Church Street recipes

- Posted on Jul 14, 2010 - 05:47 PM


2 Tbs. garlic butter in a nonstick sauté pan over medium heat

Large splash of wine

Add a small handful of chopped onions, tomatoes, parsley and oregano. After first ingredients are hot, add a handful of cooked pasta and toss lightly. Add more wine if meal starts to get dry.

When pasta is hot, add a small handful of black olives and feta cheese. When all ingredients are hot, serve on a big dinner plate with garlic bread. Garnish with oregano and parsley.


Good any time of the year

Prepare your favorite sugar or ginger cookie dough recipe. Spread dough onto 14-inch pizza pan and bake until golden brown. Cool cookie. Beat together 8 oz. cream cheese (room temperature), 1 tsp. vanilla and 1 c. sugar. Spread cream cheese mixture on cooled cookie.

Wash strawberries, blueberries, peel bananas; slice strawberries and bananas. Arrange in a pattern on cream cheese mixture, working from inside to outside. Alternate each fruit to achieve red white and blue theme.

In a small saucepan, mix together 1 c. orange juice (not from concentrate), ½ c. sugar and 2 Tbs. cornstarch. Whisk together on low medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.

Spread thin layer of orange juice mixture over fruit. Chill until ready to serve.


2 c. granulated sugar

5 eggs, separated

½ c. butter

½ c. Crisco

2 c. all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1 c. buttermilk

2 c. shredded coconut

1 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cream sugar, egg yolks, butter and shortening. Add flour, baking soda, buttermilk and vanilla. Mix well. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into batter. Grease and flour 3 8-inch cake pans and evenly divide batter into pans. Bake 30-35 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Frost with Buttery Cream Cheese Frosting with coconut between layers and to decorate the sides.


1 8-oz. pkg, cream cheese, room temperature

6 Tbs. soft butter

2 c. powdered sugar

1 tsp. vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients and beat well.