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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Monday Night Meals

NFL Recipes                 



16 oz mostaciolli noodles
12 oz tomato sauce
½ lb ground turkey
¼ c onion
4 mushrooms
5 fresh basil leaves
2 T garlic
8 oz Parmesan
8 oz mozzarella
salt and pepper
olive oil


            Slice up the mushrooms, onions, garlic and basil. Heat a saucepan with olive oil, and add the mushrooms, onions, and basil. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to boil. Add salt and mostaciolli noodles.

            When the onions became translucent, add the ground turkey, salt and pepper. When noodles are cooked, set drain and set aside. When the ground turkey is cooked, add the tomato sauce and allow to heat up. Shred the cheeses.

            Preheat the oven to 350. Take the large pot the noodles were cooked in, and add the meat and sauce mixture to it. Add the noodles to the pot, and mix well. In a large baking dish, place half the noodles. Add the mozzarella across the noodles, and add the remaining noodles. Add the Parmesan on top, and add to the oven. Allow to bake 15 minutes, or until it is melted and brown on top. Enjoy. Go Rams!



Lady Fingers (see below or 1 package)
6 egg yolks
1 1/3 c sugar
1 c mascarpone cheese
1 c coffee (strong)
2 T rum (or extract)
1 ¾ c whipping cream
chocolate shavings
cocoa powder


            With a double boiler, place the yolks and sugar, and beat until thick and smooth. Remove from heat and add the mascarpone. Mix until smooth.

            Place the whipping cream in a bowl and mix until still peaks form. Mix the whipping cream with the yolk mixture, and blend well. In a small bowl, mix the rum and coffee.

            In a spring formed pan, place the ladyfingers across the bottom. Brush the ladyfingers with the coffee. Spread half of the whip cream across the ladyfingers until well covered. Repeat. With a sifter, place the cocoa powder across the top, as well as chocolate shavings. Place in freezer for at least one hour to form, remove, slice and enjoy.

Lady Fingers


½ c flour (sifted)
3 eggs
2 T sugar
½ t vanilla
¼ t cream of tartar


            Separate egg whites and yolks in medium mixing bowl. Add the sugar with the yolks, and beat with a mixture. Mix the yolks until they become thick and pale, about five minutes. Add the vanilla and gently mix. Add the flour over the yolk mixture, and allow the yolks to absorb the flour, do not mix.

            With a mixture, beat the egg whites until they become white and foamy. Add the cream of tartar to the eggs, and beat until they formed peaks. Gently fold the egg whites into the yolk mixture.

            Heat oven to 350. Place a large tip on a pastry bag, and fill the egg mixture into the bag. Squeeze the ladyfingers on a nonstick baking sheet, leaving about 1 inch of space between each cookie. Bake for 8 minutes, and remove instantly from pan onto cooling rack or plate. Go Seahawks!

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