Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Bloody Rimmed Martinis

Bloody-Rimmed Martinis

Start to Finish: 10 minutes

Bloody-Rimmed Martinis


  •     Red decorating icing writing gel
  • 3/4  cup  half-and-half or light cream
  • 1/2  cup  coconut-flavored rum
  • 1/4  cup  vanilla vodka or vodka
  • 1/4  cup  cream of coconut
  •     Ice cubes


1. Carefully pipe red gel around the rim of 4 to 6 martini glasses, letting it drip down the sides. Set aside.
2. In a pitcher stir together the half-and-half, coconut rum, vanilla vodka, and cream of coconut. Place ice cubes in a martini shaker. Add coconut mixture. Cover and shake. Divide mixture among prepared martini glasses. Makes: 4 to 6 drinks

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Mabon Recipe: Apple Pecan Crisp

Apple-Pecan Crisp

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Looking for a fruit dessert using Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix? Then check out this great apple-pecan crisp recipe.
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cup maple-flavored syrup
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon ground cinnamon
large baking apples (about 5 1/2 lb), peeled, cut into 1/2-inch slices (about 12 cups)
cup cold butter or margarine, cut into pieces
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
cup chopped pecans
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  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In large bowl, stir together syrup, flour and cinnamon until blended. Add apples; toss until evenly coated. Spread in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.
  3. In same bowl, with pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives in opposite directions), cut butter into cookie mix until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Crumble mixture over apples in baking dish.
  4. Bake 30 minutes. Very loosely cover with foil; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until apples are tender.
Makes 12 servings
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Nutrition Information:
1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 220mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 59g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 31g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
  • Vitamin A 6.00%;
  • Vitamin C 2.00%;
  • Calcium 0.00%;
  • Iron 6.00%;
  • 1 Starch;
  • 1/2 Fruit;
  • 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
  • 0 Skim Milk;
  • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
  • 0 Milk;
  • 0 Vegetable;
  • 0 Very Lean Meat;
  • 0 Lean Meat;
  • 0 High-Fat Meat;
  • 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
  • 4;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Ranch Stew

Ranch Stew

1-1/2 lbs ground beef
1/2 cup onions
2 cans condensed vegetable soup
1 16oz can pork and beans
3 cups water
1-1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp dried thyme leaves
1/8 tsp instant minced garlic
1/8 ground cumin

Cook and stir ground beef and onion in Dutch oven over medium heat until beef is light brown; drain. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Serve with biscuits or cheese rolls.

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