Jr. Cook of the Week
by Emanuel County Live | July 23, 2007 12:00 am
from the Kitchen of… Kelsey Marie Williams
Kelcey is the 3 year old daughter of Shon and Jennifer Williams of Twin City.
She enjoys spending time with her grandparents. She has two cats named Garfield
and Milkshake and a dog named Roscoe. Kelcey loves to go to her aunts house,
Bamby Williamson and play with her cousin, Anna Rae Williams. She also loves to
help her grandmother, Mary Ann Rountree in the kitchen. Here are a few recipes
she would like to share.
From the Kitchen of Kelsey Williams. Double Kisses Chocolate
Cupcakes About 60 HERSHEY’S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened 1-2/3 cups
sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup HERSHEY’S Cocoa 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1-1/3 cups water
Remove wrappers from chocolate pieces; set aside. Heat oven to 350°F. Line
muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups. Combine butter,
sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl. Beat on high speed of mixer 3 minutes.
Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder; add alternately
with water to butter mixture, beating just until blended. Fill prepared muffin
cups about 1/2 full with batter. Place chocolate piece in center of each. Bake
20 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Remove from
cups to wire rack. Cool completely. Frost as desired. Place another chocolate
piece on top of each cupcake. About 2-1/2 dozen cupcakes.
From the Kitchen of Kelsey Williams. Apple Tarts
4 medium tart cooking apples, sliced (4 cups) 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour 1/2 cup quick-cooking or
old-fashioned oats 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened 3/4 teaspoon
ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Cream or Ice cream, if
Heat oven to 375ºF. Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with
shortening. Spread apples in pan. In medium bowl, stir remaining ingredients
except cream until well mixed; sprinkle over apples. Bake about 30 minutes or
until topping is golden brown and apples are tender when pierced with a fork.
Serve warm with cream.
From the Kitchen of Kelsey Williams. Steak & Ham Kabobs
1 1/2 lb. tenderloin steak, cubed 1 1/2
inch 1 lb. ham, cubed 1 1/2 inch 2 onions, cut in chunks 2 green
peppers, cut in chunks 2 cans whole white potatoes 12 mushroom caps
BASTE: 1/2 c. oil 1 tbsp. vinegar 1/2 tsp. garlic salt 1
tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
Alternate steak, mushrooms, ham, pepper, onions and potatoes on skewers. Cook
on high grill for 5 minutes on each side. Reduce heat to medium and continue
cooking until steak is tender. Baste frequently.