Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Rosemary Salmon

2 Salmon Fillets
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
1 Bunch of Rosemary
Sea Salt
Fresh Ground Pepper

Combine the Olive Oil and Lemon Juice, mix together so they "combine".
Remove the Rosemary Leaves from the branches.
Brush the Salmon with the Olive Oil Lemon Juice mixture.
Season to taste with Sea Salt and Pepper.
Spread Rosemary over the Salmon.
Grill or Broil until desired temperature.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Pretzel Encrusted Chicken Fingers

1 (12 ounce) bag whole grain pretzels
2 teaspoons dried thyme
4 large eggs
1 1/2 lbs chicken tenders
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Preheat oven to 250
Using a food processor, finely grind the pretzels.
Transfer to a shallow bowl and add the thyme.
In another shallow bowl, beat the eggs.
Coat the chicken strips with the pretzel crumbs, then the egg, then the pretzel crumbs again.
In large skillet, heat 1/2 cup olive oil over medium heat.
Cook the chicken in 2 batches, turning, until firm, about 3 minutes on each side.
Drain on paper towels; keep warm on a baking sheet in the oven.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Cheddar Ranch Dip

This is a favorite dip in our family! My mom has been making it for as long as I can remember!

1 (16 oz) container sour cream
1 (1 oz) package dry Ranch-style dressing mix
1 (3 oz) package bacon bits
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

In a medium bowl, thoroughly blend the sour cream and ranch-style dressing mix. Mix in the bacon bits and Cheddar cheese. Chill in the refrigerator 20 minutes or longer before serving.