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Mushroom RisottoCreated by: Cindy Ducich
1 T butter1 T olive oil1 large sweet onion (Walla Walla, Mayan, or Vidalia), chopped1 c. white wine (optional)3 1/2-4 c. hot vegetable broth8 oz. smoked gouda cheese, grated8 oz. sliced mushrooms1 portabella mushroom, sliced8 oz. sliced asparagus
In a heavy bottomed sauté pan, sauté onion in butter and olive oil over medium heat, until onion is soft.
Add Arborio rice and sauté 1-2 minutes until grains are coated and translucent.
Add wine and continue stirring on medium heat until wine is absorbed.
Add hot broth, 1 cup at a time, stirring continually after each addition until broth is absorbed, about 20-25 minutes. The risotto should be creamy; add more liquid if creamier texture is desired.
Remove from heat, stir in cheese, add fresh mushrooms and asparagus during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
Set aside for 2 minutes before serving. Garnish as desired.
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Salmon Teriyaki(Serves 4)
recipe from Canyon Ranch SpaCreated By: Diane Elder
1 1/2 lbs salmon
1/2 c. low sodium soy sauce
2 T rice or white vinegar
1 T chopped fresh garlic
1 T ginger
1 1/2 c. thawed apple juice concentrate Place salmon in glass baking dish.Make marinade: Combine all ingredients except salmon. Pour over salmon. Marinate 1 to 8 hours in refrigerator.Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake salmon in marinade for 8 to 10 minutes until fish flakes easily
Fresh Cherry Salsa recipe by Kathy Casey
2 c. sliced pitted Bing cherries (about 1 lb.)2 T seasoned rice wine vinegar1/4 c. chopped sweet onion1 T finely chopped cilantro1 1/2 tsp. fresh minced ginger
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
Best if served immediately or within 2 hours.
Good on chicken, fish or salmon. Makes 2 cups.
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Rhubarb Custard PieCreated by: Jan Crick
5 c. rhubarb4 eggs slightly beaten2 c. sugar4 T flour¾ tsp. nutmeg
Mix together and fold in 5 cups cut up rhubarb.Make or buy a 2-crust pie crust and put one in a 10-inch pie plate. Pour the rhubarb filling into the pie plate and top with a lattice crust. Bake 400°F for 45–55 minutes or until brown.
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Raspberry SorbetCreated by: Mickey Otteman
2 quarts raspberries4 c. water2 c. sugar1 T fresh lemon juice
Cook raspberries over medium heat until soft. Strain juice through 2 thickness of cheesecloth or fine sieve strainer, to remove seeds. Should be about 2 cups of thick juice. Chill.
Combine water and sugar. Stir over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved, then boil 5 minutes, covered to avoid crystallization. Chill.
Combine juice, syrup and lemon juice. Churn/freeze in electric ice cream maker.
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Strawberry Pretzel Jell-O® SaladSubmitted by: Jennifer Anderson
2 c. crushed pretzels3/4 c. butter, melted3 T white sugar 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened1 c. white sugar1 (8 oz.) container frozen whipped topping, thawed2 (3 oz.) packages strawberry flavored Jell-O®2 c. boiling water2 (10 oz.) packages frozen strawberries
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Stir together crushed pretzels, melted butter and 3 T sugar; mix well and press mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until set. Set aside to cool.
In a large mixing bowl cream together cream cheese and 1 c. sugar. Fold in whipped topping. Spread mixture onto cooled crust.
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in still-frozen strawberries and allow to set briefly. When mixture is about the consistency of egg whites, pour and spread over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate until set.
3 Cranberry & White Chocolate Chip Cookies
4 Breakfast Egg Casserole with a Mexi Twist
7 Goat Cheese, Orange & Honeyed Walnut Salad
7 Gorganzola & Toasted Walnut Spread
8 Lentil Soup
11 Mushroom Risotto
13 Salmon Teriyaki with Fresh Cherry Salsa
15 Rhubard Custard Pie
16 Raspberry Sorbet
19 Strawberry Pretzel Jell-O® Salad
20 Lasaco: Lasagna with a Mexi Twist
22 Garlic Dill Pickles
3 The Ram Restaurant & Brewery
4 Windward Pizza
5 Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse
6 Marlene’s Market & Deli
8 Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
9 Pac Island Grill
10 Burger Express
11 Indochina Asian Restaurant
12 Black Bear Diner
14 Jersey’s Sports Bar
15 Caffé D’Arte
16 Red Lobster
17 Lolli’s Broiler & Pub
18 Stacks Burgers
19 SubZero Ice Cream & Yogurt
20 Mika Japanese Buffet
21 Shari’s Restaurant
22 Gyros House
24 East India Grill
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Lasaco:Lasagna with a Mexi Twist
Created by: Carrie Rodriguez
2 boxes of lasagna noodles, cooked and drained3 cans of chili with no meat1 1/2 c. shredded Mexican cheese blend2 lbs of ground beef1 c. chopped scallions1 c. diced large onionsalt and pepper
Preheat oven to 375°F. Put ground beef into a pan over medium heat until browned. Drain. Throw in diced onion and some salt and pepper.
Open cans of chili and pour them into the pan with meat. Mix and bring to a light boil.
Ladle enough sauce to spread over the bottom of a glass pan. Place 4 to 5 noodles on top of the sauce, slightly overlapping.
Spread a layer of meat sauce over the noodles and sprinkle generously with cheese.
Repeat this build two more times. On the final level, put the rest of the sauce and top with the rest of the cheese.
Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the cheese is browned. Let stand for 10 minutes then sprinkle with chopped scallions. Serves 8.
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Garlic Dill PicklesCreated by: Marcie Shannon
To each quart jar, add in order:1 head fresh dill, placed on bottom1 peeled garlic clove, placed on bottom5 medium cucumbers, washed & pricked 3 times with fork – one on each end & once in the middle. Pack the cucumbers firmly into the jars but not too tightly. 1 peeled garlic clove, placed on top1 head dill, placed on top
Brine (enough for 3 or 4 quarts pickles):1 c. white vinegar3 c. water1/4 c. pickling salt
In a large saucepan, combine vinegar, water and salt. Bring to a simmer then pour brine to within ½ inch of top of jar, screw on lid. Wipe rims, apply lids and rings and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes. When 10 minutes are up, promptly remove the jars and allow them to cool. You will hear a popping noise as the lids begin to seal. When the jars are cool, check the seals by pushing on the top of the lid, there should be no give. Pickles are ready to eat in 2 weeks.Recipe yields three 1-quart jar of pickles.
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All of the listings on this page either placed or won in their categories in the 2014 Best Of Federal Way voting.
AZTECA32015 23rd Ave S ............................................... 253-839-6693
BASKIN ROBBINS1901 S SeaTac Mall ............................................ 253-946-33752138 SW 336th St .............................................. 253-661-6429
BILLY McHALE’S RESTAURANT1800 S 320th St ................................................ 253-839-4200
BLACK BEAR DINER32065 Pacific Hwy S ........................................... 253-945-8332
BURGER EXPRESS32805 Pacific Hwy S ........................................... 253-874-2701
EAST INDIA GRILL31845 S Gateway Blvd. S. .................................... 253-529-9292
FATBURGER1507 S 348th St ................................................ 253-835-0582
INDOCHINA ASIAN RESTAURANT31406 Pacific Hwy S ........................................... 253-529-4214
JIMMY MAC’S ROADHOUSE34902 Pacific Hwy S ........................................... 253-874-6000
MENCHIE’S FROZEN YOGURT1409 S 348th St ................................................ 253-835-2110
MIKA JAPANESE BUFFET1426 S 324th St #B 201 ..................................... 253-839-9988
POVERTY BAY COFFEE COMPANY 1108 S 322nd Pl. ............................................... 253-945-0012
R JAY’S SCOREBOARD1200 S 324TH St ................................................ 253-839-4791
RED LOBSTER2006 S 320th St ................................................ 253-941-6162
ROUND TABLE PIZZA34410 16th Ave S ............................................... 253-941-4000
TIME OUT ALE HOUSE34525 16th Ave S ............................................... 253-838-0086
East India Grill31845 Gateway Blvd. S. :: Federal Way
253.529.9292Menus, directions and more at www.eastindiagrillwa.com
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Cranberry and White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Created by: Candy Santucci
½ c. butter, softened1 egg1 tsp. vanilla extract1/3 c. packed brown sugar1/3 c. white sugar1 c., plus 2 T all-purpose flour½ c. rolled oats½ tsp. baking soda½ tsp. salt½ c. dried cranberries½ c. white chocolate chips
In food processor, or using a hand mixer, blend butter and sugars until creamy. Add egg and vanilla. Pulse in flour, oats, baking soda and salt until well blended. If using food processor, put dough in separate bowl and hand stir in dried cranberries and white chocolate chips.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a cookie sheet, use parchment or a silpat. Drop cookies by heaping teaspoon onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven, cool slightly on cookie sheet and finish cooling on wire racks. Makes about 18 cookies.
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Pre-heat oven to 375°F.In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, salt and pepper and beat together. Add the hash browns (sauté in oil), cheese, parmesan cheese, sweet red pepper, green bell pepper; sliced mushrooms, shredded spinach, onions, salsa and mix well. Pour into a greased 13-inch x 9-inch x 2-inch baking dish. Arrange spoonfuls of Mexican sour cream on top of casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350°F for 65–70 minutes or until set and golden brown and an internal temperature of 165°F is reached. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serve with salsa or picante sauce if desired.
Casserole with a
Mexi TwistCreated by: Patci Serrano
9 eggs3 c. milk1 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. pepper1 pkg. shredded hash brown potatoes2 T canola oil2 c. mild cheddar cheese1/3 c. grated parmesan cheese
1/2 c. diced sweet red pepper1/4 c. diced green bell pepper1 c. sliced mushrooms2 c. shredded spinach1/3 c. thinly sliced onions1 c. salsa or picante sauceMexican sour cream (as needed)
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Goat Cheese,Orange andHoneyed Walnut
SaladCreated by: Diane Elder
Dressing from Cooking Light
Salad1 bag mixed green lettuce1 orange cut into bite size pieces1/2 c. crumbled goat or blue cheese1/2 c. chopped walnuts
1 T honey
Combine honey and walnuts in bowl, spread on baking
sheet and bake at 350°F for 8 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes,
let cool an hour before using. Dressing
1/4 c. of balsamic vinegar3 T orange juice1 T honey
Combine in saucepan, bring to a boil over high heat (be careful not to burn) and cook to reduce for 5 minutes. Mix lettuce in salad bowl, toss lightly with dressing; top with oranges, walnuts and cheese.
Gorgonzola and Toasted Walnut Spread
Created by: Candy Santucci
6 oz. light cream cheese, soft tub or brick4 oz. crumbled gorgonzola or blue cheese½ c. Litehouse brand blue cheese salad dressing1-2 T half and half, if neededdash of pepper¾ c. toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped
Put walnuts in single layer on a cookie sheet and toast in 350°F oven for 5-7 minutes. Watch carefully so they don’t over brown. Cool and then chop.
In food processor, blend cream cheese and salad dressing. Add gorgonzola and pepper and pulse in. If seems a little too thick for spreading, add a little half and half. (I use the fat free one.) Pulse in chopped walnuts.
Serve with sliced apples or pears.
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Lentil SoupFrom East India Gril l
1/2 c. red lentils1/2 c. mung beans 4 tsp. chopped garlic3 T ghee or vegetable oil1-1/2 tsp. salt1/2 c. chopped onion2 T tumeric powder1/2 c. chopped tomatoes1 tsp. cumin seed6 c. water2 tsp. chopped cilantro
Wash lentils. Combine all ingredients except ghee, cumin and garlic. Cook lentil mix until tender. Cool and blend until smooth and return to pan. Meanwhile, in second pan, heat the ghee and add cumin seed. Sauté for 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook until brown. Combine and garnish with cilantro. Enjoy!
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