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|06-15-2008 12:22 AM|
|bwalker42||Or a couple of container's of Pistachio's, they are tree opened, and heart healthy.|
|06-13-2008 11:50 PM|
Originally Posted by wind_magic View Post
Reminds me of when we were kids and we'd put Milo or Ovaltine and sugar on bread. Ah simple pleasures.
|06-13-2008 09:05 PM|
Some pineapples that you can cut up when you get there.
Or a watermelon is good too.
Edit .. I like bread with sugar on it. I am easily entertained.
|06-13-2008 04:12 PM|
Originally Posted by korsan View Post
I use it as often as possible and it's very versitile.
my fav is ;
Feta with garlic, tomatoe and, basil already in there...
capers to taste,
chopped olives.. your favorite kind, (I prefer the jar to the canned, I don't like the can taste) jars are easier to store unused portions.
Just enough extra Virgin Olive oil to bind.
crumble feta if not already crumbled, add other ingredients combining after each. I like to serve them on Ritz vegetable crackers.
Aside from Feta.....
my favorite, by far, IS Chocolate!
Chocolate is the bomb!
Brenda's Best Home Made English Toffee
1 c. real butter
1 c. real sugar
1 c. almonds slivered
cook med - high, 7 - 10 min till golden brown. pour into a buttered 9x12 oblong pan, spread evenly. Place 6 Hershey bars halved on top. let them melt then spread evenly. Top with some
walnuts, pecan, or almonds chopped semi fine for decorating.
Cut into squares before cooling in the fridge 15 minutes.
|06-13-2008 10:55 AM|
Originally Posted by eryka View Post
|06-13-2008 10:34 AM|
|eryka||You guys are sooo funny - I started this thread to get AWAY from cream cheese! Some great ideas here, tho.|
|06-12-2008 09:49 PM|
Originally Posted by sanctuarysam View Post
I think I know what you mean and yes the Germans indeed most East Europeans as well, do wonderful things with sausage. The first time I went to Vienna we arrived so late that all the restaurants were closed we found ourselves stumbling about the city at 0200 hungry as all get out when we stumbled upon an all night bbq stand. Oh yes. What's more being Europe they even had beer. Ok, so not the 'summer sausage' king but good ood good.
Presuming that things like Salami are included in the summer sausage thing then don't forget Chorizo.
The Waverly Wafer thing I'm not so sure of but we like Carr's Water Crackers. Wonderful for cheese, pate, gerkhin etc.
Sorry about the baked figs, that was a cooked thing and outside the thread but but but......
Ref Creamed Cheese.....my aversion is with the packaged stuff like Philadelphia. There are some Italian cream cheeses that are pretty good indeed our local delicatessan does a red pimento stuffed with a creamy cheese and drizzled over with olive oil that I can eat by the truck load.
Another one is take a Jabanero (sp ?) or a Jalapeno , remove the seeds and stuff with sour cream. Taken in small doses however. Overdo it and you will
have one sizzled ring piece the next day.
|06-12-2008 09:21 PM|
|ADMTROX||A wheel of brie served with crackers and fresh fruit. Apple slice, grapes, strawberries.|
|06-12-2008 09:06 PM|
Originally Posted by tdw View Post
waverly wafers are a "club" cracker made by keebler, iirc..anyway, decent for cheese and such.
your choice of figs, salty ham and gorgonzola shows you are a wombat w/ exquisite taste.
|06-12-2008 08:55 PM|
Originally Posted by RAGTIMEDON View Post
for that matter Waverly Wafers ???
I have this horrible feeling I may regret asking those questions.
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