Scattered Thoughts From A Maryland Cottage

Scattered Thoughts From A Maryland Cottage
The Yin and Yang of Thankfulness

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Not Lemons, Not Limes.... Recipes for YOU!

not pumpkins.....

mandarin oranges

Asian Noodle Toss
By: Clara Coulston
Prep Time: 5 Min
Cook Time: 15 Min
Ready In:  20 Min
Servings: 5
• 8 ounces uncooked thin spaghetti
• 1 (10 ounce) package julienned carrots
• 8 ounces sugar snap peas
• 2 cups cubed, cooked chicken (or shrimp_
• 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
• 1/2 cup stir-fry sauce

Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Stir in carrots and peas; cook 1 minute longer. Drain; place in a bowl. Add the chicken, oranges and stir-fry sauce; toss to coat.
 Avocado Mandarin Tossed Salad

Crunchy toasted pecans and slices of creamy avocado add to the variety of textures and tastes in this interesting mixture. The salad is a lovely complement to a pork roast! Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas
Prep Time: 10 Min
Ready In: 10 Min
Servings: 6


• 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
• 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
• 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
• 1/8 teaspoon pepper
• 4 cups torn salad greens
• 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
• 1/4 cup prepared Italian salad dressing

1. In a bowl, combine the oranges, onions, pecans and pepper; refrigerate for 30 minutes. Just before serving, place the greens place the greens in a salad bowl; top with orange mixture and avocado slices. Drizzle with dressing.
a glass of wine or chilled cider, good friends and listen to the acorns fall...jennifer

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