Chocolate Nut Bars
1 cup butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Beat butter on medium in a large mixing bowl for 30 seconds. Add sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt; beat until combined. Beat in the […]
Archive for November, 2006
Chocolate Nut Bars
Cherry Bonbon Cookies
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup flour
24 candied cherries
Confectioners sugar frosting
Cream together butter, sugar, and vanilla. Stir in walnuts and flour until well blended. Cover and chill for 30 minutes or until firm enough to handle.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Divide dough into 24 equal […]
If you still have some leftover turkey, here’s a tasty way to help use it up.
2 1/4 cups chopped turkey
2 cups chopped fresh spinach
1 cup shredded pizza-blend cheese
1 (8 oz.) can pizza sauce
2 (10 oz.) packages refrigerated pizza dough
In a large bowl, combine turkey, spinach, cheese, and 1/2 cup of the sauce. On […]
When the holiday season begins I make two lists, one for gift shopping and the other is a list of the cookies I plan on baking. I haven’t gotten my list finalized yet but this recipe from Betty Crocker looks like a good one to add to it.
Classic Sugar Cookies (Cookie Exchange Quantity)
3 cups […]
Holiday cooking can be a hectic experience. One way to make it go a bit easier is to select some recipes that can be made ahead of time.
1 qt. milk
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup to 1 1/2 cups bourbon*
1 Tbl. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg, divided
1 qt. whipping cream
Heat milk […]
From the Chicago Tribune:
Cider-Braised Pork with Onions and Apples
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 3 hours
3 1/2 to 4 pounds boneless pork shoulder, trimmed of fat, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. salt
Freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 onions, thinly sliced in half-moons
2 apples, cored, sliced in half-moons
1 cup each: cider, chicken broth
1 Tbsp. […]
The Foodblog blog has an alphabetical listing of food blogs. You can also click on the “blog hop” button and visit random food blogs. Most of my blog tour took me to cooking blogs with tasty sounding recipes.
There were also a few that I saw that were a bit unusual.
One was McChronicles, a […]
My two favorite pumpkin bread recipes are one that makes two loaves (these make nice gifts) and one for muffins but I don’t always have the time it takes to mix the dough and monitor the baking so here’s one for use in the bread machine.
Pumpkin Bread (Bread Machine - one 2 lb. loaf)
2/3 cup […]