Monthly Archives: April 2011

Chocolate Coeur a la Creme with Strawberry Sauce

Ingredients: 1/2 cup whipping cream, divided 3 tablespoons HERSHEY’S Cocoa 1 tablespoon butter, softened 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract STRAWBERRY SAUCE(recipe follows) Directions: 1. Line two 1/2-cup coeur a la … Continue reading

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Asian Lime Shrimp

Ingredients 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 2 tablespoons soy sauce, divided 3 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1 clove garlic, minced 1 pound medium fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, diced 2 … Continue reading

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Split Pea and Lentil Soup

Ingredients Ham bone or 10 Slices of Bacon 2 (32-ounce) containers low-sodium fat-free chicken stock or broth 1 cup dried split peas – small package 1 cup dried lentils – small package 4 carrots, sliced (I happen to not have … Continue reading

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Honey Walnut Shrimp – Craving Chinese Food!

You know how it is, sometimes you just get a craving for Chinese food! Perfect to serve over butter lettuce as a meal salad or serve with rice or chow mein for a crowd. Ingredients 1 cup water 2/3 cup … Continue reading

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Butter! Every kid should make it!

I was telling a story the other day to a co-worker about how one of my chores as a kid was to make butter. “What? You made butter? How do you make butter!” It was pretty easy as I remember. … Continue reading

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Berry Tart

1 1/2 cup Strawberries 1/2 cup Blackberries Sugar Almond Extract 1 package Puff Pastry (from your freezer section at the grocery store) Whipped Cream (optional) Bake the puff pastry into shapes using an egg wash so they are beautifully golden … Continue reading

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Panzanella – Bread Salad

Ingredients: 2 tomatoes 1 small cucumber, peeled and sliced 1 small red onion, thinly sliced bell peppers (optional) Kalmata olives (optional) 1 cup fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more as needed 3 … Continue reading

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Chopped Ham Sandwich

Ingredients: 1 pound ham (the better the ham, the better the spread) 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped 1 stalk celery (optional, chopped very finely if you like crunch in your sandwich) 4 tablespoons Durkeeā€™s Famous Sandwich and Salad Sauce 1/3 cup … Continue reading

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Fig and Olive Tapenade

I was telling someone the other day that I hadn’t found a tapenade that I loved. I happen to love olives, but tapenade from the store has been left many a month in my refrigerator. Just don’t like it. That … Continue reading

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Peach Cobbler

Adapted from Paula Dean’s Peach Cobbler from The Lady and Sons Ingredients 4 cups peeled, sliced peaches 2 cups sugar, divided 1 tsp Almond Extract 1/2 cup water 8 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour 1 1/2 cups milk … Continue reading

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