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August 22, 2019

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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).

Iconic bakery: Ever made homemade ice cream?

Earlier this month residents of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, Bluffton, made homemade ice cream. They sent the Icon the recipe. .

Try it yourself with this fun and simple recipe:
• In a pint or quart-size zip-lock bag, mix ½ cup of milk or half and half, 1 Tbsp. sugar, and ¼ tsp. vanilla.  Tightly zip the bag.

• In a gallon-size zip-lock bag, mix 6 Tbsp. rock salt (or ice cream salt) with ice cubes that fill up half of the bag.

• Place the small bag in the large bag and zip it closed.

• Shake until the mixture has an ice cream consistency (about 5 minutes).

• You may need to hold the bag with a cloth as it is cold and drippy!

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 some spiced ice 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: Karen Tressel's 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