Archive for August, 2013

Chocolate Chip Skor Trifle

August 31st, 2013, 7:27pm

1 package chocolate cake mix (regular or fudge) 1 package (6 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix 1/2 cup strong coffee (optional) 1 carton (12 ounces) cool whip Skor bits & mini chocolate chips Bake cake according to package directions. Cool. Prepare pudding according to package directions; set... more

Chocolate Chip Skor Trifle

Butter Tarts

August 19th, 2013, 12:42am

1 cup currants½ cup butter3 tbsp cream or milk1 ½ cups brown sugar1 ½ tsp rum flavoring1 tsp vanilla extract2 eggsPour boiling water over currants and allow them to stand until soft (10 min). Drain well. Melt butter, add cream, brown sugar, rum & vanilla flavoring. Add currants. Stir in eggs. Fill... more

Butter Tarts

Mushroom Croustades

August 6th, 2013, 11:48pm

1 loaf white bread, sliced 2 tbsp soft butter 1/4 cup butter 3 tbsp finely chopped shallots 1/2 lb mushrooms, finely chopped 2 tbsp flour 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp cayenne 1 tbsp chopped parseley 1 tbsp chopped chives 1/2 tsp lemon juice 3 tbsp grated parmesan cheese Cut 3-inch rounds from... more

Mushroom Croustades

Rice Pudding

August 5th, 2013, 2:26pm

1 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup minute rice 2 tbsp each: sugar, raisins 1/4 tsp salt 1 egg 1/4 tsp vanilla dash nutmeg Pour milk, rice, sugar, raisins into a sauce pan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer un-covered for 6 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Blend egg, vanilla and nutmeg... more

Rice Pudding

Cod in a Cheesy Creamy White Sauce

August 5th, 2013, 1:51pm

4 white fish fillets, about 100 g each (I use cod, Tilapia would work well too) 3 tbsp butter 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 3 tbsp flour 1 cup milk 3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese 1/2 tsp salt paprika Arrange fish in a single layer in a buttered Pyrex. Melt butter in casserole. Add onion and flour, saute... more

Cod in a Cheesy Creamy White Sauce