Friday, March 21, 2008

Some Recipes:

(Click on picture to enlarge it) I also typed it out--->
Ranch Dressing:
1 1/2 C Mayonnaise
1/2 C Buttermilk
1 T Red Wine Vinegar
1 T Sugar
1 tsp Garlic powder
1 tsp Onion powder
1 T Dried Parsley
1/2 tsp Dill
1/2 tsp Salt (optional)
1/2 tsp Black pepper
Dash of Paprika
Whisk ingredients together, and refrigerate one hour before serving:)
P.S. Rebecca--I got this off of the KF Board, so you probably have already tried it--I love it:o)
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Cheesy Potatoes--AKA Potatoes Chantilly

I got this recipe in an Easter edition of Woman's Day magazine--in 1995...LOL--it was in an article about Amy Grant and what she serves on Easter--and these potatoes were one of her side dishes--this recipe is actually on the Internet too--it is a wonderful potato side dish, very rich--and you can use different cheeses too--we love Cheddar so that is what I use.

CHANTILLY POTATOES

6 Large potatoes
2/3 Cup Milk
5 Tablespoons of butter or Margarine
1 tsp Salt
Pepper
1 c. heavy cream
3/4 c. shredded Cheddar cheese

Boil potatoes until tender. Mash with butter and milk. Season with salt and pepper. Whip the cup of cream until stiff. Spread mashed potatoes in a greased 3 quart baking dish. Spread whipped cream over the mashed potatoes; sprinkle with grated Cheddar cheese. Bake until cheese melts and top is golden brown at 350 degrees --the magazine says 45 minutes, I just watch it.

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Relish Tray:
Pickles
Peppercini peppers
Black olives
Green Olives
Pickled okra
Marinated Artichokes

15 comments:

deezie said...

Thanks for the recipes and I love the Relish tray idea I will use it on Sunday, Happy day,
deezie

TJ said...

We always make our own ranch, but typically I use the powder base, thanks for sharing this recipe!

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Michele @ Cherish the Home said...

I just got hungry reading your potato recipe. LOL (o;

I wanted to stop by and wish you and your family a very Happy Easter1

Blessings,
~Michele

Rebecca said...

Thank you Julieann! Is this Gail's (GPrather) ranch recipe? I have not tried this one yet, but knowing that it is TNT, I am sure it will be great.

You can really control the fat portions with this too, with reduced-fat mayo and lowfat buttermilk. I will give it a shot. Alton Brown (my husband still calls Alton "my boyfriend," LOL) says homemade mayo is better...I wonder if I can make it lower in fat like store-bought, reduced-fat mayo.

Thanks again, you're a sweetie!
:-)

Julieann said...

Rebecca, yes it is Gail's recipe, and I love it!!! :)

Let me know how the lowcal works and tastes----

Julieann

Mrs. U said...

YUM, Julieann!!! I'll bet that spreading the heavy cream on top of the potatoes is WONDERFUL once it's all cooked!!! My mouth is watering!!!

Also, I've been making my own ranch dressing for a while, but I LOVE that this recipe has a bit of red wine vinegar in it! I'll bet that adds a wonderful zing!

His,
Mrs. U

REAL ME said...

Thanks for sharing!

Swansong said...

Wow I never in a trillion years would have thought about whipping cream to spread on taters. I bet that is fantastic! I will have to try it one day when I am back in the cooking mood. LOL

Ranch recipe looks good too but my DH will not eat it. So poo on him!

Happy Easter Miss!

Sharon said...

I wish you a very blessed Easter with your precious family!

He is RISEN!!!!

Love, Sharon

Maria said...

Julieann: I love that ranch recipe and adding it to try.

I hope you and your family have a wonderful easter! :)

Tracy said...

HE IS RISEN!!!!

Happy Resurrection Day!

Anonymous said...

I have never made my own Ranch dressing, I just thought it could not be done. I tried it and it is wonderful. I had everything on hand except the buttermilk. I picked some up and rushed home to make it. My son and I love it. We will see if Daddy likes it when he gets home.

Thanks for the recipe.
Tammy

Julieann said...

Hi Tammy---that is so funny that you said that---I said the exact same thing when I got this recipe---"I can actually make Ranch"...LOL--I love this recipe too, and am so glad you do too--let me know what your hubby thinks too.

Julieann

Anonymous said...

Julieann,

Thanks so much for responding to my comment. I have loved your site since the day I found it.

My husband loved the dressing also.

Tammy

Julieann said...

Thank you sooo Much Tammy!!! If there isn't a blog I can go to --I try and respond here:)

Also, my oldest sisters name is Tammy too :o)

Julieann