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  • Cooking with Kyle: Kyle’s 1025 Meatloaf Recipe

    OKLAHOMA CITY – This recipe was provided to Kyle by a close friend. He enjoyed it so much it ended up on the Kyle’s 1025 menu, where it became a favorite among guests. Kyle loves it for sandwiches – both hot and cold. It will keep for a week in the refrigerator. The following recipe serves 8 generously, 12 if made in casserole dish. Kyle’s 1025 Meatloaf Recipe 2.5 lbs lean ground beef 1 sleeve saltine crackers, crushed 1 envelope onion […]

  • Cooking with Kyle: Avocado Grapefruit Salad with Honey Citrus Dressing

    Ruby Red Grapefruits are filling, packed with vitamin C, and are now in season . This recipe may become an entree with the addition of roasted or grilled chicken, salmon (warm or cold), or shrimp. It’s easy, healthy, and features many flavor components. Enjoy! Avocado Grapefruit Salad with Honey Citrus Dressing 2 Ruby Red Grapefruits, peeled and sectioned 2 Avocados, cored, peeled and diced 1/4 C chopped Red Onion Leaf Lettuce or Spring Mix (as bed – roughly 3-4 cups 4 […]

  • It’s all in the sauce: Perfect horseradish cream and Kyle’s secret ham glaze

    Holiday meals and special occasions often call for roast beef or ham. Here are sauces that perfectly compliment each. (And Kyle has added a tip that makes the Holiday Ham a breeze!) Perfect Horseradish Cream for Beef: 8oz (1 C) Sour Cream Scant 1 C (6-7oz) Mayonnaise 1 T fresh lemon juice 1 T Worcestershire 8oz Fresh Ground Prepared Horseradish (found in refrigerated section of grocery store; do not purchase a pre-prepared sauce from condiment aisle) Fold together ingredients and chill. Keeps […]

  • Cooking with Kyle: Dazzling Sugar Cookies

    Homemade gifts are always appreciated – especially when they involve loved ones or close friends. Rather than battling parking at the mall, why not spend some fun, quality time decorating much loved cookies? The recipes are easy and inexpensive, and the results are fantastic! Here are a few of Kyle’s favorite recipes – along with a trick for colored sugar. Basic Sugar Cookies: 2 C All Purpose Flour (plus a bit extra for rolling) 1/2 t baking powder 1/4 t salt […]

  • Cooking with Kyle: Great holiday gifts you can make with the kids

    These recipes are much-appreciated gifts, great fun for kids to help make, and friendly to a tight budget. They are also easy and quick. Enjoy! Spiced Oyster Crackers: (3 Variations) Ranch: 2 1oz packages Ranch Dressing Mix 1t Garlic Powder 1t Dill Weed 1/2 C Canola Oil 2 8-10oz packages Oyster Crackers Parmesan: 2 1oz packages Italian Dressing Mix 2 T Crumbled Parmesan 1 t Lemon Pepper 1/2 C Olive Oil 2 8-10oz packages Oyster Crackers Taco: 1 package (envelope) […]

  • Cooking with Kyle: Spinach and artichoke dip

    Click here for Kyle’s Spinach and Artichoke Dip recipe

  • Kyle’s variation on the Classic Waldorf Salad

    This recipe originated at the Waldorf Astoria in 1896. There are countless recipes for this holiday favorite; this is Kyle’s adaptation. The salad is full of color, texture and crunch. It is inexpensive and easy – enjoy! The following recipe serves 8, but may be doubled. Classic Waldorf Salad 3/4 C Mayonnaise 1 T lemon Juice 1 t Cider Vinegar 1 T sugar 3-4 Granny Smith apples, cored and chopped 1 C chopped celery 1/2 C Dried Cranberries 1/2 C […]

  • Cooking with Kyle: The World’s Best (and easiest) Cranberry Sauce Recipe

    The Holiday Season is quickly approaching! This recipe can be made well in advance, takes only minutes and will have your guests – including those who claim to “not like Cranberry Sauce,” – begging for more! Outstanding as the traditional compliment to Roasted Turkey, it also is amazing over Vanilla Ice Cream or Whipped Cream – especially when paired with some Apple Pie! Feel free to make 2 weeks in advance, but hide it or prepare to make more! The World’s […]

  • Cooking with Kyle: Homemade Granola

    This is a fantastic, kid-friendly recipe that saves money, makes the house smell wonderful and takes very little time. In addition, it allows for the customization of ingredients to different diets and tastes. Enjoy! Homemade Granola 3 Cups Rolled Oats (do not use instant: steel cut will yield a more “stuck together” product than regular) 3 T Brown Sugar, firmly packed 1 t ground Cinnamon 1/2 t ground Ginger 1/4 t Kosher Salt (optional) 1 t Vanilla Extract 1/3 cup […]

  • Cooking with Kyle: Scrumptious Apple Butter

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Fall is here, and Kyle’s signature Apple Butter will have your guests begging for the recipe. This recipe is outstanding as an addition to oatmeal, served as a sauce with pork, served with biscuits, muffins or toast, or simply devoured alone.  Kyle is sharing a sweet secret that he hopes you enjoy! 3 quarts (12 cups) Unsweetened Applesauce 2.5 cups White Sugar 4 t ground Cinnamon 1 t ground Nutmeg 1/2 t ground Clove 1/2 t ground Allspice Combine all […]

  • Cooking with Kyle: Pasta with Sausage and Pumpkin Sauce

    Fall is in the air, football season is in full swing, and America’s favorite gourd is paired with Italian sausage and penne pasta for a fantastic fall twist! The following recipe serves 6: 1 lb Penne Pasta, cooked and drained 1 lb Italian Sausage 3 cloves Garlic, minced 1 can (15.5oz) Pumpkin 16 oz Chicken Stock 5 oz Half and Half 1/4 t Ground Nutmeg 1/4 t Ground Cinnamon 1/2 t Ground Sage 1/2 t Kosher Salt 1/4 t Ground […]