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Chinese Chicken Salad

Crushed Ramen Noodles and slivered almonds ( roasted about 10 or 15 min until browned) Napa (Chinese) Cabbage - shredded
Celery - chopped
Green onion - chopped
I also add sesame seeds Mandarin oranges (optional)
Shredded chicken

Dressing:
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup peanut oil
2 or 3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 vinegar

Bring to a rolling boil and let it boil together for at least 2 min, to mix.
Keep all parts separated and add together just before serving or it will all get soggy.

Chocolate Chip Coconut Scones

I HATE dry scones.  These are sweet and yummy.  It was passed down to me by one of our COWs. (That is CO's wife for you non military people - LOL)

Coconut Scones:
yield: 16 scones
baking temp.: 375 degrees
baking time: 22-25 min.

This recipe is designed to be customized to your taste. You can make these scones a little sweeter and chewier, by using shredded, sweetened coconut in the dough. If you want a scone that's a little less sweet so the chocolate is more noticeable, use unsweetened coconut inside. The whole wheat flour and coconut milk make a dough that handles and cuts with ease. The curly coconut topping on these scones toasts up beautifully while they're baking.

2 cups white whole wheat flour (or ww.pastry flour works well too)
1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter
1 cup unsweetened coconut or sweetened shredded coconut, d…

Olive Dip

When I make this dip....I gorge myself.  Delicious

1 pkg cream cheese 1 pkg lite cream cheese 1 small onion  diced 2 cans black olives  finely chopped 1/2 jar green olives finely chopped garlic powder  to taste olive juice  to taste - maybe a teaspoon or 2 Mix together and serve with a variety of crackers