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Red Pasta Dish

Red Pasta Dish from Erin Sullivan This red pasta dish is enough for two people {with seconds}. You will need: ♥   spaghetti or linguini [boil and drain] ♥  1 medium red beetrood [peeled, boiled and grated add to pasta after its cooked] Add to saute pan: ♥  1 big red onion [chopped and sauted with olive oil] Then add to the saute pan ♥  6 dried plums [sliced] ♥  2 teaspoons capers ♥  handful seeds (sunflower, pumpkin, pin nut) ♥  salt and pepper to taste [

TEXAS CAVIAR- Dottie Gauvin

TEXAS CAVIAR   Most people call black-eyed peas – Beans – but in Texas a pea is a pea and a bean is a bean.  Fresh black-eyed peas are wonderful just boiled with a little chopped up bacon in and onion in them, but Texas Caviar is one of my favorites and of course, out here I have to buy canned black eyed peas.  Sometimes I can find frozen ones. In Texas, it is traditional to eat Black Eyed Peas

PUMPKIN PIE SQUARES- Dottie Gauvin

PUMPKIN PIE SQUARES                         INGREDIENTS: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup quick cooking oatmeal 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter FILLING: 2 cans 15 oz. each pumpkin 2 cans 15 oz. each evaporated milk 4 eggs 1-1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon salt TOPPING: 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped pecans 2 tablespoons

Sweet Potatoes- {mm, yes please!}

SWEET POTATOES OR YAMS WITH WILD TURKEY BOURBON Board member Dottie Gauvin loves these for the holidays.               INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup heavy cream                               1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest                    salt and pepper 1/3 cup Wild Turkey                             ¼ cup brown sugar 5 lbs. sweet potatoes or yams DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.  Pierce the potatoes with a fork and place them in a large roasting pan.  Roast them for

WILD TURKEY PECAN PUMPKIN PIE- Dottie Gauvin

WILD TURKEY PECAN PUMPKIN PIE  From Dottie Gauvin   INGREDIENTS:   3 eggs slightly beaten 16 ounces canned pumpkin ¾ cup dark brown sugar 1-1/3 cup Half-n-Half 3 tablespoons Wild Turkey Bourbon                                                          1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger                                                                         ¼ tsp. salt 1 unbaked 9 inch pie crust   TOPPING:   2  Tbsp. dark brown sugar                                                            ¼ cup Wild Turkey Bourbon 1 cup pecan halves      DIRECTIONS:    (Preheat oven to 425 degrees)  

CHICKEN, AVOCADO AND MANGO SALAD

2  tablespoons sugar 1/3 cup water 1  10 ounce package of spring lettuce mix or romaine lettuce 2 medium mangos peeled, seeded and diced  4  cups shredded chicken 1/2 cup chili garlic sauce  2 avocados, peeled, pitted and diced 1/3 cup lime juice Mix liquid ingredients together and set aside.  Place lettuce in a large salad bowl.  Add the shredded chicken and mix well.  Add the avocados and mangos and gently toss in order to leave the diced pieces whole. 

WILD TURKEY CANDY

NOTE:  This recipe contains bourbon so not for children!   This is another favorite from Dottie's kitchen. Ingredients: 3/4 cup soft butter 1/3 cup Wild Turkey Bourbon 1 lb. powdered sugar (more if mixture is too runny! 1 bag about 1-1/2 lb. chcolate chips 1 to 1-1/2 bags of pecans Instructions: Mix butter, sugr and bourbon together and beat until stiff.  Melt chocolate chips in microwave and stir well. Roll the Wild Turkey mixture into small oval shapes (keeping powdered sugar

TEXAS COLE SLAW

There are many variations of Cole Slaw but this is one that everyone seems to like.  For 4 servings use 12 of a firm green cabbage shredded. (You may add a bit of red cabbage for color if desired). One large carrot grated; 1/2 red bell pepper and 1/2 green bell pepper diced and one bunch of green onions diced – use some of the stems.   The dressing may be your own favorite recipe or you can buy bottled

SOUTHWEST SPAGHETTI GOULASH

When I was a little girl growing up in Texas I remember one day seeing a new family moving in across the street and all I could think about was "I wonder if they have any kids my age" – and before the day was over, I found that they had a girl my age and a boy two years older.  The three of us were BFFs before the moving van left.  A few days later I was in their

CAJUN SHRIMP SOUP

Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1/4 cup sliced green onion 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon margarine or butter 3 cups vegetable juice 8 oz. bottle clam juice 1/2 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon thyme leaves crushed 1/4 teaspoon basil leaves crushed 1 bay leaf 1/3 cup uncooked regular long grain rice 12 oz. pkg frozen cooked shrimp Hot pepper sauce 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes crushed In a large saucepan, saute green pepper, onions and garlic

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