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Annette Crabtree
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GIRL TALK
-- HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! ---
Keep you and your family happy during the New Year
with healthy meals and Good Friends!
CORN CHOWDER
2 cans Mexican-style corn, drained
1(10 ounce) can cream of potato soup, undiluted
1 1/2 cups milk
1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon pepper
4 slices bacon
2 green onions, sliced
Combine the first three ingredients in a large saucepan. Cook over
medium heat until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, place bacon on a microwave-safe rack in a baking dish.
Cover with paper towels. Microwave on HIGH 4 minutes or until crisp. Drain
bacon and crumble. Sprinkle bacon and green onions over soup.

BACON, CREMINI AND BRIE
4 medium potatoes
4 tsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt
6 bacon strips, chopped
1/2 lb. sliced baby portobello (cremini) mushrooms
4 ounces Brie cheese, sliced
Chopped fresh chives, optional
Scrub and pierce potatoes. Rub potato skins with oil; sprinkle
with salt. Bake at 400 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until tender.
In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp.
Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving
2 Tablespoons drippings. Saute mushrooms in the drippings.
Cut a 2-inch "X " in tops of potatoes; insert cheese slices. Top with
mushrooms, bacon, and chives.
HOT APPLE SPICE SUNDAE
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (21-ounce) can apple pie filling
1/3 cup or (2.25 ounce) package chopped walnuts, toasted Vanilla Ice Cream
Melt butter in a saucepan; stir in brown sugar, cinnamon, and pie filling. Bring to a boil; remove from heat, and stir in walnuts. Serve warm over ice cream. Yields: 6 servings
HAPPY NEW YEAR, SVEN STERNER! WE'VE ALL BEEN PRAYING FOR YOU DURING YOUR ILLNESS.