Showing posts from February, 2015

※ 7Up Goes to A Party 1961 [SCAN] - Part 1

SPARKLING FRUIT APPETIZERS Each of these makes 6 servings:  HAWAIIAN 7-UP: Mix 1 7-ounce bottle 7-Up with 3 cups pineapple juice and garnish glasses with pineapple chunks and maraschino cherries. TROPIC TREAT: Mix 3 7-ounce bottles 7-Up with 1 undiluted 6-ounce can frozen orange juice and garnish glasses with slices of fresh orange. APPLE FIZZ: Mix 1 7-ounce bottle 7-Up with 3 cups apple juice and garnish glasses with apple slices dipped in lemon juice (to prevent discoloration). GRAPE COOLER : Mix 3 7-ounce bottles 7-Up with 1 undiluted 6-ounce can frozen grape juice and garnish glasses with small bunches of fresh grapes. EXOTIC SAUCE FOR FRUIT 1 cup orange juice  1/2 teaspoon allspice I/2 cup honey Va teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon  2 7-oz. bottles 7-Up Simmer all ingredients except 7-Up for five minutes and cool. Stir in chilled 7-Up. Makes about 3 1/2 cups sauce for serving over fresh fruits—sliced bananas, pineapple chunks, melon balls,

※ Butterscotch Mousse with Chocolate & Honeycomb

INGREDIENTS 1 large egg, lightly beaten. 1 cup of butterscotch chips or morsels. 1 cup of whipped cream. 3 tablespoons of butter. 3 tablespoons of water. 1 tablespoon of instant coffee granules 1 crunchie or violet crumble smashed into small pieces METHOD In a saucepan, combine the butterscotch, butter, coffee granules and water. Cook over a low heat until the butterscotch and butter melt. Slowly stir the hot mixture into egg. Cook for about one minute over a medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat allow to cool. Fold in the whipped cream. Cover and refrigerate. Garnish with smashed honeycomb just before serving or honeycomb goes soggy and disintegrates.

※ Home Made BigMac's (Take 2)

I gave them another go, this time I used sesame seed buns this version is a winner. So good, will make these again for sure.

※ Home Made Miniature BigMac's

Please excuse the iPhone photo, this was a quick throw together on a week night. We love making home made takeaway in our household.  Always wanted to attempt the Big Mac Burger  but slider size.  Ingredients needed. Serves 2 (and a toddler)  1/4 cup shredded iceberg lettuce. 8 bread and butter pickles  Finely diced onion (about 1/4 of a small onion or less) Small hamburger buns (purchased an 8 pack from Woolies for $4) 500gsm of really good quality ground beef.(I went with the leanest available at my local butcher) Secret Sauce -  you could have a go at making it , but I just bought 3 mini tubs from my local McDonald's for 50c each ( they now sell them in Australia for a limited time. ) Salt and pepper to season meat to taste before cooking. 4 slices aged cheddar cheese - cut in half (so is enough for 8 sliders) Split bun in haf and lay out on a cutting board Shred lettuce as fine as you can and distribute evenly between the 8 rolls (bot