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Artichoke Dip

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is a favorite for our traditional Christmas eve buffet. From Sharon Stellrecht. l 14oz can artichoke hearts (not the marinated sort) l cup Hellman’s Mayo (the “light” kind is fine, but why bother?) l […]

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Barbecued Lima Beans

3/8/2009 meps 0

Even lima-haters will enjoy this. It’s a family favorite from Barry’s Mom. 1/2 lb salt pork 2 C dried lima beans 5-1/2 C water 2 T vegetable oil 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic, […]

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Barbecued Spareribs

12/25/2006 meps 0

The original recipe for this came from Harrison’s Restaurant, in Grandview (Columbus), Ohio. Good barbecued spareribs are made in two basic steps: Cooking the ribs and then applying the barbecue sauce. First, cook the ribs […]

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Beet hummus

9/23/2010 meps 0

1/2 lb pound beets, cooked, peeled, and diced 2 T tahini 4-5 T lemon juice 1-3 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 T cumin 1 T lemon zest 1/4 t salt 1-1/2 t sesame oil (optional) […]

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Black Hawk Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

Toss with Lettuce: Dried Onion Flakes (re hydrated) or fresh chopped onions Italian salad dressing (e.g. Good Seasons) Put on plates, and sprinkle with: Parmesan Cheese Bacon Bits (or Bacos…)

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Brownsville Shrimp and Rice

3/14/2008 meps 0

Serves 6. 1 lb medium frozen shrimp, peeled, or 3 cans (4-1/2 oz) shrimp, drained 1 C sliced celery 1 C chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced 2 T butter or oil 1-lb can diced […]

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Cajun Jambalaya in the slow cooker

1/8/2006 meps 1

This flavorful recipe comes from Julie Miller, Barry’s sister. We had it with Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, but Melinda’s XXX would be even better. Serves 8. The smaller amounts allow it to fit in a […]

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Dream Bars

12/24/2006 meps 0

When Grandma used to send us a huge box of cookies every Christmas, this one was my favorite kind. She would wrap every cookie individually in plastic wrap, and I’d root through the whole box […]

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Fluffy Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

16 oz. cottage cheese 8 oz. frozen whipped topping, thawed 20 oz. crushed pineapple, drained 6 oz. pkg. any flavor gelatin Combine everything and chill.

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Grasshopper Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

Barry’s favorite, from his Grandma Crust: 1 1/4 c. crushed oreo type cookies(about 20 cookies) scant 1/3 c. melted butter or margarine Mix ingredients together and pat into a 9 inch pie pan covering bottom […]

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Loraine’s Dip

7/14/2004 meps 0

Barry’s Grandma, Loraine, invented this recipe long ago, and gave it to some friends. Many years later, a woman served it to her at a party, saying, “Isn’t it funny, this dip has the same […]

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Nona’s Cheesecake

1/16/2007 meps 0

This recipe comes from Barry’s great-grandmother via his cousin Sandy Langdon, of Traverse City, Michigan. “Cousin,” in this case, is kind of a simplified term — Sandy is both Barry’s first-cousin-once-removed and his second-cousin-once-removed. I’m […]

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North Carolina-Style Coleslaw

1/25/2011 meps 0

This zippy slaw is not like anything we ate while living in North Carolina — it’s got some serious spicy-hot kick to it. Maybe Tex-Mex Coleslaw would be a more appropriate name! Makes a generous […]

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Oatmeal Scotchies

7/14/2004 meps 0

Barry’s #1 favorite cookie, from his Mom. The company that makes the butterscotch chips has changed the recipe printed on the bag, but this is the original version, featuring orange extract. 1 C flour 1 […]

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Pork Curry Hot Pot

9/16/2011 meps 0

2 lbs lean boneless pork, (cut into 1 inch cubes) (I use leftover pork or other meats) 2 T margarine/olive oil (unnecessary if already cooked) 1-1/2 C sliced onion 1 C chopped peeled raw apples […]

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Raspberry Truffle Cream Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Barry’s sister, Julie Miller: 1-2/3 C (10 oz package) Hershey’s raspberry chips 1/3 C milk 2 C miniature or 20 large marshmallows 3-1/2 C (8 oz) frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed 1 packaged crumb […]

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Rhubarb with asparagus and mushrooms

7/28/2007 meps 1

This is a very unusual rhubarb recipe: A vegetable side dish, instead of a dessert. All the other rhubarb recipes I’ve seen call for tons of sugar to temper the sourness. Instead, this one uses […]

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Rum Balls

7/14/2004 meps 0

Wickedly good…from Sharon Stellrecht 2-1/2 C crushed vanilla wafers (you can use graham crackers, but I’ve never tried it) 1C powdered sugar 2T cocoa 3T light corn syrup 1/4C rum (you can use bourbon or […]

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Smoked Salmon Ball

10/7/2006 meps 0

Wondering what to do with that can of salmon that’s been in the cupboard forever? This wonderful recipe turns inexpensive canned salmon into a gourmet dish. If you don’t give the secret away, people will […]

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Snowball

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Barry’s Grandma – yummy! 1 large angel food cake (rub off the brown crust and break into small pieces with a fork) Dissolve 1 package lemon jello in 1 C boiling water. Add 1 […]

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Southwest Beanpot

7/14/2004 meps 0

Sharon and Dave’s new favorite version of chili 2 lbs ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 T flour 1-2 T chili powder 1 t cumin seed 1/2 t salt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 8-oz […]

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Appetizers

Spinach Balls

7/14/2004 meps 0

Nice party finger food, from Sharon 1 10 oz. pkg. frozen chopped spinach 1 cup herb seasoned bread stuffing, crushed to crumbs (about 3 oz.) (I go by weight since the 1 cup seemed too […]

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Stellrecht Oyster Stew

12/24/2006 meps 0

This is a Stellrecht tradition, to be eaten while trimming the Christmas tree each year. Barry’s parents recreated the recipe from a Campbell’s soup can! The only problem with the tradition was, the kids never […]

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Wilted Lettuce Dressing

7/14/2004 meps 0

(from Sharon Stellrecht — often made when Dave grows too much lettuce) Dice 4 slices of bacon and fry until crisp. (if you like your bacon bits crisp, remove them now and add back when […]