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Pottsfield Relish

Ingredients 3 pints ripe tomatoes, chopped 3 pints green tomatoes, chopped 1 medium cabbage, cored and chopped 1 bunch celery, chopped 4 onions, chopped 4 sweet red peppers, chopped 1/2 salt 6 cups vinegar (5% acidity) 6 cups sugar 1/4 whole mustard seeds 1/4 celery seeds 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves Directions […]

Refrigerator Pickles

Ingredients 2 cups sugar 2 cups white vinegar 2 cups water 1/4 salt 3 quarts unpeeled cucumbers, sliced 1 large onion, sliced 1 cup minced fresh dill Directions In saucepan, combine sugar, vinegar, water and salt. Bring to boil; boil one minute. In large non-metallic container, combine cucumbers, onion, and dill. Pour dressing over and […]

Dill Pickles

Ingredients 1/2 lb. 4-inch pickling cucumbers (5 or 6 cucumbers) 4 to 6 heads fresh dill or 2 to 3 tablespoons dill seed 1 teaspoon mustard seed 1 3/4 s water 3/4 cider vinegar 1 tablespoon pickling salt Directions Thoroughly rinse cucumbers. Remove stems and cut off slice from each blossom end. Pack cucumbers loosely […]

Mustard Pickles

Ingredients 2 lbs. medium pickling cucumbers or zucchini 1 (1 lb.) head cauliflower, broken into flowerets 2 cups white vinegar 1 1/3 s sugar 1 tablespoon pickling salt 1 tablespoon dry mustard 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed Directions Cut cucumbers into 1/2-inch chunks or 1/4-inch slices; measure 6 cups. Pack cucumbers […]

Bread ‘N’ Butter Pickles

Ingredients 4 quarts sliced medium cucumbers 8 medium white onions, sliced 1/3 pickling salt 3 cloves garlic, halved cracked ice 5 cups sugar 3 cups cider vinegar 2 tablespoons mustard seed 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed Directions In large bowl combine cucumbers, onions, salt, and garlic. Stir in large amount of […]

Lima Beans With Brown Butter

Ingredients 4 cups shelled fresh baby limas or 2 pkgs. (10 oz. each) frozen 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon fresh mint, minced (optional) salt to taste Directions Steam fresh lima beans a few minutes until tender (the exact amount of time depends on their age), or cook frozen according to package directions. In medium […]

Fresh Peas With Lettuce

Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 large head iceberg lettuce, shredded 3 lbs. green peas, shelled (about 2 cups) or 1 pkg. (10 ozs.) frozen peas 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar (optional) Directions In large heavy saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add lettuce, peas, salt and sugar. Increase heat to moderate, cover tightly […]

Tender-Crisp Broccoli And Carrots

Ingredients 1/3 light corn syrup 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 lb. fresh broccoli 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 medium carrots, scraped and cut into julienne strips 2 medium onions, cut into wedges 1 (8 oz.) can water chestnuts, drained and sliced 1/4 roasted cashews, […]

Green Beans Picante

Ingredients 1 lb. fresh green beans 3/4 water 1 (8 oz.) carton commercial sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt freshly ground pepper to taste 3/4 teaspoon curry powder 1 small white onion, thinly sliced 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced lettuce leaves 2 hard-cooked eggs, finely […]

Peas And Rice

Ingredients 1 chicken bouillon cube 2 cups water 15 or 16 oz. can peas, drained with liquid reserved 1 cup rice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon coarse black pepper 2 tablespoons onion, minced 1 tablespoon parsley 3 tablespoons butter or margarine Directions Add enough water to pea liquid to make 2 1/2 cups. Dissolve bouillon […]

Squash Salad With Buttermild Dressing

Ingredients 8 ozs. yellow summer squash, julienned 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges 1/3 broccoli stems, julienned 1/4 buttermilk 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/8 teaspoon curry powder 2 cups shredded red cabbage Directions Steam squash until tender, about 12 minutes. Transfer to large bowl. Add tomatoes and broccoli. In small bowl, whisk […]

Spiced Peach Salad

Ingredients 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground allspice 3/4 brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cider vinegar 1 (29 oz.) can peach halves, drained, liquid reserved 3/4 peach liquid 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened half and half Directions Mix spices, brown sugar, and vinegar with peach liquid. Bring to […]

Red Raspberry Salad

Ingredients 1 (3 oz.) pkg. raspberry gelatin 1 1/4 s boiling water 1 quart red raspberries or 1 pint red raspberries and 1 pint blueberries 1/2 pint whipped topping 3 ozs. cream cheese 1 to 2 tablespoons half-and-half, cream or milk 3/4 miniature marshmallows Directions Mix gelatin and water and cool. If too hot, raspberries […]

Shimmering Blueberry Salad

Ingredients 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin 1/3 sugar 1 1/2 s boiling water 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail 2 cups (1 pint) fresh or dry-pack frozen blueberries 2 cups fresh peaches, peeled, sliced or 1 (16 oz.) can drained Directions In medium bowl, mix unflavored gelatin with sugar. Add boiling water and stir until gelatin is […]

Easy Vegetable Squares

Ingredients 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. refrigerated crescent rolls (16 rolls) 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1/3 mayonnaise or salad dressing 1 teaspoon dried dillweed 1 teaspoon buttermilk salad dressing mix (1/4 of .4 oz. pkg.) 3 cups shredded Cheddar, Mozzarella or Monterey Jack cheese (4 ozs.) […]

Cheesy Picnic Potatoes

Ingredients 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese 1 (10 oz.) can cream of mushroom soup 1/3 milk 2 tablespoon barbecue sauce 1/4 teaspoon each, oregano, salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 4 cups potatoes, thinly sliced (about 4 medium potatoes) 1/2 teaspoon paprika Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Combine 1 1/2 cups cheese, soup, milk, barbecue […]

Lemon Jello Salad

Ingredients 2 (3 oz.) pkgs. lemon gelatin 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained, reserve juice Add to gelatin: 2 cups hot water 2 cups ginger ale or lemon-lime carbonated beverage Let stand until partially set and then add: 2 large bananas, sliced 1 cup chopped nuts Put in 8×14 pan. Let set. Topping: 1/2 sugar 1 […]

Fruit Salad In Melon Bowl

Ingredients 1 6 to 7-inch slice watermelon, cut from one end 1 small cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and cut into bite-size pieces 1 small honeydew melon, peeled, seeded and cut into bite-size pieces 1 cup fresh or canned pineapple chunks, drained 1 cup orange or grapefruit segments 1 cup fresh strawberry halves 2 bananas, cut in […]

Asparagus With Orange Butter

Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel 1/8 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 water 1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed salt to taste Directions In small bowl, combine first 5 ingredients until blended. In large skillet, bring water to boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil […]

Tomato Bisque

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 cups chicken broth 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup half-and-half cream fresh tomatoes, chopped Directions In saucepan, saute garlic in butter. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth. Stir in tomato paste and […]

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