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Sour Cream Substitute

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Sour Cream Substitute
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender, and combine on medium-high speed until smooth and creamy.
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Italian Vegetable Bake

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Italian Vegetable Bake
Instructions
  1. Drain and coarsely chop the tomatoes. Save liquid.
  2. In a casserole dish, mix together tomatoes and reserved liquid, onion, green beans, okra, green pepper, lemon juice, and herbs. Cover and bake at 325 °F for 15 minutes.
  3. Mix in the zucchini and eggplant, and continue baking, covered, for 60 to 70 more minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir occasionally.
  4. Sprinkle top with parmesan cheese just before serving.
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Garden Potato Salad

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Garden Potato Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, place potatoes, celery, green onion, and parsley.
  2. Meanwhile, in a blender or food processor, blend cottage cheese, milk, lemon juice, vinegar, celery seed, dill weed, dry mustard, and white pepper until smooth. Chill for 1 hour.
  3. Pour chilled cottage cheese mixture over vegetables; mix well.
  4. Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.
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Veggies With a Touch of Lemon

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Veggies With a Touch of Lemon
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. Steam broccoli and cauliflower until tender (about 10 minutes).
  2. In a small saucepan, mix the lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic, and cook over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Put the vegetables in a serving dish. Pour the lemon sauce over the vegetables. Garnish with parsley, and serve.
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New Potato Salad

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New Potato Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Thoroughly clean potatoes with a vegetable brush and water.
  2. Boil potatoes for 20 minutes or until tender.
  3. Drain, and cool potatoes for 20 minutes.
  4. Cut potatoes into quarters and mix with olive oil, onions, and spices.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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Wonderful Stuffed Potatoes

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Wonderful Stuffed Potatoes
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 1/2 hours
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 1/2 hours
Servings
Instructions
  1. Prick potatoes with fork. Bake at 425° F for 60 minutes or until fork is easily inserted.
  2. Remove from oven; cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Carefully scoop out each potato, leaving about ½ inch of pulp inside shell. Mash pulp in large bowl. 3 Mix in by hand remaining ingredients except parmesan cheese. Spoon mixture into potato shells. 4 Sprinkle top with ¼ tsp parmesan cheese. 5 Place on baking sheet and return to oven. Bake 15-20 minutes or until tops are golden brown.
  3. Mix in by hand remaining ingredients except parmesan cheese. Spoon mixture into potato shells.
  4. Sprinkle top with ¼ tsp parmesan cheese.
  5. Place on baking sheet and return to oven. Bake 15-20 minutes or until tops are golden brown.
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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. Cook potatoes, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Drain and recover.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, cook garlic in milk until garlic is soft, about 30 minutes.
  3. Add milk-garlic mixture and white pepper to potatoes. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed or mash with a potato masher until smooth.
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Delicious Oven-Baked French Fries

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Delicious Oven-Baked French Fries
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Scrub potatoes and cut them into long ½-inch strips. Place the strips in the ice water, cover, and chill for 1 hour or longer.
  2. Remove potato strips and dry them thoroughly. Preheat oven to 475 °F.
  3. Place garlic powder, onion powder, salt, white pepper, allspice, and pepper flakes in a plastic bag. Toss the potato strips in the spice mixture.
  4. Put the potato strips in a shallow baking pan, and brush them with oil.
  5. Cover the baking pan with aluminum foil, and bake at 475 °F for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove the foil, and continue baking, uncovered, for an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Turn fries occasionally to brown on all sides.
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Rainbow Fruit Salad

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Rainbow Fruit Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. Mix the fruit together in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the honey orange sauce and mix well.
  3. Just before serving, pour the honey orange sauce over the fruit.
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Black Beans With Rice

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Black Beans With Rice
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 1/4 hours
Servings
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 1/4 hours
Servings
Instructions
  1. Pick through beans to remove bad beans. Soak beans overnight in cold water. Drain and rinse.
  2. In a large soup pot or dutch oven, stir together the beans, water, green pepper, onion, vegetable oil, bay leaves, garlic, and salt. Bring to a boil, cover, and boil for 1 hour.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 3 to 4 hours, or until beans are very tender. Stir occasionally and add water if needed (if water level drops below the top of the beans).
  4. Remove about ⅔ of the beans and set aside. Use a spoon to mash the remaining beans against the side of the pot. Return the set-aside beans to the pot, stir, and heat through.
  5. Remove bay leaves and stir in vinegar or lemon juice when ready to serve.
  6. Serve over rice. Garnish with sliced pimento and lemon wedges.
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