Recipes using Water


German-style Smoked Chops

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Slow-cooked Creamy Italian Chicken

It’s that crazy time of year when the kids are back in school and their schedules have us wondering how in the world to get supper on the table without driving through a fast food restaurant. Here are a few recipes that take little time to put together and give you a hot meal on […]

South Texas Rice

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Triple Melon Salad

The farmer’s market is one of my favorite places during the summer. The brightly colored fruits and vegetables seem to be calling my name as I walk past each booth. And, who can resist a juicy peach, freshly picked sweet corn or a first-of-the-season cantaloupe or watermelon? This month, Finest Cooking is featuring fresh fruits […]

Fruit Bowl with Marinade

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Rita’s Raspberry Thumbprints

Holiday Cookie Contest Winners

Rita’s Raspberry Thumbprints

Holiday Cookie Contest Winners

Key West Fruit Salad

Feed My Flock Who: First United Methodist Church Cost: $15 includes shipping Details: Hard-backed, comb bound Pages of recipes: 163 Send checks to: United Methodist Women, 702 Plum St., Marshall, IL 62441 or call 217-826-8041.

Key Lime Cupcakes

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Rhubarb Dumplings

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