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Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Thursday, 06 February 2014 18:19

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By Nola Straub


More dips for dipping. It is always nice to have a few things on hand to make a quick snack for a neighbor who just happens to drop by. Serve with crackers, celery, chips, veggies, etc.


Robbin’s Clam or Shrimp Dip

Wyoming Cookbook

1/4 c. milk

1 can of clam or shrimp, rinsed, drained and chopped

1/2 tsp. garlic salt

1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese

1 tsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1/4 tsp. dill weed

Blend milk into cream cheese gradually; stir in clam or shrimp, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt and dill weed. Cover, refrigerate at least one hour.


Pam’s Crabby Dip

16-oz. crab, chopped

1 can water chestnuts, chopped

1/4 c. chives (only the green part)

1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened

1/4 c. mayonnaise

1/4 c. sour cream

1 tbsp. lemon juice

5-6 shakes red pepper sauce

Seasoning salt


Dash of garlic powder

Mix all ingredients and chill for 3-4 hours before serving. Serve with crackers.


C. J.’s Mexican Dip

2 lbs. ground beef

2 cans kidney beans

2 cans refried beans

2 cans pinto beans

2 pkgs. cheddar cheese, shredded

1 pkg. taco seasoning

3 c. sour cream

3 c. guacamole

1 can olives, sliced

1 c. water

Tortilla chips

Brown beef and drain. Mix beans, taco seasoning, water and desired amount of Picante sauce. Pour into 9x13 inch casserole dish. Cover and top with shredded cheddar cheese. Tier sour cream, guacamole and picante in 6 different spots on top of dish, making each slightly smaller. Starting with sour cream on bottom and ending with Picante on top. Top each individual pile with olives. Serve with tortilla chips.


Billie’s Puppy Chow

1 c. peanut butter

1 12-oz. pkg. chocolate chips

1 cube butter

1 box Crispix cereal

3 c. powdered sugar

Place peanut butter, chocolate chips and margarine in a large mixing bowl. Microwave for 10 min. on warm. Add Crispix to this mixture and stir well. Pour the powdered sugar into a large brown paper bag and add all the mixed ingredients. Shake until well covered.


It is always interesting what I have written into cookbooks in blank spots while visiting someone. Must have brought this cookbook to Nebraska to share at Norma’s house…for more sharing ideas and recipes.


Earth Bread

Norma Bodeman

1 c. mashed bananas

2 c. grated zucchini

1/2 c. grated carrots

6 beaten eggs

2 c. vegetable oil

4 c. sugar

6 c. flour

2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. baking powder

2 tsp. salt

4 tsp. vanilla

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1 c. chopped nuts

Mix all together and pour into 4 bread pans, greased and floured. Sprinkle with a sugar cinnamon mix and heat to 350 degrees and bake 1 hour.


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