• Grape Salad with Pecans

    Grape Salad with Pecans
    Source- Jennifer Wiilams
    2 1/2 lb. Red and green seedless grapes
    4 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
    1/2 c. sour cream or greek yogurt (plain or vanilla)
    1/4 tsp. salt
    3 tbsp. packed light brown sugar, divided
    3/4 c. toasted pecans
    Halve half of the grapes. Stir together cream cheese, sour cream, salt, and 2 tablespoons brown sugar in a bowl until sugar is dissolved. Add grapes and stir gently to coat. Top with pecans and remaining brown sugar just before serving.

  • Bacon and Cheese Filled Burgers

    Bacon and Cheese Filled Burgers
    Source- Jennifer Williams
    3 tbsp. dark brown sugar
    1 1/2 tsp. paprika
    1/2 tsp. garlic powder
    1/2 tsp. ground cumin
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
    1 lb. ground beef
    1/2 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
    6 slice bacon
    4  buns
    Heat grill to medium. Combine the sugar, spices, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and set aside. Form the beef into 8 equal patties. Combine cheese and crumbled bacon and place an equal amount on 4 of the patties. Place the remaining patties over the cheese and bacon and pinch the ...


    By: amishamerica.com

    2 cup flour

    1 teaspoon salt

    1/2 cup shortening

    1/3 cup cold water

    Stewed fruit

    Sift the flour and salt together.  Cut in the shortening and mix together using hands. Add water. Place on a floured surface, and roll out about to a thickness of 1/8 inch. Cut out circles of about 4 inches in diameter using a large cookie cutter. In each circle, place 1 1/2 tablespoons of sweetened mashed fruit (good choices include peaches, dried apricots, snitz, thick apple sauce as well as raspberry or blueberry filling). Moisten the edges with cold water ...


    By: amishamerica.com

    Dandelion greens (or lettuce or endive)

    ½ pound Bacon

    2 tablespoons flour

    1 ½ cup milk

    1 tbsp. sugar

    Salt to taste

    Vinegar to taste

    2 hard- boiled eggs, diced

    You can use as much finely cut-up dandelion greens, lettuce or endives as you like. Cut up the strips of bacon, place into a pan and fry. Use a portion of the drippings to make pan gravy.  Do this by adding your flour to the drippings and browning over medium heat. When it turns brown add milk, and stir constantly until the mixture comes to ...

  • Amish After-Church Casserole

    Amish After-Church Casserole
    By: The Amish Cook

    1 1 /2 pounds hamburger

    1 onion, chopped

    1 /2 pounds spaghetti, cooked 10 minutes and drained

    2 cups fresh peas

    2 cups tomato juice

    1 pound your favorite cheese


    Brown hamburger and onions.

    Drain off grease.

    Add tomato juice and simmer 20 minutes.

    Put cooked spaghetti around the edge of your pan and put the peas in the center.

    Simmer another 15 minutes.

    Cover with cheese and simmer until cheese is completely melted.

  • Chocolate Marshmallow Madness Cupcakes

    Chocolate Marshmallow Madness Cupcakes
    Source- www.hungry-girl.com
    One 25-calorie packet hot cocoa mix (like Swiss Miss Diet or Nestlé Fat Free)Half of an 18.25-oz. box (about 1 3/4 cups) moist-style devil's food cake mix1/2 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original)1 tbsp. Splenda No Calorie Sweetener or granulated sugar1/8 tsp. salt
    Glaze1/4 cup Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Creme1 tsp. light vanilla soymilk
    Topping1 tbsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips12 mini marshmallows
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.In a tall glass, combine cocoa mix with 2 oz. hot water. Stir until cocoa dissolves.Add 6 oz. cold water and stir well. Set aside.In ...

  • Sweet Potato and Egg Salad

    Sweet Potato and Egg Salad
    2 small sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small 1/2" pieces2 tablespoons coconut oil5 hardboiled eggs, peeled and diced1 cup leftover diced ham2 tablespoons diced chives2 tablespoons homemade mayo, or hellmansSea salt and black pepper to taste
    In a large skillet, heat the coconut oil over medium heat.  Once the oil is hot, add the cut up sweet potatoes andsaute until the the potatoes are browned and fork tender.  Remove from heat and set aside.In a large mixing bowl add the diced eggs, ham, and chives.Add the cooked sweet potatoes, mayo, salt and pepper ...

  • Should You Buy New Or Recently Used Agriculture Equipment For Sale? Ask These Helpful Questions To Find Out

    There are equally good reasons to buy new equipment as there is to buy recently used agriculture equipment for sale. It all depends on your budget, availability and the type of equipment you're buying. 
    Whether you buy new or used agriculture equipment for sale, you need to know what to look for and what questions to ask. Here are some suggestions to help you decide whether to buy new or buy used agricultural equipment.
    Here Are Some Questions That Will Help You To Decide If You Should Buy Used Or New Agriculture Equipment For Sale:
    1. Do ...

  • Crockpot pancakes

    1-2 hours on high in a smaller crockpot
    Pancake Mix…your regular batter mixed according to the box instructions.  Use the amounts that will work for your number of mouthsto feed.Syrup…1 cup for the Batter + enough for drizzling on the top
    Butter..for the top
    In a large bowl mix up your Pancake batter…stir in one cup of Maple Syrup.Pour the syrupy batter into your Crock-Pot and set it according to your particular amount and time…Add an extra drizzle of Syrup over the batter for good luck, if you’d like.Now..set it but don't forget it.  Check it after 1 hour.

  • Apple Orchard Panini

    Apple Orchard Paninifrom iowagirleats.com
    Italian bread or Ciabatta bunsExtra virgin olive oilApple butterRoasted deli turkeyGranny Smith apples, thinly slicedBrie cheese, sliced
    Preheat panini maker to medium-high. Brush one side of 2 slices of bread with extra virgin olive oil.Turn slices over then spread apple butter generously on both slices. Layer on turkey, apple slices,and brie cheese then place other side of bread on top. Place in panini maker (alternatively, cook the sandwichin a skillet on the stovetop) until golden brown and crispy. Allow to rest for 2 minutes then slice with a serrated knife.

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