This bread takes advantage of the fresh peaches now in season... and it tastes just like peach cobbler!
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/3 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup peeled, sliced peaches
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons chopped pecans
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1.In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in water and extracts. Stir in peaches. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in pecans. Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool or 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
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This is a delicious and easy meal, perfect for dinner with friends.....

1 1/4 lb. sirloin, cubed 1 inch
2 tbsp olive oil
1 clove minced garlic
3/4 lb. fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/3 c. water or beef broth
1/2 c. dry red wine
1 1/2 tbsp. soy sauce
2 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1/2 c. whipped cream
Chopped parsley
Brown meat in.olive oil using an electric skillet . Add garlic, as pieces brown remove to casserole
with cover. Add 1/4 cup wine to skillet and saute mushrooms,
add to meat. Cover. Bake in oven at 350 degrees for 1 hour
until meat is tender.
Add water or broth and remaining wine and soy sauce to skillet
in which the meat was browned. Boil, stirring up the
drippings. Blend in mustard, cornstarch and cream. Simmer
until thick. Pour off juices from meat into the sauce in
pan. Simmer, whisking until smooth and thick. Blend with
meat. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve over hot rice or mashed potatoes.

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I found this recipe in an issue of Woman’s World magazine. It is both easy and delicious. If you want a little different taste, you could add ¼ tsp curry powder. Either way is tasty. I recommend that you refrigerate the salad and dressing separately and combine when ready to serve.
Combine in large serving bowl:
1 32 oz bag of coleslaw mix from the produce section
1 ripe mango peeled and cubed
½ cup chopped dried pineapple
1 scallion, finely chopped
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1 tbsp chopped fresh mint
Combine and refrigerate:
½ c mayonnaise
2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
¼ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper
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Thanks to Donna Murphy of Orlando Florida for this delicious recipe. I made it for dinner last night and not only did it taste great, my kitchen stayed cool!

Approx 3 cups favorite spaghetti sauce
8 oz box of oven ready(no boil) lasagna noodles
13 oz container of ricotta cheese
8 oz bag of shredded mozzarella or Italian blend cheese

Spray inside of crock pot with Pam. Cover bottom of crock pot with 1 cup of sauce. Add a layer of noodles next, breaking up the noodles so that the area is covered. Layer 1/3 cup of sauce, 1/3 cup of ricotta, 1/3 cup of shredded cheese. Repeat noodles, sauce, ricotta, shredded cheese until ricotta is gone. Top layer will be noodles, 1 cup of sauce and 1/3 cup shredded cheese. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 - 4 hours.

You can add browned hamburger to the spaghetti sauce if you wish. Or for a vegetarian version, add a few layers of spinach.
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