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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 […]

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This recipe comes from my mom's recipe box. I am not sure who the cook/author is, but most of the recipes in my mom's box came from either my Granny, my great Aunt Edith or my great Aunt Irene. All were awesome cooks! My family LOVES these cookies when they are fresh and hot. They […]

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This is a recipe from my collection. I copied it from my mom’s recipe collection. I am guessing it came from my Granny or my great Aunt Edith. Banana Nut Bread Measure and sift together: 1 ¾ c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. soda ½ tsp. salt Blend: ⅓ c. shortening ⅔ c. […]

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This is a recipe I received from a high school friend - Lisa Noring. I have adapted it to a larger size. Lisa’s recipe calls for 3 tubes of biscuits - however I use 4 because usually that is how they come packaged at the store. It simply makes a bigger batch - and you […]

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This is from my recipe collection. I got this recipe from a friend in the early 1980s. It is hand written on a piece of paper - but no cook's name. We were in a card club and someone brought this one night. One great thing about this recipe is you don't have to worry […]