October 12, 2011
These bakery-worthy homemade sandwich-style Peek-a-Boo cookies have yummy jam that peeks out from holes in their sugar-coated tops. Whether you make 'em to enjoy at home or for a bake sale, these will go fast! Makes: 4 dozen cookies Cooking Time: 10 min Ingredients 1 1 /2 cups (3 sticks) butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 /4 teaspoon salt 4 1 /2 cups all-purpose flour 3 /4 cup jam or preserves (see Options)
August 9, 2011
Smoky bacon and the crunch of a sweet and tart apple add novel touches to our fresh homemade Apple Bacon Coleslaw. This coleslaw recipe teams well with picnic and grill favorites. Serves: 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 /2 teaspoon hot sauce 1 tablespoon sugar 1 /4 teaspoon salt 1 (16-ounce)
December 24, 2012
Our Test Kitchen uses a convenient pantry staple as its secret ingredient for these melt-in-your-mouth Farmstyle Sweet Potato Biscuits. Don't miss this tasty bread basket recipe for company or for anytime. Makes: 16 Cooking Time: 10 min What You'll Need: 2 1 / 2 cups pancake and baking mix 1 / 2 cup milk 1 / 4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened 2 tablespoon light brown sugar 1 (16-ounce)
November 23, 2012
If you can't resist the combo of chocolate , cherries and whipped cream in Black Forest Cake, then wait till you taste our Black Forest Coffee. Talk about some jazzy sipping! Serves: 2 What You'll Need: 2 cups hot brewed coffee 1 / 4 cup chocolate-flavored syrup 2 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice 1 tablespoon sugar Whipped cream for garnish Maraschino cherries for garnish Chocolate-flavored syrup for garnish What To Do: Divide the coffee, chocolate syrup, cherry juice, and sugar evenly between 2 mugs; mix well.
January 25, 2012
What would we do without the convenience of a market rotisserie chicken ? Any busy person knows that this little secret weapon is the shortcut to lots of homemade meals, like our sink-your-teeth-into-it Barbecue Chicken Sandwich. Serves: 4 Cooking Time: 25 min Ingredients 1 / 4 cup vegetable oil 2 large onions, peeled and thinly sliced 1 cup barbecue sauce 1 / 3 cup pepper jelly 1 / 4 cup water 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 (3-4 pound)
February 4, 2011
This easy version of a classic Chinese dish is short on work but long on taste. Pass out the chopsticks and enjoy homemade Peking Chicken. Yes, the flavors of Asia are as close as our own kitchens! Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 scallion (green onion), thinly sliced 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons dry sherry 1 /3 cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon sugar 1 /4 teaspoon white pepper 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Instructions In a medium bowl, combine scallion, soy sauce, sherry, cornstarch, ginger, sugar, and pepper; mix well.
July 31, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianapolis-based drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. wants to find out how dogs sense diabetes in people. The drug company is studying how hypoglycemia alert dogs sense low blood sugar in humans. The Indianapolis Star reported Monday ( http://indy.st/OgELSO ) the company will work with the Indiana Canine Assistance Network to find an answer. Lilly tells the Star its scientists are investigating whether dogs' sharp sense of smell allow them to detect changes in human chemistry.
December 9, 2010
Two people were taken to hospitals after an accident involving an ATV and a SUV in Elkhart Thursday night, police said. The accident happened at Sugar Maple Lane and Osolo Road at 6:48 p.m., the dispatcher said. A man, Adam Smith, was believed to be driving the ATV. He was transported to South Bend Memorial where he is in the ICU in critical condition. A woman, Tiffany Swindle, who was a passenger on the ATV was taken to Elkhart General hospital to be treated and released. Witnesses say the ATV was heading north on Osolo Road when it ran into an SUV that was turning onto Sugar Maple Lane.
July 16, 2012
Our garden-fresh Summer Vegetable Salsa is the perfect topper for grilled chicken or fish, or as a zesty homemade appetizer for corn chips. Yields: 4 cups Ingredients 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 / 3 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon sugar 1 / 4 teaspoon salt 1 / 4 teaspoon black pepper 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 small zucchini, diced 1 / 4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves Instructions In a small bowl, combine vinegar, oil, sugar, salt and black pepper ; mix well and set aside.
October 11, 2012
Bake sales are wonderful fundraisers for causes close to our hearts, and these melt-in-your-mouth ribbon-shaped Pink Ribbon Cookies were created especially with Breast Cancer Awareness events in mind. Even if you aren't having a bake sale, these sugar cookies are great for sharing. Makes: 36 Chilling Time: 2 hr Cooking Time: 10 min What You'll Need: 2 sticks butter, softened 3 / 4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 1 / 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 (16-ounce)