Orange Marmalade

Ingredients 1 3/4 pounds oranges, 4 to 5 medium 1 lemon, zest finely grated and juiced 6 cups water 3 pounds plus 12 ounces sugar Special equipment: 10 (8-ounce) canning jars with rings and lids, funnel, tongs, ladle, and 12-quart pot Wash the oranges and lemon thoroughly. Cut the oranges into 1/8-inch slices using a mandoline, removing the seeds as you go. Stack the orange slices and cut them into quarters. Place the oranges into an 8-quart stainless steel pot. Add the lemon zest and juice and the water to the pot, set over high heat and bring to a … Continue reading Orange Marmalade

Chicken Veronique

Chicken Veronique Recipe By:MAGGIEMAEWEST “This easy chicken recipe is light and refreshing. Baked chicken is served with a sauce of chicken stock, lemon juice, marmalade, and grapes.” Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 pounds chicken, cut into pieces 1/2 cup orange marmalade 1 cup chicken stock 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup green seedless grapes lemon, sliced Italian parsley, chopped Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Pour olive oil and butter into a 9×13-inch baking dish. With a spatula, spread oil … Continue reading Chicken Veronique

Prickly Pear Marmalade

Prickly Pear Marmalade Recipe By:Jana Carter Parsons “A ruby red, fruity marmalade. I’ve never tried any commercial prickly pear jam or jelly, so I don’t know if this is how it’s supposed to taste, but my toddler does keep asking for more, so it’s a win for our family. Store any extra jam in the refrigerator.” Ingredients 6 prickly pears 3 cups white sugar 1 (3 ounce) pouch liquid pectin 1/3 cup lemon juice 2 lemons, zested 1 teaspoon butter Directions Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add six 4-ounce jars; simmer to sterilize. Wash lids and … Continue reading Prickly Pear Marmalade

Kumquat Marmalade

Kumquat Marmalade Ingredients 24 kumquats, rinsed and thinly sliced 2 oranges – rinsed, sliced and seeded 9 cups white sugar, or as needed 2 lemons, juiced 8 cups water, or as needed Directions Finely chop the kumquats and oranges, combine them, and measure them into a large pot. Add 3 cups of water per each cup of fruit. Let stand in a cool place for 12 hours, or overnight. Bring the fruit mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until the rind is very tender. Remove from heat, and measure cooked fruit. Add one cup of sugar to the … Continue reading Kumquat Marmalade

Ginger Marmalade

Ginger Marmalade Ingredients 3 1/2 cups peeled fresh ginger 4 cups water 5 cups white sugar 1 (3 ounce) pouch liquid pectin 5 half pint canning jars with lids and rings Directions Divide the ginger in half, and chop half into cubes; shred the other half with a box grater or in a food processor using the shredding blade. Total ginger should equal 3 cups. Place the ginger into a large saucepan with water over medium heat, bring to a boil, and reduce heat to a simmer. Cover the pot, and simmer the ginger until tender, about 1 hour and … Continue reading Ginger Marmalade

Southern Pimento Cheese

Southern Pimento Cheese Recipe By:QUEENREYNEY “This wonderful version of pimento cheese can be used for grilled cheese sandwiches, as a spread for crackers, or served alongside your favorite fried green tomatoes.” Ingredients 2 cups shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (optional) 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (optional) 1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimento, drained salt and black pepper to taste Directions Place the Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, onion powder, minced jalapeno, and pimento into the … Continue reading Southern Pimento Cheese

Grilled Marinated Shrimp

Grilled Marinated Shrimp Recipe By:Robbie Rice “This makes the best shrimp! Remove from skewers and serve on a bed of pasta with sauce for a great meal.” Ingredients 1 cup olive oil 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 lemon, juiced 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails attached skewers Directions In a mixing bowl, mix together olive oil, parsley, lemon juice, hot sauce, garlic, tomato paste, oregano, salt, and black pepper. Reserve a … Continue reading Grilled Marinated Shrimp

Baked Crab and Artichoke Dip

Baked Crab and Artichoke Dip Recipe By:Chef John “This baked crab and artichoke dip is made and served in a bread bowl that you can eat too!” Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 pound lump crabmeat, drained 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke bottoms, drained and chopped 6 ounces shredded white Cheddar cheese 1/2 cup finely diced red bell pepper 1/3 cup chopped green onions 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lemon, zested and juiced 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste … Continue reading Baked Crab and Artichoke Dip

Bacon Jalapeno Popper Puffs

Bacon Jalapeno Popper Puffs Ingredients 4 strips bacon Dipping Sauce: 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup creme fraiche or sour cream 2 tablespoons minced green onions, plus some for garnish 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice Dough: 2/3 cup water 3 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon bacon fat 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs 2 ounces shredded extra-sharp white Cheddar cheese 1/2 cup finely diced jalapeno peppers 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper 2 cups vegetable oil for deep frying, or as needed Directions Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over … Continue reading Bacon Jalapeno Popper Puffs

Crescent Pizza Pockets

Crescent Pizza Pockets Recipe By:Pillsbury “Make perfect pizza pockets by wrapping pizza sauce, mozzarella, and pepperoni in crescent dough and baking until golden brown.” Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) can Pillsbury(R) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls 1/4 cup pizza sauce 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup sliced pepperoni 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese Directions Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Unroll dough on cookie sheet and separate into 4 rectangles; press each into 6×4-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. Spread 1 tablespoon pizza sauce on half of each rectangle to within 1 inch of edge. Sprinkle each with 3 tablespoons … Continue reading Crescent Pizza Pockets