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Cheeseball

June 25, 2015
  • garlic_cheese_ball1 lb cheese (4 cup shredded)
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup minced onion
  • 1 Tbs parley flakes
  • 3/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper

Combine everything, mixing by hand, until well blended. Shape into 1 or 2 balls and roll into chopped nuts, parsley, paprika or sesame seeds. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Apple Carthwheels

June 18, 2015
  • exps15931_GFKL1339616D658 medium apples
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 Tbs honey

Remove cores, leaving apples whole. Set aside. In blender blend chocolate chips 5 seconds. Combine all but apples; stuff apples with mixture. Wrap apples in plastic wrap and chill. Slice each apple crosswise into fourths

Edna Miller, Snover, MI

Hot and Spicy Burgers

June 11, 2015
  • 9c214e4c965e9d096e24506362fabe362 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tbs chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 8 hamburger buns

Combine all but last three ingredients. Shape into 8 patties. Fry or grill patties then top with cheese. Place tomato slice on the bottom half of the bun. Top with burger and other bun half.

Frosty Peanut Butter Pie

May 29, 2015
  • exps20121_EWD153732B03_27_3b3 oz soft cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 to 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 8 oz. frozen whipped topping
  • 1 graham cracker crust

Beat together cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar and milk until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Pour into pie shell. Freeze at least 4 hours. Thaw 10 minutes before serving.

Martha Schrock, Colby, WI

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Hamburger Steak

May 22, 2015
  • 1Untitled-1/2 chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup minced green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 4 tbs butter, divided
  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 2 tbs minced chives
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • Dash each marjoram, thyme and paprika, opt.

Saute’ onion, peppers and celery in 2 tablespoons butter. Add to remaining ingredients and mix well. Shape into six 1-inch thick patties. Fry in remaining butter on both sides until done.

Mrs. Ray (Elsie) Hoover, Stratford, WI

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Baked Potato Salad

May 14, 2015
  • IMG_6274-595x4465 strips bacon
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 3 tbs flour
  • 2/3 cup vinegar
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 8 cups sliced cooked potatoes

Fry bacon. Drain; reserve drippings. Cook onion and celery in drippings. Stir in flour slowly; add vinegar and water. Cook till thick. Add sugar, salt and pepper; simmer 10 minutes. Add potatoes and bacon. Heath through.

Mrs. Luke Hoover, Goshen, IN

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Pineapple Muffins

May 7, 2015
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 8 oz undrained crushed pineapple

Combine dry ingredients. Beat egg; add remaining ingredients. Stir into dry ingredients. Bake at 400 degrees approximately 20 minutes.

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