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Mama Carp’s 1000 Island Dressing

1 ½ cups lite mayo 1/3 cup ketchup 2 hard-boiled eggs 2 cloves garlic 2 Tablespoons chopped onion 1 Tablespoon chopped pickle 4-5 dashes franks hot sauce 2 Tablespoons white vinegar 1 Tablespoon sugar A good ¼ teaspoon season salt ½ teaspoon black pepper Pulse all ingredients in food processor – refrigerate in covered container.… Continue reading Mama Carp’s 1000 Island Dressing

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Dressing: ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoons white vinegar ½ teaspoon dry mustard ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon grated onion (opt.) 1 ½ teaspoons poppy seeds   Shake until blended- set aside. Measure 1/3 cup sugar, set next to the dressing above (you’ll be adding it to the dressing just before serving) Salad:… Continue reading Strawberry Spinach Salad

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Elegant Holiday Potatoes

7-8 Medium Red Potatoes (about 2 ¼ pounds) 8 Ounces Sharp Cheddar Cheese 1 /4 Cup Chopped onion 1 teaspoon Salt 1 Pint Whipping Cream (2 cups) 3 Tablespoons Butter- softened Boil potatoes in jackets, cool; peel & slice by hand . Shred Cheese. Spray 2- quart Casserole or 9 x 13 pan. Alternate layers… Continue reading Elegant Holiday Potatoes

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Wild Rice Hot Dish

1 cup raw wild rice ½ pound bacon, diced & fried crisp 1 medium onion- diced 1 cup celery- diced 1 can Golden mushroom soup 1 can water 1 teaspoon salt 1 container fresh mushrooms- sliced ½ green pepper- diced Cook rice as in basic recipe (below). DO NOT DRAIN. Fry bacon & pour off… Continue reading Wild Rice Hot Dish

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Greek Feta Cheese Salad

Greek Feta Cheese Salad Toss the following in large bowl: 1 cup celery- chopped 3/4 cup black olives-sliced 1 lb. medium shells- cooked & cooled 4 oz. feta cheese- crumbled 1/2 C. parmesan cheese 2 ripe tomatoes- cut up Dressing: Combine & add to salad: 1 C. Hellmanslight mayo 3/4c. Italian dressing 1 Tablespoon oregano… Continue reading Greek Feta Cheese Salad