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

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 


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

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.

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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