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14 November, 2017

Crock-pot Mashed Potatoes

Crock-pot Mashed Potatoes
Posted in : Christmas, Crockpot's, Easter, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Vegetable's on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 4 lb. russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ pieces 4 c. chicken stock 1/2 tsp. kosher salt, plus more for seasoning 1 c. sour cream 1/3 c. sliced fresh chives, plus more for garnish 1/2 c. warm milk Freshly ground black pepper Directions Cook potatoes, chicken stock and salt in a covered 4-
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21 November, 2015

Lemon Snowball Cookies

Posted in : Christmas, Desserts, Entertaining, Holidays, Home tested, Pastries, Thanksgiving on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 Tbsp cornstarch 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup (8 oz) butter, softened 2/3 cup powdered sugar Zest of 2 lemons (about 4 tsp) 2 tsp lemon extract 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, for coating Directions In a mixing bowl whisk together
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10 November, 2015

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce
Posted in : Christmas, Dips / Sauces, Entertaining, Fruit, Holidays, Other, Sides, Thanksgiving on by : Tamra
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INGREDIENTS 4cups fresh cranberries 2cups apple juice 3/4cup sugar 1/4teaspoon orange zest DIRECTIONS Place all the ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, stirring occasionally, and cook until the liquid has slightly thickened, about 30 minutes. Remove from heat, let cool, cover, and refrigerate in
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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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22 May, 2015

Crab Cream Puffs

Crab Cream Puffs
Posted in : Appetizers, Christmas, Entertaining, Holidays, Home tested, Pastries, Seafood, The Family Recipe Box on by : Tamra
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This is a recipe I grew up with my mom making.   My mom use to makes these for every special occasion and would always get requests for them.   Even those who do not like Seafood have devoured these. Please enjoy as this is very yummy! Ingrediets: Puff Pastries (click here for recipe) with
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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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9 April, 2015

Prime Rib Roast – Medium rare

Prime Rib Roast – Medium rare
Posted in : Beef, Christmas, Easter, Entertaining, Holidays, Home tested, Main Dishes, Valentines on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 5 pounds Prime Rib Roast 2 Tblsp. Butter   Directions Preheat oven to 450°F. Pat the rib roast dry with a paper towel or napkin. Smear the cut ends of the roast with the butter. Place the roast (ribs down or fat side up) in roasting pan. Sear the rib roast for 15 minutes
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21 December, 2014

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes
Posted in : Christmas, Entertaining, Holidays, Sides, Vegetable's on by : Tamra
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Serves 8 Ingredients 4 pounds red potatoes (about 8), halved  kosher salt and black pepper 2 cups sour cream 1/2 cup milk 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter 2 scallions, chopped Directions Place the potatoes in a large pot and add enough cold water to cover. Add 2 teaspoons salt and bring to a boil.
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19 December, 2014

Sugar Cookie Jello Shots

Sugar Cookie Jello Shots
Posted in : Beverages, Christmas, Entertaining, Holidays on by : Tamra
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INGREDIENTS: 2 cups water 4 Envelopes unflavored Gelatin 8 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream, chilled 4 oz Butterscotch Liqueur, chilled 2 oz Cointreau Liqueur, chilled 1/4 cup Cold Water Whipped Cream Sugar Decorations or Colored Sugar DIRECTIONS: Boil the 2 cups of water in a saucepan. Remove from heat and stir in the gelatin until completely
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19 December, 2014

Sugar Coated Pecans

Sugar Coated Pecans
Posted in : Christmas, Entertaining, Holidays, Kid friendly, Snacks on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1 egg white 1 tablespoon water 1 pound pecan halves 1 cup white sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon    Directions Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Grease one baking sheet. In a mixing bowl, whip together the egg white and water until frothy. In a separate bowl, mix together sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Add
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