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Food and trinkets from the Perrin House

Category: Fast and Easy

Simple, quick recipes that require little time, ingredients, and dishwork!

Crabmeat Pie

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Crabmeat Pie


  • Author: MearaMay

Description

Eleanor E. Recipe of Nana’s 


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Ingredients

1st layer:

2, 8 oz. packages of cream cheese

2 tbsp mayo

2 tbsp worcestireshire

1/2 onion

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2nd layer:

1/2 bottle Bennett’s chili sauce

2 tsp. horseradish

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3rd layer:

Can of crabmeat (according to the recipe it is $1.88)

Squirt of lemon juice.


Instructions

Pour chile sauce on crab and top with parsely. 


Keywords: crab, crabmeat, bread, overnight, overnite, cheese, casserole, shrimp, shrimp casserole, overnite, pepperidge farms, white sauce,

Overnight crab – shrimp salad

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Overnight crab – shrimp salad


  • Author: MearaMay

Description

One of Bompy’s recipes


Scale

Ingredients

1/2 loaf of bread, crust removed and cubed

1 package imitation crabmeat cut into chunks

8 oz frozen shrimp, cooked and cut into halves

2 hard boiled eggs cut into chunks

1/2 chopped celery

1/4 c green onions

1 to 1/5 c mayo


Instructions

Mix all ingredients and leave overnight or 8 hrs in fridge. 

The ‘salad’ should be very moist. Can be served with romaine lettuce. Serves 10-12


Keywords: crab, shrimp, bread, overnite, overnight, crab salad, shrimp salad, bread salad, mayo

3 layer Crab Appetizer

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3 layer Crab Appetizer


  • Author: MearaMay

Description

Original recipe of Georgene Campbell


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Ingredients

Thaw and squeeze 2 packages – 6 oz of Alaskan King Crab and set aside

12 oz cream cheese

2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 tbsp lemon juice

2 tbsp butter

1/2 c finely chopped onion

4 dashes garlic salt


Instructions

Whip together and spread on a decorative dish. Spread 1 bottle of cocktail sauce on top of the cream cheese mix. Place chunks of crabmeat on top of cocktail sauce. Serve with wheat thins to scoop. 


Notes

Meara’s super-fast (like “Oh shit, company’s coming” fast) variation: 

Toss a brick of cream cheese on a plate and surround with crackers. Flake imitation crab meat and toss on top. Buy a jar of Allied Homemade Chili Sauce and pour that on top. Ready! 

 

Keywords: cream cheese, dip, crab dip, 3 layer dip, cocktail sauce, crackers,

Crab Meat Spread

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Crab Meat Spread


  • Author: MearaMay

Description

McHugh’s recipe


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Ingredients

1 can crab meat

1/2 c chopped celery

1/2 c chopped green pepper

1 tbsp chopped pimento

1 tsp minced onion

1 tbsp onion juice

1/4 c ketchup

1/2 c mayo


Crab Dip

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Crab Dip


  • Author: MearaMay

Description

From Aunt Sandy 


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Ingredients

1.5 c mayo

1.5 c chopped crab meat (real or imitation)

2 c shredded cheddar cheese

2 c chopped onions

Fresh paprika


Instructions

Mix together, bake 30 mins on 350. Serve with crackers. 

 


Cordon Blue • Cordonne Bleu

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Cordon Blue • Cordonne Bleu


  • Author: MearaMay

Description

Melty chicken goodness


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Ingredients

2 chicken breasts boned and pounded

2 slices cooked ham

2 slices swiss cheese

2 Tbls butter or margarine

1 can Campbells Cream of chicken or mushroom soup


Instructions

Top chicken with ham and cheese. Roll up and secure with toothpicks. Melt butter in skillet, brown chicken, then add soup that is pre-mixed with a can of water. 

Add cooked noodles, simmer for 20 min or until chicken is tender. 


Keywords: cordon bleu, cordonne blue, cordon blue, chicken cordon, chicken, ham, cheese

Honey

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Honey


  • Author: MearaMay

Description

Real honey, from my very own bees! 


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Ingredients

Raw, unfiltered honey from New River, AZ


Instructions

None! The bees and I did the work for you. I have it for sale until my harvest runs out. I currently have 3 hives. 


Notes

For more honey products, go to Roysbees.com. He is my mentor and has more supply, and would love your support! 

Spinach Mushrooms

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Spinach Mushrooms


  • Author: MearaMay - Connie McHugh
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Total Time: 1/2 hour

Description

Fancy spinach mushroom poppers. Very good! 


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Ingredients

1 pkg frozen spinach souffle – defrosted

2 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp dried onions

1/2 tsp salt

24 large mushrooms, stems removed


Instructions

Mix ingredients together and stuff into the caps and bake at 300 on a cookie sheet for 12 minutes. 


Notes

Recipe from my mom, Connie McHugh. 

  • Category: appetizers, mushrooms, stuffed mushrooms, poppers

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 24 bites

Keywords: appetizers, mushrooms, stuffed mushrooms, poppers, mushroom poppers, spinach mushrooms

Juju’s Crescent Cream Cheese Squares

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Juju’s Crescent Cream Cheese Squares


  • Author: MearaMay
  • Prep Time: 1/2 hour
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 23 minute
  • Yield: 15 bites 1x

Description

Yummy fresh cold appetizer to bring to potlucks, superbowl, etc. 

 


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Ingredients

Crescent roll pack

12 oz cream cheese

ALOT of fresh dill

2 tsp garlic salt

1/2 c mayo

Finely diced/chopped veggies: Broccoli, carrots, peppers, olives, green onion, etc.


Instructions

Prep a cookie sheet with foil or parchment paper and roll out the crescent dough to form a flat sheet. Spread it thin. Bake lightly – do not brown, for about 5-10 minutes. 

Mix the cream cheese, salt, mayo and dill. 

Spread over the lightly toasted bread and smash the veggies on top (the tinier you chop the veggies the better). Refrigerate 1/2 hour before serving. 


Notes

Juju brought this to the house one day and we went crazy for it! So she shared her idea. She forgot where she got it from. Especially good with the broccoli. 

  • Category: appetizers, superbowl, potluck, snacks, veggies

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 15 bites

Keywords: appetizers, superbowl, potluck, snacks, veggies, broccoli, carrots, green onions, peppers, cream cheese, mayo, lunch, cold appetizer,

Bruschetta

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Bruschetta


  • Author: MearaMay
  • Prep Time: 1/2 hour
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: Less than 1 hour

Description

Variations of bruschetta for your at-home Postino’s like experience. Serve with cheap wine. 


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Ingredients

Baguette rolls

Variation #1: Salmon

Nova salmon

Capers

Pesto

Olive oil or butter

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Variation #2: Sweetness

Thin sliced apples

Fig spread

Brie

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Variation #3: Proscuitto

Proscuitto or other thin salami

Brie

Fig spread

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Variation #4: Tomato

Fresh roma tomatoes

basil

balsamic vinegar

garlic

scallions

olive oil

salt & pepper or meara spice

Optional: Parmesan


Instructions

Variation 1# Salmon: 

Oil and lightly toast slices of baguette 

Spread pesto very thin on toast

Top with salmon and capers 

Variation #2 Sweetness

Oil and toast baguette slices

Spread fig, add brie and top with apples. 

Lightly toast to warm the brie. 

Variation #3 Proscuitto: 

Oil and toast baguette slices

Spread fig, add brie and top with proscuitto. 

Lightly toast to warm the brie. 

Variation #4 Tomato: 

Oil and toast the baguette slices.

Mix all diced ingredients in a bowl. Optional top with shredded parmesan.

Serve warm or cold. 


Notes

Copycat of some favorites from Postinos Wine bar in Arizona. We make it for lunch all the time! 

  • Category: Appetizers, snacks, bruschetta, tapas, italian, lunch idea
  • Method: Toast
  • Cuisine: tapas

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 20 slices

Keywords: Appetizers, snacks, bruschetta, tapas, italian, lunch idea, salmon bruschetta, proscuitto bruschetta, fig bruschetta, tomato bruschetta