Thanksgiving Recipes
 (Falls off the bones, Juicy)
Cook uncovered 375° for 1 hour.
Then cook 100-200° for every pound of turkey.
i.e. 20 pounds = 20 hours
Last couple of hours will have some give.
Half-way through, I drape 1 lb of bacon over the turkey.
(It cooks to a fine crisp, can add to stuffing or meat.)
I do not sleep well when I cook this through the night.
I feel like I must check on the turkey (but really don’t need to).
I’ve done this several days before Thanksgiving, and placed on
platter to reheat when needed. This frees up my oven for
other things. (But then I miss the turkey smell on Thanksgiving.)

Butterhorn Rolls
1 T sugar
1 T yeast
1 c warm water
Dissolve yeast and sugar in water.
3 eggs
½ c oil
1 t salt
½ c sugar
Mix eggs, oil, salt and sugar.
Add yeast mixture.
Add 4 ½ c flour and mix well. Refrigerate overnight.
Divide dough in half. Roll out 2 circles. Brush tops with melted butter.
Cut each circle into 16 wedge-shaped pieces. Roll wedges up into a crescent shape, beginning at wide end.
Let rise on greased pan in a warm place 3-4 hours. (I've found 1 hour works fine.)
Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.
Yields 32 rolls.

Frozen Cranberry Salad
1 lb cranberries, chopped (I use a mixer)
2 c crushed pineapple, drained
1 c miniature marshmallows
½ c walnuts, chopped
2 c sugar
1 pt Cool Whip
Mix cranberries, pineapple, marshmallows, nuts and sugar until sugar dissolves.
Fold in Cool Whip.
Thaw one hour before eating.
(I make enough batches at once for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners.)  

Sweet Potato Crunch
Yam Filling:
3 c mashed yams*
1 c sugar
½ c butter, melted
2 eggs
1 t vanilla
1/3 c milk
1 c brown sugar
½ c butter, melted
1/3 c flour
1 c chopped walnuts
Mix filling ingredients with mixer till smooth.
Put in baking dish. Top with topping; it will be crumbly.
Bake at 350 for 25 minutes
(I make in bulk and freeze in ziplock bags for each meal – Thanksgiving and Christmas and extra meals. If you plan on freezing, place the filling and topping in separate bags.)
*You can use canned yams or bake whole yams at 350 until soft.

Calico Beans
Green Bean Salad
Cranberry Tea
Hot Apple Cider
Hot Chocolate Mix
Chai Tea Mix
Spiced Cranberry Cider
Cucumber Limeade Punch
Zucchini Recipes
Zucchini Pie
Mexican Squash
Cheesy Squash
Stir Fry Zucchini
Zucchini Bread
Squash Boats
BBQ Squash
Squash Pickles
Thanksgiving Recipes
Turkey, falls off bone, juicy
Butterhorn Rolls
Frozen Cranberry Salad
Sweet Potato Crunch
Christmas Breads
Banana Bread
Cranberry Nut Bread
Glazed Lemon Bread
Pistachio Bread
Poppy Seed Bread
Zucchini Bread
Dill Pickle Soup
Potato and Hamburger Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Soup
Ham and Hash Brown Casserole
Sausage and Hash Brown Casserole
Main Meals
Mexican Spaghetti
Party Time
Dan’s Grilled Chicken
BBQ Meat Balls
Cowboy Caviar
Camping Tin Foil Recipes
Ham and Pineapple Sandwiches
Philly Beef and Cheese Sandwich Loaf
Chicken Mexican Style
Pizza Burritos
Omelets in a Bag
Campfire Cones
Bananas in a Boat
Campfire Popcorn
Ice Cream in a Bag
Snacks and Appetizers
Rosemary Nuts
Sugar Cookies
Poppy Seed Nut Slices
French Butter Wafers
Benne Cakes
Ice Cream Sandwiches
Dumpy Cake
Pineapple Cake
Making Mustards
Dijon-style Mustard
Spiced German Mustard
Need Soap
Gifts to Make
Bubble Bath
Body Wash
Shower Gel
Facial Scrubs
   Rosemary Mint Sugar and Salt
   Warm Vanilla
   Pepper and Mint
   Sugar and Olive Oil
   Brown Sugar

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