Maple Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
½ cup granulated maple sugar ½ tsp mustard powder
½ cup cider vinegar ½ tsp pepper
½ cup canola oil ½ tsp Mrs. Dash Table Blend
½ tsp paprika ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
¼ tsp garlic powder
Combine all ingredients in a bottle and shake well. Store in refrigerator.
1lb ckn breast, cooked, cooled & skinless Lettuce or greens of your choice
8 slices bacon 1/2 c tomatoes, cut in med pcs.
1 cup crumbled bleu cheese Salt & pepper to taste
4 eggs hard-boiled, cut up
Sauté bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel and crumble in small pieces. Cut chicken into 1/4-inch slices. Combine chicken, cheese, eggs, bacon, tomatoes and toss with greens. Add your favorite dressing. Serves 4
Red, White & Blue Potato Salad
3lbs red potatoes, unpeeled 1 cup salad dressing (or plain yogurt)
½ cup thinly sliced green onion 2 tbsp cream
¾ tsp garlic salt 4oz crumbled bleu cheese
¼ tsp pepper
Cook potatoes until tender. Drain, cut into ¾ inch pieces. Combine potatoes and onions and toss. Dressing: Make dressing of cream, salad dressing, garlic salt, pepper and bleu cheese. Add to potatoes and gently mix. Chill and cover for 2 hours or more.
Maple BBQ Chicken
2lbs chicken 1/3 cup soy sauce
½ cup dark maple syrup 2 tsp cinnamon
½ cup cider vinegar 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
Mix all ingredients except chicken together. Pour over chicken and bake at 375˚ for 45 minutes, basting several times.
Grilled Maple BBQ Pork Chops
3lbs pork chops 1/2 tsp onion powder
1 1/2 cups maple syrup 1/4 tsp pepper
2 tbsp chili sauce 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp cider vinegar 1/2 tsp dry mustard
Combine all ingredients except the pork chops to make your grilling sauce. Place pork chops on the grill. Grill until tender, brushing frequently with sauce, turning occasionally to glaze evenly.
Bleu Cheese Burgers
1lb lean ground beef 1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 cup plain bread crumbs 3oz bleu cheese
1/4 cup finely diced onions 1 tsp steak sauce
Mix together everything but bleu cheese. Divide meat into 8 even portions. Shape 4 patties, put bleu cheese in center and put "top" on patty and grill.
Blueberry Maple Pie
4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries ¼ cup quick-cooking tapioca
1 cup pure maple syrup 1 tbsp lemon juice
¼ cup unbleached flour Top and bottom unbaked pie shell
Preheat oven to 375˚. Whisk together berries, maple syrup, tapioca and lemon juice until well blended. Pour over unbaked pie shell; place top crust over berry mix; crimp to seal edges. Cut 4 slits in top and bake 1 hour, until juices bubble thickly and crust is golden brown. Cool and serve with vanilla ice cream.