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Beef Stroganoff/Pat Carter
Serves 4
What you need:
2 lbs beef cut in thin slices
6 small onions thinly sliced
Salt and Pepper
(no other liquid needed)

1 pint of sour cream
1 tablespoon vinegar
How to:
Put first 3 ingredients in dutch oven, cover & cook on the stove top on low/simmer for 2-3 hours til tender.

Pour off most of the liquid.
Add 1 pint of sour cream plus 1 tablespoon vinegar.
Mix well and serve over cooked noodles.
Easy Lemon Cookies/Pat Carter
Serves 8 dozen
What you need:
1 (18.25 ounce) package lemon cake mix
2 eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon lemon extract ( or real lemon juice)
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
How to:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Pour cake mix into a large bowl.  Stir in egss, oil and lemon extract (or juice) until well blended. 
Drop teaspoon size balls of dough into a bowl of confectioners' sugar.  Roll them around until they're lightly covered.  Once sugared, put them on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 6-9 minutes in preheated oven.  The bottoms will be light and brown, and the insides chewy.
Note: If you truly use  teaspoon amounts to make each cookie, the yield will be 8 dozen cookies.
Feel free to experiment with different cake mixes and extracts.
2 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins/Pam Barckholtz
Serves 12 (regular size) muffins
What you need:
Use one 15 oz can of Pumpkin (not Pumpkin Pie Mix) and 1 box of Spice Cake mix.  

How to:
Blend these two ingredients and spoon into muffin tins that have been lined with paper or well oiled for no-stick goodness. 

Bake at 350 degrees until toothpick comes out clean.  Time of baking depends on size of muffin tins.    Regular size muffins require about 20-25 minutes. 

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