East Side Review

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16
Nov

No-Bake German Chocolate Cookies

2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup melted butter (use only butter)
1 German sweet chocolate bar
1/2 cup sour cream
Crushed nuts

Fri
16
Nov

Jeweled Nut Bars

1 1/4 cups flour
2/3 cup packed brown sugar - divided
3/4 cup cold butter
1 egg
1 1/2 cups salted mixed nuts
1 1/2 cups green and red candied cherries
1 cup (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips

Fri
16
Nov

Easy Fruit Cake

- Makes 1 - 3 lb. cake or 3 small cakes

2 cups whole walnuts or pecans
1 lb. pitted dates, whole
1 cup maraschino cherries, whole
1 bottle green cherries (opt.)
3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3 eggs

Fri
16
Nov

Scalloped Pineapple

4 cups bread cubes (I use plain soft, white bread, do not cut off the crusts).
3 beaten eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
1 large can chunk pineapple - do not drain the juice!

Fri
16
Nov

Strawberry-Banana Salad

3 med. bananas
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1 pint vanilla ice cream
1 (21 oz.) can strawberry pie filling
1 Tblsp. lemon juice

Fri
16
Nov

Hot Chicken Salad Casserole

2 cups chopped chicken
2 cups chopped celery
1/2 cup blanched almonds
1/4 cup water chestnuts
2 Tblsp. chopped pimento
2 Tblsp. chopped onion
1/2 tsp. salt
2 Tblsp. lemon juice
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup grated Swiss cheese or cheddar

Fri
16
Nov

Fiesta Salad

3 cups fresh tomatoes, seeded, chopped, drain off any juice

2 cups fresh cilantro, chopped fine

1 1/2 cups onion, white preferred, chopped

juice of 1 fresh lime

juice of 1 fresh orange

1 can (7 oz.) salsa verde, green

Fri
16
Nov

Verna's Wild Rice and Bread Stuffing

1/2 roll pork sausage (Jimmy Dean mild or any other)
1/2 lb. ground beef
1 medium onion (chopped)
4 stalks of celery (chopped)
3/4 cup wild rice (1 1/2 cups cooked)
2 cans mushrooms
1 (16 oz.) sage and onion stuffing mix

Fri
16
Nov

Shredded Roast Beef

3 beef bouillon cubes
2 pkg. dry Italian dressing
3 Tblsp. white vinegar
1 cup water
1 nice size roast (about 4 to 6 lbs.) (I used a chuck roast)

Fri
16
Nov

Thai Curry Coconut Sauce for Mussels or Shrimp

2 Tblsp. olive oil
2 Tblsp. garlic
3 sticks lemon grass, sliced lengthwise
1 can coconut milk
1 Tblsp. dry chicken bouillon
2 tsps. Thai curry paste (more or less depending on how spicy you like it)
2 Tblsp. fresh ginger chopped fine

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