Daily Archives April 27, 2015

amish church peanut butter spread

Amish Church Peanut Butter Spread

3 pounds crunchy or smooth peanut butter
2 quarts light Karo syrup
2 quarts Marshmallow Creme or Marshmallow Fluff

Mix all ingredients until smooth. Add more Karo syrup if spread is too thick.

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boiled cookies

Boiled Cookies

These are also called "funeral cookies" by the Amish because they can be made up quickly to take to the grieving family.

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
2 cups granulated sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups quick cooking oats (not instant)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

In a small saucepan over medium heat bring to a b...

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louisiana style li’l smokies

Louisiana Style Li’l Smokies

Servings: 6

5 slices bacon, diced
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped
1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
3/4 cup ketchup
3 tablespoons Tabasco green pepper sauce
1 1/2 packages bite-size smoked sausage, chopped
Hot cooked rice

Fry bacon in a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat until crisp and brown, about 5 minutes.

Add onion and green bell peppe...

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trinidadian curry powder

Trinidadian Curry Powder

4 tablespoons cumin seeds
2 tablespoons whole coriander seeds
1 tablespoon cloves
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1 tablespoon mustard seeds
2 tablespoons ground cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons star anise
1 tablespoon fenugreek seeds
1 tablespoon black peppercorns
4 tablespoons ground turmeric
4 tablespoons ground ginger

Roast the cumin and coriander in a dry saut...

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fried plantains

Fried Plantains

Serve as a side dish or as a dessert.

Allow at least half a plantain per person. Leaving the skin on, cut them in half, and put them into a pan of cold water. Bring them to a boil. It should take about 15 minutes of boiling to get them to the proper degree of softness. Drain them, cool them, and cut the two halves of each in two again...

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