Recipes

Salade Nicoise

Make this beautiful, yet simple salad for your family and friends. It’s so easy (uses canned tuna), healthful, and so interesting, it can also be your centerpiece. You don’t have to stick with this exact recipe – add any vegetables you like to eat raw with salad dressing, such as…

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Beer Bread

Beer Bread Yield: 1 loaf Your family can be enjoying a hot, crusty loaf of bread in no time with this easy recipe. Yes, beer contains natural yeast which develops from the natural fermenting process. But today, most commercial beers are pasteurized, which kills this yeast. So it is actually…

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Judie’s Streuseled Sweet Potatoes

Streuseled Sweet Potatoes Yield: 6 – 8 servings 4 medium sweet potatoes, baked until very soft and peeled 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup evaporated milk 2 eggs 6 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves Preheat oven to 350º. Butter 9 x 12-inch baking dish. Use a mixer…

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Seven-Minute Icing

Seven-Minute Icing Yield: Frosting for two- or three-layer cake with lots of fluff on top 4 egg whites (1/2 cup) 3 cups white sugar 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar pinch of salt 2/3 cup water 2 teaspoons vanilla Whisk together egg whites, sugar, cream of tartar, salt, and water in…

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Fig Preserves

                    Fig Preserves Yield: about 10 cups preserves 8 cups chopped figs 8 cups sugar ½ cup water or fresh lemon juice half a lemon, thinly sliced   Place figs, sugar, water, and lemon slices in a Dutch oven or other…

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Curried Chicken and Rice Salad

Curried Chicken and Rice Salad Yield: 6 servings Salad: 3 cups cooked rice, chilled (1 cup rice cooked in 2 cups water) 4 chicken breasts, poached, chilled and diced 1 green bell pepper, slivered 1 red bell pepper, roasted, peeled and chopped or 1, 2-ounce jar chopped pimentos 3 –…

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Log Cake (Bûche de Nőel)

Log Cake (Bûche de Nőel) Yield: serves up to 15 guests Children will love decorating this festive log cake. It’s sure to become a cherished tradition in your home. 4 whole eggs 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup water or coffee 1 small package instant chocolate…

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Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice Yield: 8 servings This is just how authentic Spanish Rice should taste! The recipe is from my friend, Chef Duane Thompson. The “secret” ingredient is the tomato-flavored chicken bouillon. It gives the correct color and consistency to the rice. Rinsing the rice before cooking removes the sticky starch…

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Apple Dumplings with Cinnamon Sauce

Apple Dumplings with Cinnamon Sauce Yield: 6 servings Golden, syrupy crust covers tender, cinnamony apples. More comfort food! Filling 6 tablespoons butter, softened 2 cups white or brown sugar, divided use ½ cup chopped pecans ½ cup raisins 3 tablespoons cinnamon, divided use Pie Crust 2 1/2 cups flour 1…

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Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding Yield: 6 servings 8 cups stale French bread, broken into small pieces 2 cups milk 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 5 tablespoons butter, melted 3 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1. Preheat oven to 350º. Spray…

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