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Pumpkin Pie

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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Pumpkin Pie
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
Ingredients
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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Apple Coffee Cake

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Apple Coffee Cake
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly oil a 13×9×2-inch pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine apples with sugar, raisins, and pecans; mix well. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  3. Stir in oil, vanilla, and egg. Sift together flour, baking soda, and cinnamon; stir into apple mixture about 1/3 at a time, stirring just enough to moisten dry ingredients.
  4. Turn batter into pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  5. Cool cake slightly before serving.
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Chicken Gumbo

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Chicken Gumbo
Instructions
  1. Add oil to a large pot, over medium heat.
  2. Stir in flour. Cook, stirring constantly, until flour begins to turn golden brown.
  3. Slowly add the chicken broth, stirring constantly with a whisk, and cook for 2 minutes. The mixture should not be lumpy.
  4. Add all ingredients except okra. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  5. Add okra, and let cook for 15 to 20 more minutes.
  6. Remove bay leaf.
  7. Serve hot in a bowl or over rice.
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Corn Chowder

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
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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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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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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
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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Black Beans With Rice

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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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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Yosemite Chicken Stew and Dumplings

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Yosemite Chicken Stew and Dumplings
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 1/2 hours
Servings
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 1/2 hours
Servings
Instructions
  1. To prepare the stew: Place chicken, onion, carrot, celery, salt, black pepper, cloves, bay leaf, and water in a large pot. Heat to boiling; cover and reduce heat to simmer. Cook for about 30 minutes, until chicken is tender.
  2. Remove chicken and vegetables from broth. Set aside.
  3. Strain broth and skim fat; measure and, if necessary, add water to make 3 cups liquid. Set aside 1 cup (see next step), and return the rest of the broth to the pot.
  4. Mix cornstarch with 1 cup cooled broth by shaking vigorously in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Pour the mixture into the pot.
  5. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil and is thickened.
  6. Add the basil, peas, and reserved vegetables to the pot; stir to combine. Add chicken, and heat slowly to boiling while preparing cornmeal dumplings.
  7. To prepare the dumplings: Sift together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt into a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, mix together the milk and oil.
  8. Add milk mixture all at once to the dry ingredients; stir just enough to moisten the flour and evenly distribute the liquid. Dough will be soft.
  9. Drop by full tablespoons on top of the stew. Cover tightly; heat to boiling. Reduce heat (do not lift cover) to simmering, and steam for about 20 minutes.
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Scallop Kabobs

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Scallop Kabobs
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill pan or oven broiler (with the rack 3 inches from heat source) on high temperature.
  2. Parboil green peppers for 2 minutes.
  3. On eight metal or water-soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread the green peppers, scallops, and cherry tomatoes.
  4. Combine next five ingredients in a small bowl. Brush kabobs with wine/oil/lemon mixture.
  5. Grill or broil the kabobs for 15 minutes, turning and basting frequently. Serve two skewers per serving.
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Chicken Kabobs

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Chicken Kabobs
Instructions
  1. Sprinkle chicken cubes with pepper.
  2. Thread 8 skewers as follows: chicken, mushroom, chicken, onion, chicken, orange quarter, chicken, pineapple chunk, cherry tomato.
  3. Place kabobs in a shallow pan.
  4. Combine the remaining ingredients; spoon over kabobs. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  5. Drain. Broil kabobs 6 inches from heat, for 15 minutes on each side, brushing with marinade every 5 minutes. Discard any leftover marinade.
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