Every summer when the girls get together at Chuck's cabin for girls weekend it always brings forth a funtime together. Last weekend when we celebrated our girls weekend, we swam, we went for pontoon rides, had many good laughs and enjoyed many good flavors.
If you know me, yes, I came home with a number of the recipes so I could share some tasty ideas that we sure enjoyed.
Beth's Dried Hot Beef Dip
1cup chopped pecans -- roasted in 1/4 cup butter in saucepan
8 ounces cream cheese -- softened
1/2 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons milk
2 1/2 ounces dried beef -- finely chopped
1/2 green pepper -- finely chopped
3 green onion -- finely chopped
Whip the cream cheese, sour cream and milk together until smooth. Add to cream cheese mixture, mix thoroughly, spread in a flat oven-proof serving dish. Top with pecans. Bake for 20 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven. Serve with crackers or hearty chips.
Beth uses Pam type spray on glass plate to toast the pecans and bakes in the oven until toasted.
She also uses low-fat sour cream, and cream cheese.
Judy's Potato Salad
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup margarine
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon mustard
1/3 cup onion -- chopped
1/2 cup salad dressing
5 lb bag red potatoes -- cooked, cooled and diced
10 eggs -- hard boiled and sliced
Cook potatoes until done. Cool, peel and cut into bite size pieces. Sprinkle with sugar to taste. Combine the first nine ingredients in medium saucepan and cook until thick. When cool, add the remaining ingredients. Whip about 1/4 cup sweet cream and fold into salad. Sprinkle top with paprika.
Chicken Wing Dings
4 pounds chicken wings
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup cooking oil
1 teaspoon ginger
Combine all ingredients except wings. Place wings in bowl and pour in mixture. Marinate 24-48 hours, tossing occasionally to make sure all wings are coated. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour.
To make an easier job for clean up, use a disposable broiler pan, as they do make a mess.
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