Tuesday, February 21, 2012

first 5 recipes in my mail today

Iced Chocolate Raspberry Mochaccino

This refreshing Iced Chocolate Raspberry Mochaccino drink is ready in 5
minutes. and it tastes scrumptious!
Yield: 1
2 shots (1/4 cup) espresso
2 tablespoons Chocolate Raspberry Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee
1 packet no-calorie sweetener
Ice cubes
1/2 cup steamed lowfat 1% milk
COMBINE espresso, Coffee-mate and sweetener in small container; stir. Fill
tall glass three-fourths full with ice cubes. Top with milk; gently pour
espresso mixture down side of glass.
Special Chicken

Garlicky herbed chicken is slow-cooked in beer for a special twist.

Serves 4

Calories: 175.44
Total Fat: 1.69 g
Total Carbohydrate: 6.18 g
Dietary Fiber: N/A
Protein: 28.28 g

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 teaspoon dried sage
1 teaspoon dried thyme
6 cloves garlic
1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer
2 sprigs fresh parsley, for garnish

1. Salt and pepper the chicken breasts and broil them until golden brown.
2. Place the chicken in a slow cooker with the rosemary, sage, thyme, garlic and beer. Cook on high for 3 to 4 hours. Remove the chicken breasts, garnish with parsley and serve.
Nothing gourmet here but it's an easy quick soup treat. If you happen to have some fresh finely shredded parmesan cheese on hand be sure to top heated soup with about 1 tablespoon as a garnish.
PS: Don't bother with the jar type of grated parmesan because it tastes yucky in the broth ;-)


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tsp powdered beef bouillon
  • 2 tsp dried minced onion
  • Pinch of garlic powder


Place ingredients in a two cup coffee mug, heat in microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds, stir, top with fresh parmesan if desired and serve.


  • 1 lb. fresh mushrooms
  • 2 small green onion with tops, chopped
  • 4 slices bread, cubed
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 egg


Remove mushroom stems and chop finely . Saute' chopped mushrooms and onions lightly in skillet in small amount of oil. Add bread cubes, garlic salt and lemon juice, tossing to mix. Stir in egg; simmer 1 minute. Stuff mushroom caps with mixture. Arrange in oiled 5x12 inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or microwave for 4 minutes
This is a great steak sauce recipe. According to the recipe, it actually won 2nd place at the Iowa State Fair in 1976.


  • 2 small bottles soy sauce
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup salad oil
  • 2 pieces ginger root or 1/4 tsp. ginger
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste


Mix all ingredients together. Marinate 1-2 hours. Pour over your choice of steak.
Servings: varies
Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Billie C.


"Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate
And though I oft have passed them by, A day will come at last when I
Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun."
- J.R.R. Tolkien

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