Holidays & Parties

CHILLI BEAN BURGER

Ingredients: 420 g can Wattie’s Mild Chilli Beans 500 g beef mince 1 small onion, diced ¼ cup chopped parsley leaves ¼ cup dried breadcrumbs 4 burger buns, toasted Lettuce Tomato slices Red onion slices Wattie’s BBQ Sauce Directions: Drain off the excess sauce from Wattie’s Mild Chilli Beans through a sieve. Place in a bowl with the beef mince, onion, parsley and breadcrumbs. …

Desserts

Bananas in Caramel Sauce

Ingredients: ½ cup butter 1 cup superfine sugar 1 ¼ cups heavy cream 4 bananas, peeled and halved lengthwise Directions: Step 1Melt butter in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Stir in sugar and cook, stirring, until sugar is melted and light brown. Slowly stir in the cream (mixture will bubble up). Step 2Let mixture …

Breakfast

OMELET-IN-A-BUN

INGREDIENTS: 2large EGGS1/2 cup frozen tri-color pepper and onion mixture2 tsp.butter, divided2 tbsp.water1/8 tsp.saltDashpepper1slice provolone cheese, cut in half1whole wheat OR white hoagie-style bun, toasted DIRECTIONS: SAUTÉ pepper mixture in 1 tsp. butter in 6- to 8-inch nonstick omelet pan or skillet over medium-high heat until tender, about 2 minutes. REMOVE from pan; KEEP warm. CLEAN pan. BEAT eggs, water, salt and pepper …

Seafood

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

Ingredients: 3/4 cup instant grits Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/4 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact 2 large cloves garlic, minced Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) Juice of 1/2 lemon, plus wedges for serving 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh parsley …

Desserts

Grandma’s Easiest Cake Recipes

Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups butter, softened3 cups sugar5 large eggs, room temperature2 tablespoons lemon juice1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 cups all-purpose flour3/4 cup 7UP soda GLAZE: 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice 1 to 2 tablespoons 7UP soda 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon or lime zest, optional Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and …

Soups & Salads

Big Italian Salad

Ingredients : 1 garlic clove, smashed Salt 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Freshly ground pepper 1 large romaine heart, chopped 1 small head of radicchio—halved, cored and coarsely chopped 1/4 head of iceberg lettuce, coarsely chopped 1 tender celery rib, …

Desserts

Black Forest Cake For Two

Ingredients: Cake: Nonstick baking spray, for the parchment paper 1 cup all-purpose flour  1 cup granulated sugar  Pinch kosher salt  1/4 cup buttermilk  1/2 teaspoon baking soda  1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg, beaten  1 stick salted butter  2 heaping tablespoons cocoa powder  Cherry Sauce: 2 cups frozen cherries 1/4 cup granulated sugar  2 tablespoons …

Appetizers

Sausage-Cheddar Balls

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2 cups grated cheddar (1/2 pound) 1 pound bulk breakfast sausage 1/2 large yellow onion, grated on large holes of a box grater 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Directions: Step 1: Preheat …