Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have its cookbook showcased, please contact our features editor Barb Shaffer at 330-747-1471, ext. 1282, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YHA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION’S “TASTEFUL TREASURES”
by CHRISTINE HALL
8ounces cream cheese
1cup white sugar
16ounces sour cream
4pounds whole grapes (red and green)
Whip together cream cheese, sugar, sour cream and vanilla. Gently mix in grapes.
11/2cups chopped pecans
1cup brown sugar
Mix together pecans and brown sugar. Sprinkle over the grape mixture. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving.
by KATHY GAUGLER
4cups fresh broccoli florets
2teaspoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
Pinch of pepper
Put broccoli florets and water in a large nonstick skillet, cover and cook on high for two minutes or until crisp-tender (water will evaporate). Transfer to bowl. Add lemon juice, salt and pepper and toss to coat.
HAM AND CHEESE QUICHE
by WHITNEY GRIFFIN
19-inch deep-dish pie shell
2cups shredded sharp cheese
1cup chopped ham
1/4cup yellow onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup evaporated milk
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Toss together cheese, ham and onion. Spoon into pie shell. Whisk together remaining ingredients until well blended. Pour over ham and cheese mixture. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown and knife inserted in middle comes out clean.
KEY LIME CAKE
by DEBRA GRIFFIN
118.25 ounce package lemon cake mix
11/3cups vegetable oil
13-ounce package lime-flavored gelatin mix
3/4cup orange juice
Combine cake mix, gelatin mix, oil, eggs and orange juice. Pour mixture into three 8-inch cake pans. Bake according to instructions on cake mix box. Allow to cool, then frost.
18-ounce package cream cheese
3tablespoons fresh lime juice
4cups confectioner’s sugar
In a large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add lime juice and confectioner’s sugar. Mix well.
HOW TO obtain a copy
Send your check or money order for $13 per cookbook (includes shipping and handling) to YHA Federal Credit Union, 15 Colonial Drive, Suite 13, Youngstown, OH 44505. Include your name, address and number of cookbooks you are ordering.
For information call the credit union at 330-759-9570.