Saturday, December 25, 2010

Honey Glazed Potatoes

2 1/2 lbs. of new potatoes cut into quarters
1/2 cup butter or margaraine
1/4 cup water
2 T. honey
1 t. salt
1/4 t. ground black pepper

In large saucepan or Dutch oven, cover potatoes with salted water.
Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender. Drain.
In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
Stir in water, honey, salt and pepper.
Stirring occasionally, cook one layer of potatoes 10 to 12 minutes or until brown. 
Transfer to serving dish and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.
 Repeat for remaining potatotes. Servie warm.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Gingered Fruit Salad

From Leisure Arts Spirit of Christmas Book IV

1 20 oz. can of pineapple chunks drained
1 package 16 oz. frozen unsweetened peach slices thawed
1 C. coursely chopped fresh pear (about 1 medium)
1 C. coursely chopped apple (about 1 medium)
1/4 cup honey
2 T. orange juice concentate thawed
2 t. ground ginger

In a large bowl, combine first 4 ingredients.  In a small bowl, stir together remaining ingredients. Pour over fruit and toss until well blended. cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Serve chilled. 
Approx. 8 servings.

Spiced Carrots

From A Quilter's Christmas Cookbook

2 lbs. of small carrots
1/4 cup margarine
1/4 cupe brown sugar
1/4 cup apple jelly
1/2 t. salt
1 t. lemon juice
1/2 t. nutmet
1/4 t. cinnamon
1/4 cup almond slivers

Boil carrots until tender. Drain.
Mix the remaining ingredients in a small saucepan until melted and combined.
Put carrots in a greased 2 qt. baking dish.
Pour sauce over the carrots and cover.
Refrigerate overnight.

The next day, turn carrots to coat with sauce and bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes.

I forgot to take a picture.

Irish Farmhouse Bake

It's the holidays...let the cooking marathon begin :)
Merry Christmas Everybody :)
Christmas Eve Breakfast























Recipe is posted in an earlier message.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Gingerbread Christmas Tree or the Leaning Tower of Gingerbread :)




Honey Baked Chicken Wings




Recipe is From "A Quilter's Christmas Cookbook"

This one is for you Joanie W :)

Bag of Frozen chicken wings and drummettes (approximately 32 pieces)
1 cup of honey
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 teaspoons cooking oil
2 large cloves of garlic crushed and minced (Puhleeeze a tablespoon from the jar works)
1/4 teaspoon of pepper


1. Arrange chicken pieces in a single layer in a 3 quart backing dish  (9 x 13. x 2)
2.  Stir together the honey, ketchup, soy sauce, oil, garlic, and pepper.
3. Pour over chikcen pieces turning to coat.
4.  Bake at 350 for 1 1/2 to 1 1/2 hours.  Baste occasionally. 

I cook mine longer until the sauce gets really thick, sticky and dark :)  Messy to eat but good :)