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February 2017

Recipe – “Chainaya”


The Tea Book by Sara Perry


4      teaspoons fruit-scented, loose black tea leaves (e.g. Earl Grey, Lapsang Souchong, Blackberry or other fruit-scented teas)

3/4   pint (450 ml.) plain vodka


**In a glass bottle with a cap, combine the tea and vodka.  Cap, and let the mixture stand at room temperature for 24 hours.  Strain, and store in the freezer.  To serve, pour a small amount in the glass of your choice.     Makes 3/4 pint.



Recipe – “Sandies”


1       cup butter

1/4   cup icing sugar

2       tsp. Tuxedo vanilla

2       cups Robin Hood flour

1/4   cup chopped pecans

**Cream butter and sugar, add flour and vanilla and mix well.  Add pecans, Roll into balls.  Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit oven until light brown.  Take from oven and shake icing sugar over cookies.

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