recipe adapted from todd wilbur's version of carnegie deli classic new york city cheesecake www.topsecretrecipes.com (i added the cookie crust in lieu of the graham cracker crust.)
here is a copycat recipe for the cheesecake factory's herb crusted salmon. this tastes amazing and is great for any holiday occasion too! enjoy.
doesn't this sound romantic? i had this elegant sounding recipe in my collection for years, clipped from a magazine. this is the perfect thing for an elegant, romantic dinner especially for valentine's day. note: if you can't find boursin cheese in the st
this is a super easy, great tasting, make ahead side dish that looks like you spent a lot more time preparing than you actually do. plus, most everything is done in advance. the times do not reflect the standing time of the potatoes.
recipe courtesy of treva chadwell and cooking channel. adding beer to this chorizo-and-cheese concoction - the mexican version of fondue with a savory edge - gives it tangy, hoppy flavor that makes it even more perfect for pairing with a good brew. you're
this is a really great cheese soup, the carrots are perfect with the cheese. my step-mother makes this for a crowd and there is never any leftovers! use a can of chicken broth or make your own stock. works great with turkey stock after thanksgiving too. y
my mom, irma, passed away 2 years ago, and this was one of my favorite "treats" that she made. she never liked sour cream dips, but she loved cream cheese. she found/made up this recipe before i was born. christmas, easter etc., a family party just wasn't
amaretto cheesecake with apricot glaze
these are wonderful little muffins. i could never pass these little gems up. courtesy of the abilene, texas country club.
if spinach scares you, this is one recipe that contains spinach that you do not have to be afraid of! it is so delicious that even my picky kids like it. my mother-in-law makes this for get-togethers and she passed the recipe on to me. you can also use br
i always have onion and pepper relish on hand so i can make this dip if people stop by. it's great and a little out of the ordinary. you could probably do this whith any relish or chutney. i found this on the lid of a jar of harry and david's sweet onion
i found this recipe years ago and it's still one of dh's favorite dishes and it's very easy to make.
susan branch has the most delightful books (and illustrations) filled with the most interesting recipes and home-making ideas. this recipe comes from her "summer" book, with a few of my own personal changes. feel free to switch ingredients, more or less
this cake is from 'how to be a domestic goddess' and is my favourite cheesecake recipe so far. i posted the original recipe but i usually replace half the cream cheese by philadelphia extra light (6% fat), to make a lighter cheesecake, and take just 2/3 o
this is from the "vegetarian appetizers" cookbook. the picture looked so fabulous that i just had to try it. dh and the other guests just gobbled these up. the pesto is pretty tasty! you will have to guage the olive oil based upon how you like your pe
i love macaroni and cheese. it's homey, comforting, delicious, and versatile. i love this mac and cheese recipe because in addition to being cream and soul-satisfying as all mac and cheese should be, it is also incredibly easy to prepare and lower calor
from cuisine at home. i can't abide frozen spinach, so baby spinach leaves fit the role nicely. cut down on the fat content by using lower fat milk instead of cream. a brief history of boursin, compliments of www.cheese.com: "boursin is a modern, creamy,
ready, set, cook! reynolds wrap contest entry. my version of a favorite bakery treat, a butter-rich crust is topped with an almond-scented cream cheese filling, topped off with dark chocolate ganache and toasted almonds.
the fall season is the time when we prepare pumpkin and apple dishes because that's what is commonly harvested around this time. but with this recipe, you can prepare these year-round (and you'll want to once you try them!!) thanks to canned pumpkin. ke
i hope you enjoy this simple recipe for these stuffed spuds; other ideas for what to add include chopped ham or bacon, chopped peppers, fried mushrooms and cream cheese too. these baked potatoes can be made ahead of time, before the final baking, and then
a friend gave me this recipe and it was an immediate hit with our family and friends. adapted from www.topsecretrecipes.com
just a little something that came together one night years ago when my kiddos were actually smaller than me! i was trying to come up with something new and relatively quick that would please everyone. they still love and request this dinner on a regular
this is my auntie ann's recipe. her husband loved everything she made, but if he saw her preparing this cheesecake tears of joy appeared in his eyes. she gave me permission to post it here for her, but she refuses to look at the calorie and fat calculati
this is my very favorite dip for fruit! after 25 years it is still tops in my most asked for, which i love because it is so easy. i really like it with strawberries. i love to make a platter of grapes strawberries bananas cantaloupe, etc. with this dip t
this is a savoury version of elephant ears. i came up with it when i wanted to bake a simple yet tasty appetiser for my family. the herbs and cheese can be varied to your liking. i hope you enjoy them as much as we do! :) the dough was inspired by this
from www.topsecretrecipes.com twisted cavatappi pasta, tossed in a lightly spiced 3 sauce with roasted red peppers and topped with parmesan parsley breadcrumbs.
my diabetic adaption of boomette's recipe #245417. my fat and sugar content is calculated from the low fat and no sugar added syrup container labels. now, i need to say that while i labeled this as diabetic it by no means has low numbers. it has been li
blue cheese surprise and bbq sauce burgers? give these a try. use maytag blue cheese or go italian with gorgonzola, and serve these cheeseburgers with your favorite potato salad and coleslaw.
the cheese in this recipe is actually supposed to be queso chihuahua cheese, but the site won't allow it. this is a recipe i was given by a cook at our local authentic mexican restaurant after trying for years to figure it out on my own. goes great on an
everyone i know likes this dip and ask for the recipe. it's quick and easy and tastes great. i got it from a friend of mine one christmas.
from www.topsecretrecipes.com these are so good..
healthy, tasty, and easy. i'm not even a big tuna fan but when a friend made this for me i had to get the recipe. the white albacore tuna makes all the difference so it doesn't taste "fishy" at all.
these two-bite tarts filled with sun-dried tomatoes, basil and cheese disappear as quickly as the go together.
oh this is so good! not your usual bleu cheese dressing at all--this one contains no mayo or sour cream. an excellent, elegant dressing for your salad greens, served along with a steak and baked potato. this is the house dressing as served at the briganti
this is from a gal i worked with when i was a legal recruiter. she brought it in and everyone was in heaven. i included the cool down time in the recipe. it needs to be baked for about an hour and then cooled in the oven for another hour and then chill
lovely light summery weekend lunch dish!
zuppa con orzo, parmigiano e porri. from the barilla website.
a friend's dad came up with this. similar to sloppy joes, except you use cheese whiz instead of sloppy joe sauce. this can be varied in any number of ways by adding other ingredients to the mix (i.e. onions and mushrooms).
my favorite summer salad from dickie brennan’s restaurant in new orleans.
this has been our family's traditional easter dessert since long before i came into being. my grandmother (maria) made it every year until she turned 78 and then declared
some recipes make you go hhmmm!?? luckily i tried this and it made us go yum! this isn't the normal combo you'd see on a sandwich, but very tasty! they are quick, easy, and lo cal. another delight from cooking light.
short of ideas for a novel, savory brunch? these babies comfort to the soul.
i have this thing with cream cheese. i like it with lots of different things. i really like it with lemon. this is a tasty recipe that i make for the summer. i believe it came from toh. i haven't changed anything from the original as we like it so mu
this took years to make mac & cheese like "nan" used to make. i finally got it right by accident (being low on the cheese & decreasing the amount). how funny it is when i got it right by being low in stock on the main ingredient. i hope you enjoy this
oh boy! guess what what i just found on my grocer's shelf? manchego. recipe courtesy chuck hughes of the cooking channel.
bocconcini are the smaller fresh mozarrella cheese sold in brine. they are much tenderer and worth the exttra money. this is a nice variation of the usual salad.
dipped in pizza sauce. the kids will love this and the guys will love this on game days. mix and match meats and cheeses. cook time includes the rising time.
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