Archive for August, 2009

Fast Italian Frittata

Servings: 6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

What You Need:

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup diced cooked ham or prosciutto
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried mint leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage leaves
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

What You Do:

  1. Combine and beat all ingredients except butter, onion, and ham with a whisk.
  2. Stir in ham.
  3. Melt butter in medium skillet over medium heat.
  4. Stir in onion and cook 4 – 5 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low and pour in egg mixture.
  6. Cover and cook another 9 – 10 minutes .
  7. Remove from heat and then cut into wedges.


An Easy Margarita

Serving: 1

Prep Time: 2 minutes

What You Need:

  • 3 oz. silver or gold tequila
  • 1 oz. triple sec liqueur
  • 2 oz. fresh lime juice
  • coarse salt
  • 1 fresh lime wedge
  • 1 large cocktail glass
  • ice cubes

What You Do:

  1. Run a lime wedge around the rim of a cocktail glass.
  2. Dip glass rim into a plate of coarse salt.
  3. Combine rest of ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  4. Shake well and strain into the glass, adding a lime wedge for garnishment.

Homemade Ice Pops

Servings: 6 – 12

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Chill Time: 3-4 hours

What You Need:

  • plastic freezer pop mold(s) *for 6 – 12 pops
  • 1 bottle of fruit juice or instant lemonade
  • 1 frozen bag of fruit (optional)

What You Do:

  1. Pour fruit juice into mold (s).
  2. Place pops in freezer.
  3. About 30 – 45 minutes into freezing, add frozen fruit to molds.
  4. Add plastic sticks with tops and continue to freeze until thoroughly solid (up to 4 hours.)



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