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combines sweet, salt Quality Auto Repair LLC
(AP) — Salty and sweet. Place the chocolate bits
Savory and rich. It’s the CARAMEL BACON in a medium microwave-
treat for chocolate fans PEANUT BARK safe bowl. Microwave on Please remember to give thanks to your Creator for all
who think they’ve tried Start to finish: 30 min- high for 1 to 2 minutes,
it all. utes, plus cooling stirring every 20 sec- He has given you and may God bless and keep you and
It’s caramel bacon pea- Servings: 24 onds, or until melted and
nut bark. That’s right. 12 ounces maple or smooth. Pour the choco- yours safe and in His care this Christmas season.
Read that one again. brown sugar bacon late onto the prepared
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We start with a smooth, Two 12-ounce packag- baking sheet, then tap
rich pool of melted milk es milk chocolate bits it on the counter to set-
chocolate, then scatter 1 1/2 cups chopped tle the chocolate into an • Transmissions
chopped peanuts over peanuts (salted or not) even, smooth puddle.
that. On top of that goes 10-ounce bag soft Immediately sprinkle • Engine repair
a healthy scattering of candy caramels the peanuts and bacon • Brakes
cooked and crumbled Large flake sea salt evenly over the choco-
bacon. Trust us, the late. Allow the chocolate • Oil changes
salty-savory-sweet fla- Line a baking sheet to fully harden, about 15
vors play so well together. with waxed paper. to 20 minutes.
But we didn’t stop there. Heat a large saute Meanwhile, place the
Over that goes a drizzle of pan over medium-high. caramels in a medium
caramel and a sprinkling Working in batches, add microwave-safe bowl.
of flaked sea salt. the bacon and cook until Microwave on high for
Once the bark has very crisp, about 10 to 1 to 2 minutes, stirring
completely cooled, it can
be broken into chunks
12 minutes. Transfer to
paper towels to drain,
every 20 seconds, or
until melted and smooth. Business Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30-6, Sat. 7:30-noon
and packaged in plastic then repeat with remain- Drizzle the caramel over
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bags or candy boxes for ing bacon. Set aside to the bark, then sprinkle
gifts. It should hold at cool completely. Once lightly with the sea salt. The success of our business depends on the satisfaction of our customers...
room temperature for up cooled, crumble the Allow to cool and harden,
to a week. bacon into small pieces. then break into pieces.
Give the gift of breakfast
(AP) — Breakfast cereal as a holiday 2 tablespoons water
It may sound unusual, but it tastes
wonderful. Granola is a practical, beau-
1/3 cup maple syrup
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tiful and delicious gift. It’s also easy and
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Heat the oven to 250 F. Line a baking
sheet with parchment paper.
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aged attractively yet simply in glass In a medium bowl, combine the oats,
canning jars or cellophane bags tied brown sugar and salt. Set aside.
with ribbons. And granola is easy to In a small saucepan over medium Friday, December 16th
tailor to your recipient’s tastes. heat, combine the oil, water and maple
And unlike many edible gifts, it has
a long shelf life and doesn’t need refrig-
syrup. Bring to a boil, then pour over
the oat mixture. Stir until thoroughly
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eration. coated. Spread the mixture onto the
We’ve started off with a basic granola prepared baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour,
recipe, then added flavors to mix in stirring every 15 minutes, or until dried
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baked and thoroughly cooled. ground mace, 1/2 teaspoon ground
allspice, 1 cup cashews and 1 cup large
HANDMADE HAVE-IT-YOUR-WAY flake unsweetened coconut into the dry
GRANOLA oat mixture before baking. After baking, Dr. H. Ray Hazen,
Start to finish: 1 hour 15 minutes (15 add 1 cup chopped dried pineapple and DDS, MSD
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minutes active) 1/4 cup chopped candied ginger.
Makes about 5 cups • Chocolate cherry: Stir 1/4 cup
unsweetened cocoa powder into the dry
3 cups old fashioned oats oat mixture before baking. After the dry
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1/2 teaspoon salt cup dried cherries and 1/2 cup mini
1/3 cup canola or vegetable oil chocolate chips.
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