"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Texas Trash Recipe

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Jayme L. Logue
Added: Saturday, November 17, 2007


1 c. bacon fat
6 tbsp. Worcestershire
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 tsp. garlic salt
2 tbsp. celery seeds
2 tbsp. salt
1 box Rice Chex
1 box pretzel sticks
2 jars peanuts
3 sticks butter
1/2 tsp. Tabasco sauce
1 tsp. onion salt
2 tbsp. sesame seeds
2 tbsp. mustard seeds
1 box Corn Chex
1 box Cheerios
1 box oyster crackers

Mix together the bacon fat, butter, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, cayenne pepper, onion and garlic salts, celery, sesame and mustard seeds. Heat until fats are dissolved. In a large turkey roaster, combine the cereals, pretzels, crackers and nuts. Pour the first mixture over the cereal mixture; mix well. Bake in 200 oven for 4 to 6 hours, stirring every 30 minutes.




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