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Apr 072012
 

Homemade Mint Sauce

If you’re having lamb tomorrow, you might want to try making your own tasty sauce to serve with it!

 

1/2 cup snipped fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup light corn syrup
2 tbls lemon juice
1/2 cup water
1-1/2 teas cornstarch
2 drops of green food coloring (optional)

 

 

In a saucepan, combine the mint, corn syrup and lemon juice. Combine the water with the cornstarch and add to the mint mixture. Over medium heat, cook and stir until mixture thickens and starts to bubble. Strain and stir in the food coloring, if desired.

Apr 072012
 

Creamed Cabbage

Another great side dish to go with that cooked ham tomorrow. It’s easy and quick too!

 

1/4 cup butter
4 cups shredded cabbage
1/4 cup light cream
Salt and pepper to taste

 

 

In a microwave safe dish, melt the butter on high for 30-40 seconds, being careful not to brown. Add the cabbage and stir to coat. Cover and cook on high for 2 minutes and stir in the cream. Recover and cook on high for another 3 minutes, stirring after 1-1/2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and enjoy! This is also a good dish for after the holiday, just chop up some of the left-over ham to add to it!

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