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FReeper Canteen~Cookin' With The Canteen~22 Oct 09
Thank you Troops, Vets & Military Families!!!! | Canteen Crew

Posted on 10/21/2009 6:19:34 PM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN




Cookin' With The Canteen Presents...

It’s Harvest Time!!

The weather is cooler, and it’s time to cook all the wonderful stuff that’s been harvested!

First, let’s go on a hay ride!



Oh, look! A Cider press!!



Let’s head back to the kitchen and do some cookin’!



New England Boiled Dinner



2 1/2 - 3 lb. picnic ham
3-4 garlic cloves
4-5 bay leaves
Approx. 12 peppercorns
4-5 sm. onions (halved)
Potatoes
Cabbage
Carrots
Kielbasa (ring)

Place ham in large Dutch oven. Cover with hot tap water. Add spices, simmer 1 1/2 hours. Drain some water to add remaining ingredients. Simmer another 1 hour.





How about some Apple Crisp?



* 3 pounds tart apples
* 2 tablespoons lemon juice
* 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
* 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
* 1/3 cup granulated sugar
* 1/3 cup rolled oats
* 4 tablespoons cold butter (1/2 stick)
* 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Preparation:
Peel, core and chop the apples; toss in a bowl with lemon juice. In a separate bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg; add to the apples and toss to combine.

In another bowl combine flour, sugar and oats. Cut butter into 8 small pieces, and cut butter into flour with a pastry blender or two forks until mixture is crumbly. Stir in the chopped nuts.

Butter a 9-inch square baking dish. Spread apple mixture in bottom of baking dish then sprinkle with flour mixture. Bake at 375° for 30 to 45 minutes, or until apples are tender and topping is lightly browned.

Serve warm or at room temperature, with vanilla ice cream or a little heavy cream, if desired.





Try this for a new and fun recipe!



Savory Stuffed Pumpkin:

* 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
* 1 medium onion, chopped
* 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
* 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms
* 3 tablespoons soy sauce
* 2 tablespoons brown sugar
* 1-1/2 cups cooked rice
* 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
* 1 large pie pumpkin (8 to 9 pounds)
* Vegetable oil


Directions:

* In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the soup, mushrooms, soy sauce and brown sugar. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the rice and water chestnuts.

* Wash pumpkin; cut a 6-in. circle around stem. Remove top and set aside. Discard seeds and loose fibers from the inside. Spoon beef mixture into pumpkin; replace top.

* Place in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Rub oil over outside of pumpkin. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until pumpkin is tender. Scoop out some pumpkin with each serving of beef mixture. Yield: 6 servings.



Come share your Harvest recipes with us and have fun!

Please remember that the Canteen is a place to honor our Troops, Allies and Veterans, and their families.
Please leave thy politics at the door.
A gentle reminder from Ms B.



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To: MoJo2001

*HUG*
Diva!!
How wonderful to see you!!
How’s things with you?


121 posted on 10/21/2009 7:46:43 PM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hi Ma!

One is taller (barely) and the other one will be taller probably before he reaches his teen years. Otherwise, the sun is shining. Hope all is well with you. Thank you for your dedication to our Troops, Veterans, and especially to their families. *HUGS*


122 posted on 10/21/2009 7:46:47 PM PDT by MoJo2001
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To: MS.BEHAVIN

Family recipe eh? *hugs*


123 posted on 10/21/2009 7:47:21 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: LUV W; MS.BEHAVIN

Yes!!!! I’m starving!

I haven’t eaten since breakfast.

I gotta go throw sumpin’ in a skillet. LOL


124 posted on 10/21/2009 7:48:01 PM PDT by AZamericonnie ("Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.")
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To: MS.BEHAVIN

*HUG*

Hi Ms. B! Just wanted to stop in and say “hello” and “thank you”. Things are getting better over here. It has been a rough month or so. However, I look forward to a spectacular November and December.


125 posted on 10/21/2009 7:48:09 PM PDT by MoJo2001
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To: SandRat; mylife

I’m going to try that this weekend!
Does anybody remember the “Mock” apple pie that was made with Ritz crackers?
That was really good, too!


126 posted on 10/21/2009 7:48:27 PM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: PERKY2004

Leftover steak is fine by me!


127 posted on 10/21/2009 7:48:34 PM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: MS.BEHAVIN

Our weather this afternoon was very similar. We had rain
overnight (1/2 inch) and it got up to 68 or so. A nice
day all around!


128 posted on 10/21/2009 7:48:38 PM PDT by LUV W (2010 is Conservatives' to win....or lose. So....LET'S WIN!!)
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To: SandRat

Well if it’s your Mom’s I’m gonna have to try it!:)

I think I’ll forward it on to my Mom as she has a lot of zucs from her garden.


129 posted on 10/21/2009 7:49:24 PM PDT by AZamericonnie ("Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.")
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To: MoJo2001

Hello You!


130 posted on 10/21/2009 7:50:07 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

The old card that has my Moms recipe on it is almost illegible from use..
Had to cruise the Internet for a refesher on ingredients..
Been that kind of a day.


131 posted on 10/21/2009 7:50:40 PM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: MS.BEHAVIN

I remember

you remember city fried chicken?


132 posted on 10/21/2009 7:51:59 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: AZamericonnie

I made a modest Shepards Pie for supper.
All Mr B had to do was pop it in the oven.
Simple recipe, but quick to fix during the busy week!


133 posted on 10/21/2009 7:52:11 PM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: AZamericonnie

Yes, you better go eat! We don’t wancha passing out on us, Gal!


134 posted on 10/21/2009 7:52:33 PM PDT by LUV W (2010 is Conservatives' to win....or lose. So....LET'S WIN!!)
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To: Snurple

Leftover steak is fine by me, too! Only I had leftover pasta ... not quite the same, ya know? (grin) Did you want to send me YOUR leftovers??? :)


135 posted on 10/21/2009 7:52:49 PM PDT by PERKY2004 (Proud Military Wife -- Please pray for our troops!)
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To: mylife

City fried Chicken?
Hmmm..
It’s not ringin’ a bell!


136 posted on 10/21/2009 7:53:07 PM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: LUV W

I seriously love that website ... yum yum yum yum .... so many wonderful looking things!!!! (And a new one every day!)


137 posted on 10/21/2009 7:53:40 PM PDT by PERKY2004 (Proud Military Wife -- Please pray for our troops!)
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To: MS.BEHAVIN
Had to cruise the Internet for a refesher on ingredients..

I do it all the time

138 posted on 10/21/2009 7:54:27 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: MoJo2001

Doing the best we can MoJo.


139 posted on 10/21/2009 7:54:43 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!)
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To: MoJo2001

Good to see you Mojo!

Sorry you had a rough couple of months & do so hope your over that patch!

My best to you & your family & miss you! *hugs*


140 posted on 10/21/2009 7:55:39 PM PDT by AZamericonnie ("Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.")
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