What You’ll Need…
- Variety of your favorite fruits. (I like to use fresh strawberries, cherries, red seedless grapes and blueberries. If you grow berries in your yard, this can be yet another tasty way to put them to use!)
What You’ll Make… 4th of July Fruit Kabobs!
Simply alternate fruit and marshmallows in fun patterns, and voila!
Fruit Kabobs are fun, festive, and taste absolutely delicious!
Both the kids & adults will be sure to love these tasty 4th of July treats!!
500 g (1 lb) macaroni
6 tbsp olive oil
50 g (2 oz) kefalotiri cheese, finely grated
(you can replace this cheese with any ordinary grated cheese)
For the meat sauce
500 g (1 lb) minced beef or lamb
4 tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and chopped
2 large onions, finely chopped
125 ml (4 fl oz) water
6 tbsp olive oil
1 bay leaf
For the Bechamel sauce
750 ml (24 fl oz) milk
100 g (3½ oz) kefalotiri cheese, finely grated
60 g (2 oz) butter
60 g (2 oz) plain flour
¼ tsp nutmeg
You can use Saint Moret instead of Philadelphia Cheese, and Roudor instead of Graham Crackers.
Ingredients for 4 persons:
macaroni pasta 160g
grated Cheddar cheese
grated Parmesan cheese
thyme, salt, pepper, 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
Preparation: 20 minutes – Cook: 10-15 minutes
Step 1: Cook the macaroni
Cook enough macaroni pasta for four people.
Once cooked drain in a colander and set aside.
Step 2: Make the sauce
Warm the milk on a medium heat with a sprig of thyme.
Melt the butter in a large pan and then add the flour. Take the pan off the heat and mix well.
Then gradually add the hot milk to the flour and butter mixture.
Put the pan back on a medium to low heat and add the Cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
Step 3: Bake
Add the pasta to the sauce and mix well before adding the contents to a baking dish.
Grate some Parmesan cheese over the top.
Bake under the grill for 10-15 minutes until golden brown.
Note: all of the ingredients are measured with a cup of yogurt
- 1 cup of lemon flavored yogurt (can also use vanilla)
- 4 cups of flour
- 2 cups of sugar
- 1 cup of vegetable oil
- 4 eggs
- 1 lemon
- ½ tablespoon of baking powder
- pinch of salt