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Recipe Archives

Zanzibar!
Thanks to Janice for this last recipe of 20 years of sharing my faves. This one is healthy and I expect you'll be the only one to serve it among your friends! Mine think it's fabulous!

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Jim Taggart's Ham Loaf
This is a recipe for any time of the year!

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Champagne Salad!
Doesn't this sound like a party?!

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Lemon Surprise!

I've been sharing my favorite recipes with you for 20 years, starting back in 1991 when "Woman to Woman" was a daily show on radio station KFUO AM 850 in St. Louis, MO. I'm happy to report your response has been consistently amazing. You prove women DO still cook "from scratch" and appreciate good fare!

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EASY, HONEST, TART

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity. ~Voltaire

With fresh fruits easily accessible year 'round, this can be enjoyed any season for any reason! Perfect for your Easter brunch, by the way!

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Debbie's "Peace of Mind" Salad
Serve this up with peace of mind, as you thank the One from Whom all blessings flow!

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Stuffed Tomatoes!
You surely have plenty of recipes for sweets to use this month. I thought about giving you a hearty winter soup, but instead let's go with two versions of my stuffed tomatoes - pretty any time of year!

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Latke!
January is a perfect time for this comfort food called "Latke!"

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Holly Cookies
Now it's your turn to enjoy a recipe easy enough for kids, yet yummy enough for all generations! Very pleasing to the eye, as well!

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Pecan Rolls
This is delicious on Christmas morning or any other time! The aroma throughout the house is worth the trouble, believe me!

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Sweet Potato Gratin
While potato recipes abound, this one's different and brings raves and requests for "how to." Don't even ASK about the calories or fat grams. Just a bite or two will do.

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Sherried Cheese Soup
This is a rather grown up dish. We've enjoyed this for a long long time, but can't recall if the recipe came from my mom or grandmother.

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Sweet Sour Navy Bean Salad

from Dorothy Zehnder, who with her daughter, Judy Zehnder Keller (both seen below) owns and operates The Bavarian Inn and Lodge in Frankenmuth, MI.
To highlight fall foods and accompany the "MotherDaughter Business Plan" show with Dorothy Zehnder and her daughter, Judy Zehnder Keller, of The Bavarian Inn and Lodge in Frankenmuth, MI, enjoy these "Most Requested Recipes" from Dorothy's world famous kitchen!

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Apple Kuchen
Another "Most Requested Recipe" from Dorothy Zehnder's world famous kitchen at The Bavarian Inn and Lodge in Frankenmuth, MI!

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Breakfast Blend from my event personal "concierge", Ruby Prochnow, on my June trip to Minnesota. She is backing me up in this photo, with former Woman to Woman® guest Jan Struck of struckwithlaughter.org/ to my right and Eloise Kuhlmann of TX to my left. Amazing women...all!
Back to school time hopefully focuses our nutrition plans on good brain food and calories that energize our day most efficiently. Here are two recipes from my June trip to Alexandria, MN.

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Minnesota Wild Rice Soup from Ruby Prochnow
What would a trip to MN be without bringing home wild rice!

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Tomato Soup!
From Nancy Dressler of Kalamazoo, MI

From Nancy Dressler of Kalamazoo, MI '06 ..who attended a woman's retreat I facilitate at Camp Arcadia, MI each fall. She was so happy to be there, she GAVE me a jar of this soup! It meant so much, in addition to being so delicious, that I just had to have the recipe to pass on to you!

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Cherry/Chicken Salad Obviously!
It seems like stating the obvious, but in northern Michigan where I like to spend summers in the "Cherry Capitol of the World," we all have our own version of the Cherry Chicken Salad. This might become your favorite if you don't already have one!

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Pickled Eggs
By August, we're finely tuned to the luxury of outdoor cooking and fresh crisp taste! Add this to your menu for something noticeably different to accompany meals indoors or out!

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A Perfect Picnic!
Enjoy leaving the world behind as you picnic. And remember to leave nothing behind in the picnic area when you re-enter the world!

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Praline Roll
The wedding shower you're giving this spring or the dessert you're invited to bring to that party! This is IT! Fabulous all year long, a favorite wherever I take it...now it's yours to make and take!

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Peas! Some like it hot...... and some like it cold!
Now that spring has sprung...my culinary thoughts lighten up with things like Peas! Yes, peas.

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Shrimp de Jonghe
Now that my husband and I are back to 2, I've returned to my first-ever cookbook as a young bride! It's the old Betty Crocker's "New Dinner for Two!" It's fun remembering how my boldness increased through the pages of that book! Here's my variation of an oldie but goodie that's gracing our table once again.

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Welsh Leek Soup "Cawl Cennin"
In France, "to eat the leek" equates in other places with eating humble pie. I humbly recommend this soup as truly fine fare!

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Iced "Sun" Tea
Enjoy the sweet and tart citrus flavor in this tea, while you pen someone a note, watch those robins outside your window or put your feet up and enjoy one of our Book Club entries!

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Pretty Bowl Salad
We have our favorite winter soups, like White Chili, submitted by Woman to Woman® listener, Mary Jane Wade, as well as Peanut and Sherried Cheese Soup, so now how about a salad to serve family and friends from one of your prettiest bowls!

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Popovers Boys Can Make
Our son, Brooks, used to make these popovers, much to the delight of our family of 6!

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White Chili Soup
Submitted by Woman to Woman® listener, Mary Jane Wade

White Chili Soup to offset the white snow at your window sill! Submitted by Woman to Woman® listener, Mary Jane Wade

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Old Fashioned Fudge
I think it's the best fudge in the world. I gave it as gifts for decades. Now it's your turn!

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Broccoli-Cheese Sandwiches
To go along with my Good Punch recipe, here are some tasty sandwiches for your party-fare this holiday season!

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Good Punch!
I don't have a name for it. It's just Good Punch!

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Capellini Carbonnara
Here's a change from the turkey routine this month, to something a little different and a bit gourmet!

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"Easy to Impress" Chicken
This recipe comes from a retired caterer, Bonnie Klein, who gave it to me when I requested a delicious and simple recipe for busy women.

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Jonas' Favorite White Velvet Cake
This recipe comes to us from Alice J. Wisler, author of the October W2W book club selection. Top with buttercream frosting or with a whipped cream icing and fruit!

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Chef B's Crispy Potatoes
This tasty side dish also comes from How Sweet It Is. Yum!

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German Potato Salad
This is the recipe the moms make for the Holy Cross Lutheran School Picnic in Collinsville, IL, every year. It's perfect for a Labor Day weekend picnic!

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Gingerbread
Run run as fast as you can...to catch the last piece of this gingerbread in the pan!

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Jennifer's Salsa
Now that tomatoes are on the vine and we'll soon have many to give away (or our friends will, I hope), here's a way to serve up some!

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Guacamole
This guacamole recipe is always a big hit with never any leftovers, even when I make extra! It's my son's recipe. Brooks usually serves it with favorite chips as a dip before the meal.

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Easy Greek Pasta Salad
A simple but satisfying treat from my eldest daughter out in New Jersey!

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Cucumber Sandwiches
These summer sandwiches are for adult palates but so nice and refreshing on a hot afternoon as a snack with friends. Add a beverage of your choice and a little fresh fruit, and you're ready for a party!

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Shrimp Salad Sandwiches
These tea sandwiches are quick to make and great to serve with punch or tea, for lunch or as a snack by the pool!

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Mediterranean Tart
Giving a bridal or baby shower this month? Have friends over and enjoy the company minus the kitchen fuss -- assemble this tasty tart ahead of time, even bake it the day before!

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Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips
Here's a recipe that my producer, Christy, raves about. Your body will, too, when you enjoy these fresh fruits for good health!

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Lemon Schaum Tortes
If you've never tried making meringue before and you've heard horror stories about it, try this easy recipe to conquer your fear!

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Sweet Southern Tea
By the time April rolls around, I get into Spring when I serve this lovely tea.

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Black Bottom Cupcakes
Try these unique cupcakes for a springtime treat!

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Old-Fashioned Popcorn Balls
These easy-to-make snacks are delicious any time of year and will pull your family or friends together in an unusual project!

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Baked Eggs In Casserole
This is perfect year 'round for luncheon guests or for a light dinner. It can even be made a day ahead!

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Blue Cheese Soufflé
This delicious, cheesy appetizer will "wow" your guests!

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Aunt Liz's Fruit Cookies
Molasses, nuts, and dried fruit enhance these tasty cookies!

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Poppy Seed Bread

I've been making this classic recipe for years. It's easy to whip up and freezes well.

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Pralines
The late Lois Oster shared her famous, fantastic New Orleans recipe, which makes pralines in a jiffy!

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Wild Mushroom Sauce
This is a nice wintry sauce to accompany your favorite grilled or broiled steak, pork, or chicken.

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Aunt Betty's Pumpkin Pie
A warm slice of pumpkin pie is the perfect finish for your holiday meal!

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Peanut Soup
This fabulous Senegalese-style vegetarian soup is gluten free and full of flavor!

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Sugared Pecans
Sugared pecans are wonderful to serve at Thanksgiving to your thankful guests! This simple, delicious recipe can easily be doubled.

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Sherried Cheese Soup
Here's a delicious fall soup to serve with my orange rolls. You can freeze all of this for later, but don't count on leftovers if you serve it right away!

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Orange Rolls
Nothing says "fall" like the smell of fresh baked bread. These delicious rolls are perfect with my Sherried Cheese Soup.

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New York Times Mud Pie
This fabulous, rich dessert will satisfy the chocolate lovers in your life. I freeze this pie to have on hand in case I need to serve a dessert when someone stops by unexpectedly!

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Honey-Roasted Carrots
This delicious side-dish recipe is from Christy Bond, producer of Woman to Woman, who says it is a quick way to serve up this healthy vegetable while still keeping an eye on her two little guys!

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Camp's Double Chocolate Rebels
Pour yourself a glass of cold milk! These chocolaty cookies are an easy treat for kids and adults alike.

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Haricot Vert (in niçoise butter with shallots)

Try this twist on the healthy, fresh green beans you've been harvesting or buying. Haricot (French for "beans") Vert (French for "green") uses the longer, thinner, tenderer French variety of beans. You can also use thin, young American green beans.

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Banana Bread
This delicious bread will fill your kitchen with a heavenly aroma and your mouth with a heavenly taste!

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Broccoli Salad Dressing
Broccoli is good for you and tastes delicious! Try this zesty dressing to make it even tastier.

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Alice Anne's Very Nice Summer Salad
This is a great summer salad I scooped from my sister-in-law. It's perfect for shrimp lovers! I make it the day ahead and serve with fresh rolls and simple iced tea.

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Blueberry Pie
Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and vitamins. Treat yourself to some blueberry pie while these berries are in season! Check out this simple recipe.

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Uncle Louise's Marvelous Mocha Frosting
This frosting is delicious with white, yellow or chocolate cake and is a treat for coffee and chocolate lovers alike!

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Uncle Louise's Chocolate Cake
This classic recipe for chocolate cake has been a crowd-pleaser for generations!

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Tzatziki
This creamy Greek sauce is a refreshing addition to your meal when served alongside sandwiches or wraps.

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Peanut Butter Bars
Treat yourself to the classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate with this quick and easy bar cookie recipe!

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Outdoor Grilled Asparagus
Grilled asparagus is a unique, easy addition to your summer cookouts!

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Old Fashioned Lemonade
This quick and easy drink is perfect for summertime entertaining. Guests will enjoy passing a summer afternoon sipping this drink and relaxing in your home.

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Chilled Vegetable Salad
Here's a refreshing salad popular with my summer diners. Serve it with just about anything from the grill or oven. It's a hit with both vegetarians and meat eaters!

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Mom's Buttermilk Pancakes
On Mother's Day my dad helped us make my mom's buttermilk pancakes. We'd pour batter from a small pitcher onto the hot griddle in the shape of her initials and hearts!

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Mom's Mint Punch
If you like the flavor of fresh mint, you'll love this refreshing spring/summer drink. I've even frozen it in small amounts and served it kind of slushy with hors d'oeuvres or afternoon nibbles. It's quite tasty with crackers, cheese and a few crunchy nuts.

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