Miscellaneous Recipes

Irish Potato Candy

Ingredients 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 cups confectioners? sugar 2 1/2 cups flaked coconut 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon Directions In medium bowl, beat butter and cream cheese together until smooth. Add vanilla and confectioners? sugar; beat until smooth. Using your hands if necessary, mix in […]


Ingredients 1 cup grated raw potato 1 cup mashed potato 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Salt to taste Buttermilk* Oil for frying or baking Directions Wash, peel and grate potato. Spread on a clean tea towel, roll towel up and twist to squeeze as […]

Heart-Healthy Cheesy Potatoes

Ingredients 1 -10 3/4-ounce can reduced-fat and reduced-sodium condensed cream of chicken soup 1 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese (4 ounces) 1/2 cup fat-free milk 1/2 cup light dairy sour cream 1/3 cup finely chopped onion or 2 tablespoons dried minced onion 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 1 -30- or 32-ounce package frozen shredded or diced hash brown potatoes, thawed 1/2 cup […]

Chinese 5 Spice

Ingredients 60 black peppercorns 4 teaspoon anise seed or 1 star anise 2 teaspoon fennel seed 12 whole cloves 4 1? long cinnamon sticks Directions Put all 5 ingredients through a spice grinder till a fine powder. Serves 4. Makes one batch of spice mix.

Bean Pie Recipe

Ingredients 2 (15 ounces each) cans Great Northern beans, drained 3 large eggs 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg or use freshly grated 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup evaporated milk 1 pie crust, 9-inch, baked, […]

Corn Dog Muffins

Ingredients 2 (8.5 ounce) packages cornbread mix 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese 9 hot dogs, cut in half Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Lightly grease muffin tins. Stir together cornbread mix and brown sugar in large bowl. Whisk eggs and milk in small bowl until […]

Grilled Brown Sugar Sweet Potato Sticks

Ingredients 6 sweet potatoes 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon allspice 2 tablespoons cider vinegar Prepare outdoor grill or stove top grill pan. Directions Pierce potatoes with fork. Place potatoes on piece of paper toweling in microwave oven. Microwave 10 min. […]

Mixed Dried Herb Vinegar

Ingredients 2 teaspoons dried basil 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 teaspoon hot pepper flakes 4 cups white wine vinegar 4 (8 oz) half pint or 8 (4 oz) glass preserving jars with lids and bands Directions Place basil, oregano and hot pepper flakes in a clean quart jar and set in a bowl of hot […]

Cinnamon Watermelon Rind Pickles

Ingredients 16 cups sliced peeled watermelon rind* (about 2 medium) 1 cup pickling or canning salt 8 cups cool water, divided 6 cups granulated sugar 4 cups white vinegar 3 cinnamon sticks, broken in half 4 to 5 (16 oz) pint glass preserving jars with lids and bands Directions *To prepare watermelon rind, remove dark […]

Easy Skillet Cobbler

Ingredients 1/2 stick butter (1/4 cup) 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk 2 cups blueberries (or fruit of choice peaches, cherries, apples) Directions Melt butter in iron skillet. Mix dry ingredients with milk; pour into warm skillet with melted butter. Add fruit*, bake at 350° […]

Strawberry Jam Cookie Recipe

Ingredients 1 stick (4 ounces) butter, softened to room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/3 cups flour 1/3 cup jam, jelly or marmalade (strawberry, of course) 1/3 cup slivered blanched almonds Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease baking sheet. In large bowl, cream butter until smooth and […]

Potato and Asparagus Salad

Ingredients 4 eggs (hard boiled) 6 cups new potatoes 12-20 spears fresh asparagus 3 generous handfuls fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 clove garlic 1?2 medium red onion, prepared for processor Directions Cook potatoes in their skins until tender. Let them cool a bit, cut into chunks. Cook […]

Thai Tofu Kabobs

Ingredients Marinade: 1/3 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 limes) 1 T. soy sauce 1 garlic clove, chopped 2 T. chopped Thai or Italian basil 1/2 tsp. red hot pepper flakes 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup olive oil 1 lb. firm or extra firm tofu, pressed in one block 4-inch piece of […]

Potato & Corn Chowder

Ingredients 4 large Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into ½ inch cubes, skin left on 1 large onion, chopped 2 cups water 1 tsp. chicken or vegetable bouillon powder 2 tsp. dried parsley 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 (14.5 oz) can cream style corn 1 (14 oz) can whole kernel corn, drained 1 cup […]

Spinach Cheese Rolls

Ingredients 1 10-inch sheet pre-made puff pastry 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach 6 oz. soy mozzarella cheese, grated 1/4 cup soy parmesan cheese 1 small leek, minced 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup soymilk (soy milk), or as needed Directions Thaw pastry for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 400° . Thaw spinach. Squeeze […]

Fried Tofu Sticks

Ingredients 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs 1 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 16 oz. soft or firm tofu 1 3/4 cup canola oil 1/2 cup olive oil 2 large eggs, beaten Honey mustard Directions Toast bread crumbs in dry skillet over medium heat, stirring […]

Hearty Baked Beans

Ingredients 5 strips bacon, browned and drained 1/2 lb. ground beef 1/2 onion, chopped 2 (16 oz.) cans pork and beans, drained 1 (16 oz.) can butter beans, drained 1 (16 oz.) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1/3 brown sugar 1/4 ketchup 1/4 barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon molasses 2 tablespoons prepared mustard 1/2 teaspoon […]

Natural Remedy For Strep Throat

Ingredients 1 tablespoon raw honey 1/8 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 cloves of crushed garlic Directions Blend together and take 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of this mixture every hour of day; don’t chase it with any liquid. This can get rid of strep throat in 24-48 hours. (I’ve used this recipe in lieu of […]

Chili Dog Sauce

Ingredients 3 lbs. ground beef 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon onion salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon celery salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh ginger root, minced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon soy sauce 10 ozs. ketchup Directions […]

Bakeable Clay

Ingredients 4 s flour 1 salt 1 teaspoon powdered alum 1 1/2 s water food coloring Directions Mix all ingredients in bowl. Extra water can be added with hands, if too dry. Color by dividing and adding food coloring to each portion. Roll or mold as desired. Once molded or rolled, bake on ungreased cookie […]


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