Quick Sauerbraten

Quick Sauerbraten

Ingredients 1 4-to-5 pound pot roast(chuck, round, or rump) 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons mixed pickling spices 1 cup red wine vinegar 3 cups water 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 12 gingersnaps, crumbled Method Brown pot roast slowly on all sides in oil in a heavy kettle […]

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 6 hard-cooked eggs 4 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/4 teaspoon salt Speck pepper 1/4 teaspoons prepared mustard 1 teaspoon minced onion Method Cut shelled eggs in halves, lengthwise. Carefully remove yolks and lay whites aside in pairs. Mash yolks, then add remaining ingredients. Refill whites with this mixture. If for salad or as a garnish leave in […]

Granulated Soap

Granulated Soap

Ingredients 1 can lye 3 quarts cold water 3/4 cup borax 4 1/2 pound melted fat Method Dissolve the lye in the cold water. Use a wooden spoon. Add the borax and when dissolved, slowly add melted fat. Any fat will do if clean. Stir slowly and constantly for 10 to 15 minutes. Then stir off […]

Apple Sauce Cup Cakes with Creamy Icing

Apple Sauce Cup Cakes with Creamy Icing

A clipped recipe from Crisco for Apple Sauce Cup Cakes with Creamy Icing. Make these Apple Sauce Cup Cakes with cake flour, sugar, applesauce, Crisco, salt, baking powder, egg, and grated orange rind. Frost these cupcake with a frosting made with confectioners’ sugar, salt, egg, water, granulated sugar, Crisco and vanilla.

Sherried Shrimp Ravigote

Sherried Shrimp Ravigote

Ingredients 2 cups cooked or canned shrimp, (whole if small, cut up if large) 1 cup sherry wine 2 hard-cooked eggs, yolks and whites separated 1 tablespoon catsup 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup mayonnaise (approximate) Salt and pepper to taste Lettuce […]

Country Style Green Cabbage

Country Style Green Cabbage

Ingredients 1/2 head (1 1/4 pounds) cabbage 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon celery seed Method Discard tough outer leaves and wash cabbage.  Halve, then halve one section. Cut away the hard core. slice into very thin shreds. Place cabbage in a […]

German Lebkuchen – Honey Cookies

German Lebkuchen - Honey Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup butter & lard, equal parts 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup molasses 1/2 cup honey 1 cup milk 2 teaspoons soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon aniseed (anise oil) 7 cups flour

Biscuit Mix

Biscuit Mix

Ingredients 8 cups flour 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 cup baking powder 1 1/2 cups shortening Method Sift dry ingredients 5 times; then cut in shortening. Put in a covered container and store until ready for use. 

Pie Crust – Cekada

Pie Crust - Cekada

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup shortening 1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar 4 to 6 tablespoons ice water Method Light oven and heat to 400-degrees. Sift flour and salt together, cut in shortening. Add lemon juice then water very gradually until a stiff dough is formed. Toss 2/3 of dough on […]

New Peach Upside Down Cake

New Peach Upside Down Cake

Ingredients 9 canned cling peach halves 1/2 cup soft butter or margarine 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed) Maraschino cherries 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups sifted cake flour 3 tablespoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup milk Method Drain peaches.  Spread softened butter in bottom of […]

Banana Cake

Banana Cake

Ingredients 1/2 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups sifted sugar 2 eggs 2 1/4 cups cake flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup lightly mashed bananas 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup sour milk 2 sliced bananas Method Cream 1/2 cup shortening, add gradually 1 1/2 cups sifted sugar, and beat […]

Cottage Cheese Cake

Cottage Cheese Cake

Ingredients 24 slices zwieback 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cake flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 eggs 1 cup coffee cream 1 1/2 pound cottage cheese Method Roll zwieback into fine crumbs, add melted butter and one-half cup sugar; mix thoroughly. Put into a nine-inch spring-form pan, saving […]