Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup packed brown sugar  1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 2/3 cup any flavor fruit jam 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 320º. Grease cookie sheets. Cream butter, sugar, and egg yolk together. Add vanilla, flour, walnuts, and salt. Mix …

Golden Biscuit Loaf

Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon dried minced onion 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon white sesame seeds or caraway seeds 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 (12 ounce) cans of buttermilk biscuits Directions: Combine all ingredients. Dip biscuits in butter mixture then fold in half and place in rows in a greased 9-in. square …

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Ingredients: 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel 2/3 cup milk 2 1/4 cup biscuit baking mix 1 cup fresh blueberries Confectioner’s sugar Directions: In a bowl, combine the egg, sugar, lemon peel and milk. Stir in the biscuit mix until moistened. Fold in the blueberries. Pour into a …

Baked Yam & Taro with Rose Syrup

Ingredients: 1 pound of Japanese yams or purple yams 1 pound of Taro 1/2 pound of sugared red bean paste 1/2 stick of butter 2 tablespoons of sugar 10 dry rose buds, crushed 4 tablespoons of hot water Directions: Wash and clean the yams. In a large pot of boiling water, cook yams for 30 …

Chicken Curry Salad

Ingredients: • 2 pounds of skinless chicken breasts, cut into thick cubes • Salt and Pepper • 1 yellow onion, roughly chopped • 1 cup raisins • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and diced • 1 cup celery, chopped • 2 tablespoons of yellow curry powder • 1 cube of dry curry sauce mix • 2 …

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients: 16 ounces milk chocolate chips 2 tablespoons shortening 1 pound fresh strawberries with leaves Directions: Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth. Holding them by the toothpicks, dip the strawberries into the chocolate mixture. Turn the strawberries upside down and …

Brown Sugar Smokies

Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) package little smokie sausages 1 pound bacon 1 cup brown sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 350º. Cut bacon into thirds and wrap each strip around a little sausage. Place the wrapped sausages on wooden skewers, several to a skewer. Arrange the skewers on a baking sheet and sprinkle them with brown …

Walnut Tarts

Ingredients: 1 packaged frozen store-bought tart shells 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 stick butter, melted 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup chopped walnuts Directions: Preheat oven to 325º. Place tart shells into tins.  In a bowl, combine eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla extract, and walnuts. Mix until well blended. Pour mixture into each …

Raisin Pound Cake

Ingredients:  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter  • 3 cups sugar  • 5 eggs  • 3 cups all-purpose flour  • 1 cup raisins  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder  • 1 cup milk  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350º. Cream butter, milk, and sugar together in a mixer. Add eggs, 1 at …

Prosciutto & Ham Panini

Ingredients: 4 slices of fontina cheese 2 slices of ciabatta bread Butter Salt and pepper 5 fresh baby spinach leaves 4 slices of prosciutto 2 slices of ham 1 tomato, sliced Directions: Spread butter on bread slices. Place 2 slices of fontina cheese on top of each bread slice. Season with salt and pepper then …