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This bread is so moist and freezes really well.

Ingredients

4 cups zucchini, grated
3 cups flour
2-1/2 cups sugar
1-1/4 cups vegetable oil
4 eggs, beaten
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1-1/2 teaspoons soda
1 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

Blend all ingredients on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 1 minute. Pour into two 9x5x2-inch loaf pans that have been generously greased on bottoms only. Bake at 350 degrees about 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pans.

Betty E. Johnson
Moline



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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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