Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

This recipe comes from Better Homes and Gardens–an excellent Autumn treat! Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter, melted 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened 1-3/4 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, cut up, or 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces 2 tablespoons butter 1-1/4 cups sour cream 1/4 cup...

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Pumpkin Chocolate Loaf

Pumpkin Chocolate Loaf

From Quick Cooking Magazine this bread ranks my next favorite Fall bread (see Pumpkin Spice Bread for my most favorite Fall bread). This recipe makes three loaves of bread and it also freezes well in a Ziploc Freezer Bag–so don’t feel like you have to eat it all today, although I’m sure you’ll be tempted. Ingredients: 3-1/2 cups sugar 1-1/4 cups vegetable oil 3 eggs 1-29 ounce can pumpkin 3 squares unsweetened chocolate,...

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Pumpkin Spice Bread

Pumpkin Spice Bread

From Taste of Home magazine, this is my most favorite bread for the Fall. It goes great with cider and is really good with vanilla yogurt spread on top. Makes 2 loaves. Ingredients: 3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1-16 ounce can solid pack pumpkin 3-1/2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp. ground cloves 1/2 tsp. ground allspice 1/2 cup water...

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Bistro Salmon Burgers

Bistro Salmon Burgers

This is straight from the Weight Watchers site. It makes six servings with only 4 PointsPlus points per serving. Ingredients: 2 lbs skinless salmon fillet 1/4 lb medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined 2 Tbsp minced tarragon 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Cooking spray Cut salmon into chunks and add to large food processor with shrimp. Pulse a few times, then process just until coarsely ground, with some chunky...

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Grilled Fish with Asian-Style Marinade

Grilled Fish with Asian-Style Marinade

Got this one from a BJ’s Wholesale Club  Journal.  It’s superb! 2 Tbsp honey 2 Tbsp orange juice 1/4 cup olive oil 3 Tbsp soy sauce 1/4 cup green onions, chopped 2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp minced garlic 1/4 tsp each black pepper and cayenne pepper 1-1/2 lbs Tuna Steak or Salmon Fillet Combine marinade ingredients in a shallow dish.  Add fish and marinate 2 to 6 hours in the refrigerator.  Remove from refrigerator and let sit 20-30...

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Fisherman’s Wharf Grilled Cheese

Fisherman’s Wharf Grilled Cheese

Not something the kids will really like, but certainly a fun treat for the grown-ups! Ingredients: 1/4 cup mayonnaise 8 slices (1/2 inch thick) sourdough bread, cut from a round loaf 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese 1/2 tsp ground pepper 2 TBSP red onion, diced 8 oz fresh crab or imitation crabmeat, flaked 1 small green bell pepper, cut into thin strips 4 slices Havarti cheese 4 TBSP butter, softened Spread mayo evenly on one side of four slices of...

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