Pineapple Pie

Pineapple Pie

Ingredients 2 cups hot, crushed, canned pineapple 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind Method  Mix cornstarch, salt, and sugar.  Add to pineapple.  Cool in double boiler 20 minutes, stirring constantly until thickened.  Add butter and cool.  Add lemon juice and rind, […]

Aunt Chick’s Piecrust

Aunt Chick's Piecrust

Aunt Chick’s Piecrust Into 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, cut 1/2 cup fat plus 2 tablespoons more, until fine. For liquid use 1 yolk plus about 2 tablespoons milk or 1 white slightly beaten, and no milk or 1 egg slightly beaten and measured as you would milk.    Crisco Pastry 1/2 cup Crisco 1 1/2 cups […]

Lucille Ames Salad Dressing

Lucille Ames Salad Dressing

Ingredients 4 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon flour 3/4 cup Pure Vinegar 1/4 cup water Butter the size of an egg 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard Method Beat 4 eggs slightly, add 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon flour, 3/4 cup Pure Vinegar, 1/4 cup water, butter the size of an egg, and I add a […]

Shrimp A La Jacques

Shrimp A La Jacques

Ingredients 6 shells 1 pound cooked shrimp Thick White Sauce 3 egg yolks 1 jigger white wine Garlic butter 1 package Gouda cheese Method Place shrimp in shells. Make the White Sauce, add egg yolks – stirring quickly. Add wine, stir. Pour over shrimp.  Add a generous pat of garlic butter, top with grated cheese. […]

Lois’ Sandwich Spread

Lois' Sandwich Spread

Ingredients 1 package large Philadelphia Cream Cheese Celery, cut fine (as much as you think is fair) 1 cup pecans, chopped fine Salt, sugar to taste Mayonnaise  

Edna Nash’s Butter Sauce

Edna Nash's Butter Sauce

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter (margarine) 1/2 cup cream (Milnot) 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Method Heat to butter, cream, and sugar to a boil and add 1 teaspoon vanilla. 

Biscuit Dough and Pancake Batter

Biscuit Dough and Pancake Batter

Biscuits 3-4 tablespoons shortening 2 cups flour 1 cup milk Knead lightly, roll 1/2 inch thick. Bake 475-degrees for 10-12 minutes.    Pancakes 1 1/2 cups flour 2 teaspoons sugar 3 tablespoons melted shortening 1 egg 1 1/2 cup milk

Kiwi Fruit Melon Salad with Creamy Coconut Dressing

Kiwi Fruit Melon Salad with Creamy Coconut Dressing

Ingredients 3/4 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons sugar 1/3 cup flaked or shredded coconut, toasted 4 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced 1 quart assorted melon balls (watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew) Method In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, sugar, and coconut; mix to blend well. Serve as a dressing over a mixture […]

Basque Ham-Bean Soup with Vegetables

Basque Ham-Bean Soup with Vegetables

Ingredients 1 pound dried navy or pean beans 1 smoked ham butt, 3 to 4 pounds 6 onions, sliced 8 cloves garlic, chopped 1 green pepper, cut in strips 1 hot pepper 1 pound fava or lima beans, or 1 box (10 ounces) frozen limas 4 carrots, sliced 6 white turnips, sliced 1 cabbage, shredded […]