LAUREL of Northeast Georgia June 22

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Southern Fare

Bon Appétit - Glorious June By Scarlett Cook

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une has arrived and 2022 is flying by but not before we celebrate our graduates, fathers and lighting bugs. When I was younger I knew that when lighting bugs arrived that it was really summer. So before you get your Mason jar out to catch some, try these warm weather recipes. Barbequed Ribs Serves 6 3 Pounds ribs 1/2 Cup chopped onions 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 Cup butter 2 8-Ounce cans tomato sauce 1/3 Cup water

1/4 Cup Worcestershire 2 Teaspoons lemon juice 2 Tablespoons cider vinegar 2 Teaspoons chili powder 2 Teaspoons salt 4 Drops hot sauce or to taste

Preheat oven to 325°. Place ribs in shallow baking pan. Bake uncovered for 1 1/2 hours. Drain pan. Sauté onion and garlic in butter in a medium saucepan. Add tomato sauce, water, Worcestershire, lemon juice, vinegar, chili powder, salt and hot sauce. Bring to a boil. Pour over ribs and bake 45 – 60 minutes or until tender.

Oven Baked Potatoes Serves 4 – 6 3 Medium potatoes 1/4 Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 Teaspoon salt 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 Teaspoon paprika 1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Preheat oven to 375°. Grease a 13”x9” baking dish. Wash potatoes and slice thinly. Place slices slightly overlapping in a single layer in prepared baking dish. Combine oil, cheese, salt, garlic powder, paprika and pepper. Pour 1/2 of mixture over potatoes. Bake uncovered 45 minutes basting occasionally with remaining oil mixture.

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Overnight Slaw Serves 6 – 8 1 Medium cabbage, shredded 1 Small onion, minced 1 Medium size green pepper, finely chopped 8 Pimiento stuffed olives, sliced 3/4 Cup sugar 3/4 Cup rice vinegar 1/2 Cup vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon celery seeds 1 Teaspoon dry mustard 1 Teaspoon salt 1/2 Teaspoon pepper Combine cabbage, onion, green pepper and olives in a large bowl; sprinkle with sugar. Combine vinegar, oil, seeds, mustard, salt and pepper in a medium saucepan. Boil for 3 minutes. Pour over vegetables and stir well. Chill overnight.