Foolproof Piecrust (Bea Johnson)
4 cups flour
1 3/4 cup crisco shortening
1 Tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon vinegar
1/2 cup waterWith a fork mix together first 4 ingredients. In a separate dish beat remaining ingred. Combine the 2 mixtures, stirring with a fork until all ingredients are moistened. Then with hands mold dough into 5 balls. Chill at least 15 min before rolling.
Dough can be refrig for 3 days or it can be frozen.
Makes 2-9" double crust and 1- 9" pie shell.
Glazed Lemon Zucchini Bread
- 2 cups cake flour
- ½ tsp. salt
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup canola oil
- 1⅓ cups sugar
- 2 TB lemon juice
- ½ cup buttermilk
- zest of 1 lemon
- 1 cup grated zucchini
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 TB lemon juice
- 1 TB milk
- Mix flour, salt and baking powder in a medium bowl and set aside.
- In a large bowl, beat eggs. Then add oil and sugar until well blended. Add lemon juice, buttermilk, lemon zest to this mixture and blend all together.
- Fold in zucchini until it is mixed well.
- Add dry mixture to the wet mixture and blend all together until well combined.
- Pour batter into greased 9x5 loaf pan.
- Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes.
- While still warm, make glaze and spoon over the bread. Let the glaze set up before cutting and serving
Ham & Cheese Sticky Buns
24 party size sweet rolls or potato rolls
1 lb sliced swiss cheese
1 lb shaved ham
1 cup butter
1/3 c brown sugar
2 T Worcestershire sauce
2 T Dijon Mustard
2 T poppy seeds
Slice rolls in half and layer ham and cheese. Place top back on as one unit.
Melt butter and the rest in the group, boil for 2 min. Pour over rolls and bake at 350 for 20 min.
1 med cauliflower
1 med carrot
1/2 cup chopped celery
2 1/2 cup water
2 tsp chicken or veg bouillon
3 T. butter
3 T flour
3/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 cup 2% milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
In a large pot combine cauliflower, chopped carrots and celery, water and bouillon. Bring to boil and reduce heat and cover. Simmer 12-15 min.
In another pot melt butter, stir in flour, salt and pepper. Add milk and bring to a boil over med. heat. Cook and stir 2 min or until thick. Reduce heat, stir in cheese and cauliflower mixture. Serves 8 Makes about 2 qts.
Taco soup recipe
1 lb ground beef, browned and drained
28oz can crushed tomatoes
15 1/4 oz can corn, undrained
15oz can of black beans, undrained
15 1/2 oz can of red kidney beans, undrained
1 envelope dry Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing mix
1 envelope dry taco seasoning
1 small onion, chopped
Tortilla OR corn chips
1 Combine all ingredients except chips, shredded cheese and sour cream in a slow cooker. Can be made on top of the stove.
2. Cover. Cook on low 4-6 hours in crock pot
3. Put corn chips in the bowl, top with soup, cheese and sour cream.
Jewish Pound Cake (Sandy Gilbert)
3 cups flour
3 cups sugar
1 cup crisco
1/4 lb butter
3 tsp baking powder
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup milk
Beat together sugar, crisco & butter until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla. Add dry ingredients gradually, alternating with milk. Beat at high speed fo 6 minutes.
Bake @ 350 for approx. 1 hr 20 min. Bake in a regular angel food pan, a bunt pan will be too small.
When cool, sprinkle top with powdered sugar.
Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad (Irene)
1 head of Broccoli
1 head of Cauliflower
1/2 red onion
1 lb bacon
1/2 lb shredded cheese (White cheddar)
Chop broccoli and cauliflower into small pcs. Mix 1 cup mayo, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 Tablespoons vinegar add to veggies.
1 bag shredded lettuce
1 onion chopped
1 lb american cheese
1 lb Capicole Ham
Cut ham and cheese into 1/2" squares
Add mayonnaise till you get the right consistancy
Salt -pepper and Italian seasoning
Tear up Italian bread for dipping
Crispy Oriental Green Salad.
1/2 c butter
2 Tbl. sugar
1/2 c. sesame seeds
2 - 3oz pkg of Ramen noodles uncooked, broken into small pieces
(the seasoning packet is not used)
1 pkg. (3 oz) slivered or sliced almonds
In skillet, melt butter. Add sugar, sesame seeds, noodles and almonds.
Saute until lightly browned. Cool to room temperature and put into container.
Do not refrigerate.
Meanwhile, mix DRESSING ingredients:
3/4 c vegetable oil
1/4 c sugar
1/4 c red wine vinegar
2 Tbl. soy sauce
Toss 1 pkg of salad mix (your choice, I used romaine, coleslaw cabbage can also be used)
and 4 chopped green onions with noodle mixture and dressing just before serving.
Additional add ins: diced chicken, mandarin oranges, whatever.....
Pumpkin Dump cake (made for Christmas Card Making day 9/22/12)
1 Box Yellow cake mix (some people like to sub Spice cake instead)
1 15oz pumpkin puree
1 can evaporated milk
3 large eggs
1 1/2 c sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cup pecans chopped
1 cup melted butter or margarine
Pre-heat oven 350 Mix pumpkin, milk, eggs, sugar, cinn & salt. Pour into greased pan, sprinkle dry cake mix and top with pecans. Drizzle melted butter over cake mix and pecans. Bake 50-55 mins.