Betsy’s Excellent Granola

Betsy’s Excellent Granola 5 Cups Rolled Oats 1 Cup Bran 1 Cup Wheat Germ 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup Sunflower Seeds (unsalted or raw) 1 Cup Chopped Almonds or Pecans 1 1/2 t Salt Mix all of these ingredients together in a large baking pan. I like to use a large disposable roaster.  Spray this with Pam. Then mix …

Linzer Cookies

¾ lb. unsalted butter at room temp 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 3 ½ cups flour ¼ tsp. salt ¾ cup good raspberry preserves Preheat oven to 350 degrees Cream butter and sugar until just combined. Add vanilla. In medium bowl, sift together the flour and the salt and then add to butter mixture. Mix on low speed until …

Nutrition Information

Have you ever wondered how much protein is in fish products?  How about the number of calories that are in fruits or vegetables?  Well, the FDA has created some nutrition content posters that you can download from their website.  We also have them posted on TagsKitchen.com as well. Enjoy! FDA Seafood Nutrition Facts FDA Fruit Nutrition Facts FDA Vegetable Nutrition …

Space Dust Bars

Makes 18 servings 1 bag (12 oz) White Chocolate Chips 1/3 Cup Butter or Margarine 2 Cups Graham Cracker Crumbs 1 Cup Chopped Pecans 2 cans (12oz each) Apricot Dessert Filling 1 Can Sweetened Coconut Flakes Additional sweetened coconut flakes, optional Confectioners sugar, optional Preheat oven to 350˚F.  Grease metal or glass 9x13x2 inch baking pan.  In medium saucepan, melt …

Apple Brickle Dip

1 8oz package of Cream Cheese ½ Cup Brown Sugar, packed ¼ Cup Granulated Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 package English Toffee Bits In a mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese, sugars & vanilla.  Fold in desired amount of toffee bits. Serve with apple wedges. Print PDF

Melon Brain

Things Needed 1 small  Seedless Melon Use a vegetable peeler to remove the entire rind, exposing the inner white rind. Red Jello Instructions Slice off the bottom of the melon to create a flat base that will keep it from rolling. Draw squiggly lines that represent the bumps and ridges of the brain. Carve narrow channels along the tracings with …

Sully’s Cranberry & Cilantro Dip

Add the following into a food processor & process until it makes a spreadable goo. Then layer over cream cheese in a 8×8 pan & serve. 1 bag of cranberries, washed Juice of one orange or mandarin orange juice 1 Cup Sugar 1 1/2″ piece of Fresh Ginger, with the skin removed 3 Large Jalapeños with some seeds, or 1-2 …

FRESH STRAWBERRY PIE

For the glaze to be the right consistency, you must start with 1 ¼ cups of strawberry puree. Varying that amount will yield glaze that is either too thick or too thin. Likewise, be certain that the glaze mixture has cooled before adding the berries; if it is too hot, the berries might begin to cook and soften. Pectin for …

CRANBERRY AND DRIED-CHERRY SAUCE

1 12-ounce container frozen cranberry juice cocktail, thawed 1 cup water 1 cup (packed) golden brown sugar 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1 6-ounce package dried tart cherries* 1 12-ounce bag cranberries Bring first 5 ingredients to boil in heavy medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add cherries; cook 2 minutes. Add …

RASPBERRY RHUBARB PIE

Preheat oven to 350° Combine: 1/3 cup flour 1 ½ lbs. rhubarb, trimmed and cut into ½ inch pieces (4 cups) 1 ¼ cups sugar juice of ½ lemon Let stand while you prepare pie crust for a 9.5 inch deep dish pie pan. Add to rhubarb mixture and gently mix, being careful to not break berries: 2 cups raspberries …