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January 28, 2016  | Everyday Recipes
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Espresso Toffee Fudge Recipe

Ingredients:
Butter flavor spray
1 stick butter
4 cups sugar
1 can evaporated milk, 12 oz
2 T. instant espresso powder (Medici)
1 pkg. semisweet chocolate chips. 12 oz
30 large marshmallows
3/4 cup toffee bits

Directions:
Lightly coat a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with butter flavored cooking spray. In large pan, over medium heat, mix butter, sugar, evaporated milk and espresso powder. bring to a rolling bowl for 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove form heat and add chocolate chips and marshmallows. Stir til melted and completely incorporated.

Pour into prepared baking pan. Sprinkle toffee bits over top and press lightly into fudge. Cool in refrigerator til set, about 3 to 4 hours. Cut into bite size squares to serve. Makes 24 pieces.
Sherry (in Indiana)
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Note!  Does everyone know that low fat products such as mayo usually contain more sugar than the regular product?
Athena in DE


For Valentine’s Day

Rosy Potato Salad Recipe

Combine 1/2 cup minced onion, 1 t. salt, 1 T. vegetable oil, 1/2 t. oregano, & 1/8 t. pepper. Mix well. Heat 2-1/2 cups tomato juice to a full boil. Remove from heat. Add one, 4 serving pkg. of dehydrated mashed potatoes and beat with a fork until potatoes are light & fluffy. Stir in combined oil mixture. Chill.

When ready to serve, arrange the salad in crisp lettuce cups. Garnish with hard cooked egg slices.
(Source: Clementine Paddleford)
Athena in DE
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Nancy
Your recipe for Old Fashion French Dressing in yesterday's newsletter sounds exactly like what I was looking for.
Thanks, Anita in Camarillo

Comment
I love the salad dressing recipes I posted yesterday. They are ones I used when I took salads for my lunch when I was teaching.
Nancy


Good morning Nancy and all Landers,
Newsletter looks great today. Lot of recipes I plan on trying. Just a tip when I make chocolate chip cookies with oatmeal added - I put ONE cup of the oatmeal in my blender and blend til fine then add to cookies
with rest of oatmeal.

A long time ago a lady told me to do this and then your cookies will never get hard even if you leave them sitting out on your counter uncovered. This trick works every time. Not sure why. Hope this helps new to baking people.
Dianne in Wisconsin


This is for Jo who wanted a recipe for canned potato salad....

Fast and Easy Potato Salad Recipe

Ingredients
1 can (14-1/2 oz) drained sliced or diced potatoes (no need to cook)
1/4 cup thinly sliced celery
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup shredded carrots
1 can (2-1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives (drained)
2 tablespoons chopped dill pickle
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 to 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions
In large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl combine the mayonnaise, mustard, garlic powder and pepper, mix well and pour over potato mixture and coat well. Cover and refrigerate till serving
Dottie/Erie,Pa.
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There was a request for the recipe to make your own self rising corn meal in the 1/25 newsletter. Here is how I do it.
Robbie IN

Self Rising Corn Meal Recipe

Ingredients:
3 3/4 cups cornmeal
4 tbsp. baking powder
2 tsp. salt

Directions
Measure corn meal by spooning in to a measuring cup so it is not packed in the measuring cup. Place corn meal, baking powder and salt in a bowl and Wisk thoroughly to combine. Store in an air tight container.
Robbie IN
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Recently there was a request for Tamale Pie. Hope this one meets your expectations. It is good, tasty, and simple.

Tamale Pie Recipe

Ingredients
1 pound ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
10 3/4 oz. can Condensed tomato soup
1/2 cup water
8 oz. whole kernel corn, drained
1 tablespoon chili powder
Dash black pepper
Seasoned salt, to taste( use sparingly because of salt in soup)
12 oz. package of corn muffin mix
1 egg, beaten
2/3 cup milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese or Mexican 4 cheese blend

Directions
Brown meat, onion. Drain excess moisture. Stir in soup, corn, chili powder.put in 2 quart pan.

Stir corn muffin mix, egg, milk. Spoon over meat mixture. Bake 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees or till brown. Sprinkle with cheese immediately. Allow to set till cheese is melted.
Marvis in Texas
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Gourmet Jams and Jellies from The Prepared Pantry


If you like oatmeal cookies, please try these for fast, simple delicious! These are great for college kids or the cookie jar for little and big ones at home!

Cake Mix Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Ingredients
1 box of yellow cake mix (2 layer)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup shortening
2 tablespoons water
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, optional
1 egg
2 cups quick- cooking oatmeal
1 cup raisins, chopped dates, or dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped pecans, optional

Directions
Heat oven to 375. In large bowl, beat cake mix, brown sugar, butter, shortening, water cinnamon, egg with electric mixer about a minute or till smooth. With spoon add oats, dried fruit of choice, and nuts.

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on u greased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with fingers.

Bake 9-12 Minutes. ( careful to avoid over baking.) Centers will be soft. Cool 1 minute. Remove to cooling rack. Store covered.
Marvis in Texas
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 Caramelized Pineapple Baked Alaska Recipe

Baked Alaska is a layer of cake covered with ice cream and meringue and broiled. In this version, Grace Parisi skips the cake: Instead, she tops ice cream (preferably coconut) with pineapple chunks that have been sautéed with store-bought dulce de leche, then spoons a quick meringue over the fruit and broils until golden.

Ingredients
1 pint coconut or vanilla ice cream
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 cups fresh pineapple chunks (12 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch dice
3 tablespoons dulce de leche
1 large egg white
Boiling water
pinch of salt
1/4 cup superfine sugar

Directions
Preheat the broiler and position the rack nearest the heat. Peel the cardboard carton off the ice cream and cut the ice cream into 4 round slices. Pack the slices into four 6-ounce ramekins, transfer to a baking sheet and place in the freezer.

In a large nonstick skillet, melt the butter. Add the diced pineapple and cook over high heat, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons of the dulce de leche and cook, stirring, until the pineapple is lightly caramelized, about 3 minutes. Add the remaining 1-tablespoon of dulce de leche and transfer the pineapple to a plate. Place the plate in the freezer to cool the pineapple.

Put the egg white in a clean mixing bowl set over a saucepan of boiling water and, using an electric mixer with clean beaters, beat the egg white and salt at high speed until firm peaks form. Gradually add the sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, and beat until the meringue is stiff and glossy.

Spoon the cooled pineapple over the ice cream along with any juices. Dollop the meringue over the pineapple and broil just until lightly toasted, about 45 seconds. Serve right away.

Originally posted by Kevin
Source: Food & Wine - Published December 2008
http://www.foodandwine.com/
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I make milk or cream gravy from the drippings when I fry bacon, chicken fried steak, etc. I use some of the drippings and add flour. I put enough flour in the drippings to be soaked up and keep stirring. I add milk into the pan and use a small wisk cooking until the gravy begins to thicken. I am so sorry I have no measurements, as this recipe has come from years of trial and error. But cream gravy is just gravy made with milk and flour. You also add salt and pepper to taste. My kids think the only way to eat biscuits is with cream gravy.
Sandi


Cherry Yogurt Muffins Recipe

Ingredients
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 cup sugar
1 egg beaten
8-ounce carton vanilla yogurt
1-1/2 tbls. lemon juice
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons melted butter
½ cup chopped maraschino cherries

Directions
Combine first five ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture and set aside. Combine egg, yogurt, butter, and lemon juice; stir well. Add to dry ingredients; stir until moistened, gently fold in cherries; Spoon batter into greased muffin pans, filling three-fourths full. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in pans five minutes. Remove from pans and place on wire rack to finish cooling.

Optional Glaze
3/4 cup confectioners sugar, mix in small amounts of cherry juice until the right consistency for drizzle is achieved. (I sometimes add a little fresh lemon juice to the glaze as well.)
Donna


I have noticed readers wanting good recipes for Liver and Onions. I made the following recipe and it smelled so good my husband had to try it. He really loved this recipe and I have been fixing it over 40 years.
It came from The Pillsbury Family Cook Book dated 1963.

Liver, Bacon and Onions Recipe

Ingredients
1-1/2 lbs beef liver
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp salt
1/4
tsp pepper
6 slices bacon
1-1/2 cups sliced onion
1/2 cup water

Directions
Cut liver into serving pieces. Combine flour, salt and pepper. Coat liver with seasoned flour. Fry bacon in skillet until crisp; remove bacon and keep warm. Saute onion in bacon drippings. Remove onion from skillet. Brown liver in bacon drippings. Add water and onions. Cover pan and simmer 15 minutes. Serve liver topped with onions and bacon.
Serves 6
Sally
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Weekly Specials from The Prepared Pantry

Someone was wanting a recipe using German Chocolate Cake. This is one from my recipes collected about 10 years ago on this recipe exchange. It is a winner. My family begs me to make it.
Sally

Chocolate Marshmallow Cake Recipe

1 (18 oz) German Chocolate cake mix (without pudding)
1 (3-1/2 oz) package instant vanilla pudding
1-1/2 cups milk
3 eggs
3 cups white mini marshmallows

Blend together on slow speed for 1 minute the first 4 ingredients.
Then beat at medium high for 2 minutes.

Pour into greased 11x15 sheet cake pan. Bake at 350º for 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle marshmallows over hot cake immediately from removing from oven so that the marshmallows will melt slightly.

Icing:
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup margarine or butter
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Icing instructions:
Heat to a rolling boil the sugar, butter and milk for the icing. Remove from heat. Add chocolate chips and stir until melted.
Immediately drizzle over marshmallows on hot cake.
Lisa-Union Bridge, MD
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Linda's Fried Rice Recipe

Ingredients
2 c. cooked rice
1/2 c. teriyaki marinade
1/8 c. red wine
1/2 a tomato
2 stalks green onion
1/2 lb. bacon or ham
1/8 c. sugar
Salt & pepper seasonings
A pinch of ground marjoram seasoning

Directions
Dice all vegetables and bacon or ham. Pour all vegetables and meat into a small pot with red wine, sugar and teriyaki marinade. Over a medium heat bring to a boil. 3. Add 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper and a pinch of ground marjoram. Boil for 1 minute. 5. Pour rice and vegetables into large skillet. Cook over high heat for 10 minutes and serve.
Linda NM
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 I would love to have the recipe for the bean salad I ate at a local steakhouse. It's similar to the three-bean salad, but has several kinds of beans. It has a sweet flavor more so than a vinegary flavor. Anyone know what I'm talking about?
Thanks, Karen


This is a very good but not a recipe for those on a diet.
Terry

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Bread Pudding Recipe

Ingredients
9 regular glazed Krispy Kreme doughnuts (day-old)
2 large eggs
2 large egg yolks
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
3 cups milk

Butter a 2-quart baking dish and set aside. Cut doughnuts into 1/2 inch cubes and spread evenly into the baking dish. In a bowl, whisk together eggs and egg yolks, sugar, vanilla, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and milk. Pour over the doughnuts. Let rest for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Make a water bath for the pudding by placing the baking dish with the doughnut
mixture in a larger shallow pan. Place the pan on an oven rack and fill pan with warm water. Bake for 70 to 75 minutes or until the center of the pudding is firm. Serve warm or cold. Top with Butter Rum Sauce.

Butter Rum Sauce
1 stick butter
1 pound box confectioners' sugar
Rum, to taste

Directions
Melt butter and slowly stir in confectioners' sugar. Add rum and heat until bubbly. Pour over each serving of Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding.
8 servings
Terry
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I'm anxious to try the Hot Dog Custard. Do you serve it with any type of syrup or chocolate sauce or is it eaten plain? Thanks for all the wonderful recipes.
Liz


Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
(my mother's recipe)

Ingredients
2 sticks margarine, softened
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. almond extract
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 c. chunky peanut butter

Directions
Cream margarine and sugar. Add egg, extracts and mix. Add peanut butter and mix well. Sift dry ingredients together. Stir this into peanut butter mixture. Blend well, chill for 2 hours. Roll into small balls. Flatten with fork. Bake 8 to 10 minutes at 350 degrees.
Janelle
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Toll House Cookies Recipe
(1940 Version on back of package.)

Ingredients
1 c. plus 2 tbsp. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. softened butter or shortening
6 tbsp. granulated sugar
6 tbsp. brown sugar, packed
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. water
1 egg
6 oz. pkg. (1 c.) Nestles semi-sweet real chocolate morsels
1/2 c. coarsely chopped nuts

Directions
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside. Combine butter, sugar, vanilla and water; beat until creamy. Beat in egg. Add flour mixture; mix well. Stir in chocolate morsels and nuts. Drop by well rounded 1/2 teaspoon onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes. Makes 50 (2 inch) cookies. The ingredient that was in the original recipe that isn't in today's is 1/4 teaspoon of water.
Janelle
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Potato Soup Recipes for Two
Here are two of my easy soup recipes for the newly wed NancyLander.
Sue

Potato Soup
1 tbsp. finely chopped onion
1 tbsp. fat (margarine or butter)
1 tbsp. flour
1 tsp. salt
1 c. water
1 c. milk
3/4 c. instant potato flakes
Cook onion in the fat in a pan until tender and lightly browned. Stir in flour and salt until smooth. Slowly stir in water. Cook and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Add milk. Stir in potato granules or flakes until smooth. Heat until hot, but not boiling. Makes 2 (1 cup) servings.
Makes 2 Servings
Sue

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Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe

1 tbsp. instant minced onion
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1-1/2 c. milk
1/2 c. bacon bits
2 tsp. instant chicken bouillon
1 1/4 c. mashed potato flakes
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese

Combine first 3 ingredients with 2 1/2 cups water in skillet. Simmer, covered for 5 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients in order listed. Cook over low heat until cheese is melted, stirring constantly. Do not boil.
Makes 2 Servings
Sue
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I am looking for a recipe on how to make your own vanilla extract. Also wondering if anyone knows how to make Golden Corrals Cajun potato salad. Thanks in advance.
Sue in Ohio


My Favorite Links
Diggin' History Blog
RecipeGoldMine Recipe Site
Prepared Pantry
NaturesFlavours  
Celebritychefconnection


Bread Mixes from The Prepared Pantry





Products this Month
Mr Mister Stainless Steel Spray Genie 
Real Chocolate Chips 
Cookie Mixes 
Bread Machine Mixes (with instructions for regular oven)


Articles this month
How to Troubleshoot Cookies
Save Time with No-Bake Cookies
The Joys of Refrigerator Cookies
Types of Cookies and How to Bake Them


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