Tomato Beans

4 glasses (8 cups) of beans, soaked overnight 1 qt.┬ácanned tomatoes 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 heaping tsp. mustard 2 tsp. salt, 2 1/2 tsp. salt if using fresh tomatoes 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/3 cup molasses (optional) Boil in 2 glasses (4 cups) of water until done. Leave water on when you put beans […]

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Beer Sauced Links

Makes 36 pieces 2 pounds fully cooked Polish sausage, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 cup beer 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup vinegar 1/4 cup prepared mustard 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish In skillet combine sausage and beer. Cover; simmer 10 minutes. Combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in vinegar, mustard, and […]

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Macaroni and Cheese

Yield: Serves 8 For Breadcrumbs 6 slices white sandwich bread, crusts removed 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted For┬áPasta Coarse salt 8 ounces dried elbow macaroni For Sauce and Cheese Topping 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for baking dishes 1/4 cup finely diced yellow onion 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups whole milk 2 ounces […]

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Corn and Black Bean Salad

Yields 6 servings 1 pound black beans canned 1/4 cup vinegar, cider 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar 4 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 8 ounces corn canned 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon pepper, freshly ground 1/2 teaspoon chili powder In a medium bowl, mix together drained beans and drained corn. In a jar with tight-fitting […]

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Stir-Fried Broccoli

Yields 4 servings 1 lb. broccoli 1/4 cup avocado oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon rice wine or dry sherry 1/4 teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons chicken broth 1/4 cup water Rinse broccoli with cold water. Cut into 2-inch flowerets and slice stems 1/4 inch thick. Heat oil in a wok over […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

3 cups cooked sweet potatoes, mashed 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup coconut flakes (optional) 1/2 cup raisins (optional) 2 eggs, lightly beaten (optional 3rd egg) 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup heavy cream Topping 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup […]

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