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LeAnn Vallis Fekjan Recipe from: Florence M. Geissinger Ross

2 Cups sifted flour
1 Cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda

Cut in 1/4 Cup butter (half of stick) into above ingredients.
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Combine:

1 tsp orange rind or rind of 1 orange
3/4 Cup orange juice
1 well-beaten egg

Add to dry ingredients. Fold in 1 Cup WHOLE cranberries and 1 Cup walnut pieces. Stir wet ingredients and dry ingredients only to combine. Fold in cranberries and walnuts. Spread into a well-greased loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes. If cranberries are frozen, bake 10 or 15 minutes longer. To test for doneness, push knife into center of bread. If the knife comes out dry, the bread is done!
Enjoy!
Sep 27, 2003 · Reply
LeAnn Vallis Fekjan Recipe from: Florence Geissinger Ross

2 sticks unsalted butter or margarine
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups chocolate chips
1 cup walnuts, chopped

Melt butter in saucepan, add granulated sugar and brown sugar. Beat 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Cool, transfer to mixer bowl. Add flour and baking soda. When very cool, add 1 cup chopped nuts and 2 cups chocolate chips. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight. Spoon onto ungreased cookie sheet or baking liner paper on cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 minutes.

Yield: 60
Oct 04, 2003 · Reply
Unknown User My Grandma (by marriage) was named Mary Hattie Evelyn Christopher Columbus Addington (1883-1970) but we just called her Grandma Hattie. I never knew this sweet old lady to say a harsh word about anyone. She was married to Major Ross. (Major was a given name and not a rank.) I remember her telling me stories about her early days of marriage when she spoke of Saturday night get-togethers with the neighbors when they'd roll up the rug and have dances and about when they'd spend weeks in the mountains of Georgia where the men would cut lumber for the winters and the women would get together and visit and cook big meals, care for the children and share recipes etc. until the men quit for the day and came back to camp.
She told about once when they had a fire in their home. She said she only had a few moments to rescue her most prized possesion...a brand new set of dishes. They were the only full set of dishes she'd ever owned at the time. When the fire threatened their kitchen, she gathered them all in her apron and ran outside. In her panic, she dropped them all on the ground once she was outside and, of course, they were all broken.
Sep 04, 2004 · Reply
Beverly Portlock Great-Great Grandmother Ross’s
((Cora Alice (Wilson) Ross))
CINNAMON NUTS

From a cookbook compiled by Santa Ynez Valley Presbyterian Ladies Aid; 1947 (Grandma Ross’s church, Solvang, California) Cora Ross contributed many recipes to this book that I have enjoyed, and became “old faithfuls”. She Died in 1947.
Bev. Portlock

2 cups sugar 1 ½ tsp. Salt
½ cup water 2 tsp. Cinnamon
2 tsp. Vanilla
abt. 12 oz. Walnut halves (takes a lg. Bag)

Cook until a thread (238*), add nuts, stir until it crystallizes -- spread on buttered plate.
I have to keep making lots of Cinnamon Nuts during the holiday, they are so popular!
Aug 06, 2008 · Reply
Rosemary Duncan i am looking for any 1 that is related to the late homer and sara(lizzy) ross from missouri they was my great grandparents. tks
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  • John 3.6%
  • William 3.3%
  • James 2.8%
  • Robert 2.1%
  • Mary 1.9%
  • Charles 1.8%
  • George 1.6%
  • David 1.0%
  • Thomas 0.9%
  • Donald 0.9%
  • Joseph 0.9%
  • Ross 0.9%
  • Margaret 0.8%
  • Elizabeth 0.7%
  • Richard 0.6%
  • Frank 0.6%
  • Edward 0.6%
  • Helen 0.6%
  • Alexander 0.5%
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  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Walter 0.5%
  • Albert 0.5%
  • Ruth 0.5%
  • Harry 0.5%
  • Willie 0.4%
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  • Harold 0.4%
  • Michael 0.4%
  • Samuel 0.4%
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  • Paul 0.4%
  • Alice 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.3%
  • Catherine 0.3%
  • Jack 0.3%
  • Hugh 0.3%
  • Sarah 0.3%
  • Florence 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Andrew 0.3%
  • Lillian 0.3%
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  • Marie 0.3%
  • Clarence 0.3%
  • Martha 0.3%

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