Monthly Archives: February 2011

CHICKEN CORDON BLEU WITH HOLLANDAISE SAUCE

A friend taught me how to make Chicken Cordon Bleu when I was a young adult.  I thought this was pretty fancy.  It is still a favorite.  When I got older I learned how to make Hollandaise sauce.  An easy recipe that always turns out great. CHICKEN CORDON BLEU and HOLLANDAISE SAUCE 6-8 chicken breasts, skinless […]

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AUNT JO’S MANICOTTI

A family favorite  Aunt Jo wrote down her recipe for me when I got married. Here is how I understood it and a few ideas I added Aunt Jo’s Manicotti 1 package Manicotti shells (8 oz) 8 oz ricotta cheese and 8 oz cottage cheese or choose 15-16 oz of only one cheese 2 cups shredded […]

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HOT CANDY CANE NOG

This is our Holiday Nog we serve at our Christmas Party every year. HOT CANDY CANE NOG 6 cups milk 20 chocolate-covered peppermint patties (more or less, depends on your taste) vanilla or chocolate ice cream peppermint sticks DIRECTIONS Pour milk into a saucepan.  Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until hot […]

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GARLIC CREAM CHEESE BREAD

WARM FRENCH BREAD TOPPED WITH A CREAMY CHEESE AND GARLIC SPREAD Garlic Cream Cheese Bread 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 tablespoon minced green onions  6 garlic cloves, minced (1 tbl) 1 loaf French bread, cut into […]

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APRICOT-DIJON GLAZED CHICKEN

chicken thighs baked in an apricot sauce ARPICOT-DIJON GLAZED CHICKEN 6-8 chicken thighs 1 jar (12 oz) apricot jam 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons Dijon Mustard salt and freshly ground pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.  Rinse chicken thighs, pat dry, and transfer to a baking dish.  Season well with salt and pepper; […]

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