Archives for June 2018

Pepper Steak, Swiss Steak, Baked Steak, Steak Salad 

Pepper Steak  1 ½ lbs. round steak1 cup onion, chopped  2 medium green peppers1 cup sliced mushrooms  2 cloves garlic, minced1/3 cup soy sauce  1/3 cup honey1/3 cup red wine vinegar  ¼ cup oil  Slice round steak into thin strips.  Slice green peppers into strips.  In large skillet over medium heat add the oil and when oil is hot, add […]

Sweet Potatoes 

Sweet potatoes make a nice side dish with a meal.  There are lots of ways to prepare the sweet potato.  Here are a few suggestions.  Baked sweet potatoes  3 large sweet potatoes2 Tbsp olive oil  1 teas cinnamon¼ teas sugar  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray bottom of baking dish with cooking spray.  Wash […]

Brownies 

Brownies are a treat that most people enjoy. They can be made from scratch or they can be made from a mix.  Brownies are delicious either way. They can be plain and simple, or they can be more fancy.  Here are several recipes for brownies made from scratch.  Brownies  1 cup butter or margarine1 cup sugar  2 eggs1 […]

Zucchini Recipes 

Sautéed Zucchini  2 lb. zucchini2 Tbsp olive oil  ¼ cup fresh parsley, diced1 clove garlic, diced  1 small onion, diced½ teas dried oregano  1 teas grated Parmesan cheesesalt and pepper to taste  Wash the zucchini, remove the ends and slice the zucchini into ½ inch slices. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat.  Add the […]

Fruit Salads 

Ambrosia  1 15 oz can pineapple chunks2 large oranges, peeled  2 apples2 medium bananas  1 cup chopped walnuts¼ cup 10X sugar  1 cup flaked coconut3 Tbsp orange juice  maraschino cherries, optional  Peel and slice the banana.  Peel, core and slice the apple.  Cut the oranges crosswise into slices.  Remove any seeds.  Drain pineapple chunks and […]

Pork Chop Recipes 

Pork chops are a very popular meat.  The pork chopped is often fried, grilled, roasted and sometimes stuffed.  You can purchase pork chops either with the bone or boneless.  Pork is cooked more thoroughly than beef and so you need to be careful your pork chops do not dry out.  Some people like to brine […]

Salsa Recipes 

Salsa   3 cups fresh tomatoes, chopped½ cup green pepper, chopped  1 cup onion, diced¼ cup fresh cilantro, minced  2 Tbsp lime juicesalt & pepper to taste  Place all the ingredients in a bowl and stir until well mixed.  Cover and chill before serving.  Pineapple Salsa  2 teas olive oil½ cup onion, chopped  1 clove garlic, […]

Coleslaw Recipes 

Coleslaw is very popular.  It is usually served as a side dish.  There are countless recipes for variations of coleslaw. Here are a few suggestions:  Cole Slaw  1 medium head cabbage (about 8 cups)  ¼ cup chopped celery½ cup sugar  1 cup mayonnaise3 Tbsp cider vinegar  ¼ cup grated carrots, optional¼ cup chopped green pepper,   […]

Basic Pie Crust, Apple Crumb Pie, Coconut Custard Pie And Peach Pie Recipes 

Basic Pie Crust for one crust  1 ¼ cups flour¼ teas salt  ½ cup chilled shortening3 Tbsp cold water  Recipe for making 2 pie crusts  2 cups flour¼ teas salt  2/3 cup chilled shortening4 to 6 teas cold water  Note:  Crisco is often used as the shortening  Sift the flour and salt together.  Use a […]

Salmon 

When you purchase fresh salmon (or any fresh fish) you want the fish to be firm, moist and without any odor except a fresh fish odor.  Baked Salmon Steaks with Herbs  2 salmon steaks¼ cup oil  1 clove garlic, minced1 lemon, juiced  ½ teas thyme2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley  Salt & pepper to taste  Remove the bones, […]