Saturday, February 6, 2010

Valentine’s Day Recipes

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Victorian Gingerbread Valentines

Ingredients:
* 2 1/2 cups unsifted flour
* 2 teaspoons cinnamon
* 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
* 1/4 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 cup margarine
* 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
* 1/3 cup dark corn syrup
* 1 large egg
Directions:
In large bowl, sift together flour, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt.
Blend together margarine and brown sugar until smooth. Add corn syrup and egg; beat well. Add dry ingredients, about one-third at a time, mixing until smooth after each addition. Chill dough one hour.
Roll out half of dough on lightly floured surface to one-quarter-inch thickness. (Reserve other half for decorations or for a second batch of cookies.)
Using heart-shaped cookie cutter, press out cookie shapes or use knife to cut around a pattern. Place hearts on cookie sheet. Decorate as desired. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes until golden. Remove and place on wire racks to cool. Store in covered container.

Waldorf-Astoria Red Velvet Cake
Ingredients:
* 1/2 cup Shortening
* 1 1/2 cup Sugar
* 2 Eggs
* 2 ounces Red food coloring
* 2 tablespoons Cocoa -- heaping
* 2 1/4 cups Plain flour
* 1 teaspoon Salt
* 1 teaspoon Vanilla
* 1 teaspoon Baking soda
* 1 cup Buttermilk
* 1 tablespoon Vinegar

IFUMI (Masakan Khas Imlek)

Just 4

Bahan :
3 buah mi goreng (mi siap pakai khusus untuk ifumi)
minyak goreng untuk menumis

Bahan kuah :
2 siung bawang putih, dimemarkan
1/4 buah bawang bombay, dicincang halus
150 gram cumi, dipotong 1 cm
100 gram udang kupas, disisakan ekornya
100 gram daging sukiyaki, dibelah 3 bagian
200 gram wortel, potong kotak 1 cm
50 gram kapri
100 gram caisim, potong 3 cm
1 batang daun bawang, potong 1 cm
6 buah bakso ikan, potong-potong
1/2 sendok teh garam
1/4 sendok teh merica bubuk
1/2 sendok makan kecap penyedap
1/2 sendok makan saus tiram
500 ml kaldu
2 sendok makan tepung kanji dilarutkan dalam 100 ml air

Cara Membuat :
-Panaskan 2 sendok makan minyak goreng. Tumis bawang putih dan bawang bombay hingga layu.
-Tambahkan cumi, daging sukiyaki, dan udang. Aduk sampai berubah warna. Masukkan wortel dan aduk sampai setengah matang.
-Tambahkan kapri, caisim, daun bawang, dan bakso ikan. Aduk rata.
-Bumbui garam, merica, kecap penyedap, dan saus tiram. Aduk-aduk lalu tuangkan kaldu. Masak sampai kaldu mendidih lalu tuangkan larutan kanji. Aduk sampai mendidih kembali.

Catatan: Bila tak ada, gunakan mi instan, rebus lalu goreng sekaligus dalam keadaan menyatu.

untuk 5 porsi.


 Material:
3 pieces of fried noodles (mi special ready for ifumi)
cooking oil for sauteing

Material sauce:
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 / 4 fruit onions, finely chopped
150 grams of squid, cut 1 cm
100 grams of peeled shrimp, tail disisakan
Sukiyaki 100 grams of meat, cut in 3 parts
200 g carrots, cut into 1 cm
50 g peas
100 grams caisim, cut into 3 cm
1 leek, cut into 1 cm
6 pieces of fish meat balls, cut into pieces
1 / 2 teaspoon salt
1 / 4 teaspoon pepper
1 / 2 tablespoons soy sauce, seasonings
1 / 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
500 ml broth
2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 100 ml of water

How to Make:
-Heat 2 tablespoons of cooking oil. Saute garlic and onion until tender.
-Add the squid, beef sukiyaki, and shrimp. Stir until the color changes. Enter the carrots and stir until half cooked.
-Add the peas, caisim, scallions, and fish ball. Mix well.
-Season to taste salt, pepper, soy sauce, seasoning, and oyster sauce. Stir and then pour the broth. Cook until the broth boil and then pour a solution of starch. Stir until boiling again.

Note: If no, use instant noodles, boiled and then fried together in the unified state.
to 5 servings.


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