Mustard Dill Dipping Sauce

Mustard Dill Dipping Sauce - Lady Behind The Curtain

My family loves this sauce and I love the versatility of it.  Great on chicken and fish. Serve this Mustard Dill Dipping Sauce with my Pretzel Crusted Chicken.  Spread it on cucumber tea sandwiches. Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make a Meal Plan with your favorite recipes and ZipList will automatically add the ingredients to a Shopping List. Print Mustard Dill Dipping Sauce Prep Time: 10 minutesTotal Time: 10 minutes Yield: Makes 3/4 Cup Ingredients1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill 1 teaspoon honeyInstructionsIn a … Continue reading

Potato Casserole

Lady Behind The Curtain - Potato Casserole

This Potato Casserole is a family favorite and I hope it will become your families too! There are many forms of this Potato Casserole.  I have customized it for my family.  Always a church social favorite and perfect for a large gathering.  This Potato Casserole can be made in advance.  Leave it raw until ready to bake for your event or bake ahead and re heat in the oven.  You can’t tell the difference. Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make a Meal Plan with your favorite recipes and ZipList will automatically … Continue reading

Myer Lemon ~ Lemonade

Lady Behind The Curtain - Myer Lemon-Lemonade

MYER LEMONS:  A type of lemon that does not have the exceptionally tart flavor of standard lemons. Meyer lemons are typically considered to be sweeter in both flavor an aroma, providing a taste mildly similar to a tangerine.  I’m not a fan of sour lemonade.  The Myer lemon helps with the tartness. Myer Lemon-Lemonade Recipe Ingredients 1 cup fresh Myer lemon juice 3/4 cup granulated sugar 4 cups water Directions Juice  and strain lemon juice.  Add to pitcher and set aside.  In a small saucepan add sugar and 1 cup of water.  On medium high heat cook until sugar has … Continue reading

Bacon & Avocado Deviled Eggs

Lady Behind The Curtain - Bacon & Avocado Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are always a hit at any party.  With the addtion of  a few ingredients like smoky bacon, creamy advocado and salty caper juice these deviled eggs are NOT like Mom used to make!  Serve these at your next Holiday party,  on New Year’s Eve or at a Ladies Luncheon. Bacon-Avocado Deviled Eggs Recipe Ingredients 12 eggs 5 slices thick sliced bacon, chopped 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 2 teaspoons caper juice or sweet or dill pickle juice 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 ripe but firm avocado, halved, pitted and peeled 2 teaspoons lemon juice black pepper … Continue reading

Confetti Bean Salad

Lady Behind The Curtain - Confetti Bean Salad

Better than the Deli version. This is a great low-cal salad at only 179 calories per serving you feel like you’re cheating but your NOT! Easy to make and very versatile. This salad would be perfect to serve at a nice luncheon, a backyard barbecue or a church potluck.

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Mini Pistachio Cupcakes

Lady Behind The Curtain - Mini Pistachio Cupcakes

These are so festive and fun!  A mini version of even the mini cupcake. Baked in ketchup cups makes these treats guilt FREE!  Just pop them in your mouth by pushing on the cupcake from the bottom. Mini Pistachio Cupcake Recipe Ingredients 1 white cake mix 1 instant pistachio pudding mix 1 cup lemon-lime soda 1 cup oil 3 eggs 1 cup chopped walnuts 70 ketchup cups 1 pistachio cream cheese frosting recipe (recipe below) Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Mix together the first five ingredients until smooth; stir in walnuts. Fill ketchup cups 3/4 full and place either … Continue reading

Crescent Caramel Swirl

Lady Behind The Curtain - Crescent Caramel Swirl

Treat your family to this gooey Crescent Caramel Swirl.  It’s made with store bought crescent rolls! I love looking through all the old recipes in my Pillsbury Best of the Bake Off Cook Book from 1996 with winning recipes all the way back into the 60′s.  This recipe is from Lois Ann Grove of San Antonio, Texas  she was the GRAND PRIZE winner in 1976!  This Crescent Caramel Swirl recipe is simple with only FIVE INGREDIENTS!!!  Crescent roll dough, filled with caramel…how can you go wrong with that combo! FOR DETAILED PICTURES WATCH THE SLIDE SHOW BELOW Create your own … Continue reading

Hummingbird Cupcakes

Lady Behind The Curtain - Hummingbird Cupcakes

Filled with bananas and pineapple they remind me more of a banana bread then a cake!  Serve for a birthday, ladies tea, luncheon, brunch or make for a bake sale!  This cupcake freezes beautifully and makes enough for a crowd! Hummingbird Cupcake Recipe (makes 43 cupcakes) Ingredients 1-1/2 cups butter, softened 2 cups sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 6 large eggs 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup whole buttermilk 2 cups mashed bananas 2 cups finely chopped pecans 1 (8-1/2 ounce) can crushed pineapple, well drained pecan cream cheese frosting (recipe below) Directions … Continue reading