Raspberry Pretzel Jello

Raspberry Pretzel Jello (Servings:  12) (Author:  Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com) INGREDIENTS: 6 oz. package Raspberry Jell-O 2 cups boiling water 2 cups pretzels ¼ cup sugar 1 stick butter 1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, so … [Read more...]

Jan’s Lemon Cake

INGREDIENTS: 1 yellow or lemon cake mix 2/3 cup cooking oil 4 eggs One 3 oz. package lemon Jello ½ cup hot water Zest of one lemon PREPARATION: Grease and lightly flour a Bundt pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix all ingredients for … [Read more...]

Cherry-White Chocolate Drop Cookies

Cherry-White Chocolate Drop Cookies These cherry drop cookies are simple, versatile, fast and kid-friendly. If you don’t like dried cherries, substitute another dried fruit;, raisins, cranberries, apricots, dates, whatever. If you prefer s … [Read more...]

Sun City Mesquite Gourmet Club – Gazpacho

Gazpacho (Yield: 10 servings) “Tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, cucumber and garlic are pureed with lemon juice, red wine vinegar and tarragon and chilled for a refreshing cold soup.” INGREDIENTS: 4 cups tomato juice 1 onion, minced 1 green pep … [Read more...]

Sun City Gourmet Club: American Macaroni Salad

American Macaroni Salad (Yield: 6 servings) (Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen) INGREDIENTS: 2 cups dry elbow macaroni, cooked, rinsed and drained 1/3 cup diced celery 1/4 cup minced red onion, soaked in cold water for 5 minutes, … [Read more...]

Potato Salad

Potato Salad (Yield:  6 to 8 servings) (Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten) INGREDIENTS: 3 lbs. small white potatoes Kosher salt 1 cup mayonnaise ¼ cup buttermilk 2 Tbs. Dijon mustard 2 Tbs. whole-grain mustard ½ cup chopped fresh dill Freshly g … [Read more...]

Lone Star Pot Roast

Lone Star Pot Roast INGREDIENTS: 3 lbs. beef or pork roast One 14-oz. can Mexican stewed tomatoes One 4 oz. or 7 oz. can diced green chilies 1 pkg. brown gravy mix 3 cloves garlic, diced 1 cup wine, white or red 1 pkg. taco seasoning mix 1 … [Read more...]

Biscuits And Sausage Gravy

Biscuits And Sausage Gravy (Makes 12 servings) INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs. breakfast sausage (I use Smith’s bulk and sometimes mix it ½ and ½ with sweet Italian in bulk) ¼ cup flour (more if needed) ¼ cup vegetable oil (or any light oil) 3 cups Bisc … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp INGREDIENTS: Shrimp, raw (Medium works well) shelled and tails removed, as many as you like Bacon (Thin works best) cut in half horizontally, ½ strip for each shrimp Jalapeno Peppers (Recommend Mezzetta; they hold up … [Read more...]

Breast Of Chicken With Tarragon & Mustard Sauce

Breast Of Chicken With Tarragon & Mustard Sauce (Makes 4 servings) (Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection) The perennial aromatic herb French tarragon has a subtle anise-like flavor, which perfectly complements other gently flavored foods such as … [Read more...]