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Potato ‘n Broccoli Supreme

3 c. hot mashed potatoes (5-6 med potatoes) 1 pkg. (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened ¼ c. milk 1 egg 2 T. margarine salt & pepper to taste 1 (2.8 oz.) can French fried onions 2 (10 oz.) pkgs. frozen broccoli spears, cooked & drained 1 c. shredded American cheese Whip together potatoes, ...

Orange Broccoli

2 lbs. fresh broccoli salt to taste 1-2 c. water 5 T. butter 1 tsp. grated orange zest ¼ c. orange juice Clean broccoli and steam in hot water for about 6 mins. Drain, add butter, orange juice and zest. Cook for another 5 mins. until broccoli is tender. Barbara Warner Strasburg

Corn Pudding

¼ c. margarine ½ c. milk ½ c. sugar (can use ¼ c.) 3 T. flour 3 eggs 1 can creamed corn 1 tsp. vanilla Preheat oven to 350 degrees and melt margarine in casserole dish. Heat milk on low. Mix sugar, flour and beaten eggs. Add corn, warm milk and vanilla. Bake 1 hr. Magretta ...

Bread and Butter Pickle

6 C. (3 lbs.) cucumbers, sliced 2/3 c. (1/2 lb.) onions, sliced 2 qts. cold water 2/3 c. salt Wash cucumbers. Cut into slices. Add other ingredients and let stand overnight. Drain well and wash off salt. Add to syrup and boil for 10 mins. Pour into sterilized jars and seal. Syrup: 2 c. ...

Corn Pudding

12 oz. can cream style corn 2 (17 oz.) cans whole kernel corn 5 lightly beaten eggs ½ c. sugar 4 T. cornstarch ½ c. milk ½ c. melted butter ½ tsp. vanilla. Mix ingredients together and pour into as 3 qt. casserole. Bake for 1 hour at 400 degrees, stirring once. Fay Sonner Strasburg

Sweet Potato Casserole

1 (29 oz.) can sweet potatoes 1 egg ½ c. sugar ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ stick melted margarine Topping: 1 c. Ritz cracker crumbs 1 c. brown sugar ½ c. chopped walnuts or pecans 1 stick melted margarine Mash potatoes with milk and salt to taste (optional). Add the egg, sugar, cinnamon and ...

2010 Recipe Winners

Winners of 2010 Northern Virginia Daily recipe contest 1st Place - Carmel Apple Upside Down Cake Deborah Stanley of Edinburg wins a one-night stay at the George Washington Hotel in Winchester, plus dinner for two at The Dancing Goat, for her Carmel Apple Upside Down Cake. 2nd Place - Italian ...

Fire and Ice Nuts

The Fire: 1 lb cashews 1 egg white, beaten until frothy ¾ tsp. cayenne pepper ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. black pepper ½ tsp. sugar Mix spices together and then beat into egg white (after you've beaten it to the frothy stage.) Fold nuts into egg white and turn onto ...

Dill Crackers

Serves 6-8 ½ c. light oil 1 T. dill weed 1 pkg. Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix 1 (11 oz.) box oyster crackers Mix first three ingredients. Pour crackers in pan and pour liquid over crackers. Stir until crackers are coated. Let stand several hours before putting in sealed ...

Sausage Mushroom Appetizers

48 lg. fresh mushrooms 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 lb. bulk pork sausage, cooked and crumbled 1 c. shredded Swiss cheese ¼ c. mayonnaise* 3 T. butter or margarine, melted 2 T. finely chopped onion 2 tsp. spicy brown or horseradish mustard 1 tsp. garlic salt 1 tsp. Cajun seasoning 1 tsp. ...

Spiced Crackers

2 (9 oz.) bags of oyster crackers 1 pkg. Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Mix 1 c. vegetable oil ½ tsp. dill weed ½ tsp. lemon & pepper seasoning ¼ tsp. garlic salt ¼ tsp. onion salt 2 or 3 drops of tobasco sauce Whip ingredients (except crackers) with whisk until well blended. Pour ...

Linda’s Party Cheese Ball

2 (8 oz) pkgs. softened cream cheese 2 c. softened shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 T. chopped pimento 1 T. finely chopped onion 1 T. finely chopped green pepper 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp. lemon juice finely chopped pecans Combine softened cheeses and mix until well blended. Add all ...

Ham & Cheese Fritters

1 c. flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 2 eggs ½ c. milk 1 tsp. light oil 1 ¼ c. cubed cooked ham ¾ c. cubed Swiss cheese ¼ c. minced onion 2-3 c. oil Beat together first six ingredients until smooth. Stir in ham, cheese, and onion. Drop by rounded tablespoons into hot oil ...

Spicy Twist Dip

½ c. spicy brown mustard (Gulden's) ½ c. honey 3 T. red raspberry preserves (Smuckers) 1 T. mustard seeds 1 (15 oz.) bag Twist style pretzels Mix thoroughly all ingredients, except pretzels. Refrigerate for about one hour before serving. The dip will thicken as it chills. Serve with ...

Vegetarian Sausage Balls

8 oz. Morningstar Farms Veggie Sausage Patties, defrosted & crumbled 1 ¾ c. baking mix 2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese ½ c. butter, room temperature ½ tsp. seasoned salt ½ tsp. crushed red pepper 2 T. Worcestershire Sauce 2 T. milk Preheat over to 375 degrees. In a large ...

Creamy Hot Beef Dip

1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1 c. sour cream 3 oz. dried beef, rinsed & finely chopped 2 T. chopped green pepper 1 ½ T. minced onion ½ tsp. garlic powder pepper to taste raw vegetables or crackers Combine first 7 ingredients in a 1 qt. baking dish. Bake 375 degrees uncovered ...

Confetti Dip

1 (15 oz. can whole kernel corn, drained 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained 1/3 c. Italian salad dressing 1 (16 oz.) jar salsa Combine all ingredients together. Refrigerate several hours before serving. Serve with chips. Sharon McDonald Quicksburg

Vegetarian Cheese Ball

1 (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1 c. chopped bell pepper 1 T. chopped onion 1 small can crushed pineapple, drained 1 c. chopped pecans Combine cream cheese, bell pepper, onion and pineapple and shape into a ball. Roll in pecans. Chill. Serve with crackers. Kay Hamman Maurertown

Maple Dip Dressing

¼ c. maple syrup 2 T. light brown sugar 1 ¼ c. sour cream 2 T. whipping cream Mix maple syrup and sugar together. Blend in sour cream and whip on low speed with electric mixer until smooth. Add 2 T. whipping cream and whip on high until mixture is light and creamy. Serve with fall fruit. ...

Ham & Cheese Ball

2 c. ham 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese ½ c. onion 1 T. parsley flakes ¼ c. mayonnaise ¼ tsp. dry mustard Hot sauce to your taste Mix together. Can roll in nuts. Also good as a spread. Marie Will Mt. Jackson