Pink Butter Mint Heart

Ingredients Hearts: 1/2 cup butter 1 box (1 lb) confectioners sugar 1 tbsp milk 1/4 tsp peppermint extract 3 to 4 drops red food coloring Decorations: 1 cup confectioners sugar 1 tbsp water 1/4 tsp peppermint extract Directions 1. Line a 15 x 11 x 1-inch jelly-roll pan with waxed paper 2. Hearts: Heat butter…

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Mexican Cobb Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup fresh corn kernels 8 cups mixed greens 1 cup diced red onion 1 cup diced peeled avocado 1 can black beans (rinsed and drained) 1 cup diced peeled jicama or carrot 1 cup green bell pepper 4 ounces shredded reduced fat Monterey jack cheese 1 cup coarsely crushed tortilla chips sprinkle with…

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Bow Tie Lasagna

Ingredients: 4 oz. Bow tie Pasta 1 cup Ricotta Cheese 4 oz. Soft-style cream cheese 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning 3/4 lb. Lean ground beef 1 Clove Garlic, minced 15-1/2 oz. jar of spaghetti sauce topping 1/2 cup shredded lettuce 2 T. grated Parmesan cheese  …

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Double Chocolate Valentine’s Brownies

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup unsifted flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup cold margarine or butter 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp baking powder 8 oz. milk chocolate bar, broken into chunks 3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional) Sprinkles Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees…

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Homemade Pizza

Ingredients: Pizza Dough: Dough for one large pizza or 1 large per-baked pizza crust 1/2 cup pizza sauce ( see recipe for sauce below) 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup pepperoni Fresh basil leaves Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F Pre-baked the pizza dough for 6 minutes then top with thin layer of…

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Salmon Wellington

Ingredients: (Serves two) 1 salmon fillet 2 tbs butter 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 medium onion, chopped 5 oz fresh spinach (140g) 1/3 cup breadcrumbs (40g) 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan (30g) 4 oz cream cheese (110g) 1 egg, beaten 1 sheet puff pastry, softened to room temperature salt and pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven…

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Butter Tart

Ingredients: 1/2 cup lightly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup corn syrup 1/4 cup butter melted 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tbsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup golden raisins 30 (2 inch) unbaked tart shells Directions: Put raisins in a bowl and scald with boiling water, drain. While raisins are still warm add…

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Spicy Pumpkin & Coconut Soup

Ingredients: 2 tbsp sunflower oil 6 1/4 cups pumpkin or squash, peeled, de-seeded and cut into chunks 1 bunch of spring onions, chopped Fresh ginger (2 inch), peeled and chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2-3 chillies, de-seeded and chopped 2 lemongrass stalks split length ways 5 cups vegetable oil or chicken stock 1 x 14…

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Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon Buns

Ingredients: 1 cup warm milk 1 cup warm water 1 tbsp white sugar 2 tbsp dry yeast 1 1/2 tbsp salt 4 cups flour 3 eggs 6 tbsp butter (margarine)   1 cup brown sugar 6 tbsp butter (margarine) 2 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 cup raisins sultana 1/2 cup nuts (optional) 9 1/2″ x 13″ glass…

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Gramma Macklem’s Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup cornstarch 1/2 cup icing sugar 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup butter Method: Mix all ingredients together Roll out to 1/2″ thickness and cut with Christmas cookie cutters Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden brown Place on cooling rack before serving Enjoy!

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