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August 7, 2017  | Everyday Recipes
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Nancy Rogers   

Everyday Recipes from Our Recipe Family. Everyday recipes made from ingredients found in most pantries.

Here are a few of my favorite carrot recipes.

Sharon's Baked Carrots Casserole Recipe

2 c. coarsely shredded carrots (about 1 lb)
1/4 c. coarsely chopped pecans
2 T. melted margarine
2 T. orange juice
1 T. lemon juice
1 T. chopped chives
1/2 tsp. salt

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a shallow 1 quart baking dish with baking spray. Mix all ingredients in a bowl then transfer to prepared baking dish, cover and bake for 30 minutes or until carrots are tender. Yields 6 servings.
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Sharon's Carrot Bread Recipe

1 c. sugar
3/4 c. vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 c. shredded carrots
1 1/2 c. flour
1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Mix sugar, oil and eggs. Stir in carrots. Mix in flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nuts. Pour into 1 large or 3 small greased loaf pans. Sprinkle tops with sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 -45 minutes. Can add nuts or cherries to form flowers for a nice Christmas bread.
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Sharon's Carrot Cake Recipe

1 1/2 c. vegetable oil
2 c. sugar
4 eggs, beaten well
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1-1/2 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
2-1/2 tsp. vanilla
3 c. grated carrots

In large mixing bowl, combine vegetable oil, sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder, soda, salt and cinnamon. Mix well on medium speed. Add vanilla and grated carrots. Blend well. Grease and flour pans. Bake at 325 degrees for 35 - 40 minutes.
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Sharon's Carrot Raisin Muffins Recipe

1 c. all-purpose flour
3/4 c. whole wheat flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 lg. egg
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1/4 c. canola oil
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. lemon extract
1 c. applesauce
1 c. carrots, shredded in food processor
1 c. baking raisins
1/2 c. warm water

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a muffin tin with non-stick spray. In a large bowl combine the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg. In a separate bowl whisk the egg and sugar together until a fluffy consistency. Beat in the oil, vanilla and lemon extracts. Stir in the applesauce. Stir the flour mixture into the batter until it is completely combined. Fold in the carrots, raisins and water. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin. Bake in preheated oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned, and toothpick test comes out clean.
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Sharon's Easy Carrot Dish Recipe

1 pkg frozen baby carrots
1 tblsp melted butter
1 tblsp chopped chives
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 freshly grated orange peel

Prepare carrots as directed on package, drain. Combine butter, chives, saltand orange peel. Pour over carrots, stir to blend!
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Sue's Hot Dog Relish Recipe

1 c. finely chopped cabbage
1/4 c. diced onion
1 tsp. prepared mustard
1/8 c. vinegar
1/8 c. ketchup
3 - 4 T. sugar
dash salt

Mix and use on hot dogs or hamburgers. This is really good on hot dogs.
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Sue's Hot Dog Casserole Recipe

1 lb hot dogs, cooked
1/2 bag egg noodles, cooked
1 can celery soup
green pepper, chopped
onions, chopped
celery, chopped

Saute vegetables in butter. Mix noodles, vegetables and soup. Pour over hot dogs in a casserole dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 - 30 minutes.
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Sue's Coney Sauce for Hot Dogs Recipe

1-1/2 lbs. lean ground beef (ground round)
6 oz. can tomato sauce
2 T. chili powder
1 T. mustard (regular)
3-4 vienna hot dogs (ground up)
3-4 crushed saltines (enough to absorb the liquid)
garlic powder to taste
onion powder to taste
salt to taste
pepper to taste

Fry ground beef in butter or shortening. Add tomato sauce, chili powder, mustard, ground up hot dogs, saltines, and spices. Simmer until thickens
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Sue's Corn Dogs Recipe

oil for deep-frying
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons honey
1 cup boiling water
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons melted butter
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
1 package hot dogs, any variety
10 bamboo skewers, soaked in water

Heat oil to 350 degrees F. In a bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, honey and boiling water. Mix. In a separate bowl, beat together egg, milk and butter. Add egg mixture to cornmeal mixture. Sift together flour and baking powder, then incorporate it into the mix until smooth. ;INSERT stick into hot dogs, dip in batter, and place in a preheated fryer until golden brown - approximately eight to 10 minutes. Drain and serve.
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Sue's Stuffed Hot Dogs Recipe

3/4 c cracker crumbs
1/2 c milk
2 tbs mustard
1/2 c grated cheese
8-10 hot dogs

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place crackers in plastic bag and crush. Mix with milk mustard and cheese. Stir well in bowl. Make a lengthwise cut in to the top of each hot dog. Open the cut and fill with mixture. Place hot dogs on cookie sheet and bake for 12 minutes.
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I need some suggestions on a backyard hamburger cookout and ways to make it more inviting. 

I am having my Sunday school class over for an outdoor cookout.  I will furnish the meat and the others will furnish to sides and dessert.  I need some suggestions on what to serve and what to ask others to bring to the cookout.

Chili Lime Texas Caviar Recipe
(Cowboy Caviar)
It is the BEST salad, side dish or appetiser for any occasion! Vegan AND gluten free!


1-15 oz can black eyed peas/beans rinsed and drained
1-15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1-15 oz can sweet corn rinsed and drained
1/2 red bell pepper , fine diced
1/2 green bell pepper, fine diced
1/2 a sweet red onion, diced
2 cups grape tomatoes, , halved or cherry tomatoes or 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
2 ripe avocados, diced
1/3 cup Cilantro (or parsley), finely chopped

Chili Lime Dressing
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lime juice, fresh squeezed
2 Tbsp cilantro, (freshly chopped)
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tsp brown sugar
3/4 tsp red chilli flakes, adjust to your preference
1/2 tsp ground Cumin
1 tsp salt

Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl. Mix together to combine. Set aside.

Whisk dressing ingredients together in a smaller bowl, until well combined.

Pour dressing over salad, stir through, and serve with chips or veggie sticks ENJOY !!!
Servings: 10 serves
from: Karina-Cafe Delites
Judy in Montana
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Vanilla Butter Sugar Cookies Recipe

1 1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup butter -- softened
2 each eggs
2 tablespoon vanilla extract
4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 frosting
1 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
3 tablespoon butter -- softened
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon milk
food coloring -- optional
colored sugar

In a mixing bowl, combine sugar and butter; beat until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Stir together dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture until completely blended. Chill for 30 min. ON a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with holiday cutters dipped in flour. Using a floured spatula, transfer cookies to ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 deg. for 10-12 min. Cool on wire racks. For frosting, combine sugar butter, vanilla and milk; beat until creamy. Thin with additional milk to desired spreading consistency if necessary. Add a few drops of food coloring if desired. Spread frosting over cookies and decorate with colored sugar.
Makes 7 doz.
Anna in Sweden
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Cabbage Recipes

Shrimp Martinis with Napa Cabbage Slaw Recipe

24 unpeeled large fresh shrimp
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup soft breadcrumbs
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
4 cups vegetable oil
Napa Cabbage slaw
Garnish with lime wedges

Peel shrimp, leaving tails on, devein.
Dip shrimp in egg. Stir together breadcrumbs & coconut; dredge shrimp in mixture. Pour oil into Dutch oven; heat to 375. Fry shrimp, in batches, over med-hi heat 2 min.
or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Spoon Napa Cabbage Slaw evenly into 8 martini glasses. Top with 3 fried shrimp.
Garnish, if desired.
thena in DE


Napa Cabbage Slaw Recipe

1/2 cup mayo
1 T. dark sesame oil
4 cups shredded napa cabbage
1 large carrot, shredded
1 red bell pepper, cut into very thin strips
2 T sesame seeds, toasted

Whisk together first 3 ingredients in large bowl. Add cabbage, carrot, pepper, tossing to coat.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Makes 3 cups
Athena in DE (Source: unknown)
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Just want to include that the Shrimp du Jour recipe I sent in was from the famous Old Bookbinder's Restaurant in Philadelphia.

The following recipe is from 33 West Restaurant in Dover, DE.

Grilled Shrimp Salad Recipe

4 T. olive oil
4 cloves garlic, chopped
4 t. thyme
8 cups baby spinach
4 med. tomatoes
1 lb. shrimp, about 16 large
4 oz roasted red peppers
1 large red onion
8 T. dressing

Make marinade - Mix garlic, olive oil & thyme in large bowl Toss in the shrimp, coating each piece evenly. Then cook the shrimp on a grill, turning each piece after 2 min.

Prepare the rest of the salad. Toss spinach with a vinegar-based dressing. Slice tomatoes in spears & circle the edge of the dish. Dice the onion & put a layer on top of the spinach. Drain & pat dry red peppers & add. Crown salad w/shrimp after cooking.
Source: Brandon Pelton, Corner Eatery at 33 West, Dover, DE
Athena in DE
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Ice Cream Dessert Recipes
Ice cream cakes and desserts are popular with our family and friends. They are great to make as they are easy to prepare and can be made ahead of time.
Robbie IN

Lemonade Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

Begin by preparing a cookie crumb mixture of:
3 c. flour
3/4 c. chopped nuts
3/4 c. brown sugar
1 cup softened butter

Combine flour, nuts and sugar. Blend in butter. Place into unbuttered shallow jelly roll pan. Bake 15 minutes. Cool enough so that you can crumble and place 2/3 of the crumbs in a 9 X 13 pan. Reserve the remainder of the crumbs for the top.

Lemonade Ice Cream Filling
1/2 gal. vanilla ice cream, softened
1 (6 oz.) can frozen lemonade

Mix lemonade and ice cream with mixer. Quickly pour over crumb mix. Cover with remaining cookie mix. Freeze, slice and serve.
Robbie IN


Angel Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

1 angel food cake, broken in pieces to cover bottom of 9"x13" pan
2 c. milk
2 pkgs. French vanilla instant pudding
1 qt. butter brickle or pecan crumbs ice cream, softened
2 c. Whipped topping
2 crushed Heath candy bars or candy bar of your choice

Put cake in pan as directed. Mix milk and instant pudding just until thick. Add softened ice cream and blend until smooth. Pour over cake. Top with whipped
topping. Garnish with the crushed candy bars. Chill 5 to 6 hours or overnight.
Robbie IN


Coconut Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

36 Ritz crackers, crushed
1 stick butter
1 tbsp. sugar

Mix crackers, butter, and sugar. Pat into the bottom of a 9x13 inch dish. Add chopped walnuts, if desired. Save some crumbs for topping.

2 sm. boxes instant coconut cream pudding
2 c. milk
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
1 container Cool Whip

Mix pudding and milk, then add softened ice cream. Spread over crumb crust. Spread Cool Whip over top. Garnish with remaining crumbs and walnuts. Freeze. Note: Can replace crackers with your favorite crumbled coconut cookies.
Robbie IN
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