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Ingredients

2 packages (8-ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 package (1 ounce) ranch salad dressing mix
1/2 cup minced green pepper
1/2 cup minced celery
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimentos, well drained
3 to 4, 10-inch flour tortillas

Instructions

Beat cream cheese and dressing mix until smooth. Add green pepper, celery, onions and pimentos. Mix well. Spread about 3/4 cup of mixture onto each tortilla. Roll up tightly. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight. Slice into 1/2-inch pieces to serve.

Nancy O'Mary
Rock Island



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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