December 28, 2010
African-inspired, southern-style Benne Wafers are a sesame seed flavored cookie that are popular as part of traditional Kwanzaa celebrations but Benne Wafers can be enjoyed anytime. Ingredients 3 /4 cup butter, softened 1 1 /2 cups light brown sugar 2 eggs 1 1 /2 cups all-purpose flour 1 /2 cup toasted sesame seeds (see Note) 1 /4 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F.
April 24, 2012
Get out your grass skirt and let the hula dancing commence! Our Hawaiian Pineapple Banana Bread is sure to cause a stir when you serve this tropical version of comforting homemade banana bread. Makes: 2 loaves Preparation Time: 10 min Cooking Time: 1 hr 15 min Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 / 4 teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts 3 eggs, beaten 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 5)
January 27, 2012
Panna cotta is a chilled Italian-style dessert with a custard consistency. It may have a fancy name but this panna cotta recipe is easy as can be! Serve it when you want to impress, and you're sure to be on the receiving end of loads of raves! Serves: 6 Preparation Time: 5 min Chilling Time: 6 hr Cooking Time: 5 min Ingredients 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1 / 2 cup milk 2 1 / 2 cups heavy cream 1 / 2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Instructions In a small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over milk; let stand until gelatin is softened, about 5 minutes.
July 6, 2012
In a pickle for what to do with all the in season bargain cukes you've picked up at the market or farm stand? We have the easy solution with our Test Kitchen's recipe for Sweet and Spicy Pickles. Nothing beats the taste or the raves from our own homemade pickle chips! Makes: 8 cups Cooking Time: 25 min Ingredients 4 cups white vinegar 4 cups sugar 1 tablespoon pickling spice 1 jalapeño pepper, stem and seeds removed 2 pounds cucumbers, sliced 1/8-inch thick Instructions In a large saucepan over high heat, combine vinegar, sugar, pickling spice, and jalapeno pepper . Bring to a boil and add cucumber slices; return to a boil and cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
April 16, 2013
We've got what we think is the Best Broccoli Salad, and we're betting you'll agree! This garden-fresh broccoli salad that's tossed in a creamy homemade dressing and livened up with a few surprises is sure to be a favorite go-along. Serves: 6 Chilling Time: 4 hr What You'll Need: 1 1 / 2 cups mayonnaise 1 / 2 cup sour cream 1 / 4 cup sugar 1 bunch broccoli, cut into small florets (see Note)
April 18, 2012
They sure know how to get everyone out of bed for breakfast down on an Amish Farm. Recipes like a Hootenanny Pancake which look as good as they taste and are a cinch to make, will guarantee that your gang won't be snoozing through the alarm clock. Serves: 6 Cooking Time: 25 min Ingredients 1 / 4 pound (1 stick) butter, melted 6 eggs 1 cup milk 1 / 2 teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 / 2 cup sliced strawberries 1 / 2 cup blueberries 1 / 2 cup raspberries Confectioners' sugar for sprinkling Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Pour butter into a 9- x 13-inch baking dish ; set aside.
May 30, 2012
This crunchy and delicious homemade marinated cucumber salad offers welcoming garden-fresh taste in every bite. It's a super deli salad to serve with any of your favorite dishes! Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 / 4 cup hot water 1 / 3 cup sugar 1 (8-ounce) bottle Italian dressing 3 cucumbers, cut into 1/8-inch slices 1 medium-sized onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices Instructions In a medium bowl, combine hot water , sugar, and Italian dressing.
April 4, 2013
This Coconut Cream Pie will quickly become a favorite dessert, and bring back memories for those who grew up loving it! Serves: 6 Chilling Time: 2 hr Cooking Time: 20 min What You'll Need: 1 egg yolk 1 / 3 cup sugar 1 / 4 cup all-purpose flour 1 / 4 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk ...
May 10, 2013
Perfect to make Mom on Mother's Day, or any time of the year, our mouthwatering Almond French Toast Bake is so creamy and delicious you'll want to eat the entire thing by yourself. Luckily, there's enough to share -- if you're so inclined. Serves: 8 Chilling Time: 30 min Cooking Time: 35 min What You'll Need: 1 loaf French bread, cut into 8 (1-inch) slices 6 eggs 1 cup amaretto-flavored coffee creamer 1 cup half-and-half 1 / 4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 / 2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sliced almonds Make Breakfast with Half the Calories Watch Now What To Do: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
October 20, 2010
Serves: 12 Cooking Time: 23 min Ingredients 1 / 4 cup packed brown sugar 1 / 4 cup (1/2 stick) butter 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 1 / 4 cup chopped pecans 1 (8-ounce) can refrigerated crescent rolls 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 / 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine brown sugar, butter, and syrup in an 8-inch round cake pan . Heat in oven 5 minutes, or until butter melts; stir gently to blend ingredients.