FRUIT AND VEGETABLE TURKEY

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE TURKEY

Combine fresh fruits and vegetables to fashion a turkey for a holiday display. You will need: Large platter 2 blocks floral foam 1 large pineapple with full, pretty greenery 2 bananas 2 small pears 2 small apples 1 yellow squash with good crook and small green stem in...
Fruits of the Harvest

Fruits of the Harvest

Fall is a great time to take nature walk in the woods with a basket to collect a bounty for the table. The roadside is filled with a great variety of textures, colors, shapes, and sizes. Jewel-tone leaves and branches and all sort of cones, fruits, and berries are...
MAPLE SAUSAGE AND PECAN WAFERS

MAPLE SAUSAGE AND PECAN WAFERS

1 cup chopped pecans 10 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, grated 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1½ teaspoons kosher salt ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 tablespoons shortening 8 ounces raw maple sausage Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a sheet pan with...
BUTTERSCOTCH BUNDT CAKE

BUTTERSCOTCH BUNDT CAKE

1 (15.25-ounce) box yellow cake mix 1 (3.4-ounce) box instant vanilla pudding mix 1 (12-ounce) package butterscotch chips 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 4 eggs 1 cup sour cream ⅔ cup oil Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a large bowl, stir...
TERRIFIC TAILGATE

TERRIFIC TAILGATE

VIDALIA ONION DIP 2 large Vidalia mild onions 2 cups freshly shredded parmesan cheese, divided 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup sour cream 1 1/2 teaspoons dill weed, divided Finely chop onions in food processor. Add 1 1/2 cups of cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, and 2 teaspoons...
SCHOOL SPIRIT SUGAR COOKIES

SCHOOL SPIRIT SUGAR COOKIES

BUTTER SUGAR COOKIES 2 cups butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Gradually add flour. Mix well. Roll dough into ball, wrap in wax paper, and refrigerate for 1 hour....
CHICKEN ON A STICK 

CHICKEN ON A STICK 

Vegetable oil for frying  1 cup milk  ¼ cup apple cider vinegar or beer  1 cup self-rising flour or more  1 teaspoon salt  1 teaspoon black pepper  1 large sweet onion, quartered and separated  2 bell peppers, seeded and quartered  1½ cups sliced dill pickles  4...