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    Della Robbia Ice Ring

    Arrange several varieties of grape clusters, kumquats, dark sweet and maraschino cherries and small green leaves in a ring mold or bundt pan that fits into punch bowl. Pour water into mold to partially cover fruit; freeze. Add water to fill mold 3/4 full; freeze. Unmold; float fruit side up in...
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    Pudding Fondue

    In dessert fondue pot, heat 1 can Betty Crocker vanilla ready-to-serve pudding (2 cups). Swirl Dippers (below) in fondue. 2 cups Dippers: Alternate cherries, grapes, pineapple chunks, brownie squares and fruitcake squares on skewers.
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    French Almond Custard Fondue

    1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. cornstarch 2 cups light cream or milk 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten 1 tbsp. butter or margarine 2 tsp. almond extract Dippers (below) In saucepan, mix sugar, salt and cornstarch. Gradually stir in cream. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until...
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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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    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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    Fruit Floaters (Fruity Ice Cubes)

    Try any of these combinations for flavor and fun. Blueberries in apricot nectar. Melon balls in pineapple-grapefruit juice. Orange sections or banana slices in orange juice. Raspberries in milk. Seedless green grapes in grape juice. Strawberries in lemonade. Fruit Cubes: Place a...
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    Goddess Dessert

    1 pkg. Betty Crocker sour cream white frosting mix 1 1/2 cups whipping cream 1 pkg. Betty Crocker sour cream white cake mix 1 can (13 1/2 oz) pineapple tidbits, drained 1 cup seedless green grapes, halved 1/2 cup chopped pecans In small mixer bowl, combine frosting mix (dry) and whipping cream...
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    Sparkling Jellies

    1 can (6 oz) frozen grape, tangerine or orange juice concentrate, thawed 1 pkg. (1 3/4 oz) powdered fruit pectin 2 cups water 3 3/4 cup sugar Prepare glasses as directed for Quick Preserves. In saucepan, stir juice, pectin and water until pectin is dissolved. Stirring constantly, cook over...
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    Melon Cascade

    Snip 2 large bunches seedless green grapes into clusters (2 cups). Chill. Cut 1 honeydew melon lengthwise into 8 wedges, not cutting through to bottom; scoop out seeds and fibers. Place melon in center of platter; fill with grape clusters. Garnish with lemon wedges and grape leaves. 8 servings...
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    Melon Boat Salads

    Cut a ripe honeydew melon or cantaloupe in half; scoop out seeds and fibers. Cut each half lengthwise into 4 wedges; arrange about 1/4 cup strawberries, cherries, watermelon balls, seedless green grapes or other fruits in each wedge. 4 servings (55 calories each)
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    Winter-Summer Peach Favorites

    Variations on salad greens. Serve with sweet fruit dressing. *Peach, apricot or pear half or pineapple slice; top with tiny cream cheese balls rolled in chopped nuts (pistachios are especially attractive). *Halved green grapes or cherries in cavity of peach or pear halves. *Peach or pear...
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    Cauliflower Poppers

    1 small head cauliflower 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1/2 tsp. chili powder, or more to taste 1/2 tsp. table salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1 spray cooking spray 1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Cut cauliflower florets into grape-sized pieces (There should be about 4 cups). Place cauliflower in a medium bowl...
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    Why is FDA making companies pasteurizing foods (fruits, nuts, etc.)?

    In 2007, the USDA, FDA, and the California Almond Board (California produces 90% of the entire world's almond crop), issued a statement that both raw and organic almonds would require pasteurization "for consumer safety" yet they would still be labeled as raw, and neither that nor the details of...
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    Do you have a recipe for a good party punch?

    Here are some of my small requests:I would like to used an assortment of fresh fruits.And I want to make one alcoholic and one non-alcoholic.Preferably the same punch but to different colors, maybe green and orange. I am having an Halloween party.( but that last request is a give or take)It...
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    Will you tell me a great family recipe for thanksgiving?

    recipe requests
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    Can anyone give me some quick help with a recipe?

    My daughter's teacher sent home a request for two recipes to be put in a class book. This is due tomorrow so obvously I am terrible and forgot about it. I have one finished but need one more. I need an easy recipe... easy meaning they didnt give me very much room to write a long recipe and also...
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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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    Pot Roast with Roasted Vegetables

    This recipe of pot roast is full of flavor from the delicious crust. Ingredients: * 1 (2-4 pound) boneless beef roast. Get the amount you think will feed your family. You can also save left overs for a delicious paleo lunch. * Fresh garlic, around 5 cloves. Crush them with the side of your...
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    Armenian Grape Leaves Stuffed with Rice

    1 cup long grain rice, uncooked, washed 4 cups yellow onions, chopped 1 cup olive oil 1/4 cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped fine 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped Juice of 1 lemon Salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup dried currents (optional) 1/4 cup pine nuts (optional) 50 grape leaves, preserved from...