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March 26, 2016  | Everyday Recipes
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Easter Traditions of NancyLanders, Best of the Best in Past Recipes Newsletter

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What Happened on this Day

March 26
1845 Patent awarded for adhesive medicated plaster, precusor of bandaid
1885 Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film
1930 Congress appropriates $50,000 for Inter-American highway
1953 Dr Jonas Salk announces new vaccine to prevent polio [myelitis]
1969 Marcus Welby MD, a TV movie is shown on ABC-TV
1973 Soap opera "The Young and the Restless" premieres

March 27
1513 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León sights Florida
1790 The shoelace invented
1794 Congress authorizes the President "to provide a naval armament" (US Navy)
1855 Abraham Gesner patents kerosene
1914 1st successful blood transfusion (in Brussels)
1964 Earthquake strikes Anchorage AK, 9.2 on Richter scale, 131 die from earthquake and resulting tsunami; this is the most violent eathquake in US history

March 28
1797 Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine
1866 1st ambulance goes into service
1885 US Salvation Army officially organized
1922 1st microfilm device introduced

This wonderful fruit salad will please friends. Every mouthful is better than the last!

Dreamsicle Salad Recipe

1 pkg. (3 oz.) orange Jello
1 box (4 serving size) regular vanilla pudding (not instant)
1 small box vanilla tapioca pudding
1 can (11 oz.) mandarin orange, drained
1 container (8 oz.) Cool Whip, thawed
3 cups water
(I also add 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained)

Bring water to boil and add puddings and Jello, stirring well; bring to boil again and cook until thickened. Remove from heat and chill. Add Cool Whip and drained fruit. Chill in serving bowl or 9 inch glass square pan for 1 hour, or until set.
Judy (in Alaska)
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These are a must every year, and just wouldn't seem like Easter without them!

Hot Cross Buns Recipe

1 pkg. hot roll mix
2 tbsp. butter, melted
2 tbsp. currants
2 tbsp. chopped candied fruits & peels
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
Light cream
2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Dash salt

Prepare hot roll mix according to package directions, adding butter, currants, fruits & peels, sugar and cinnamon. Mix well; cover with a damp cloth. Let rise until double in size. Turn out
onto floured board and knead until smooth. Shape into 12 buns and place on lightly greased cookie sheet; cover and let rise until almost double.. Make shallow cross in top of each buns with scissors or sharp knife. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes or until done. Cool slightly. Mix powdered sugar, vanilla and salt with enough cream until spreading consistency. Ice buns in cross shape. Makes a dozen buns.
Judy (in Alaska)
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I'd like to wish everyone here at Nancyland a wonderful
Easter. May it be blessed and beautiful, and may the sun shine down on your Easter bonnet! Have enjoyed the Easter theme contributions that the readers have been sending in, and have many of them copied down to try.
Judy (in Alaska)

This is easy and delicious. Use your favorite fish and try different cheeses.
Robbie IN

Fiesta Fish and Shells Recipe

12 oz. fish
1 c. small shell macaroni
1 (16 oz.) can tomatoes, cut up
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/2 of a 1-1/4 oz. pkg. (2-1/2 tbsp.) taco seasoning mix
1 med. green pepper, cut into strips
1/4 c. shredded Cheddar cheese

Cook macaroni according to package directions. In medium saucepan stir together undrained tomatoes, onion and taco seasoning mix. Add macaroni and green pepper strips; bring mixture just to boiling.

Pour tomato-macaroni mixture into 10 x 6 x 2 inch baking dish. Fold each fish piece as necessary to fit in pan; place over mixture. Spoon some of sauce over fish. Cover with foil and bake in a 350 degree oven 35 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Uncover, sprinkle cheese over fish. Bake 5 minutes more until cheese melts. Makes 4 servings.
Robbie IN
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Orange Dream Angel Cake Recipe

1 (10-inch) prepared angel food cake, cut into 12 slices
1 (.3-ounce) package sugar-free orange gelatin
3/4 cup boiling water
1/2 cup cold water
1 (1-ounce) package sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
1 1/2 cup fat-free milk
2 teaspoons orange zest
1 (8-ounce) container fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 orange, cut into slices for garnish

In a 9- x 13-inch baking dish, arrange cake slices.

In a medium bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water and stir in cold water. Slowly pour over cake, then refrigerate 1 hour.

In a large bowl, whisk vanilla pudding mix and milk until thickened. Stir in orange zest and whipped topping. Evenly spread over cake.

Cover and refrigerate 1 hour, or until ready to serve. Garnish with orange slices.
Sherry (in Indiana)
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Creamy Tropical Fruit Salad Recipe

1 package (1-ounce) instant sugar-free, fat-free pistachio pudding
1 can (8-ounce) crushed pineapple with juice
1 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
2 1/2 cups fat-free frozen whipping topping, thawed, divided

In a large bowl, combine pudding mix, pineapple with juice, and yogurt until well blended. Stir in 2 cups whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Place 1/2 cup of mixture in 8 dessert cups and dollop with remaining whipped topping.
Sherry (in Indiana)
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Ham Salad on Rye Recipe

1 c. ground cooked ham
1/4 c. diced celery
1/4 c. pickle relish
1/4 c. mayonnaise or salad dressing
1 tsp. horseradish
10 slices buttered rye bread
5 slices Swiss cheese
5 slices tomato

Combine first 5 ingredients; chill. Spread on 5 slices of bread. Top each with cheese slice, then tomato slice. Sprinkle with salt. Top with remaining bread.
Makes 5.
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Crockpot Baked Ham Recipe

1 sm. ham
Apple juice to cover
1 c. brown sugar
2 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. ground cloves
2 c. white raisins

Cook ham in juice 8-10 hours on low. Before serving turn oven to 375 degrees. Make a paste of the sugar, mustard, cloves and about 1 tablespoon of the hot juice. Smear on ham. Place ham in a baking pan and pour in a cup full of the hot juice and the raisins. Bake 30 minutes or until the paste has turned into a glaze.
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Crock Pot Ham Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

6 to 8 slices ham
8 to 10 potatoes, peeled & sliced
Onion, sliced or chopped
Salt & pepper to taste
1 c. grated cheese
1 (10 oz.) can cream of celery or mushroom soup

Put half of ham, potatoes, and onions in crock pot. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then grated cheese. Repeat with remaining ham, potatoes and onions. Spoon undiluted soup over top. Sprinkle with paprika. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or on high for 4 hours.
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Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie Reipe

3 eggs, slightly beaten
2 c. pumpkin
1/2 c. reg. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. corn syrup
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. ground cloves

With mixer or blender, mix above ingredients. Pour into prepared pie crusts and bake at 350 for approximately 40 minutes.
Makes two pies.
Lisa TX
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Custard Pie Recipe

4 eggs, beaten
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
Scald 2-1/2 c. milk

Mix together. Pour into unbaked pie crust. Sprinkle with nutmeg and bake for 5 minutes at 475 degrees, reduce heat to 425 degrees and bake for 10 to 15 minutes until firm.

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Ham Steak with Apple Slices Recipe

1 ham slice cut 1/2 inch thick (about
3/4 lb.)
2 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. prepared mustard
6 whole cloves
1/2 c. apple cider or apple juice

Place ham in baking dish. Spread brown sugar and mustard over ham and press in cloves. Pour in apple juice and cover tightly. Bake at 350 degrees, 35 minutes. Peel and slice 1 large baking apple into a 1 quart buttered baking dish. Sprinkle with mixture of: 2 tbsp. brown sugar 1/4 tsp.cinnamon 1 tbsp. butter Bake aat 350 degrees 20 minutes.
Serve on platter with ham steak.
Mary J
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Deviled Eggs with Sweet Pickle Relish Recipe

1 dozen hard cooked eggs
1/4 c. of sweet pickle relish
1/3 c. of mayonnaise or salad dressing

Cook eggs. Peel eggs. Slice eggs in half lengthwise. Put yolks in bowl. Using a fork, crumble the yolks until fine texture. Add the relish and mayo to the yolks and mix well. Fill the egg shells with the mixture and sprinkle with paprika.
Mary J
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Deviled Eggs Recipe

12 egg, boiled
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tbsp. mustard
2 tbsp. Miracle Whip

Boil eggs. Cool eggs, then peel. Cut eggs in half, place whites upright in dish. Place yolks in a bowl, mash by hand. (You don't want them smooth.) Add the rest of the ingredients and stir. The filling should be rough, not smooth. Fill white halves with yolk mixture. Sprinkle paprika on top lightly for decoration.
Mary J
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Cherry Nut Candy Easter Eggs Recipe

1/2 c. milk
1/2 stick butter or margarine
2 (3-oz.)pkgs. vanilla pudding and filling (not instant)
1 (9-oz.)jar maraschino cherries
1 c. finely chopped pecans or walnuts
1 lb. To 2 lbs. confectioners' sugar
1 lb. chocolate, melted

Cut cherries in half, and drain well on paper towels. Cook milk, butter and pudding in a medium saucepan on low heat until well blended and thick. Remove from stove and add cherries, nuts and enough sugar to make a thick consistency. Form the mixture into 8 to 10 egg shapes with hands coated in butter. Place on wax paper covered cookie sheet. Chill several hours until firm. Melt chocolate being careful not to scorch it. Frost egg with melted chocolate. Decorate with butter cream icing.
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Easter Potato Candy Recipe

Cream Eggs:
3/4 c. mashed potatoes
2 boxes confectioners sugar
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/8 tsp. salt

Dip For Cream Eggs:
3 pkg. semi-sweet chocolate
2 sq. bitter chocolate

Mix together (potatoes should be cold); set one hour before dipping. Roll into eggs before setting. Makes approximately 36 medium eggs.

Melt in double boiler and dip immediately. Let stand after dipping, to harden.
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Sharon Egg Potato Salad Recipe

9 hard boiled eggs, peeled
1/2 c. chopped onions
1/4 c. shredded pimentos
1/4 c. shredded green pepper
1/2 c. mustard
1 tbsp. salt
6 c. boiled potatoes, cubed
1/2 c. shredded dill pickles
1/4 c. shredded celery
1 c. mayonnaise
1 tbsp. paprika

Cut 6 boiled eggs in half; remove yolk. Place yolks in bowl and mix with 1 teaspoon pickles, 1 teaspoon mustard, 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, dash of salt; stiff eggs with the yolk mixture. Set eggs aside. Mix potatoes with remaining ingredients. Add eggs (flaked with fork) last. Top with paprika and arrange deviled eggs around top of salad for decorative look.
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