1 (10-ounce) round Brie cheese 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup Amaretto liqueur 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts Assorted crackers, bread and apple slices Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove the top rind of Brie. Place in a shallow baking dish. Mix brown sugar, Amaretto and walnuts. Spread over top of cheese. Bake 8… Read More


Makes approximately 100 straws or more 2 (8-ounce) packages shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 16 tablespoons margarine,softened 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper Grate cheese in a food processor. Beat margarine and cheese with an electric mixer until very smooth. Blend in flour, salt, baking powder… Read More


Makes 3 cups 12 ounces mild Cheddar cheese 1 (4-ounce) jar pimiento, finely chopped and well drained 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon horseradish 1 tablespoon burgundy wine 1 teaspoon Durkee’s Famous Sauce 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper or to taste 3 tablespoons Miracle Whip 3 tablespoons mayonnaise Combine cheese,… Read More


Makes 20 servings 4 (3-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 6 green onions, sliced 1/2 cup raisins 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 2 tablespoons sour cream 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/3 cup peanuts, chopped 1 (12-ounce) jar mango chutney Flaked coconut Combine cream cheese, onions, raisins, bacon, sour cream, curry, peanuts and half of the… Read More


Makes 20 wraps 20 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 large garlic clove, pressed 1/2 teaspoon Chinese 5-spice powder 20 large snow peas, trimmed and stringed 1 teaspoon oriental sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted 2 tablespoons soy sauce 20 small wooden skewers or… Read More


Makes 6 servings 1 pound medium sized shrimp, cooked, peeled and deveined 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds 1/4 teaspoon minced onion Juice of half a lemon 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 1/4 cup of mayonnaise or more to bind mixture Assorted mild crackers In a food processor, coarsely chop shrimp. Combine… Read More