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(an idea submitted by another cottage owner)
Frozen Corn, (1 bag un-cooked)
Petite Diced Tomatoes, (2 cans)
Black or White Beans, or one of each, (1 can)
Red Onions, diced (use amount to taste)
Cilantro, to taste
Lemon Juice (1 lemon)
Lime Juice (1 lime)
Avocado chunks - (Mix this
*Gently stir all together, and scope up with a Tostitos chips
**One of my families favorites to snack on while on the beach in the
mid afternoons, or sitting around the camp fire in the evenings.
(Submitted by: "I'm shy")
Bean Dip (2 cans with the snap top)
Sour Cream (16 oz. –same as 2 cups)
Taco Seasoning Mix Package (1 pkg. dry mix)
Spread: On bottom of a 9”x 12” pan
Fine Cheddar Cheese
Tomatoes (diced or can of Petite diced tomatoes)
Olives, chopped, (Black)
**Another of my families favorites to snack on while on
the beach in
the mid afternoons, or sitting around the camp fire
in the evenings.
(Submitted by: "I'm shy")
“This Jamaican barbeque marinade is a zesty blend of tangy, hot and
sweet. Try habanero peppers in place of jalapenos,”
6 green onions, chopped
1 onion, chopped
4 chopped garlic cloves
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
¾ cup soy sauce
½ cup distilled white vinegar
¼ cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
½ teaspoon ground cloves
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground allspice
1½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1. In food processor or blender, combine the green onions, onion,
jalapeno pepper, soy sauce, vinegar, vegetable oil, brown sugar, thyme,
cloves, nutmeg and allspice. Mix
for about 15 seconds.
2. Place the chicken in a medium bowl, and coat with the marinade.
Refrigerate for 4 - 6 hours, or overnight.
3.. Preheat grill for high heat.
4. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook
chicken on the prepared grill 6 - 8 minutes, until juices run clear.
*Prep Time: 15 Minutes; *Cook Time: 30
Minutes; *Ready In; 4 Hours 45 Minutes; * Yields: 4 servings
1½ Cups Uncooked Elbow Macaroni
5 Tablespoons Butter or Margarine Divided
3 Tablespoons All Purpose Flour
1½ Cups Milk
1 Cup (4oz.) Shredded Cheddar Cheese
2oz. Process American Cheese Cubed (I would be about
slices of Kraft?)
½ Teaspoon Salt
¼ Teaspoon Pepper
2 Tablespoons Dry Bread Crumbs
Cook Macaroni according to package directions:
Drain. Place in a
greased 1½ quart baking dish; set aside.
In a sauce pan,
melt 4 Tablespoons of butter over medium
heat. Stir in Flour
until smooth. Gradually add
boil. Cook and stir for 2
minutes; reduce heat.
Cheeses, salt & Pepper until Cheese is melted.
Macaroni; Mix well.
Melt the remaining Butter; add
the bread crumbs. Sprinkle
Bake Uncovered, at 375º for
Yields 6 servings.
** Great to serve as a side dish with Burgers, or even with
Steak, or if
you have to take a dish to the neighbors for a 'pot
(Submitted by: Luey originally from
(with Javanese Peanut Sauce)
are an ethnic group native to the Indonesian
Prep time: 20 Minutes; Grilling Time; 20 – 30 minutes:
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon minced garlic
¾ cup coconut milk
⅓ cup smooth peanut butter
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon soy sauce
½ teaspoon curry powder
Pinch of ground cayenne pepper
2 racks of lamb, 1 to 1½ pounds each, frenched
2 teaspoons garam masala
1 teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons peanut oil
1.) To make the sauce: In a
small saucepan, warm the oil over medium-high heat.
Add the ginger and garlic and cook until the garlic begins to
brown, 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the remaining sauce ingredients.
Whisk to create a smooth texture.
Bring the sauce to a boil, and then remove it from the heat.
2.) Trim any excess fat from
the lamb. Allow to stand at
room temperature for 20 – 30 minutes before grilling.
In a small bowl, mix the garam masala, salt, pepper, and oil to
form a thin paste. Spread
the paste over the meat. Loosely
cover the bones with aluminum foil to keep them from burning.
Grill the lamb over Direct Medium heat until cooked to desired
doneness, 20 – 30 minutes for medium-rare, turning once [watch for
flare-ups]. Remove from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes before
cutting into chops. Meanwhile
reheat the sauce. Serve the
lamb warm with the sauce.
Makes 4 servings.
, Jesse thinks it originally came from the “Weber’s grilling book)
Tomatoes, Feta and Green Onions
¼ cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey
½ cup olive oil
6 cups chicken broth
1 pound orzo
2 cups red and yellow teardrop or grape tomatoes halved
1 - 7 ounce package feta cheese, cut into ½-inch cubes
(about 1 ½ cups)
1 cup chopped fresh basil
1 cup chopped green onions
½ cup pine nuts, toasted (Optional)
*Whisk vinegar, lemon juice and honey in
Gradually whisk in oil. Season vinaigrette with salt
pepper (can be made 2 days ahead. Cover and chill)
*Bring broth to boil in heavy large
saucepan. Stir in
reduce heat to medium, and cover partially; boil until
but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally.
Drain. Transfer to
large wide bowl, tossing frequently until cool.
*Mix tomatoes, feta, basil, and green
onions into orzo. Add
vinaigrette, toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
be made 2 hours ahead. Let
stand at room temperature.)
Add pine nuts; toss. Serve
at room temperature.
Anonymous, originally from "Cooking Light"
Potatoes” (Hash Brown Potatoes Casserole)
(submitted by Jill)
2 pounds Frozen Hash Brown Potatoes (cubes)
1 stick margarine (melted)
1 pint Sour Cream
1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup
2 cups crushed Potato Chips
1-2 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
every thing EXCEPT the Potato Chips together and put in a 9”x 13”
pan. Cover with the crushed
Potato Chips. Then cover
with foil and back at 350° for 1½ hours.
Take off the foil cover the last few minutes if you wish.
(Submitted by Deb
pound Spaghetti uncooked
1 Green Pepper
½ Cup Red Onion, or to taste
¾ bottle “Zesty Italian Dressing”
1 Bottle “McCormick” Salad Supreme Seasoning
Spaghetti as suggested on box. While
Spaghetti is cooking slice in small pieces the Green Pepper, and Red
Onion. Peal the Cucumber and
slice then quarter. When
Spaghetti is cooked and drained, put in large bowl.
Add the other ingredients and sprinkle as much of the Salad
Supreme Seasoning as desired. Toss
This is a 5-O'Clock Somewhere Recipe...
The Blue Horizon
1 oz of your favorite white rum (pineapple or
mango are good choices)
1 oz of Blue Curacao
2 oz of Lemonade
Shake with crushed ice - pour into a Martini Glass
Cabana Boy "Ruff" at C-55
BIG JUG of
Wine – Chablis
2, 2 liters of “7-up” or “Sprite”
2, cans of frozen Dole – Pineapple/Orange Juice
Ice – Big Bag
(Dutch for “Fat
1 cup mashed potatoes
when we put in and took out
the boat dock.
1-¼ cup white sugar
½ tsp. salt
1 cup milk
2-¾ cup flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup raisins
Mix and drop off teaspoon and fry in deep fat.
Remove from deep fat and roll in granulated sugar
My mother, Johanna Laansma, used to make these for the gang
counter inserted 1 May 2007
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