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Friday, December 15, 2006 Candy-Cane-Tini

1 ½ oz vodka
1 tsp peppermint schnapps
1 oz club soda
Mini candy cane, for garnish

Shake ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into glass. Place a candy cane in the glass. It will turn the drink pink and adds to the flavor.

Option: Create a candy cane "rimmer" with crushed candy canes.

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Prepared by Rae :: 10:45 AM :: 0 comments Search the recipe box


Saturday, December 02, 2006 Brie with Almonds

1 whole round Brie cheese (4 1/2 ounces)
2 tbsp butter or margarine
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1 tablespoon brandy, if desired
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
Assorted crackers, if desired

1. Set oven control to broil. Place cheese in ovenproof pie plate or pan. Broil cheese with top 3 to 4 inches from heat about 2 minutes 30 seconds or until soft and warm.

2. Melt butter; stir in almonds and brandy. Pour over cheese. Garnish with parsley. Serve with crackers.

Prepared by Rae :: 10:25 AM :: 0 comments Search the recipe box