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Recipes from Central Village Homemakers


Susan Hill

A simple way to serve any kind of cheese, olives, meat, fruit or nuts. Select your ingredients and arrange them in a pretty tree pattern.


Phyllis Hudgins

2 lb. green grapes

2 lb. red grapes

8 oz. cream cheese

½ c. sugar

1 c. sour cream

2 tsp. vanilla

1 c. pecans

1 c. brown sugar

Wash and cut grapes in half and place in a bowl. Mix together cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla. Add to grapes. Place in serving bowl. Chop pecans and mix with brown sugar to cover top of grape mixture. Note: You can use less than 1 c. brown sugar.


Marianne Rizzio

1 can peach halves (15-oz.)

1 can pear halves

1 can apricots

1 c. pineapple chunks

½ c. butter

1 c. brown sugar

2 tsp. curry powder

4 oz. maraschino cherries

1 c. pecans (optional)

Preheat oven to 325°F. Drain fruits and pat dry between paper towels. Arrange fruit in a 1½-2 qt. baking dish. M...

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