Monday, July 12, 2010

Baked Salmon

Recipe from Mom's Best Meals Taste of Home Magazine

1 salmon fillet (about 2 lbs)
1-1 1/2 teaspoons lemon pepper
1 teaspoon onion salt
1 small onion, sliced and seperated into rings
6 lemon slices
1/4 cup butter

Dill Sauce:
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup mayonaise
1 Tablespoon finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
3/4 teaspoon dill weed
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
Pepper to taste

1. Line a 15in x 10in x 1 in baking pain with heavy-duty aluminum foil; grease lightly. Place salmon, skin skid down on foil. Sprinkle with lemon-pepper and onion salt. Top with onion and lemon slices. Dot with butter. Fold foil around salmon; seal tightly.

2. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Open foil. Broil 4-6 in from the heat for 8-12 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

3. Combine the sauce ingredients until smooth.

Homemade Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Recipe from


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1-1/4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 36 squares)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant cheesecake or vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 quart heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in water until smooth. Stir in blueberries and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Stir in butter. Pat into an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk the ice cream ingredients. Fill ice cream freezer cylinder two-thirds full; freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Refrigerate remaining mixture until ready to freeze. Whisk before adding to ice cream freezer (mixture will have some lumps).
  • Crumble the graham cracker mixture. In a large container, layer the ice cream, graham cracker mixture and blueberry sauce three times; swirl. Freeze. Yield: 2 quarts.

Rhodes Parmesean Buttery Breadsticks

Recipe from

24 Rhodes Dinner Rolls, thawed but still cold
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (I like fresh best)
garlic salt

Thaw 24 Rhodes dinner rolls. It's best when they are still cold but completely thawed. Place cheese onto separate plate. Roll each roll into an approximately 6" breadstick. Melt 1 stick butter. Place melted butter on 11x17 baking sheet and coat entire surface with butter. Roll each breadstick in the butter. Next roll each buttered breadstick in parmesan cheese. Place breadstick on baking sheet in 2 rows of twelve each. Sprinkle with garlic salt, if desired. Cover with plastic wrap. Let rise until double in size. Remove wrap and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown.