Archives for June 2018

Corned Beef 

Corned Beef and Cabbage  4 lb. corned beef brisket with spice packet5 large potatoes, quartered  4 carrots, peeled and cut into pieces1 medium head cabbage  Place the corned beef brisket in a large pot or Dutch oven and add enough water to cover the brisket.  Add the spice packet that came with the corned beef brisket to […]

Rice Pilaf, Chinese Fried Rice, Beans and Rice, Cheesy Rice Patties 

Rice Pilaf  ¼ cup butter or margarine, melted1 cup long-grain rice  ½ cup red onion, chopped1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced  2 cups low sodium chicken broth½ teas chopped parsley  Salt & pepper to taste  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray a 1-quart casserole dish with a lid.  Sauté the onion and mushrooms in butter or margarine […]


When you prepare to cook fresh asparagus you need to clean it very well by washing several times under cold running water. Then you need to break off the tough bottoms of the stems.  Roasted Asparagus and Mushroom  1 bunch fresh asparagus½ lb. fresh mushrooms  2 teas olive oil2 sprigs fresh rosemary, minced  Salt & […]

Lobster Newburg, Seafood Casserole, Imperial Crab, Oyster Tetrazzini 

Lobster Newburg  2 cups cooked lobster meat2 cups milk  1 teas paprika3 Tbsp flour  ½ teas salt¼ teas seafood seasoning  ¼ cup butter2 Tbsp. sherry  In a double boiler heat milk to simmer.  Add the salt, seafood seasoning and the paprika.  In saucepan melt the butter, gradually add the flour and stir constantly until smooth.  Add […]

Barbeque, Chili, Sloppy Joes, Porcupine Meatballs Salisbury Steak 

Barbeque  1 lb. lean ground beef1 cup catsup  2 tsp vinegar½ tsp. mustard  3 tsp Worcestershire sauce2 tsp brown sugar  1 small onion, diced2 stalks celery, diced  In large skillet over medium heat brown ground beef with the celery and onions. Drain any excess fat left in pan.  In mixing bowl combine the catsup, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, […]

Dump Cakes 

Dump cakes are quick and easy.  Just as the name indicates, when you make a dump cake you simply dump a few ingredients into a baking pan and bake.  Dump cakes are usually made with canned fruit, dry cake mix, and butter.  The ingredients are dumped into the pan and they are usually not mixed together. Just about […]


Baked Carrots  20 small carrots½ cup butter  ½ cup sugar1 tsp salt  ½ tsp cinnamon½ cup boiling water  Peel carrots.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray.  In small mixing bowl cream butter, sugar, salt and cinnamon together.  Add the boiling water and blend well.  Place carrots in prepared casserole dish.  […]

Cabbage Recipes 

Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage  5 cups finely shredded red cabbage4 slices bacon  2 Tbsp lemon juice¾ cup water  2 Tbsp flour3 Tbsp brown sugar  1 small onion, sliced¼ cup cider vinegar  Salt & pepper to taste  Cook bacon in large saucepan until crisp.  Retain 3 tablespoons of bacon dripping.  Drain bacon on paper towels and dice.  […]

Baked Ziti, Stuffed Shells  Lasagna with Meat Sauce 

Baked Ziti  1 16oz box ziti pasta1 lb. lean ground beef  6 oz provolone cheese, sliced6 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded  2 teas Parmesan cheese2 26oz jars spaghetti sauce  1 medium onion, chopped1 ½ cups sour cream  Cook pasta according to directions on package.  You want to cook until pasta is al dente. Drain pasta and set […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cake,  Old Fashioned Peach Cake,  Jewish Apple Cake 

Pineapple Upside Down Cake  1 8 or 9 oz. box yellow cake mix¼ cup butter or margarine  ½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed1 can pineapple slices  Maraschino cherries  This cake can be baked either in an 8 or 9-inch cake pan or in a 10-inch cast iron skillet.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Drain pineapple slices and set aside.  Prepare cake mix according […]