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    School Cafeteria Chocolate Chip Cookies

    1/2 pound butter 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups brown sugar 4 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 scant teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup hot water 1 scant teaspoon salt 4 heaping cups flour 1 pound chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream together...
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    Easy Pennsylvania Dutch Soft Pretzels

    1 (1 lb.) loaf frozen white bread dough 1 egg 1 tbsp water Thaw the dough and divide into 16 pieces. Roll in 15" ropes; twist into pretzel shape. Place on a greased cookie sheet. Beat egg with water and brush on pretzels; sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake at 425F for 15 to 20 minutes.
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    What is the process for getting Birth Control at a pregnancy clinic?

    I don't have a regular doctor and I am still on my parents insurance, so they would find out. I just want to go to a pregnancy clinic/family planning center and get birth control. I'm 17 and I live in Pennsylvania. From my understanding, birth control would be confidential between me and my...
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    What is a good cheap vacation in the United States that consists of hotel stays and amusement parks?

    I'm planning on taking my girlfriend on vacation this summer for our one year anniversary, but I don't know where I want to go yet. I have a budget, i'm only making around $1200 a month, and only have about $300 saved as of right now. I want to take her somewhere I can preferably drive, I am in...
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    My fiance and I want to vacation in NYC in Sept: hotel and airport?

    What airport is best to fly to and what hotels are best deals and located closest to everything and what should be do while we are there. What do we need to do ahead of time and how much money does it cost for a week of fun in nYC. Where is the best place to eat and how do we go to the Late...
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    Pennsylvania Milk Punch

    This is a good recipe for baby showers, wedding receptions, etc. 1 quart Milk 1 quart sherbert (any flavor) 1 quart vanilla ice cream 3 cups pineapple juice 2 cups orange juice 3 teaspoons lemon juice Soften all ingredients in a large punch bowl. Serve immediately. An ice ring made of equal...
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    Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Bake

    6 slices bacon 1 (10 3/4) ounce condensed chicken broth, undiluted 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 cup vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons pimiento, diced 1/4 cup green onions, diagonally sliced 1/2 teaspoon celery salt 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 6 cups potatoes, sliced and...
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    How can I become an extra in a TV show or movie?

    I live in south-central Pennsylvania. We're really close to Harrisburg, a mile or two. I'm really interested in a movie extra or tv show extra job because I've always dreamed of being on the movie theater screen. I assume a lot of actors started out with movie extra jobs. I am currently a...
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    Pennsylvania Dutch Pork Chops and Stuffing

    4-1/2 inch thick boneless pork chops 1 (22 ounces) apple pie filling or fruit of your choice Bread Stuffing: 2 cup dry bread crumbs 1 tablespoon onion, chopped 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup celery 1 egg, beaten Milk to moisten Grill chops until brown on either side. Put...
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    Pennsylvania dutch doughnuts (fastnachts)

    "Long ago, Lenten fasting meant eliminating not only meat from the diet, but also fat, eggs and dairy products. So, on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), housewives tried to use up all of these before Lent began, thus creating many traditional dishes. One is fastnachts, or raised doughnuts, brought from...
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    Pennsylvania Dutch Meat Loaf

    1 1/2 pounds ground beef 1 cup fresh bread crumbs 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce, divided 1 egg 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 3/4 cup water 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed 2 tablespoons prepared mustard 1 tablespoon...

    Pennsylvania Ginger Pears

    Sweet pears, stewed in a lemon-ginger sauce make an elegant side dish for special holiday dinners. * 5 pounds firm, ripe pears * 1/2 cup slivered lemon rind * 12 cups water * 1 tbsp cracked ginger * 1/2 tsp salt * 3 pounds light brown sugar * 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice...
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    Pennsylvania Dutch Chocolate Cookies

    About 15 huge cookies or 36 medium-size “Plain, very dark, and intensely chocolate wafers. This is one of only very few chocolate recipes that are traditional Christmas recipes. It is customary to serve these after dark on Christmas Eve.” 1 cup sifted whole-wheat flour 1 1/2 cups sifted...
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    Y'all, There is a Paula Deen Cookware Recall

    Quote: Approximately 51,000 units of Paula Deen® Hammered Cast Iron Cookware, which was sold by QVC Inc. of West Chester, Pennsylvania, is being recalled due to burn and laceration hazards, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The recalled Paula...
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    1600 Pennsylvania Ave

    1 oz Maraschino Liqueur 1/2 cup Milk 1 oz Frangelico Shake with ice and strain over fresh ice
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    Smoked Grouse Thigh with Chestnuts

    1 oz. salt 2 oz. Pennsylvania clove honey 1 tsp. juniper berries 2 oz. water 4 oz. white grape juice 2 grouse thighs, bones removed 2 oz. ground grouse trimmings, chilled 1 oz. heavy cream, chilled salt and pepper, to taste 2 oz. chestnuts, roasted, chopped, chilled 1 tsp. apple thyme, chopped...
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    Pennsylvania Dutch Potatoes

    10 slices bacon 10-3/4-ounce can condensed chicken broth 2 tablespoons flour 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 cup diagonally sliced green onions 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 6 cooked, sliced potatoes Preheat oven to 400. In...
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    Pennsylvania Pepper Cabbage (cole Slaw)

    2 c Cabbage, shredded 1 ea Bell pepper, green, finely c 1 x *or: 1 ea Bell pepper, red, finely cho 1/2 c *hot salad dressing 1 ts Salt 1 servings Mix the shredded cabbage, pepper and salt and let stand about 1 hour. Drain off all liquid. Pour the Hot Dressing over the cabbage and mix well.
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    Chicken Pot Pie

    1/2 ea Chicken Breast 2 ts Flour 34 ea Fresh Egg Noodles 1/2 ts White Vinegar 2 c Chicken Broth 1/4 ts White Pepper 1/2 c Sliced Onion 2 tb Fresh Parsley 1/2 c Chopped Celery 1 ea medium egg 1 ea Chopped Potato 3/4 c Flour 2 tb Butter & Olive Oil 1/2 ts Salt 5 servings Egg Noodles should be made...
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    Breakfast Casserole (pensylvannia Dutch Cowboy)

    6 ea Large Eggs 2 ea Slices White Bread, Cubed 2 c Milk 1 lb Sausage Browned 1 ts Salt 1 c Sharp/mild Cheddar Shreds * 1 ts Dry Mustard 6 servings * Use either sharp or mild Shredded Chedder Cheese. ~------------------------------------------------------------------------- Beat eggs, add...