Lemon Chess Tassies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened1 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour2 cups sugar4 large eggs1/4 cup butter, melted1/4 cup milk1 tablespoon grated lemon rind1/4 cup fresh lemon juice1 tablespoon all-purpose flour1 tablespoon cornmeal1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Filling:.Whisk together all ingredients. Use filling immediately.Crust:.Beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed...

Tarama Salata

Ingredients: 8 slices white bread1 medium onions1 garlic cloves1 parsley sprigs8 ounces tarama1 cup light olive oil3 lemons, juice of Directions: For bread they suggested using a firm bread!soak bread in water and squeezed dry.Using a good processor, blend onions, garlic and parsley until evenly chopped.Add tarama and bread until evenly mixed. Continue processing...

Lemonade Ice Blocks

Ingredients: 1/4 cup lemon juice2/3 cup icing sugar1 cup sparkling water Directions: stir icing sugar and lemon juice together in a jug until sugar dissolves.stir in sparkling mineral water.pour mixture into six 1/4 cup ice-block moulds.press lids on firmly.freeze 6 hours or overnight. Servings: 6 Time preparation: 5 min. Time total: 5 min. Favorite...

Raspberry Lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup rinsed fresh raspberries ( 6 oz.)2/3 cup sugar1 cup lemon juice2 cups water Directions: In a small bowl, with a potato masher or spoon, mash 1 cup rinsed fresh raspberries (6 oz.) with 2/3 cup sugar.Let stand 10 minutes.Press through a fine strainer into a pitcher (at least 1 1/2 qt.);...

Balsamic Strawberry and Basil Salad

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar4 ounces basil2 lemons, juice of3 1/2 cups waterstrawberry juice2 lemons, juice of1 pint strawberries2 tablespoons sugar24 strawberries3 tablespoons sugar8 basil leaves4 opal basil4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Directions: First Make Basil Granita, Make this at night.Boil Water and Sugar.Infuse basil for 15 Minutes and strain.Add lemon Juice and place in freezer.Next...

Newlywed Lemon Chicken

Ingredients: 3 (10 3/4 ounce) cans condensed golden mushroom soup ( 3-4 cans)2 teaspoons paprika1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper3/4 teaspoon tarragon, crushed between fingers6 tablespoons lemon juice ( less for less tangy and tart sauce)2 lbs chicken pieces ( fillets or nugget-size pieces work well)lemon slices Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.In...

Apricot Balls

Ingredients: 395 g sweetened condensed milk ( just 1 tin)4 cups shredded coconut1 lb dried apricots, chopped into small pieces1 lemons, juice of Directions: You also need a lot (I mean mountains, literally) of caster sugar for rolling.To make, mix all ingredients and roll into 60 tsp size balls, they may take a while...

Fizzy Cranberry-Lemonade Punch

Ingredients: 4 cups cranberry juice cocktail1 (6 ounce) containers frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed1 (1 liter) bottle seltzer water or 1 (1 liter) bottle club soda, chilled1 small oranges, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices, then each slice cut in halfice cubes (optional) Directions: In large pitcher, stir together cranberry-juice cocktail and undiluted lemonade concentrate until blended.Then,...

Glazed Pears

Ingredients: 2 lemons, juice of16 pears, unpeeled ( a mix of Anjou, green, red, and Bartlett is good)2 tablespoons unsweetened butter4 tablespoons brown sugar ( or to taste) Directions: In a large bowl, mix the lemon juice with 2 cups of water.Core the pears, slice them lengthwise into wedges, then chop into bite size...