Pesto Cheese Torta

3 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup basil pesto Pita chips or crackers Combine cream cheese and butter in medium bowl. Add Parmesan and garlic; mix well. Lightly butter 9-inch pie dish. Spread 1/3 of cheese mixture in bottom … Read more

Sugared Cranberries

2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups water 2 cups fresh cranberries 1/2 cup superfine sugar Combine granulated sugar and water in small saucepan over low heat, stirring mixture till sugar dissolves. Bring to simmer; immediately remove from heat. (Do not boil as cranberries may pop when added.) Stir in cranberries. Pour mixture into bowl. Cover … Read more

Stuffed Blue Hubbard Squash

Ingredients: One blue hubbard squash, cut in half lengthwise, and seed/pulp removed Two 16 oz. packages pork breakfast sausage, thawed  Two Granny Smith apple, coarsely chopped One Vidalia onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 stick of butter Sea salt and pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fairenheit. Butter the entire surface of … Read more