Recipes

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Another recipe from my collection which I received from my husband’s mom, Corinne Brown James. She always had a huge strawberry patch, and so fixed many different dishes with strawberries as a key ingredient. As with many women, and especially farm wives, Corinne would listen to the radio talk shows while she worked around the […]

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This recipe comes from my collection and is one that my husband’s mom, Corinne Brown James, fixed. This is a family favorite, and one that several cousins remember her bringing to family dinners. Bing Cherry Salad 2 eggs beaten 2 T. sugar ⅓ c. lemon juice dash of salt Cook in top of boiler pan […]

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This recipe comes from a friend of mine. Linda Maylone was a second grade teacher for many years at West Liberty Elementary School. I first met Linda when she was a student teacher in my second grade class. Then many years later, when I was hired to teach at West Liberty Elementary School, I was […]

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This is a recipe I got from my sister-in-law, Susan Barnhill. I love carrots and this is a tasty way to fix them! Carrot Casserole 5 c. carrots ½ lb velveeta 1 stick oleo 1 sm. onion diced ¾ c crushed Ritz Cook carrots Layer with cheese. Saute onion in butter. Pour over carrots / […]

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This recipe was submitted by Aurilee Geertz to the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook. Aurilee was a farmer’s wife, mother of several daughters, she was active in their church as well as in the community, and she and her husband were in the bridge group that played cards with my husband’s parents. I was fortunate to […]

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This recipe is from my collection. In the early 80’s, my husband and I attended a Farm Bureau dinner. This was one of the dishes served that night. Several of the wives (myself included) convinced the chef to give us his recipe. The crushed cornflakes on top really add to the flavor and texture of […]

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Chocolate Pecan Pie Crust: Oreo crust (can buy ready made) Freeze crust ahead of time Mix 1 ½ c brown sugar, 1 c light Karo syrup, and 1 ½ c butter. Melt together and boil for 1 minute. Add ½ c whipping cream and 3 c pecans. Boil for 3 minutes. Add 2 - 1oz. […]

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This recipe was submitted by Pam Schnittjer, to be included in the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook. I know Pam through church and she was the nurse at the West Liberty Elementary School when I taught there. This recipe is very similar to one I make here at Zuber’s. I sometimes add onion, red and green […]

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I got this recipe from Audrey Ann Herbers. She was a first grade teacher in Laurens-Marathon when I was a Kindergarten teacher there. She brought this pie to a potluck we had - boy was it a hit! It is also easy to make and could be made by Kindergarten or 1st graders as an […]

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I got this recipe from a friend living in West Branch, Iowa - Lisa Kofoed. She served this at a party and people really gobbled it down! The sweet taste is a nice change from the traditional chex mix. I also like that you can make it in the microwave and you use brown grocery […]