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It's Dinner For Eight With The Brick Landing Gourmet Club
BY DAPHNE McWHITE
In the spring of 1993, a group of
Brick Landing residents met at the
home of Jean and Erwin Harris to
form the now very popular Brick
landing Gourmet Club.
Every other month, several mem
bers host dinner parties of varying
themes in their homes. One month
the theme is Italian cooking, another
Southern cooking, seafood, etc.
This group makes a big deal
about cooking and eating and has
graciously shared some of their best
recipes with us this week.
8 oz. crabmeat
8 oz. sour cream
'A cup shredded Swiss cheese
2 Tbsp. dry onion soup mix
Combine all ingredients. Spread
on small rye bread slices or crack
ers. Broil 4-5 minutes.
? June Beck
PECAN CHEESE CRACKERS
1 cup flour
1 A cups chopped pccans
I'A tsp. salt
1 tsp. red pepper
Grate and add 1 pound sharp
cheese. Melt one stick butter. Mix
well. Make long roll the size of a
quarter. Refrigerate, then bake on
cookie sheet 15 minutes at 350 de
grees. Slice and serve.
? Pal Goss
Served at the home of Martha
Cullen during the seafood dinner:
2 pkgs. orange Jello
1 pint orange sherbet
2 cans mandarin oranges
2 cups hot water plus juice from
oranges and enough additional
water to make 3 cups.
Prepare Jello and cool until partly
jelled. Whip with beater. Add sher
bet and whip again. Fold in oranges.
Chill; served with whipped topping.
? Pauli Waddle
HOT SPINACH DIP
10 oz. pkg. frozen chopped
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
A cup mayonnaise
8 slices bacon, cooked crisp and
2 green onions, chopped
'A cup parmesan cheese, grated
2 tsp. lemon juice
Cook spinach according to direc
tions on package. Cool. Remove all
moisture by squeezing with paper
towels. Add the remaining ingredi
ents. Heat in oven at 350 degrees for
15 minutes, or in microwave at 70
percent power for 3 minutes. Serve
with fresh vegetables or crackers.
Makes 2'A cups.
? Sue Nelson
Prepare your favorite cream of
potato soup, adding whole bay leaf
along with potatoes. When soup has
cooked, add one pound fresh crab
meat and heat 5 minutes long. Dot
? Barbara Landrum
SOUTHERN PEACH TORTE
Blend A cup soft butter, A cup
sugar, 'A tsp. vanilla. Gradually add
V ? cup flour until blended. Stir in H
cup chopped walnuts. Place in bot
tom of 10-inch spring pan.
In a small bowl, beat (at medium
speed) one 8-oz. package cream
cheese, / cup sugar, 1 egg and A tsp.
vanilla until smooth. Pour on top of
Mix 4 Tbsp. sugar, 4 tsp. cinna
mon. Cut up 4-6 large peaces into
slices. (You may substitute a 29-oz.
can of sliced peaches, drained.) Coat
peaches with sugar and cinnamon
mixture. Arrange in circular pattern
Bake at 450 degrees for 10 min
utes, then at 400 degrees for an addi
tional 25 minutes.
? Barbara DeRosa
Combine % cup cider vinegar, XA
cup honey and 'A tsp. dry mustard in
a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce
heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
Add 1 tsp. celery salt, A tsp. pop
py seeds, A tsp. onion juice. Mix
well. Slowly add A cup vegetable
oil, whisking constantly. Pour over
mixed green salad.
? Sue Helson
1 large package tortellini
2 tomatoes, cup up
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1 can black pitted olives, halved
%cup Italian salad dressing
Salt, pepper, basil to taste
Cook tortellini, drain well. While
hot, add salad dressing. Mix well,
chill overnight and add other ingre
dients before serving.
? Alan DeRosa
1 pkg. Good Seasons Italian
'A cup canola oil
'A cup white wine
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
Marinate cleaned jumbo shrimp
for 12 hours in refrigerator. Place on
skewers with large mushrooms, red
and green peppers, Roma tomatoes
and onions. Grill!
? Sue Houston
Peel 6 to 10 large potatoes and
boil until soft. Put through a ricer
and add V* pound of butter or mar
garine. salt, pepper, parsley, 8 oz.
mozzarella cheese (grated very fine
or shredded) and 6 slices of ooiicd
ham or Italian salami (cut very fine).
Mix all ingredients thoroughly;
add some milk. Butter baking pan
and add mixture. Sprinkle bread
crumbs on top and add chips of but
ter or margarine. Bake at 45 minutes
at 350 degrees.
? Barbara Df Rosa, Tom Bonniol
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