Patriotic Recipes, Hints & Videos
Unlike many countries where they have a "traditional cuisine", we like to incorporate foods from many cultures into our menus. Thus we serve hamburgers with flan and fajitas with apple pie. So whether you're planning dinner or a party, you'll find patriotic recipes for every occasion.
Red, White and Blue Patriotic Recipes
Once you taste this you will never go back to the 'old' way of making Cole slaw!
12 slices bacon
6 C. shredded cabbage
1 C. cole slaw dressing
1/2 C. blue cheese, crumbled
1 C. cherry tomatoes, halved
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Crumble and set aside. In a large bowl, combine the bacon, cabbage and dressing. Mix well. Sprinkle with sliced cherry tomatoes and blue cheese. Refrigerate and serve chilled.
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Presidential Patriotic Recipes
In 1992, Family Circle magazine invited wives of presidential candidates to take part in it’s first-ever cookie cook-off. That year, this recipe beat out then-First Lady Barbara Bush's oat-less chocolate chip cookies. Mrs. Clinton's recipe also won the bake-off in 1996 when it bested Elizabeth Dole's pecan-roll cookies.
Butter for greasing baking sheets
1 1/2 C. flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 C. solid vegetable shortening
1/2 C. granulated sugar
1/2 C. light brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 C. old-fashioned rolled oats
12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
Grease baking sheets. In a medium bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda. In a large bowl, beat together shortening, granulated and brown sugars, and vanilla until creamy. Add eggs, beating until fluffy. Gradually beat in flour mixture and rolled oats. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 8-10 minutes, or until golden. Cool cookies on baking sheets for 2 minutes.
Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool completely.
Yield: about 2 dozen
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