Lemon Beer Punch

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1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1 cup lemon juice & All the lemon rinds
1/2 cup grapefruit juice
12 ounce bottle beer (not dark)

Mix sugar with water in a saucepan. Boil and add lemon rinds. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Remove lemon rinds. Cool syrup. Add fruit juices. Pour into a punch bowl over ice. Add beer just before serving.



CHEESE SAUCE

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2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup milk
1 cup American or Sharp Cheddar cheese shredded
Salt & Pepper

Blend butter and flour together, add milk and cook until thickened. Add cheese and seasonings and continue to heat, stirring constantly until cheese is melted. makes 2 cups.

BACON SAUCE

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6 slices bacon, cut fine
1 tablespoon minced onion
1/4 cup flour
2-1/2 cups milk
Salt & Pepper

Fry bacon crisp. Remove from pan. Sautee onion until soft and then add bacon back to pan.  Add flour, stirring to blend well. Add milk and seasonings and cook until thick, stirring constantly. makes 2-1/2 cups.

ARABIAN SAUCE

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1/2 tablespoon minced onion
1 tablespoon minced celery
minced garlic
1/4 green pepper chopped
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 cup crushed tomatoes
Salt & Pepper

Saute onion, celery, garlic and green pepper in melted butter. Add tomatoes, seasonings and heat.



COFFEE GRAVY

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Beef or Chicken Broth
1 tablespoon flour
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup water 1/4 cup strong coffee
Salt & Pepper

Melt butter in pan. Blend in flour with stock and add water, stirring constantly. Add coffee and cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Season. makes 3/4 cup.

CREAMY MUSHROOM SAUCE

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1/4 pound fresh mushrooms (any type) sliced
1 tablespoon chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup whole milk
1/2 teaspoon each: Salt and Paprika
1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Cook mushrooms and onion in butter until tender, blend in flour, then add milk and seasonings. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Add  parsley. makes 1-3/4 cups.