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24 October, 2015

Caramel Appletini

Caramel Appletini
Posted in : 4th of July, Beverages, Entertaining, Fruit, Halloween, Holidays on by : Tamra
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INGREDIENTS 2  oz. Smirnoff® Kissed Caramel 1.5  oz. apple juice 0.25  oz. lemon juice 0.25  oz. simple syrup HOW TO MIX Glass: Martini Glass Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into martini glass. Garnish with thin apple slices and a caramel rim.

24 July, 2015

Watermelon-Tequila Cocktail

Watermelon-Tequila Cocktail
Posted in : 4th of July, Beverages, Entertaining, Fruit, Holidays on by : Tamra
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INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup granulated sugar 8 cups diced seedless watermelon (1 pound) 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 3/4 cups blueberries 3/4 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves, plus 8 sprigs for garnish 1 1/4 cups silver tequila Ice Directions In a small saucepan, bring the water to a simmer with the
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4 June, 2015

Grandma’s Pineapple Oatmeal Cookies

Grandma’s Pineapple Oatmeal Cookies
Comments : 2 Posted in : 4th of July, Christmas, Desserts, Entertaining, Fruit, Holidays, Home tested, Kid friendly, Snacks, The Family Recipe Box on by : Tamra
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Was going thru the family recipes and my eyes lit up as I came across this cookie recipe that I used to always beg my grandmother to make, Pineapple Oatmeal Cookies.   They were even a hit at the school parties. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 cup quick cooking oatmeal
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18 May, 2015

Puff Pastry for filling

Puff Pastry for filling
Posted in : 4th of July, Appetizers, Christmas, Entertaining, Holidays, Home tested, Pastries, The Family Recipe Box, Valentines on by : Tamra
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Ingredients; 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 cup boiling water 1 cup sifted flour 1/4 tsp. salt 4 eggs Directions; Melt butter in boiling water. Add flour and salt all at once. Stir vigorously Cook until mix pulls away from side of pan and forms a ball the doesn’t seperate. (stir constantly) Remove from heat
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28 April, 2015

Pork Carnitis (Mexican slow cooker pulled pork)

Pork Carnitis (Mexican slow cooker pulled pork)
Posted in : 4th of July, Crockpot's, Entertaining, Ethnic, Holidays, Main Dishes, Mexican, Pork on by : Tamra
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INGREDIENTS 5 lb / 2.5 kg pork shoulder, skinless, bone-in (4lb/2kg without bone) 1 onion, coarsely chopped 1 jalapeno, seeded and ribs removed, chopped 1¼ tbsp table salt OR 2 tbsp kosher salt or sea salt flakes 1 tsp black pepper 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 oranges, juice only Rub 1 tbsp dried oregano 2
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12 April, 2015

Rhubarb-Apple Pie

Rhubarb-Apple Pie
Posted in : 4th of July, Desserts, Entertaining, Fruit, Pastries on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1/2 (14.1-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough (such as Pillsbury) Cooking spray 3 1/2 cups sliced fresh rhubarb (about 1 1/4 pounds) 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided 4.22 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 cup), divided
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