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Recipe – Foot Soak

2 tbsp. carrier oil 5–20 drops of essential oils of choice, such as peppermint, lavender, rosemary, lemon, lemongrass, or clary sage 2 cups Epsom salt 1/4 cup dried flowers, such as rose, chamomile, and lavender Combine carrier oil and essential

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Recipe – Fried Cabbage with Bacon

¼ to ½ lb of bacon, cut into ½-inch pieces 1 medium onion, chopped or 3 T dried 1 t garlic, minced or 2 cloves or ½ t dried 1 t paprika 1 t creole seasoning 1 head green cabbage,

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Recipe – Spring Soup (Carrot/Pea/Potato)

Ingredients 3 carrots, diced (about 2 c) 2 medium potatoes, diced (about 3 c) 1 lb dried peas (split or whole, yellow or green) 2 t vegetable bullion 4 c water (plus more as needed) 1/2 lb bacon, diced 1

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Recipe – Swedish Pancakes

Ingredients 3 eggs 1-1/4 c milk 3/4 c flour, all-purpose (plus more as needed) 1 T sugar 1/2 t salt 1 T oil Dash of cinnamon (optional) Dash of vanilla (optional) Instructions Beat eggs. Then add sugar and salt and

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Recipe – Mulberry Jam

Ingredients 2 ½ c mulberries 1 ½ c sugar 1 T lemon juice 2 T water Instructions Prepare the jars you will be storing your jam in by washing thoroughly with warm water and soap. Set to dry. In a

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Recipe – Marinades

Asian 1⁄4 c soy sauce 1 T sesame oil 2 T rice vinegar ½ t garlic, dried ¼ t ginger, dried 2 t onions, dried Dash black pepper Bourbon 1/4 c honey 1/4 c soy sauce 1/2 c ketchup 1/2

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Recipe – Microwave “Souffle”

Not exactly sure what you would call this. In other places I have seen them called brownies or cakes (when sweet). Hopefully, Julia Child will forgive me for calling them souffles. They do puff up while cooking, so maybe that

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Recipe – Beef Stew

Ingredients 3 lbs. boneless chuck roast, cut into 2-inch pieces 3 T vegetable oil (or more as needed) salt black pepper 1 onion, diced coarse 1/4 c flour 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 c red wine 3 c beef broth

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Drink – Switchel (honey/vinegar/ginger)

My younger brother started developing this recipe last year after having something similar. I had forgotten about it until I found a recipe only and discovered it had the name “Switchel”. It dates back to at least the late 1800’s

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Recipe – Dark Fruitcake

This recipe started out from the Better Homes and Garden cookbook. The major changes I have made were to increase the quantities of fruits, nuts, and spices and to add some new spices. Ingredients 12-oz of frozen orange juice concentrate

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November 2020