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  • Cookies & Carols2 Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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  • Cookies & Carols Wednesday, November 17, 2010 3RECIPE INDEX

    Baked Crab Rangoon 4Spicy Cheese Crackers 4Mini Sausage Quiches 6Shrimp Surprise 6Chicken Parmigiana Bites 8Cordon Bleu Turnovers 10Bambinos 10Portobello Chicken with Roasted Garlic 12Impossible Seafood Pie 14African Chicken Stew 16Lemon Chicken 16Hawaiian Beef Casserole 20Curried Rice 20Maple-Glazed Ribs 20Sweet Potato and Apple Bisque 21Harvard Beets 21Broccoli Salad 22Danish Christmas Eve Ris a la Mange and the Mangelaa 24Cranberry Tarts 26Christmas Bars 26Double-Chocolate Cheescake 28Mock Apple Pie 30Christmas Jewel Cookies 30Xmas Blondies 30No-Bake Toblerone Cheesecake 32

    Cappucino Mix 32Friendship Tea 32Chocolate Mint Armpit Fudge 35Cousin Cookies 35Hot Dog-I-Pops 356-Can Salad 35Homemade Silly Putty 35Ice-Cream Cone Cakes 37Candy-Cane Cookies 37Chocolate Maraschino Cherries 38Kids Favourite Almond Rocha 38Graces Gourmet Gobblers 38Fruit Jumbles 38

  • Cookies & Carols4 Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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    BAKED CRAB RANGOON1 can of crab meat, drained1/2 package of cream cheese

    (softened)2 green onions, thinly sliced1/4 cup of mayonnaise12 won ton wrappersOptional: grated cheese of

    any kind to sprinkle on top after removed from oven

    Heat oven to 350 F. Mix the first four ingredients together in a bowl

    and mix well. Place one won ton wrapper in each hole of a 12-cut muffin tin sprayed with cooking spray.

    Fill with crab meatBake 18 to 20 minutes or until edges of wrappers

    are golden brown and filling is heated.When the tray is removed from the oven, sprinkle

    shredded cheese on top.Pamela Emes

    AppetizersSPICY CHEESE CRACKERS

    1 c. grated Asiago cheese3/4 c. all-purpose flour1/4 c. corn meal1/2 tsp. crushed dried chilies1/2 tsp. salt1/3 c. butter (chilled and diced)4 tbsp. water

    Preheat oven to 400 F. Sift together first five ingredients. Add butter and

    crumble with fingers. Add water slowly and mix to form dough.

    Wrap in plastic and chill for 1/2 hour. On floured surface roll out dough to approximately one-half cen-timetre thick. Cut with a small, round cookie cutter (4.5 cm). Place on parchment-covered cookie sheets and bake 10 to 12 min or until golden brown.

    Remove and cool in pan on wire racks before removing. When cooled completely, store in airtight container for up to four days. Can be frozen.

    Michelle Finlayson

  • Cookies & Carols Wednesday, November 17, 2010 5

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  • Cookies & Carols6 Wednesday, November 17, 2010

    MINI SAUSAGE QUICHES 1 1/2 lbs. hot Italian sausage4 tsp. diced onion4 tsp. minced chives2 tubes (8 oz) refrigerated crescent rolls4 c. shredded Monterey jack cheese2 c. 2% cottage cheese2/3 c. grated parmesan cheeseSpanish paprika

    In a large frying pan, brown sausage and onion for four or five minutes over medium heat. Drain.

    Stir in chives.On a lightly floured surface, unroll dough into one

    long rectangle. Seal seams and perforations. Cut into 48 pieces. Press into bottom and up sides

    of greased mini-muffin cups. Fill each with about two tablespoons of sausage

    mixture.In large bowl, combine eggs and cheese. Spoon

    two teaspoons over sausage mixture. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 375 F for 20 to 25 minutes or until a

    knife inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool.

    June Wallin

    SHRIMP SURPRISE8 oz. cream cheese1/2 c. sour cream 1/4 c. mayonnaise shrimp (cocktail size)1 c. chili sauce1 c. chopped tomatoes 1 c. chopped green peppers 2 c. shredded mozzarella cheeseGreen onionsMix cream cheese, sour cream and mayonnaise

    together and spread on a large platter.Cover with chili sauce and shrimp and gently press

    into cheese mixture.Top top with mozzarella cheese, chopped toma-

    toes, chopped green peppers and green onion. Chill well and serve with cracker, taco chips, etc.

    Kelly Colleen Criss

    In the KitchenLet raw potatoes stand in cold water for at

    least half an hour before frying to improve the crispness of french-fried potatoes.

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    Consomme of Beef with Whisky Sauce

    FIRST COURSEBaked Brie with Cranberry Chutney and Crustinis

    Scallops wrapped in Bacon with Chilli Lime Dressing

    MAIN COURSEBraided Poached Sole and Salmon with Spinach Hollandaise

    6 oz. Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Demi topped with a Prawn Scallop SkewerChicken Supreme Stuffed with Fire Roasted Sweet Pepper Cream Cheese lling

    and topped with a Herb Butter SauceRack of Lamb with Herb Crust and Mint Jelly

    Mushroom Ravioli with Green Asparagus and Herb Sauce

    DESSERTKiwi Lime Cheese Cake in Phylla

    Cream Brule Grand Marnier

    Combine this with an overnight stay or just enjoy

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  • Cookies & Carols Wednesday, November 17, 2010 7

    Jingle BellsDashing through the snow,In a one-horse open sleigh,Oer the fields we go,Laughing all the way!

    Bells on bobtail ring,Making spirits bright,What fun it is to ride and singA sleighing song tonight!

    Oh, jingle bells, jingle bells,Jingle all the way,Oh, what fun it is to rideIn a one-horse open sleigh - hey!Jingle bells, jingle bells,Jingle all the way,oh what fun it is to rideIn a one-horse open sleigh!

    A day or two ago,I thought Id take a ride,And soon Miss Fanny Bright,Was seated by my side,The horse was lean and light,Misfortune seemed its lotWe got into a drifted bank,And whee! We got up-sot!

    Oh, Jingle bells, jingle bells,Jingle all the way,Oh, what fun it is to rideIn a one-horse open sleigh - hey!Jingle bells, jingle bells,Jingle all the way,Oh, what fun it is to rideIn a one-horse open sleigh!

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  • Cookies & Carols8 Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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    CHICKEN PARMIGIANA BITES

    1 large egg, beaten1/4 c. dry breadcrumbsPinch habanero powder or cayenne pepper1/4 tsp. oregano1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning1/2 tsp. garlic powderSalt to tastePepper to taste2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts; cubed1/2 to 3/4 (16-oz) jar of favourite marinara sauce

    (or homemade sauce)1/4 c. shredded or grated mozzarella cheese1/4 c. grated parmesan cheeseRanch dressing or dip (optional)

    Preheat oven to 425 F. Lightly grease (or use parchment paper or silicone

    baking sheet) medium baking sheet or use a greased short cooling rack on top of medium baking sheet. (Chicken bites will be crispier.)

    Pour beaten egg into a small shallow bowl or pie plate.

    In second shall