Steak and Onions - Gangsta Style

2 - 6 -oz. Rib Eye Steaks
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon butter
1/4 cup red onion, sliced thinly
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon corn starch mixed with 1/3 water
Dashes (according to taste) season salt, paprika, black pepper, and salt
Optional, dash of ground cayanne pepper if you want a little heat

Rinse steaks, pat dry and add dashes of season salt, paprika, black pepper, (optional ground cayanne pepper) and salt. Set aside. Over medium high heat add olive oil and garlic. Let garlic brown on both sides in oil.  Remove garlic and add steaks. Cook on each side for 5 minutes. Remove steaks from pan. Drain pan. Turn up heat to high and add butter, Worcestershire Sauce, and corn starch mixture. Let boil for 2 minutes, add red onions. Lower heat, return steak to the pan. Cover and simmer for 3 minutes.

Serves 2 to 3


The baddest gangsta on film has to be my guy Scarface. Al Pacino is "no joke" in his portrayal of the Cuban Drug Lord and total bad ass Tony Montana, all man and all beef! We drew our inspiration from "Scarface" for our recipe Steak and Onions - Gangsta Style. It's a in your face dish with bold flavors and shamefully satisfying. Like our guilty pleasure "Scarface."


Eclipse Pomegranate and Pineapple Cocktail

1 - 8oz bottle POM WONDERFUL Pomegranate Juice
8 pineapple juice ice cubes (add pure pineapple juice to an ice tray and freeze)
1/2 cup tonic water
3 Tablespoons sugar
Juice from 1 lime
1/2 cup premium Vodka

Add all the ingredients above to a blender and blend for 15 to 20 seconds

Serve chilled with a slice of lime on the rim of cocktail glass

Optional, serve with cocktail umbrella

Serves 3 to 4


Please visit http://www.pomwonderful.com/about/pom-truth/ to read about the great benefits of POM WONDERFUL Pomegranate Juice. Reel Good Recipes has created a super refreshing summer cocktail that will satisfy your taste for fresh fruit. Premium Vodka will bring on the "kick," so if you are tired of the "same ole, same ole" drinks, plug in your blender and make our Eclipse Pomegranate and Pineapple Cocktail. This one's for all the Twilight Movie fans or those of you who just love a delicious and easy to make cocktail! The Twilight Saga: Eclipse has opened at the box office and is a huge hit as expected. This is the third installment from the best-selling books by Stephenie Meyer. This world of blood thirsty and romantic vampires and werewolf's are played by beautiful actors Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner. They are the perfect inspiration for our over the top cocktail, that may have you howling at the moon!! 


Light and Spicy Shrimp

10 Jumbo shrimp, cleaned and butterflied, leaving a small piece of shell on ends
1/2 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/3 teaspoon cajun seasoning
1/4 teaspoon ground cayanne pepper
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon olive oil (add to saute pan)

Add all the ingredients above, (except 1 teaspoon of olive oil for saute pan) to a mixing bowl. Mix well and refrigerate for at least an hour.

Over medium high heat add 1 teaspoon olive oil. When pan is hot, add the shrimp, open sides down. Cook for 2 minutes. Turn shrimp over, lower heat, cover and cook an additional 3 minutes.

Optional, dashes of parley flakes

Serve with fresh tomatoes and lettuce.

Serves 2 to 3
No dish is lighter and has more spicy flavor than our recipe for Light and Spicy Shrimp. Now enjoy a fabulous light dish that was inspired by one of my favorite films "Look Who's Talking."  Baby Mikey's voice is Bruce Willis and he gives this "light" little guy all the "spice" you can handle. John Travolta and Kristie Alley also star. Enjoy the film clip below, and check back with us often for great new recipes, films and giveaways!


Easy Ultimate Banana Pudding

Everybody's going bananas over our Ultimate Banana Pudding!

4 large ripe bananas - sliced about 1/2 thick
32 vanilla wafer
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract - add to Jello Instant Pudding and Pie Filling 
1 box Jello Instant Pudding and Pie Filling (3.4 oz) -prepare according to pie filling directions, but add the vanilla extract, set aside
3 Tablespoons butter
1/3 cup Buttershots Liqueur
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup sugar
Dashes of cinnamon for finished dish

Add to a sauce pan over medium high heat: bananas, Buttershots Liqueur, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and sugar. Stir, lower heat to a simmer and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. DRAIN. Set aside and let cool.

Using a glass 9X9 serving/baking dish, add vanilla wafers with the flat sides down. Top with half the bananas and spread out. Add 3/4 cup of vanilla pudding, smooth out. Add remaining bananas and top with 1/2 cup of vanilla pudding. Smooth out. Add dashes of cinnamon. Refrigerate for at least an hour, but the longer the better.

Serves 6


The biggest monkey of them all "King Kong" inspired our recipe for Easy Ultimate Banana Pudding. Sure, monkeys love bananas, but even people can't say no to all the heavenly and smooth flavors whipped around this dish. Please enjoy the clip from the original "King Kong" released in 1933. This film was ahead of its time and a monster hit! Big monkeys and bananas sure do make me smile!!


Peppermint and Chocolate Supreme

An elegant and super easy to prepare dessert that will remind you of a peppermint pattie, but even more delicious!
  • 1 Premium Fudge Brownie Mix
  • 8 ounce(s) of Philadelphia 1/3 lower fat Cream Cheese
  • 3 cup(s) of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) of Peppermint Schnapps
  • 1 1/2 tsp. of fresh mint, minced
  • 3 tbsp. of butter
  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • 10 pinch of chocolate sprinkles
  1. Prepare fudge brownie mix according to package directions, but substitute butter for vegetable oil and milk for water. Set aside
  2. Add peppermint schnapps to large sauce over high heat. Bring to a boil to remove the alcohol content. Add cream cheese, powdered sugar, butter, and mint. Stir until smooth, let cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Set the peppermint cream cheese topping aside and let cool.
  4. Add a serving of brownie to a dessert dish or martini glass. Top with peppermint cream cheese topping. Add a fresh mint and chocolate sprinkles.
Serves 10