Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Homemade Creamed Corn

Ingredients: 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen corn kernels, thawed 1 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup whole milk 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Directions: In a skillet over medium heat, combine the corn, cream, salt, sugar, […]

Mom’s Baked Beans

Ingredients: 1 lb. dried Navy or Great Northern beans 3/4 lb. lean, salted pork, cut into 1″ squares 1 lg. onion, rough diced 1/2 cup black molasses 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup ketchup 1 tsp. vinegar 1 tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. ginger 1 tsp. mustard Directions: Soak beans overnight in water (keep water), in […]

Stuffed Pepper Soup

Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef (or sausage) 28 ounce can diced tomatoes 15 ounce can tomato sauce 4 cups water 1 to 2 pound package frozen pepper and onion blend (Mine was 1 lb, 6 oz) 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic 2 teaspoons basil […]

Grandma Stingel’s Date Pudding

Submitted by Farm and Dairy Editor, Susan Crowell Ingredients: 2 cups dates, cut fine 2 cups boiling water 2 tsp. soda 2 cups sugar 2 tbsp. butter 2 eggs 1 cup nuts 1 tsp. vanilla 3 cups flour Directions: Pour boiling water over dates and let stand to cool. Mix with dates the rest of […]

Mom’s Famous Date Nut Pinwheels

Submitted by Tom Hensel Ingredients: 3 eggs  1/2 cup granulated sugar  1 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup finely chopped walnuts 1 cup Crisco 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt  3 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 lb dates (approximately 2 package—may have some filling left) Directions: Cook dates in a little water (just cover […]

Arlene’s Famous Cranberry Salad

Submitted by Teresa Alspach of Minerva, Ohio Ingredients: 1 package raw cranberries (12 or 16 oz) chopped 1 cup chopped celery 1 20 oz can of crushed pineapple (undrained) 1 large box of cherry Jell-o ¾ cup sugar 2 cups boiling water, 1 cup cold water   Directions: In a 2-quart casserole dish, mix sugar, […]

Carrot Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup margarine (soft) 1 cup honey* 1 cup carrot (grated raw) 2 egg whites (well beaten) 2 cups flour (all purpose) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 cups oatmeal, quick cooking (raw) 1 cup raisins Directions: In a large bowl, cream together margarine and […]

Raspberry Poinsettia Blossoms

Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 box (4-serving size) raspberry-flavored gelatin 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons yellow candy sprinkles Directions: In large bowl, beat butter, sugar, vanilla, gelatin and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. On low speed, beat […]

Homemade Granola recipe

Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats (extra thick ) 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. course kosher salt (omit if adding salted nuts, pretzels, etc) 3 T canola oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1 t. vanilla extract 1/2 cup mixed nuts (or your choice) 3/4 cup dried fruit (or your choice) Directions: Preheat […]

Field Corn Heating Pad

Ingredients: 6 cups dry field corn (approximate) 1 or 2 sticks cinnamon, cut up in pieces Whole Cloves (just a couple) 1 hand towel Directions: Fold your hand towel in half lengthwise and sew all 3 open sides together to form a sack, leaving a 1 to 2 inch opening along one edge. Very carefully, […]

Chocolate Buttercream Cherry Candies

Ingredients: About 48 maraschino cherries, with stems, well drained 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened 2 cups powdered sugar 1/4 cup Cocoa powder or Dark Cocoa 1 to 2 tablespoons milk, divided 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract WHITE CHIP COATING (recipe follows) CHOCOLATE CHIP DRIZZLE (recipe follows) Directions: Cover tray with wax […]

Trail Mix Fruitcake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups – packaged trail mix, divided 2 cups – Organic Sugar 2 cups – whole wheat flour 1 1/4 cups – canola oil 4 – eggs 1 teaspoon – baking soda 1 teaspoon – baking powder 2 teaspoons – cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon – salt 2 – large Granny Smith apples, peeled and […]

Cool Veggie Pizza

Ingredients: 2 cans  (8 oz. each) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls 1 pkg.  (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup  Miracle Whip 1 tsp.  dill weed 1/2 tsp.  onion salt 1 cup  broccoli florets 1 cup  chopped green pepper 1 cup  chopped seeded tomato 1/2 cup  sliced pitted black olives (optional) 1/4 cup  chopped onion Directions: […]

Spinach Ranch Dip

Ingredients: 1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup ranch dressing 1 pkg.  (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained 1  carrot, shredded 1/2 cup  finely chopped yellow peppers Thin multigrain snack crackers Directions: Mix sour cream and dressing in medium bowl until well blended. Stir in vegetables. SERVE with crackers.

Party Shrimp and Veggie Kabobs

Ingredients: 2 lb.  uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined 24 small  fresh mushrooms 2 red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large  red onion, cut into 3/4-inch chunks 1 large  zucchini, cut into 3/4-inch chunks 3/4 cup Italian dressing 2 Tbsp.  chopped fresh cilantro 1 Tbsp.  each zest and juice from 2 limes, divided 3/4 tsp. […]

Asian-Style Turkey Bacon Appetizers

Ingredients: 8  uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined 16  snow peas 8 slices uncured turkey bacon, cut crosswise in half 1/2 cup Asian Toasted Sesame Dressing 1/4 tsp.  crushed red pepper Directions: HEAT oven to 400ºF. CUT shrimp lengthwise in half. Place 1 shrimp piece on each snow pea; wrap with bacon piece. Secure with wooden […]

Party Cheese Ball

Ingredients: 28 oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened 18 oz. pkg. shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 Tbsp. finely chopped onions 1 Tbsp. chopped red bell peppers 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp. lemon juice Dash ground red pepper (cayenne) 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted Directions: BEAT cream cheese and cheddar in small bowl with mixer until blended. […]

Artichoke Dip with Fresh Herbs

Ingredients: 1 cup light sour cream 1/2 cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 2 medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons) 1 can (14 oz) artichoke hearts in water, drained, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup diced seeded […]

Chipotle Ranch Dip

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups ranch dressing 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), drained Assorted fresh vegetables Directions: In blender, place dressing and chiles. Cover and blend until smooth. Serve dip immediately with vegetables, or cover and refrigerate up to 1 week.

Turkey Tetrazzini

Ingredients: 8 ounces whole-wheat fettuccini, spaghetti, macaroni, or other noodles 4 tablespoons butter (unsalted) 2 cups Mushrooms, sliced (fresh or canned) 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 cups skim milk 4 cups chopped cooked turkey 1 cup peas (frozen) 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Directions: Preheat […]

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