Miscellaneous Recipes

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Hiker’s Or Biker’s Birdseed

Ingredients 16 oz. pkg. M&M candy 1 cup unsalted peanuts 1 cup raisins 2 cups Chex, Life, or Golden Grahams cereal (or substitute your favorite cereal) Directions Combine all ingredients. Place 1 cup of mixture in individual airtight bags for a hiking or biking snack. Couch potatoes like this snack, too!

Basic Rotiserie Sauce

Ingredients 1/2 vegetable oil 1/2 lemon juice or wine vinegar 1 large clove garlic, minced fine 2 tablespoons onion, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions Shake all ingredients together in screw-top jar. Refrigerate overnight. Shake again before using. Brush on spit-roasted or grilled turkey and small game birds. Makes about […]

Favorite Doctored “Baked” Beans

Ingredients 1 lb. can pork and beans, undrained 3 tablespoons ketchup 1 tablespoon yellow mustard 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons brown sugar garlic salt to taste Directions Combine all ingredients in saucepan. Cook uncovered over medium heat for 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Shortcut Baked Beans

Ingredients Easy for a potluck or picnic. 3 slices bacon 1/2 onion, chopped 1 (31 oz.) can pork and beans in tomato sauce 1/4 ketchup 2 tablespoons brown sugar or molasses 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce Directions Spoon off and discard about 1/3 cup juices from pork and beans. Cut up bacon […]

Cheddar Chive Crisps

Ingredients 2 cups (8 ozs.) shredded Cheddar cheese, 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 of mixer until well blended. Gradually stir in flour until […]

Connecticut Spaghetti Sauce

Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste 2 cups water 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 (35 oz.) can Italian plum tomatoes, undrained 1 (28 oz.) can whole tomatoes, undrained 1 whole chicken breast, […]

Baked Butter Beans

Ingredients 3 cans butter beans (drain liquid from 1 can) 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon prepared mustard 1/2 onion, diced 1/2 green pepper, diced 1 tablespoon vinegar 4 to 5 strips bacon, fried and crumbled Directions Mix all together. Bake 1 hour at 350°. From Jeanne Martin Wooster, Ohio

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