peach melba shake

Reddi Whip or Cool Whip?

  Some well known ‘diet experts’ are handing out advice. Is the advice true?Here’s a quiz. You’re having pumpkin pie and you need whipped cream. You don’t have time to make real whipped cream. Do you buy a can of whipped cream, or Cool Whip Lite? Cool Whip Lite is recommended by South Beach Diet,…

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Cran Apple Sweet Potato Crisp

    1 lb. Sweet potatoes (3-4 medium) , peeled, cooked, and mashed with ¼ cup butter.  Stir in – ½ cup chopped apple and ¼ cup dried cranberries  Put sweet potato and fruit mixture into 1 quart baking dish  In a small bowl, mix 2 Tablespoons flour, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar and ¼ teaspoon…

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glazed ham

Cider Honey Glazed Ham

  1 cup apple cider 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 cup Dijon Mustard 1/4 cup honey 1/2 teas. Liquid Smoke   Preheat your oven to 350 F Put your ham into an ungreased roasting pan Pour the apple cider over the ham Mix the rest of the ingredients until completely blended Spoon over…

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Sweet Potato and Cornbread Stuffing

    2 medium sweet potatoes 4 slices bacon Butter 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cups chopped fresh collard greens or swiss chard 3 cups corn bread stuffing mix ½ cup coarsely chopped pecans 1 Tablespoon snipped fresh parsley ¼ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 to 1 ¼ cups chicken…

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Party Punch

    This used to be a very popular party punch. No one seems to make it anymore. ½ Gallon Orange or Lime Sherbet 1 12 oz. can orange juice or lime concentrate 1 pint Vodka ½ cup Grand Marnier 2 quarts cream soda   Mix first 4 ingredients in a punch bowl. Add cream…

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turkey

Perfect Turkey

  Cook this one only if you want to be responsible for the turkey forevermore. Everyone tells you to uncover the turkey during the last half of the cooking. This makes for the dry turkey everyone has grown up with. I’ve even come up against a cooked in the bag turkey, at the same dinner….

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