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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

HOLIDAY CRANBERRY SALAD


CRANBERRY SALAD

1 lb. cranberries
1 sm. orange
2 c. sugar
1 pkg. lemon Jello
1 pt. hot water
1 c. nuts
1 c. marshmallows
1 c. celery
1 c. apple
1 c. crushed pineapple

Bring the cranberries and orange; add sugar. Mix and let stand
overnight. Dissolve Jello in water and when half set, add to first
mixture and add nuts, marshmallows (cut in pieces), celery, apple, and
pineapple. Pour in mold and chill.
ISTMAS CRANBERRY SALAD

HOLIDAY CRANBERRY SALAD

CRANBERRY SALAD

1 lb. cranberries
1 sm. orange
2 c. sugar
1 pkg. lemon Jello
1 pt. hot water
1 c. nuts
1 c. marshmallows
1 c. celery
1 c. apple
1 c. crushed pineapple

Bring the cranberries and orange; add sugar. Mix and let stand
overnight. Dissolve Jello in water and when half set, add to first
mixture and add nuts, marshmallows (cut in pieces), celery, apple, and
pineapple. Pour in mold and chill.

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Pie


Old-Fashioned Chocolate Pie
Taste of Home -

Ingredients:
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup baking cocoa
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
Pinch salt
2-1/4 cups water
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
Whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles
Directions:
In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cocoa, flour and salt; gradually add water. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
Pour into pastry shell. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Deep-Dish Pumpkin Pie


Deep-Dish Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 cup cold butter or margarine, cut into small pieces
1 cup chopped nuts
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin (2 cups)
1 (14-ounce) can EAGLE BRAND® Sweetened Condensed Milk (NOT evaporated milk)
2 eggs
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon salt
Instructions
Preheat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine flour and sugars; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in nuts. Reserving 1 cup crumb mixture, press remainder firmly on bottom and halfway up sides of greased 12x7-inch baking dish.
In large bowl, combine pumpkin, EAGLE BRAND®, eggs, cinnamon, allspice and salt; mix well. Pour into prepared dish. Top with reserved crumb mixture. Bake 55 minutes or until golden. Cool. Serve with ice cream if desired. Store leftover covered in refrigerator.

Brussels Sprouts with Apples


Brussels Sprouts with Apples
Southern Living

2 1/4 pounds fresh brussels sprouts, halved
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons salt, divided
1/4 cup butter or margarine, divided
1 medium onion, diced
1/4 cup apple juice
1 large Red Delicious apple, diced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon sugar
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1/2 cup golden raisins
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg


Bring brussels sprouts, lemon juice, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and water to cover to a boil in a saucepan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 to 10 minutes or until tender. Drain and keep warm.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, and sauté 15 to 20 minutes or until caramel-colored. Add apple juice, and cook 2 minutes, stirring to loosen browned particles.

Add apple, garlic, and sugar; cook, stirring constantly, 5 to 6 minutes or until apple is tender. Add water chestnuts, next 4 ingredients, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and remaining 2 tablespoons butter; cook, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes. Gently toss in brussels sprouts.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Zippy Cranberry Appetizer
From Taste of Home

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 cup water

1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries

1 to 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

Assorted crackers

DIRECTIONS
In a large saucepan, bring sugars and water to a boil over medium heat. Stir in cranberries; return to a boil. Cook for 10 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Cool.
Stir in horseradish and mustard. Transfer to a large bowl; refrigerate until chilled. Just before serving, spread cream cheese over crackers; top with cranberry mixture. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.

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