Mini Corn Dogs

Ingredients:1 quart oil for deep frying1 cup all-purpose flour2/3 cup yellow cornmeal1/4 cup white sugar1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons bacon drippings1 egg, beaten1 1/4 cups buttermilk1/2 teaspoon baking soda2 pounds hot dogs Heat oil in a deep fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C). In a large bowl, stir together the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt. Stir in melted bacon drippings. Make a well in the...

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Banana Bites

Saw these on “5 Ingredient Fix” and think they are a great snack for kids and grown-ups! Ingredients:1/4 c. creamy peanut butter4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped1 1/2 c. dried banana chips Put peanut butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl and set over a pan of barely simmering water, being sure the bowl does not touch the water. Heat until just melted; stir until very smooth. Allow to cool to room temperature; it will thicken....

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Peanut Butter and Banana Wraps

This is a great breakfast, lunch or snack.  Kids love it, it takes seconds to make, and it’s actually not bad nutritionally.  It’s very filling and wonderfully satisfying. Ingredients: 1/2 c. creamy peanut butter4 whole wheat four tortillas (8-10 inch)1/4 c. honey (or less, if this makes the wrap too sweet)2 small bananas, sliced1/4 c. miniature semisweet chocolate chips OR raisins Warm each tortillas in a skillet for just...

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Korean Ribs

Ingredients: 3 – 5 special cut short ribs 2 tablespoon red pepper 3/4 cup sugar 5 cloves of garlic, minced 4 tablespoons Sesame Seed oil 1 large bottle soy sauce 1/2 tablespoon black pepper 1 bunch sliced (lengthwise) green onions (all of each onion) Early in the day of serving, place ribs in a non-reactive bowl or pan. Mix rest of ingredients and pour over ribs. Marinate all day, at least 8 hours. I mix them up by hand, and then again...

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Sweet Black Bean Salsa

Ingredients: 3 fresh ears corn 3-4 TBSP of lime juice 2 TBSP olive oil 1 TBSP red wine vinegar 1 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 2 (15oz) cans black beans, rinsed and drain 2 lg tomatoes, seeded and chopped 3 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped 1 small purple onion-chopped ¼ c. fresh cilantro Cook corn for 5 min. Cool and cut from cob. Whisk together lime juice and next 4 ingredients. Add corn, beans and remaining ingredients. Chill 2...

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