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1. Chicken Pot Pie or Chicken & Dumplings - Pennsylvania Dutch Style
Pennsylvania Dutch Pot Pie is really not a pie. It´s a delicious thick chicken stew, similar to Chicken and Dumplings, but made with square pot pie noodles instead of the dumplings. Use ready made noodles or make them from scratch with this easy recipe.

2. Pureed Cranberry Sauce Recipe
Make your own pureed cranberry sauce from fresh cranberries. The recipe is super easy to prepare and the taste is incredible!

3. Successful Home Canning
Here´s my easy to follow guide with the basics you need to know for successful home canning.

4. How Much? How Many?
How many crackers in the crust? How many bananas in the cake? Will one box of brown sugar be enough?

5. Herb & Spice Chart
A Guide to Herbs and Spices for the Home Cook

6. Fastnachts, a Pa. Dutch Shrove Tuesday Tradition
The Pennsylvania Dutch celebrate Shrove Tuesday by eating yeast raised potato doughnuts, which are lovingly known as "Fastnachts."

7. Christmas Fruitcake Recipes
Fruitcake at Christmas time is an old holiday tradition. Here´s two recipes for fruitcake that won´t be used as doorstops.

8. Low Fat Healthy Tortilla Lentil Soup Recipe
Soup is an awesome way to make a nutritious meal with little or no fuss involved. Dried lentils cook up faster than most legumes and contain ample protein for this soup to be a meatless recipe. With the addition of tomatoes, onions, garlic and aromatic herbs, this soup is healthy and delicious!

9. Vegetable Freezing Chart
Most fresh vegetables must be "blanched" before they are frozen. Blanching is a two-step process... Step one is immersing the vegetables in boiling water. In step two, the boiled vegetables are quickly cooled in cold water. This chart list blanching times.

10. Broccoli, Cauliflower , & Brussels Sprouts
Here´s buying, storage and cooking tips plus recipes for three of the most popular vegetables in the cabbage family - Broccoli, Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts.



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