Sunday, December 20, 2009
So who is ready for Christmas dinner? I am, I am. I was not able to eat for more than a week. My stomach is just now getting better with food and drinks. So I am excited about Christmas dinner.
Do you eat raisins? Do you cook with raisins? Growing up my parents always incorporated fruits and vegetables in all our dishes. I am not a great cook but I love to try new recipes. California Raisins has now put together a blog with videos and recipes for us. Check out this new blog love your raisins.
Quien esta listo para la gran cena de Navidad? Yo si, yo si. Despues de estar enferma del estomago por mas de una semana ahora si me estoy sintiendo mejor. Y estoy antisipando la cena de Navidad.
Comes pasas? Cocinas con pasas? Mis papas siempre cocinaban con fruitas y vegetales. Yo no soy una cocinera manifica pero me gusta tratar nuevas recetas. Las pasas de California hay hecho un blog con videos y recetas para nosotros. Chequa este nuevo blog quiere a tus pasas.
Here is the recipe of the month: (esta es la receta del mes)
Orange Blossom Raisin Tarts
from: Christine Dohlmar, FL
Honorable Mention - Desserts and Baked Goods
Wise Choices Recipe Contest « Go Back
A tasty, quick dessert with California Golden Raisins and tart shells from the freezer.
•2/3 cup California golden raisins, coarsely chopped
•2 tablespoons lightly salted dry roasted sunflower kernels
•1 teaspoon very finely grated orange peel
•1/16 teaspoon ground cinnamon
•3 tablespoons orange blossom honey
•1 package (2.1 ounces) fully baked mini-filo shells, 15 count
•1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
•Orange peel curls; for garnish
Prehet oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine raisins, sunflower kernels, orange peel and cinnamon; drizzle with honey and mix thoroughly. Divide and spoon 1 tablespoon of mixture into each of 15 prebaked filo shells. Bake at 350°F for 2 to 3 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds while still hot. Cool; garnish with orange peel curls and serve.
Yields: 15 mini tarts
Serves: Show Imperial Measures Show Metric Measures
Preparation: 10 min.
Cooking: 3 min.
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
Calories 190 (29% from fat); Total Fat 7g (sat 1g, mono 1g, poly 4g);
Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrates 33g; Fiber 2g; Iron 1mg; Sodium 60mg; Calcium 13mg;
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Thanks to California Raisins for sending me a wonderful baskets full of California Raisins and more goodies.
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Posted by Alba Garza at 7:23 PM