Christmas Corner

The earth has grown old with its burden of care, But at Christmas it always is young.
- Phillips Brooks



Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.
- Larry Wilde



Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.
- Ruth Carter Stapleton



Christmas is the happiness that lights our children's eyes.
Christmas is a song of bells ringing through the skies.
Christmas is a time of peace, of contentment deep within,
A time of love and silent hope that years will never dim.
- Sherrill Thompson



Antipasto Recipe

Dressing:
2/3 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup minced onions (McCormick)
2 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. seasoned salt
2 tsp. onion salt
2 tsp. garlic salt
2 tsp. accent
2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. lemon pepper

Vegetables to Marinate:
2 - 3 jars Artichoke Hearts, drained
2 - 3 jars Whole Mushrooms, drained
Red, Green, Yellow Bell Peppers, cut into bite-size pieces
Celery, cut into bite-size pieces
Black Olives
Stuffed Olives
Shrimp (either medium canned shrimp or fresh medium shrimp boiled, seasoned, and deveined)

Directions:

Step 1:
Marinate vegetables in dressing for at least 6 - 8 hours before serving.

Note: Any vegetables of your choosing can be added or deleted from list.