Recipes

Category: Side Dishes

Arancini

Ingredients 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Thyme Leaves 1 Cup Arborio Rice 1 Cup Shredded Pizza cheese 1 Tablespoon  1 Teaspoon Granulated Garlic 1 Teaspoon Parsley Flakes 2 1/4 Cups Chicken Stock Bread Crumbs Directions First make the Risotto. Heat the  in a saucepan and add the Arborio Rice, stir, while cooking for a minute or two. Then gradually begin to add the chicken stock, simmering and stirring until all of the stock is... Read More
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Bechamel

Ingredients 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons  Dash salt Dash white Pepper Directions Place  in saucepan and heat on medium flame. Add flour and stir constantly until mixture begins to bubble. Continue to heat and stir for about 1 minute to form white roux. Do not let mixture begin to brown. Add milk, salt, and pepper and continue to heat and stir until mixture thickens and begins to bubble. Continue to cook and stir for 1... Read More
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Bowtie Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2 lbs tri-colored bowtie pasta, cooked, cooled and set aside 2-1/2 cups   Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing 4 TBSP   Mustard 2 TBSP   Ketchup 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 red pepper, julienned or chopped 1 yellow pepper, julienned or chopped 1 green pepper, julienned or chopped 1-1/2 cups diced cooked ham 4-6  ounces Monterrey Jack cheese cubed Directions 1. In a mixing bowl,... Read More
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Candied Nuts

Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup  1 egg white 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 cup mixed nuts (pecans, walnuts, almonds) Directions Preheat oven to 350°F Beat egg white, sugar, vanilla extract, and  Add nuts and mix well Bake for 12-15 minutes on a sheet pan Cool completely and serve Read More
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Cheese Sauce

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons  Dash salt Dash white pepper Directions Place  in saucepan and heat on medium flame. Add flour and stir constantly until mixture begins to bubble. Continue to heat and stir for about 1 minute to form white roux. Do not let mixture begin to brown. Add milk, salt, and pepper and continue to heat and stir until mixture thickens and begins to bubble. ... Read More
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Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Ingredients 2 bone-in chicken breast halves 1 teaspoon   olive oil 1 stalk celery, finely diced 1 (8 ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese 3/4 cup   blue cheese dressing  3/4 cup   ranch dressing 1/3 cup hot sauce 1 cup shredded Chedder cheese Directions Place chicken breasts in a large saucepan; cover with water. Boil until cooked through, about 20 min. Remove from water, and cool. Pull meat from bones and skin. Shred... Read More
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Corn

Ingredients 12 oz frozen corn 1 tsp sugar 2 Tbsp  Directions Heat the  in a 12 or 14-inch skillet over medium heat Add corn and cook until corn is fully cooked. Add sugar and serve immediately. Read More
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Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 1 dozen hard boiled eggs 1/4 cup plus 1 tsp   mayonnaise 2 tsp   mustard 1 tsp prepared mustard 1 tsp milk Dash of black pepper Directions 1. Slice eggs in half lengthwise and remove yolks. 2. In a small bowl, mix yolks and remaining ingredients with a fork until smooth. 3. Fill egg whites with mixture and garnish with paprika.   Read More
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Garlic Fries

Ingredients Shoestring fries about 4oz 2TBSP Garlic  Salt  Pepper Chopped parsley Directions Fry shoestring fries until they have a crispy golden glow. Dust with salt, pepper, Garlic  , and parsley Toss well to coat the fries and serve. Read More
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Garlic Mayonnaise Dip

Ingredients 4 cups of Extra Heavy Mayonnaise  ½ cup of  Directions In a bowl, place the 4 cups of  Mayonnaise, add ½ cup of  and mix well with kitchen whisk. Read More
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Green Beans

Ingredients 1/2 cup skinned whole almonds, finely ground in a food processor 1 garlic clove, minced 1 pound green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons  Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Directions Cook beans in a 3-quart saucepan of boiling well-salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes; drain. Heat  in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over moderate heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until it just begins to... Read More
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Holiday Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 1 dozen eggs 1/2 cup   mayonnaise 1/2 tbsp.   lemon juice 1 1/2 tsp.  Dijon mustard Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp. paprika 4 chives, cut into small pieces Directions  Place eggs in a single layer in a saucepan and add about 2" of water to cover the eggs. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and cook covered for 1 minute. Remove from heat and let sit covered for 14 minutes, then rinse under... Read More
Posted by Tara Stafford at Monday, July 25, 2016
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Macaroni

Ingredients 3/4 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded 3/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded 3/4 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded 1 1/2 cups half-and-half 1 16-ounce package elbow macaroni 16 ounces cubed processed cheese 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 eggs, beaten 9 tablespoons  Directions Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain well and... Read More
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Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients 3/4 cup milk 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/3 cup  2 tablespoons chives, minced 4 pounds raw potatoes, peeled and pared Water to cover potatoes Directions Place pared potatoes in 6 quart saucepan and cover with water. Add salt and bring to boil. Cook over medium heat for approximately 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender, but not mushy. Thoroughly drain cooked potatoes and transfer to mixing bowl. Add and mix on low speed with wire... Read More
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Pasta Salad

Ingredients Dressing 1/2 cup Canola Oil 1/3 cup lime juice 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 2 Tbsp. seeded and chopped pickled jalapeno peppers 2 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 tsp. ground cumin seed 3/4 tsp. salt Salad 6 ounces small pastas, cooked, rinsed with cold water and drained 1 can (16 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained 3/4 cup diced red onion 3/4 cup diced red pepper 3/4 cup diced yellow pepper 3/4 cup diced zucchini 16 ounces chicken... Read More
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Potato Salad

Ingredients 4 large red potatoes 4 large eggs 1/2 stalk celery, chopped 1/4 cup   sweet relish 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbs   yellow mustard 1/2 cup   mayonnaise 1 tbs   white vinegar Pinch or salt and pepper Directions Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, approx. 15 minutes; drain and chop. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold... Read More
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Potato Salad

Ingredients 4 to 5 Red Bliss potatoes  1/2 to 3/4 cup of   white vinegar  1 TBSP chopped fresh rosemary 1 TBSP of sugar 1/4 TBSP of salt 1/4 cup double smoked bacon 1/4 cup diced ray red onions 1/2 cup of   Deli Mustard 1 cup of Heavy Duty   Mayonnaise Directions 1. Boil potatoes whole in salted water until tender. 2. Slice each potato into 5-6 slices 3. Cover in bowl and keep warm. 4. Cook the bacon... Read More
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Risotto

Ingredients 3 cups chicken stock 1 1/2 cups Arborio or other short grained rice, uncooked 1/2 cup onions, chopped 6 Tbsp. Shortening, divided 1 – 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes with basil, oregano, and garlic, drained 2 cups fresh spinach 1 tsp. fresh garlic, minced 1 – 8 oz. package fresh mushrooms, sliced 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tsp. Herbes de Provence 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to taste ... Read More
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Southwest Pasta Salad

Ingredients Dressing  1/2 cup  1/3 cup lime juice 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 2 tbs seeded and chopped pickled jalapeño peppers  2 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 tsp ground cumin seed 3/4 tsp salt Salad 6 ounces small pastas, cooked, rinsed with cold water and drained 1 can (16 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained 3/4 cup diced red onion 3/4 cup diced red pepper 3/4 cup diced yellow pepper  Option: 16 ounces chicken... Read More
Posted by Tara Stafford at Monday, July 25, 2016
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Wafers

Ingredients 1/2 cup shortening 8 oz. Mexican cheese with jalapenos 1 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. dry mustard 1/4 tsp. seasoned salt 1/2 tsp. cumin Tabasco to taste Directions In a mixing bowl, place shortening and then add cheese gradually, beating at medium speed until mixture is fairly smooth. Then, blend in flour, dry mustard and seasoned salt. Mix at low speed until dough forms and pulls away from sides of bowl. Shape dough into 2... Read More
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