Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 1 c. shortening 1 c. brown sugar 1 c. sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 c. flour 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 3 c. oats 1 c. raisins (or nuts) Cream shortening.  Cream in brown sugar and sugar a little at a time.  Beat in eggs, one at a time. …

Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini is a classic dish that good cooks have been serving their family and guests for years.  Guess why! This dish is delicious, very affordable and easy to prepare.  It is a classic that people love! You can also use turkey (use up leftovers from a holiday).  This recipe serves 8 – 10 people…

Chocolate Meringue Pie

Here’s a pie for all of you chocolate lovers out there.  Chocolate Meringue Pie! This pie is a classic…..because everyone adores it.  It always makes any meal a little bit more special! Ingredients for chocolate filling: 1  c. sugar 1/3 c. flour 1/4 tsp. salt 2 c. milk 2  1-oz. squares unsweetened chocolate (chopped into…

Easy Baked Beans

                These Easy Baked Beans are delicious and don’t take much effort at all! Plus…..they only bake for 45 minutes.  Easy and yummy!   Ingredients: 3  28 oz. cans of baked beans 8 strips of bacon 1 large onion (diced into fairly large pieces) 1 c. brown sugar…

Broccoli and Mushroom Casserole

Broccoli and Mushroom casserole is a great side dish for entertaining! This dish is special and you will agree that it is pretty yummy.   Ingredients: 1  20 oz. pkg. frozen broccoli 1 can cream of celery soup 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 c. sour cream 3 Tbs. butter 1 tsp. salt dash…

Sweet and Sour Cabbage

Sweet and Sour Cabbage is a beautiful dish! I think it is one of my favorite German recipes. You can have this dish as a side to ham, pork chops, pork loin or the traditional German meats. The rich color makes it look so appealing!  Cabbage and apples are also extremely nutritious.  Hey…..best of both…

Cornbread Salad

Cornbread Salad is very popular in the South.  It is nearly a meal all by itself! The main ingredients are cornbread, kidney beans, corn, tomatoes and small chunks of meat. This salad is an easy delicious dish!   Ingredients: 1 pkg. cornbread mix, cooked 1/2 c. chopped celery 3/4 c. chopped onion 3/4 c. chopped…

Carrot Cake

Who knew carrots could taste so good! Carrot cake is a classic that mothers have handed down to daughters for decades. Pineapple and pecans make it extra special. Your family will love this classic cake recipe!   Ingredients: 3 c. flour 2 tsp. baking soda 3 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. salt 1 1/2 c. vegetable…

Chicken Salad

  Chicken Salad is always a refreshing idea….especially for lunch! This salad is made special by using seedless green grapes and pecans. Ingredients: 2 1/2 diced cold chicken 1 c.  diced celery 1 c. seedless grapes (cut in half) 1/2 c. chopped pecans (or walnuts) 2 Tbs. minced parsley 1/2 tsp. salt 1 – 1…

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler is a favorite summer dish. Fresh peaches are wonderful and they really make this cobbler delicious!  Nutmeg give this cobbler the extra special touch.   Fresh  peaches make this cobbler extra special.  But, you can use canned peaches in this recipe.  It will still taste quite good.  You can make this cobbler all…

Biscuits

Homemade biscuits for breakfast is the ultimate “comfort” food!  Put a little butter and jam on them……oh my. This biscuit recipe makes 3 dozen.  You can freeze them and cook them fresh for breakfast! Ingredients: 7 1/2 c. flour 12 level tsp. baking power 1 Tbs. salt 3 Tbs. sugar 1 1/3 c. shortening 3…

Cheese Ball

Cheese Balls are great for parties OR an appetizer before dinner when entertaining. Several kinds of cheese, Worcestershire sauce, spices and pecans give this cheese ball a lot of delicious goodness! Ingredients: 10 oz. shredded sharp cheddar cheese 8 oz. jar jalapeno pepper Cheez Whiz (or regular if you prefer) 8 oz. cream cheese (softened)…