Sunday, May 15, 2011

Light Crab Spread

 1 (8oz) pkg fat-free or reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1 T. butter
1/4 t. garlic salt
2 T. skim milk
1 T. lemon juice
3 small green onions, chopped
1 ( 8oz ) pkg crabmeat, flaked

in a medium bowl, beat cream cheese with fork. Add butter; beat until blended. Add all remaining ingredients; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Bring to room temperature and spread on cracker or serve in phyllo cups.




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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Luscious Lemon Bars

For crust:
1 c. all-purpose flour
1/8 t. salt
1/2 c. confectioner's sugar
1 stick butter melted

Filling:
2 large eggs
3/4 c. sugar
11/2 T. all-purpose flour
6 T. fresh lemon juice
2 t. finely grated lemon zest

Preheat oven to 325^. Spray a 8x8 inch baking pan . Mix flour ,salt, confectioner's sugar, in a medium bowl; stir in butter to form a dough. Press dough into pan bottom. Bake until pale golden, about 20 min. While pastry bakes, whisk eggs, sugar, flour, lemon juice, and zest in a medium bowl.
Remove pan from oven. Add lemon mixture and continue to bake until just set, about 20 minutes longer; let cool to room temperature. Cut into squares and serve.  Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Kentucky Derby Thoroughbred Pie

Pie Crust

2 c. all-purpose flour
1 t. salt
2/3 c.chilled shortening
6 T ice water a moist but not sticky dough is more flaky 


Filling:

1/2 c. butter, unsalted, melted
2 eggs
1 c. sugar
1/2 . all- purpose flour
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
3 T. Kentucky Bourbon



Preparation:
Pie crust:
With a pastry blender cut the flour, salt and shortening together to resemble coarse pea size meal.
Slowly add ice water until mixture just hold together and a ball is formed.
Roll out crust place in pie pan and flute the edges. Place in the refrigerator and chill while preparing the filling.

Filling:
Beat eggs with cooled butter. Add flour and sugar. Beat until mixed well. Gently fold in walnuts, chocolate chips and bourbon. Add mixture to pie shell. Bake at 350^ for about 30 minutes or until set. Serve with fresh whipped cream.



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