Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Classy Cran-Pom Sangria


1/4 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original sweetened dried cranberries
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons water
1/2 cup brandy
1 750-milliliter bottle dry red wine, chilled
3 cups Ocean Spray® Cran·Pomegranate™ Cranberry Pomegranate Juice drink, chilled
1 cup orange juice, chilled
1 orange, thinly sliced
2-1/2 cups club soda, chilled

Combine sweetened dried cranberries, sugar and water in small saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat for 3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and cranberries are plumped. Stir in brandy. Let cool. Combine brandy mixture, wine, cranberry pomegranate juice drink and orange juice in large pitcher. Add orange slices.
Mix well and chill. Stir in club soda just before serving.
Makes 10 servings.

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Cool Veggie Pizza


1 (8 oz.) & 1 (4 oz.) crescent rolls (3 8 oz. for 2 pizzas)
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, room temperature
1 c. fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. dill weed
Whip the last 5 ingredients together. Press separated rolls in an 11 x 13 inch cookie sheet and bake until done or golden brown. Cool thoroughly. Top with cream cheese mixture, spreading evenly. Top with diced veggies, pressed on cheese. Finely chopped veggies (zucchini, mushrooms, green peppers, green onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, cauliflower,
black or green olives, carrot
Refrigerate overnight. - Check it Out!

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Cottage Chz Dip

Cottage Cheese Dip
1/3 c. skim milk
1 pt. fat-free cottage cheese
1/2 pkg. Knorrs vegetable soup mix
Lots of raw veggies, cut up for dipping

1. Blend 1/3 cup milk, 1 pint cottage cheese and soup mix in a bowl.
2. Put in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
3. Serve with raw veggies. Dip and enjoy!!

Nikkis Never-Fail Roast Beef Recipe

Here it is, my Never-Fail Roast Beef recipe!
1 (3-4 lb.) beef roast (boneless is best)
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 can water
1 env. Lipton onion soup mix
Cut of carrots (NOT baby carrots) & potatoes

Rinse beef roast and place in Corningware dish. Mix cream of mushroom soup (straight from the can) with Lipton soup mix (dry), and water, heat slightly to blend together. Pour over roast. Do not add other liquids. Add your vegetables. Cover with lid and cook at 300 degrees until tender, approximately 3 hours. Turning meat once helps improve flavor of meat. If gravy thickens too fast, add a little liquid at this time.

Cucumber Lemon Water - YUM!

I ADORE this recipe! Any excuse to drink more H2O is always good!!

Cucumber Lemon Water

1/2 Cucumber, peeled and sliced thin
1/4 Lemon, sliced thin
Filtered water (or any water)

Place the cucumber and lemon in a large pitcher (I use a Rubbermaid Storage Pitcher when not entertaining). Fill with water. Let sit for an hour or two and serve over ice. I usually refill the container two to three times before discarding the cucumber and lemon. This mix looks gorgeous in a glass pitcher, so classy!