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Polish Sausage Casserole


Polish sausage casserole also contains potatoes, Brussels sprouts and corn. It is an easy one pot meal that once put together bakes unattended in the oven while you do other things. The spices in the sausage blends well with the … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Raisin Quick Bread


Cinnamon raisin quick bread is wonderful to have on hand over weekends and during the week for after school snacks. Serve slices with coffee, tea or cocoa on a cold winter afternoon. The recipe takes little time to put together … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!


I hope that everyone has a nice, safe New Year’s eve. This should have been posted earlier. But life catches up at times. Keep the hints handy to use next year. Know what a distributer cap looks like and how … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees


In the 1950s the Christmas tree was the one iconic item the whole season was built around, or it was in our house. My parents spent a lot of time picking out the perfect tree from the selection available while … Continue reading

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Quick Beef Stew


This recipe for quick beef stew makes an economical and filling meal. It is ready to serve in less than two hours. The recipe takes advantage of items from the freezer or leftovers. Onion, beef bouillon and Worcestershire sauce season … Continue reading

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Apple Dumplings


Apple dumplings are a favorite dessert during Fall. This recipe for also includes a recipe for a lemon custard sauce to serve over the dumplings. The recipe comes from a booklet published in 1945 by the Pillsbury flour company. The … Continue reading

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Zwiebelkuchen or Onion Cake


Zwiebelkuchen is onion cake in German. It is a main dish traditionally served in late summer and early Fall along with new wine. The recipe combines a layer of homemade bread dough with a layer of onion and sausage, then … Continue reading

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