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Holidays

Green Bean Casserole

10/31/2011 meps 0

I found this in my brother Stevie’s recipe collection. It’s one of my Dad’s favorite recipes to make, too. 1 10-3/4 oz can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 C milk 1 t soy sauce Dash […]

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Holidays

Odessa’s Filling

10/18/2009 meps 0

While we were working on pot pie, talk turned to Thanksgiving traditions. Odessa turned to me and asked, “Do you stuff your turkey?” “Sometimes — if we cook it outside on the grill, we don’t. […]

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Desserts

Christmas Salad

10/18/2009 meps 0

Mix and chill until firm: 2 packages lime jello 1 C crushed pineapple (drain first, save the juice) 3-1/2 C water Mix and chill until firm: 2 packages strawberry jello 3-1/2 C water Heat pineapple […]

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Holidays

Cranberry Wobbler

10/17/2009 meps 0

This is a favorite holiday dish from Odessa. 1-1/2 C ground cranberries 1/2 C sugar 2 3-oz packages Jello orange or lemon 1/4 t salt 2 C boiling water 1-1/2 C cold water 1 T […]

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Cookies & Candies

Scottish shortbread

1/3/2009 meps 0

Make this recipe on Thanksgiving weekend and serve it on Christmas eve. 3/4 lb butter, softened 1-1/4 C sugar 2 eggs 4 C flour Preheat oven to 350 F. Blend the butter, sugar, and eggs […]

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Appetizers

Sugared Walnuts

12/18/2007 meps 0

This makes a good food gift for friends and family. For a nice sweet and salty contrast, serve a bowl of these alongside a bowl of Tamari-Roasted Almonds. 2 large egg whites 1 C sugar […]

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Holidays

Sweet Potato Casserole

4/18/2007 meps 0

We had this mouth-watering casserole just last week at a dinner party in Vero Beach. It was a hit, along with the marinated pork loin and the broccoli slaw and the custard-topped cake. Eight of […]

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Barry's family

Dream Bars

12/24/2006 meps 0

When Grandma used to send us a huge box of cookies every Christmas, this one was my favorite kind. She would wrap every cookie individually in plastic wrap, and I’d root through the whole box […]

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Barry's family

Stellrecht Oyster Stew

12/24/2006 meps 0

This is a Stellrecht tradition, to be eaten while trimming the Christmas tree each year. Barry’s parents recreated the recipe from a Campbell’s soup can! The only problem with the tradition was, the kids never […]