Saturday, May 31, 2008

Recipe for Fried apple pies

This week I tried something new. I think it turned out pretty well so here is the recipe;
3lb. bag of granny smith apples
1 cup of sugar
1 stick of butter
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. nutmeg
juice of one lemon
Egg roll wrappers
Cooking oil
Dice the apples and place in pot with next 6 ingredients. Allow to cook down until apples are soft . If there seems to be to much liquid for pie filling add a little flour to thicken it up. Once thickened cool completely. In a pot heat oil until 350 degrees. Take egg roll wrappers and place 2 tbs. of apple mixture in center. Pull corners of wrapper to center of the filling. For last corner dampen the edge with water and place it over the other 3 corners. It will look like a little pocket. Place in oil for about 2-3 minutes turning once. Place on a plate lined with a paper towel and then toss in Cinnamon Sugar mixture(1 cup sugar to 1 tbs. cinnamon). Best served same day.Do not store in a container, they will get soggy.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

~~~~Meal times are special times~~~~

Weekly Menu for week of May 26th.
1. Curry chicken salad.
2. Pulled pork sandwich.
Dessert is mini apple pie's.
Remember tea or lemonade from Mom's lemon tree comes with every meal!

Friday, May 23, 2008

Sheila's Lunchbox

Thank you for visiting "The Lunchbox".

This is a place for my friends and customers to give me their feedback on the meals I prepare for them. I would love to know what your favorites are and if you have any special requests.Please enjoy this recipe for Chocolate almond biscotti.

Chocolate Almond Biscotti:

Pre heat oven to 350

1 pkg of Duncan hines fudge cake mix

1 cup of flour

1/2 cup of chopped almonds

2 eggs

1 tsp.of almond extract

1/2 cup(1 stick) melted butter

Mix all ingredients together and divide in half. This is a very sticky dough so have a towel on hand. Place parchment paper on two cookie sheets. Form dough into two logs 2 x 12. Bake one log at a time for 30-35 minutes. Let cool for 15- 20 minutes. Then with a serrated knife cut into biscotti. Bake cut biscotti for 15 minutes and then cool completely. Dip biscotti in white chocolate and sprinkle with chopped almonds.

Let cool and then store in an air tight container.