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2018-11-30 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Recipes
Party Fixin’s

Texas Trash/Kentucky Krunch Party Mix Here are two versions of our favorite holiday nibble. I mix them together for fantastic party offerings, gifts, and snacks. Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 6 cups Wheat, Rice or Corn Chex, or any combination 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning, optional 2 cups dry roasted […]

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2014-01-16 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Recipes
Penned by Someone I Don’t Know

I received this cool recipe, and plan to make it in the oven. My guess is, it was from a customer like me, because I had to edit it for homophones and punctuation. What the heck? It’s almost SUPER BOWL time! Know what that means? Time to pull out the smoker and grill and fire […]

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2013-12-01 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Recipes
Taters and Beans: Made Early, Made Early

Bake or boil one potato for each guest you’ll feed tomorrow, more if you plan a leftover meal. Peal or don’t peal according to your preference. Let them cool, then cut into bite-sized pieces and place in a large microwave bowl. Stir in one pint of cheese dip: cheddar with bacon, bleu, Mexican style with […]

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2013-11-08 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Recipes
Busy Day Chicken Casserole

Make this the night before, and whip it out in time to cook. 9 slices bread 4 cups diced cooked chicken 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup mayonnaise 9 slices cheese 4 eggs 2 cups milk 2 cans mushroom soup 3/4 teaspoon salt dash of pepper. Line a nine by thirteen inch baking pan […]

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2013-09-22 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Books + Recipes
Review of the New Cookbook from Newsreel

“In the Newsreel Kitchen” is an eighty-four-page one-volume comb-bound soft-cover Braille collection of recipes from Newsreel members, staff, and friends. It is also available in large print and regular print. At $20.00, it’s a bargain–about ninety-five recipes from about fifty people from about everywhere in the United States. Proceeds support Newsreel Magazine, a monthly collection […]

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2013-08-19 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Recipes
Roast and Company

Need a big meal for family or drop-in friends? Want to keep it simple? Buy a large roast, pork or beef. Place onion soup mix beneath and on top, and cook at 300 degrees for the first two hours, then cover and cook for two to four additional hours depending on the weight of the […]

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2013-05-23 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Recipes
Pineapple Refrigerator Pie

1 package (6-serving size) Jell-O vanilla instant pudding and pie filling 1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple 2 cups sour cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 baked 9-inch pie shell, cooled Combine pie filling mix, pineapple with juice, sour cream, and sugar in a deep bowl. Beat slowly or at low speed for about a minute. […]

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2013-04-15 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Recipes
Ranch Potatoes

5 to 6 medium-size potatoes. Double this amount if you’re using small new potatoes. 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted 1 16-oz bottle creamy ranch dressing. You can substitute other favorite dressing flavors for a different taste. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash potatoes. Peel […]

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2013-03-09 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Recipes
Sweet and Savory Easter Favorites

Frosty Mandarin Orange Dessert by Marilyn Brandt Smith 1 small package Jell-O 1 cup hot water 1/2 can mandarin orange sections 1/2 pint orange sherbet Pour Jell-O into a quart container. Add one cup of hot water, and shake, covered tightly, until Jell-O is dissolved. Stir in 1/2 can orange sections along with the juice […]

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2013-01-09 :: Marilyn Brandt Smith // Recipes
Freelance: Mac and Cheese Plus

Freelance: Mac and Cheese Plus 1 pound ground beef 2 regular or 1 family-size Kraft or equivalent Macaroni and Cheese 1 can cream of celery soup 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 16-oz can green beans or 2 cups frozen green beans. Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions. Place in three-quart casserole […]

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