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Grilled Steaks With Artichokes

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1 ea (7.5-oz) jar marinated artichokes coarsely chopped
1/2 cup red onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp refrigerated peppercorn ranch dressing
2 tsp garlic spice paste
1-1/2 lb grilling steaks (ribeye, strip, or tenderloin)
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
1/2 tsp pepper


Combine artichokes, onions, Parmesan cheese, ranch dressing, and garlic paste.  Season steaks with salt and pepper.  Place steaks on grill pan (or on grill); grill 2-3 minutes on each side or until 145 degrees Fahrenheit (for medium rare).  Top steaks with artichoke mixture; cover and grill 1-2 minutes or until topping is warm.  Remove steaks from heat and let stand 5-10 minutes; slice and serve.


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05/14/2011 Posted by | Beef | Leave a comment

Coconut Macaroons

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1 pkg (7-oz) Baker’s Angel Flake coconut
1/3 cup sugar
3 Tbsp flour
1/8 tsp salt
2 ea egg whites
1/2 tsp Almond extract


Mix coconut, sugar, flour, and salt in a large bowl.  Stir in egg whites and almond extract until well blended.  Drop by the tablespoonful’s onto greased and floured cookie sheets.  Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or until edges of cookies are golden brown.  Immediately remove from cookie sheets to wire racks.  Cool completely.


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05/14/2011 Posted by | Cookies | Leave a comment

Garlic Cheese Rolls

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6 oz part-skim Mozzarella cheese
8 ea bakery potato rolls
4 tsp herb garlic butter, divided
1 ea (24 x 12-inch) sheet aluminum foil


Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.  Cut cheese into 3/4-inch cubes.  Cut a deep X into each potato roll; pull rolls open slightly.  Place one cube of the cheese into the opening of each roll, top cheese with 1/2 teaspoon of the butter.  Push rolls closed and place in center of foil.  Bring up foil sides; then double-fold top and ends to seal the package.  Bake 15 minutes or until cheese melts.  Serve.


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05/14/2011 Posted by | Bread | Leave a comment