Main Dish Potato Salad

Ingredients 2 lbs. potatoes 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 lb. rump veal (or lean pork) 1 large onion 1 pimiento salt and pepper to taste whipped salad dressing 1 head lettuce Directions Cook peeled potatoes, cool and dice. Mix in celery. Cook veal, cool, and dice. Grind onion and dice pimiento. Add with veal to […]

Carrots In Beer And Dill

Ingredients 4 large carrots, peeled 1 tablespoon butter 1 cup beer 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon dill weed, dried Directions Cut carrots into small sticks and saute in butter, uncovered, over medium heat until barely browned. Add beer and dill and cover. Cook slowly until carrots are tender, stirring often, about 15 […]

Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

Ingredients 1 cup basmati rice 1 1/2 s water 1 large head, green cabbage, very outer leaves discarded, core removed 1 (4 oz.) pkg. soy ground beef, or use lean ground beef or turkey 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1 (28 oz.) can diced […]

Baked Potato Soup

Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 4 green onions, chopped 1/4 flour 4 cups (1 quart) half & half 2 cups chicken broth 1/2 evaporated milk 1/3 sour cream 4 baked potatoes, peeled and chunked 1 cup instant mashed potatoes 4 slices bacon, cooked and diced 1/2 shredded Cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoon onion salt 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

Irish Stew

Ingredients 2 medium onions, chopped 1 lb. lamb, cut into cubes 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 large carrots, cleaned and sliced 2 parsnips, cleaned and sliced 3 lbs. potatoes, cut into small pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 cups chicken broth* salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon basil 5 bay […]

Peanut Clusters

Ingredients 1/2 lb. vanilla-flavored confectioners? coating, cut up 1 (6 oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate pieces 2 cups peanuts or cashews Directions In heavy medium saucepan, melt confectioners? coating and chocolate pieces over low heat, stirring constantly. Stir in peanuts or cashews. Drop mixture from teaspoon onto baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Chill […]

Peanut Butter Milk Shakes

Ingredients 1 pint vanilla or chocolate ice cream 1/2 to 3/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons peanut butter Directions Place ice cream, milk and peanut butter in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Orange Chicken With Peanuts

Ingredients 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional) 2 whole medium chicken breasts (1 1/2 lbs. total), skinned and boned 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 cup broken peanuts 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot 2 medium green peppers, […]

Peanut Stuffing

Ingredients 1 cup celery, finely chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 margarine or butter 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning or dried sage leaves, crushed 1 cup chopped peanuts 8 cups dry bread cubes 3/4 to 1 cup chicken broth or water Directions In small saucepan cook celery and onion in margarine or butter until tender but not […]

Peanut Chicken And Mustard Sauce

Ingredients 6 chicken breast halves, skinned and boned 1/2 butter or margarine, divided 1/4 plus 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, divided 1 1/2 s roasted peanuts, finely chopped 3 tablespoons peanut oil 1 (8 oz.) carton commercial sour cream 1/4 fresh parsley, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper fresh parsley sprigs, optional Directions Place each […]

Cream Of Peanut Soup

Ingredients 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 celery, chopped 1/4 butter or margarine 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 cups canned chicken broth, diluted 1 cup milk 1 cup half-and-half 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon paprika Directions saute onion and celery in butter in Dutch oven until tender; add […]

Creamy Whipped Topping

Ingredients 1 cup evaporated skim milk 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions Chill bowl and beaters and evaporated skim milk. Whip evaporated milk until peaks form when you lift the beaters away from the mixture. Add sugar and vanilla and mix well. For firmer topping, add one and one-half tsp. unflavored gelatin, dissolved in […]

Cream Cheese Substitute

Ingredients 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 4 tablespoons margarine 1 tablespoons skim milk Directions Combine all ingredients in blender and mix until smooth and creamy and keep refrigerated. Two tablespoons of cream cheese has 99 calories and 9.9 grams of fat. The substitute has 17 calories and 1.1 grams of fat.

Sour Cream Substitute

Ingredients 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons skim milk Directions Place the three ingredients in electric blender and blend until creamy. Keep refrigerated and use in recipes calling for sour cream. One tablespoon of sour cream has about 26 calories and 2.5 grams of fat. The sour cream substitute made […]

Old Fashioned Mincemeat

Ingredients Measurements can be varied a little for apples and meat. Utensils needed: grinder with two plates if possible, 8-10 quart roaster that will fit into your oven, a pair of kitchen scales or accurate bathroom scale is helpful. Day One: Buy 1 1/2 lbs. chuck roast. It should have about a half cupful of […]

Quiche Lorraine From Elizabeth Dole

Ingredients 1/4 diced cooked ham* 1 (9-inch) frozen deep-dish pie shell, thawed 3 eggs, beaten 1 cup (4 ozs.) shredded Cheddar or Swiss cheese 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon green onion, thinly sliced salt and pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Sprinkle ham in pie shell. Stir together eggs and remaining ingredients. Pour […]

Cinnamon Cafe Au Lait

Ingredients 2 cups milk 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1/16 teaspoon cloves 1/16 teaspoon allspice 2 cups hot double strength coffee Directions Heat milk in heavy saucepan over low heat, beating constantly until hot and foamy. Stir spices into hot coffee. Pour milk and coffee simultaneously into pitcher so that milk and coffee blend as they are […]

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients 12 large chewy peanut butter cookies 6 scoops (1/2 cup each) chocolate or vanilla ice cream 3/4 chopped roasted unsalted peanuts Directions Place small scoop of ice cream in center of six of the peanut butter cookies. Top each with one of remaining six cookies. Press gently, but firmly together. Press chopped nuts onto […]

Creamy Italian Minestrone

Ingredients 2 (10 1/2 oz.) cans condensed beef bouillon 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen chopped spinach 1 1/2 s rotini macaroni, uncooked 1 (10 1/4 oz.) can condensed tomato soup 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste 4 cups milk 1 1/2 s zucchini, sliced and quartered 1 teaspoon oregano, crushed 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 […]

American Pierogi

Ingredients 1 1/2 s elbow macaroni or egg noodles, cooked 4 medium potatoes, cooked and mashed with milk 1/4 lb. grated American cheese 1 onion, diced (saute in 1/4 cup butter) Directions Grease casserole dish. Layer noodles, potatoes and cheese. Top with butter and onion mixture. Bake at 375° 30 minutes.


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