*~40-up Recipes~*

Welcome to Our Recipes' Page!
On this page you'll find some of our chatters mouth watering recipes from thier own kitchen.
We'll be adding to this page as more delicious recipes become available..;-)
If you'd like to contribute a favorite recipe of yours to our page, you can email me it.
So, lets get on with the goodies!!!!

Snow Cream~~~Submitted by Ruddyduck

Ingredients:
Large bowl fresh snow
1-1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp.vanilla extract
2 eggs,beaten real well
3/4 cup sugar
Blend all ingredients together well,add about 3/4 cup sugar,blend.
Add fresh fallen snow,stirring constantly,until mixture is thick and creamy
and serve.As it melts you can add a little more snow.
Hint:Beat the eggs with a fork real well and then add the rest of the ingredients,then the snow.


Snow Cream #2~~~Submitted by Ruddyduck
Ingredients:
1 Big bowl of clean snow
1 Cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup milk
Mix the ingredients together and add the snow last to get the right consistency.
Note:You can use whole milk,2% milk,evaporated milk,or sweetened condensed milk.


Crock Pot London Broil~~~Submitted by Ruddyduck
Ingredients:
1 London Broil
1 pkg. Ranch salad dressing mix
1 pkg. Italian salad dressing mix
1 pkg. Brown gravy mix
1-1/2 cups water
Mix all the dry ingredients with the 1-1/2 cups water.Place roast in crock pot.
Pour the mixture over roast and cook on low overnight.



Jello Shots~~Submitted by Taziree
Ingredients:
Box of Jello; any flavor
Flavored Schnapps
Water
Follow directions on the box of jello, but replace the Cold water with flavored Schnapps.
Example: Boil 1 cup of water, stir to dissolve jello, and 1 cup of watermellon pucker schnapps, stir & pour into a small plastic shot cup, chill & serve.
Peach, Berry Berry, Wild cherry, are just some good flavors. There are many mouth watering flavors to choose from....*ENJOY!!*

Maryland Crabcakes~~Submitted by Penquin

Ingredients:
1 lb. lump crab meat
1 to 3 tsp. of Old Bay seasoning( to your taste}
1/4 tsp. salt
1 Tbl. mayonnaise
1 Tbl. Worchestershire sauce
1 Tbl. chopped parsley
1 Tbl. baking powder
1 egg, beaten
2 slices of bread with crust removed
Break in small pieces and moisten with milk
Mix ingredients, shape into cakes. Fry or Broil until brown....*ENJOY!*



Fruit Pizza~~Submitted by TheHok
Ingredients:
Pillsbury Sugar Cookie
8 oz. cream & 8 oz. whipped cream
(mix these 2 together)
Different types of fruit (whatever you'd like)
Spread Sugar cookie in a pan or round pizza pan
Cook till done.~Cool~
Spread on creamcheese and arrange fruit.
Glaze:
1/2 Cup sugar
1/2 Cup Orange Juice
1/4 Cup water
1 Tbl. cornstarch
2 Tbl. lemon juice
Cook all together till boiling, boil 1 minute, cool, then spread over pizza...*ENJOY!*

Strawberry Jello Pretzel Desert~Submitted by TheHok

Ingredients:
2 cup Pretzel sticks
2 Tbl. sugar
3/4 cup margerine, melted
Roll pretzels with rolling pin. Mix top ingredients together. Bake in 13x9 pan at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool
1 8oz. Cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 medium cool whip
Mix together and chill. Put this ontop of cooled pretzels.
1 large Strawberry Jello
2 cup water
20 oz. strawberries, sweeten
Mix together, chill until almost jelled and put ontop of pretzel and cream cheese mix. Refrigerate and then...*ENJOY!*



Spinach Bake~~Submitted by TheHok
Ingredients:
2 pkgs. (10 oz.) chopped spinach (thawed, well drained)
2 eggs, beaten
1 can (10 3/4 oz.) condensed Cream of mushroom soup
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
2/3 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup regular bread crumbs
2 Tbl. margarine, melted
Mix all the ingredients except for the margarine and bread crumbs together.
Spoon spinach mixture into greased 8 or 9 inch baking pan. Top with combined bread crumbs and margarine.
Bake 45-55 minutes, or until throughly heated...*ENJOY!*



Salmon Fillets~~Submitted by JohnM
Ingredients:
3/4 Cup maple syrup
1/4 Cup soy sauce
4 (6 oz.) salmon fillets, skin removed
1/4 Cup coarsley ground black pepper
1/2 tsp. peanut, or vegetable oil
In a small deep bowl, or a plastic bag, mix maple syrup and soy sauce. Arrange fillets so that marinate completely covers fish. Marinate in the refrigerater for as long as possible. (minimum 4 hours or 24 hours). Turn salmon every few hours.
Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
Rub oil on a 10x10 inch sheet of aluminum foil. Place pepper on a small plate. Remove salmon from marinate and topside only into cracked pepper to coat. Place fillets, pepper side up, on foil.
Bake on the top rack of the oven for 7 minutes (syrup may cause fish to smoke~don't be alarmed).
Salmon can also be grilled directly over hot coals for 3 minutes. Avoid over cooking the fillets. Salmon is best when the color has turned to a pale pink...Serve immediatley on warmed plate...*ENJOY!*

Pumpkin Cheese Roll~~Submitted by vickis-secret

Ingredients:
3/4 cup pumpkin
3 eggs
3/4 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamin
Mix above ingredients well...
Place wax paper on cookie sheet, leaving 4 inches on each end of handles. Butter wax paper well. (I spray it)
Spread pumpkin mixture evenly. Bake at 375 degrees for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool, 10 minutes.
Spread aluminium foil on table and sprinkle with sugar so pumpkin roll won't stick. turn pumpkin onto foil with wax paper facing up. Peel off wax paper
~*Cream Cheese Filling*~
1 pkg. cream cheese
3/4 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbl. confectioners sugar
2 Tbl. butter or margarine
chopped walnuts (optional)
Mix well and spread evenly on pumpkin roll. Sprinkle walnuts. Roll up like a jelly roll.
You get 3 rolls per can of pumpkin.



Sausage Cheese Balls~~Submitted by vickis-secrets
Ingredients:
2 lbs. (32 oz.) Jimmy Dean Sausage, uncooked
1 1/2 cup biscuit mix
4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
Mix all ingredients. Form into 1 inch balls. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet, until; golden brown. *Makes about 6 dozen*



Cream Cheese Cake~~Submitted by vickis-secrets
Ingredients:
2 8oz. pkgs. cream cheese
2 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
maraschino cherries
vanilla wafers
Mix the first 4 ingredients with beater until smooth. Put one vanilla wafer on the bottom of cupcake papers. (I use the shallow foil ones) Fill to 1/2 full with the cream cheese mixture. One cherry on top of each one. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Keep refrigerated in a covered container.
MMM...MMM...GOOD!!



Recipes submitted by~scootapoo

Sweet Potato Balls~Makes about 8
Ingredients:
1 1/2 lbs sweet potatoes (mashed) or 1 lg can (drained & mashed)
2 tbsp. butter
1/3 c light brown sugar
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
8 large marshamllows
2 c crushed corn flakes
Mash potatoes and stir in first 4 ingredients. Form ball with 1/3 c mixture around a marshamllow. Roll in corn flakes. Deep fry until brown. Note: This is so good, you could eat for dessert instead of as a side dish.


Sweet Potato Souffle
              Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until done

Ingredients:
3 c mashed sweet potatoes (if using canned, be sure to drain before mashing)
1 c sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c melted butter
Mix together and place in casserole sprayed with Pam. Note: If too runny, mix in a bit of flour.

Topping:
1 c light brown sugar
1/3 c flour
1/3 c melted butter
1 c chopped pecans


French Onion Soup
Ingredients:
1/4 c butter
1 1/2 # onions, sliced thinly
Saute butter and onions in a Dutch Oven, then cover and cook on low for 15 minutes.
Add:......1/2 tsp salt~~1 1/2 tsp sugar
Uncover and cook til golden, but NOT brown
Add:......4 cups beef boullion~~4 c chicken stock~~1/2 c dry white wine
Simmer for 20 to 25 minutes. Ladle into 8 bowls that are oven proof and top with: 8 slices of toasted French bread. 1 tbls Parmesan cheese( for each bowl) 3/4 # Muenster cheese (divided for 8 bowls) Cook in 375 degree oven about 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese melts Optional: 1 drop of Worchestire Sauce and dash of Soy Sauce in each bowl to be added prior to toast and cheese Note: This broth will keep in refrig for 2 weeks; when ready to use, just add toast and cheese and bake.


Cocktail Meatballs
makes about 60 meatballs

Ingredients:
2 lbs ground chuck
1 c bread crumbs
1/3 c dried parsley flakes
2 eggs
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/3 c catsup (or ketchup, if you prefer)
2 tbsp minced onion
Combine all in a large mixing bowl and work with hands until well blended. Form into meatballs about the size of a half dollar. Bake on cookie sheet for about 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Meatballs may be made ahead of time and frozen in airtight container without sauce.
Sauce: Combine in saucepan:
1 12oz bottle chili sauce (usually found in the condiment aisle at grocery store)
2 tbsp light brown sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 c grape jelly
Cook on low to med heat, stirring constantly until jelly melts and all is well blended. Pour over meatballs in chafing dish or crock pot.
~~Enjoy!!~~



Sugar Cookies submitted by ngunga

Ingredients:
  2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter ( I use Land O Lakes unsalted)
2 eggs beaten
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tbs milk
  *Preheat oven to 375 degrees*
Blend butter till creamy, add sugar slowly till well incorporated. Add eggs, milk, and vanilla till blended. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together. Add to wet ingredients until dough forms. Roll out on floured cutting board and cut into your favorite shapes. Bake till barely brown on edges, remove from baking sheet and allow to cool. I make Christmas, Valentine, and Easter shapes. You can also use small amount of food coloring to dye the dough for something different, like making red valentine cookies and decorating the tops of hot cookies with red sugar crystals. You can also make confectioners icing and dye it to decorate the cookies with. Or what the heck, just add sugar to the tops of them and call it quits. :) Anyway, hope ya like them if ya try them....*Enjoy!*
Thanks, Ellen aka ngunga


Baked Mac & Cheese~submitted by Ellen

Ingredients:
4 Cups Elbow Macaroni
3 pkgs (2 Cups) shredded cheese mix (American, Cheddar and Monteray Jack or Colby)
6 large eggs
1 Cup whipping cream
1/2 teasp. black pepper
In a 5 qt. pot bring 3 qts. salted water to the boil. Add macaroni and cook till done, drain off water until level with macaroni.
In a 5 qt. bowl beat eggs lightly, add cream and pepper stiring without bringing any bubbles to the surface. Slowly add macaroni and water mixture until combined. In a 4 qt. casserole, put a layer of macaroni and then a layer of cheese until you have about 4 layers.
Bake at 300-325 degrees on lowest shelf till brown and bubbly in the middle, approx. 1 hour. Makes 4 qts, but recipe can be cut by 1/4 for smaller gatherings.
*Enjoy!*


Recipes submitted by~Java4me2

Java's Apricot-Honey Chicken
Ingredients:
1/3 cup Grey Poupon Honey Mustard
1/3 cup Apricot Preserves..(orange marmalade) can be substituted if desired...."but then ya have to change the name of this recipe!!!!..LOL"
1 teaspoon ground ginger
4 Boneless skinless chicken breasts
Optional...salt...pepper...garlic to taste..
1. Mix mustard, preserves and ginger in a small bowl.
2. Brush mixture onto chicken.
3. Grill or broi; about 8-10 minutes each side, or until done,...brushing with the mixture frequently....*Enjoy!*

Java's quick and easy Garlic Potatoes

Ingredients:
5 Large russet or Idaho potatoes (chopped in large chucks)
1/3 Cup lemon juice
1 entire head of garlic (finely chopped)
1 tablespoon oregano(dry oregano is fine)
Olive Oil......(approx 1/4 tO 1/3 Cup) you are going to have to experi,ent on this one...use more or less as desired.
Salt to taste...paprika..optional
1. Place all ingredients in a large ziploc bag...and toss (you may have to do this several times, as all potatoes won't fit at once)
2. Pour into corningware or other deep baking dsih and cover...
3. Bake at 375 (be sure to baste with olive oil frequently until potatoes are crispy on the outside...soft on the inside)
HOPE YOU ALL ENJOY THESE..... FROM MY KITCHEN TO YOURS....JAVA :))

Java's Grainy Dijon Chicken

Ingredients:
16 chicken tenderloins (just the tenderloin part of the chix....not the entire breast, however 4 tenderloins would count as approximately 1 breast .....boneless and skinless)
3 Tbs. grey poupon country dijon mustard....(the textured one...with the speckles in it)
3 Tbs honey
11/2 tsp soy sauce
salt, pepper and garlic powder
Mix mustard, honey and soy sauce in a bowl..... place cleaned thawed (if ya use the frozen bags of chicken tenderloins) in a GLASS baking dish. you should be able to fit 16 tenderloins in it, since theyre skinny and can squeeze together. spoon about 3 TBS of the mustard mixture onto chicken and spread to cover. sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder. save remaining mixture and refridgerate.
Let chicken marinate in fridge for a minimum of 20 minutes......longer is better.
Heat broiler for 10 min.....then place tenderloins on broiler pan.....and spoon the rest of the mustard mixture over chicken broil on the second level down from broiler coil......for 10 to 15 minutes....i only do it for 13 minutes....in my oven....but u have to watch these.....otherwise they will burn.
They are wonderful.....note, i have not done this recipe using a whole chicken breast....so im not sure if it would cook all the way through in only 13 minutes....but using the tenderloins, they come out great! hope you like them.....java :))






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