California tamale pie

Ingredients

1 lb lean ground beef, browned
3/4 cup yellow corn meal
1 1/2 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
1 pkg chili seasoning mix
1 tsp seasoned salt
1 lb can tomatoes, cut up

1 lb whole kernel corn, drained
2 1/4 oz sliced ripe olives, drained
1 cup cheddar, grated

How to prepare

Stir together corn meal, milk and egg. Add remaining ingredients, except cheese. Pour into crockpot, cover, cook on high 3 to 4 hours. Sprinkle cheese over top, cover and cook another 5 minutes. Yield: 6 servings

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Belgian waffles

Ingredients

1 pkg dry yeast
2 cup lukewarm milk
4 eggs, separated
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cup sifted flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 cup melted butter

How to prepare

Dissolve yeast in milk, add egg yolks and vanilla add dry ingredients stir in melted Butter beat egg whites until stiff (in another bowl), and fold into mix slowly let Rise about 45 minutes preheat waffle maker, and bake about 3/4 cup batter per waffle Bake longer, or use 1/2 cup for crispier waffles this sour cream belgian waffles Recipe is nice because it doesn’t have to rise so you can use it immediately or mix It and leave it in the refrigerator overnight for morning.

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Country pork dinner

Ingredients

3 lb pork loin country-style rib, cut into serving pieces
1/3 cup flour
2 tbsp oil
1 1/2 cup apple cider
1 cup water
1 tbsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper
2 lb small red potatoes
16 oz carrots, cut into 2″ pieces
1 lg onion, coarsely chopped
1 sm cabbage, shredded
1 tsp caraway seeds

How to prepare

In a large plastic bag combine flour, salt and pepper. Drop meat into bag and coat pork loin country-style ribs with flour mixture, reserve leftover flour. In large skillet over med-high heat, in hot salad oil, cook meat, a few pieces at a time, until well browned on all sides, removing pieces as they brown.
Reduce heat to med, into drippings in skillet, stir reserved flour until blended. Gradually stir in apple cider. Simmer to thicken to gravy. Remove from heat and set aside. In 6 qt crockpot add potatoes, carrots, onions and cabbage. Sprinkle with caraway seeds. Top with meat. Pour on gravy. Cover crockpot and cook on high for 6 hours or low for 8-10 hours. Yield: 4 servings

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Black bottom cupcakes

Ingredients

Batter:
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup water
1 tsp salt
1/3 cup oil
1 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp vinegar
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup cocoa

Filling:
8 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels

How to prepare

Combine in small bowl – cream cheese, egg, salt, sugar and chocolate morsels mix Well and set aside Sift together in large bowl – flour, salt, baking soda, sugar, cocoa add water, oil, Vinegar and vanilla beat with electric mixer well Fill small muffin tins lined with muffin papers 1/2 full with chocolate batter top Each with 1/2 tsp cheese filling bake approximately 18 min.

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Crockpot sweet & sour kraut with pork chops

Ingredients

2 potatoes, wash & slice
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 1/2 cup sauerkraut, rinsed & drained
1 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
2 thick pork chops, trimmed

Pepper

How to prepare

Put potatoes in crockpot. Top with chopped onion. Combine sauerkraut, (1 can) with brown sugar and pineapple juice. Spoon over potatoes. Top with pork chops which have been trimmed of fat. Season with pepper to taste. Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours.
Serve with rye bread. Yield: 2 servings

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Barbecued garlic shrimp

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups unsalted butter
12 green onions, chopped
15 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups dry white wine
6 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 lbs large unpeeled shrimp
1 cup + 3 tbsp minced fresh parsley
Bamboo skewers, soaked in water 30 minutes
3 tbsp minced green onion tops tabasco
lemon wedges

How to prepare

Melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium-low heat. Add 12 chopped green onions and garlic and saut

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Peanut brittle

Ingredients

1 cup corn syrup, dark or light
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup, water
2 tsp margarine
1 1/2 cup peanuts, salted
1 tsp baking soda

How to prepare

Grease a baking sheet well mix the karo, sugar, water, and margarine in a heavy 2- Quart saucepan cook over med heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar is Dissolved and mixture boils continue cooking until the mixture registers 280

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Salsa de la casa

Ingredients

3 medium tomatoes, cored, peeled and finely chopped
1-2 jalapenos, cored, seeded and minced (1 1/2 in)
1/2 small onion, minced
1/4 cup minced cilantro
1 large clove garlic, pressed
salt
lime juice

How to prepare

Combine tomatoes, chiles, onion, cilantro and garlic. Add salt and lime juice to taste. Makes about 2 cups

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