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Tomato Basil Tart

Tomato Basil Tart

Garden’s bounty – tomatoes Tomatoes are bountiful in late summer, so we decided to do another “throwback” edition of favorite past recipes using this delicious fruit. Print Recipe Tomato Basil Tart Course Entrée Servings Ingredients 1 unbaked pie shell1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese5-6 Roma tomatoes1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves4 cloves garlic minced1/2 cup […]

Caramelized Onion and Fresh Tomato Risotto

Caramelized Onion and Fresh Tomato Risotto

Fruit or vegetable? As a child, I remember going into our family garden, picking the biggest, reddest tomato I could find, wiping any dirt off on my shorts and biting into this sun-kissed delight. The juice dripped down my chin and I relished every bite. It was my favorite then and that hasn’t changed. We […]

Shrimp, Sausage and Grits

Submitted by Sarah Cannon, Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative Makes 2 generous servings Print Recipe Shrimp, Sausage and Grits Course Entrée Cuisine Cajun Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 1/4 cup Ketchup1/2 tablespoon honey2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice3 tablespoons white whole wheat flourPinch ground red pepper1.5 cups chicken broth1 3/4 cups milk or chicken broth or a […]

Veggie Burger

Veggie Burgers

In the movie Forrest Gump, Forrest’s friend Bubba gives a seemingly never-ending list of all the ways shrimp can be prepared – “you can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it,” and the list continues. We don’t have room for that many preparations, but we think you’ll like the ones submitted. Rice […]

Asian Slaw with Peanut-Ginger Dressing

Asian Slaw with Peanut-Ginger Dressing

Feeling nutty? Print Recipe Asian Slaw with Peanut-Ginger Dressing Recipe adapted from curiousnut.com Course Entrée Cuisine Asian Inspired Skill Level Easy Servings Course Entrée Cuisine Asian Inspired Skill Level Easy Servings Instructions Combine all dressing ingredients and stir until peanut butter is dissolved. In a large bowl, combine all the slaw ingredients. Add dressing and […]

Ham and potato casserole

Ham and Potato Casserole

Submitted by Lauren Workman, Corn Belt Energy Corporation Print Recipe Ham and Potato Casserole Course Entrée Cuisine American Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 3/8 cup onion chopped1/8 cup Green pepper chopped1 tablespoon butter or margarine1/2 tablespoon all-purpose flour1 dash Black pepper1/2 cup milk1/2 cup Cheddar cheese shredded1/8 cup real mayonnaise1-1/2 cup potatoes cooked and diced […]

Stuffed Pork Loin

Submitted by Brenda Evans, SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative Print Recipe Stuffed Pork Loin Course Entrée Cuisine American Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 1/2 large pork loin1 c. fresh grated Parmesan Cheese1 bunch spinach washed and dried1 T. unsalted butter2 t. basil1 onion choppedSalt & pepper to taste Course Entrée Cuisine American Skill Level Easy Servings […]

Pansit

Submitted by Fran Bruns, Corn Belt Energy Cooperative Print Recipe Pansit Course Entrée Cuisine Asian Inspired Skill Level Beginner Servings Ingredients 6 pork steaks cut into small pieces, set aside fat from lean3 ribs Celery chopped2 chopped green onions1/2 head Cabbage shredded1/2 Green pepper chopped3 med. carrots chopped1 chopped onion4 cloves garlic minced3 pkgs Ichiban […]

Sticky Wings

Sticky Wings

Years ago, I was at a fall fair and visited a honey vendor. I was skeptical when I saw the vast variety  of honey offered. After all, how could honey vary in flavor? Well, I learned my lesson that day. I sampled several and was surprised how different they each were. It all depended on […]

Honey Garlic Chicken

Submitted by Betsy Higginbotham, EnerStar Electric Cooperative Print Recipe Honey Garlic Chicken Course Entrée Cuisine American Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken1/4 c. honey1/4 c. olive oil1/4 c. garlic herb seasoning Course Entrée Cuisine American Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken1/4 c. honey1/4 c. olive oil1/4 c. garlic herb […]