First Lady’s Corner

First Lady Tina

We will feature a recipe as well as a spiritual nugget each month from the cookbook of the First Lady of New Life Community Church.

Sopapillas

Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening 3/4 cup warm water, plus more as needed Peanut oil, for frying Hon

Cilantro Lime Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice (extra long grain rice) 2 Tablespoons butter, divided 1 bay leaf 2 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro 1.5 Tablespoons of fresh lime juice (

Lime Chicken Tacos

Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons lime juice 1 Tablespoon chili powder 1 cup frozen corn 1 cup chunky salsa 12 flour tortillas warmed Sour cream, shredded cheddar and shredded (optional)   1. Place the

Crab Cakes

Ingredients: 3 tablespoon sweet red chili sauce 2 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 ½ tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce, divided 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon cold water 1 ½ teaspoon fish sauce, divide

Buttered Rum Pound Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 2 ½ cups sugar 6 large eggs, separated 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon extract ½ cup sugar   Beat b

Baked Cream Corn

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 cup diced yellow onions 1 clove garlic, minced 6 sprigs fresh thyme 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1 ounce cream cheese ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese divided ½

Chicken Enchilada Lasagne

Ingredients: 1 cup chopped onion 1 Tbsp. canola oil 1 garlic clove, minced 4 cups cubed cooked chicken 3 cans (10 oz. each) enchilada sauce 2 eggs/li> 1 carton (15 oz.) ricotta cheese 1/2 cup minced f

Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

Ingredients: 1 (5-pound) bag red potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 (16-ounce) container sour cream 8 ounces extra-sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 (1-ounce) package ran

Cream Cheese Coffee Cakes

Ingredients: 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2pkg. (1/4 oz. each) active dry yeast 1 tsp. salt 1 cup (8 oz.) sour cream 1/2 cup butter, cubed 1/2 cup water 2 eggs   FILLING 2 pkg. (8 o

Oven Honey BBQ Short Ribs

Ingredients: 1/4 cup sweet paprika 1 tablespoon onion powder Kosher salt and ground black pepper 2 teaspoons dry oregano 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspooncayenne pepper 6 pound

Chocolate Cake

Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup baking cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1

Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup shortening 1 3/4 cups sugar 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/4 teaspoonssalt 2 large eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla exact 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar 1 ounce red fo