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Betty’s Citrus-Grape Juice Sparkler Drink Recipe

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a non-alcoholic beverage for New year’s Eve. It is a bubbling Citrus-Grape Juice Sparkler. It is gorgeous and flavorful, and you can serve it to your children, as well! Ingredients: 1/3 cup lemon juice, chilled (This can be fresh lemon juice or reconstituted lemon juice.) 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup orange juice, chilled 25.4-oz. bottle sparkling red grape juice, chilled crushed ice Combine 1/3 cup lemon juice, 1/3 cup sugar, and 1/3 cup orange juice in a large pitcher, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Slowly add a 25.4-oz. bottle of sparkling red grape juice. Stir to blend. Serve over crushed ice. Wonderful!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR from my family to yours! –Betty 🙂

Betty’s New Year’s Eve Sparkling Drink Recipe

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a New Year’s Eve Sparkling Drink. It is a beautiful drink, and tastes wonderful. With pineapple sherbet, fresh strawberries, and your choice of champagne or sparkling white grape juice, it’s sure to please just about everyone! Cheers, and Happy New Year! Ingredients: 1 1/2 quarts pineapple sherbet 2 cups fresh strawberries, cut into eighths champagne or sparkling white grape juice, about 3/4 cup per serving (You can get this in 25.4-oz. bottles at your grocery store.) Clear stemmed glasses for serving Spoon about 2 1/2 to 3 scoops of pineapple sherbet into each stemmed glass. Top each serving with about 1/4 cup strawberries. Pour champagne over each serving. Serve immediately. YUM!
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Betty’s Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Wieners Recipe

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Wieners. These are great for parties, and for all of you planning a Super Bowl Party, these would be perfect! You can make them in a slow cooker, and just leave it plugged in, so that they are hot whenever you need them—at home, or if you take them for pot luck. The cocktail wieners are cooked in a wonderful sauce of red currant jelly and dipping mustard, and the taste is superb! Ingredients: 1 pound cocktail wieners (I used Hillshire Farms Lit’l Smokies, but they do not have to be smoked; also, they can be just regular hot dogs, cut into ¾-inch lengths.) 10 oz. red currant jelly (I strongly recommend red currant jelly, but, if you cant find it, you may use raspberry preserves, grape jelly, or other jelly of your liking.) 6 oz. prepared mustard (I used Herlocher’s dipping mustard, because that is my favorite mustard, but, if you cant find it, you may use any prepared mustard that you like.) toothpicks for serving assorted crackers Combine 10 oz. red currant jelly with 6 oz. prepared mustard in a slow cooker. (You may use a double boiler, or even a regular pot on the stove, but you will need to watch those carefully.) Add 1 pound of cocktail wieners, and stir to coat completely. Turn the slow cooker to HIGH, and cook the cocktail wieners for about 4 hours, stirring occasionally, to let the wieners absorb the flavor of the sauce. You may turn the slow cooker to low, to keep the wieners hot until you are

Betty’s Party Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

In this video, Betty makes her wonderful Party Cocktail Meatballs. These are little meatballs that are covered with a tangy sauce, and placed in a slow cooker until ready to serve with crackers. They’re great for game day! Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef 2 1/2 tablespoons fine, dry bread crumbs 1 egg, well beaten 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup onion, finely chopped 1 cup green pepper, finely chopped 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 10 3/4 oz. can tomato soup 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon prepared mustard 1 tablespoon white vinegar In a large bowl, mix 1 pound ground beef, 2 1/2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs, 1 well-beaten egg, and 1 teaspoon salt. Shape into approximately 48 small meatballs. Place on a broiler pan (or a shallow baking pan), and broil at 400 degrees until well-browned, turning once. Remove from the oven, and drain off any excess fat. In a medium skillet, cook 1 cup chopped green onion and 1 cup chopped green pepper in 2 tablespoons melted butter, until tender. Stir in a 10 3/4 oz. can of tomato soup, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, 1 tablespoon prepared mustard, and 1 tablespoon white vinegar. Place cooked meatballs in a slow cooker and pour sauce over them. Stir to coat the meatballs with the sauce mixture. Cook on High for about 2 hours, in order to blend the flavors. (If you prefer, you may bake the meatballs in sauce in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes, or cook them in a saucepan on the stove over low heat
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Betty’s Creamy Grasshopper Drink

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a Creamy Grasshopper Drink. The Grasshopper pie that I uploaded yesterday is based on this cocktail. I have added vanilla ice cream to crème de menthe and crème de cacao and topped it with sweetened whipped cream, chocolate curls, and green maraschino cherries to make a gorgeous St. Patrick’s Day drink! Ingredients (for 2 generous drinks): 1 shot (1 ½ ounces) crème de menthe (You may substitute 1 tablespoon mint flavoring for a non-alcoholic version.) 1 shot (1 ½ ounces) crème de cacao (or cocoa) (You may substitute 1 tablespoon clear or white chocolate flavoring for a non-alcoholic version.) 4 large scoops vanilla ice cream 3 drops green food coloring sweetened whipped cream chocolate curls (I have a Quick Tip in bettyskitchen on making chocolate curls.) green maraschino cherries In the bowl of an electric blended, place 4 large scoops of vanilla ice cream. Add one shot of crème de menthe and one shot of crème de cacao. Set blended to “liquefy” and blend until blended and creamy. Add 3 drops green food coloring, for an intensified green coloring. Pour the Creamy Grasshopper Drink into tall dessert glasses or champagne flutes. Place a dollop of sweetened whipped cream on top of each drink. Sprinkle whipped cream with chocolate curls and top with a single green maraschino cherry. Enjoy! Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all of you! ღღღღღ
Video Rating: 4 / 5