Monthly Archives: August 2012

17 Aug '12

Blackberry Recipes

Blackberry Recipes

Easy to Make Blackberry Recipes Plus a Little Blackberry Information

Blackberry Nutrition
This juicy little fruit is an excellent source of fiber as well as antioxidant vitamins A and C. Studies have been conducted on the relationship of the ellagic acid in blackberries to the prevention of cancer and Alzheimer’s. You should choose blackberries that are shiny, dark and not bruised or leaking. Refrigerate them for up to a week and be sure to wash them with soap and water before use. (more…)

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This recipe comes from my mom who was born and raised in Tennessee. It really is Southern-style Macaroni Salad. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 16 oz small macaroni noodles
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickles (cut into small pieces)
  • 1/4 cup carrots (sliced or shredded)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • Paprika
  • 1 tbs mustard (more to taste)

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Raspberry Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Salt and ground black pepper

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Spice up your boring salad with this Hot & Spicy Chicken Salad recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp hot chili sauce
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1 lb chicken cut into 2 x 1/4″ strips
  • 3 cups shredded leaf and bibb lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • Unsalted peanuts

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Don’t just settle for boring fruit salad. Spice up your salad with this Mint Fruit Salad Recipe.

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate, defrosted
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp grated orange peel

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Give your guests moist and delicious chicken with just a few spices. This BBQ Chicken Marinade recipe is easy to do and will give you tasty results!

BBQ Chicken Marinade Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp each dried thyme, oregano, rosemary & garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

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Create this Grilled Potato Fans Recipe as a yummy side dish for your guests. Serve with BBQ chicken, steak or even burgers!

Ingredients

  • 6 medium baking potatoes
  • 2 medium onions, halved & thinly sliced
  • 6 tbs butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

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17 Aug '12

Cola Burger Recipe

Having a bbq party? Don’t just serve boring burgers! Spice up your hamburgers with this Cola Burger Recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup cola, divided
  • 1/2 cup crushed saltines (about 15)
  • 5 tbs French salad dressing, divided
  • 2 tbs grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 6 hamburger buns split

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A great summer side dish, this grilled corn and peppers recipe is easy to make on the grill and tastes delicious.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Italian salad dressing
  • 8 large ears fresh corn, husked & cleaned
  • 4 medium green peppers, julienned (thin slices)
  • 4 medium red peppers, julienned
  • 2 medium red onions, sliced & separated into rings

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S’mores just for the firepit? Not anymore!! This S’mores cookies recipe gives you the yummy taste of S’mores in the convenience of a cookie.

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter (softened)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 5 chocolate bars (1.55 oz. each)
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows

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