Amazing Recipes for second dishes part1

The body’s fuel is categorized as protein, car-bohydrates or fats. This fuel nourishes the body and keeps the body functioning. The left over calories are eventually stored in the fat cells. Your body uses a part of the foods fuel for nutrition. Out of zeal for science, and by dint of eloquence, I have induced many ladies to try this experiment.


Wrapped Chestnuts

2 lb. thick cut bacon 2 8 oz. cans water chestnuts Slice bacon in half; wrap one-piece bacon around one chestnut. Skewer with a toothpick to hold in place. Broil in the toaster or conventional oven, turning frequently, until the bacon is evenly cooked. Serve warm.


Fried Brie

1 lb. brie cheese, cut into 2 wedges 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 C. fresh breadcrumbs 3 Tbs. olive oil Toasted almonds Crackers and French-style bread Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Dip the cheese first into the egg and then into the breadcrumbs. Add to the skillet and lightly brown. Remove to a plate. Garnish with the almonds. Serve with the crackers and bread.


Old Eggnog

6 eggs 1 C. sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 C. milk 2 C. heavy whipping cream 3/4 C. brandy 1/3 C. dark rum Chill everything before starting, for best results. Beat eggs until frothy, then beat in sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. Slowly stir in brandy, rum, cream and milk. Chill again, and serve cold.


Roast Beef

8 lb. standing rib roast Salt and pepper to taste Rub roast with salt and pepper. Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees. Place roast, rib side down, on a rack in a roasting pan. Place roast beef in the oven and cook at 450 degrees for 20 minutes, then reduce heat to 325 degrees and cook an additional hour and a half. Let stand and cool for 15 minutes before carving. Serve with horseradish.


Cranberries and Apples

4 large yams, peeled 1 green apple, peeled and diced 1 C. raw cranberries 1/2 C. raisins 2 Tbs. maple syrup 1/2 C. orange juice Cut peeled yams into 1/2 inch chunks and spread in a large baking dish. Tip with apples, cranberries and raisins. Sprinkle with maple syrup and orange juice. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.



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