Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have
Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have its cookbook showcased, please contact our society department at 330-747-1471, ext. 1283, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH COOKBOOK”
FRESH MOZZARELLA, BASIL & TOMATO APPETIZER
by the GYOMER FAMILY
2/3cup olive oil
1/3cup balsamic vinegar
2tablespoons fresh chopped basil
2tablespoons red onion, finely chopped
1tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
1teaspoon Dijon mustard
Red chili pepper to taste
Fresh tomatoes, sliced
Fresh mozzarella slices
Fresh basil leaves
Mix first 8 ingredients in a jar and let stand for 1 hour. Do not refrigerate. Arrange sliced tomatoes on a platter. Top each with a slice of fresh mozzarella and 1 basil leaf. Drizzle dressing over each slice.
by ELLEN SATRE
1tablespoon ground lemon rind
11/2teaspoons baking powder
1/2cup chopped nuts (optional)
3tablespoons lemon juice
Combine first 8 ingredients (7 if not using nuts) and 1 cup sugar together in large bowl; beat until smooth. Pour into well greased and floured 9-inch by 5-inch by 3-inch loaf pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. Remove from oven. Cool for 5 minutes. Combine lemon juice and 1/2 cup sugar in bowl; spread over bread in pan. Cool completely and remove from pan.
BROCCOLI RICE CASSEROLE
by JILL DUFFY
1cup converted rice
1stick butter or margarine
1package frozen chopped broccoli
1envelope Lipton’s onion soup mix
1/2cup lemon juice
Pile all ingredients into casserole dish as they are. Cover. Microwave on high until liquid is absorbed stirring occasionally to mix ingredients, about 20 minutes, depending on microwave power. If preferred, bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes until liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
TO obtain a copy
The cost of the cookbook is $7.25 if picked up at the church, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown. Call the church office at 330-746-3067 to set up an appointment for pickup or for information.
To have it mailed, send a check or money order for $10 to UUYO Cookbook to the above address.