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March 30, 2016  | Everyday Recipes
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What Happened on this Day

March 30
0239 -BC- 1st recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1822 Congress combined East & West Florida into Florida Territory
1842 Ether was used as an anaesthetic for 1st time by Dr Crawford Long (Jefferson GA)
1867 US purchases Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000 (2˘ an acre-Seward's Folly)
1870 Texas becomes last confederate state readmitted to Union
1909 Queensboro Bridge opens, linking Manhattan & Queens
1932 Amelia Earhart is 1st woman to fly solo cross the Atlantic
1981 President Reagan shot & wounded by John W Hinckley Jr
1870 15th Amendment passes, guarantees right to vote regardless of race

March 31
1932 Ford publicly unveils its V-8 engine
1933 Congress authorizes Civilian Conservation Corps
1954 US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs CO, established
1965 US ordered the 1st combat troops to Vietnam

April 1
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
1853 Cincinnati becomes 1st US city to pay firefighters a regular salary
1889 1st dishwashing machine marketed (Chicago)
1934 Bonnie & Clyde kill 2 police officers
1938 Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown NY
1946 Weight Watchers forms
1963 Soap operas "General Hospital" & "The Doctors" premier on TV
1970 President Richard Nixon signs bill limiting cigarette advertisements on 1/1/71
1982 US formally transfers Canal Zone to Panamá
1991 Supreme Court rules jurors can't be barred from serving due to race

This cake is easy to prepare and so delicious to eat!

Lemon Cake Squares Recipe

6 tbsp. butter
1 cup sugar
2 beaten eggs
1-1/2 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
Grated rind of lemon

Cream butter and sugar ; then mix in eggs, flour, baking powder, salt, milk and grated lemon rind. Pour batter into greased 13x9" baking pan. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Meanwhile mix 2/3 cup sugar with the juice of 1 lemon.
When cake has baked for 25 minutes; carefully spoon lemon-sugar mixture over the top and bake 5 minutes more. Cut into small squares while still warm.
Judy (in Alaska)
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This wonderful soup can be packed to work in a thermos bottle for a quick lunch.

Chicken Soup With Noodles Recipe

1 (3 lb.) chicken, cut up
1 onion, sliced (I dice it)
1/2 cup diced celery
1 carrot, sliced (I use 2 carrots)
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/8 tsp. poultry seasoning (I double)
8 cups water
2 cups thin noodles

Combine all ingredients, except noodles, in large saucepan and cover. Bring to boil and reduce heat; simmer for 1 hour, until chicken and veggies are almost tender. Stir in noodles and cook for 15 to 20 minutes longer, or until done. 4 to 6 servings.
Judy (in Alaska)
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This is an excellent way to make leftover colored cooked eggs from Easter into a hors d' oeuvre.

Pickled Eggs Recipe

2 cups white vinegar
2 tbsp. prepared mild mustard
1/2 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp. EACH: salt, celery seed & mustard seed
6 whole cloves
12 cooked eggs
2 onion, sliced

Mix vinegar and mustard and add the ingredients except for eggs and onion. Simmer 10 minutes. Let cool. Pour over cooked eggs and sliced onions. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Makes 1 dozen.
Judy (in Alaska)
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These are a great treat and many have requested the recipe.
Robbie In

Swirled Peanut butter Chocolate Cheesecake Bars Recipes


2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
1/3 cup granulated sugar

2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened, divided
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup flour
1 can (12 fl. oz) Evaporated Milk
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup (3 oz.) Milk Chocolate chips - can also use semi sweet
1/2 cup (3 oz. ) peanut butter chips

Preheat oven to 325° F.

For Crust:
Combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar in medium bowl; press onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

For Filling:
Beat cream cheese, sugar and flour in large mixer bowl until smooth. Gradually beat in evaporated milk, eggs and vanilla extract.

Microwave chips in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The chips may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave an additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Stir 1 cup cream cheese mixture into chips. Pour remaining cream cheese mixture over crust. Pour chip mixture over cream cheese mixture. Swirl mixtures with spoon, pulling plain cream cheese mixture up to surface.
Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack; refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars when completely cool. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Robbie IN
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Leftover Ham Recipes

One Two Three Open Faced Blueberry Pie Recipe


2 oz. seedless raspberry jam
Pre-baked pie shell
4 cups blueberries, divided
1/2 cup plus 2 1/2 T. water, divided
2 1/2 T. cornstarch
1/2 cup sugar
1 t. lemon juice
2 t. grated lemon zest
1 t. vanilla
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/8 t. salt
Whipped cream

To make glaze, cook raspberry jam in metal pan on low heat til bubbles form around edges or heat jam in glass bowl in microwave for 25 seconds on low. Brush bottom and sides of cooled pie shell with glaze and let cool.

To make filling, put 1 cup of blueberries and 1/2 cup of water in metal pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil gently 3 to 4 minutes and remove from heat. Add cornstarch to remaining 2 1/2 T. water and whisk to dissolve. Add cornstarch mixture, sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla, cinnamon and salt to cooked blueberries. Bring to boil over low heat and stir for about 1 minute or til blueberries have the consistency of jam.

Transfer cooked blueberry mixture to medium bowl. Fold in remaining 3 cups of blueberries. Add filling to pie shell and let cool for at least 2 hours. Just before serving, pipe whipped cream around edge of pie.

This pie is best served the day it is made, but it will still be good the next day if loosely wrapped in wax paper or put in a covered container and refrigerated. Makes 10 slices.
Sherry (in Indiana)
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Smoked Salmon Rounds Recipe

1 (8-ounce) container whipped light cream cheese
1 scallion, thinly sliced
30 Melba Toast rounds (about 2/3 of a 5-1/4 ounce box)
1 (3-ounce) package smoked salmon, cut into 30 pieces
1 tablespoon minced red onion

In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese and scallion; mix well.

Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the Melba toast rounds. Place 1 piece of smoked salmon on top of each, and sprinkle with minced onion.
Sherry (in Indiana)
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Meatball Sub Casserole Recipe

1 loaf Italian bread, cut into 1-inch thick slices*
8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. mayonnaise
1 t. Italian seasoning
1/4 t. pepper
2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1-lb. pkg. frozen meatballs, thawed
28-oz. jar pasta sauce
1 c. water

Arrange bread slices in a single layer in an ungreased 13"x9" baking pan; set aside. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise and seasonings; spread over bread slices. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese; set aside. Gently mix together meatballs, spaghetti sauce and water; spoon over cheese. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Serves 4.

*Notes: I use slices of thin bread so don't eat as many carbs.
Sherry (in Indiana)
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