Saturday, April 25, 2009

Mozzarella Sticks with Spicy Sauce

40 mozzarella sticks
1 16 oz. premade plain spaghetti sauce
1 medium onion, diced
1 tbsp. red pepper flakes
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
dash of hot sauce
1 tsp. olive oil

1. Bake mozzarella sticks as indicated on pkg.
2. In medium sauce pan heat onions in oil. Add in remaining ingredients.
3. Heat sauce for 30 minutes or length of cooking time for mozzarella sticks.

Mixed Cheese Spread

1 8 oz. pkg. of whipped cream cheese
4 oz. bleu cheese
1 cheddar cheese, grated
2 tbsp. worcestershire sauce
1 cup cooked, cut up meat (ham or sausage)
1/2 cup butter
1 onion, finely chopped

---- Preparation ----
1. In large bowl combine all cheese with mixer.
2. Add in all ingredients and refrigerate for 8 hours and serve.
3. Serve with small breads or crackers.

Mexican Dip

1 lb. ground beef
1 tbsp. chilli powder
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 onion, diced
1 small chile or jalapeno, diced
1 16 oz. whipped cream cheese
1 bag shredded cheddar cheese

1. In saute pan brown meat and onion. Add in chilli powder, cayenne pepperand jalapeno.
2. In bowl combine meat, cream cheese and cheddar cheese.
3. Place in baking dish and bake for 15 minutes.

Mashed Potato Stuffed Mushrooms

24 mushrooms, cleaned and stemed
4 large baking potatoes
1 8 oz. whipped cream cheese
1 cup finely chopped shrimp
1/2 stick of butter
1 tsp. salt

1. Bake potatoes in microwave for 12 minutes. Let cool and scoop out the potato.
2. In medium bowl combine potato, cream cheese, shrimp, butter and salt Blend well.
3. Spoon mixture into mushrooms and bake for 10-15 minutes at 325.

Marinated Mushrooms

1 lb. fresh mushrooms
1 tsp. chives
1 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tsp. tarragon
pinch of salt
1/2 cup water
1 tsp. garlic powder

1. Clean and dry mushrooms.
2. Mix all ingredients together.
3. Let marinate in refrigerator for 8-12 hours.
4. Serve.

Little Franks with Orange Dipping Sauce

1 pkg. cocktail franks
2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup pancake syrup

---- Preparation ----
1. In medium sauce pan heat orange juice and pancake syrup. Bring to simmer and add in cocktail franks.
2. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Serve in pretty bowl with toothpicks.

Jumbo Garlic Shrimp

48 jumbo shrimps, cleaned and deveined
4 tbsp. cayenne pepper
6 tbsp. garlic powder
2 cups olive oil

1. In large bowl combine oil, cayenne pepper and garlic powder. Blend well and addin the shrimp. Coat the shrimp well.
2. Heat skillet and saute shrimp half at a time.
3. When done place in large bowl and use toothpicks or serve 6 on a plate as first course.

Italian Bread Boat Dip

2 Large loaves italian bread
1 cup onions, chopped
1 1/2 cups crab dip
1 cup cheddar cheese
1 cup mayonnaise

1. Hollow out one loaf of bread using the pulled out pieces asbite size dipping pieces. Tear up the whole second loaf and useas dipping pieces.
2. Mix together in baking dish onions, crab, cheddar andmayonnaise. Bake for about 10 minutes or until hot.
3. Pour mixture into hollowed out loaf of bread and serve.

Hot Wings

5 lbs. chicken wings
1 lb. butter
1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
4 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. black pepper
3 tsp. tobasco sauce
2 cups pancake syrup
1 tsp. onion powder

1. Bake chicken wings at 400 degrees until thoroughly cooked, depending on size.
2. Mix all other ingredients and set aside.
3. Remove wings from oven and place in sauce mixture.4. Serve with a lot of napkins.

Hot Stuffed Mushrooms

24 mushrooms, cleaned
2 eggs, beaten
2 cups crabmeat
1 tsp. onion powder
2 tbsp. parmesan cheese
2 tsp. parsley
1 tbsp. hot sauce
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 tbsp. bread crumbs
1 tsp. salt

1. Preheat oven to 325.
2. Combine all ingredients except mushrooms.
3. Spoon in mixture to mushrooms and bake for 20 minutes.

Sauteed Goat Cheese Cakes

1 cup leeks, diced
1 lb. goat cheese
1 cup flour
1 cup bread crumbs
2 eggs, beaten with water
1/2 cup garlic, minced
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. cayenne pepper

1. In large fry pan saute leek until soft. Empty into mediumbowl. Add in goat cheese, at room temperature, garlic, salt,pepper and cayenne pepper. Mix well with hands. Make shapes thesize of a flattened egg.
2. Dip goat cheese shape into flour, egg and bread crumbs. Fryon medium heat until golden brown.
3. Serve with salad.