FamilyCircle Fudge-Mint Torte

FamilyCircle Fudge-Mint Torte

Ingredients 1 package (12-ounces) semisweet chocolate pieces 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine 1 1/2 cups firmly-packed light brown sugar 4 eggs 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour Cream de Menthe Filling 2 cups heavy cream 1/4 to 1/3 cup green Creme de Menthe 2 tablespoons 10X (confectioners’) sugar Method 1. Grease three 9×1.5 […]

Grandma’s Green Jell-O

Grandma's Green Jell-O

Ingredients 1 large package Lime Jell-O 1 large package Lemon Jell-O 1 8-ounce cream cheese, softened 1 8-ounce Cool Whip 1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple, drained Method Make Jell-O according to package directions. Let set until it has started to get stiff. Beat until foamy. In a separate bowl, mix the cream cheese and pineapple. Fold […]

Corned-Beef and Cabbage Skillet

Corned-Beef and Cabbage Skillet

Ingredients 2 pounds cabbage 1 bouillon cube, dissolved in 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1 can (12 ounces) corned beef, cut in 8 slices Mustard Sauce Chopped parsley Method Discard out leaves of cabbage and cut remainder in 8 wedges, cutter off some of the core. Arrange wedges in a circle in a large skillet. […]

Top O’ the Morn Cherry Cake

Top O' the Morn Cherry Cake

Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin 4 eggs, beaten 1 cup green maraschino cherry syrup 1/2 cup lemon juice 1-quart milk 1/2 cup chopped green maraschino cherries, drained (about 20 cherries) 1 2.5 ounce package ladyfingers (about 8 ladyfingers, cut in half) 1 cup heavy cream, whipped Green Cherries Method Combine […]

Hot Potato Salad

Hot Potato Salad

Ingredients 4 slices bacon, diced 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 6 hot cooked medium-sized potatoes, sliced 2 hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped 1egg, well beaten 1/4 cup vinegar 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon celery seed Method In a large frying pan, cook until light brown: 4 slices diced bacon,  and 1/2 cup finely chopped onion; drain […]

Red Flannel Hash

Red Flannel Hash

Ingredients 1 1/2 cup chopped, cooked corned beef 1 1/2 cup chopped, boiled potatoes 1 1/2 cup chopped, boiled beets, well drained 1 minced onion 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Salt and pepper 2 tablespoon butter Method Mix all {ingredients} together and add to butter which has been heated in a frying pan.  Stir […]

Dublin Potato Salad

Dublin Potato Salad

Ingredients 3 large white potatoes (1 1/2 pounds) 2 tablespoons white vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon mustard seed 1/4 teaspoons salt 2 cups finely shredded cabbage 12 ounces cooked or canned corn beef, cubed 1/4 cup chopped dill pickles 1/4 cup chopped green onion 1 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup milk […]

Pistachio Salad

Pistachio Salad

Ingredients 1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple, unsweetened, well drained 1 package 3-ounce Pistachio Jell-O, instant pudding 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 medium cool whip Method Mix well and let set overnight in the refrigerator.  2 cups of miniature marshmallows may be added for dessert.  I make mine without. 

Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing

Three variations of the Green Goddess Dressing “as created by Chef Phillip Roemer of The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, in the 1920’s” were on a card found in this collection from San Francisco.  Very interesting to see three different versions of the Green Goddess Dressing on one card.  Chef Phillip Roemer’s Green Goddess Dressing Rub […]

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Ingredients 4 cups unsifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup sugar (optional) 1/8 teaspoon cardamon or coriander (optional) 4 tablespoons (1/2 cube) butter or margarine 1 egg 1 3/4 cups buttermilk Method Combine all dry ingredients, add butter and cut with a pastry blender.  Beat egg […]

Irish Bread

Irish Bread

Ingredients 6 cups flour 7 teaspoons baking powder 2 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 cup sugar 1/3 or 1/2 box caraway seeds (to taste) (I use 1/2) 1/2 box raisins 10 tablespoons shortening, melted 2 eggs 2 cups milk Method Put through sifter – flour, baking powder, salt, sugar.  Add caraway seeds and raisins. Blend lightly […]