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THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes by Salad Foodie

Several years ago Bacardi’s Rum Cake recipe used an 18 ½ ounce cake mix and box of instant vanilla pudding mix. Not long after that box cake mixes were developed with “pudding in the mix” which now are known as “super moist” or “deliciously moist.”…

10 votes
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Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake by Salad Foodie

Let me say right up front - fruitcake gets a bad rap. My theory is that many object to the darker types, with lots of spice and molasses. Or the sheer size or amount of this rich cake is enough to last folks til next Christmas. You will be pleasantly surprised though with Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake. In the ’50s, Lucile Harvey…

2 votes
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Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting by Claudia lamascolo

My grandma, mom, have handed down from generation to generation...a simple recipe and traditional Italian cookie. Please check out the links below the recipes for more of grandma's favorite Italian Style Cookies!

36 votes
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Taco Pie

Taco Pie by Glenn

Tacos without all of the mess. If you like Taco you have got to like Taco Pie and it is really easy to make. Enjoy.

57 votes
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CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style

CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style by Amos Miller

My buddy, Ed, of Puerto Rican descent, spent his time in the Air Force in Central and South America. Ed's favorite dish: ceviche! He tells endless tales of trying ceviche, which is seafoods 'cooked' in nothing but citrus juice. Ed always said that the ceviche he would eat by the gallon, if he could get it, was that he had in Costa…

7 votes
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Vegetable Crudités Platter

Vegetable Crudités Platter by Mary Frances Hart

Here is a platter that was successful at a Thanksgiving dinner. Use whatever is in season and colorful.

5 votes
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Sex in a Pan

Sex in a Pan by Micheline

This rich, sweet, sinful, delicious dessert is not called "Sex in a pan" for nothing. You decide. LOL Great for any occasion. One of my favourite desserts. Yummy!

118 votes
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Gramma Lund's Limpa Bread

Gramma Lund's Limpa Bread by Amos Miller

My paternal grandfather emigrated to the US in 1912 bringing with him his mother's family recipe for the incredibly delicious - almost cake-like - limpa of the southern Swedish countryside. I looked at every recipe for Swedish Limpa Bread on the C-E-S site. None of them are family recipes, although there is a rye bread recipe, it's…

6 votes
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Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread by Marlin Rinehart

This is the most famous cookie of Scotland. It’s a must to use pure butter. Traditionally, shortbread contains no other flavor. I’ve been making this recipe since 1970 when I got the recipe in Edinburgh, Scotland. The addition of a small amount of rice flour gives a firmness and crunchiness to the cookie. Most American recipes for…

9 votes
36372 views
Holiday Ham with Pineapples (Easter or Christmas)

Holiday Ham with Pineapples (Easter or Christmas) by Denise Sherin

This is the way my Nanny and Mom made our holiday ham. We had it for Easter, Christmas and side by side with turkey on Thanksgiving. This ham is always good, I use oven cooking bags but Mom and Nanny always used foil. It uses brown sugar and ginger ale and pineapple which makes for an excellent gravy! Just thicken the juices with a…

1 vote
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texas date loaf candy

texas date loaf candy by Marlin Rinehart

This is a delicious old-fashioned Texas recipe similar to fudge but is shaped into a log and sliced. I was surprised to learn from a Mexican cookbook it is also made in old Mexico.

3 votes
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Filet Mignon Topped With Shrimp, Crab with a Garlicy Wine Sauce

Filet Mignon Topped With Shrimp, Crab with a Garlicy Wine Sauce by Claudia lamascolo

This tender filet is bursting with flavor. Starting with a mouth watering filet, portabello mushrooms, shrimp, centered with a mound of crab meat, with a creamy butter,wine garlic sauce over the top~.

11 votes
72601 views
Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies)

Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies) by Salad Foodie

A munchy spice cookie with loads of nuts. Mixed candied fruit adds the “jewel tones,” moisture and softness. These perky and tasty nuggets won’t last long on the cookie platter.

1 vote
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Lime Gelatin with Pears and Cherries

Lime Gelatin with Pears and Cherries by Salad Foodie

My aunt made this gelatin frequently in winter especially during the holidays, and with its predominant green and red colors, it makes an appealing luncheon dessert. The recipe posted is as close as my memories allowed. However today with the variety of health issues guests may have, I frequently offer 2 versions, the one below and a…

1 vote
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Carrot Cake the Ultimate

Carrot Cake the Ultimate by Amos Miller

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely love a great carrot cake, so what are ya gonna do...?. This looks like alot of stuff, but it is just some dry and some wet ingredients. Do not be deterred! Press on! This recipe…

21 votes
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