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Fresh Fruit with Marshmallow Sauce (A Nut Tree Vintage Recipe)

Fresh Fruit with Marshmallow Sauce (A Nut Tree Vintage Recipe)

The Nut Tree (Vacaville CA, off I-80) has been a landmark tourist stop for over eighty years. The restaurant,…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2012
Professional
2 votes
3281 views
Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them,…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
5995 views
Salmon Baked in Foil

Salmon Baked in Foil

This is a simple recipe but it is really delicious. What I love about it is that it has enough flavor to make any adult's mouth water, but our kids…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2010
Advanced
9 votes
5683 views
The Best Refrigerator Pickles

The Best Refrigerator Pickles

This is my mothers refrigerator pickle recipe. This was handed down from generation to generation in our house.

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2013
Advanced
1 vote
5026 views
Simple Clam Chowder

Simple Clam Chowder

We brought this last weekend to a cracked crab party. Everyone thought it was wonderful. It's hard to compete with fresh cracked crab, but this…

Nancy Miyasaki
Dec 2009
Intermediate
6 votes
3076 views
Sand Art Bars (Brownie Mix in a Jar: Holiday Gift Idea!)

Sand Art Bars (Brownie Mix in a Jar: Holiday Gift Idea!)

This is one of the “bars in jars” recipes so popular a few years ago, and every so often during the holidays I…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
3396 views
Puppy Chow, Chex Muddy Buddies

Puppy Chow, Chex Muddy Buddies

A simple, easy sweet snack that is always a hit, and SO easy to make!

Debbie Reynolds
Jan 2010
Advanced
2 votes
9216 views
Budwig Diet Smoothie

Budwig Diet Smoothie

Someone turned me on to Dr. Johanna Budwig recently. I read a bit about her research and her diet online. While there isn't a lot of hard evidence…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2010
Advanced
8 votes
7544 views
Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

I haven’t found a quicker apple crisp recipe that tastes as good (or better) than oven-baked. Simple prep and fast cooking make this a perfect…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
3 votes
5573 views
Festively Decorated Dark Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

Festively Decorated Dark Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

Looking for something easy and fun to make this holiday? Try this sweet and salty union of crisp pretzels…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
2894 views
Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti Pie

I've been making this recipe for many years. This is an easy "lasagna" type pie with a super easy pasta sauce, made from scratch. The prep time is…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
Advanced
5 votes
3799 views
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake

Mmmmm - peanut butter and chocolate are a tempting duo in this this moist and tender cake. Mini chocolate chip…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
2963 views
World's Best Roasted Creamed Corn

World's Best Roasted Creamed Corn

A velvety, rich and extremely flavorful side dish - commonly overlooked. I have adapted this recipe from one…

Amos Miller
May 2011
Professional
3 votes
4602 views
Cherry Winks ~ Classic Cookies

Cherry Winks ~ Classic Cookies

This is the original recipe for a cookie that won the 2nd Pillsbury Bake Off. They contain dates, pecans, maraschino cherries, cornflakes and a…

Amos Miller
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
3572 views
Extra Crispy Baked French Fries

Extra Crispy Baked French Fries

We experimented with things overdue (but still edible of course) in our pantry when deciding what to give the kids for their afternoon snack. Upon…

jason kim
Mar 2012
Advanced
1 vote
3519 views