Monday, December 24, 2007

25 Days of Recipes Day 21,22,23,24 and 25

OMGosh I did it. I made finished all 25 recipes !!! WOHOOO Thanks for stopping in each day to check what's new.. I hope you all stay around after this !!! Please don't forget about my contest!

MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Day 25 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This one if for the seafood lovers out there.. (which is not me) but I can't discriminate! LOL

Seafood Omelette

(4 servings)

  • 8 chopped green onions
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped imitation or real crab meat
  • 1/2 cup fat free sour cream
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 6 cooked medium size shrimp -- halved lenghtwise
Spray a non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Sauté onions and mushrooms over medium high heat until liquid has evaporated. Reduce to low; stir in crab meat and sour cream until heated through (sour cream should not boil); set aside.

Beat 2 eggs with 2 tbsp (30 mL) water; season with salt and pepper. Spray an 8-inch (20 cm) non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Pour in the egg mixture. As mixture sets at the edges, with spatula, gently push cooked portions towards centre. When eggs are almost set on surface but still look moist, sprinkle 2 tbsp (30 mL) cheese over centre of omelette. Lower heat to medium-low and place 1/3 cup (75 mL) crab meat mixture over half of the omelette. Fold the omelette in half and slide onto a warm plate.

Day 24

Breakfast Wassail

64 ounces cranberry juice
32 ounces apple juice
12 ounces frozen pineapple concentrate, thawed
12 ounces frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
3 cinnamon sticks
1 quart water (optional)

  1. In a large saucepan combine juices, concentrates and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  3. Add water if desired. Serve hot or cold

Day 23

Peanut Butter Balls

2 cups each of the following-
crushed graham crackers
powdered sugar
peanut butter
1/2 c. butter

Mix well with your hands. Chill for at least 1 hour.
Melt milk chocolate chips. make small balls of
peanut butter mixture. Put small amount of
chocolate in bottom of the liner. Put in peanut butter and
top with more chocolate.

Day 22.

No Crust Quiche

1/2 lb sliced bacon
1 cup shredded swiss cheese
1/3 cup chopped onions
2 cups milk
1 cup Bisquick
4 eggs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Fry bacon until almost burnt. Crush into little pieces.
  3. Lightly grease pie plate with butter.
  4. Sprinkle bacon, cheese, and onion in pie plate.
  5. For extra bacon flavor sprinkle a little bacon fat onto pie pan.
  6. Beat remaining ingredients until smooth.
  7. Pour evenly into pie plate over other ingredients.
  8. Bake until top in golden and knife comes out clean, about 40 minutes.
  9. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.

Day 21

Oreo Truffles

1 hour 1 hour prep
1 lb Oreo cookies (3 sleeves)
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (using different extracts allows for subtle flavour changes...I've used mint extract, upped to 1 tsp)
1 lb milk chocolate
1/2 lb white chocolate

  1. Using a food processor, grind cookies to a fine powder.
  2. With a mixer, blend cookie powder, cream cheese and vanilla extract until thoroughly mixed (there should be no white traces of cream cheese).
  3. Roll into small balls and place on wax-lined cookie sheet.
  4. Refrigerate for 45 minutes.
  5. Line two cookie sheets with wax paper.
  6. In double-boiler, melt milk chocolate.
  7. Dip balls and coat thoroughly.
  8. With slotted spoon, lift balls out of chocolate and let excess chocolate drip off.
  9. Place on wax-paper-lined cookie sheet.
  10. In separate double boiler, melt white chocolate.
  11. Using a fork, drizzle white chocolate over balls.
  12. Let cool.
  13. Store in airtight container, in refrigerator.


Gina (frazzledmom) said...

Becky, thanks so much for a fun blog recipe challenge. You posted some amazing stuff - I need to remember to print them out for my Christmas organizer.

Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas.

Theresa Tyree said...

Hi Becky!
I'm gonna have to try those Peanut Butter balls. They sound yummy.
Those oreo truffles are so insanely good. I love them this time of year.
Got your beautiful Christmas card. Did you get mine? My mind was in a fog last week. I hope mine made it to you.
Love ya!