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Veggie Spaghetti Sauce

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Veggie Spaghetti Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Instructions
  1. In a medium skillet, heat the olive oil. Sauté onions, garlic, and zucchini in oil for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes. Serve over spaghetti.
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Carrot-Raisin Bread

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Carrot-Raisin Bread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly oil a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Stir together the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the center of the dry mixture.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together remaining ingredients; add this mixture all at once to dry ingredients. Stir just enough to moisten and evenly distribute the carrots.
  4. Turn into the prepared pan. Bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes in the pan. Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.
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Banana-Nut Bread

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Banana-Nut Bread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly oil a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Stir together mashed bananas and buttermilk; set aside.
  3. Cream brown sugar and margarine together until fluffy. Beat in egg. Add banana mixture; beat well.
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add all at once to liquid ingredients. Stir until well blended.
  5. Stir in nuts, and turn into the prepared pan. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes in the pan. 7 Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.
  6. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes in the pan.
  7. Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.
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Apricot-Orange Bread

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Apricot-Orange Bread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly oil two 9×5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Cook apricots in water in a covered medium-sized saucepan for 10 to 15 minutes, or until tender but not mushy. Drain; reserve ¾ cup of the liquid. Set apricots aside to cool.
  3. Cream together the margarine and sugar. By hand, beat in the egg and orange peel.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, dry milk powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with reserved apricot liquid and orange juice.
  5. Stir apricot pieces and pecans into batter.
  6. Turn batter into prepared pans.
  7. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until bread springs back when lightly touched in center.
  8. Cool each loaf for 5 minutes in the pan. Remove from pan and completely cool on wire rack before slicing.
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Yogurt Salad Dressing

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Yogurt Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a glass or stainless steel bowl. Refrigerate.
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Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Place the garlic cloves into a small saucepan and add enough water (about ½ cup) to cover them.
  2. Bring water to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until garlic is tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Reduce the liquid to 2 tablespoons and increase the heat for 3 minutes.
  4. Pour the contents into a small sieve over a glass or stainless steel bowl, and with a wooden spoon, mash the garlic through the sieve into the bowl.
  5. Whisk the vinegar into the garlic mixture; then incorporate the oil and seasonings, and mix thoroughly.
  6. Let stand for 30 minutes to let the flavors meld. Give the dressing a good whisk immediately before serving.
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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
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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
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
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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
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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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