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After posting about giving homemade preserves as gifts I had a request for my Peach-Raspberry Jam recipe. 2 cups seedless raspberry puree (from about 4 to 4 1/2 cups raspberries) 2 cups finely chopped peaches 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 … Continue reading

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New Recipe #4 Zucchini Bread

When the harvest was in full swing last summer I stored 11 packages shredded zucchini. My intention was to use them in my “go-to” recipe for Chocolate Zucchini bread. With my resolution to try 52 new recipes I took advantage of my stockpile to … Continue reading

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Quick and Tender Homemade Hamburger Buns

I know I said I wouldn’t be getting my 52 recipes from the internet but… I usually buy burger buns, because they aren’t as filling as homemade bread. I like the ones with onion on top. I’ve been hoping to find … Continue reading

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Dessert & Snacks

I just had to retire my white slacks. As a fashionista (NOT) I only wear my white pants in the spring and summer. I dug them out of the back of the closet to wear last Sunday and I could … Continue reading

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Oven Chicken Fricassee

This is another recipe from Good Food on a Budget. Oven Chicken Fricassee 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1 2 1/2-3# chicken, cut up 2 tablespoons butter 1 can (10 1/2 oz.) cream of mushroom soup … Continue reading

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15 Minute Creamy Fettuccini

I substituted spaghetti for the fettuccini (because that’s what was in the pantry) and added broccoli, carrots and snow peas. So I guess it would be better to call this 15 minute creamy spaghetti with mixed vegetables. 15 Minute Creamy … Continue reading

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Ham Vegetable Casserole

I started buying Better Homes and Gardens cookbooks almost as soon as I began thrifting. I have quite a collection and many of my favorite recipes come from them. Today’s Ham and Vegetable Casserole has a gold star pasted next … Continue reading

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