Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pear Puff Pastries

4 oz cream cheese, room temperature 1/4 cup prepared caramel sauce 1/8 t ground cinnamon 1/8 t coarse salt 1 (17.3 oz) box puff pastry sheets, slightly thawed 1 large egg, lightly beaten 2 large Bartlett pears, peeled and finely … Continue reading

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Classic Chocolate Fondue

1/2 cup cream 2 T kirsch, triple sec, or brandy 9 oz milk chocolate, preferably Swiss, chopped fruits including: dried pineapple, mango and apple; fresh pears; fresh strawberries; fresh tangerine or mandarin slices lady fingers and profiteroles In a double … Continue reading

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Pot Roast a la Vivian

Sirloin Tip Roast (or Angus roast) 1 envelope of Lipton’s (or similar) onion soup mix 1 red onion, sliced 1 cup of red wine Line bottom of slow cooker OR stove-top pot with red onion slices. Lay roast on top … Continue reading

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Luscious Lemon Bars

2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar 2 T cornstarch 1/4 t salt 3/4 cup butter 4 slightly beaten eggs 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 3 T all-purpose flour 1 t finely shredded lemon peel 3/4 cup lemon … Continue reading

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Chicken Divan

4 skinned, bone-in chicken breast halves 1 large sprig fresh rosemary 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper 2 T butter or margarine 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten 1 (8 0z) carton sour cream … Continue reading

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