Pina Colada Punch

by Chef Murph Pina Colada Punch  Ingredients: 1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple 2 (15 oz.) cans cream of coconut 1 (46 oz.) can pineapple juice, chilled 1 (32 oz.) bottle club soda, chilled 2 c. light rum (optional) Directions: In a pitcher, add pineapple juice, cream of coconut and crushed pineapple. Refrigerate until ready…

No-Fuss Rocky Road Brownies

by Chef Murph No-Fuss Rocky Road Brownies Ingredients:  1 family size box of brownie mix (try Betty Crocker Supremes) The ingredients listed on the box to make the brownies 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup mini marshmallows 3/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts Directions: Prepare the brownies according to package directions. When the brownies…

Mango Guacamole

by Chef Murph Mango Guacamole Ingredients 1/3 c. red onion, chopped 4 tbsp. lime juice 1 small jalapeno pepper (2 if you like it hot) 4 avocados, peeled and pitted 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 large mango – peeled, seeded, and chopped ½ tsp. sea salt ¼ tsp. black pepper Directions This is one…

Jalapeno Cornbread

by Chef Murph Jalapeno Cornbread  Ingredients 1 c. cornmeal 1 c. all-purpose flour 2 tbsp. sugar 4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 egg 1 c. buttermilk 1/3 c. sour cream 1/4 c. vegetable oil 1 small can diced jalapenos 1/2 c. frozen corn, thawed 4 tbsp. minced scallion   Directions Preheat oven to 425…

Baked Honey-Pecan Chicken

by Chef Murph Baked Honey-Pecan Chicken Ingredients 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 eggs 1 c. honey, divided 1 c. pecans, finely chopped 1 c. bread crumbs Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. You’ll need two small bowls for this recipe. Bowl #1 – Beat the eggs and ½ cup honey together. Bowl #2…

Hearty Three Bean Chili

by Chef Murph Hearty Three Bean Chili Ingredients: 2 large onions 4 garlic cloves 4 tomatoes 2 tsp. dried oregano leaves 3 tbsp. chili powder a2 (16 oz) can chili beans in sauce 2 (16 oz) can dark red kidney beans, drained 2 (16 oz) can garbanzo beans, drained 2 (14 oz) cans vegetable (or…

Ham and Pickle Pinwheel Appetizers

by Chef Murph Ham and Pickle Pinwheel Appetizers Ingredients: 1 package ham lunchmeat 1 jar dill pickles 1 (8oz) container whipped cream cheese Directions: Lay a piece of ham on a plate and spread the softened cream cheese in a thin layer over the ham. Next, place a pickle at one end of the meat…

Cran-Raspberry Vodka Spritzer

by Chef Murph Cran-Raspberry Vodka Spritzer Ingredients (makes 4) 1 cup raspberry vodka, chilled 4 cups cranberry juice, chilled 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 cup lime juice 8 cups club soda, chilled Directions: Start by making the lime syrup. To do this, simply add the sugar and water to a microwave safe bowl….

Cajun Lemonade Drink

by Chef Murph Cajun Lemonade Drink Ingredients (makes 1) 1 1/2 ounce vodka or light rum 1/2 ounce Pimm’s No. 1 1 ounce fresh lemon juice 1/2 ounce simple syrup 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 1 ounce 7-Up Directions: In a shaker with ice, combine all ingredients except the 7-up. Just before serving, add the 7-up…

Bohemian Cocktail

by Chef Murph Bohemian Cocktail Ingredients (makes 6): 9 oz. Martini & Rossi Rosso Vermouth 12 oz. Orange Juice 6 oz. Cranberry juice 2 oz. Grenadine Directions: To each glass… Add ½ glass of ice Pour in 1 ½ oz of Vermouth Next add 2 oz. orange juice & 1 oz. cranberry juice Finally add…