Archive for the ‘Sandwich’ Category

Five Hearty Chicken Recipes

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

These hearty chicken recipes are perfect for fall. For lunch or dinner, a quick and easy meal or something that gets better with time, we are sure you’ll enjoy at least one of these dishes this season.

Chicken, Broccoli and Potato BakeChicken, Broccoli and Potato Bake

Perhaps the heartiest of the bunch, bring this to a potluck or at a festive party.

Garlic Chicken and Broccoli Bow Ties

Get your pasta fix alongside savory garlic chicken.

Chicken, Potato and Wild Rice Soup

For those inevitable colds or as something to have on hand all week.

Creative Commons "Grilled Chicken Caprese" by esimpraim / Cropped from originalAvocado Chicken Salad

Make a batch of this specialty chicken salad for the whole family.

Chicken Caprese

Tastes best with fresh mozzarella and basil.

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Tea Party Cookies and Cucumber Sandwiches

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Warmer weather is in the forecast for this week, and although it’s still February, we can’t help but get excited for spring luncheons and garden parties. Here are two recipes that go great with tea, coffee or any spring beverage.

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Tea Cookies

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup light cream
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut 1 cup of the butter into cubes and add to flour. Combine until mixture resembles crumbs. Add cream and stir; form the dough into a ball.
  3. Roll dough out to about 1/8 inch thick and use a small round cookie cutter to cut circles out. roll in granulated sugar and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Prick a few times with a fork.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Let cookies cool.
  5. For [optional] frosting, beat 1/2 cup of the butter until fluffy. Gradually add the confectioners’ sugar, then beat in evaporated milk and vanilla. Frost bottom half of cooled cookies and place the rest on top to create sandwich cookies, if desired.

Cucumber Sandwiches

Cucumber Sandwiches (flickr user bob walker)

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 (8 ounce) package whipped cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried dill weed
  • 1 loaf thinly sliced white bread
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced

Directions:

  1. Combine cream cheese, chives, sour cream, mayonnaise, ranch dressing mix and dried dill weed in a medium bowl until smooth.
  2. Remove crust from bread and slice in quarters or decorative shapes. Spread each piece of bread with cream cheese mixture and top with a cucumber slice (or two).

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Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich Recipe

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

This sandwich is light and packed with flavor, but will still keep you full well after lunchtime.

What You’ll Need (for one sandwich):

  • 2 slices of thick-cut bread
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 6 cucumber slices
  • 1 tablespoon alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 small tomato, sliced
  • 1-2 leaves of lettuce
  • 5 pepperoncini, sliced
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced

Directions:

  1. Spread each slice of bread with 1 tablespoon cream cheese. Layer on the cucumber slices and alfalfa sprouts, sprinkling the olive oil and vinegar on top. Add tomato, lettuce, pepperoncini and avocado slices. Enjoy!

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