Carne Asada

Lime Marinade Combine the following ingredients: 1 Cup Lime Juice 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil 1/4 cup Green Onion (whole), finely chopped 2 Cloves Garlic, minced 1 TBSP Minced Coriander or chopped parsley or cilantro (I used chopped cilantro) 1/2  tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Pepper Chimichurri Sauce Mix the following together, cover and let stand at room temperature overnight: 1 cup …

Very Addictive Pumpkin Cookies

Cream together: 1 Cup Shortening 2 Cups Sugar Add and beat well: 1 – 15oz Can of Pumpkin 2 Eggs 1 TBSP Vanilla Mix together and then add to creamed mixture, mixing well. 4 Cups Flour 2 tsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Baking Soda 2 tsp. Cinnamon 1 tsp. Nutmeg ½ tsp. Allspice 1 tsp. Salt Stir in: 2 Cups …

Radiatore Pasta Salad (aka Pig Brain Salad)

My cousin Anna started calling it Pig Brain Salad because of the shape of the noodles.  There are no actual pig brains in the salad. Dressing 1/2 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Oil 1/2 Cup Vinegar Dash of Garlic Powder Salad 1 Pound of Radiatore Pasta, cooked and drained Shredded Carrots Green Peas, cooked cooled and drained Corn, cooked cooled and drained Mix …

4 Bean Hot Dish – My favorite baked beans!

1/2 Pound of Bacon – browned and fat drained off 1 Pound of Hamburger & Onions – Browned and fat drained off 1 Can of Green Lima Beans (don’t drain any of the juices) 1 Can Kidney  Beans (don’t drain any of the juices) 1 Can Butter Beans (don’t drain any of the juices) 1 Can Pork & Beans (don’t drain any of …

Slow Cooker Cafe Rio Sweet Pork

Slow Cooker Cafe Rio Sweet Pork 3 lb pork roast 1 chipped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 T butter 2 T soy sauce 3/4 cup lemon juice 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper Saute onion and garlic in butter. Place roast in crock pot and cover with onion. Cook about 3 …

Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Creamy Cilantro Dressing 2 T salsa verde 1/4 to 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 pkg buttermilk ranch dressing mix 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3 to 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 bunch cilantro (with stems) 2 cloves garlic, minced Lime juice from 1 lime Add ingredients to a blender and puree until smooth. Chill 1 hour (if you can …

COCONUT POUND CAKE

COCONUT POUND CAKE Preheat oven to 325°. Well grease and flour a bundt pan or tube pan. Cream together until fluffy:           ¾ lb. butter, softened           3 cups sugar Add to creamed mixture one at a time, mixing well after each addition:           5 large eggs In …

Corn & Black Bean Dip

Corn & Black Bean Dip Ingredients 1 Can Black Beans 1 Can Corn 1 Medium Yellow Pepper – diced 1 Medium Red Pepper – diced 1 Medium Orange Pepper – diced 1 Small bunch of Green Onions – chopped 1 Small bunch of Cilantro – chopped 1/2 Bottle of Hendrickson’s Sweet Vinegar & Olive Oil The dressing can be found …

Awesome Sangrias!

Ingredients 1 Lemon 1 Orange ½ Cup Sugar ½ Cup Water 1 750 milliliter Bottle of Dry Red Wine, Chilled 1 to 2 Cups Carbonated Water, Chilled 2 TBSP Brandy Ice Cubes   Directions Cut Lemon and Orange into 1/4 inch thick slices. Place the 4 end slices from the lemon and orange into a saucepan; set aside the remaining …

Cornucopia Salad

Cornucopia Salad Cornucopia Salad Serves 6 Serves 12 (x2) Serves 18 (x)3 Serves 24 (x4)   Candied Almonds ½ Cup Sliced Almonds 1 Cup 1 1/2 Cup 2 Cups 3 TBSP Sugar 6 TBSP 9 TBSP 12 TBSP   Preparing Candied Almonds Melt sugar in large frying pan with sliced almonds, stirring continuously until almonds are coated.  Don’t let the …