Daily Archives April 21, 2015

applesauce cake

Applesauce Cake

1/2 cup butter
1 cup granulated or brown sugar
1 cup applesauce
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon allspice
1 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped nuts

Cream butter; add sugar, beat until light. Add egg; beat until fluffy. Add applesauce; mix well.

Sift together flour, salt, baking pow...

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mexican macaroni

Mexican Macaroni

From the kitchen of Janet in Georgia

2 cups small macaroni (cooked and drained)
1 (11 ounce) can Green Giant Niblets whole kernel sweet corn
1 to 3 small cans chopped black olives
1 medium-large yellow onion (chopped)
3 pounds ground beef
5 (10 ounce) cans enchilada sauce
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/2 to 1-pound block mild Cheddar cheese, grated
Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 40...

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louisiana hot beans

Louisiana Hot Beans

2 cans pork and beans
1 bottle barbecue sauce
1 pound Louisiana hot sausage (or hot Jimmy Dean)

Cook sausage and drain beans. Mix beans, sausage and barbecue sauce in a 9 x 13-inch pan. Bake at 300 degrees to 350 degrees F for 30 to 60 minutes, the longer the better.

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puerto rican pork roast

Puerto Rican Pork Roast

1 (4 1/2 to 5 pound) bone-in pork shoulder roast
12 medium cloves garlic, peeled and left whole
1 tablespoon dried powdered oregano
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper, or to taste
1/4 cup distilled white vinegar or freshly-squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil

Rinse pork shoulder under cold running water. Pat it dry with paper towels...

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conkies

Conkies

3 cups grated coconut (1 large)
2 cups fresh corn flour
4 ounces raisins (optional)
6 ounces shortening
1/2 cup flour
3/4 pound brown sugar
3/4 pound pumpkin
1/2 pound sweet potato
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon powdered cinnamon
1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
1 teaspoon almond essence
1 teaspoon salt

Grate coconut, pumpkin and sweet potato. Mix in sugar, liquids and spices...

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