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Okie’s Tomato – Basil Soup (by Jacque)

Okie’s Tomato-Basil Soup Makes 1 gallon and then some. To can the soup I make 3-4 batches of this (I got 16 quarts from 3 batches yesterday and today. 2 gallons tomatoes–I use a mixture of Rutgers, Brandywine, and Roma … Continue reading

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Jacque’s Plum Pudding

This came from my grandmother’s grandmother who settled in Grundy County Iowa in 1838, Her name was Martha Douglas Gearhart. Her husband’s grandfather was in the Revolutionary War and was one of the very first Iowa settlers in his old … Continue reading

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Jacque’s Cashew Chicken

Serves 4-6 3 T soy sauce 3 T peanut butter 3 T honey Mix this together in a 1 cup glass measuring cup. Heat in the microwave for one minute on high. Stir until peanut butter is mostly melted. Set … Continue reading

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Lou’s Bean Salad (from Jacque)

1/2 c. Red Wine Vinegar 1/2 c. Olive Oil 1 tsp dry tarragon 1c. or can red beans 1 c. or can garbanzo beans 2 c. frozen peas cooked 1/2 c. red onion, or 1 bunch green onions Chopped red … Continue reading

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Jacque’s Raspberry Liqueur (that she gives her best friends for Christmas, then hoards the rest for herself until it is gone in April)

Jacque’s Raspberry Liqueur that she gives her best friends for Christmas, then hoards the rest for herself until it is gone in April A quart canning jar 1 cup sugar poured into the bottom of the jar Raspberries, frozen or … Continue reading

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Jacque’s Grandma Fern’s Wilted Lettuce

10-12 cups garden lettuce or spinach or mix of both 4-6 slices of chopped bacon 1 bunch chopped green onions 1/3 c. vinegar 1/3 c. water 1 T sugar 1/2 t salt 1/4 t. ground pepper 2 boiled eggs, peeled … Continue reading

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