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Caprese Frittata

1-2 fresh tomatoes 2 T chopped fresh basil, less if using dried 2 T flour (have used one-to-one GF flour) 1T basil flavored olive oilDirections:Heat oven to 350 degrees F Spray a large quiche dish with butter flavored cooking spray Set aside Slice the tomato approx 1/8 inch thick  Judge how many tomato slices are needed to cover the bottom of the dish without overlap  I usually have 7, and it will depend on the size of the tomato Mix the flour and basil on a plate and coat both sides of the tomato slices with this mix ... read more

Apricot Foldovers

Pastry !/2 c butter 4 oz finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (1 cup) 1 ½ c all-purpose flour (I prefer King Arthur) 2 T waterFilling 1 c dried apricots 2 ½ c  hot water 1 c granulated sugarChop the dried apricots by hand into ¼ inch pieces  Place in a medium saucepan and cover with the hot water  Allow to soak for about an hourCream the butter and cheese on medium speed until light and fluffy  Blend in the flour Add the water and mix well  Roll into a ball and flatten to a six inch disc  Wrap disc in plastic wrap... read more

Best of Summer Squash Frittata

1-Small zucchini squash, pared and cut into ½ inch cubes (a heaping cup) 1-Small yellow summer squash, pared and cut into ½ inch cubes (a heaping cup)¼ c chopped onion1-2 Tbs Olive Oil (I like 1 Tbs extra virgin, and 1 Tbs butter infused)6 large or extra large eggs¼ c sour cream1-1/2 t  Weber’s Veggie Grill Seasoning1 t salt½ t ground pepper2 Tbs fresh basil pesto6-10 grape tomatoes, halved1/3 c shredded mozzarella cheese¼ c fresh basil leaves, choppedPreheat oven to 350 degrees... read more

White Chicken Chili

Trust me we don’t serve this soup for breakfast, but sometimes I just need to share a tasty dish that I feel my guests will love as much as we do After all, if you’ve eaten a James Manning House breakfast you probably believe me when I say this is good and easy to make2 c cooked chicken breast (cut into pieces) ½ c onion, chopped coarsely 2 cloves garlic, minced through a press 1 T olive oil 2 c chicken broth 1/2t cumin 1 c white wine, dry or table wine 1 can (155 oz) great northern beans, drained 1 can (155 oz) cannellini... read more

Apple Bread

It's January, winter is a time we all seem to need some comfort food to warm our bellies and our souls  To quote Oprah, "I love bread!"  The other day I was in the mood for beef stew and, of course, that requires tasty, crusty bread  Remember bread machines, the "hot" food appliance of the nineties If you don't have time to knead, rise and bake by hand1 package yeast 2 ¼ c bread flour (I prefer King Arthur) ¾ c whole wheat flour ½ t salt 4 T sugar ½ t cinnamon ¼ t nutmeg 2/3 c warm applesauce 1 T unsalted butter ½ c warm... read more

Veggie and Herb Frittata

Directions: Spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray. Spread potatoes evenly in the bottom and slightly mash down. Sprinkle the corn flake crumbs on top. Sauté the onion until translucent. Add broccoli and mushrooms and continue sautéing until soft and cooked. Spread this vegetable mixture on top of potato mixture.

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Pumpkin Squares

Cake Mixture: 1 box yellow cake mix, reserve ¾ cup 1 stick butter, melted 1 egg, slightly beatenBlend the butter and egg into the cake mix and press into a greased and floured 9x13x2” pan  Use the back of a tablespoon to pat this mixture evenly over the bottom and 1” up the sides of the panPumpkin Mixture: 1 large can pumpkin 3 eggs, lightly beaten ½ c brown sugar ¼ c white sugar 2/3 c evaporated milk 1 ½ tsp Cinnamon ½ tsp Ginger ½ tsp Ground clovesTopping: ¾ cup cake mix ½ cup white sugar ¼ cup... read more

Auntie’s Butter Crust Apple Squares

Crust: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 t salt ¾ + 1/3 c butter flavor Crisco 7-1/2 T very cold waterDirections:  Put the flour, salt and Crisco in a food processor  Pulse to mix  While pulsing, slowly add the water continuing to pulse until a ball is formed  (if needed, add 1-2 additional tablespoons of water to form the ball)  Remove the dough from the processor and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hoursApple Pie Filling:  8 to 10 large baking apples, peeled and sliced 1 cup white sugar 4 T flour 2 t... read more

Apple Cider Mimosas

These are delicious and so easy to make  September is a time for apple cider fresh from the orchard  It's always fun to stop, kids pop out of cars, smiles are on all the adult faces  This year we thought we'd see the smiles on the faces of our family by purchasing our own cider press and pressing our own apples  The cider was so sweet and refreshing and the family gathering around was priceless!  You don't need to go to this extreme for your cider1 quart of cider 1 bottle of champagne (to your taste) 1 T cinnamon 2 T sugarMix... read more

Easy Cheese Danish

While this recipe may not be on the diet list, it is a favorite among our guests  It's a sin to share, as the danish are so quick and easy to make (You'll know I'm not slaving all day in the kitchen!)  It is also great to take along to a brunch party for a special treat as it makes a big pan Ingredients:  2 – Pkg Crescent Rolls                       1/8 c egg beaters (or 1 egg yolk)2 – 8 oz 1/3 fat cream cheese             1tsp vanilla1 C granulated... read more

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