Recipe's for Party Food   


3 strips of bacon
1 medium onion, chopped
1 clove of garlic, chopped
1 rib of celery, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 (28 oz.) can of tomatoes
1 (6 oz.) can of tomato paste
3 chicken bouillon cubes
1/2 tsp. of thyme
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
Dash of red pepper
3 pork sausages, cooked and diced
1 cup cooked chicken, diced
1 cup cooked ham, diced
1 cup cooked shrimp (optional)
3 cups of cooked rice

Fry bacon in 2 quart pot. Save grease and set bacon aside for later. Fry onion, garlic, celery, and green pepper in grease until onion is glassy. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, bouillon cubes, 3 cups of water and spices. Bring to boil and simmer 1/2 hour. Add meats and rice.

Makes 8 servings.

Swedish meatballs

Take one five pound bag of frozen meatballs, one fifty ounce can of cream of mushroom soup, and three beef bouillon cubes. Put them all in a large crock pot and cook on low eight hours.

Jerk Chicken Wings

1 onion, chopped fine
1/2 cup scallions, chopped fine
2 tsp. thyme
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. allspice
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 hot pepper, chopped fine
1 tsp. black pepper
3 tbls. soy sauce
1 tbls. vegetable oil
1 tbls. white vinegar
3 pounds chicken wings

Put all ingredients except chicken in blender and blend well. Set about 1/2 cup aside and coat chicken well with remaining mixture. Marinade chicken for at least 4 hours in the fridge.

Over a low fire, grill chicken, basting with extra mixture and turning as needed. Chicken is done when juices run clear.

Makes 6 servings.

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