Recipes from our rescuers |

Recipes from our rescuers

Special to The Union

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue will be holding their 13th annual BBQ on September 27. And does this team know how to barbecue!

They’ll be cooking up some mouth-watering tri-tip and tasty chicken, too!

Wear your dancing shoes and get ready to move to the music of the Rough & Ready Fruit Jar Pickers.

Then keep on struttin’ right on ’round the cake walk.

Speaking of cake, the S & R gang has graciously shared a scrumptious recipe for a chocolate bundt cake. And just to be sure your sweet tooth is satisfied, they sent along a delectable oatmeal raisin treasure cookie recipe, too. They have even parted with their very own Teriyaki marinade!

The S & R BBQ will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nevada County Sportsmen and will feature a raffle, as well as search dog and helicopter demonstrations.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children four to 12 years of age and free for children three and under.

For more information and tickets, please call (530) 477-9999.

Deb’s teriyaki marinade

1 quart teriyaki sauce such as Kikoman’s

1/2 cup honey

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 bunch green onions, chopped

1/4 cup chopped garlic

About 1 inch fresh ginger, grated

Combine all ingredients in sauce pan and heat through. Cool before using.

Black Russian bundt cake

1 dark chocolate cake mix

1 small instant chocolate pudding mix

1 cup oil

4 eggs 1/2 cup vodka

1/2 cup kahlua

1/4 cup water or coffee

Spray bundt pan with cooking spray, dust with sugar, flour or a little of the cake mix. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all ingredients and mix well. Pour evenly in prepared pan.

Bake 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes and then invert onto a cooling rack


1 can purchased chocolate icing

3 Tablespoons Kahlua

3 Tablespoons vodka

Mix together to a pouring consistency, adding more kahlua if needed. Pour over cake. Let set, then carefully transfer cake to platter. Or if a less sweet topping is desired, dust cooled cake with powdered sugar.

Oatmeal raisin treasure cookies

1 cup (2 sticks) margarine or butter (softened)

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

1-1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

3 cups oatmeal (quick or old fashioned) uncooked

1 cup raisins

1 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup pecans or nuts of your choice

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together the margarine or butter and sugars until creamy. Add in eggs and vanilla and beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Mix well. Stir in oats and raisins and mix well. Add nuts and chocolate chips and mix well. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for a couple minutes and remove from baking sheet.

Makes about 4 dozen

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