Author: Eileen

Blended Pomegranate Margaritas

Margarita salt (you can buy green salt online) Pomegranate seeds & lime wedges for garnish Ingredients: 1/4 cup pomegranate juice 1/3 cup tequila Blanco 1/8 cup Orange Liqueur (Grand Marnier) 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 3 cups ice Directions:  Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse until frothy and well combined. No big ice chunks. Rim your glasses with lime juice using a lime wedge then dip in margarita salt. Add...

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Real Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Ingredients: 1 nine inch single pie crust, raw 1 small Sugar Pie pumpkin 2 eggs 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk 1 tablespoon flour 2+3/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup brown sugar ground cinnamon for garnish Directions: Preheat oven to 325°. Cut pumpkin in half and clean seeds from the center. Bake cut side down on a lightly oiled cookie sheet at 325° for 30 minutes or until pumpkin is tender. Cooking time will vary with pumpkin size. When pumpkin is cool enough to handle, scrape the flesh from the peel and mash or puree...

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Basic Muffin Recipe- Add your favorite fruit

Mix:  1-1/2 cups flour 2 tablespoons sugar 3-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Add: one beaten egg 3/4 cup of milk 2 tablespoons melted butter Fruit (optional)  For variety, fold into the batter blackberries, blueberries, peaches or another favorite fruit, cut into bite-size pieces. One fall favorite is to add 1/2 cup chopped orange, 1/4 cup chopped, dried cranberries and 1/3 cup chopped walnuts. Spoon batter into buttered or greased cupcake tins (or use paper cupcake liners). Bake 20-25 minutes at 350º To check doneness, poke a toothpick or thin knife into a muffin; if it comes out...

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Potato Crusted Quiche with Bacon & Spinach

Preheat oven to 400º  Lightly grease a 10” pie glass pie pan.  Ingredients: Approx. 1 lb. potato(es) peeled 2 tsp. cooking oil 1 tsp minced onion dash salt and pepper 6 eggs 1 tsp water 1/4 cup cooked, chopped bacon 1/4 cup chopped spinach 1/2 cup cheddar cheese salsa for side dish garnish sour cream for side dish garnish Cut potatoes in halves, then thin slices. Toss the sliced potatoes with onion, oil, and dash of salt and pepper. Line the pan with a layer of potato slices, starting at the center and circling around to outer edges until...

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Warm Spinach Parmesan Dip

Serve with tri-color tortilla chips for a festive table! Also can be served with toasted bread cubes or crackers. Ingredients: 1 box frozen spinach or 2 cups packed fresh spinach (chopped small and drained) 8 oz. cream cheese 1 14 oz. jar artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 cup parmesan 1/4 cup sour cream pinch of onion powder pinch of salt Directions: Mix all ingredients except 1/4 cup of the parmesan. Stir well, spread in shallow pan and top with additional parmesan bake 350º about  30 minutes or  until lightly browned on top. Place tri-color tortilla chips on cookie...

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