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Creamed Peas

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • Maybe add baby onions

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Directions

1. In a medium saucepan, combine peas, water, and salt. Bring to a boil, then stir in butter.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together cream, flour, and sugar. Stir mixture into peas. Cook over medium-high heat until thick and bubbly, about 5 minutes.


Luscious, Frothy Eggnog

By Carolyn

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup rum (optional)
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
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Directions

  1. In a heavy, saucepan, combine eggs, white sugar, and salt; gradually stir in milk. Stirring constantly, cook for 10 to 15 minutes over medium heat, until mixture just coats a metal spoon. Remove from heat, and stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Place saucepan over ice water until custard cools, and then refrigerate until chilled.
  2. In a chilled bowl, combine heavy cream, confectioners’ sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Beat until stiff peaks form. Stir in rum and yellow food coloring. Fold whipped cream mixture into the cooled custard. Pour into serving bowl, and sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve immediately.

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