Archives for May 2018

Fruit and Vegetable Bread Recipes 

Banana Bread  2 medium bananas, mashed½ cup melted butter  1 cup sugar2 eggs, beaten  1 teas vanilla1 ½ cups flour  1 teas baking soda½ teas salt  ½ cup chopped walnuts  1/3 cup buttermilk  Grease and flour 9 x 5 loaf pan or spray the pan with cooking spray.  Heat oven to 350 degrees.  In large […]

Bean Salad Recipes 

Three Bean Salad  1 15 oz can green beans1 15 oz can red kidney beans  1 15 oz can yellow wax beans1 medium onion, diced  1 cup diced celery½ cup white vinegar  ½ cup vegetable oil3/4 cup sugar  Salt and pepper to taste  Rinse and drain the green beans, yellow wax beans and kidney beans.  Place all three drained […]

Breakfast Casseroles 

Bacon and Cheese Casserole  1 lb. cooked bacon4 eggs  6 slices bread½ lb. shredded cheddar cheese  2 cups milk1 teas dry mustard  Small can mushrooms, drained, optionalsalt and pepper to taste  Grease 9 x 13 baking dish.  Tear the bread into pieces and place in bottom of baking dish.  Crumble bacon and sprinkle over bread.  Sprinkle cheese over bacon and bread.  If […]

Pasta and Shrimp Recipes 

Shrimp with Garlic Butter  1 lb fresh shrimp3 Tbsp butter or margarine  ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley6 oz fettuccini pasta  3 cloves garlic, minced1/3 cup white wine  1 Tbsp lemon juicesalt and pepper to taste  Peel and devein the fresh shrimp.  Cook pasta according to package directions and set aside.  Meanwhile in a large skillet melt butter or […]

Shrimp Creole 

Creole type dishes originate with the Creole people of Louisiana.  Creole dishes can be prepared in any number of ways, but they all include the Holy trinity of onions, celery and bell peppers.  Instead of shrimp, chicken or other types of seafood may be used to make the creole dish.  Creole dishes are usually served […]

Several Recipes for Potatoes 

Many people enjoy some potato salad with a meal or for a barbeque or picnic.  Here is a recipe for German potato salad and also a recipe for country potato salad.  German Potato Salad  3 lbs. potatoes1 lb. bacon, diced  1 large green pepper, diced1 large onion, diced  1 heaping Tbsp flour1 ½ cups vinegar  1 cup water2 heaping Tbsp […]

Pork Chops 

Pork chops come either boneless or with the bone.  There are various pork chop cuts such as the loin chop, or the rib chop, then there are the shoulder or blade chop, and the sirloin chop.  The shoulder and sirloin chops contain more connective tissue and may be fattier than the loin or rib chop.  […]

Hot Milk Cake and 1-2-3-4 Cake 

Years ago there were no box cake mixes.  If you wanted a cake made at home it had to be made from scratch.  Two cake recipes that have been popular for generations and are still the favorites of many people today are the hot milk cake and the 1-2-3-4 cake.  Hot Milk Cake  2 cups […]

Broccoli Recipes

The basic recipe for cooking broccoli is to place the broccoli in a covered saucepan with a small amount of salted boiling water and cook until the stalks are tender which is about 12 to 15 minutes.  Drain the broccoli and season as desired.  Seasonings often used are lemon, oregano, or nutmeg, butter and salt […]


Strawberries can be enjoyed just as they come from the garden or they can be incorporated in many dishes including desserts and salads.  You might want to try one or more of these yummy strawberry recipes.  Strawberry Pretzel Jell-O  2 cups crushed salted pretzels¾ cups melted margarine or butter  8 oz cream cheese, softened1 cup 10X […]