTING:
  • Combine butter, powdered sugar, and a small amount of milk; beat until smooth.
  • Add more milk if frosting is too thick to spread easily. If it is too thin, add a little more powdered sugar. Add almond extract.
  • Spread on top of bars and then sprinkle with sliced almonds.

Orange Chicken Salad Recipe

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Fruit, chicken and a savory dressing make this salad an enjoyable spring, summer or fall recipe.
Orange Chicken Salad Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
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Ingredients
  • 3 navel oranges
  • 2 1/4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast (approx. 3/4 to 1 lb.)
  • 3 ribs of celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon curry powder (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pinch pepper (add to taste)
Directions
  • Peel oranges, remove pith, separate into individual segments, and place in a bowl large enough to hold all of the ingredients. Add the cubed chicken breast. Dice celery and add to the oranges and chicken.
  • In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, curry powder, salt, and pepper. Stir until mixed thoroughly and then add to the other ingredients. Gently stir until the oranges, chicken and celery are evenly coated with the mayonnaise mixture.
  • Refrigerate until chilled and then serve on lettuce leaves.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe

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With poppy seeds added for a slightly crunchy texture, these lemon-flavored muffins are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or anytime! Search our muffin recipes for more tasty muffins, including Blueberry Banana Muffins and our extra special White Chocolate Raspberry Muffins recipe.
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 50 minutes
Container: Muffin tin
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup lemon-flavored yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • GLAZE:
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 400° F. Lightly grease the muffin cups or line with cupcake papers.
  • In a medium bowl, add the flour, sugar, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; stir to combine.
  • In a mixing bowl, blend together the eggs, yogurt, lemon zest, and vegetable oil until well mixed.
  • Pour in the dry ingredients and beat just until mixed. Do not overmix the batter.
  • Spoon into the prepared muffin cups, distributing batter evenly between 12 cups.
  • Place in the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick poked in the middle comes out clean. Do not overbake.
  • Prepare the glaze by combining the sugar and lemon juice; stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Poke the top of the muffins with a toothpick, several times each. Spoon a teaspoon of the glaze over each of the muffins until glaze is distributed evenly on all the muffins.
  • Allow the muffins to cool in the tins for at least 10 minutes before removing them.

Lemonade Iced Tea Recipe

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Perfect drink on a hot summer day. Sweet iced tea with a lemony tartness. Pour over ice to serve.
Lemonade Iced Tea Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 5 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 6 tea bags
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 envelope KOOL-AID Lemonade Flavor Unsweetened Soft Drink Mix
  • 4 ounces lemonade concentrate
  • 4 cups cold water
Directions
  • Pour boiling water over tea bags in large heatproof pitcher. Steep for 10 min; remove and discard tea bags.
  • Add sugar, drink mix and lemonade concentrate. Mix until dissolved. Stir in cold water.
  • Chill before serving.

Steakhouse Onion Beef Pepper Stir Fry Recipe

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This stir fry gives those restaurants a run for their money. The sauce thickens up perfectly and the beef and vegetables are coated with it.
Steakhouse Onion Beef amp Pepper Stir Fry Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound beef sirloin steak, boneless, 3/4 inch thick
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 can beef broth (14 1/2 ounce can)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 green and red bell, julienned
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 4 cups rice, cooked
Directions
Slice beef into very thin strips.

In a small bowl, mix cornstarch, broth, soy sauce and garlic.

Stir-fry beef in nonstick skillet until browned and juices evaporate.

Add onions, peppers and broccoli, if desired. Then add cornstarch mixture. Cook, stirring constantly until mixture boils and thickens.

Serve over cooked rice.


Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Easy to prepare, this recipe is a great way to enhance the flavor of white rice for a delicious side dish or main meal.
Rice Pilaf Recipe
PREP: 35 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
Container: a large saucepan or covered skillet
Serving Size: 1 cup
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Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white or yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable stock (canned)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  • Rinse 1-1/2 cups long-grain white rice in cold water; then soak the rice in cold water for 30 minutes and drain well.
  • In a large saucepan or covered skillet, heat 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped white or yellow onions to the pan and saute quickly (1 to 2 minutes).
  • To the onions, add 2 cloves of minced garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Add the 1-1/2 cups of soaked and drained long-grain white rice and stir-fry for about 3 minutes.
  • Pour in 2-1/2 cups water or vegetable stock and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan, and simmer for 15 to 18 minutes or until the rice has absorbed the liquid. Do not stir the rice during the cooking time. Leave the pan covered and do not check the rice until the suggested cooking time has elapsed.
  • Serve the rice immediately. Use the rice pilaf as a side dish; as a bed for grilled chicken, turkey, or fish; or as an accompaniment for stir-fried beef or pork dishes.

Asian Style Sugar Snap Peas Recipe

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Easy to prepare and full of flavor, these wonderfully sweet sugar snap peas are a great accompaniment to your favorite Asian-inspired entrées.
Asian Style Sugar Snap Peas Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 5 minutes
Serving Description: Makes 4 (3/4-cup) servings.
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Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Pepper Seasoning Grinder
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Ginger, Ground
  • 1 bag (16 ounces) frozen sugar snap peas
Directions

1. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes until tender.

2. Stir in soy sauce, garlic pepper seasoning and ginger. Add sugar snap peas; toss to coat well. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 5 minutes or until peas are heated through. Season with additional garlic pepper seasoning, if desired.


My Favorite Cookies Recipe

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You can make these delicious cookies your favorite by adding chocolate chips, butterscotch chips or anything you like.
My Favorite Cookies Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
Ingredients
  • 1 cup shortening or butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 cup crispy rice cereal
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup pecans (optional)
Directions
Cream together butter, sugar and brown sugar.

Add eggs and vanilla.

Add dry ingredients. Stir in cereal and coconut.

Drop by spoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Place a pecan on each cookie, if desired. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes.


Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast Recipe

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A quick-and-easy meal to make that is fantastic. Try this delicious creamy chipped beef served over toast for a quick weeknight meal or anytime. It is sure to be one of your families' favorites.
Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
Container: saucepan
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups warm milk
  • 8 ounces dried beef, chopped
  • pinch cayenne pepper
Directions
  • In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour all at once to form a roux.
  • Whisk in milk, a little at a time, increase heat to medium-high, and cook, stirring until thickened.
  • Bring to a boil, stir in cayenne and beef, heat thoroughly.
  • Serve over toast.

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.

Banana Jell-o Salad Recipe

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A quick and easy jell-o salad that can be made with your favorite flavor of jell-o. Bananas and whipped topping are all it takes to give this jell-o salad a special taste.
Banana Jell-o Salad Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
READY IN: 15 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 package jell-o, small package, any flavor
  • 1 to 2 bananas, according to your taste
  • 8 ounces whipped topping (you may not use the full container)
Directions
  • In a serving bowl, prepare the jell-o according to the package directions.
  • Add sliced bananas so that they are spread out evenly on the top.
  • Put the bowl of jell-o and bananas in the refrigerator until the jell-o is firmly set.
  • When firm, remove from the refrigerator and spread the whipping topping over the top. Spread an even layer on the jell-o about three quarters of an inch thick, or desired thickness.
  • Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve it.

BLT Wraps Recipe

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Roll up those delicious bacon, lettuce and tomatoes in a flour tortilla with some added cheese. You'll never miss the bread and its the perfect quick meal when its hot outside.
BLT Wraps Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 25 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound thick sliced bacon
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 tomato, diced
Directions
Cook bacon until done; drain and crumble.

Place 1 tortilla on microwave-safe plate. Sprinkle tortilla with shredded cheese. Microwave for 10-20 seconds until cheese is melted.

Top with bacon pieces, lettuce and diced tomatoes. Fold sides of tortilla over and roll up. Cut each wrap in half before serving.


Two Cheese Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Macaroni and cheese with twice the cheesy flavor. This pasta dish makes a great side dish for any meal.
Two Cheese Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 45 minutes
READY IN: 1.5 hours
Container: 9 x 13 baking dish
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic - minced
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups milk
  • 5 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Asiago cheese
Directions
  • Cook pasta according to directions on the package.
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter and then add the minced garlic; cook until tender.
  • Add the flour, salt, and pepper; stir until well blended.
  • Continue to cook this mixture until lightly browned; stir constantly.
  • Gradually add the milk, whisking mixture until smooth.
  • Continue to cook unit it comes to a boil; allow to boil until it thickens, approximately 2 minutes.
  • Remove the boiled mixture from the heat and add all of the cheese except for 1 cup of the cheddar cheese. Stir until it is all melted.
  • Add the cooked pasta and stir until well mixed.
  • Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish and the pour the pasta and cheese into the dish.
  • Sprinkle the top with the remaining cup of cheddar cheese. Bake uncovered in an oven preheated to 350 degrees F. Bake for 40 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.
  • Allow to stand for 5 - 10 minutes before serving.

Garlicky Green Beans Recipe

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Great garlic flavor and bright green color. Perfect to brighten up your plate palette.
Garlicky Green Beans Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 5 minutes
READY IN: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 bunch green beans
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt & pepper, to taste
Directions
In a large skillet, heat 1 cup of water over medium-high heat. Add green beans, cover and steam for 2-3 minutes.

Remove beans and discard water. Place skillet back on medium heat. Add beans to skillet and cooke 1-2 minutes until dry.

Add butter and garlic; cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


Layered Pudding Recipe

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Delicious layered dessert that takes no time to prepare. A quick take on banana cream pie.
Layered Pudding Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 0 minutes
READY IN: 15 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 package graham crackers
  • 4 bananas
  • 2 boxes instant banana cream pudding
  • 1 package Cool Whip, thawed
Directions
Make pudding according to directions on package.

Crush the graham crackers.

Layer the crushed grahams, bananas and pudding. Top with whipped topping and any leftover banaanas.

Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Breaded Baked Fish Recipe

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Enjoy fried fish without having to fry it. This baked fish is a great way to cook any type of white fish without any fuss.
Breaded Baked Fish Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 35 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 pound fish fillets
  • 1/2 cup oil, canola
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 3 teaspoons lemon pepper seasoning
Directions
  • Pour oil into a medium size bowl. In another bowl, mix together bread crumbs and seasoning.
  • Slightly coat fish with oil and then coat with bread crumb mix.
  • Place fish into a 9" X 13" pan. After all fish has been added to the pan, take the remaining bread crumbs and distribute evenly onto the fish.
  • Bake in a preheated 400 degrees F. oven for 20 minutes.

Fabulous Pea Risotto Recipe

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Of course fresh peas would make this even better, the frozen peas are still delicious. The creamy risotto and the pop of the peas, not to mention the bright color of this side dish, will brighten up your plate.
Fabulous Pea Risotto Recipe
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Ingredients
  • 1 can chicken broth
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1 pound frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups rice
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Directions
In 2-quart covered saucepan, heat chicken broth and water to boiling on High.

Meanwhile, in large microwave-safe bowl, place peas and 2 tablespoons broth mixture; cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave on High for 4 minutes.

In blender, combine 1 1/2 cups peas and 1/4 cup hot broth mixture. Remove center part of blender top; cover blender and blend peas and broth mixture until pureed. Set remaining peas aside.

In microwave-safe 4-quart bowl, combine olive oil and rice. Cook, uncovered, in microwave on High for 1 minute. Stir in remaining hot broth mixture; cover bowl with vented plastic wrap and cook in microwave on Medium for 10 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking.

Stir in pea puree; cover with vented plastic wrap and cook on Medium for 8 minutes longer or until most of liquid is absorbed.

Stir in Parmesan, salt, pepper and remaining peas. Garnish with more Parmesan cheese, if desired.


Ramen Noodle Salad 4 Recipe

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Crunchy oriental flavored salad. Don't mix it together until just before serving otherwise your cabbage will become soggy.
Ramen Noodle Salad 4 Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 5 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 packages Ramen Noodles, oriental flavor
  • 3 tablespoons almonds, slivered
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup green onion
  • 1 head Napa cabbage
  • 1 cup oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
Directions
Crush Ramen noodles before toasting. Toast noodles, almonds and butter in frying pan until golden brown. Set aside.

Chop green onion and cabbage.

Combine oil, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and Ramen noodle seasoning packets.

Just before serving, mix all ingredients together.


Turkey Tenderloins Recipe

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Grilled turkey tenderloins are perfect to entertain with. The marinade these are in have a hint of Asian flavor and keep the turkey moist and tender. This marinade would also be wonderful on chicken.
Turkey Tenderloins Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 turkey tenderloins
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 dash garlic powder
Directions
In a large bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, minced onion, ginger, black pepper, sherry, soy sauce, oil and garlic powder to make marinade.

Add turkey tenderloins and turn to coat both sides. Cover and marinate for several hours or overnight in the refrigerator, turning occasionally.

Grill tenderloins over a hot grill 10-12 minutes per side, depending on thickness. Turkey is done when the meat is 170°.


Garlic Roast Potatoes Recipe

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Now this potato side dish recipe is just a guide. You can season as your household prefers. You could also leave the peels on to save some time. Serve them with ketchup and sour cream for a real treat.
Garlic Roast Potatoes Recipe
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Ingredients
  • 4 potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
Directions
  • Peel potatoes and cut into bite-size pieces.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place cookie sheet (with sides) or 9x13 pan into oven with butter and oil on the pan. Remove as soon as the butter melts.
  • Swirl butter and oil around the pan to coat. Toss garlic in butter/oil mixture. Add potatoes and toss with garlic/butter/oil until well coated.
  • Place in preheated oven and roast, turning every few minutes as each side browns. Roast until all sides of potato are golden brown and you can pierce them easily with a fork.

Herbed Grilled Corn Recipe

Delicious, easy, grilled fresh corn. Use any of your favorite herb combinations with this butter mixture.
Herbed Grilled Corn Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash pepper
  • 8 each ears sweet corn, husked
Directions
Blend butter with parsley, chives, salt and pepper.

Spread 1 tablespoon on each ear of corn; wrap individually in heavy-duty foil. Grill over glowing coals 15-20 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally.


Broccoli Grape Salad Recipe

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Perfect for serving with almost any entrée, this Broccoli Grape Salad Recipe features a delicious combination of flavors and pleasing textures. Learn about different types of broccoli in All About Broccoli and to serve it as a hot side dish see How to Ccook Broccoli.
Broccoli Grape Salad Recipe
Container: serving bowl
Ingredients
  • SALAD INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 bunches fresh broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups celery, chopped
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups red grapes, halved
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 pound bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 1 cup nuts, optional (pine nuts, sunflower seeds, sliced almonds)
  • DRESSING INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 1/2 cups light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
Directions
  • Place prepared broccoli, celery, onions, grapes, raisins, and crispy bacon into large mixing bowl.
  • In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients.
  • Pour dressing over broccoli mixture, stirring until combined.
  • Cover and refrigerate for several hours to overnight allowing the blending of flavors.
  • Add nuts just before serving.
  • This salad doubles or triples easily to serve a crowd. Other salad ingredient addition recommendations: cauliflower, craisins, bacon bits, and minced sweet onion.
Tiime Saving Tip: Buy pre-cut broccoli, celery, and onions, as well as pre-cooked bacon.

Fudge Cake with Raspberry Frosting Recipe

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The complementary flavors of chocolate and raspberry make a delicious combination in this fudge-like cake topped with an irresistible frosting.
Fudge Cake with Raspberry Frosting Recipe
PREP: 25 minutes
COOK: 45 minutes
READY IN: 1.25 hours
Container: 9-inch round springform pan
Serving Description: 1/16 slice
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Ingredients
  • CAKE:
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate baking squares
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup raspberry jam - seeded or unseeded
  • 1 tablespoon maraschino cherry juice
  • 2 eggs
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup raspberry jam
  • 2 tablespoons semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • powdered sugar - for dusting
  • 1/2 cup raspberries - for garnish
Directions
CAKE:
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease springform pan, dust with cocoa powder or flour.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl and set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, over low heat, melt the chips, unsweetened chocolate squares and butter. Stir until smooth.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the sugar, the jam, cherry juice and eggs until well blended.
  • Stir in cooled chocolate and flour mixture into the jam mixture, mix well.
  • Pour into a prepared springform pan.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove the sides of the pan and allow to cool completely.
TOPPING:
  • In a small saucepan, heat the jam with the chocolate chips, butter and lemon juice.
  • Pour over the top of the cooled cake.
  • Dust with powdered sugar if desired and top with fresh raspberries .
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