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Latkes

Posted by DaMama on June 11, 2014 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Latkes 

2 eggs

 

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

 

1⁄4 teaspoon baking powder

 

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

 

1⁄4 teaspoon pepper

 

6 medium potatoes, peeled and shredded

 

1⁄2 cup shredded onion

 

1⁄4 cup vegetable oil

 

In large bowl, beat together eggs, baking powder, flour, salt and pepper. Mix in potatoes

 

and onion.

 

Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. In batches, drop heaping tablespoonfuls of

 

the potato mixture into the skillet. Press to flatten. Cook about 3 minutes per side until

 

brown and crisp. Drain on paper towels.


Macaroni & Cheese - Baked

Posted by DaMama on February 24, 2014 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Macaroni & Cheese

 

4 cups Macaroni, uncooked

¼ cup butter

½ cup minced onion

2 cups lowfat milk

½ cup cream

2 ounces parmesan cheese, grated

8 ounces processed cheese product (velveeta)

2 ounces cream cheese (smoked cream cheese optional)

¼ cup all-purpose flour

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup cheddar cheese, grated

10 “Flipside” crackers, crushed

Onion Salt to taste

2+ tablespoon butter or substitute

Cook macaroni according to directions on the box, drain and set aside.

Preheat oven to 350*F

In a 4-quart pot, melt butter and sauté onion until soft and creamy. Sift flour and black pepper into the onions stirring constantly. Slowly add milk (you can use dry milk powder mixed with water according to directions), stirring constantly to avoid lumps of flour. Add cream in the same way. Cook over medium heat for 8 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil; cook q minute, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; add cheeses, stirring until melted. Remove from heat; stir in macaroni. Pour mixture into a square casserole dish. Top with crushed crackers and sprinkle onion salt on top finishing with a drizzle of the butter over the topping. Bake 30 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.