Archives for June 2018

Corned Beef 

Corned Beef and Cabbage  4 lb. corned beef brisket with spice packet 5 large potatoes, quartered  4 carrots, peeled and cut into pieces 1 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 […]

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

Rice Pilaf  ¼ cup butter or margarine, melted 1 cup long-grain rice  ½ cup red onion, chopped1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced  2 cups low sodium chicken broth ½ 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 […]


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 asparagus ½ lb. fresh mushrooms  2 teas olive oil 2 sprigs fresh rosemary, minced  […]

Lobster Newburg, Seafood Casserole, Imperial Crab, Oyster Tetrazzini 

Lobster Newburg  2 cups cooked lobster meat 2 cups milk  1 teas paprika 3 Tbsp flour  ½ teas salt ¼ teas seafood seasoning  ¼ cup butter 2 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 […]

Barbeque, Chili, Sloppy Joes, Porcupine Meatballs Salisbury Steak 

Barbeque  1 lb. lean ground beef 1 cup catsup  2 tsp vinegar ½ tsp. mustard  3 tsp Worcestershire sauce 2 tsp brown sugar  1 small onion, diced 2 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 […]

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 carrots ½ cup butter  ½ cup sugar 1 tsp salt  ½ tsp cinnamon ½ 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 […]

Cabbage Recipes 

Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage  5 cups finely shredded red cabbage 4 slices bacon  2 Tbsp lemon juice ¾ cup water  2 Tbsp flour 3 Tbsp brown sugar  1 small onion, sliced ¼ cup cider vinegar  Salt & pepper to taste  Cook bacon in large saucepan until crisp.  Retain 3 tablespoons of bacon dripping.  Drain bacon on […]

Baked Ziti, Stuffed Shells  Lasagna with Meat Sauce 

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

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

Pineapple Upside Down Cake  1 8 or 9 oz. box yellow cake mix ¼ cup butter or margarine  ½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 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 […]