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Pumpkin Pie

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Pumpkin Pie
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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For the pie filling:
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
Ingredients
For the pie filling:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 °F.
  2. Make the pie crust: Mix oats, flour, almonds, sugar, and salt together in small mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl/measuring cup, blend the oil and water together with a fork or small wire whisk, until emulsified (fully blended).
  4. Add the oil mixture to the dry ingredients, and mix well. If needed, add a small amount of water to hold the dough together.
  5. Work the dough into a disk shape, and roll on a lightly floured surface into a 12-inch circle.
  6. Press into a 9-inch pie pan and bake for 8-10 minutes, or until light brown.
  7. Turn down oven to 350 °F.
  8. Make the filling: Mix sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together in a bowl.
  9. Add eggs and vanilla, and mix to blend ingredients.
  10. Add pumpkin and milk, and stir to combine.
  11. Pour into prepared pie shell. Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean.
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Rice Pudding

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Rice Pudding
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Put the water and cinnamon sticks into a medium-sized saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in the rice. Cook on low heat for 30 minutes, until rice is soft and water has evaporated.
  3. Add milk, sugar, and salt. Cook for another 15 minutes until it thickens.
  4. Remove cinnamon sticks, and serve warm.
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Sweet Potato Custard

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Sweet Potato Custard
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 °F. Spray a 1-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together sweet potato and banana. Add milk, blending well.
  3. Add brown sugar, egg yolks, and salt, and mix thoroughly.
  4. Transfer sweet potato mixture to casserole dish.
  5. Combine raisins, sugar, and cinnamon; sprinkle over the top of the sweet potato mixture.
  6. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
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Corn Chowder

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Corn Chowder
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a medium-sized sauté pan.
  2. Add celery, onion, and green pepper and sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add corn, potatoes, water, salt, pepper, and paprika. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium; and cook, covered, for about 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  4. Place ½ cup milk in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add flour, close lid, and shake vigorously.
  5. Add mixture gradually to cooked vegetables, and then add remaining milk.
  6. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Serve garnished with chopped fresh parsley.
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Homemade Turkey Soup

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Homemade Turkey Soup
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings
Instructions
  1. Place turkey carcass in a large 6-quart pot. Cover with water, at least ¾ full.
  2. Peel onions, cut into large pieces, and add to pot. Wash celery stalks, slice, and add to pot as well.
  3. Simmer, covered, for about 2 ½ hours.
  4. Remove carcass from pot. Cool soup in the refrigerator (hint: divide soup into smaller, shallower containers for quicker cooling).
  5. While soup is cooling, remove remaining meat from turkey carcass. Discard bones and cut meat into bite-sized pieces.
  6. After soup has cooled, skim off fat from top. Return soup to pot.
  7. Add turkey meat to skimmed soup, along with herbs and spices.
  8. Bring to a boil and add pastina. Continue cooking on low boil for about 20 minutes, until pastina is done. Serve at once or refrigerate for later reheating.
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Meatball Soup

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Meatball Soup
Instructions
  1. In a large stock pot, combine water, annato, bay leaf, ½ chopped onion, green pepper, and ½ teaspoon of mint. Bring to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the meatballs: In a bowl, combine chicken and beef, the other half chopped onion, tomato, oregano, corn flour, pepper, garlic, and salt. Mix well. Form into 1-inch meatballs. Place meatballs in boiling water and lower heat. Cook over low heat for 30 to 45 minutes.
  3. Add carrots, chayote, cabbage, and celery. Cook over low heat for 25 minutes. Add corn and zucchini and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Serve warm, garnished with cilantro and the rest of the mint.
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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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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
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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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
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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Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
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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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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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
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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