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Crabmeat Casserole

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Ingredients

3 ounces uncooked small shell macaroni
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons butter
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
1-1/2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups skim milk
8 ounces cooked crabmeat
1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
1/2 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
3 ounces cheddar cheese, grated

Instructions

Cook macaroni in boiling water. Drain and set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in a 2-quart saucepan. Saute green pepper and onion until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in flour, salt, mustard and pepper until well blended. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to boil, stirring constantly, then reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes and remove from heat. Add macaroni, crabmeat, mushrooms, Worchestershire sauce, hot sauce and 2 ounces of cheese. Mix until well blended. Turn into a 2-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle top with remaining 1 ounce of the cheese. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes or until bubbling hot and cheese is melted.

Deb Lamphier
Rock Island



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1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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