All Recipes Featured on
"The Twin Pike's Report" by
Martha Sue Smith each Monday-Friday at 11:15 a.m
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MARINATED ASPARAGUS
(from Herbs, Spice & Everything Nice)
Country Thyme Herb Club

Marinate:
½ cup olive oil
½ cup balsamic vinegar
½ tsp basil
½ tsp tarragon
½ tsp thyme
1 tsp lemon juice

Cook al dente fresh asparagus spears in water with tarragon, basil, olive oil. Blanch asparagus. Chill. To serve, remove asparagus spears from marinade, cover with finely shredded Parmesan or Swiss cheese.

                MAISIE KEESER’S APPLE CAKE
(I had this at Maisie’s at an afternoon Bridge game...it’s DELICIOUS)

Mix together:
1 yellow cake recipe (Maisie said she used a box yellow cake mix)
½ cup sugar
1 ½ tsp cinnamon
2 eggs
2/3 cup vegetable oil

Add:
3 cups peeled, chopped apples (about 3)
1 cup chopped pecans

Bake 350 degrees in a greased 9"x13" pan for about 45 minutes

Topping:
Mix in a saucepan:
½ cup white sugar
½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
¼ cup butter or margarine
¼ cup flour
1 cup water
Cook, stirring until thickened and clear then add 1 tsp vanilla

Pour over hot cake.

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