Monthly Archives: December 2015

Russian Tea Cakes

or is it Mexican Wedding Cookies? Whatever it is called, it is one of my childrens’ favorites. 2 ¼ C all purpose flour ¼ tsp salt 1 C (2 sticks) butter, room temperature ½ C powdered sugar ¾ C finely … Continue reading

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Hermit Bars

1/2 cup shortening 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup molasses 1 & 1/2 cup flour ¾ tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp ground cloves ½ C chopped nuts 1/2 cup raisins … Continue reading

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Creamy Potato Salad

3 pounds baby red potatoes 3 Tbsp unseasoned rice vinegar ¾ C mayonnaise 3 medium green onions, thinly sliced 1 celery stalk, cut into 1/3-inch cubes ¼ C chopped fresh parsley ¼ C chopped fresh basil 2 Tbsp chopped fresh … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad

4 C cubed cooked chicken (about 1 ¾ pound) 1 C walnuts, toasted, chopped 1 celery rib, chopped (1 cup) 2 Tbsp finely chopped shallot 2 C halved seedless red grapes ¾ C mayonnaise 3 Tbsp tarragon vinegar 2 Tbsp … Continue reading

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Mary’s Sugar Cookies

These really are the best ever sugar cookies. Ice them with this icing.

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Lasagna

15 lasagna noodles (~ 12 oz) 2 15-ounce containers part-skim ricotta cheese 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese (about 3 oz) 2 Tbsp chopped parsley 2 large eggs one 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, squeezed dry 4 ¾ cups … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pork roast Bottle of BBQ sauce Bulky rolls Put pork roast in crock pot. Pour the BBQ sauce over it. Cook on low all day. Pull the pork apart with two forks. Put on bulky rolls. Easiest meal ever!

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