Dirt cake iii

this is a joke, a bit of whimsy to lighten up your next party. the cake is really a quick mix dessert made with oreo cookies and soft squishy stuff. the trick is to capture everyone's attention with an...

Dust cutters

one of my father's favorites - from the beefsteak mining company. i use the frozen orange juice and lemonade in cans so i can reuse the cans for measuring everything else.

Polish summer barshch borscht

a delicious change from the usual cold summer soups. posted by request from the

Cranberry mashed sweet potatoes

yummy side dish for any season. i tend to eat sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes all year around. good side for the holidays too!

Cucuzza cake

my aunt mae used to grow cucuzza's in her back yard when i was a little girl. cucuzza is a long, green squash. she normally fried them up and served them with spaghetti every sunday. i recently found this...

Citrus coolers

perfect for hot summer days with lots of vitamin c. prep time is refrigeration time.recipe source: bon appetit

Clam pasta

serve up a classic italian pasta dish with this simple recipe for spaghetti with a tasty clam sauce.

Cran appledorf

a wonderful and easy side dish to serve with poultry. comes together in minutes and has a very attractive presentation.

Cheese tortellini with cherry tomatoes

this simple and delicious pasta dish is adapted from vegetarian times magazine. one thing i didn't change was the onion powder - i rarely cook with it, and i didn't substitute it here only because i was...

Cow pies

chocolate alert !!!

Chocolate drizzled pineapple strawberry pizza

recipe for a strawberry pizza made with strawberries, cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk,topped with sliced pineapple and drizzled in chocolate. i would take this delight over pepperoni pizza any...

Texas beef fajitas

daddy's fajitas. great for a spontaneous fiesta or even a quick weeknight meal. these fajitas can go from the fridge to the table in 20 minutes. or even packed in a cooler for camping!

Couscous basics

this is a easy basic recipe for couscous making it light and fluffy, not gummy. be sure to allow the couscous to absorb the water. it's a tiny pasta made of ground semolina flour. add spices, fruits,...

Chocolate cherry cake

i love this cake! my mom used to make it for me all the time. my two favorites; chocolate and cherries!

Cukes

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Dinosaur bbq mutha sauce

i usually make a 1/2 recipe of this great barbeque sauce. it's from the dinosaur bbq cookbook.

Chocolate sin

my dh and kids say this cake is

Cookies and cream smoothie

courtesy of ira freehof, the comfort diner

Grilled salmon with baby bok chop

recipe source: bon appetit (june, 2007)

Crunchy salad

this is a salad that is great for summer picnics since there is no mayo in it. any time i serve it to guest i am asked for the recipe. thanks to my sister in law lori, she was kind enough to pass the recipe...

Crispy eggplant

this recipe goes well with any main dish. be sure to use the seasoned crumbs such as pepperidge farm brand for stuffing.

Cream puff filling

made up this filling for the profiterole recipe i posted since the creme angelaise recipe i was given contained egg yolks (which i avoid like the plague). enough to fill 1/2 recipe of my profiteroles

Cucumber zucchini salad

typical salad from the ivory coast!for a pretty presentation scored cucumber and zucchini with a fork, not peeled. onions are nice placed in between the layers.

Pincho moruno

pincho moruno is a moorish inspired dish that has been improved (i think) by the spaniards. it can be used with lamb or pork. i suppose you could do chicken or beef also but have never tried it with...

Top secret reicpes version of kfc wings by todd wilbur

from www.topsecretrecipes.com the colonel decided that wings were going to be a good thing to serve and so he decided to create fried wings that are very tasty. the honey barbecue wings are tasty . after...

Danish cherries

a sweet scandinavian recipe adapted from moosewood cookbook. enjoy!

Chocolate mint ice cream

no chips in this chocolate ice cream. made for my son's birthday. his favorite ice cream is chocolate ice cream with mint flavor. he doesn't enjoy the green with chocolate chips.

Costa rican marinade

this marinade can be used with beef, chicken, or pork. posted for zwt 4 - south/central america and found on recipe goldmine's website.

Stuffed baguette

elegant on an appetizer plate. with soup or salad, dainty enough for a luncheon with the girls. an outstanding sandwich with a special touch.

Daufuskie freeze

i found this recipe in an old copy of family circle. we have been enjoying this drink at barbeques for years. try it and i'm sure it will become a favorite of yours as well.

Citrus margarita

a fresh tasting margarita! if i am using a premium tequila, i don't salt the rim since i think it takes away from the flavor of the tequila.

Citrus soda

refreshing lemon-lime soda. for the warmer weather of the southern us regions.

Ginger cole slaw with plums

i've been trying lots of different types of coleslaws this summer. so when i saw this recipe in a weight loss magazine i knew it was one i would want to try. plus, i just bought some rice vinegar and...

Summer chill

a real cool caper!

Creamsicle cubes

these would go good blended in a smoothie, or they are good for sucking on when you feel the need to have something sweet without all the calories.

Cowboy coffee rub for grilled steaks

from "the healthy beef cookbook," found in june, 2006, country home magazine. sounded too interesting to not post or try!

Crab burgers

this recipe by rob rainford is super easy - it is made with canned crab meat and uses products found in most pantries. please note that the refrigeration time is included in the cooking time.

Colorful sauteed vegetables

this has a very pretty presentation and is a good way to get in a bunch of veggies! you're welcome to use whatever greens you would like, including cabbage. this can be vegan if using only olive oil...

Door county style fish boil

although an authentic fish boil is served with melted butter, the simple dill sauce in this recipe is a little healthier. serve with coleslaw and dinner rolls. some fish boils also serve corn on the cob...

Cucumber apple slaw

from cooking light. cool.

Chocolate plunge

i was sifting through some of my mother's recipes. hope you like it! sounds delish!

Easy cheesy pizzas on the grill

from an old pillsbury cookbook. i suppose you could use your own pizza crust recipe as well. toppings can obviously vary according to taste.

Citrus vodka

here is a great recipe that can be used in martinis, orange juice, lemonade, or straight-up! choosing a bottle with a wider neck will help in the placing of the citrus peel inside. enjoy!

Downeaster

a lovely drink that makes me think "summer"

Oasis smoothie

i love smoothies for dinner in the summertime here in the desert. this is one that i put together that really tastes great! hope you like it!

Pineapple cloud pie

a co-worker brought this in for myself and my wife to try. i was apprehensive at first (i don't usually like pies) but was completely won over on my first bite! i came home from work and started searching...

Deer venison jerky

i am a hunter and i love jerky. i came up with this recipe from about 3 others that i like.

Creamy peach freeze

i think this recipe was from mr food on tv. it's a delicious treat that you will long for in the summer! for best results, chill for at least an hour before serving! (cook time = chill time)