Archives for August 2018

Barbequed Onions, Pierogies, Fried Onion Rings

Barbequed Onions 5 medium onions 1 cup catsup 1 cup water ¼ lb. butter or margarine 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. sugar 2 Tbsp. mustard 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce Slice the onion into thick slices. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan over high heat. Bring the mixture in the saucepan to a boil. […]

Sweet Onion Casserole, Fried Sweet Onions and Corn, Roasted Sweet Onion, Cucumber and Tomato, Sweet Onion Relish

Sweet Onion Casserole ¾ cup uncooked rice 1 ½ cups water ¼ lb. butter or margarine 3 lbs. sweet onions 1 cup half and half 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese Salt & pepper to taste Rinse the rice and drain it using a fine mesh strainer. Rinse until the water runs clear to avoid clumping […]

Spiced Nuts, Oyster Cracker Snack, Peanut Butter Popcorn, Chex Snack, Chocolate Saltines

Spiced Nuts 3 cups pecan halves ½ cup butter or margarine ½ cup sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. ginger ½ tsp. nutmeg 3 Tbsp. sugar In a large bowl combine the cinnamon, 3 Tbsp. sugar, nutmeg and ginger and set aside. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the […]

Basic Pancakes, Gluten-Free Pancakes, Corn Meal Pancakes, Oatmeal Pancakes

Basic Pancakes 1 cup flour 1 egg 1 cup milk 2 teas, sugar 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine 1 teas. baking powder ½ teas. baking soda ½ teas. salt Melt the butter. Beat the egg. Combine the melted butter, beaten egg and milk, Add the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt and mix […]

Moussaka, Garlic Bread

Moussaka 2 eggplants (about 1 ½ lbs. each) 1 ½ lbs. lean ground beef ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese ½ cup grated Cheddar cheese 1 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced ½ teas dried oregano 1 teas. dried basil ½ teas. ground cinnamon ¼ cup olive oil 2 Tbsp. flour 2 cups milk 2 […]

Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes with Skins Loaded, Mashed Potatoes, Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes 3 large potatoes, peeled and quartered ¼ cup butter or margarine ½ cup milk salt & pepper to taste Peel the potatoes, cut into quarters and place in a large pot. Cover the potatoes with salted water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover the pot and simmer until the potatoes […]

Greek Spinach Pie, Greek Tomato Salad

Greek Spinach Pie ½ lb. (12 sheets) phyllo dough ½ lb. feta cheese 2 10 oz. packages frozen chopped spinach 6 eggs, beaten. 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup chopped onions ½ cup chopped green onions 2 Tbsp. parsley flakes ¼ cup melted butter or margarine 1 clove garlic, minced Salt & pepper to taste […]

Basic French Toast, Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast, Captain Crunch French Toast

Basic French Toast 6 slices bread* 2 eggs 2/3 cups milk 1 teas. vanilla extract, optional ¼ teas. ground cinnamon, optional Beat together the eggs, milk, vanilla and cinnamon. Spray a griddle or skillet with cooking spray or use a spoonful of butter or margarine in the pan. Heat the pan over medium heat. Soak […]

Cherry Chicken, Lemon Chicken, Orange Chicken, Pineapple Chicken

Cherry Chicken 2 lb. boneless chicken breasts 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1 21 oz. can cherry pie filling ½ cup dry white wine ½ cup orange juice ¼ cup brown sugar ½ teas. salt ¼ teas. ground allspice ¼ teas ground cloves ¼ teas. nutmeg Salt & pepper to taste Place oil in skillet and […]

Lemon Meringue Pie, Cherry Pie, Sweet Potato Pie

1 9 pie shell, baked ½ cup lemon juice 2 teas. grated lemon rind 1 1/3 cups sugar 1/3 cup, heaping, cornstarch 3 egg yolks 1 ½ cups water 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine Meringue (recipe below) Prebake the pie shell and set aside to cool. Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites. Set […]