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Swedish fruit soup: version 1

from Jennifer L.’s book, North Branch , MN


1 8oz pkg mixed dried fruits
1/2 c. raisins
3 to 4 inch stick cinnamon
2 c. unsweetened pieapple juice
2 tbsp quick cooking tapioca
1 med. orange, thinly sliced and halved and quartered.
1/2 c. currant jelly
1/4 c. sugar

Preparation instructions

Halve large pieces of fruit. In a large sauce pan combine mixed fruits, raisins, cinnamon, and 4 c. water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 1o minutes. Meanwhile, combine pineapple juice and tapioca; let stand 5 minutes. Add to cooked fruit mixture along with orange, jelly, sugar, and 1/4 tsp salt.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; Remove stick cinnamon. Serve warm or chilled.

Submitted by: Jennifer L

Oven beef stew

by Mandy D.’s book, Colton, SD


1 1/4 lb. lean stewing beef cubes
4 med. carrots, sliced (can use baby carrots instead)
1 med. onion, sliced
3/4 c. celery, cut up
1 2/3 c. potatoes, cut in 3/4″ cubes
1 c. tomato juice
1/3 c. water
1 T. sugar
1 2/3 T. Minute Tapioca
Salt, to taste

Preparation instructions

Mix all of the above ingredients well and cover in a large casserole or enamel roaster. Bake at 250 degrees for 5 hours. Do not brown or do not uncover once. You’ll be tempted, but DON’T PEEK.

Submitted by: Joyce K