Apple-Pecan Salad Filling For Cranberry Molds

Author: enetwal | Filed under: Side Dishes | On Oct 24, 2009

Apple-Pecan Salad Filling For Cranberry Molds

16 Servings

2 c Apples, peeled/chopped
1 t Lemon juice
1/2 c Celery, thinly sliced
1 c Pecans, coarsely chopped
1/4 c Mayonnaise
1/4 t Salt
1/2 c Heavy cream, whipped

1. Combine apples, lemon juice, celery, pecans, mayonnaise, and salt; stir to blend. Cover and refrigerate until about 1 hour before serving. Fold in whipping cream. Return salad to refrigerator until time to serve.

2. Makes sufficient salad to fill 2- 6-cup cranberry molds, with enough left over to surround mold with salad.



Apple-Pepper Jelly

Author: enetwal | Filed under: condiments | On Oct 24, 2009

Apple-Pepper Jelly

4 Servings

2 c Water
6 oz Frozen Apple Juice, Thawed
1 3/4 oz Powdered Fruit Pectin,1 Pk
3 3/4 c Sugar
1 Red Pepper, Crushed, To Taste
1/8 t Red Food Coloring

Stir the water, apple juice concentrate and pectin in a 3-quart saucepan, until the pectin is dissolved. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Add the sugar and red pepper then heat to a rolling boil, stirring constantly.

Remove from the heat and strain. Add the red food color.
Immediately pour into hot sterilized jars or glasses or freezer containers. Cover tightly and cool. Refrigerate no longer than 4 weeks or freeze no longer than 2 months. Serve with meat.

Makes 4 half pints of jelly.

GRAPE JELLY:

Substitute 1 can (6 oz) of frozen grape juice concentrate for the
apple juice concentrate. Omit the red pepper and food color.

TANGERINE JELLY:

Substitute 1 can (6 oz) frozen tangerine juice concentrate for the
apple juice concentrate. Omit red pepper and food color.



Apricot-Ginger Cranberry Sauce

Author: enetwal | Filed under: Side Dishes | On Oct 24, 2009

Apricot-Ginger Cranberry Sauce

6 Servings

INGREDIENTS
14 Dried apricots,each cut into 3 strips
1/2 c Cranberry juice
12 oz Fresh (or thawed),Frozen
-cranberries
1/2 c Plus 1 tbsp. sugar
1 T Minced,pared, fresh ginger

Soak the dried apricots in the cranberry juice in a medium saucepan for ten minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and stir them well. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat until the cranberries have popped and the syrup has thickened slightly – that should take about 5 minutes. Let the sauce cool to room temperature, then refrigerate it (covered) until it’s *cold*.

It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Transfer the sauce to a serving dish and serve while it’s still cold. The colder the better, so long as it isn’t frozen.



Apricot-Raisin Jam

Author: enetwal | Filed under: condiments | On Oct 24, 2009

Apricot-Raisin Jam

6 Servings

1/2 lb apricot halves, Dried
-coarsely, chopped
1 c Golden raisins
Juice and rind of 1,Grated
-lemon
1 c Orange juice
2 c Sugar

1. Place the apricots and raisins in a bowl and add water to cover. Cover the bowl tightly and let it stand overnight.

Drain the liquid into a large, heavy saucepan and chop the apricots coarsely. Add the apricots, raisins, lemon juice and rind, and orange juice to the pan, place over low heat, and bring to a simmer. Cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Add the sugar and continue cooking, stirring frequently until the mixture of fruit is very soft and the syrup sheets when dropped from the side of a spoon (220 degrees on a candy thermometer), 15 to 20 minutes.

Spoon the jam into sterilized half-pint jars. Seal the jars, process in a boiling-water bath for 10 minutes and cool.

Store in a cool, dark place.



Artichoke Appetizer

Author: enetwal | Filed under: Side Dishes | On Oct 24, 2009

Artichoke Appetizer

12 Servings

4 Eggs,beaten
1/2 lb Cheddar cheese,grated
12 oz Jars marinated artichokes
-cut up
Salt & pepper,To Taste
Dash of tabasco
3 Green onions,chopped fine
6 Soda crackers,crushed
1 Clove garlic,crushed

Saute’ onions and garlic in artichoke oil; then drain. Mix all
ingredients and spread in greased 8×8″ pan. Bake at 325 for 30 min.

Can be baked, frozen and re- heated.



Aunt Sadie’s Brisket of Beef

Author: enetwal | Filed under: Entree | On Oct 24, 2009

Aunt Sadie’s Brisket of Beef

8 Servings
3 Large onions-Sliced Paper Thin
8 Whole allspice
Salt and pepper
Garlic powder
Hungarian paprika
5-6 lb brisket; 1st cut

Remove any excess fat from brisket, but leave a little on top. Place one half of the onions on bottom of pan.

Season the onions with a little salt, pepper, garlic powder and lots of Hungarian paprika. Place brisket on top of onions, then other half of onions and allspice on top of the brisket. Cover and roast in a 300 degree F. oven for 3 hours.

Test your brisket and when it is fork tender, take it out. Let it cool and then slice it very thin. Strain juice and either thicken it with a little cornstarch or serve it au jus. You will have a very dark brown juice.

NOTE: Best when made one day in advance.



Aunt Velma’s Shortbread

Author: enetwal | Filed under: Cookies | On Oct 24, 2009

Aunt Velma’s Shortbread

1 c Butter
1/2 c Sugar,icing
2 1/2 c Flour,all purpose – sifted

Preheat oven to 350F. Place butter in bowl, should be at room temperature. Add icing sugar. Work together with hands. Add flour.

Keep working with hands till well mixed. Put the dough on a board and pat to 1/2″ thickness.

Cut in rectangles or fancy designs. Bake 20 – 25 minutes at 350F till light brown on edges.



Eggnog Bread

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