Bahrain Ghoozi

First, create the Ghoozi spice mix. Combine all these ingredients together. INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander (if you don’t have some, extra cinnamon and allspice mix will do) 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4…

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

2 env Knox gelatin, soaked in 1/2 c cold water 1 c brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 5 egg yolks 1 c rich milk (sweet and condensed milk) 2 egg whites, beaten stiff 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp salt 3/4 tsp ginger 2 1/2 c pumpkin 1 c sugar Mix gelatin in water; stir well….

Shrimp Cocktail

1 quart tomato juice 1 12-ounce bottle shrimp cocktail sauce 2 cans 4 1/2 oz small shrimp, drained 2 cups finely diced celery 1/2 green pepper, finely diced 1 green onion, finely diced 1/4 cup sugar 2 Tbs lemon juice 1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce 1 Tbs Vinegar 1 1/2 tsp horseradish 1/4 tsp garlic salt…

Christmas Cheese Ball

3 8-ounce packages of cream cheese 1 4 1/2-ounce package bleu cheese 1 1 1/4-ounce wedge Roquefort cheese 1/4 cup finely grated cheddar cheese 3 Tbs. soft butter 1/4 tsp garlic powder (or 1 garlic clove, crushed) 1/4 tsp onion salt 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans Let cheese stand at…

Lion House Wassail

2 1/4 cups sugar 2 cups water 2 cinnamon sticks 8 allspice berries 1 piece ginger 4 cups orange juice 2 cups lemon juice 2 quarts apple cider or juice Combine sugar and water.  Boil 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and add cinnamon sticks, allspice berries, cloves, and ginger.  Cover and let stand in warm…

Five Minute Fudge

2 Pkgs. (8 squares each) Semi-Sweet Chocolate 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk 2 tsp. vanilla 1 1⁄2 cups chopped Walnuts Microwave chocolate and milk in a large bowl on high for 2 to 3 minutes or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring halfway through heating time. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Stir…

French Mint

4 squares (1 oz. each) unsweetened chocolate 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups powdered sugar 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 cup pecans, chopped 1 cup pecans, chopped (set aside) Melt chocolate over very low heat. Coo. Set aside. Using an electric mixer, beat butter. Beat in sugar until fluffy (15…

Pumpkin Cookies

1 c. shortening 3 c. sugar 2 eggs 2 c. canned pumpkin Cream together 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. cinnamon 2 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. vanilla 2 tsp. nutmeg 5 c. flour 2 tsp. soda Bake at 350 for 14-15 minutes. Do not over bake. ~Sylvia Sue Bevan