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Innkeeper's Fruit Salad

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Ingredients

Salad:
3 medium Granny Smith apples, diced, not peeled
3 medium Braeburn apples, diced, not peeled
2 cups seedless green grapes, halved
2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
Dressing:
3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sugar

Instructions

Combine all the fruit in a large bowl. In a mixing bowl, beat dressing ingredients until smooth. Pour over fruit; toss gently to coat. Can be served immediately or chilled for a few hours. Makes 10 servings.

Marion Elizabeth Erickson
Rock Island



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1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
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