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    Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

    1/2 cup water 1 pkg (16 oz) frozen rhubarb 2 tbsp. sugar 2 cups fresh strawberries 1/8 tsp. ginger In medium saucepan, heat water to boiling. Add rhubarb and sugar; cook 5 minutes, breaking fruit apart with fork. Remove from heat; stir in strawberries and ginger. Serve warm or chilled. 6 servings
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    1/2 cup soy sauce 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp. crushed ginger root or 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 lb ground beef 4 hamburger buns, split and buttered Mix soy sauce, sugar, ginger and garlic. Shape meat into 4 patties. Place patties in shallow glass dish; pour soy sauce mixture over...
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    Ranch Pudding

    1 cup brown sugar (packed) 2 cups water 2 tbsp. butter 3/4 cup brown sugar (packed) 1/3 cup water 1 1/4 cups Bisquick baking mix 1 cup raisins or cut up dates 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 tsp. vanilla Ginger Topping In saucepan, heat 1 cup brown sugar, 2 cups water and the butter to boiling, stirring...
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    Ginger Topping

    In chilled bowl, beat 1/2 cup chilled whipping cream and 2 tbsp. sugar until stiff; fold in 1/4 tsp ginger. Or fold 1/4 tsp ginger into 1 cup frozen whipped topping (thawed).
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    Rosé Punch

    2 bottles (4/5 quart each) rosé, chilled 1/2 grenadine syrup, chilled 1/2 cup lemon juice, chilled 1 qt. ginger ale, chilled Della Robbia Ice Ring In a large punch bowl, stir together wine, grenadine syrup and lemon juice. Stir in ginger ale and float ice ring in bowl. 22 servings (about 1/2...
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    Lemon-Strawberry Punch

    3 cans (6oz each) frozen lemonade concentrate 1 pkg. (10oz) frozen strawberries, thawed 1 qt. ginger ale, chilled In large punch bowl, prepare lemonade concentrate as directed on can; stir in strawberries (with syrup). Stir in ginger ale and if you wish, add small scoops of strawberry ice cream...
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    Mardi Gras Punch

    1 can (6oz) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 1 can (6oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 1 qt. apple juice, chilled 2 qts. ginger ale, chilled Raspberry, orange, lime and lemon sherbet In large punch bowl, stir together concentrates and apple juice. Stir in ginger ale; scoop sherbet...
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    Mini Meatball Variations

    Prepare Mini Meatballs as directed except - try one of the variations below. Wrap-around Meatballs: Shape meat mixture around one of the following: Dill pickle slice, pimiento-stuffed olive slice, Cheddar cheese cube, ripe olive slice, cocktail onion, green pepper cube or marinated mushroom...
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    Mini Meatballs

    1 lb. ground beef 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup milk 1 egg 1 tbsp. instant minced onion 1 tsp. parsley flakes 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1/8 tsp. pepper Sauces (below) Mix all ingredients except sauces. Shape mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls into 3/4" balls. Prepare sauces...
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    Steamed Ginger Pudding

    1 pkg. Betty Crocker gingerbread mix 1 cup applesauce 1/4 cup water 1 cup raisins Warm applesauce or Hard Sauce Grease ten 6oz custard cups or three 2 1/2 cup cans. In large mixer bowl, blend gingerbread mix (dry), applesauce and water. Beat 2 minutes on medium speed, scraping bowl frequently...
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    Old Kentucky Lemonade

    1 large bunch mint (about 10 sprigs) 1 cup lemon juice (about 5 lemons) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 1 qt. ginger ale, chilled Wash mint and remove leaves. Mix lemon juice, sugar, and water; pour over mint leaves. Let stand 30 minutes. Just before serving, stir in ginger ale. Serve over crushed...
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    Grape Juice Crush

    1 can (6oz) frozen grape juice concentrate 1 can (6oz) frozen orange juice concentrate 1 can (6oz) frozen lemonade concentrate 4 cups water 1 qt. ginger ale, chilled Mix all ingredients except ginger ale. Chill. Just before serving, slowly pour in ginger ale. Serve over crushed ice. If you...
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    Sparkiling Melon Compote

    Scoop balls from 1/2 cantaloupe and 1/2 honeydew melon with ball cutter or 1/2 tsp. measuring spoon. To serve, divide melon balls among 4 dessert dishes. Top each with 1 scoop lime sherbet; pour about 1/2 cup chilled sparkling catawba grape juice or ginger ale over sherbet. 4 servings
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    Gingered Almonds

    1 cup blanched almonds 2 tbsp. butter 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ginger Heat oven to 350F. Place nuts and butter in shallow baking pan. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle salt and ginger over nuts; toss. 1 cup
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    Cranberry Cocktail

    Mix 1 qt. chilled cranberry cocktail, 2 bottles (7 oz each) low calorie ginger ale (less than 1 calorie per 8 oz) and 2 to 3 tbsp. lemon juice. 12 servings 1/2 cup each (55 calories each)
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    Apricot Nectar

    1 can (46 oz) apricot nectar 1/2 lemon, sliced 2 cinnamon sticks 15 whole cloves 8 whole allspice berries 2 bottles (7 oz each) low calorie ginger ale (less than 1 calorie per 8 oz) In saucepan, mix all ingredients except ginger ale; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer gently 5 minutes. Remove...
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    Chinese Beef And Pea Pods

    1 lb. sirloin steak, 3/4" thick 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1 slice fresh ginger root, crushed 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 pkg. (7 oz) frozen Chinese snow peas 1/4 cup salad oil 1/4 lb. mushrooms, sliced 3 stalks Chinese cabbage, cut into 1/4" slices 1 medium onion, sliced 1 can (8 oz) water chestnuts...
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    Curried Chicken

    1 frying chicken (cut up and skin removed) 2 large onions 6-8 cloves of garlic 1/2 can (19 oz. can) tomatoes Small piece of ginger (chopped fine) 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 1/2 tsp. or tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper (chili) 1 tbsp. jeera (caraway seed) 2 tsp. tumeric 1 tsp. paprika 1-2...
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    Gin Slush

    7 cups of water 2 cups of sugar Boil for 1 minute, let cool. Pour 2 cups of boiling water over 4 green tea bags, let steep for 1/2 hour. Cool this also. Then mix: 1 12oz. can of concentrated orange juice (unsweetened) 1 12oz can of frozen lemonade 6oz. of limeade, concentrated 26 oz. of gin...

    Pineapple Ham

    Pineapple Ham 1 cup maple syrup 1 cup orange juice 1 cup ginger ale 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, halved 1 (12 pound) fully-cooked, bone-in ham 1 (15.25 ounce) can pineapple slices in juice, drained 1 box round wooden toothpicks What to Drink? Pinot...