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Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie

Dec 16,2008

1 package (9 ounces) prepared graham cracker pie crust

1 pint vanilla ice cream softened

1 can (16 ounces) pumpkin

1 cup whipped cream

3/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

1/2 teaspoon salt


Fill pie crust with ice cream; freeze until solid. In medium bowl,

combine pumpkin, whipped cream, sugar, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Spoon

mixture over frozen layer of ice cream in crust; freeze until solid. To

serve, remove pie from freezer and place in refrigerator one hour before

serving. Slice and serve with additional whipped cream, if desired.


Cooking tip: Frozen non-fat yogurt and fat-free whipped topping may be used

in place of ice cream and whipped cream.

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  • Apple Cranberry Pie

    Dec 16,2008

        1/ 2 cup sugar

        2 Tablespoons flour

        1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

        1/4 teaspoon salt

        1 teaspoon grated orange peel

        1/2 cup maple syrup

        1 Tablespoon butter

        1 1/2 cups cranberries

        3 cups sliced peeled apples

        Pastry for 2 crust 9 inch pie


      Combine first 7 ingredients. Cook 2 minutes, stirring until sugar

     dissolves. Add cranberries. Boil 2 minutes. Fold in apple slices

     and cool. Pour into pastry-lined 9 inch pan. Make lattice strips of

     pastry dough over filling. Trim edges. Bake at 425F 40-45 minutes.

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  • Sweet Potato-Pecan Pie

    Dec 16,2008

    1 frozen deep-dish pie crust, thawed, pierced all over with fork

    1 1-pound red-skinned sweet potato (yam), pierced with fork

    1/2 cup (packed) golden brown sugar

    2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted

    1 tablespoon vanilla extract

    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

    1/4 teaspoon salt

    3/4 cup light corn syrup

    2 large eggs

    1 cup (about 4 ounces) pecan halves


    Preheat oven to 400F. Bake crust until pale golden, about 8 minutes; set aside.

    Reduce oven temperature to 350F.


    Cook sweet potato in microwave on high until tender, about 6 minutes per side.

    Cut potato in half; scoop flesh into medium bowl and mash. Measure 1 cup mashed

    potato; place in large bowl. Whisk sugar and next 5 ingredients into mashed potato;

    spread mixture in prepared crust. Whisk corn syrup and eggs in bowl to blend. Stir

    in pecans. Pour syrup mixture over potato mixture.


    Bake pie until filling is set, puffed and brown, about 45 minutes. Cool pie completely.

    Serve at room temperature or refrigerate up to 1 day and serve cold.

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  • Spinach Pie

    Jan 4,2008


    • 1 pre-made pie crust
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 Tb lemon juice
    • 3 cups crumbled tofu (soft or silken tofu is best)
    • 10 ounce box frozen spinach
    • 1 1/2 cups onion, chopped
    • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 2 Tbs oil


    Cook spinach according to package directions. Saute onion and garlic in oil in a large pot over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add spinach, tofu, lemon juice, and seasoning. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Meanwhile, continue cooking spinach/tofu mixture for 5 minutes. Mix well. Pour into pie crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes until crust is brown.
    Total calories per serving: 180
    Fat: 11 grams
    Protein: 7 grams
    Iron: 2 mg
    Calcium: 87

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  • Shepherd’s Pie

    Dec 28,2007

    Ingredients :

    · 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
    · 1 lb. lean ground beef
    · 2 onions, finely chopped
    · 4 cloves garlic, minced
    · 2 tsp. paprika
    · 1 tsp. salt (optional)
    · 1/2 tsp. cracked black peppercorns
    · 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
    · 1 cup condensed beef broth (undiluted)
    · 2 tbsp. tomato paste
    · 1 can (540 mL) cream-style corn
    · 4 cups mashed potatoes, seasoned with 1 tbsp. butter, 1/2 tsp. salt (optional) and 1/4 tsp. pepper
    · 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

    Cooking Procedures :

    1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add beef and cook, breaking up with into small pieces, until meat is no longer pink and becomes slightly brown in color. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to slow cooker stoneware. Drain off liquids.
    2. Reduce heat to medium. Add onions to pan and cook until softened. Add garlic, paprika, salt (if using) and pepper, stirring for a minute. Sprinkle flour over and stir for another minute. Add beef broth and tomato paste, stir to combine and cook, stirring until thickened.
    3. Transfer mixture to slow cooker stoneware. Spread corn evenly over mixture and top with mashed potatoes. Sprinkle cheese on top, cover and cook on Low for 4 to 6 hours or on High for 3 to 4 hours, until hot and bubbly.
    4. Transfer to a serving dish and serve.

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  • Wednesday
    Dec 26,2007


    1/2 pkt egg noodles

    2 cups milk

    2 carrots

    2 onions

    2 or 3 small tomatoes

    5 eggs

    1 cup grated cheese

    1 small capsicum

    1 large potato

    pepper and salt

    Tabasco sauce (dash)

    Any other vegies you make like.



    Cook noodles until just cooked, drain and leave covered with cold water until needed. Slice all vegies, toss in margarine or butter over medium heat until just cooked. Mixed with well drained noodles. Beat eggs well, mix with milk, pepper and salt and Tabasco and mix well with other ingredients. Place into well greased pie dish or casserole, cover with grated cheese and bake in moderate oven for almost 1 hour. Test with sharp knife. If it comes out clean, the pie is cooked. Serve with salad

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  • Hot Clam Pie

    Dec 25,2007


    • 2 pk Cream cheese; (8 oz.) softened
    • Parmesan cheese
    • 4 tb Sour cream (heaping)
    • 4 tb Mayonnaise
    • 1 ts Onion powder
    • 2 cn Minced clams
    • 1/2 ts Dry mustard
    • 1 tb Parsley flakes
    • 1 tb Worcestershire sauce


    Mix all ingredients until well blended. Spoon into quiche dish that has been sprayed with Pam. Spread a thin layer of sour cream. Grate Parmesan cheese over sour cream. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes.

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  • Thursday
    Dec 13,2007


    • 1 c graham crackers crumbs
    • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
    • 1/4 frozen margarita mix concentrate
    • 1 pint lime sherbert, softened
    • 1/3 c frozen margarita mix concentrate
    • 3 tbsp tequilla
    • 1 pint of vanilla ice milk, soften.


    Mix cracker crumbs and powdered sugar together. Stir in 1/4 c of the margarita mix **THAWED** until it is a crumbly mixture. Press against
    bottom and sides of a pie plate.

    In a seperate bowl, mix remaining ingredients together–swirl the ice milk gently and spoon evenly into crust. Place in freezer for 4-6 hours.

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  • Creepy Crawler Pie

    Dec 13,2007


    • 1 ready made chocolate cookie pie crust
    • 1/4 gal. orange sherbet
    • 3/4 cup chocolate sauce
    • 10 gummy worms


    Soften sherbet slightly and spoon into pie shell.
    Drizzle with chocolate sauce to form “spider web” design.
    Freeze for at least one hour.
    Decorate with “worms”.
    NOTE: Do not freeze pie too long or it will be difficult to cut through the Gummy worms.

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  • Pumpkin Pie

    Dec 13,2007


    • 2 unbaked 9-inch (4 cup volume) deep-dish pie shells.
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ginger
    • 1/2 ground cloves
    • 4 eggs
    • 3 1/2 cups pumpkin stuff
    • 3 cups evaporated milk


    Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves in medium bowl.

    Beat eggs lightly in large bowl.

    Stir in pumpkin and sugar-spice mixture.

    Gradually stir in evaporated milk.

    Pour into pie shells.

    Bake in pre-heated 425 F oven for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350, bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

    Let cool and eat.

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