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Curried Beef Short Ribs

Note: I found this was more realistically four servings.

Finishing this dish with lime zest and juice brightens its rich flavors.

Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces ribs, 2/3 cup rice, and about 2 1/2 tablespoons sauce)

2 teaspoons canola oil
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Frosted Orange Drops

Frosted Orange Drops

3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup stick margarine, softened
1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate, undiluted
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1/4 teaspoon salt
Vegetable cooking spray
3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 tablespoon orange juice

Cream the sugar and margarine at medium speed of a mixer until light and fluffy (about 3 minutes). Add orange juice concentrate and egg; beat well. Combine flour, baking soda, orange rind, and salt; stir well. Gradually add to creamed mixture, beating well.
Drop dough by level tablespoons onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned; let cool on pans 1 minute. Remove from pans; let cool completely on wire racks.
Combine the powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon orange juice; stir well, and drizzle over cooled cookies.
Yield: 2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)

CALORIES 108(24% from fat); FAT 2.9g (sat 0.6g,mono 1.2g,poly 0.9g); PROTEIN 1.5g; CHOLESTEROL 9mg; CALCIUM 5mg; SODIUM 110mg; FIBER 0.3g; IRON 0.5mg; CARBOHYDRATE 19.3g
Cooking Light, NOVEMBER 1995

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