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The Original WhistleStop Cafe Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

We decided to make a quick dessert this week with our Apple Crisp Mix ~ If you haven’t tried it you need to. This mix

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The Original WhistleStop Cafe Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Who hasn’t seen the movie? Fannie Flagg started by writing a novel about the little cafe her great- aunt Bess owned in Irondale, Alabama. The

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Sweet potato pie

Sweet Potato Pie

4 eggs, separated 1-1/2 cups sugar 3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes 1/2 cup softened margarine or butter 2 cups milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

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Pastry

Plain Pastry

2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup shortening 5 to 6 tablespoons cold water Sift together flour and salt; cut in shortening

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Grill-It-Butter

Grill-it Butter

2Tbs WhistleStop Grill-it Chargrill Seasoning 4Tbs butter or spread Mix WhistleStop Grill-it with softened butter. Stir until well blended. Store in the refrigerator. Use for

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Onion

Roasted Onions

4 large sweet onionsWhistleStop Marinade Place a large onion on a square of foil, slice off the stalk end leaving an opening about the size

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Dill Weed

Dill Dressing

1/2 cup nonfat yogurt 1/4 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped fresh dill

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

1 dozen eggs 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 Tbs dijon mustard 1 Tbs pickle relish 1 Tbs minced onion salt & pepper to taste Use eggs

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Coco cookies

Coco Cookies

2c sugar 1c butter 3c oatmeal 1/2 c peanut butter 4tsp cocoa 1/2c milk 1tsp vanilla Mix sugar, cutter, cocoa, and milk together in a

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Hot Chicken Wings

Hot Wings

Place chicken pieces in a large zip-loc bag. Pour WhistleStop Marinade into the bag. Seal and marinate in the refrigerator for several hours. Combine bar-b-Q and hot sauce to your taste. Place wings on a large cookie sheet and baste with sauce. Bake wings @ 350° for 40-50 minutes, turning and basting occasionally. Serve with celery and blue cheese dressing… and plenty of napkins.

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Chicken and dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings

2 1/2 to 3 pounds broiler fryer,cut up and skinned 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup margarine Plain Pastry, chilled

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Black-eyed pea salad

Black-Eyed Pea Salad

2 cans Black-eyed peas 2 tomatoes chopped Red & Yellow pepper chopped 2 cloves garlic minced 1 cucumber chopped cup cucumber 1/4 cup ranch dressing

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Beef tenderloin

Beef Tenderloin

2 Pound tenderloin of beef WhistleStop Grill-it Chargrill Seasoning Preheat oven to 325° Sauce: 1 cup cottage cheese1/4 cup buttermilk 2 Tbs horseradish1 Tbs lemon

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Bacon green beans

Bacon Green Beans

4 turkey bacon strips 1/2 pound fresh green beans 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 Tbs butter melted Slice bacon strips length

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WhistleStop Marinade cola sauce

WhistleStop Cola Sauce

2 c cola1 c ketchup1/4c mild chili sauce1/2c WhistleStop Marinade Combine ingredients in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5

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