Ambrosia Cheesecake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups almond shortbread cookies, crumbs ( about 12 cookies)3 tablespoons sugar3 tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine, melted4 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened3 large eggs1 cup sugar1 (14 ounce) packages sweetened flaked coconut2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 cups fresh orange curd1 cup sweetened flaked coconut, lightly toasted (optional) Directions: Stir together...

Soft Bean Tortillas

Ingredients: 1/2 cup cornstarch1/3 cup bean flour2 tablespoons tapioca starch1/2 teaspoon salt2 eggs1 1/2 cups water Directions: Combine dry ingredients in medium bowl.Add eggs and water.Set aside and let sit for 20 minutes.Spray small skillet with cooking spray.Pour 1/4 cup for one tortilla in pan.Cook on one side until golden brown.Turn over, barely cook...

Crescent Chick-be-Quicks

Ingredients: 3/4 cup crushed canned French-fried onions1 tablespoon all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon seasoning salt1 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls1 whole chicken breasts, skinned,boned and cut into 16 pieces.1 eggs, beatensesame seeds or poppy seeds Directions: Heat oven to 375.Lightly grease cookie sheet.In small bowl, combine french.-friedonions, flour and salt; blend well, Set aside.Seperate...

Banana Blitz

Ingredients: 2 bananas1 cup colored sprinkles1/2 cup chocolate chips Directions: Put sprinkles on plate.Heat chocolate chips in a skillet, stir untilmelted.Cut peeled bananas in half.Poke popsicle sticks into cut ends of bananas.Spread chocolate onto bananas.Roll in sprinkles.Place on plate lined with wax paper, and freeze. Servings: 4 Time preparation: 10 min. Time total: 10...

Baked Cut Okra

Ingredients: 2 lbs okra, cut crosswise in 1/2 inch pieces1 1/2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon black pepper1/2 cup cornmeal3/4 cup butter Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees.Mix okra, corn meal, salt and pepper in a baking dish until the okra is thoroughly coated with the corn meal.Slice the butter on top of the okra.Bake for...

Spinach Delight ( Lana’s Spinach Salad)

Ingredients: 2 lbs fresh spinach, washed and torn1 (16 ounce) cans bean sprouts, drained4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped2 (8 ounce) cans water chestnuts, sliced1/2 lb bacon, cooked and crumbled1 cup salad oil3/4 cup sugar1/3 cup ketchup1/4 cup vinegar2 teaspoons salt1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1/2 cup onions, chopped Directions: Mix dressing ingredients together in jar (be sure...

Warm Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomato Salad

Ingredients: 1 (7 1/2 ounce) bags mixed greens ( preferably with radicchio leaves)2 ounces spinach leaves1 bunch watercress2 tablespoons finely chopped onions4 sun-dried tomatoes, sliced ( packed in oil)olive oil6 ounces creamy goat cheese5 tablespoons olive oil1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard2 tablespoons lemon juice2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar1 -2 clove minced garlicsalt and pepper Directions: Dressing:.Mix...

Gorgonzola Cheese, Walnut, and Romaine Salad

Ingredients: 1 head romaine lettuce or 1 -2 package pre-washed pre-torn romaine lettuce1/2 cup walnut pieces5 tablespoons olive oil3 teaspoons Dijon mustard4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar1 (4 ounce) boxes crumbled gorgonzolasalt and pepper Directions: Heat oven to 350 and toast the walnut pieces (on baking sheet) for a few minutes.Pour lettuce into bowl.Salt and pepper...

Easy Stir-Fried Zucchini and Garlic

Ingredients: 2 lbs zucchini ( sliced or diced into cubes)2 tablespoons fresh minced garlic2 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons buttersalt and pepper1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning ( or to taste)parmesan cheese (optional) Directions: In a large skillet, saute the zucchini, garlic and Italian seasoning in oil and butter, until zucchini is crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.Season with...