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Monday, April 26, 2010

Saturday, April 17, 2010

COFFEE CAKE WITH RASPBERRY JAM

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INGREDIENTS:
1 pk. 8 oz. cream cheese, softened,
1 cup sugar,
1/2 cup butter,
2 eggs,
1 teaspoon vanilla extract,
1-3/4 cup flour,
1 teaspoon baking powder,
1/2 teaspoon baking soda,
1/4 teaspoon salt,
1/4 cup milk,
1/2 cup raspberry jam;

DIRECTIONS:
Combine cream cheese, sugar and butter, mixing until well blended.Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in vanilla extract. Add combined dry ingredients alternately with milk, mixing well after each addition. Pour batter into greased and floured baking pan; dot with jam. Bake at 350 F for 35 minutes or until nice and golden brown.
Allow to cool before removing from pan.

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CREAMY SHRIMP ALFREDO SOUP

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INGREDIENTS:
shrimp, potatoes, onion, celery, carrots, Alfredo sauce, zucchini, pasta, Vegeta, garlic, salt, pepper, chicken broth;

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Friday, April 16, 2010

GARLIC SHRIMP WITH ALFREDO RIGATONI


ALFREDO SAUCE

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup chicken broth,
2 cups heavy whipping cream,
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese,
2-3 minced garlic cloves,
2 tablespoon cornstarch,
1/2 teaspoon salt,
1/2 teaspoon pepper;

DIRECTIONS:
In a medium saucepan, heat chicken broth over medium high heat, bringing to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and whisk in heavy cream, cornstarch, and garlic. Bring to a soft boil and whisk for one minute. Reduce heat to low, whisk in Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Let simmer for about 10 minutes to melt cheese, let thicken, and incorporate flavors, whisking occasionally.


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Thursday, April 15, 2010

PATIO FURNITURE and KFC

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Patio furniture shopping!
We are just looking and compare prices and styles. So far no luck! Keep on looking...

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KFC to the rescue when there is no time to cook!
No one complains!

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