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This is my Mom and Dad’s recipe. Dad came over from Italy when he was young. He was an excellent cook. I could tell you a long story about my happy childhood. Everything in this recipe, except the sugar and salt, came from the garden Dad raised. We had our own animals, and Mom canned the meat. We also had milk cows.   Mom and Dad’s Spaghetti More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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Oven Steak Fries 5 large potatoes, cut in thin wedges 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. dried thyme 1 tsp. dried oregano 1 Tbsp. Steak Seasoning Blend or salt and pepper Pre-heat oven to 425º. Spread potatoes on cookie More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

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Baked Ham 1 ham 1 can cola 1 can pineapple ½ cup brown sugar Maraschino cherries Preheat oven to 350 degrees Rub ham with brown sugar. Place in pan and cover with pineapple and cherries. Pour in cola. Cover and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Hot Peppers and Wieners 1 large (32 oz.) bottle catsup 1 pint vinegar 3 cups sugar 1 pint vegetable oil 1 tsp. salt 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 gallons hot peppers 2 pounds wieners Wash peppers and remove seeds. Slice More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

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Butternut Squash Soup 1 small onion, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 medium potato, peeled and chopped 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed. 32 ounces chicken More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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Miss Alice Waugh’s Blue Ribbon – State Fair Pepper Relish 1 hot pepper 12 red sweet peppers 12 green sweet peppers 6 medium onions 1 quart boiling water 6 Tbsp. salt 3 cups sugar 1 1/2 Tbsp. mustard seed 1 More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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Pear Conserve 5 cups peeled, chopped pears 2 lemons 5 cups sugar 1 orange 2 cups raisins Remove seeds from lemons and orange. Squeeze lemons and orange to get juice; set aside. Grind pulp and rind. Combine fruits, More...