Sun City Gourmet Club

On Saturday, Nov. 19 Thanksgiving came early to one Mesquite family.  Terry and Bethany Green were  given  a gift  of  Love  from  the  Sun  City  Mesquite  Gourmet  Cooking  Club (SSMGCC) with the  presentation  of  a  full  Thanksgiving  dinner  wit … [Read more...]

Gourmet Club: Cheddar Jack Halibut Bake

Cheddar Jack Halibut Bake (Serves 6) INGREDIENTS: 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 cup dry white wine 1½  lbs. halibut, skinned, cubed and p … [Read more...]

Sun City Gourmet Club: Fillets Of Sole Meuniere

Fillets Of Sole Meuniere (Julia Child) (Serves 6) INGREDIENTS: 6 skinless and boneless fillet of sole or other thin fish fillets, all of a size 4 to 6 oz. each and 1/4-inch thick Salt and freshly ground white pepper ½ cup or so flour in a … [Read more...]

Sun City Gourmet Club: Buttery Beer Bread

Buttery Beer Bread (Good any time of the year) Ingredients: Beer bread is leavened with both baking powder and brew bubbles producing wonderful dense bread with a distinctive mild fermented taste. 3 cups flour ¼ cup sugar 1-tablespoon … [Read more...]

Sun City Gourmet Club: Grilled Chicken With Fresh Herbs & Tomato Compote

Grilled Chicken With Fresh Herbs & Tomato Compote (Makes 6 servings) (Zov’s Restaurant, Tustin, CA) This is a very simple recipe, yet the dish has such bold flavors. Cinnamon is the secret ingredient that lends a unique taste. Serve with c … [Read more...]

Lemon And Garlic Angel Hair

Lemon And Garlic Angel Hair (Serves 4) INGREDIENTS: 1 tsp. olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup dry white wine ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup tomato, chopped (1 medium tomato) 4 oz. dried spinach angel-hair pasta 4 oz. semolina a … [Read more...]

Sun City Gourmet Club: Pork Marsala With Spinach

Pork Marsala With Spinach (Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen) (Yield: 4 servings) INGREDIENTS: 1½ lbs. boneless pork loin roast, trimmed Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 Tbs. all-purpose flour 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive … [Read more...]

Raspberry Trifle

RASPBERRY TRIFLE (Servings: 16) “Raspberries layered with pound cake, sweetened cream cheese and whipped cream are dusted with cocoa and chilled before serving.” INGREDIENTS: 1½ cups heavy cream ¼ cup white sugar 2 (8-oz.) packages cream … [Read more...]

Hot Artichoke And Spinach Dip II

Hot Artichoke And Spinach Dip II (Yield:  12 servings) “Who can deny the popularity of the artichokes and spinach blended with cheeses?  Try this hot, flavorful dip with toasted bread or tortilla chips.” INGREDIENTS: 1 (8-oz.) package cream … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup (Yield:  6 servings) “Cream cheese is blended into this pureed soup of winter squash and onion which have been cooked in a seasoned chicken stock.” INGREDIENTS: 6 Tbs. chopped onion 4 Tbs. margarine 6 cups peeled and cub … [Read more...]