Burnt Creme (Copycat)

Ingredients: 1 pint whipping cream 4 egg yolks 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup granulated sugar, for topping Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat cream over low heat until bubbles form around edge of pan. Beat egg yolks with the sugar, and stir together until thick, about 3 minutes....

Aunt Irma’s Cool Whip Salad

Ingredients: 1 (8 ounce) containers Cool Whip 1 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk 1 cup mini marshmallows 1/2 cup coconut (optional) 1 (21 ounce) cans cherry pie filling 1 (20 ounce) cans crushed pineapple, drained 1 cup pecans, chopped Directions: Mix all ingredients,except Cool Whip in order in a large bowl. After all...

Mango Raisin Couscous ( Cous-Cous)

Ingredients: 1 cup couscous ( measure before cooking)1 cup water1/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon butter2 tablespoons olive oil ( divided)1 garlic cloves, minced1 mangoes, chopped about 1 inch ( about a cup)1 jalapeno peppers, finely chopped1/2 cup raisins1 ripe tomatoes, chopped2 tablespoons lime juice ( fresh would be nice)1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)1/4 cup...

Jicama Coleslaw

Ingredients: 3 cups green cabbage, shredded1 1/2 cups jicama, julienned1 1/2 oranges, peeled and segamented1/2 cup red peppers, julienned1/2 cup green peppers, julienned1/4 red onions, sliced in thin rings1/4 cup cilantro1/8 cup salad oil1 tablespoon sugar2 tablespoons rice vinegar1/2 tablespoon sesame oil1 teaspoon soy sauce1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard1/4 cup peanuts, as garnish Directions: mix...

Chipotle’s Basmati Rice

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon vegetable oil2/3 cup white basmati rice1 limes, juice of1 cup water1/2 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons fresh cilantro, chopped Directions: In a 2-qt. heavy saucepan, heat oil or butter over low heat, stirring occasionally until melted.Add rice and lime juice, stir for one minute.Add water and salt, bring to a full rolling boil....

Easy Cherry Dessert

Ingredients: 18 ounces white cake mix2 (16 ounce) cans cherry pie filling1/2 cup butter ( melted) Directions: Pour cherries in 13 x 9 pan.Put cake mix on top, do not mix.Put melted butter on top.Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes. Servings: 16 Time preparation: 5 min. Time total: 50 min. Favorite...

Escarole Italian Style

Ingredients: 2 heads escarole1 tablespoon olive oil3 -4 shallots or 1 small onions, sliced1 -2 garlic cloves, minced1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional) Directions: Cut ends off escarole & seperate leaves. Place in a sink full of cool water and let soak while agitating.Meanwhile, in large wide pan, saute shallots in...

Homemade Ginger Ale

Ingredients: 2 cups sugar2 cups water1 cup peeled and sliced gingerroot8 ounces club soda or 8 ounces seltzer waterlime wedges Directions: Combine sugar, water and gingerroot in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until mixture has reduced slightly.Strain gingerroot from syrup.To make ginger ale, combine 2 tablespoons syrup with...

Chile-Corn Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 idaho potatoes, peeled and cubed ( 22-24 ozs.)2 1/2 ounces unsalted butter1/2 cup milk4 garlic cloves, minced3/4 cup fresh corn kernels2 teaspoons pure chile powder1 teaspoon honey1 teaspoon cilantro, choppedsalt Directions: Cover potatoes with water in saucepan. Boil and the reduce to a simmer. Cook 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain well.In...