Slice of Life

Tuesdays at 6:35am, 8:35am, and 6:30pm

Eileen Goltz shares food and fun with a new, easy-to-follow recipe every week.  From apples to chicken pot pie to cinnamon rolls, there's something for everyone in Slice of Life.

APPLE BUNDT CAKE

4 medium Golden Delicious apples (about 1 1/2 pounds) peeled, cut into 1/3 inch pieces

5 tablespoons plus 2 1/2 cups sugar

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

4 large eggs

1 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup orange juice

1 tablespoon grated orange peel

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups all purpose flour

3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

Powdered sugar

VANILLA FRUIT SLAW

4-5 cups thinly sliced cabbage

2 stalks celery thinly sliced

1/2 cup finely shredded carrots

1 apple, cored and thinly sliced into bite-sized pieces

1/2 cup seedless red flame grapes

1/2 cup thinly sliced dates

1/4 cup toasted, chopped walnuts or pecans

Salad Dressing

1/2 cup vanilla-flavored yogurt

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2-1 teaspoon sugar (to taste)

2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice or apple cider vinegar

1/2-3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

salt and white pepper to taste

TEX MEX CHOPPED SALAD (dairy)

Mustard Vinaigrette: 
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 
3 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar 
3/4 cup olive oil 
Salt and freshly ground white pepper 

Episode 33 - Beets

Jun 4, 2013

BEETS IN ORANGE SAUCE

4 large beets, trimmed

1 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons butter or margarine 

1 tablespoon minced orange peel (orange part only)

2 teaspoon red wine vinegar

BLUE CHEESE WALNUT CRACKERS

SPICED TOASTED PECANS

3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
2 1/2 cups pecan halves (10 oz)

CHOCOLATE AND STAWBERRY FILLED FRENCH TOAST

2 (1-inch thick) diagonal slices of day-old French bread

1 1/2 ounces miniature chocolate chips

1/4 cup strawberry preserves

2 tablespoons softened cream cheese

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1/4 cup milk

Grated zest of 1 orange

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Dash cinnamon

FRIED ICE CREAM

Yes, Fried Ice Cream sounds like an oxymoron BUT, this popular Mexican recipe really works and is the perfect combination of hot, cold and delicious.

 

1 pint ice cream, any flavor

1 loaf sliced white bread

6 to 8 cups oil, for frying

1/2 cup sugar

2 teaspoons cinnamon

Optional: chocolate or fudge sauce

 

Place a plate or sheet pan in the freezer and let it chill for at least 1 hour or overnight.

 

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