Easy and Quick Nachos
1 large bag Doritos nacho cheese chips
cheddar cheese, grated
1 small onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 tomato, chopped.
Mix tomato, green peppers and onion together in a bowl. Place one layer chips on a glass (8-10 inch) dinner plate. Sprinkle on a layer of the onion/green pepper/tomato mixture. Cover with a layer of cheese. Microwave on high for approximately 2 minutes or until cheese has melted. Serve immediately.
1 - 27.5 oz. jar of whole jalapenos
8 oz. pepper jack cheese
1 lb. bacon
Drain jalapenos, cut off the stem end and clean out all membrane and seeds. Cut 1/3" square strip of the pepper jack cheese the length of the jalapeno. Stuff cheese in jalapeno. Cut jalapeno in half. Cut a strip of bacon in half. Stretch and wrap the bacon around the jalapeno and secure with toothpick. Bake at 400 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until bacon is done. Serve with sour cream, mixed with fresh cilantro.
Rice Lake, Wis.
2 pkg. Kool-Aid (raspberry or cherry)
2 c. white sugar
2 quarts water
2 quarts ginger ale
2 - 46 oz. cans pineapple juice
1 to 2 lemons, sliced
Combine all the liquid ingredients. Slice the lemons and arrange in the bottom of a ring mold. Pour enough punch over the lemons to hold the lemons in place and freeze. When frozen solid, add more punch to fill the mold. This adds a bit of flavor as well as creating an appealing presentation. Serves 50.
Pretzels with Punch
1 - 30 oz. bag pretzels
1 - 12 oz. bottle of Orville Redenbacher's butter flavored oil for popcorn
1 pkg. Hidden Valley ranch dressing (dry)
½ to 1 tsp. garlic salt
½ to 1 tsp. onion powder
Mix all ingredients in a large Ziploc bag. You might need two bags. Toss and do this for a couple days to let the pretzels absorb oil mixture. Great at any party or get together.