Submitted By: Gail from Cockatoo Vic AU

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Mix together:

1 10 oz pkg chopped broccoli (thawed & drained)
1 can creamed corn
1 beaten egg
1 Tbls minced onion
2 Tbls melted butter
1/2 tsp salt & pepper

Put in a 1/2 quart greased casserole and cover with bread crumbs tossed in melted butter.

Bake 45 mnutes at 350°. Serves 6-8.
11/Jun/08 5:51 AM
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Variation on Gails Quick and Easy Puffs

Use patty cake tins (not muffin), cut circles out of the puff pastry and press them into the greased spaces. Add grated cheese and ham or bacon, then drizzle a little beaten egg into each - they are like mini quiches!
12/Jun/08 7:23 PM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA
Zucchini Bread
3 eggs until fluffy.
1 c. oil
2 c. sugar
2 c. grated peeled zucchini.
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
2 c. flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
Add to zucchini mixture, then stir in:
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22/Jun/08 9:53 PM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
2-1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1/4 cup whipping cream
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Centers: After-dinner mints, whole candied cherries, More...
22/Jun/08 9:55 PM
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what's a smiley for drool?
26/Jun/08 5:30 PM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA

Separate 3 eggs and let whites stand all day at room temperature. Heat oven to 375°.
Beat egg whites and 1/4 tsp. salt until stiff. Gradually add 2/3-c. sugar & 1 tsp. vanilla. Continue beating until stiff.
Fold in 6 oz chocolate chips. More...
26/Jun/08 8:01 PM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA posted this recipe from
crystal From the netherlands

Herbal Tuna Salad
2 hard-cooked eggs
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons sour cream
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 teaspoon dried dill More...
26/Jun/08 8:39 PM
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Ant Claire’s Pork chops (quick and easy)

This was my ant’s Claire pork chops recipe to feed 8 children and adults …

Single pork chops are use for this recipe.

Quickly brown pork chops and places them in an oven proof skillet. Add one can of cream of mushroom soup More...
27/Jun/08 9:29 PM
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A Purim Special!!
A Recipe for Purim Fruitcake

Food Editor's Note: This recipe was circulated by a local orthodox rabbi. It was a big hit with our staff and we want to pass it on to you in the celebratory spirit of Purim.

1 cup water
1 cup sugar
4 More...
27/Jun/08 9:41 PM
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Thank you Danstell, I shall try this out tomorrow...and the day after...and possibly the day after that as well!
27/Jun/08 10:25 PM
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finally, for you Debby!

30g(1 oz) butter
2T sugar
1 egg
pinch salt
1/2 cup milk
1 cup S.R. flour

Heat gem irons in a hot oven 200C (400F). Mix butter and sugar to a cream, add egg, pinch salt and milk and combine with creamed mixture. Lightly fold in More...
30/Jun/08 10:30 AM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA
4th July 2006

Cheddar Cheese Fondue
1 Tbsp. Dry mustard
2 Tbsp. Water
3 Tbsp. Butter
3 Tbsp. Flour
Pepper to taste
1 c. milk
2 c. diced cheddar cheese

French or Italian bread cubes, ham chunks, mushrooms, apples, chicken More...
04/Jul/08 9:39 PM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA
4th July 2006

Apple-Oatmeal Cookies

1 1/2 c. oatmeal
3/4 c. flour
3/4 c. whole-wheat flour
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp.salt
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 c. raisins
1 c. finely chopped More...
04/Jul/08 9:43 PM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA
4th July 2006

Chocolate Hazelnut Mocha Cappuccino Pie
1 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
1 1/2 cups cold milk
2 tablespoons instant mocha cappuccino mix
2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 (9 inch) prepared More...
05/Jul/08 12:00 AM
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This vinaigrette is accented with Poultry Brown Base Sauce. The dressing develops more flavour after a few hours and can be stored for up to ten days. Use about 2 tablespoons of dressing foe each serving of 1½ cups of More...
05/Jul/08 8:46 AM
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Clafouti (French Breakfast Low Calorie Fat Free Diet)

This baked custardy puff studded with fresh fruit belongs to the same species as popovers, Yorkshire pudding, and souffled pancakes. It is a very easy breakfast dish that you can whip up in a blender in minutes. Then you can relax and More...
05/Jul/08 9:10 AM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA
6th July 2006

Jalapeno-Blue Cheese Burgers
Blue cheese, jalapeño and Swiss cheese round out these huge grilled burgers. These delicious burgers will make you think twice about eating chicken!
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready More...
06/Jul/08 3:05 PM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA
7th July 2006

Baked Dijon Salmon
'This is a wonderful way to prepare fresh salmon fillets in the oven. Be sure to make extra, your family will be begging for more!'
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 1/2 More...
07/Jul/08 10:38 PM
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Muriel From Montréal
7th July 2006

Zucchini Mousse (for 4)

6 Small Zucchinis - 2 TBS rice - Seasonings to taste

Wash veggies, put in pot with cold water and add the rice. Cook until rice is done. Pour all in colander. Trim the ends of and chop coarsely the More...
07/Jul/08 10:46 PM
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Andreas’ Linguine with Vine Ripened Tomatoes (Q&E)
(serves 4)

250g linguine
500g vine ripened tomatoes
80g onion, peeled
40g garlic, peeled
80g fresh basil
1 bay leaf
1 sprig fresh thyme
50ml extra virgin olive oil
125g butter
50g More...
11/Jul/08 8:15 PM
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Lisa’s Coconut Fish Curry Low-fat

Most of us love the creamy taste of a coconut based curry but could do without the fat content! Lisa from About Seniors shares her recipe (vol 8 Issue 32. This recipe serves four.


300g white fish, cut into medium sized More...
11/Jul/08 8:22 PM
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kristi From Bedias ,TX USA
13th July 2006

Strawberry Bread
3 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. cream of tartar
1 c. sour cream
1 c. strawberry preserves
1 c. margarine (rm temp)
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 eggs lightly beaten
Grease and flour 3 More...
13/Jul/08 11:16 PM
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nal From miami Supporting Member
18th July 2006

Easier Cuban Flan
5 egg yolks
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 can (equal amount) milk
1/4 C. sugar
1 t. water
coffee can
pressure cooker deep enough to hold a coffee can
Using heavy oven mitts, heat More...
18/Jul/08 10:12 PM
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nal From miami Supporting Member
18th July 2006

1 cup sugar, carmelized
6-10 eggs, well beaten
2 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk
2 (12 ounce) cans evaporated milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 dash cinnamon
(18-24 servings)
Coat tube pan with carmelized More...
18/Jul/08 10:15 PM
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azorean From montreal
18 July 2006

16 tbsp sugar
8 tbsp water
boil it till caramelized, coat pan and let it cool
4 cups milk (skim can be used)
8 eggs
peel of 1/2 lemon
12tbsp sugar
boil milk with lemon peel and 1/2 of the sugar; when milk is More...
18/Jul/08 10:25 PM
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I just realize that, weeks ago, I add a clafouti recipe.... and Jane had already have added a similar one... Sorry ...
Looks like Jane's one easier to do...with less eggs and flour.... I'll keep that one for sure!
19/Jul/08 11:44 AM
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very poor english....past, past tense is very difficult for me....
19/Jul/08 11:46 AM
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5 or 6 pared, sliced apples
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 tsp. salt
1 unbeaten egg
1/3 cup (or less) melted butter

Put apples in greased baking pan. In large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, More...
20/Jul/08 12:15 PM
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Jules From TX
20th July 2006

Very Good Caramel recipe
2 cups white sugar
1 1/2 cups corn syrup
2 cups heavy cream
1 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. Butter a 9x13 inch dish.
2. In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, 1 cup cream and butter. More...
20/Jul/08 7:36 PM
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Shiela has persuaded me to submit the recipe for
Grampy's Champagne Cocktails -

Place a sugar cube in the bottom of a champagne glass,
add a couple of drops of Bitters,
cover it with a generous slosh of cognac, and
top up the glass with good champagne.

A guaranteed party-starter.
21/Jul/08 1:50 PM
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Mango stripe.

This is a lovely light dessert which is rich enough without being cloying.

To serve 4. Recipe can be increased in half proportions to accommodate 6 or 8 persons.

4medium sized, ripe (yellow?) mangos, 1 per person.
1/3cup sugar
½cup More...
31/Jul/08 11:54 AM
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Sushi Rice
(Rayray; 1st August 2008

The following hints should help in preparing successful sushi rice. The notes are not so much concerned with the various toppings, usually of fish ingredients, which accompany the rice. The availability and nature of such toppings will vary from More...
02/Aug/08 8:30 AM
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10. The resulting rice should be grainy; slightly sticky; and markedy-flavoured with vinegar and sugar.
11. Where possible, use wooden utensils to transfer rice onto sheets of Nori. Moistening the surface of utensils will help to prevent the rice from sticking onto their More...
02/Aug/08 8:31 AM
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I found this in the archives, January 2006, didn't see it in the cook book so thought I'd post it here - it's from andré....

Slow roast pork for 12 people.

1 x Shoulder of Pork skin scored 9 1/2 kilo's
6 x Garlic cloves
1 x Centimetre of ginger fresh
2 x Fresh red More...
07/Aug/08 2:54 PM
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2T ghee or oil
1 onion, diced
1t ginger, grated
1 clove garlic, crushed
4t curry powder
500g beef mince
1 small tin tomato soup
1 cup frozen peas
1t garam masala
mint sauce to taste

Heat ghee on low heat, saute onions gently till transparent. More...
10/Sep/08 4:37 PM
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Veal for two - Quick and delicious
2 Veal fillets also called scallopini
Seasoned flour (by adding 1/2 teaspoon of mixed dry thyme, oregano, parsley)
Large knob of butter
Tablespoon of olive oil
½ cup thickened cream
Juice of small lemon
½ More...
11/Sep/08 5:01 AM
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Made it today by addind leeks and using left over veges water I collected from cooking daily veges.

French Canadian Pea Soup


1 lb Dried peas
8 cup -Water
1/2 lb Salt pork-all in one piece
1 x More...
24/Sep/08 11:23 AM
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To Die For Blueberry Muffins
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup whitesugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
1/3 cup milk
1 cup blueberries
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup all purpose flour
1/3 cup butter
1 1/2teaspoons ground More...
01/Oct/08 12:26 AM
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Cut pie pumpkin in half (~3 lb. pumpkin) Remove seeds and bake covered with foil about an hour at 350-375 degrees F. Remove pumpkin and mash.

1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. More...
05/Oct/08 11:36 AM
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Chocolate Chip Spice Cookies

1 cup unsalted butter
1-1/2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup walnuts, More...
07/Oct/08 7:43 AM
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