An accidental masterpiece made from leftovers that is now an all-around favorite. Black beans, canned or frozen corn, avocado, and cottage cheese are just a few ingredients that, while not the prettiest bowl of food in the world, certainly make for one of the tastiest snacks around. Great to keep in the refrigerator for a delicious anytime snack.
If you are a bean aficionado, you'll love this salad. There are lima, kidney, green and pinto beans, along with some crunchy celery, red pimento, and chopped pepper. A sweet vinaigrette is stirred in, and then all is chilled for a few hours to let the flavors mingle. Serves ten.
Sugar, flour, vinegar, eggs, and water are cooked until thick, and then butter and lemon extract are stirred in. This velvety filling is poured into a baked crust and chilled before serving. Top with whipped cream if desired.
The Greeks know how to make heavenly chicken. The fresh lemon juice in the marinade makes the chicken moist, and the fresh herbs - rosemary, thyme, and oregano - make it flavorful. The garlic adds a bit of bite.