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Marinated Mushrooms

Momma always served marinated mushrooms in a dark green, smooth crystal bowl on Christmas Eve at our home in south Louisiana. Every year. No exceptions. It's become a staple for my parties now in Auburn, mainly because it's an easy, ahead of time recipe, and it's a impressive-looking appetizer...especially when you present it in a crystal dish like momma does.  I don't know where she got the recipe, but Mom says in our Family Favorites Cookbook, "I've been making these for years---since Dad was in residency. Everybody looks for them on Christmas Eve."    Marinated Mushrooms: 3 - 8oz. cans button mushrooms 1 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 packages Good Seasonings Italian Dressing Mix 4 green onions...

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Angel Biscuits...You'll Thank Me Later

Momma says she's had this recipe since my oldest sister, Adrienne, was at Ascension Catholic Elementary School in 1982. She got the recipe from her friend, Mrs. Kathleen Waguespack's sister in law, I believe.  If you know my mother, you know she loves a recipe "that you can make ahead of time!" If you know me, you know that I love butter and carbs, so it's a win-win all around.  These delicious things have become very popular amongst my friends here in Alabama. It makes my heart happy to be helpful by giving meals to new mothers or food to friends that have just moved homes. Especially in my former days of "I had more time then", I liked to...

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Cheers: Whiskey Sours

Whiskey Sour Recipe  My dear Texas friend, Ms. Glenda Swan, gave me this recipe. Does anyone else think of whiskey sours as a throwback drink of the late 80s? It’s like all of our mom’s friends had jello salad and whiskey sour recipes. My other Texas friend, Alicia Cloeren, gave me a more sophisticated recipe for WS. But this 4 ingredient one will do for tonight. Prepping for my Zoom cocktail party with, you guessed it, another Texas friend, Shelby Ames. Pitcher Whiskey Sour from Ms. Glenda1 can frozen lemonade, undiluted1 can water 1 can Jack Daniels Splash of orange juice Enjoy! Follow my friends here:  Glenda Swan, Shelby Ames, Alicia Cloeren   

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