Julie’s Spam Spread

Ingredients: 1 (12 ounce) cans Spam2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped1/4 sweet onions, chopped2 tablespoons pickle relish (optional)1 -2 tablespoon mayonnaise Directions: Grate the spam. (I usually just use my pastry cutter).Combine all ingredients except the mayo.Add just enough mayonnaise to hold ingredients together.Use for sandwich spread or on a bed of lettuce or on crackers...

Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter1/4 teaspoon garlic powdersalt or pepper25 large mushroom caps8 ounces Philadelphia Cream Cheese6 green onions, sliced thin ( scallions) Directions: wipe mushrooms with a damp cloth. Dont wash with water. they already have enough water in them.Melt butter and garlic.Place mushrooms on a baking sheet round side up and brush with...

Zucchini Pie

Ingredients: 1 cup Bisquick1/2 cup grated romano cheesesalt & freshly ground black pepper4 eggs1/2 cup oil3 -4 zucchini, finely diced or shredded1 small onions, finely chopped2 -3 garlic cloves, minced1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped Directions: Preheat oven to 350.Grease a 9.5 or 10 inch glass pie plate.Combine Bisquick, cheese, salt and pepper in a...

Paula Deen’s Chicken Divan

Ingredients: 2 (10 ounce) boxes frozen chopped broccoli or 1 (16 ounce) bags frozen chopped broccoli6 cups cubed cooked chicken breasts2 (10 3/4 ounce) cans cream of mushroom soup1 cup mayonnaise1 cup sour cream1 cup shredded cheddar cheese1 tablespoon lemon juice1 teaspoon curry powder ( or to taste)salt & pepper1/2 cup white wine or...

Citrus-Marinated Chuck Roast for the Grill

Ingredients: 3 -4 lbs chuck roast ( 2-1/2 to 3 inches thick)salt, to tastepepper, freshly-ground, to tastemeat tenderizer, to taste1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce1 cup orange juice, freshly-squeezed1 tablespoon lemon juice, freshly-squeezed1 teaspoon sugar2 garlic cloves, minced1/2 teaspoon ginger Directions: Sprinkle roast generously on both sides with salt, pepper and meat tenderizer.Mix remaining...

Broccoli and Bacon Soup

Ingredients: 4 -6 cups broccoli florets4 cups chicken stock6 slices crisp cooked bacon, chopped fine1/2 cup chopped red onions1/2 cup heavy cream1 (1 7/8 ounce) envelopes hollandaise sauce mix ( dry powder)1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon ground thyme Directions: Boil broccoli in the chicken stock in a 2 quart saucepan...

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter, melted1/2 medium onions, chopped1/4 cup butter, melted1/4 cup flour2 cups half-and-half2 cups chicken broth1/2 lb broccoli, washed cut1 cup carrots, gratedsalt and pepper, to taste1/4 teaspoon nutmeg8 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese Directions: Saute onion in butter. Set aside.Cook melted butter and flour using a whisk over medium heat for...

Cheese, Broccoli, Potato, Chicken Soup

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter1 (16 ounce) packages frozen chopped broccoli1 cup all-purpose flour1 large potatoes, cubed3 -4 green onions, chopped8 cups water1 1/2 teaspoons salt3 chicken bouillon cubes1 teaspoon ground black pepper1 lb skinless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-sized pieces1 cup light cream3 cups shredded cheddar cheese1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese1 cup sour...

Marinated Olives

Ingredients: 2 cups olives2 garlic cloves, peeled and lightly crushed2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves1/2 lemons, cut in half and segmented as for a grapefruit Directions: Toss all the ingredients together in a bowl. Marinate for an hour or longer at room temperature.Toss again before serving.If you are not serving...