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Elaine

Stovetop Popcorn

6 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup unpopped popcorn butter, melted (optional) Add the oil to a large soup kettle. (Use the nonstick one with the clear lid.) Add 3 kernels of popcorn and turn the heat to medium (setting 4…

Shrimp Scampi for Two

2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®) 1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined 8 ounces angel hair…

Crab Cakes

8 Ritz crackers, finely crushed 2 tablespoons mayonnaise ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®) ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 egg, beaten 1 pound fresh crabmeat, well drained, chopped ¼ cup dry bread crumbs or…

Spinach Zucchini Soup

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed 1 medium zucchini, peeled and cubed 1 Jalapeno chili, deseeded and finely diced 1 cup broth or vegetable…

Honey Roasted Nuts

2 cups raw almonds 2 cups raw cashews 1/3 cup honey 1 teaspoon kosher salt 3/4 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons brown sugar sprinkle of kosher salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a baking sheet with…

Eggnog Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

2 cups eggnog 2 cups heavy cream 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk (about 9 ounces) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract pinch each of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice 4 ounces mini milk chocolate chips (or a finely chopped bar of milk…

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