Sunday, August 29, 2010

Crochet Lunch Sac

Finally got out the crochet hook and this beautiful yarn color called berries. Yum!
I instantly wanted to make a Lunch Sac and in two days here is my creation.

Kit Kat Bars

Kit Kat Bars

Homemade Kit Kat Bars

75 club crackers
1 cup butter
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup whole milk
1/3 cup white sugar
2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup butterscotch chips

Line an ungreased 13x9 inch baking pan with 1 layer of crackers, cutting to fit; set aside.

In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add cracker crumbs, brown sugar, milk, and sugar. Bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and pour half of the butter mixture evenly over crackers. Place another single layer of crackers evenly over butter mixture. Pour remaining butter mixture evenly over crackers. Top evenly with remaining crackers.

In a small saucepan, combine peanut butter, chocolate and butterscotch chips. Melt over medium low heat, stirring constantly. Spread evenly over crackers. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Cut into bars and store into refrigerator.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Candied Pear

Candied Pear

Peel 6 pears
1 small pkg strawberry
add a few red hot candies to your liking

Pour 2 cups water into a sauce pan and add the jello
mix well. Add red hot candies
place pears in mixture. Boil til pears are tender.
Make sure pears are well covered.

Take pears out gently place in custard cups and pour
a little jello mixture over them. Set them up straight
and chill. Pour the rest of jello mixture in other cups
to chill as well.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Macaroni Salad (made into a crab)

Macaroni Salad
3 cups cooked macaroni
4 tbsp mayonnaise
4 tbsp sweet relish
4 tbsp diced red bell pepper
2 green onion chopped
dash salt
dash hot sauce (like Tapatio, not Tobasco)
few cracks black pepper

Boil macaroni according to package directions and rinse with water to cool. Combine macaroni in a bowl with chopped red bell pepper, onion, sweet relish and mayonnaise. Stir together and add a few cracks of black pepper, a sprinkling of salt and a dash or two of hot sauce.

2 green olives for eyes
2 lime wedges for front claws
4 baby carrots for back legs
and a cheese cracker to fill up the plate.