Glazed Ham Recipe


Ingredients for glaze
1 cup brown sugar

1 cup beer

¼ cup honey

1 Tablespoon mustard

(French’s 100% Natural Yellow)

¼ cup lemon juice

(squeezed from lemons)

Mix ingredients and bring to a rolling boil while stirring frequently and pour liquid over the ham and between slices. Use a brush to thoroughly apply the mixture.

Place the ham inside a cooking bag or cover it with heavy duty Reynolds Wrap and place in a container with a lid to seal the juices and flavor.  Allow the ham to set for several hours in your refrigerator before baking or heating in your oven. Baking temperature (350 degrees)

After baking, arrange pineapples around the ham. Grapes or, other fruits of your choice can be added. Baking temperature (350 degrees)

Note: The amount of ingredients you use should depend on your taste, and the size of the ham.

Recipe by: Ellen J. Barrier

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Spicy Jack Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

2 cups (8 oz.) dry elbow macaroni
2 cups chopped frozen or fresh broccoli
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Pepper Jack cheese
1 can (12 fl. oz.) Carnation© Evaporated Milk
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
½ teaspoon of ground black pepper
2 Tablespoon of bread crumbs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Lightly butter a 2 ½ quart casserole dish.
Cook macaroni in a large saucepan according to package directions, adding broccoli to boiling pasta water for last 3 minutes of cooking time and drain.
Combine cooked pasta, broccoli, Cheddar cheese, Pepper Jack cheese, evaporated milk, ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, and black pepper in large bowl. Pour into the prepared casserole dish. Combine remaining Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs. Sprinkle over Macaroni mixture. Cover tightly with aluminum foil.


Bake covered for 20 minutes; and remove the foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes, until lightly covered.
   
Menu:
Spicy Jack Mac and Cheese with Broccoli
Chicken; baked, broiled, or grilled
Green leafy vegetables
Salad 

Note: This is a delicious and nutritious meal.

__ Ellen J. Barrier

Green Bean Recipe


YOU WILL NEED:
1/4 pound bacon (about 5 slices), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Couple dashes hot sauce, such as Tabasco
1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed and rinsed
1/3 cup jarred roasted red peppers, coarsely chopped

DIRECTIONS:
In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until almost done, 5 to 6 minutes.  Add the chopped roasted red peppers and continue to toss, until bacon is crispy.  Using a slotted spoon, transfer the bacon and peppers to a paper-towel-lined plate to drain. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir the Worcestershire sauce, sugar, mustard and hot sauce into the bacon fat. 


Return the skillet to high heat, add the green beans and cook, tossing occasionally with tongs, until crisp-tender, about 6 minutes. Stir in the red peppers and the bacon, tossing until warmed through, about 1 minute.

Nutritional benefits from eating green beans:
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Carbohydrate
Protein 
Dietary Fiber


Recipe: by  Ethel Nelsen

JELL-O-Cake


Recipe by: Ellen J. Barrier


1- package of white cake mix
    
1- large box  JELL-O gelatin dessert

 1- can of white cake  frosting

   
Prepare gelatin according to directions on the box- and let it set in the refrigerator until it is partially jelled. (use a  flavor of choice) My family, prefer the lime flavor.
After each layer of cake has been frosted with white frosting, place Jell-O on the bottom layer. After placing the top layer on, cover it with the remaining Jell-O. Place the cake in a covered cake container, and keep it refrigerated. You should have Jell-O between the two layers, and Jell-O on the top layer.

Scripture:
And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.
Isaiah 65:24



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Carrot Cake


Recipe by:  Hazel M. Mason

4 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs slightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
2 cups grated carrots
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 can cream cheese frosting (refer to recipe)

Combine flour, soda, salt, and cinnamon in mixing bowl, (set aside) combine sugar, vegetable oil, eggs, in a mixing bowl, add vanilla flavoring.
Add dry ingredients such as flour, soda, salt,  cinnamon, in bowl with the above ingredients. Mix well. Add grated carrots and grated walnuts. Put cake batter in (3) 9 inch cake pans and bake at 350 degrees in oven until done. Icing cake with cream cheese frosting/walnuts.

                    


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Large Peach Cobbler



Recipe by: Hazel M. Mason

3 pound bag of frozen or fresh peaches
2 and one-half cups of sugar
2 egg yolks
1/2 cup of sweet milk
2 table spoons of flour
1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 stick of butter

Preparation:
Mix egg yolks, flour and sweet milk together, making a thickening agent.
. Combine peaches, sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and butter.
. Arrange peaches in the bottom of pan on top of crust.
  Pour all of the mixed ingredients over the peaches.
 Place strips of dough on top of the ingredients.
Pour melted butter over the strips of dough that is a top crust.
Sprinkle with sugar.
  Bake at 350 degrees for one hour.
 Crust:
3 cups of flour
½ cups of butter Crisco
½ teaspoon of baking powder
1 pinch of salt

Add flour and butter Crisco. Mix well
Add baking powder, and salt. Knead dough into balls. Roll out and cut strips of dough.
Place dough on the bottom of pan and make the top crust.

Scripture:
Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth. 
Psalm 54:2





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Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie


Recipe by: Lynda Ruben

1 cup KARO syrup (light corn)
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla flavor
2 cups pecan halves
2 tsp. butter (melted)
1 cup chocolate chip morsels
1 tsp. homogenized milk
1 tsp.  flour
1-9 inch unbaked pie crust

Combine syrup, sugar, vanilla flavor and butter. Mix well in a bowl. Add milk, and flour, mixing well. Pour into unbaked pie crust. Arrange pecan halves in circular motion to form a design. Place chocolate chip morsels over pecans and bake at 350 degrees for one hour.

 

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