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Sweet Apple Carrot Coleslaw

Sweet Apple Carrot Coleslaw

Ingredients 2 (12 oz) packages shredded coleslaw mix 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 2 large apples 2 large carrots 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup sugar Salt & pepper to taste Directions Rinse coleslaw mix and drain thoroughly. Using paper towels, pat […]

Super Stuffed Potato Skins

Super Stuffed Potato Skins

Ingredients: 6 baking potatoes 1 c. shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese 1 c. sour cream 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper ¼ c. bacon bits 3 scallions, finely chopped ¼ c. sweet red pepper, finely chopped Paprika for garnish Directions: Scrub and pierce potatoes with a […]

Spicy Walnuts

Spicy Walnuts


1 cup of walnut halves

1/2 cup of sugar

1/4 cup of water

1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt

A dash of ground red pepper


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the walnuts on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 10 minutes or until lightly brown.

In a saucepan over medium heat add the sugar, water, cinnamon and ground pepper. Place a candy thermometer in the pan and allow the ingredients to melt. DO NOT STIR until it reaches 238 degrees. This will take about 8 minutes. Remove from heat and immediately stir in the walnuts.

Lightly spray the cooled baking sheet with non-stick spray. Spoon the walnut mixture onto it.

After the walnut mix has cooled you can serve whole or crush them into small pieces and place in a serving dish.

Spicy Hummus Dip

Spicy Hummus Dip

Ingredients 1 (16 oz) can garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed & drained 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. minced garlic 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 tsp. ground Cumin 1 tsp. Paprika 1/2 tsp. Curry powder 4 tbsp. chopped fresh Cilantro 1/3 c. sesame tahini 2 […]

Red potato salad

Red potato salad

4 cups red potatoes, cubed 1 green bell pepper, diced ½ large red onion, diced 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard 2 tbsp. mayonnaise Salt & pepper to taste 3 scallions, diced (optional – as garnish) Directions In […]

Jalapeno Cornbread

Jalapeno Cornbread


1 c. cornmeal

1 c. all-purpose flour

2 tbsp. sugar

4 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1 egg

1 c. buttermilk

1/3 c. sour cream

1/4 c. vegetable oil

1 small can diced jalapenos

1/2 c. frozen corn, thawed

4 tbsp. minced scallion


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Grease an 8-inch cast iron skillet or oven-safe pan.

In a medium bowl, combine everything except jalapenos and corn. Using an electric mixer or fork, mix well to ensure all dry ingredients are incorporated.

Slowly stir the jalapenos and corn into the mix.

Pour into prepared pan.

Bake for 25 minutes or until golden.

Baked Honey-Pecan Chicken

Baked Honey-Pecan Chicken

Ingredients 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 eggs 1 c. honey, divided 1 c. pecans, finely chopped 1 c. bread crumbs Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. You’ll need two small bowls for this recipe. Bowl #1 – Beat the eggs and ½ cup […]

Cajun Lemonade

Cajun Lemonade

Ingredients (makes 1) 1 1/2 ounce vodka or light rum 1/2 ounce Pimm’s No. 1 1 ounce fresh lemon juice 1/2 ounce simple syrup 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 1 ounce 7-Up Directions: In a shaker with ice, combine all ingredients except the 7-up. Just before […]

Bohemian Cocktail

Bohemian Cocktail

Ingredients (makes 6):

9 oz. Martini & Rossi Rosso Vermouth

12 oz. Orange Juice

6 oz. Cranberry juice

2 oz. Grenadine

Directions: To each glass…

Add ½ glass of ice

Pour in 1 ½ oz of Vermouth

Next add 2 oz. orange juice & 1 oz. cranberry juice

Finally add 1/4 oz. Grenadine and allow it to settle.

Garnish as desired

Ways to Use Radishes in Summer Recipes

Ways to Use Radishes in Summer Recipes

Radishes are plentiful in stores throughout the year but they can often be found in gardens around the country. People enjoy eating them raw but may not know of other ways to use radishes in summer recipes. Continue reading to learn more about using radishes […]