Twinkie Cake

Twinkie Cake

Ingredients 1 box Twinkies 1 large can crushed Pineapple (Heavy Syrup) 3 Bananas 1 large vanilla instant pudding 1 large carton Cool Whip Nuts Method Split Twinkies and lay cream side up in a 9×13 pan. Drain pineapple and spread over Twinkies. Slice bananas and lay over pineapple.  Make pudding according to the directions and […]

Lemon Fruit Mold

Lemon Fruit Mold

Ingredients 1 6-ounce package Lemon Jell-O 3 cups boiling water 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese (cut into cubes) 1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate Fruits to garnish such as sliced strawberries, sliced bananas dipped in lemon juice, drained Mandarine oranges, grapes, blueberries, sliced apples dipped in lemon juice, sliced peaches, and raspberries.  Method […]

Tomatoes Provencal

Tomatoes Provencal

Ingredients 6 ripe tomatoes Salt and freshly ground pepper 6 tablespoons breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 cup olive oil Method Cut out the core and stem end from the tomatoes. Split tomatoes in half and gently squeeze to remove seeds. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Combine breadcrumbs, […]

Lois’ Electric Ice Cream

Lois' Electric Ice Cream

Ingredients 2 eggs 1 cup sugar (or 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup Karo) Pinch of salt 2 lemons, juice and rind 1 cup cream 1 cup milk Method Beat 2 eggs until very light, add 1 cup sugar (or 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup Karo), and a pinch of salt.  Add 2 lemons – […]

Eggplant Cheese Puff Pie

Eggplant Cheese Puff Pie

Ingredients 8-ounce can crescent rolls 1 large eggplant, sliced 2 tablespoons butter 2 eggs, separated 1 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons chives 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar  2 tablespoons grated Parmesan 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs Method Preheat over to 400-degrees. Saute eggplant in butter. Beat yolks […]

Super-Goober Upside-Down Cake

Super-Goober Upside-Down Cake

Ingredients 1/4 cup butter 1/3 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 cup peach juice 1 3/4 cups well-drained canned sliced peaches 2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/4 cups milk 2 egg yolks, unbeaten 1 package Swans Down Instant Cake Mix Method Combine butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and peach juice in a […]

Cucumber Soup

Cucumber Soup

Ingredients 1/2 cup lean pork or ham 2 cucumbers 1-quart water, with 1 teaspoon MSG, salt to taste or 1-quart meat stock 2 eggs, well beaten Method  Cut into thin slices 1/2 cup lean pork or ham.  Peel and seed 2 cucumbers, cut crosswise into slices 1/4-inch thick.   Bring to a boil one-quart water with 1 […]

Mrs. Hatfield’s Three Bean Salad

Mrs. Hatfield's Three Bean Salad

A vintage typed recipe card for a three-bean salad made with olive oil, sugar, vinegar, kidney, green and wax beans, green pepper, onion, salt, and pepper.

Bread and Butter Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles

Ingredients 6 cups cukes, sliced thin (about 4 medium size) 1 cup onion, sliced thin 1 green pepper, chopped 2 cups sugar 1 cup vinegar 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon celery seed Method Blend sugar, vinegar, salt, and celery seed.  Heat to dissolve sugar.  Pour over cukes, onion, and peppers; stir.   Put in a jar.  Keep […]

Iced Tomato Soup

Iced Tomato Soup

Ingredients 6 tomatoes, sliced thin 1 bunch scallions, finely chopped 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons tomato paste 4 tablespoons flour 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup cream salt and pepper 1 tablespoon chopped dill 2 shredded tomatoes Method Cook tomatoes, scallions, garlic, seasonings, and water until tomatoes are tender, about 10 […]

Chilled Lemon Soup

Chilled Lemon Soup

Ingredients 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of chicken soup 1 cup half and half 1/2 cup water 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 cup lemon juice Ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon chopped parsley Method In a medium bowl, stir soup until smooth.  Stir in half and half, water and curry.  Chill several hours.  Just before […]