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Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.

An Old Fashioned Dinner Menu
by Wen Zientek-Sico

Looking for some old fashioned recipes? Here are some very traditional recipes that have been modernized for today's lifestyle. We assembled some of the great recipes by Karen Goodale,'s webmistress, for this wonderful menu for 8.

Perfect Entertaining has worked with Karen Goodale from the Recipe Box to provide a great old fashioned dinner. Easy to prepare and filled with comfort food, these recipes are perfect for any family style occasion.

This menu comfortably serves 8 and makes the perfect menu for a family Sunday dinner.

Crab & Cheese Mushrooms

Raw Veggie Salad

Triple Treat Ham Loaf

Horseradish Sauce

Best Company Potatoes

Celery Parmigiana

Pepper, Peas, and Limas

Frozen Chocolate Frango

Menu Notes:

The Frozen Chocolate Frango can be made a day in advance and store well in the freezer. It makes a few extra treats in case you have a few people who might be tempted to snack before company comes.

The Raw Veggie Salad and Horseradish Sauce can be made up to a day in advance and stored in the refrigerator. Serve the horseradish sauce chilled or at room temperature.

The Crab & Cheese Mushrooms, Triple Treat Ham Loaf, Best Company Potatoes, and Celery Parmigiana can all be baked together at 350 degrees with good results.

The Pepper, Peas, and Limas should be made on the stovetop just before serving.

Karen Goodale runs the excellent website, filled with family and community recipes from across the USA. Many of the recipes are very traditional and old fashioned like this recipe. Most of them have been modernized and updated to better suit today's lifestyle, making them perfect for today's hectic schedules…while still offering traditional flavor. Make sure to visit her site today.

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