Help I need a recipe!

United States
December 15, 2006 11:33am CST
Hey all! I need some help! Does anyone have a good recipe for a dessert or appetizer? I have a Christmas party tonight and I am clueless when it comes to cooking! Thanks a bunch!!!!
3 responses
@greengal (4286)
• United States
15 Dec 06
Food Network - Food Network recipes
Why don't u chk they have an amazing collection of recipes, and if you don't mind trying new stuff this is the place for you. I have tried a couple of them and they have turned out good. If I do come across a particular recipe will tell ya. Good luck with the party.
• United States
15 Dec 06
thank you so much for the help! I never even thought of going to the foodnetwork website! I'll take a look around and see what I find!
@neenasatine (2842)
• Philippines
28 Apr 07
Ube-Macapuno Cake - Ube-Macapuno Cake

"This is a great Filipino purple yam cake."
Ube-Macapuno Cake SUBMITTED BY: Jackie"This is a great Filipino purple yam cake." INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups cake flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup ube (purple yam), cooked and finely grated 3/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup corn syrup 7 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1/2 cup vegetable oil 7 egg whites 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 cup white sugar 6 drops red food color 6 drops blue food coloring 1 (12 ounce) jar macapuno (coconut preserves) 1 cup evaporated milk, chilled 3/4 cup white sugar 1 cup butter, softened 1 drop violet food coloring DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line bottoms of 3 - 9 inch pans with parchment paper, but do not grease. Mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. Place grated ube in a large bowl. Mix together 3/4 cup milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla; gradually blend into ube until smooth. Blend in corn syrup, egg yolks, and oil. Beat in flour mixture until smooth; set aside. In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add sugar, then red and blue food coloring, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/3 of the whites into the batter, then quickly fold in remaining whites until no streaks remain. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the center of cake bounces back when lightly tapped. Invert pans on a wire rack and let cool upside down. When cool, run a knife around the edges to loosen cake from pans. Fill between layers with coconut preserves, then frost top and sides with butter icing. To make Butter Icing: Combine evaporated milk and 3/4 cup sugar. set aside. Cream butter until light and fluffy; gradually add sugar mixture, and continue beating to desired spreading consistency. Add food color, one drop at a time until desired tint is achieved. Philippine Butter Cookies SUBMITTED BY: John Pacheco "These are also called Puto Seco. This is a tasty, butter cookie that is complimented with a cup of tea. The cornstarch in the recipe makes them light and crunchy." INGREDIENTS 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 3 eggs 3 2/3 cups cornstarch 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking powder DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Stir in the cornstarch, cream of tartar and baking powder until well blended. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place them 1 inch apart onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until light brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
• United States
21 Dec 06
Here is one that I usually make for our bowling Christmas party. I hope your friends like them as well. Enjoy!! Sausage Balls Cook Time: 25 Minutes Ready In: 55 Minutes Yields: 12 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 pound bulk pork sausage 3 cups buttermilk biscuit mix 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten DIRECTIONS: 1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Shape into 1-in. balls and place on a rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Or freeze and bake frozen at 425 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.