Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Hurricane Punch

Mix the following in a large punchbowl:

10 oz amaretto liqueur
1 1/4 cups light rum
1 1/4 cups dark rum
7 1/2 cups orange juice
7 1/2 cups pinneapple juice
3 tbsp. and 1 tsp. lemon juice
4 limes sliced
10 dashes grenadine syrup
5 oranges sliced
maraschino cherries to garnish

Add ice. Serve

Murder Mystery Bread Pudding

18 inch loaf French Bread
3 cups milk
3 eggs, beaten
2 cups sugar
1 tbsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup raisins
3 tbsp.butter

1 stick butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup bourbon

Tear the bread into bite-size pieces in a large bowl. Cover with milk and soak for 60 minutes. Mix well. Add egg and sugar. Stir in vanilla, cinnamon and raisins. Melt butter in a 9x13x2 bakng dish. Coat the pan well with butter. Pour pudding into dish. Bake at 375 degrees for 60 minutes.

Sauce: heat butter and sugar in top of a double boiler. Slowly whisk in egg. cool slightly. Add bourbon. Serve warm over pudding or in a suaceboat on the side. 12 servings.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Taco Chili

Here's a recipe I made up by combining some Taco Soup recipes I found.

2 lbs. ground beef
1 onion, diced
2 (15 oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
2 (15.25 oz) cans whole kernel corn, undrained
2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes with chilies, undrained
2 pkgs taco seasoning
1 can water
1 pkg Mexican shredded cheese
1 bag Fritos

* Brown ground beef and onion
* Combine all ingredients except cheese and chips in large slow cooker
* Cook on low for 4-6 hours
* Serve with cheese and fritos

Servings: 12