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Recipe of the Week: Cream Cheese Dip

Recipe of the Week: Cream Cheese Dip

  The holiday season is fast approaching.  Time to get ready with some yummy treats!   Ingredients: 1 small can crushed pineapple-drained 2 Tbs chopped onion 1/c cup chopped green pepper 2 packages of 8 oz. cream cheese 2 cups chopped pecans Celery salt to taste   Directions:  Mix all ingredients together.  Serve on celery […]

Recipe of the Week: Guacamole

Recipe of the Week: Guacamole

  Now that things are heating up breakout that the chips and salsa and how about some — Guacamole!   Ingredients: 2 ripe fresh avocados, peeled and seeded 1.2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 medium size ripe Roma tomato, seeded, diced 1/4 cup minced sweet white onion 1 Serrano Chile, seeded, minced 1/4 cup chopped cilantro […]

Recipe of the Week: Warm Cheese Dip

Recipe of the Week: Warm Cheese Dip

How about this for your New Year’s Gathering? Ingredients:  1 can (4 oz.) mild diced green chilies 1/2 to 1 cup cheddar cheese (grated) 1/2 to 1 cap sharp cheddar cheese (grated) 1 cup sour cream 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cloves garlic   Directions: Mix all ingredients together and put it in a baking dish.  Bake […]

Recipe of the Week: Italian Grilled Potato Skins Appetizer

Recipe of the Week: Italian Grilled Potato Skins Appetizer

Ingredients: 6 medium baking potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 (14 ounce) jar pizza sauce 1/2 (6 ounce) package pepperoni 1-1/2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend   Directions: Microwave potatoes on HIGH for 8 minutes, turning once. Slice each potato in half lengthwise. Combine oil, garlic and […]

Recipe of the Week: Texas Caviar

Recipe of the Week: Texas Caviar

Boil together: One teaspoon of water One teaspoon of salt One cup of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of pepper 3/4 cup vinegar 1/2 cup of oil Set aside to cool. Wash and drain: One can of black-eyed peas One can of pinto beans One can of shoe peg corn Place above ingredients together in a bowl […]

Simplest Hors d’oeuvre you will ever make – Cream Cheese Stuffed Date

Simplest Hors d’oeuvre you will ever make – Cream Cheese Stuffed Date

Put cream cheese in the slit, Put a pecan half on top Simple and perfect for the busy holiday season   Anita Garatie, Thousand Oaks ============================================== Have a favorite recipe? Old family secret?  Share it with us! Please send to: editor@citizensjournal.us We’ll be in the kitchen waiting. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing […]

Recipe of the Week: Mini BLTs (Appetizer)

Recipe of the Week: Mini BLTs (Appetizer)

  Ingredients: Cherry tomato 1 lb. Bacon Mayonnaise Mustard Parsley Directions: 1) Cut the top off each tomato and hollow out the inside 2) Cook all the bacon. I like to put all the strips out on a cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees until done (while I’m hollowing out the tomatoes) 3) when […]

Recipe of the Week: Baba Ghanouj (Eggplant Dip)

Recipe of the Week: Baba Ghanouj (Eggplant Dip)

                     

Recipe of the Week: Easiest Appetizer Ever—Cream Cheese and Salsa

Recipe of the Week: Easiest Appetizer Ever—Cream Cheese and Salsa

                  First had this at a neighbor’s house.  Thought, “Oh my, is that good…and better yet, even I could make it!” Ingredients: 8oz block of cream cheese Jar of your favorite salsa Crackers Directions: Dump the salsa on the block of cream cheese and dip! Told you […]

Recipe of the Week–Zesty Seafood Vegetable Spread

Recipe of the Week–Zesty Seafood Vegetable Spread