Strain 2/3 cup lemon juice and 1/3 cup orange juice; add 1/4 cup sugar, stirring until dissolved. Combine juice mixture and 1 bottle (4/5 quart) red wine in pitcher. Add ice and garnish with lemon or orange slices.
4 servings (about 1 cup each)
1 can Betty Crocker chocolate ready-to-serve pudding (2 cups)
1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
Mix pudding and marshmallows; spoon into serving dishes. Garnish with whipped cream and, if you wish, with pecan halves.
4 to 5 servings
1 large bunch mint (about 10 sprigs)
1 cup lemon juice (about 5 lemons)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 qt. ginger ale, chilled
Wash mint and remove leaves. Mix lemon juice, sugar, and water; pour over mint leaves. Let stand 30 minutes. Just before serving, stir in ginger ale. Serve over crushed...
1 can (6oz) frozen grape juice concentrate
1 can (6oz) frozen orange juice concentrate
1 can (6oz) frozen lemonade concentrate
4 cups water
1 qt. ginger ale, chilled
Mix all ingredients except ginger ale. Chill. Just before serving, slowly pour in ginger ale. Serve over crushed ice. If you...
Soften 1 pkg. (3oz) cream cheese; spread on 9 large slices of salami. Stack spread slices on top with a plain slice of salami. Cover and chill. To serve, cut stack into 12 wedges. If you wish, garnish with olives, pearl onions or cherry tomatoes on wooden picks.
1 can (11 1/2 oz) condensed bean with bacon soup
1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed tomato soup
1 can (10 1/2 oz) chili without beans
1 soup can water
1/8 to 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
Heat all ingredients to boiling, stirring occasionally. If you wish, garnish soup with corn chips.
5 servings (1 cup each)
Pour 1 can (6oz) frozen limeade concentrate, thawed, over fresh fruit (watermelon or cantaloupe balls, pineapple wedges, peach slices, banana slices) in bowl. Cover; chill 2 hours. To serve, spoon into chilled dessert dishes. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
Snip 2 large bunches seedless green grapes into clusters (2 cups). Chill. Cut 1 honeydew melon lengthwise into 8 wedges, not cutting through to bottom; scoop out seeds and fibers.
Place melon in center of platter; fill with grape clusters. Garnish with lemon wedges and grape leaves.
Into bowl, tear 1 small head Boston lettuce and 1 small head lettuce into bite-sized pieces (about 10 cups). Toss with about 1/2 cup low calorie salad dressing. Garnish with green pepper rings.
8 servings (30 calories each)
Prepare 9" baked pie shell as directed on 1 pkg of pie crust mix. Prepare 1 envelope (about 2 oz) dessert topping mix as directed; fold into 1 can of lemon ready to serve pudding (2 cups). Pour into baked pie shell. Chill 4 hours or until set. Garnish with whole raspberries.
2 pints orange sherbet
1 pint pistachio ice cream
1 pint chocolate ice cream
Soften 1 pint of the orange sherbet; spread into chilled 2-qt metal mold or bowl. Freeze until firm, at least 1 hour. Soften pistachio ice cream; spread over layer of orange sherbet in mold. Freeze until firm.
Heat oven to 450F. Prepare pastry for one-crust pie as directed on 1 package of pie crust mix except - divide dough into 8 equal parts; roll each part into round. Fit rounds over backs of muffin cups or small custard cups, making pleats so pastry will fit closely. Prick thoroughly with fork to...
Prepare cherry fluff frosting mix as directed on package except - use 1/2 cup cold water. Beat frosting until fluffy, about 3 minutes. On high speed, gradually beat in 1 1/2 cups chilled whipping cream until stiff. Fold in 1 cup shredded coconut and cherry bits.
Pour into 12 paper baking cups or...
Stir 1 pint lemon sherbet to soften. Mix in 2 to 3 tbsp. finely crumbled blue cheese. Pour into refrigerator tray; freeze until firm.
Just before serving, spoon onto Bibb lettuce; garnish with marinated artichoke hearts. A refreshing accompaniment for beef or baked fish.
For each serving, arrange a mound of shredded lettuce on plate. Top with a thick tomato slice, 1 large or 3 small cooked artichoke heart(s) and cooked crabmeat, shrimp or chicken. Garnish with hard-cooked eggs and serve with bottled Russian salad dressing.