Author Archives: Lora Murray

Roasted Habanero Soup

Ingredients 3tsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Habenero Pepper (seeds and membrane included) 1 Medium Yellow/White Onion diced 3 TBS Butter 3 TBS Flour ½ cup White Wine (a wine that you would like to drink) 1 QT. Chicken Stock … Continue reading

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Valentine Cake Pops

VALENTINE CAKE POPS I was thinking of a treat for Valentine’s Day 2012 and thought of what I had in my pantry. I had white and red dipping chocolate in the freezer left from my cake pops I made during … Continue reading

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Zesty Guacamole

Ingredients 3-large Avocado’s ½ of a Lime-squeezed and zested 1-Jalapeno Pepper finely diced 1-small Onion finely diced 1-TBS. Sour Cream   Directions         With a fork mash Avocado’s to a chunky consistency. Stir in remaining ingredients. Can be refrigerated for a … Continue reading

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Home Made Tortilla Chips

Ingredients 6-large Flour Tortilla Shells 3/4 cup melted Butter ½ tsp. Garlic Salt ½ tsp. Lemon Pepper Directions Preheat oven to 300°. Melt Butter. Mix in seasoning.   Butter top of 1st shell. Butter top of 2nd shell and place … Continue reading

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Chewy Granola Bars

Ingredients 1 cup Brown Sugar 2/3 cup Peanut Butter ½ cup Karo Syrup ½ cup melted Butter 2 tsp. Vanilla ( I recommend the vanilla from the Spice House-link listed below) 3 cups Oatmeal ½ cup Coconut ½ cup Sunflower … Continue reading

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Cinnamon-Fruit Chex Mix

Ingredients 5 cup Wheat Chex cereal ½ stick Butter 1/3 cup Brown Sugar 2 TBS. Light Corn Syrup 1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon 1 tsp. Ginger Cayenne Pepper (I like these spicy so start small and add as needed after baking) … Continue reading

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Seasoned Pretzels

Ingredients 1 package of Hidden Valley Ranch Dip mix 2 tsp. Lemon Pepper 1 bottle Orville Reddenbacher Popcorn Oil 2 pounds Pretzels   Directions Mix together Hidden Valley Ranch Dip mix and Lemon Pepper. Place pretzels in a large storage … Continue reading

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Oyster Crackers

Ingredients   1 cup melted Butter 2 envelope of Hidden Valley Ranch 1/2 tsp. Lemon Pepper 1/2 tsp. Garlic Salt 1/2 tsp. Cayenne Pepper (I like these spicy so start small and add as needed after baking) 2-12oz Oyster Crackers … Continue reading

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Mincemeat Bars

Ingredients: 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened 1/4 cup shortening 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 3/4 cups Gold Medal all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats 1 jar (28 ounces) prepared mincemeat … Continue reading

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Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

 Ingredients 12 slices thinly sliced white bread (Pepperidge Farm Very Thin Sliced White Bread) 2 cucumber peeled (thinly sliced) 1 cup vinegar 2 TBS sugar Salt for cucumbers 2 tablespoons butter (soft) 1 (8 ounce) container cream cheese Franks Hot … Continue reading

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