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Check out this colorful salad! Three-Layer Salad 1 (3 oz.) pkg. lime Jello 1 (3 oz.) pkg. lemon Jello 1 c. hot water 15 lg. marshmallows 1 c. whipped cream 1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple with juice ½ c. sugar 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese 1 (3 oz.) pkg. Red Jello Make lime … Read more

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As well as tasting good, these are pretty in appearance! Zebra Brownies Bottom Layer: 1 c. softened butter 4 eggs 2 c. sugar 1 c. flour 1 c. cocoa 1 tsp. vanilla Top Layer: 3 c. softened cream cheese 5 eggs 1  1/2 c. sugar 1  1/2 tsp vanilla 1/2 c. flour Bottom Layer:  Cream … Read more

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Have you ever had oatmeal pie? People say it’s a lot like pecan, and indeed you can add pecans or walnuts to this recipe. Oatmeal Pie Makes 1 pie 3/4 c. oatmeal 3/4 c. syrup 3/4 c milk 2 eggs beaten 1/2 c. white sugar 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/2 c oleo 1 c. coconut … Read more

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Warm up on a cold day with this hearty vegetable soup! Vegetable Soup 8 cups basic broth 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1 medium potato, diced 1/4 cup barley 1 carrot, peeled and sliced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 pound can tomatoes, not drained salt and pepper to taste Optional – 1   5 oz. can peas … Read more

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Pizza Spins by Bonnie James We make these on Sunday nights for a light supper with a side salad. 1 1/2 lb of hamburger or sausage 1/2 to 3/4 lb. Velveeta cheese 1 pkg. cocktail rye bread Brown the meat.  Cut cheese in chunks and mix in the meat.  Stir until the cheese melts. Lay … Read more

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This week’s recipe can be made ahead, as it’s meant to be served chilled. Lemon Rice Pudding ½ c. uncooked rice 1 ½ c. water 4 T. raisins Dash of nutmeg 1 c. skim milk ¼ c. sugar 1 tsp. grated lemon rind 1 tsp. lemon juice ½ tsp. vanilla extract Place the water, rice, … Read more

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The final recipe of the three honey cookie variations is a good one for cooks seeking to cut fat and cholesterol, as it’s a version without eggs!  (It also skips the whiskey.) Lebkuchen ohne Eier – Honey Cookies without Eggs 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup honey 1 cup margarine 1 heaping teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup … Read more

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This version of the honey cookie has a South Amana spin, with additional nuts and spices!  Süd Amana Lebkuchen – South Amana Honey Cookies  4 cups honey 2 ⅓ cups brown sugar ¼ teaspoon allspice ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 4 eggs 3 teaspoons baking soda ¼ cup whiskey 9 ½ cups flour, sifted ½ pound ground … Read more

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With so many different colony cooks preparing the same foods, it makes sense that there will be more than one recipe for any common dish, especially when it comes to Christmas cookies! For the next three weeks we’ll be posting different variations of the honey cookie. Here’s the first: Lebkuchen – Honey Cookies 1 tablespoon … Read more

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These cookies have a special place in Amana folk culture! Be sure to read the note below the recipe to find out why! Fenceriegel – Fencelatch Cookies 2 ½ cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup vegetable shortening ¾ cup buttermilk or sour milk (1 tablespoon vinegar … Read more