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April 2008

Main Dishes29 Apr 2008 06:28 pm

1 cup rice
1 tablespoon oil
1 cup water
1 small can of tomato sauce
1 small can of water
1 tablespoon vinegar
salt to taste

Rinse rice with water while heating up oil. Brown rice in oil until golden brown. Add 1 cup water, tomato sauce and water, vinegar and salt. Cover and cook on medium or med-low till dry.

*can use minute rice, but cook on low, and remove lid after amount of time noted on box of rice, and continue cooking till dry.

Main Dishes29 Apr 2008 06:23 pm

2-3 Tablespoons oil
2-2 1/2 Tablespoons flour
1 small can of tomato sauce
3 cans of water
2 teaspoons white vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
3-5 Tablespoons chili powder (depends on how spicy you want it)
salt to taste
onion powder to taste

Mix all together and heat on medium heat, but do not boil, until desired taste. Usually simmer for about 20 minutes to let flavor really kick in.

Cookies29 Apr 2008 06:17 pm

2 cups sugar
2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons cocoa
1/2 cup milk

1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup peanut butter

Melt and bring to a boil the sugar, butter, cocoa and milk. Then add salt, vanilla and peanut butter. Mix well then add 2 cup quick oats.

Lay out wax paper and immediatly spoon out tablespoons of mixture onto wax paper and let sit till cool.

Frostings29 Apr 2008 06:09 pm

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
3 beaten egg yolks
1 cup evaporated milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups coconut

Mix milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla over medium heat for about 12 minutes. remove from heat and add pecans and coconut and allow to cool until firm before applying to cake surface.