Miscellaneous Recipes

Catsup

Ingredients 4 quarts tomato juice 2 large onions 3 s brown sugar 1 heaping tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoons mixed pickling spices (in cloth bag) 1/2 vinegar pinch soda Directions Cook together 1 hour. When almost thick, add soda and vinegar last so vinegar will not cook away. Pack in […]

Canned Hot Peppers

Ingredients 1 vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 sm. onion 1 tablespoon cooking oil 2 s water 1 clove garlic 1 teaspoon mixed spices Directions Put spices, garlic, onion and salt in bottom of jar. Fill with peppers that have been cut lengthwise and seeds removed. Fill jar with vinegar solution. Add oil last. Seal tight. […]

Homemade Mayonnaise

Ingredients 1 cider vinegar 1 sugar 1 1/2 cups water 4 tablespoons cornstarch 4 eggs 2 teaspoons dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions Heat vinegar and sugar until hot, doesn’t need to boil. Mix half the water with cornstarch. Beat eggs. Add cornstarch mixture and remaining water. Pour hot vinegar slowly into beaten eggs. Return […]

Homemade Mayonnaise

Ingredients Mix: 1 sugar 1 tablespoon salt 1 heaping tablespoon cornstarch Add: 1 tablespoon mustard 1 tablespoon butter Stir, then add: 1/2 water 1/2 vinegar Stir, then add: 2 eggs, beaten Directions Mix all together and cook over low heat, stirring constantly with wire whisk or spoon until thickens. Cool in refrigerator. Sue Barr Dover, […]

Mrs. Z’S Easy Alfredo Sauce

Ingredients 1 quart half and half 1 stick butter 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 (16 oz.) pkg. grated Parmesan cheese parsley to taste Directions saute butter and garlic. Add half and half, bring to near boil and add Parmesan cheese. Stir and reduce heat. Add parsley (a couple of pinches). Serve over favorite pasta. Katie […]

Chipotle Sour Cream

Ingredients 1/4 teaspoon pureed chipotles en adobo* 1/4 sour cream Directions To puree chipotles en adobo: pour content of can, including liquid, into bowl of food processor. Puree until smooth. Strain through fine sieve into bowl using rubber spatula to push puree through. Reserve any unused puree in refrigerator, for future use & it will […]

Cheddar Chive Crisps

Ingredients 2 s (8 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese, at room temperature 1/2 (1 stick) butter 1 1/2 s all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 fresh chives, snipped Directions Combine cheese, butter, mustard and salt in small mixing bowl. Mix on medium speed with electric mixer until well blended. Gradually stir in […]

Almond Crackers

Ingredients 42 club crackers 1/2 butter or margarine 1/2 white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup slivered almonds Directions Place crackers on foil-lined cookie sheet. Melt butter; add sugar and bring to boil. Boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat; add vanilla. Pour evenly over crackers. Sprinkle on nuts. Bake at 350° 10 to 12 minutes […]

Almond Crackers

Ingredients 42 club crackers 1/2 butter or margarine 1/2 white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup slivered almonds. Directions Place crackers on foil-lined cookie sheet. Melt butter; add sugar and bring to boil. Boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat; add vanilla. Pour evenly over crackers. Sprinkle on nuts. Bake at 350° 10 to 12 minutes […]

Acorn Squash Stuffed With Cornbread

Ingredients Cornbread: 3/4 yellow cornmeal 1/2 whole wheat flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 skim milk 1/4 egg substitute* 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 chopped pecans Squash: 2 large acorn squash 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1/2 apple juice Directions Cornbread: In large bowl, mix cornmeal, flour and […]

After School Snack Mix

Ingredients 4 cups Chex cereal 1 (6 oz.) pkg. mixed dried berries and cherries 1/2 dried apricots, chopped 1 cup miniature pretzels (sticks, circles or any other shape) 3 tablespoons chocolate chips Directions Combine all ingredients in large zip-top bag and shake until mixed. Store in sealed container or zip-top bag for up to two […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brolied Orange Roughy

Ingredients For 6 servings: Uses less fat, sugar or salt. Includes Nutritional Analysis and Diabetic Exchanges. 6 orange roughy fillets (about 7 ozs. each) 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend Italian Salsa: 2 cups plum tomatoes, chopped 1 (2 1/4 oz.) can sliced ripe olives, drained […]

Broiled Orange Roughy

Ingredients For 6 servings: 6 orange roughy fillets (about 7 ozs. each) 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend Italian Salsa: 2 cups plum tomatoes, chopped 1 (2 1/4 oz.) can sliced ripe olives, drained 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced 1 teaspoon salt-free […]

Lemon-Tarragon Sauce

Ingredients 1/3 tarragon vinegar 1/4 shallots, minced 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon dried whole tarragon 1 cup butter or margarine, softened Directions Combine first 4 ingredients in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture reduces to 2 tablespoons. Add butter, 1 tablespoon at time, stirring constantly with wire whisk. Cook until […]

Lemon-Tarragon Sauce

Ingredients 1/3 tarragon vinegar 1/4 shallots, minced 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon dried whole tarragon 1 cup butter or margarine, softened Directions Combine first 4 ingredients in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture reduces to 2 tablespoons. Add butter, 1 tablespoon at time, stirring constantly with wire whisk. Cook until […]

Blueberry-Cherry Conserve

Ingredients 3 s sour cherries*, pitted 1/4 water 3 s blueberries 4 1/2 s sugar Directions In large kettle, cook cherries with water over medium heat just until skins are tender. Add berries and sugar and stir gently until sugar is dissolved; cook over medium high heat about 30 minutes, or until thick and clear. […]

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