Some great New Years Eve recipes

Mexican dip, Clam salad to ring in Jan. 1

These recipes are nice for Christmas or New Years Eve parties or just for family.

Mexican Dip

8 oz. creamed cheese

3 tbsp. Sour cream

3 tbsp. Mayo

1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 jar seafood sauce

Mozza cheese

Diced tomatoes

Diced green pepper

sliced ripe olives

Green onions

Mix first four ingredients. Spread in shallow dish. Spread seafood sauce on top of last. Top with shredded mozza, diced tomatoes, gr .pepper, green onions and olives. Chill until ready to serve.

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

1/2 c. Ketchup

1/2 c. Sugar

1 tsp. Soy Sauce

1 Tsp. Worcestershire Sauce

2 Cans Whole Water Chestnuts

1 lb. Bacon

Toothpicks

Combine first four ingredients to make sauce. Partially cook bacon. Cut bacon slices in half. Wrap water chestnuts with bacon and secure with a toothpick. Place in a 9 x 13” pan. Pour sauce over and bake at 350 F. for 1 1/2 hour. Turn about half way through.

Clam Salad

1 Slice of Onion

1 Clove minced Garlic

1 Can of Baby Clams (drained)

Mix together with Mayo and lemon juice.

Serve with crackers etc.

Variation: Shrimp could also be used.

Honey-Spice Drumsticks

3/4 c. ketchup

1/2 c. Honey

1 tsp. Finely grated orange zest

1/4 c. Orange juice

2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

2 cloves minced garlic

2 tsp. Ground cumin

2 tsp. Pepper drumsticks

Combine all ingredients and marinate drumsticks for 30 mins. Or more. Remove drumsticks from marinade

And grill for about 15 mins., turning occasionally.

Brush with marinade and grill for another 5 mins. or until done.

I usually cook mine in the oven with the marinade and bast them every once in a while.

Optional: 2 tbsp. fresh rosemary may also be added to the marinade.

Dora Miner is a local cook and baker who writes a regular column for the The Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer.

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