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MANDARIN ORANGE PINEAPPLE ALMOND CAKE

1 yellow cake mix (I prefer Duncan Hines Butter Yellow Cake Mix) 1 (11 oz.) can Mandarin Oranges with juice 4 eggs 1/2 C chopped walnuts 1/2 C canola oil 1 (20 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained 1 (12 oz.) Cool Whip (can use low-fat) 1 (5 oz.) instant vanilla pudding 1/2 to 1 tsp. grated …

RUMP ROAST, SLOW COOKER STYLE

3 to 4 pound rump roast 2 T olive oil 1/4 C flour salt & pepper 1/2 red onion, sliced 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced 1/2 C white wine 2 C baby carrots, peeled, cut in half 6 petite red potatoes, cut in 3 pieces 1 T Worcestershire sauce 2 T tomato paste Trim off …

PROSCIUTTO, MANCHEGO AND TAPAS ANTIPASTO SALAD

This is a great antipasto salad that along with a cup of soup, makes a fantastic lunch. You can pick up most of the components at a good gourmet grocery store. Antipasto literally means, “before the meal”, but this offering is the meal! 18 slices prosciutto, I suggest a good quality brand such as Prosciutto …

STUFFED MINI-PEPPERS with GOAT CHEESE

INGREDIENTS: 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts 2/3 cup goat cheese, room temperature 2 teaspoons dried cranberries, chopped 2 tablespoons green onions, thinly sliced 1 pint mini sweet bell peppers DIRECTIONS: Bring goat cheese to room temperature.  Finely chop cranberries and walnuts; slice green onions.  Stir all three ingredients into cheese until well blended.  Cut peppers in …

PECAN COOKIES TWO WAYS

Time for Christmas cookies!  Here are several versions: 1 1/3 cups (6 ounces) unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 pound pecans, divided 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) packed dark brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine the flour and …