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Marinated Prince Edward Island potatoes give this salad that extra something. You'll serve it time after time.

5-6 PEI potatoes, peeled, cooked and cubed
1/2 cup/125 mL olive oil
1/2 cup/125 mL lemon juice
1 tsp/5 mL salt
1/4 tsp/1 mL pepper
1 tsp/5 mL dried dill weed
1 small zucchini, ends removed and diced
1 small cucumber, peeled (if waxed), quartered, seeded and diced
1 red pepper, seeded and diced
1 cup/250 mL sour cream or yogurt
1/2 cup/125 mL black olives
parsley (optional)

This garden salad is great all year round.

4 or 5 PEI potatoes, washed and peeled if necessary
1 cup (250 mL) broccoli florets
1 cup (250 mL) cauliflower florets
1 carrot, thinly sliced
1/2 small cucumber, sliced
1/3 cup (75 mL) sliced radishes
1/4 cup (50 mL) sliced green onion
1 small zucchini, cut in chunks
salt and pepper to taste

A stylish way to serve Prince Edward Island potatoes. Crisp on the outside. Lots of flavour on the inside.

4 PEI potatoes
2 tbsp/25 mL melted butter
salt
1 tbsp/15 mL chopped fresh parsley or thyme OR
1 tsp/5 mL dried parsley or thyme
1/4 cup/50 mL grated cheddar cheese
2 tbsp/30 mL grated Parmesan cheese

3 cups flour
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp baking soda
2 cups shredded unpeeled zucchini
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup seedless raisins
3 eggs
1 cup cooking oil

In a large bowl stir together flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, soda, zucchini, nuts and raisins. In another bowl beat eggs and add oil. Pour egg and oil mixture over flour mixture and stir until moistened.

Pour into a greased loaf pan. Bake in a 350 F oven for 1 1/2 hours.

1 cup rhubarb (finely cut)
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup melted butter
1 beaten egg
1/2 cup orange juice
grated rind of one orange
2 1/2 cups flour
4 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup nuts

Cream sugars and butter. Mix in egg and beat well. Mix in orange juice and rind. Mix in dry ingredients. Stir in nuts and rhubarb. Pour in well greased loaf pan. Bake 350F oven for one hour.

Submitted by: Gail Feehan, Cornwall

Ingredients:

3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 cup softened butter
1 egg (beaten)
2/3 cup mashed pumpkin
1/3 cup whole cranberry sauce
1 3/4 cup flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup pecan halves

2 1/2 cups all­purpose flour
1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup poppy seed
1 1/4 cup prepared eggnog
1 1/2 Tbsp. grated orange peel
3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
3 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 egg

Heat oven to 350 F. Grease loaf pan. Mix all ingredients together for 30 seconds, pour into loaf pan and bake 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Loosen sides from the loaf pan and remove from pan. Cool on wire rack.

Submitted by Theresa Power,Charlottetown

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