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Sweet 'N Sour Polynesian Marinade

Summary

Yield
1 cups
SourceKaryl Hanhilammi (2004)
Prep time5 minutes
Cooking time
Total time5 minutes

Ingredients

1 cn
pineapple juice concentrate (6 oz., undiluted)
1⁄4 c
light soy sauce
1⁄4 c
white wine
2 T
vinegar (or lemon juice)
1 clv
garlic (fresh, minced)
1⁄2 t
ginger (ground)

Instructions

Combine ingredients and mix well; makes enough to marinate 5- to 6-pound lean beef round roast (or leg of lamb, fresh ham or two chickens). Put meat or poultry in plastic bag; add marinating mixture. Close bag tight; place bag in bowl and marinate in refrigerator all day or overnight. Makes about 1 1/4 cups marinade. 

Spiced Pecans

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceDebby Myers (1978)
Prep time5 minutes
Cooking time1 hour
Total time1 hour, 5 minutes

Ingredients

1
egg white (slightly beaten)
2 t
water
1⁄2 c
granulated sugar
1⁄2 t
salt
1⁄4 t
cinnamon
1⁄4 t
allspice
1⁄4 t
cloves

Instructions

Mix above together and add pecans and stir until coated. Grease cookie sheet and bake at 250° for 1 hour. Stir occasionally while in oven. Let cool and store in plastic bag. Serves: 1 pound pecans.

Tomato Sauce

Summary

Yield
1 pot
SourceSally Blue (1996)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Ingredients

5 T
olive oil
1 1⁄2 c
onions (chopped)
1 t
garlic (chopped)
3 cn
Italian-style tomatoes, 28 oz. (drained and coarsely chopped)
2 t
red pepper (crushed)
1⁄4 t
black pepper (freshly ground)
2 t
basil
 
salt
2 c
chicken stock

Instructions

(No instructions provided)

Mustard Bean Relish

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceMrs. Rhine (1970)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time10 minutes
Total time20 minutes

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1⁄2 c
vinegar
3 T
prepared mustard
1⁄2 t
minced onion
1⁄4 t
salt
1 cn
1-lb. yellow wax beans, drained (or 1 9-oz. pkg. frozen yellow beans, thawed)

Instructions

Combine all but beans, bring to boiling. Add beans and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Cover. Refrigerate overnight.

Sunshine Strawberry Preserves

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceCarol Van Swearingen (1978)
Prep time48 hours
Cooking time45 minutes
Total time48 hours, 45 minutes

Ingredients

 
strawberries (washed, hulled, perfect)

Instructions

Arrange strawberries in two layers in a large kettle. Sprinkle the layers with an equal amount of sugar. Permit to stand for 30 minutes. Heat over low heat until boiling, then simmer for 15 minutes. Pour the berries onto platters. Cover loosely with glass or plastic dome, out of the reach of insects. Permit the berries to stand in the sun for 2 or 3 days, until the juice forms a jelly. Turn the berries very gently twice a day. These preserves need not be reheated. Place in hot sterilized glasses and seal. Serve with a smile!

Aunt Leona Lafferty's Green Tomato Relish

Summary

Yield
6 Pints
SourceHelen Mercer (1975)
Prep time3 hours, 20 minutes
Cooking time5 minutes
Total time3 hours, 25 minutes

Ingredients

4 c
ground onions
4 c
ground cabbage
4 c
ground green tomatoes
18
ground red peppers (mangos)
1⁄2 c
salt
6 c
sugar
1 T
celery seed
2 T
mustard seed
1 1⁄2 t
turmeric
4 c
cider vinegar
2 c
water

Instructions

Grind vegetables, using coarse blade. Sprinkle on 1/2 cup salt, let stand for 3 hours. Drain. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over vegetable mix. Heat to boiling and simmer for 3 minutes. Seal while hot. Makes 6 to 7 pints.

Apple Cider Syrup (Makes a Nice Change!)

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceKathy Murdock (1993)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time40 minutes

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
2 T
cornstarch
1⁄2 t
pumpkin pie spice
2 c
apple cider
2 t
lemon juice
1⁄4 c
butter or oleo

Instructions

Mix sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir in pumpkin pie spice. Add apple cider and lemon juice. Cook until thick. Stir in butter or oleo.

Presto Pesto

Summary

Yield
1 cup
SourceAmy Sutton, Lane Road Library (2005)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time
Total time10 minutes

Ingredients

3⁄4 c
chopped basil
3⁄4 c
parmesan/romano cheese (grated)
1⁄4 c
pine nuts
2 t
lemon juice
1 c
olive oil
  ds
garlic powder
 
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

In blender, combine all of the ingredients. Process until smooth. 

Jalapeño Pepper Jam

Summary

Yield
5 Jars
SourceMillie Harkrader (1989)
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time30 minutes

Ingredients

4
green bell peppers
14
jalapeno peppers (ground, approx. 1 cup)
6 1⁄2 c
granulated sugar
1 1⁄2 c
white vinegar
1 pt
Certo (1 to 2 half-pint bottles, usually 2 needed)

Instructions

Seed and grind peppers, cutting them very fine. (This can be done in the blender, using a small amount of vinegar. Leave blender on for a short time only.) Combine all ingredients, except Certo. Bring to a full boil (a boil that cannot be stirred down). Boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, pour into sterilized jars and seal. Serve over cream cheese. 

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