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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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    Virginia pep band on ice

    4 oz. Bourbon 1 oz. Peach Schnapps 1 oz. Amaretto 16 oz. Coca Cola Make a Bourbon and Coke to taste (above being my personal preference) Next add just under a shot of Peach Schnapps. Then add Amaretto to mellow out the entire thing, just under a shot...
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    Virginia hayez

    1/2 oz Creme de Cassis 1/2 cup Schweppes Lemon Build (Pour) & stir
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    Sweet whiskey sour

    1 oz. Triple Sec fill Sweet & Sour Mix ice (shake) / rocks (Made up by Ben Gauthier from Virginia>
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    Prosciutto and Melon

    8 thin slices Italian prosciutto 1 ripe melon, any kind except watermelon freshly ground pepper Detach melon from the rind and cut into wedges. Arrange the prosciutto over the top of the melon. Or, if you prefer, roll the prosciutto into paper-thin rolls and serve 2 with each slice of melon...
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    Curing Pork Virginia Style

    ***SEE DIRECTIONS*** Good cures start with good meat. We raise our own hogs and fatten them on a corn based ration supplemented by whatever is available - stale bakery products, household garbage, etc. Garbage should not dominate the ration as the fat will be soft. Top hogs weigh 220 pounds and...
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    Brunswick Stew

    1 Chicken -- poached 1 Rabbit -- cleaned & quartered 1 whole Virginia Ham 2 1/8 cup Onion -- boned, cook & sliced 2 1/8 cup Celery -- chopped 1 cup Carrot 2 1/8 cup Cabbage -- boned, cook & sliced garlic marjoram 2 whole Bay Leaf 1 dash Cayenne Pepper 6 1/2 lb. Tomato -- chopped...
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    Ham, Radish and Orange Couscous Salad

    1 1/2 cups uncooked couscous 1/8 teaspoon salt 12 ounces cooked, thinly sliced baked Virginia ham, cut in 1/2-inch wide strips (about 1 1/2 cups) OR 12 ounces smoked turkey, cut in 1/2-inch wide strips (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 (6-ounce) bag radishes, halved or quartered (about 1 1/2 cups) 2 medium...
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    Parmesan Popcorn and Peanuts

    2 tablespoons peanut oil 1 pound roasted shelled Virginia-type peanuts 3 quarts popped popcorn 3 tablespoons soft butter or margarine 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Servings: 12 Heat peanut oil in a 15-1/2 × 10-1/2 × 1-inch baking pan in a 350 degree oven for about 5...
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    Caramel Popcorn and Peanuts

    5 quarts popped popcorn 2 cups roasted shelled Virginia-type peanuts 1 cup butter or margarine (1/2 pound) 2 cups light brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda Servings: 20 Place popped corn and peanuts in a large shallow 18 × 12 × 2-inch...
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    Veggie Fritters with Thai Peanut Sauce

    1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 teaspoons vegetable oil 2/3 cup cold water 4 cups asparagus tips, broccoli or cauliflowerets, carrot sticks, peapods, zucchini slices, or mushrooms THAI PEANUT SAUCE 2 tablespoons finely chopped onions 3/4 cup roasted...
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    Southern Stuffed Ham Steaks

    1 1/2 cups chopped fresh spinach OR 1 10-ounce package frozen spinach 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh collard greens OR 1 10-ounce package frozen collard greens 1 1/4 cups chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery Crushed dry red pepper, to taste 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup instant mashed potato flakes 2 ham...
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    Peanut Crisps

    1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon ground coriander 3/4 cup cold water 1 egg, beaten 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 cup roasted shelled Virginia-type peanuts Servings: 24 Combine flour, soda, sugar, and coriander in a bowl. Mix together batter, water, egg...
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    Ol' Virginia Peanutty Chicken Bites

    1 1/2 cups finely chopped roasted shelled Virginia-type peanuts 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon powdered ginger 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 egg whites, lightly beaten 2 whole chicken breasts, skinned and boned Servings: 30 Put chopped peanuts in a 9-inch pie plate. In a small...
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    Curried Chicken Squares

    18 slices soft white bread 3 tablespoons soft bread crumbs 1 5-ounce can chunk white chicken OR 3/4 cup minced cooked chicken 1/4 cup roasted shelled Virginia type peanuts 1/4 cup minced green onion 1/8 teaspoon 5-spice powder OR 1/8 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon sugar...
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    Chili Cheese Balls (Mexican Tidbit)

    3 tablespoons chopped jalapeño chilies 1 8-ounce package grated Parmesan cheese 1 8-ounce package cream cheese 2 egg yolks 1/2 cup chopped roasted shelled Virginia-type peanuts Bread crumbs Servings: 72 Mix chiles, cheeses, and egg yolks together until well blended; add peanuts. Form into 1-inch...