Mamas Stuffed Celery

Ingredients: 1 bunch celery 8 ounces brick cream cheese 1 (16 ounce) cans olives Directions: soften cream cheese. clean and cut the celery stalks in to thirds. dry and set aside. drain juice out of olives save about 1/2 the juice and set aside. chop or dice olives to a texture you would like....

Turkish Circassian Chicken

Ingredients: 1 (3 lb) roasting chickens ( you can also use boneless chicken breast instead)2 medium onions, chopped1 medium carrots, chopped4 cups water2 teaspoons salt1 bay leaves1 teaspoon thyme, dried4 cloves5 garlic cloves, minced3 teaspoons paprika3 cups walnuts4 slices white bread1 tablespoon lemon juiceseasoning ( salt& pepper)3 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons paprika2 tablespoons fresh...

Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients: romaine lettuce leaves ( cut in half horizontally)2 tablespoons peanut oil5 crushed garlic cloves3 tablespoons finely diced peeled ginger ( fresh ginger is key to this recipe)1/2 cup diced yellow onions1/2 cup diced red bell peppers1/2 cup diced yellow bell peppers1 lb lean ground turkey1 1/2 tablespoons hoisin sauce2 tablespoons oyster sauce1 1/2...

Spicy Chickpea Snack Mix

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons curry powder2 tablespoons brown sugar1 tablespoon coarse salt2 (15 ounce) cans chickpeas, drained ( garbanzo beans)1 oranges, zest of, grated1 cup golden raisins Directions: Preheat oven to 350*.In medium bowl mix together curry powder, brown sugar and salt.Add chickpeas and toss to coat.Bake the chickpeas on a parchment-lined baking sheet, stirring...

Chili Cheese Bread

Ingredients: 3 cups grated monterey jack cheese4 ounces diced green chilies, drained1 cup mayonnaise1 loaf French bread Directions: Combine cheese, chilies and mayonaise.Cut bread into thick slices and spread with cheese mixture.Place on cookie sheet and broil until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned. Servings: 10-12 Time preparation: 10 min. Time total: 15 min....

Chicken Cucumber Boats

Ingredients: 2 medium cucumbers1 cup cooked chicken breasts, cubed3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded1/2 cup celery, finely chopped1/3 cup mayonnaise2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish1 tablespoon onions, chopped1 teaspoon lemon juice1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions: Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise; remove seeds.With a sharp knife, cut a thin slice from the bottom of each cucumber...

Balsamic Roasted Pears With Pepper and Honey

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter2 firm-ripe pears, halved lengthwise and cored3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar4 ounces manchego cheese or 4 ounces mild fresh goat cheese, cut into 4 pieces, at room temperature1/4 cup honeyfreshly-cracked black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 400?F.Melt butter in an 8-inch square glass baking dish in middle of oven, about 3...

Sticky Sausages

Ingredients: 2 lbs cocktail franks3 tablespoons runny honey5 tablespoons hoisin sauce1 teaspoon mustard seeds Directions: Toss all ingredients together in bowl. Make sure the sausages are evenly coated.Roast at 180 C for 35-40 minutes.Enjoy!(Please note that the serving amount is just an estimate.). Servings: 10 Time preparation: 10 min. Time total: 50 min. Favorite...

BBQ Oysters With Ginger

Ingredients: 12 oysters1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped1/4 cup butter, diced into small cubes2 tablespoons ginger, crushed1 tablespoon garlic, crushedpepper, to taste Directions: Shuck oysters retaining lower half of shell.Mix all other ingredients in a small mixing bowl and top over each oyster.Cook over medium BBQ grill (preferably with hood down) around 10 minutes...