Category Archives: Recipes

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Chocolate Revel Bars Jann Ricklefs, RN 1 c. oleo 2 c. brown sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla 2 ½ c. flour 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 3 c. oatmeal 1 (12 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips 1 (15 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk ½ tsp. salt 2 T. butter ½ c. nuts 2 tsp. […]

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Lemon Orange Bread 1 pkg. Lemon Supreme cake mix 1 pkg. orange Jello ⅔ c. oil 4 unbeaten eggs 2 T. lemon extract (1 ½ if double strength) ¾ c. boiling water GLAZE: ½ c. powdered sugar 2 T. ReaLemon Dissolve Jello in ¾ cup boiling water; cool. Mix all ingredients together. Beat at high […]

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This recipe might make for a good Easter breakfast or brunch dish! Oven Scrambled Eggs 2 c. diced ham 12 slices bread, cubed 2 c. American cheese, diced ½ c. chopped onion (optional) ¼ c. chopped green pepper (optional) 12 beaten eggs 4 c. milk 2 T. oil 1 tsp. salt Combine first 5 ingredients […]

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As the name suggests, this week’s recipe is one to make in advance so it can sit overnight and then be baked in the morning. Overnight Coffee Cake ⅔ c. margarine 1 c. sugar ½ c. brown sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 2 c. flour 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. soda […]

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Corn-Broccoli Bake 2 cans corn, drained 1 (10 oz.) pkg. chopped broccoli 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese 1 can cream of chicken soup 2 eggs, beaten Mix all ingredients together. Pour into a greased 2-quart baking dish. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or microwave on ¾ power about 20 minutes until just about set. […]

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This recipe is a twist on typical corned beef and makes 8 main dish servings. Corned Beef Casserole Etta Mae Peterson 1 lg. onion 2 tsp. salad oil ¼ tsp salt ⅓ c. chili sauce 1 T. sweet pickle relish ¾ lb. thinly-sliced corned beef ½ lb. thinly-sliced Swiss cheese ½ of 8 oz. loaf […]

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Orange Slice Cookies or Bars 1 c. sugar 1 c. brown sugar 1 c. shortening 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 2 c. flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. soda ½ tsp. salt 2 c. rolled oats 2 c. (12 oz.) candy orange slices 1 c. coconut (opt.) Cream sugars and shortening. Add eggs and […]

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Golden Twice Bake Potatoes 4 lg. potatoes, baked 6 oz. shredded cheddar cheese ¼ c. salad dressing ¼. c. milk 1 egg salt and pepper to taste ¼ c. onion, chopped 4 crisply-cooked bacon slices, crumbled Cut lengthwise, slice from top of each potato; scoop out potato, leaving ⅛-inch shell. Combine potato, 1 cup cheese, […]

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Breakfast Egg Casserole 2 lb. bulk sausage or ham or bacon 4 slices bread 12 eggs 4 c. milk 2 tsp. salt 4 tsp. dry mustard 2 c. shredded cheddar cheese Brown and drain your meat choice; add bread, cubed and pour into 9×13-inch greased casserole. Beat the eggs with milk; add seasoning and cheese […]

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Note from innkeeper Bonnie – “Hoover House was a restaurant in West Branch in the 70s.” Hoover House Chocolate Pie 2 egg whites ½ tsp. vinegar ¼ tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp salt ½ c. sugar Beat together whites, vinegar, cinnamon and salt till foamy. Add sugar last, beating till peaks form and sugar is completely […]

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