Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Grilled Dove Breast

Since it is dove season now, I thought I would share this recipe from my brother-in-law Lee. It is a delicious way to prepare dove breast. Be sure you make plenty for everyone because this recipe will be a hit. Quantity of ingredients will depend on how many dove breast you are grilling.

Dove breast
Bacon, cut into thirds
Fresh jalapeño peppers, cut into ¼ inch slices
Fresh onion, sliced
Italian salad dressing
Salt & pepper

Filet dove breast meat off of breast bone.
Marinate breast meat in your favorite Italian dressing for 24 hours.
Slice onion into ¼ inch slices, then cut into lengths equal to the size of the dove breast.
Cut jalapeños in quarters; remove seeds and veins.
Put one piece of meat, ½ pepper and an onion slice together and wrap with a third of a bacon strip.
Use a toothpick to hold together to hold together and grill over flame until bacon is crispy.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Monkey Bread

I love making Monkey Bread, it is quick and easy to put together. It smells heavenly while baking in the oven. Monkey Bread is good any time of the day, but I like to make it for breakfast and serve with fresh fruit. If you like you may sprinkle the nuts of your choice over them. Enjoy!

Ingredients needed:
2 large packages of refrigerator biscuits
½ cup margarine, melted
¾ cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven to 425 degree.
Cut each biscuits in eight pieces, use your kitchen scissors.
Dip each piece into melted margarine and then into cinnamon sugar mixture.
Stack pieces unevenly in a bunt pan or casserole baking dish.
Bake at 425 degree for 20-25 minutes.
Turn out onto a serving plate.
Drizzle powdered sugar Glaze over top, if desired.

Powdered Sugar Glaze

1/4 cups powdered sugar

3 tablespoons milk, or more


Mix milk into sugar.
If needed add more milk, one tablespoon at a time to reach desired
Drizzle on Monkey Bread.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Baked Caramel Corn

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Make up a batch of Baked Caramel Corn for the family to munch on. It would be good to serve at a party for the upcoming Halloween holiday or treats for the little goblins.

Ingredients needed:
3 quarts popped corn
2 sticks oleo
2 cups brown sugar
½ cup white syrup
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

Melt oleo; add sugar and syrup to 265 degree.
Take from heat; add cream of tartar and soda.
Stir into popcorn mixing well.
Place popcorn mixture on a large cookie sheet.
Bake in oven at 200 degree or lower for one hour.
Stir often to get syrup spread well through popcorn.
If desired, put peanuts or pecans in mixture.