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Marinated Steak

Broken Chains Who: Brown Christian Church Cost: $20 includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 170 Send checks to: Brown Christian Church, c/o Cheryl Wathan, 2990 Hickory Hill Ln., Louisville, IL 62858 or call 618-508-2869. All proceeds support Broken Chains Ministry to fight human trafficking. Print Recipe Marinated Steak Course Entrée Skill Level […]

Brad’s Favorite Rhubarb-Strawberry Coffee Cake

Celebrating 40 Years Who: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Cost: $17.50 includes shipping Details: Hard-backed, ring bound Pages of recipes: 307 Send checks to: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Attn: Vicky Hastings, P.O. Box 740, St. Joseph, IL 61873-0740 or call 217-688-2011 or 217-841-2191 or email vicky.hastings76@gmail.com. Print Recipe Brad’s Favorite Rhubarb-Strawberry Coffee Cake Servings […]

Old South Pimiento Cheese

100th Anniversary Cookbook Who: Iroquois Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Cost: $12 includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 92 Send checks to: Iroquois Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, c/o Donna Suver, 1353 N 1450 East Road, Onarga, IL 60955 Print Recipe Old South Pimiento Cheese Servings Ingredients 1 c. chopped/broken pecan pieces1- 8 oz. block extra […]

Greek Chicken

His Heavenly Table Who: St. Paul’s Cathedral Cost:  $15 includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 227 Send checks to: St. Paul’s Cathedral, c/o Warren Swaar, 24833 State Hwy. 29, Greenview, IL 62642 or call 217-671-9063. Print Recipe Greek Chicken Servings Ingredients 1 roasting chicken3/4 c. olive oiljuice of 1 lemon1-3/4 t. oreganoSalt […]

Fred’s Famous Pecan Crispies

Holiday Cookie Contest Winners Print Recipe Fred’s Famous Pecan Crispies Submitted by Fred Alstat, Egyptian Electric Servings Makes 6 dozen. Ingredients 1 c. butter softened2-1/2 c. packed brown sugar2 eggs2-1/2 c. flour1/4 t. Salt1/2 t. baking soda1 c. Pecans finely chopped Servings Makes 6 dozen. Ingredients 1 c. butter softened2-1/2 c. packed brown sugar2 eggs2-1/2 c. […]

Dressing up your dishes

Val shows how to make soups more appealing to the eyes.

Shipping Baked Goods

ICL Food Editor Val Cheatham shows us how to pack baked goods for shipping.  

DIY Sweet and Condensed Milk

ICL Food Editor Val Cheatham shows how to make sweet and condensed milk.