Archives for June 2018

Pepper Steak, Swiss Steak, Baked Steak, Steak Salad 

Pepper Steak  1 ½ lbs. round steak 1 cup onion, chopped  2 medium green peppers 1 cup sliced mushrooms  2 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup soy sauce  1/3 cup honey 1/3 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 […]

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 potatoes 2 Tbsp olive oil  1 teas cinnamon ¼ teas sugar  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray bottom of baking dish with cooking […]


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 margarine 1 cup sugar  2 […]

Zucchini Recipes 

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

Fruit Salads 

Ambrosia  1 15 oz can pineapple chunks 2 large oranges, peeled  2 apples 2 medium bananas  1 cup chopped walnuts ¼ cup 10X sugar  1 cup flaked coconut 3 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.  […]

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, chopped ½ cup green pepper, chopped  1 cup onion, diced ¼ 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 oil ½ cup onion, chopped  […]

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 celery ½ cup sugar  1 cup mayonnaise 3 Tbsp cider vinegar  ¼ cup grated carrots, optional ¼ cup […]

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

Basic Pie Crust for one crust  1 ¼ cups flour ¼ teas salt  ½ cup chilled shortening 3 Tbsp cold water  Recipe for making 2 pie crusts  2 cups flour ¼ teas salt  2/3 cup chilled shortening 4 to 6 teas cold water  Note:  Crisco is often used as the shortening  Sift the flour and […]


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 steaks ¼ cup oil  1 clove garlic, minced 1 lemon, juiced  ½ teas thyme 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley  Salt & pepper to taste  […]