HOW COUNTRY ARE YOU?

      I’ve been told I am as country as brown eggs. For all, you city folks out there please know that hens lay white, brown or green eggs.  In my individual country vain I have created, just for you, a yam black bean burger. YAM BLACK BEAN BURGER 1 cup of canned cut yams, 1/4…

MY YUMMY COOKIE

My yummy cookie is an Oatmeal Craisin Walnut Cookie 1 cup butter flavored shortening, 1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar,  2 eggs, 1/2 cup buttermilk, room temperature, 1 3/4 cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons mace, 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 3 cups rolled oats, 1…

WHAT DO YOU STUFF YOURS WITH?

  I stuff my fillets of sole with yellow rice and steamed broccoli, topped with almond slices and Parmesan cheese.  

TEXAS

This is a fast and easy sheet cake that comes out perfect every time.  While I was living in Dallas, this cake was an absolute must have for every potluck.  By the way, a potluck in Texas is called a spread. A potluck or spread is a food party where everyone brings a dish to share….

STUFFED BELL PEPPERS

w STUFFED BELL PEPPER 6 bell peppers, 2 tablespoons butter, 1 cup chopped white onions, 1 cup chopped celery, 1/2 teaspoons seasoning salt,  1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning,  1 pound ground beef (80/20), 1 (6 oz.) can tomatoes and child, mild, 6egg, 2 cups white…

GAME DAY WINNING QUESO?

I picked the New England Patriots to win the Superbowl during pre-season.  My team came through!  I am dedicating this dip to the New England Patriots. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS GAMEDAY WINNING QUESO 4 ounces Mexican chorizo, casing removed, 8 ounces hot breakfast sausage, 8 ounces ground chuck, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 1 small red onion, chopped, 2 cloves garlic, 1/2 cup Mexican…

HOW ABOUT A BAR?

    It’s almost kickoff time.  Let’s prepare the ultimate loaded yam and russet baked potato bar. Our bar is going to be fun, economical, nutritious and easy to make and last but not least our bar will allow your guest to be creative. Let’s get started! LOADED BAKED POTATO BAR Try to get potatoes around the same size….

GAME DAY HONEY SMOKED SALMON ROLLS

2 (7.2 oz.) bags plain bagel chips, 3 minced garlic cloves, 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, 1 (2 lb.) package honey smoked salmon,  1 bunch fresh dill weed, 2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese with chives and onions, 1 (4 oz.) jar wild non-pareil capers, 3 lemons cut into wedges, 3…

GAME DAY LOBSTER BISQUE

LOBSTER BISQUE 6 cups water, 2 cups white wine, 3 pounds lobster tails in shell, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup finely chopped white onions, 1/4 cup chopped peeled carrots, 1/4 cup finely chopped celery, 1/8 cup finely chopped green bell pepper, 2 minced garlic cloves, ½ cup self-rising flour, 1/2 cup cognac, 1 ½  cup canned…