BLUE CHEESE STEAK CROSTINI

INGREDIENTS 1 loaf French baguette 2 tablespoons butter 1 pound sirloin tips, cut into bite size pieces 1 cup crumbled blue cheese 2 tablespoons milk 3 cloves garlic 1 cup balsamic vinegar salt and pepper fresh herbs for garnish  DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice baguette into 1/2 inch …

LOADED BEEF HAMBURGERS

INGREDIENTS Beef Burger 1.4 lb / 700 g ground beef (beef mince) (Note 1) 1 onion, grated (brown, white or yellow), squeezed of excess juice 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ cup parmesan cheese (optional – extra flavour boost) 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp tomato ketchup 1 egg 1½ tsp …

BBQ Chicken Tostadas

INGREDIENTS 8 tostada shells (or 8 corn tortillas, brushed lightly with olive oil and baked for 3-5 minutes per side, until crispy) 3 cups cooked and shredded chicken 1½ cups of your favorite barbecue sauce, divided 2 cups shredded cheese (Mary uses mozzarella in the cookbook, but I have also …

Peanut Butter Balls

INGREDIENTS 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1⁄2 cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine, softened 1 lb dipping chocolate or 1 lb confectioner’s coating . DIRECTIONS Stir together powdered sugar, peanut butter and butter until well mixed. Shape peanut butter mixture into 1 inch balls, placing …

Van Damme(n)

INGREDIENTS Pannacotta Dulcey: 1.7 g gelatin powder 8 g of cold water 140 g white chocolate (Dulcey) 10 g glucose 75g milk 150g cold cream DIRECTIONS _Pannacotta Dulcey: Mix the gelatin powder with 8 g of cold water and let soak for 20 minutes. Heat the milk with the glucose …

DINNER FOR TWO: GREEK-STYLE STUFFED PEPPERS

INGREDIENTS: 2 Bell Peppers (any color) 1/2 lb Extra Lean Ground Chicken 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 cup Artichokes Marinated in Oil, diced (purchase a 6 oz. jar like this) 1 Small Tomato, diced (~1/4 cup) 1/2 cup Cooked Quinoa* 1 Lemon, juiced 2 tsps Crushed or Minced …

Best Ever Beef Stew

INGREDIENTS 2 pounds beef stew meat ½ cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon seasoning salt 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 large onion, diced 2 bay leaves ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce 2 cups water 2 heaping teaspoons beef demi-glace (or beef Swanson Flavor Boost) 4 medium to …

CHEESEBURGER EGG ROLLS

INGREDIENTS Egg Rolls: 1 lb ground beef ½ medium yellow onion, minced 1 Tbsp vegetable oil for cooking Salt and fresh cracked black pepper 5 slices American cheese ½ cup diced pickles 13-14 egg roll wrappers 1 egg white Oil for frying Sauce: ¼ cup mayo 1 Tbsp tomato paste …

firecracker baked salmon

INGREDIENTS 1½ lb salmon fillet, no skin 2 green onions, chopped For Marinade 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce 1 tsp ground black …

Thai Chicken Ramen

INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced then diced into 1 1/2-inch pieces 1 cup matchstick carrots 4 green onions, divided, sliced 1 Tbsp Thai green curry paste 4 cups water 1 14 oz. can light coconut milk 1 Tbsp fish sauce 2 (3.53 oz) pkgs. …