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Iconic Bakery: Squash and apple bake - a great seasonal side dish

Squash and Apple Bake
(Provided by the Bluffton University Nutrition Association)

2 lb. butternut, acorn squash
2-3 apples
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 Tbsp. flour
1 tsp. salt
1/4 cup chopped pecans (optional)
Add nutmeg and cinnamon to taste

1 - Cut the end of the squash and peel. Peel and core the apples. Cut the squash and apples into 1 inch cubes and place in casserole dish.


Iconic Bakery: Care for a 5-minute chocolate mug cake?

Bluffton's newest cookbook is from an institution with the youngest residents. Bluffton Child Development Center released "Kitchen Classics" cookbook this fall. Copies are available at the Center for $12.

The book has 84 pages of recipes plus an index of recipes and additional information like ingredient substitutions, counting calories, and even napkin folding.

All recipes are from students (with help from their parents).

Here's a sample:

Five Minute Chocolate Mug Cake
From Jessica Dailey, mother of Carter, Caitlin and Coby


Spicy Pepper Slaw brings some heat

How about something fresh for the end of summer garden bounty? It sounds like it would go great with a nice steak off the grill.

Spicy Pepper Slaw

Recipe submitted by Sue Zimmer of Ada to the Liberty National Bank Cookbook.


Iconic Bakery: Care for a glass of spiced iced tea?

Care for some cold ice tea on a hot August afternoon?

Spiced Tea
From Evelyn Kalutz, mother of Ann McDowell
From the Ada Sesquicentennial Cookbook

6 c. water
4-5 family tea bags
1 tsp. cloves
1 cinnamon stick - 2 if small
1 - 6 oz. can frozen orange juice
1 - 6 oz. can frozen pineapple juice
1 - 6 oz can frozen lemonade
sugar to taste


Iconic Bakery: What to do with all those peaches!

Fresh Peach Cobbler
Recipe from Cathy Carroll

3 c. sliced fresh peaches
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 stick butter or margarine
3/4 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 c. milk

Mix peaches in 1 cup sugar. Let stand. Put butter in 2 quart casserole, place in 325 degree oven to melt. Combine remaining sugar, flour, baking powder, salt and milk.

Pour over melted butter (do not stir). Spoon speaches on top of butter (do not stir).

Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour.


Iconic Bakery: A different variation of chicken wild rice salad

Chicken Wild Rice Salad
Karen Tressel, Ada, from the Liberty National Bank Cookbook

1 cup wild rice, cooked
2 cups grapes
Chopped celery
1 cup cashews
3 cups chicken
1 cup water chestnuts, sliced
Chopped onion

2 cups Miracle Whip
1 Tbsp. soy sauce
Dash of dill weed
1/4 tsp. curry
1 tsp. seasoned salt