Polar Loop Activity Tracker

A personal trainer every hour of the day, on your wrist! If you want your New Year’s resolution of being a healthier, fitter you to continue right through the year, this nifty little device might just help give you the ...

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Julie’s Extra Special Holiday Chex Mix

INGREDIENTS Seasoning mix 1lb bacon, slices (approx, up to 1/2 cup drippings) or 1⁄3 cupbacon drippings (approx, up to 1/2 cup drippings) 1⁄2cup butter 2tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1teaspoon garlic powder 1⁄2teaspoon onion powder 1⁄2teaspoon celery salt 1⁄4teaspoon ground sage 1⁄2teaspoon ...

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Best Apple Cake

INGREDIENTS 3cups flour 2cups sugar 1teaspoon baking soda 1⁄2teaspoon salt 3large eggs, beaten 1cup vegetable oil 2teaspoons vanilla 3cups finely chopped apples 1⁄2cup apple juice 1cup chopped walnuts Glaze topping for cake 1cup brown sugar 1⁄4cup butter 1⁄3cup whipping cream ...

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

INGREDIENTS 2(8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1cup ranch dressing 3⁄4cup red hot sauce 1(10 ounce) can chicken, drained (or equivalent rotisserie or freshly-cooked, chopped chicken) shredded cheddar cheese, you decide how much Frito corn chip, scoops DIRECTIONS Beat cream ...

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Ambrosia Salad

INGREDIENTS 3 1⁄2ounces instant vanilla pudding 8ounces whipped topping 1⁄2cup milk 20ounces crushed pineapple, well drained 15ounces peaches, drained and diced (not in heavy syrup) 11ounces mandarin oranges, drained 2cups miniature marshmallows 1⁄2cup flaked coconut 1⁄2cup halved maraschino cherry, drained ...

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Potato Soup

INGREDIENTS 6 -8medium potatoes 1⁄4cup butter 1⁄2cup flour 6cups milk 2teaspoons chicken bouillon 1⁄2teaspoon salt 1⁄4teaspoon pepper 1⁄2lb cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS Peel, cube, boil, drain and “mush” potatoes to the consistency you like (I like them lumpy, but my kids ...

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Snickerdoodles

INGREDIENTS 1⁄2cup butter, softened 1⁄2cup shortening 1 1⁄2cups sugar 2eggs 2 3⁄4cups flour 2teaspoons cream of tartar 1teaspoon baking soda 1⁄4teaspoon salt 1⁄4cup sugar 2teaspoons cinnamon DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375. Cream butter, shortening, and sugar together. Add eggs and ...

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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

INGREDIENTS For the meatballs 1lb ground beef Worcestershire sauce, to taste 3tablespoons breadcrumbs oregano, to taste 1egg, slightly beaten salt and pepper, to taste 1clove garlic, minced 2tablespoons vegetable oil For the sauce 1tablespoon vegetable oil 1⁄2cup onion, chopped 3⁄4cup ...

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Mick Mcgurk’s Cheese Biscuits (Cookies)

INGREDIENTS 8ounces butter, melted 10ounces self-raising flour 1teaspoon cayenne pepper 1⁄2-1teaspoon salt 8ounces cheddar cheese, grated (use tasty, sharp, strong) 1⁄2cup desiccated coconut (shredded) DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Melt butter in a large bowl. I do this ...

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Chocolate Peppermint Martini

INGREDIENTS PER DRINK 2 1⁄2fluid ounces chilled vodka 1⁄2fluid ounce chilled peppermint schnapps 1⁄2fluid ounce chilled white Creme de Cacao 2Junior mints DIRECTIONS Mix cold liquor together and shake with ice. Strain into a martini glass. Drop 2 Junior Mints ...

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