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Amish Style Macaroni Salad 

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I absolutely LOVE Amish Macaroni Salad.  I usually purchase it at the grocery store.  But recently have decided to try to make it on my own.  I went searching through recipes.  However, most of the recipes had at least 2 cups of Mayo.  So I adjusted and took away ingredients that my family doesn’t necessarily like.  This is what I came up with.  Even my husband likes it and he really doesn’t care for Macaroni salad at ALL!

 

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups Uncooked elbow macaroni  (or use whatever type of noodle you prefer)
3 to 4 hard-boiled eggs-Chopped
2 Tablespoons Sweet Pickle Relish
1 Small Onion-Chopped
1 Small Red Bell Pepper-Chopped
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons yellow mustard
1 cup salad dressing ( I use Miracle Whip)

DIRECTIONS:

1.  Cook Macaroni according to package directions or until tender. Drain and set aside.

2. In a Large bowl combine eggs, onion, red bell pepper and relish.

3.  In a small bowl combine salad dressing, mustard, white sugar and vinegar.

4.  Pour salad dressing mixture over veggies and add pasta.  Stir until evenly combine and coated.  Cover and chill for 1 hour before serving.

Note:  I have made this using just one large bowl and combine all ingredients until well coated.  It turned out just the same. 🙂

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~Enjoy!~

Baked Potato Wedges

A New Family Favorite!

Ingredients:

  • 3 russet potatoes, sliced into 1/4 inch strips
  • cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray .
  2. Cut potatoes into wedges.
  3. Place potato skins in ziploc bag.  And then add the dried basil and parmesan cheese and shake to coat.  Arrange in a single layer on baking sheet.
  4. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.

~Enjoy~


President Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan was one of my All Time Favorite Presidents.  Next to Lincoln and Adams.  When I found this recipe I just knew I had to give it a try.

This recipe can be found in The White House Cookbook by Henry Haller.  Which is on my to purchase list of cookbooks.

President Ronald Reagan’s

Favorite Macaroni and Cheese


 

Ingredients:

  • ½ pound macaroni
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • A pinch of Paprika

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 2-quart casserole dish. Add macaroni to 2 quarts of boiling salted water and cook for 10 minutes. Drain well in a colander. Transfer to a mixing bowl. Stir in butter and beaten egg. Add 2-1/2 cups of the grated cheese.
  2. In a small bowl, combine milk with salt, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Spoon macaroni and cheese into the prepared casserole. Pour milk mixture over and sprinkle top with the remaining cheese. Sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Bake on middle shelf of preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until macaroni is firm to the touch and the top is crusty and browned. Serve  either as a light entree accompanied by a veggie and a  salad, or as a side dish with Hamburgers or Meat Loaf.

~Enjoy~

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