Northwest NEWS

July 13, 1998

Home & Garden

DINING IN

   Chicken Corn Chowder with Tomato Cheese Muffins
   In a medium saucepan, combine soup, milk, corn and chicken.
  
   Heat and stir over medium heat until boiling. Ladle into bowls. Garnish with bacon or salsa, if desired.
  

   Cheese Muffins
   Lightly toast muffin halves, spread with softened butter, then mustard. Sprinkle with snipped dill.
  
   Top each muffin half with two tomato slices and place two pieces of cheese crosswise over the tomatoes.
  
   Broil just until cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve warm with soup.
  

   Gourmet Vegetable Medley Pizza
   Preheat oven to 450 F. Prepare ingredients as indicated. Brush pizza crust and rim with olive oil.
  
   Spread sauce evenly over crust. Layer remaining ingredients in the order listed. Sprinkle fresh herbs, black and red pepper between layers of vegetables according to your taste.
  
   Reduce oven temperature to 425 F. Place crust directly on the oven rack. Bake 8-10 minutes. Slice and serve.
  

   Southwest Layered Tuna Salad
   In large bowl, layer in order: lettuce, tuna, beans, corn, and Ranch dressing. Top with salsa; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and chill for 1-2 hours before serving.
  

   Classic Tuna Sandwich
   In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except bread, mix well. Chill several hours. Divide tuna salad onto four slices of bread; top with remaining bread.
  

   Waldorf Chicken Sandwich
   In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Serve on whole grain bread.
  

   Italian Delight
   Layer sandwich meat on the roll. Top with tomato and lettuce. Sprinkle with dressing.
  

   Pepperoni Pizza Sandwich
   Toast the English Muffin. Spread 1 1/2 tsp. of pizza sauce on each muffin half. On bottom half of muffin, layer pepperoni, mozzarella, mushrooms, and spinach. Microwave on high for 40 seconds, or until cheese begins to melt.