Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:40 Categories : Pasta Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------- WALDINE VAN GEFFEN VGHC42A----- 4 c Uncooked assorted pasta -- Cook al dente 2 lb Ground round 2 tb Oil 1 1/2 pk Onion soup mix 28 oz Stewed … [Read More...]

KFC Macaroni & Cheese recipe

Here's a clone for another of KFC's famous side dishes. We'll use easy-to-melt Velveeta, with its very smooth texture, as the main ingredient for the cheese sauce. Then a bit of cheddar cheese is added to give the sauce a sharp cheddary zing like the original. It's a very simple recipe that will take only 15 minutes to prepare. That's great news if you're a lazy cook like me who wants to dig … [Read More...]

Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli recipe

It's amazing how many lousy clones for this delicious chili-like soup from Olive Garden are floating around on the Web. Some are shared on message boards, others are displayed on sites in a collection of "actual restaurant recipes" (yeah, right!). But they all leave out obvious ingredients you can see, like the carrots, ground beef, or two kinds of beans. Others don't get the pasta right -- … [Read More...]

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Dakota Smashed Pea & Barley Soup recipe

Got one of those cool hand blenders? You know, the kind of gadget that used to be pitched on those annoying yet compelling late-night infomercials? It comes in handy for this recipe, which requires the split peas to be smashed into a smooth consistency, just like the original. If you don't have a hand mixer, a standard blender works just fine. This soup is very tasty and very low in fat. And the … [Read More...]

Chevys Fresh Salsa recipe

Whip out the food processor and fire up the grill because you’ll need these essential tools to clone one of the best restaurant salsas in the business. The key to recreating the flavor of the real deal is to fire roast the tomatoes and the jalapenos, and to add a little mesquite-flavored liquid smoke. The restaurant chain uses a mesquite grill, so these steps are crucial to getting the same … [Read More...]

Applebee’s Low-Fat Blackened Chicken Salad recipe

Applebee's original Blackened Chicken Salad quickly became a favorite, encouraging this popular full-service chain to create a low-fat version of the delish dish. While most of the fat in the original comes from the tasty honey mustard dressing, this version creates a dressing that tastes just as good, yet has not a single gram of fat. Combine that with fresh lettuce, shredded carrot, a little … [Read More...]

Applebee’s Baked French Onion Soup recipe

Don't even try to find this one on the menu at Applebee's, because it isn't there; though it's the most popular soup served each day at this huge restaurant chain. This is the first of several big-time soup clones we'll unveil here in the next few weeks to help get you through the cold winter months. And they're all a cinch to make. Just be sure you have some oven-safe soup bowls for this one, … [Read More...]

Outback Steakhouse Honey Wheat Bushman Bread

Along with an entree at this popular steakhouse chain, comes a freshly baked loaf of this dark, sweet bread, served on it's own cutting board with soft whipped butter. One distinctive feature of the bread is its color. How does the bread get so dark? While you may notice the recipe includes instant coffee and cocoa, these ingredients will not give it it's deep dark chocolate brown color - not … [Read More...]

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Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream Cake recipe

Traditional white birthday cakes are pretty boring by themselves. Scoop a little ice cream onto the plate and I'll perk up a bit. But, hey baby, bring a Baskin-Robbins ice cream cake to the party and I'll be the first one in line with a plastic fork. This 4500-unit ice cream chain stacks several varieties of pre-made ice cream cakes in its freezer, but I've discovered the most popular version, … [Read More...]

Friendship Cake/Bread

The Friendship Cake Starter 2/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup milk 2/3 cup flour Mix in plastic or glass container with tight lid. Cover, store at room temperature for 17 days, stirring once a day. After that, leave undisturbed for 1 day. Stir again daily for 3 days. Add 1 cup each of sugar,milk,and flour, then stir the next 4 days. Add another cup of each sugar, milk and flour. Mix well. Give 1 … [Read More...]

Black Bottom Cupcakes

Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 egg 1/3 cup white sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup water 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions 1 Preheat oven to 350 … [Read More...]

Hershey PayDay Candy Bar recipe

In December of 1996, Hershey Foods snagged the U.S. operations of Leaf Brands for a pretty penny. This added several well known candies to Hershey's already impressive roster, including Good & Plenty, Jolly Rancher, Milk Duds, Whoppers, Heath, and this delicious peanut roll, which we can finally clone at home. The center is sort of a white fudge that we can make by combining a few ingredients on … [Read More...]

German Apple Dumplings

1 cup all-purpose flour pinch of salt 1/2 cup butter 1/3 cup sugar 2 eggs, separated 2 tablespoons sour cream 4 small apples 4 teaspoons jam (any flavor) 4 teaspoon flaked almonds Sift together flour and salt. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in sugar. Add egg yolks and sour cream. Knead into a smooth dough. Wrap in wax paper and chill for 45 minutes. Divide the … [Read More...]

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