Monthly Archives: December 2010

MANDARIN ORANGE PINEAPPLE ALMOND CAKE

1 yellow cake mix (I prefer Duncan Hines Butter Yellow Cake Mix) 1 (11 oz.) can Mandarin Oranges with juice 4 eggs 1/2 C chopped walnuts 1/2 C canola oil 1 (20 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained 1 (12 oz.) Cool … Continue reading

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WAY TOO EASY CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS

Ever have half of a store bought rotisserie chicken left and didn’t know what to do with it?  Here’s a great answer;  with just half of the chicken, you can make this quick and easy dinner that’s great for weekdays! … Continue reading

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RUMP ROAST, SLOW COOKER STYLE

3 to 4 pound rump roast 2 T olive oil 1/4 C flour salt & pepper 1/2 red onion, sliced 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced 1/2 C white wine 2 C baby carrots, peeled, cut in half 6 petite red … Continue reading

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WHITE FRUIT CAKE WITH COCONUT

  This fruit cake is for those of  you who don’t usually like fruit cake!  The secret ingredient is flaked coconut.  It is based on the traditional, Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruit Cake, but with my addition.  I like to make … Continue reading

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PROSCIUTTO, MANCHEGO AND TAPAS ANTIPASTO SALAD

This is a great antipasto salad that along with a cup of soup, makes a fantastic lunch. You can pick up most of the components at a good gourmet grocery store. Antipasto literally means, “before the meal”, but this offering … Continue reading

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