1. Cookie

    Carrots with Artichoke Hearts

    Cut 8 carrots into 3" strips. Cook in 1" boiling salted water until tender; drain. Place carrots and 4 canned whole artichoke hearts in 9" round foil pan. Spoon Topping (below) over vegetables. Place pan on rack in broiler pan. Broiling time 7 minutes. Broil 3 inches from heat at 550F/Broil...
  2. Cookie

    Easy Petits Fours

    Bake Betty Crocker white cake mix in jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1", as directed on package. Cool. Cut cake into small squares, rounds, diamonds, hearts or other shapes. Place cake pieces upside down, a few at a time, on wire rack over large bowl. Pour Petits Fours Icing (below) over top...
  3. Cookie

    Celery Victor 2

    Pour 1/4 cup low calorie Italian salad dressing over 2 cans (16 oz. each) celery hearts, drained, and 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges, in shallow glass dish. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours. To serve, arrange vegetables on Bibb lettuce. 6 servings (25 calories each)
  4. Cookie

    Lemon - Blue Cheese Ice

    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. 4 servings
  5. Cookie

    Palace Court Salad

    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.
  6. Cookie

    Grilled Steak Caesar Salad

    Makes 6 servings Prep time: 15 minutes + 1 hour sitting time Cook time: 10 minutes Does not freeze well. Rub: 1 head garlic, roasted (see tip below) 1/4 cup Bick's zesty onion relish 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped 2 boneless rib steaks (about 10oz each) salt and pepper to taste...
  7. N

    Wiltless Salad

    1 jar artichoke hearts (14 oz.) 1 can pitted black olives 1/2 lb. feta cheese 2 cans chic peas 3 green peppers (lg. pieces) 3 bermuda onions (rings) 2 stalks celery (bite size) 1 tsp. basil 1 tsp. oregano 1/2 cup vinegar 1/2 cup oil Mix together. Lasts 2-3 days.
  8. E

    Interesting Hearts Of Palm Salad

    Had this in a resto a few days ago. Hearts of palm, fresh pineapple and peach chunks, over bed of lettuce. THE best part was a dressing, as they termed it, which seemed to be vanilla ice cream and peanut butter blended. I guess they softened the ice cream, mixed in the peanut butter, then...
  9. E

    Hershey Peanut Butter Pie

    This is not for the faint of heart. Extremely rich and decadent. 2lb container of Greek Yogurt 1/2 large bar of Lindt 85% chocolate handful of crushed walnuts 1/2 - 3/4 cup of peanut butter, melted and made sweet, I used crunchy 1/2 cup Erythritol 1 packet of KNOX gelatin 1 to 1-1/2 cups of...
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    Plankhouse Restaurant Crispy Artichoke Hearts

    From the Plankhouse Restaurant, Sacramento, CA. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 8 minutes Serves 2 Note: The garlic lemon butter served with this dish can also accompany fish or other vegetable dishes. Ingredients: One 15-ounce can whole artichoke hearts 1½ cups flour seasoned with salt...
  11. E

    Hot Artichoke Heart Dip

    1 large round loaf sourdough bread 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 bunch green onions, chopped 8 cloves garlic, minced 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened (or reduced-fat or no-fat cream cheese) 2 cups sour cream (or reduced-fat or no-fat sour cream) 3/4 pound cheddar cheese, shredded (or...
  12. A

    Is it okay for my period to be acting like this?

    I am currently 17 years old. My boyfriend is 19. He is my first and we are sexually active, and use protection such as condoms. We never have sex four days before or after my period for safety. My period was supposed to happen five days ago. My parents get Food Stamps at the beginning of every...
  13. Maryjane

    Do You Think Government Regulation of Drugs is Protecting You?

    "Diabetes Drug Still Has Heart Risks, Doctors Warn"New York TimesJune 6, 2007" ...A supervisor in the drug safety office at the agency said in an interview yesterday that she was rebuked last year after calling for a stronger warning label on Avandia and a competing drug, Actos.The supervisor...
  14. B

    Can you tell me what this says about an overeater?

    The oral person's self-esteem, then, is dependent on getting food and supplies for warmth, comfort, and safety. This person has trouble trusting either his environment or his own resources. Such a person tends always to see people and objects in terms of their ability to provide him with...
  15. F

    What songs are related to coping with a miscarriage?

    I am approaching the 1 year anniversary of my miscarriage and I am having a hard time coping. Are there any good songs that are related to this that aren't all gospely?
  16. J

    What are my chances of having another miscarriage at 15 weeks and 5 days?

    I am 23 years old and had a miscarriage last year at 8 weeks. Although, since the beginning of that pregnancy things were looking strange (no baby seen in ultrasounds was the main thing) well now I'm going on 16 weeks on Saturday. Tomorrow I have my 3rd appointment, and so far everything has...
  17. S

    What are the chances of having miscarriage after 12 weeks?

    Im 13 weeks 2day and just want to know what are the chances of miscarriage happening since im past first trimester?Im young and healthy so are the chances slim?
  18. ladybug

    What are the chances of miscarriage at 8 weeks after seeing heart beat?

    I'm 8 weeks along. At 6 weeks 5 days I had a scan. The heart beat was 125 and they said it looks good. I'm just wondering because I had a miscarriage in Jan. (just 3 months ago, and just a month before I got pregnant with this one) so I'm just wondering what the chances are. I heard that the...
  19. T

    What are the chances of miscarriage after seeing heart flutter at 6 weeks 5 days?

    I had an ultrasound a couple of weeks ago and saw the "heart flicker" of my little bean. I am so paranoid though. Does he chance of miscarriage drop once you see the flicker or does it drop once you have established a heart rhythm?I have had cramping on and off. Nothing terrible or notable. Just...
  20. Katie Girl

    What is the risk of miscarriage in the 2nd trimester?

    I know that you have a 15% chance of miscarriage in the first trimester, but what about in the 2nd? You always hear that your risk is "significantly lower," but does anyone have a percentage or a number?