Monthly Archives: April 2011

Shrimp Scampi

6 T Butter 1 T green onion, minced 1 T olive oil 4-5 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 2 t lemon juice 1/4 t salt 3/4 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 T fresh parsley, minced 1/4 t lemon … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam

This week’s cookbook is the Complete Guide to Home Canning and Preserving by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  It’s going to be a little different.  It isn’t really a recipe per-se, but more of a set of instructions. Here is … Continue reading

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Easy Frozen Lemonade

4 cups lemonade, chilled Pour into freezer bowl, turn the machine on and let mix until mixture is thick and slushy, about 20 minutes. Pour into glasses and serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings From Cuisinart Recipe Booklet Well, you can’t … Continue reading

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Justin Wilson’s Shrimp Creole

1 pound (50-60 count) shrimp, peeled and de-veined 1/2 cup onions, diced 1/2 cup celery, diced 1/2 cup parsley, chopped 1/3 cup sweet bell peppers, diced 2 cups water 1 small clove garlic, minced 2 cups tomatoes 1 cup tomato … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Meatballs and Couscous

1 can (14 ozs) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 1/2 cups water 1 1/2 cups couscous 3/4 cup golden raisins 1/4 cup chopped parsley 3 T lemon juice, divided 3 t grated lemon peel, divided 2 t ground cinnamon, divided … Continue reading

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Mexican Fiesta Salad Pizza

2 packages (80z each) refrigerated reduced-fat crescent rolls 2 cups thinly sliced iceberg lettuce 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced 2 green onions with tops, thinly sliced 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 cup pitted ripe olives, coarsely chopped 1 … Continue reading

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