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Mountain Apple Crisp

Ingredients: * 4 pounds tart apples * 2 tablespoons lemon juice * 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed * 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon * 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg * 2/3 cup all-purpose flour * 1/2 cup granulated sugar * 1/3 cup rolled oats * 6 tablespoons cold butter (3/4 stick) * 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped walnuts Preparation: Peel, core and cut the apples into 1/4 ” thick slices. Place in a bowl and add lemon juice. In a separate bowl, combine cinnamon, brown sugar, and nutmeg; add to the apples and stir. In another bowl combine the oats, flour,...

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Grandma’s Shrimp Chicken Skillet

Grandma’s Shrimp Chicken Skillet INGREDIENTS 4-6 ½ oz package rice pilaf (or try our rice pilaf recipe!) 6 tsp butter 1 tsp Cajun seasoning 1 tsp garlic (chopped) 1 onion (sliced thinly) ½ pound boneless/skinless chicken breast tenders 9 oz frozen peas ½ pound cooked shrimp DIRECTIONS Cook rice pilaf. Set aside to cool. In skillet melt butter and stir in seasoning and garlic. Add chicken and onion. Cook over medium high heat. Stir occasionally for 7-9 minutes. Add peas, shrimp and cooled rice mix. Continue to cook for approximately 4-5 minutes until peas and shrimp are heated through....

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Armenian Rice Pilaf

Armenian Rice Pilaf *Better than any boxed pilaf you’ll ever taste, and just as easy!* INGREDIENTS: ½ cup uncooked spaghetti (broken into ½ inch pieces) 1 cup uncooked rice 4 Tbs butter or margarine 2 cups water 6 chicken bouillon cubes Pinch of salt ¼ tsp pepper DIRECTIONS: Break spaghetti into pieces. Set aside. Melt butter in a skillet. Add spaghetti pieces. Brown at medium heat, careful not to burn. Stir frequently. Remove from heat. Add rice. Stir until mixed. Boil water, salt, pepper, and bouillon cubes until cubes are dissolved. Add rice mixture to boiling water and cover....

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Front Porch Pumpkins

Front Porch Pumpkins *A twist on the scary, bringing you splashes of gold, cream, and berry* You Will Need: Pumpkins and gourds of various sizes, shapes, and colors Spray Paint- Gold, Silver,Cream(flat), Black (flat), and Rust(with a shimmer) In a well protected and ventilated space, spray-paint each pumpkin with a different color until completely covered. Let dry entirely before handling. This is a craft with personal preference, so shades of color, detail, and density is up to the creator. Arrange in groups of three or place randomly around your home. Dramatic colors will make your front porch look alive...

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Fruit Juices Can Affect Your Medications

Here’s something to contemplate over your morning fruit juice. A few years back, doctors discovered the “grapefruit effect”—the fact that drinking grapefruit juice affects the way certain blood pressure medications work. Doctors have since found that more than 40 different medications can have their effects magnified by grapefruit juice. Now, the story has gotten a bit more complicated. Orange juice and apple juice could also interfere with some medications. And depending on the drug you’re taking, the effects of your treatment could be either be blocked or boosted. This could stop the drug from helping you, or put you...

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