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Apple Pecan Cake

Apple Pecan Cake 3 cups of flour3 large eggs2 tsp cinnamon2 tsp vanilla1 tsp baking soda3 cups cubed & pared apples1/2 cups butter - melted1 1/2 cups pecan halves1 cup golden raisins2 cups packed brown sugar1/2 tsp salt1 cup oil Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a 10" tube pan.Sift flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt together. Beat oil, butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl.Stir in dry ingredients. Batter should be very thick.Fold in apples, pecans […]

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Christmas Bread

Christmas Bread Makes 3 loaves Preparation time: 30 minutes Rising time: 1 1/2 hours altogetherBaking time: about 40 minutesOven temperature: 400 °F Note: This bread is suitable for freezing4 cups (1 l) buttermilk2 oz. (50 g) yeast3/4 cup (2 dl) dark syrup2 tablespoons grated orange peel1/2 tablespoon roughly ground caraway seeds1 tablespoon saltabout 3 cups (8 dl) rye flour1 1/2 cups (4 dl) graham flourabout 4 cups (1 l) white flour Warm up the buttermilk. Crumble in the yeast and […]

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Christmas Divinity

Christmas Divinity 2 cups sugar1/2 cup water1/2 cup white corn syrup1 egg white stiffly beaten1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 cup broken nut meats (optional)Pinch of saltFood coloring (optional) Beat the egg white in a large bowl and set aside. In a saucepan, boil the sugar, water and syrup while stirring gently.The mixture is done at 235 degrees or if it forms a soft ball when a tablespoon full is dropped into cold water.Pour the mixture over the beaten egg white, beating continually.Add […]

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Christmas Morning

Christmas Morning 1/2 loaf of French bread, cut diagonally in 1 inch slices4 eggs1 cup milk3/4 cup half-and-half cream1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons butter2/3 cup brown sugar1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon and 1-1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup (or golden syrup)Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish, and then arrange the slices of bread in the bottom. In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, cream, vanilla and cinnamon.Pour over the bread slices, cover, and refrigerate overnight.The following […]

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Christmas Soup

Christmas Soup 1 large can V-8 juice (46 fl. oz.)1 can beef consommé (11 oz)2 bay leaves4 clovesDash of Worcestershire sauceDash of Tabasco sauceSimmer all ingredients for 1 hour. Serve hot in demitasse cups.Serves 8 This recipe makes a soup that has become part of our family Christmas Holiday tradition.It is served when everyone has arrived back home and gathered together in our family room. Print

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Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls 1 loaf frozen bread dough, thawed2/3 cups brown sugar4 tablespoons melted butter1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/3 cup heavy cream2/3 cup sifted powdered sugar1 tablespoon milk½ teaspoon vanilla extract½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans Roll the dough into a rectangle shape and brush with the melted butter.In a large bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon and chopped nuts, then layer over the dough. Starting with the long end, roll the dough up into a log. Moisten the edges with a little water […]

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Ham Loaf

Ham Loaf 1 lb. ground pork and 1 lb. ground ham2 eggs1 cup saltine cracker crumbs1/2 can tomatoesMilk to moistenMix the pork and ham and shape into 2 individual loaves. In a saucepan, combine:1 cup brown sugar1 teaspoon dry mustard1/3 cup vinegar1/2 cup water Not only great for the Holidays, this ham loaf has become a favorite birthday meal.Preheat oven to 350°.In a large bowl, beat the eggs; add milk, bread crumbs and pepper.Add ham and pork; mix well. Transfer […]

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Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew This recipe makes an oyster stew that has been a traditional holiday meal for many families.It is best served immediately.This stew is often served in smaller sized bowls.1/4 cup butter or margarine1 Pint Oysters - check the oysters and remove any shell remnants3/4 cup cold water1 tsp. Salt - (More or less depending upon your taste - add more to taste)1/2 tsp Celery Salt1 tsp. Paprika4 cups WHOLE milk - (If desired you can substitute heavy cream or […]

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Potato Salad

Potato Salad 1/3 cup Italian Salad Dressing7 med. potatoes, cooked in skins, peeled, and sliced (about 6 cups)3/4 cup sliced celery1/3 cup sliced green onion4 hard boiled eggs1 cup mayonnaise1/2 cup sour cream1-1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish mustardSalt to taste & Celery seed to taste Pour Italian dressing over warm sliced potatoes. Chill 2 hours. Add celery and onion.Separate egg whites from yolks, chop, and add. In small bowl, sieve yolks (I just mash them with a fork). Mix with mayo, sour […]

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