Texas Recipe of the Week-Copper Pennies

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Here's this weeks Recipe coming to y'all from deep in the heart of Texas Kitchens!

This is a very old recipe.  I remember liking it as a kid, and it keeps for quite a while. Talk about easy!


Copper Pennies (Marinated Carrots)



2 Cans sliced carrots

1 Onion (thinly sliced)

1 Bell pepper (diced)

1/2 c. Vegetable or Canola oil

1 c. Sugar

1-4 c. White Vinegar

1 t. each (salt, pepper, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce)



Drain carrots.  Add onion and bell pepper.  Mix other ingredients and pour over vegetables.  Cover and marinate in refrigerator for at least 12 hours.



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Greg Nino
RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP - Houston, TX
Houston, Texas

I always apprecitate  your little recipies!

Oct 04, 2009 12:10 PM #1
Irene Tron
Valparaiso, IN

Interesting.....Growing up in TX I never heard of copper pennies.  I think I'll have to try this recipe in Indiana.  :-)

Oct 04, 2009 11:36 PM #2
Pamela Cendejas
Second Self Virtual Assistance - Kingman, AZ
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That sounds yummy, Cindy.  And, (thankfully for me) easy.  Sounds like a good one for the recipe box.

Oct 05, 2009 06:31 AM #3
Cindy Bryant
Redesign Etc. Home Staging - Houston, TX
"Houston Home Staging Pros"

Greg-Thanks, your posts are quite entertaining.

Irene-It's mostly known as just marinated carrots, some people call it copper pennies.

Pamela-I dug it out of my old recipe box, it's a good one for parties.

Oct 09, 2009 04:06 PM #4
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