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4 July, 2018

Sweet Potato Salad

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The old potato salad gets a sweet, and healthy, update in this Sweet Potato Salad Recipe. This chilled salad, with raisins and pecans, is perfect for holiday gatherings and makes a great side dish for Easter dinner. Ingredients 6 cup fresh sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
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4 July, 2018

Stuffed Apples

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This Stuffed Apples Recipe combines freshly roasted chestnuts, raisins and cinnamon all baked in a buttery wine sauce for a rich and elegant dessert. Make as a special treat for formal autumn dinners. Ingredients 4 oz. dried chestnuts, roasted 1/3 cup soy milk 1/3 cup apple juice 5 Tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp cinnamon plus
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4 July, 2018

Crock Pot Stuffed Apples

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Stuffed Apples is a recipe that proves that anything you cook in a conventional oven can also be cooked in a crock pot. It is quick to prepare and once in the slow cooker you can forget about it. Ingredients 6 medium red tart apples 1 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup raisins 1 dried
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27 June, 2018

Irish Raisin Muffins

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Don’t wait for St. Patrick’s Day to make these Irish Raisin Muffins. Substitute blueberries or dried cranberries instead of the raisins. Whatever you decide to use, they make the perfect breakfast muffin. Ingredients 1 C + 2 Tbsp flour 1/4 C + 1 t sugar, divided 1 t baking powder 1/4 t baking soda 1/4
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26 June, 2018

Pumpkin Muffins

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This Pumpkin Muffin Recipe is simple to prepare and makes great snacks for packing with school lunches or with the morning cup of coffee. Yogurt keeps the muffins moist while golden raisins add sweetness to the tart seasonal spices of nutmeg and ginger. This versatile recipe also works well as apple or even pear muffins.
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26 June, 2018

Pistachio Cake with Marsala

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Pistachio Cake with Marsala is a traditional Christmas dessert. Your shopping may not be done, but feeding families and friends takes priority. Time to roll up those sleeves and get busy. Ingredients 1 3/4 cups red glaze cherries, quartered 1 cup sultanas 3/4 cup chopped raisins 1 cup mixed peel (candied citrus peel) 1 1/2
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24 April, 2018

Marge’s Irish Soda Bread

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Warning!  This Irish Soda Bread is addictive.  I’ve been making it for more than 20 years and can’t stop.   It started innocently enough. “Would you like a slice of bread?” Marge wasn’t a pusher, not even pushy. She didn’t need to be: her bread spoke for itself. Just one taste and I desperately needed
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16 April, 2018

Homemade Granola

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Homemade Granola makes a great breakfast as well as a delicious and healthy snack after school.  Make a batch of this nutritious granola that features coconut, sunflower seeds, almonds and pecans with tasty dried fruit and keep on hand for a quick morning meal when time is short.   Ingredients 2 Cups of old-fashioned oats
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28 March, 2018

Granola Recipe

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This homemade Granola recipe is simple to prepare and makes a great snack as well as mix-in for cereal and yogurt. Pack with school lunches for a healthy treat.     Ingredients 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup honey 6 cups old-fashioned oats 1/3 cup bran 1/3 cup toasted wheat germ 1/2 tsp salt 1
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25 March, 2018

Fruit Layer Cake

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Fruit Layer Cake is simply two round sponge cakes with a fruity filling and a light, snow effect, frosting (icing) on top. The filling is flexible because we all have different tastes, but for the sake of simplicity this recipe is as I do it.   Ingredients 4 1/2 ounces (125g) softened butter 3/4 cup
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