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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE MOUSSE




This dessert is sooo easy to make and it's great for pot lucks. Chocolate Chip Cookie Mousse.
Start with chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies (the hard ones not the soft ones). Dip the cookie in some milk then put into a glass dish. keep dipping till bottom of dish is covered. Next top first row of cookies with cool whip spread to cover first layer of cookies. Repeat with another layer of cookies then top with more cool whip. Top with chopped nuts or pretty topping of your choice cover and refrigerate till ready for the party. The cookies turn real soft and mix with the whip cream and it makes a mousse like dessert. Yummmo!!! I have also made these in pretty wine glasses for individual servings!!Super easy.
Enjoy!
Allison
Allisons Kitchen

Friday, April 17, 2009

BUITONI RISERVA CHICKEN FOUR CHEESE RAVIOLI WITH FRESH MUSHROOM THYME CREAM SAUCE

I came up with this sauce trying to think of new ways to use all the thyme I have in my garden. So I also thought I would enter the Buitoni Recipe Contest Wish me luck!!

Prepare Buitoni Pasta according to package.Buitoni Riserva Chicken Four Cheese Ravioli—
2tbsp olive oil
1 chopped onion
1 minced clove garlic
1tbsp fresh chopped thyme
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 tbsp flour
2 cups light cream
1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
salt and cracked pepper to taste
In a Large saute pan heat the oil over medium heat, cook the onion and garlic til translucent. Add the mushrooms,thyme and nutmeg. Continue cooking uncovered for 5 min. Sprinkle with flour, cook, stirring for 1 min. Gradually whisk in the cream, cook stirring until thick.
add 1/2 of parsley salt and pepper to taste spoon over pasta top with remaining parsley.
Enjoy
Allison
Allisons Kitchen

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

BABY RED POTATOES


Spring is in the air!! Living in Fl the seasons seem to run together, but this year we had such a cold winter I can feel spring coming. The weather is getting warmer, and our rainy season is fast approaching.
One thing I used to look forward to up north was the first fruit and vegetable stand to open, fresh tomatoes and corn on the cob and baby red potatoes. I would make a meal on those alone.
That's one thing we have down here lots of produce stands. Which brings me to the baby red potatoes. most people boil them in water, drain, and toss with butter and parsley but I thought I would share a little secret with you I like to simmer mine in butter, yes just butter just wash your potatoes, put them in a pot with melted butter in add salt and pepper cover and simmer on low heat till potatoes are done toss with fresh parsley and enjoy!!
Allison
Allisons Kitchen

Friday, April 3, 2009

GARLIC CHEESE BISCUITS (LIKE RED LOBSTER)

I have the copycat cook book and have enjoyed cooking the food from some of my favorite restaurants thought you might like this one.

Cheese Garlic Biscuits

Yield: 12 Biscuits

2cups bisquick baking mix

2/3 cup milk

1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

1/2 cup butter or margarine,melted

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1. heat oven to 450

2.mix baking mix,milk and cheese until a soft dough forms.Beat mixture vigorously for 30 sec. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.

3.mix butter and garlic powder. Brush garlic mixture over warm biscuits before removing from cookie sheet, Serve Biscuits WARM

Recipe note:Red Lobster won't disclose the exact recipe for their Cheese-Garlic Biscuits. If you would like this recipe and more from your favorite restaurants, Check this out!

Hope you enjoy this recipe.

allison

Allison's Kitchen