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Easter
Gammy's Shrimp and Crab Salad
1 bag Shrimp (cooked, deveined and cut in ½ or 1/3)
1 package Crab Meat (imitation, cut small)
Cucumber (peeled, cut small)
1-2 stalks Celery (chopped)
1-2 Avocado (cut small)
1/2 Onion (sliced small, just a taste)
1 bunch Cilantro (cut, destemmed)
Seasonings: garlic, salt (as needed), pepper 
Lemon Juice

Pound Cakes
7-UP Pound Cake
Lemon Blueberry

7-UP Pound Cake
Cake
1 ½ c butter, softened
3 c sugar
5 eggs
2 T lemon juice
1 t vanilla extract
3 c flour
¾ c 7-UP soda
Glaze
1 c powdered sugar
3 T 7 UP
1 t lemon and vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350.
Grease and flour bread pans
Mix butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at time until mixed.
Add lemon juice and vanilla.
Add flour 1 c at time, mixing well between additions.
Add ¼ c 7 UP between additions of flour, mixing until just combined.
Pour into bread pan.
Bake 60-70 minutes. Dry on top, knife comes out clean
(I use smaller bread pans, takes less time, watch toward end)
Cook 15 minutes before removing from pans.
Cool completely.
Whisk together glaze ingredients.
Pour over cake.

Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake
1 c butter, melted
1 ½ c sugar
3 eggs
1 T lemon juice
½ t vanilla
¾ c milk + 1 t cidar add to it
1 c blueberries (if frozen, drain well first)
2 ½ c flour
3 t baking powder
1 t salt
Lemon Glaze
1 ½ c powdered sugar
1 T lemon juice
1 T milk
½ t vanilla extract
Preheat oven 350
Cream butter and sugar for 3-5 minutes (don't skimp on time)
Add eggs one at a time. Mix well
Add vanilla and lemon juice.
In separate bowl, add dry ingredients, mix well.
Add dry ingredients to butter mixture, 1 c at a time,
Alternating with addition of milk.
Mix to combine.
Gentle add blueberries.
Grease and flour bread pans.
Pour batter into prepared pans.
Bake 350 for 55-60 minutes.
Cool before glazing.
Glaze
Whisk glaze ingredients together until smooth.
Pour over cooled cake. 

OTHER RECIPES
Dinnertime
Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Chicken
Panfried Fish (Keto)
Philly Cheesesteaks
Poorman's version of 
Philly Cheesesteaks
Summertime
Calico Beans
Green Bean Salad
Beverages
Cranberry Tea
Hot Apple Cider
Hot Chocolate Mix
Chai Tea Mix
Spiced Cranberry Cider
Cucumber Limeade Punch
Easter
Gammy's Shrimp Salad
Pound Cakes
   7 UP Pound Cake
   Lemon and Blueberry
Zucchini Recipes
Zucchini Pie
Mexican Squash
Cheesy Squash
Stir Fry Zucchini
Zucchini Bread
Squash Boats
BBQ Squash
Squash Pickles
Thanksgiving Recipes
Turkey, falls off bone, juicy
Butterhorn Rolls
Frozen Cranberry Salad
Sweet Potato Crunch
Christmas Breads
Lemon Bread
Pumpkin Bread
Banana Bread
Cranberry Nut Bread
Glazed Lemon Bread
Pistachio Bread
Poppy Seed Bread
Zucchini Bread
Soups
Dill Pickle Soup
Potato and Hamburger Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Soup
Breakfast
Ham and Hash Brown Casserole
Sausage and Hash Brown Casserole
Eggs
Egg Bite Mold
   Egg Bites
   Pancake Bites
   Pineapple Upside Down Bites
   Cheesecake Bites
   Brownie Bites
   Keto French Toast
Main Meals
Mexican Spaghetti
Enchiladas
Party Time
Sliders
   BBQ Beef and Cheese
   Cheeseburger
   Sloppy Joey
Dan’s Grilled Chicken
BBQ Meat Balls
Cowboy Caviar
Camping Tin Foil Recipes
Ham and Pineapple Sandwiches
Philly Beef and Cheese Sandwich Loaf
Chicken Mexican Style
Pizza Burritos
Omelets in a Bag
Campfire Cones
Bananas in a Boat
Campfire Popcorn
Ice Cream in a Bag
Snacks and Appetizers
Rosemary Nuts
Bacon Wrapped Kielbasa
Popcorn
   Pizza
   Taco
   Soft Carmel
   Honey
   Peanut Butter
   S'More
   Sour Cream and Onion
   Nach Cheese "Dorritors"
Cookies
Sugar Cookies
Poppy Seed Nut Slices
French Butter Wafers
Benne Cakes
Need Cookies Fast?
Lemon Cookies
Butter Cookies
Chocolate Crinkle Cake Box Cookies
Desserts
Ice Cream Sandwiches
Dumpy Cake
Pineapple Cake
Making Mustards
Dijon-style Mustard
Spiced German Mustard
Need Soap
Gifts to Make
Bubble Bath
Body Wash
Shower Gel
Facial Scrubs
   Lemon
   Rosemary Mint Sugar and Salt
   Warm Vanilla
   Pepper and Mint
   Sugar and Olive Oil
   Sugar
   Brown Sugar

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