Salad and Side dishes Category

Arlene’s Cranberry Salad

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Ingredients 2 cans whole cranberries 1 large can pineapple chunks, drained 2 cups purple grapes cut in half and seeded 2 cups walnuts, coarsely chopped 2 oranges 3 packages raspberry gelatin Directions Blend 1 can cranberries in blender until smooth and heats to boiling and mix in gelatin.  When completely dissolved cool.  Cut up pineapple […]

Black Bean Salad

Monday, February 28th, 2005

Ingredients * 1 tomato, chopped * 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped * 1/2 cup red onion, diced * 1 teaspoon salt * 1 teaspoon vegetable oil * 1 can black beans, drained Directions Mix all ingredients together.

Black Beans and Rice

Monday, February 28th, 2005

Ingredients Rice * 1 teaspoon vegetable oil * 1 1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice * 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric * 1/2 teaspoon cumin * 3 1/3 cups water * 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt * 1 cup frozen corn, thawed * 1/2 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped * 1/2 cup green onion, chopped * […]

Broiled Stuffed Plum Tomatoes

Monday, March 7th, 2005

Ingredients * 9 plum tomatoes * breadcrumbs * 9 teaspoons mozarella, shredded Directions Preheat broiler. Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise and deseed. Place tomatoes on a 9X9 baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle tomates with 1/2 teaspoon breadcrumbs each and top with 1 teaspoon cheese each. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes until cheese […]

Brussell Sprouts

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Ingredients brussell sprouts olive oil sea salt pepper Directions Preheat oven to 450.  Cut brussell sprouts in half.  Place on foil covered baking sheet.  Drizzle with olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.  Bake for 20-25 minutes without turning.

Cuban Black Beans and Rice

Thursday, March 10th, 2005

Ingredients * 3 tablespoons vegetable oil * 1/2 cup ham, diced * 1 cup onion, diced * 3 cloves garlic, minced * 1/2 cup tomatoes sauce * 1 can chicken broth * 2 cups long grain rice * 1 teaspoon cumin * 1 teaspoon oregano * 1/2 teaspoon pepper * 2 cans black beans, drained […]

Dill Chicken Salad

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Ingredients 1/3 cup mayonaise 1/4 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups cooked, cubed chicken 1/4 cup onion, diced 2 cups celery, thinly sliced 1/4 cup green pepper, diced Directions Combine all ingredients, chill

Garlic Green Beans

Saturday, March 12th, 2005

Ingredients * 2 tablespoons olive oil * 2 cloves garlic, diced * 1 pound green beans Directions Blanche beans five minutes. Rinse with cold water. Add garlic and oil. Let sit at room temperature.

Golden Mashed Potatoes with Leeks and Sour Cream

Wednesday, May 4th, 2005

Ingredients * 4 lbs large Yukon gold potatoes, unpeeled and scrubbed (or Russets, peeled) * Salt and freshly ground pepper * 1/2 cup unsalted butter * 4 leeks, including tender green parts, finely chopped and well rinsed * 1 cup sour cream at room temperature * 1 cup milk, heated to a simmer Directions Cut […]

Green Beans with Walnuts

Saturday, March 12th, 2005

Ingredients * 2 teaspoons butter * 1 1/4 pound green beans * 2 tablespoons walnuts, crushed * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Directions Place beans in a large saucepan of boiling water for five minutes. Drain. Heat butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add walnuts and saute for 1 minute. […]