Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Orange Jello

1 small package orange jello
6 oz. can orange juice concentrate
12 oz. hot water (dissolve jello)

In a separate bowl, mix:
6 T. cornstarch
1 c. cold water
1 c. sugar

Dissolve cornstarch and mix with the jello mixture.
In a saucepan, cook over medium heat until thick, stirring constantly. Simmer for a few minutes. Let jello mixture set up in refrigerator. When set up, beat until pudding like.

Whip 1/2 pint whipping cream

Add to jello mixture. Then add fruit - bananas, mandarin oranges, pineapple tidbits.

by Cassy M.

Mexican Salad

1 lb. ground beef
1 pkg. taco seasoning
1 can kidney beans, drained & rinsed
1/4 c. french dressing
1/2 bag shredded lettuce
1 c. salsa (opt.)
1/2 to 1 c. shredded cheese
1/2 c. black olives (opt.)
1/4 to 1/2 bag Doritos chips, crushed

Brown ground beef, add taco seasoning and kidney beans; put in fridge for 3-4 hours or until cool. Add cheese and salsa, stir. When ready to serve, add: lettuce, olives, chips and dressing to taste.
Serves about 15-20 people

by Sariah R.