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    Jeweled Fruitcake Miniatures

    1 pkg. (8 oz) dried apricots, cut up 1 pkg. (8 oz) pitted dates, cut up 2 1/2 cups Brazil nuts, chopped 1 cup drained red and green maraschino cherries, cut into halves 1/3 lb. red and green candied pineapple, cut up (about 1 cup) 3/4 cup Gold Medal flour (if using self-rising flour, omit baking...
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    Vegan Recipe Help Request?

    I am planning to make a vegan cheezecake for a vegan wine and cheeze party tonight, however, the cheezecake that I liked the sound of uses tofu in the recipe and I would like to use Tofutti cream cheese and vegan sour cream instead to avoid that "tofu taste" in the end product. I have looked at...
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    DIY Household Tips 4 Me?

    I need tips like "use shaving cream to remove carpet stains" and "use olive oil to to get rid of squeaky wheels".
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    Organic Fruit Salad!

    This first one is an individual's daily servings of 5 fruits, dairy and nuts all in one delicious fruit salad. It's my lunch most days. Organic Fruit Salad (means buy all organic fruits and nuts) 1 apple 1 banana 3-4 strawberries 1 small tangerine or satsumi mandarin orange 6-8 green or red...
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    Recipe of "Baiao de Dois" - BRASIL

    This is a traditional dish from Brazil! I'm gonna adapt the ingredients, ok!? Try it.. it's not hard to prepair and it's delicious 1/2 kilo of beans 1 sliced sausage 2 tablets broth 1 onion grated 1 clove garlic 3 spoons (soup) of oil 1 / 2 teaspoon (packed) chopped cilantro (you can change...
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    Brazilian Nut Crunch

    Yield: 1 Pound Ingredients: * 2 c Sugar * 1/4 ts Baking soda * 1 1/2 c Ground brazil nuts * 1 pk 6 oz chocolate chips Instructions: In a heavy skillet, cook the sugar over low heat, stirring constantly until melted. Add soda, 1 cups of the nuts. Mix well. Turn onto a baking...
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    Carrot Cake

    1 cup sugar 250 mL 1 cup vegetable oil 250 mL 3 eggs 3 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 375 mL 3/4 tsp salt 4 mL 1 1/3 tsp baking powder 7 mL 1 tsp soda 5 mL 1 1/3 tsp ground cinnamon 7 mL 2 cups finely grated carrots 500 mL 1 cup chopped Brazil nuts 250 mL 1 tsp grated Brazil...
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    Ma gong

    2 oz. Orange Juice 1/3 oz. Egg Yolk 1/3 oz. Brown Sugar 1 oz. Advocaat 0.68 oz. Arrak shake well with a teaspoon of brown sugar ( Brazil )
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    Brazil Cocktail (original)

    1.33 oz. Dry Vermouth 1.33 oz. Dry Sherry Combine ingredients and pour into glass. Enjoy.
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    Brazil Cocktail

    1 1/2 oz. Sherry Dry 1 1/2 oz. Vermouth Dry 1/4 tsp. Anis 1 dash Bitters Stir all ingredients with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and serve.
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    Christmas Special Fruitcake

    3 cups coarsely chopped Brazil nuts or other nuts (walnuts, p... 1 pound pitted dates, coarsely chopped 1 cup halved maraschino cherries 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar...
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    Aunt Jean's Yule Cake

    1 1/2 c shelled whole Brazil nuts 3/4 c unbleached flour 1 1/2 c walnut halves 3/4 c sugar 1 pk (8 oz) pitted dates 1/2 ts baking powder 6 oz candied pineapple 1/2 ts salt 6 oz red cherries 3 ea eggs 6 oz green cherries 1 ts vanilla 1/2 c raisins 12 servings Oil bottom of 5 x 10-inch loaf pan...
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    Brazilian Egg Nest

    4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 package Fleischmann's® Active Dry Yeast, *see notes 2 teaspoons grated orange peel 1 1/2 teaspoons anise seed (optional) 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3/4 cup water 1/3 cup milk 1/4 cup butter or margarine 8 eggs, at room temperature 1/2...
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    Festive Sweets

    Making your own sweets is actually quite fun - children have a great time with this too. They are also nice gifts if placed in a pretty box or packet. Vegan chocolate - I recommend Maya Gold for these - it's orange spiciness is perfect for this time of year. Nuts of your choice (hazel, walnut...
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    Chocolate Brazil Nut Squares with truffle topping

    Vegetarian 200g/7oz. dark chocolate 250g/8oz. packet of biscuits/cookies (digestive or oat ones work well) - broken down to crumb texture 100g/4oz. brazils nuts crushed or broken down in a processor 2 tablespoons of vegan margarine 2 tablespoons of golden syrup half a box of vegan cream (about...
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    Christmas Fudge

    A very pretty fudge -- Christmas colors. Freeze ahead. Keeps well in refrigerator. 3 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cup light cream 3 tbsp. corn syrup 1 tbsp. butter (do not use margarine) 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. almond flavoring 1/4 cup chopped candied red cherries 1/4 cup chopped candied green...