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Recipe: Sweet Chex Mix

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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Recipe: Oatmeal Crunchies

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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Recipe: Banana Nut Bread

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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Recipe: Monkey Bread

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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Recipe: Caramel Corn

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 […]

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Recipe: Pecan Crunchies

This recipe is a recipe I got from a teacher when I was teaching in West Branch. One year we all brought goodies to share just prior to Christmas break. I don’t have any notes on which person brought the recipe. It is a family favorite and we make them every year as one of […]

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Recipe: Ham Balls

This comes from my recipe box and was one of my mom’s recipes. It is a family favorite recipe. We always serve it with mashed potatoes. Ham Balls Mix: 2 lbs ground ham 1 lb pork roast ground 2 c bread crumbs or oatmeal 2 eggs ½ tsp dry mustard salt/pepper to taste Form into […]