Cafe con Leche Custard

3 cusp milk, divided 1 cup heavy cream 2 1/2 tablespoons instant espresso powder 4 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs Whipped cream, chocolate-covered espresso     beans for garnish (optional) Reserve 1 cup of the milk. Place the remaining 2 cups milk, cream, coffee powder and sugar in a heavy saucepan and whisk […]

Mexican Three Wise Men

2/3 oz Jack Daniels 2/3 oz Jim Beam 2/3 oz Jose Cuervo Combine all ingredients in any order, under any conditions, at any place. Drink. Serve straight up, on the rocks, or as one hell of a shot

Cajeta Flan

Caramel 1 tablespoon water 1/2 cup granulated sugar Juice of 1/2 lemon Softened butter Lightly butter 6 (4 ounce) ramekins or custard cups. Stir together water, lemon juice and sugar in a heavy pot over medium-high heat. Using a pastry brush dipped in water, brush sides of the pot just above the sugar every 30 […]

Bacon 'n Eggs Crescent Sandwich

1 cup refrigerated crescent rolls 1 tablespoon onion — chopped 4 cheddar cheese slices 1/2 cup milk 1/2 pound bacon 2 eggs |Cook the bacon crisp; crumble. Heat oven to 375~. Separate dough into 4 rectangles. Place 2 rectangles in ungreased 8″ square pan; press over bottom and 1/2″ up sides to form crust, sealing […]

Purple Mask

1 oz Vodka 1/2 oz white Creme de Cacao 1 oz Grape juice Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and serve.

White Parrot

2 oz Coconut rum (Parrot Bay) 6 oz Heavy cream 1 tsp Sugar (optional) Ice cubes Mix all ingredients and shake well. The drink will taste just as good with fat free half & half if you prefer fewer calories. You may also substitute the sugar with one packet of Nutrasweet or leave it out […]

Cherry Chimichangas

2 (21 ounce) cans cherry pie filling Grated rind of 2 oranges 6 (12 inch) flour tortillas Slivered almonds Confectioners’ sugar Reserve one cup cherry pie filling for topping. Mix remaining pie filling with grated orange rind. Spoon onto centers of tortillas. Sprinkle a few almonds over pie filling. Fold in opposite sides of each […]

Apple Sausage Pancakes With Cider Syrup

1 egg 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup pancake mix 1/2 cup fresh apple — shredded 2/3 cup milk 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage — browned 2 tablespoons oil —–cider syrup—– 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup apple cider 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 2 tablespoons margarine or butter | […]

Caramel Apple Empanadas

1 (36-count) package frozen roll dough, defrosted     according to package directions 10 caramel candies, each cut into 4 pieces 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups peeled, chopped apples, peeled 2/3 cup caramel ice cream topping 2 teaspoons lemon juice Lightly grease 2 baking sheets. Combine caramel pieces and flour. Add apples, caramel topping and […]

Gentleman's Club

1 1/2 oz Gin 1 oz Brandy 1 oz Sweet Vermouth 1 oz Club soda In an old-fashioned glass almost filled with ice cubes, combine all of the ingredients. Stir well.