Jun 302011
 
WELCOME TO OUR 17th “RECIPE SWAP MEET”!
“Oh no, what am I going to make tonight”?   Why not pick one of our Recipes!  Your grandmother’s secret recipe has a coming out party and it’s tonight!   

Come join our “RECIPE SWAP MEET” If you take one, share one!  All you have to do is sign our linky, grab our button, and show off your Recipe!  Below you will find your Chef-Hostesses XmasDolly (me), and Lori from  

The Shewbridges of Central Florida  (Lorie says Hi!).  Hi-ya! 
Lorie’s recipe is at her blog.

We all have recipes from our family archives that we’ve collected over the years, and maybe some we have swapped from friends, magazines, cookbooks, & neighbors!

PerfectoSo, remember if you take one, share one & sign our linky, grab our button, and we’ll rush over to your place and grab yours!  Oh, and don’t forget to follow and we’ll happily return the love!  Maybe show some love with a comment if you’re not too busy!   I can hardly wait to see your family’s old recipes and try them!  That’s it!  Short & Sweet!  Let’s start cookin’!  Looking forward to seeing you.  So mark your calenders!  We’ll be here every Thursday.   So, if you’re stumped on what to make tonight stop over by Dolly & Lorie’s RECIPE SWAP MEET!  Our button is in my right side bar!  ARE WE BUDS OR WHAT?  HERE’S MINE!  ENJOY!


Winnie the Pooh returning to theaters on July 15th

*FIRST OF ALL THIS IS NOT MY RECIPE.  I RECEIVED THIS IN A E-MAIL FROM KRAFT AND I JUST HAD TO SHARE IT WITH YOU FOR THE FOURTH!  Isn’t it the coolest thing you’ve ever seen?  lol  LOVE IT!

What You Need

4 cups fresh strawberries, divided
1-1/2 cups  boiling water
2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Gelatin, any red flavor
  Ice cubes
1 cup cold water
1 pkg.  (12 oz.) prepared pound cake, cut into 10 slices
1-1/3 cups blueberries, divided
1 tub  (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed

Make It

SLICE 1 cup strawberries; cut remaining strawberries in half. ADD boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add enough ice cubes to cold water to measure 2 cups. Add to gelatin; stir until ice is melted. Refrigerate 5 min. or until slightly thickened. Meanwhile, cover bottom of 13×9-inch dish with cake slices. Add sliced strawberries and 1 cup blueberries to thickened gelatin; stir gently. Spoon over cake. REFRIGERATE 4 hours or until firm. Cover with COOL WHIP. Arrange strawberry halves on COOL WHIP for stripes of flag and remaining blueberries for stars.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Variation
Prepare as directed with fat-free pound cake and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.
Substitute
Prepare using JELL-O Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin.
Wave Your Flag Cheesecake
Layer cake and fruited gelatin in dish as directed. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm. Beat 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) softened PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese and 1/4 cup sugar with whisk or mixer until well blended; gently stir in COOL WHIP. Spread over gelatin layer. Continue as directed.
So now all you have to do is sign our linky to lead us and/or our guests to you to swap a recipe.  Check them all out, and we’ll check yours.  If you don’t want to write it all down & know of one on line just post a link to it on your blog or leave it in a comment if you prefer!  Enjoy and Bona Petite!!!  Thanks for cooking/sharing along with us!

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