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Hot Mulled Cider ¾ c. brown sugar 2 tsp. to 1 T. whole allspice 2 tsp. to 1 T. whole cloves ¼ tsp. salt (may be omitted) lg. dash of nutmeg (ground) 6 to 8 inches stick cinnamon 1 gal. apple cider This recipe comes from the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook and is used with … Read more

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Cocktail Meat Balls Martha Johnson 2 lb. ground beef (or pork) 1 T. parsley flakes 1 tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper 1 T. onion flakes 1 c. bread crumbs 1 egg ½ c. milk SAUCE: ½ c. vinegar ¾ c. brown sugar ¼ c. soy sauce 1 c. catsup ¼ c. water 1 T. prepared … Read more

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Strawberry or Peach Fuzz 10 oz. pkg. frozen strawberries or peaches 6 oz. can frozen lemonade concentrate 6 oz. can vodka, gin or rum 6 to 10 ice cubes Put all in blender and blend until well mixed. Karen (Mrs. John) Moenck This recipe comes from the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook and is used with … Read more

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Sauerbraten / Sour Beef Roast 4 to 6 pounds beef roast or flank steak 2 cups vinegar 2 cups water 1 bay leaf ¼ teaspoon crushed cloves or 3 whole cloves 5 peppercorns 6 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon salt Dash pepper 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening 2 onions, sliced Trim meat and place in a large … Read more

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Chocolate Popcorn 4 quarts unsalted, unbuttered, freshly popped popcorn 4 teaspoons cocoa 2 cups sugar 1 cup hot water 1 tablespoon butter ⅛ teaspoon salt Pop popcorn and set aside. Dissolve cocoa in hot water. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, stir together sugar, water, and butter. Bring to a boil, slowly adding dissolved cocoa and salt. … Read more

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Glüh Wein (Hot Wine) 2 cups red wine 1 ⅛ cups sugar 6 cloves ½ stick cinnamon Heat to boiling point and serve immediately. This recipe is from the Amana Colony Recipes cookbook and is reprinted with the permission of the Homestead Welfare Club. Zuber’s is located in Homestead and we serve our guests with … Read more

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“Tastes great and looks elegant!” Christmas Salad 2 (3 ounces each) packages strawberry Jello 1 large package frozen strawberries 2 bananas 1 small can crushed pineapple Dream Whip or whipped cream (tinted green, if desired) Dissolve Jello in water. Add thawed strawberries, undrained pineapple, and sliced bananas. Pour ½ of the mixture in dish to … Read more

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“When I serve cheese soup, I put out ham bits, crumbled up cooked bacon, broccoli florets, and croutons to add to the soup.” – Innkeeper Bonnie Cheese Soup 2 tablespoons chopped onion 4 tablespoons oleo 4 tablespoons flour ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon dry mustard 2 cups milk 2 cups chicken broth or bouillon 2 … Read more

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Christmas Coffee Ring The Horman family uses this for Christmas day Brunch. 2 packages or 2 cakes yeast 2 cups lukewarm water ⅓ cup granulated sugar 6 ½ cups sifted flour 2 eggs ⅓ cup melted shortening In a large mixing bowl, mix 2 packages yeast, 2 cups lukewarm water, 1 tablespoon salt, and ⅓ … Read more

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Grosse Pfannkuchen / Dessert Pancakes 1 cup flour 1 cup milk ½ teaspoon salt 2 eggs Stir milk slowly into flour mixed with salt, making a smooth, thin batter. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Heat and grease skillet, pour enough batter into it to cover bottom sparingly. Tilt skillet, if … Read more