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                       ROSALYNN'S PLAINS CHEESE RING
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Cheese
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       lb           Sharp cheddar cheese
                         -finely grated
    1       c            Mayonnaise
    1       c            Pecans -- chopped
      1/2   c            Onions -- very finely chopped
                         Black pepper -- 6 twists
    1       d            Cayenne pepper
                         Strawberry preserves -- 1 12 oz
                         Whole grain cracker -- -OR-
                         -Melba toast
   “One of Mrs. Carter’s favorite recipes was for a
   simple cheddar cheese mold.Served in a ring to be
   spread on crackers, the cheese appetizer was prepared
   for many of the Carter’s family dinners and some of
   their official functions. One unusual ingredient was
   the strawberry preserves served in the centre of the
   In a mixing bowl, combine cheese with mayonnaise,
   chopped nuts and onions. Mix in black pepper and
   cayenne, and blend thoroughly. Press in a 3 cup mold.
   Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. To serve, dip mold
   into a pan of hot water for 15 to 20 seconds before
   turning out onto a serving platter. Fill centre with
   strawberry preserves, and serve at once with whole
   grain crackers or melba toast.
   SERVES:6-8 SOURCE:_The White House Family Cookbook_ by
   Executive Chef Henry Haller with Virginia Aronson
   posted by Anne MacLellan
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