German Cucumber Salad 1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 1 cucumber 1 medium to large tomato 2 slices onion (slice like you would for onion rings) 2-4 tsp lemon juice 1/2 - 3/4 tsp dill Pinch of salt 1. Peel and slice cucumber, tomato, onion (quarter onion as well - easier to eat) 2. In bowl, combine dill and salt 3. Add sour cream or yogurt and lemon juice to taste. Mix well 4. Add onion, cucumber, tomato to mixture and stir until veggies are coated with dressing. 5. Chill
If you're making rolls for the table this Easter - use kitchen shears to add a fun little twist before tossing them in the oven. This works with any "rising roll" recipe. Make the cut before the rise. This one uses pepper for the eyes... They're almost too cute to eat.
Teddy Bear Race Cars 1 packet of mini Mars Bars or Milky Way chocolate bars 1 family packet of M 1 box of Tiny Teddy graham crackers 1 quantity of icing sugar icing paste for glue (mix half cup of icing sugar and a teaspoon of cocoa powder with a few drops of hot water) Glue each of the 4 wheels (M) with your icing paste on to the sides of the Milky Way / Mars bars. Press into each rear center a tiny teddy biscuit. Glue on an M steering wheel for each one.
EASY, FABULOUS SHRIMP!! Melt a stick of butter in the pan. Slice one lemon and layer it on top of the butter. Put down fresh shrimp, then sprinkle one pack of dried Italian seasoning. Put in the oven and bake at 350 for 15 min. Best Shrimp you will EVER taste!!!
Red potatoes cubed with skin left on, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, coat with a package of zesty Italian dressing mix and stir to coat, add minced onion for flavor, salt and pepper to taste. Cook 400 degree oven for 45 minutes or until tender. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
This recipe should be illegal!! Preheat oven to 375° Chop a head of broccoli (do not rinse, immediately prior to preparing!) Mince 2-3 cloves of garlic Put broccoli, garlic, 2 tbsp. olive oil, and a few shakes of salt and pepper in a ziploc bag. Shake it up!! Spread out on baking sheet, place on top rack, and bake for about 30 minutes. Broccoli will be crunchy and delicious!
Crash Hot Potatoes (any Australians have some insight?) some baby potatoes (I used red) until fork tender. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Drizzle olive oil on a baking sheet, set potatoes on sheet and using a potato masher, gently smash each potato down, rotating masher both ways (so it looks like a thick cookie). Drizzle with olive oil, season with salt/pepper and sprinkle cut fresh herbs and garlic over each. THEN top with some lovely grated Parmesan cheese. Bake for 20 minutes.
OREO BALLS Ingredients: 1 package Oreo Cookies 1 block cream cheese, softened 1 pack Cooking Chocolate (Hershey's Semi sweet chocolate chips the best) Method: 1. Place Oreo Cookies in a bag/blender and smash/blend until it is the consistency of dirt. 2. Mix the softened cream cheese into the smashed oreos. 3. Roll the mixture into balls. 4. Melt chocolate in the microwave. 5. Cover balls in chocolate then leave to set in the fridge. —
Slice the zucchini in half. Slice off the bottom to keep in stable. Brush with olive oil and top with garlic or garlic powder. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste. Use mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese or mixed blend and.sprinkle with basil.. Bake 375 for 20 to 30 minutes until soft. (Depends on your oven.)