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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

cookie #1

Walnut Kisses

1 pound walnuts finally chopped
2 cups sugar
5 tablespoons flour
6 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla

Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Gradully add sugar and continue to beat until well blended.
Sift flour lightly over beaten whites and fold in with a wire whisk.
Add vanilla and nuts and blend into mixture.
Drop by teaspoons onto greased baking sheets and 2 inches apart.
Bake at 325 degrees for about 10 minutes.
Remove from pan at once.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Drink #8

Vegetable Broth

4 cups chopped celery
3 cups carrots, chopped
2 cups spinach, chopped
1 cup parsley, chopped
2 quarts cold water
1 teaspoon salt

Mix chopped vegetables and add water or salt.
Bring to boiling and remove from heat and let stand 30 minutes.
Strain and chill.
Serve as an appetizer.

drink #7


6 lemons
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 1/2 quarts water

Slice lemons in thin rings and place in porcelain or enamel container.
Add sugar and pound with a wooden mallet to extract juice.
Let stand 20 minutes and then add cold water and ice cubes.
Stir until well blended.

Drink #6

Spiced Punch

1 1/2 cups sugar
2 cups water
1 teaspoon whole cloves
1 stick cinnamon
1 quart orange juice
2 cups lemon juice
2 cups grapefruit juice
2 cups pineapple juice

Simmer sugar, water and spices together for 10 minutes.
Strain and cool.
Add fruit juices.
Add Ice when serving.

Drink #5

Blackberry or Currant Cordial

2 quarts blackberries or currants
1 quart weak vinegar
2 cups sugar to each pint of juice

Clean and wash berries or currants.
Drain and pour the vinegar over them.
Let stand 24 hours.
Strain through sieve or colander.
Add sugar to juice and stir until dissolved.
Boil for 30 minutes and then pour in bottles and seal.
When serving as a drink, dilute to suite taste.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Dessert #13

Pineapple Sherbert

1 can crushed pineapple (9 oz)
2 cups buttermilk
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons gelatin
2 tablespoons hot water
1 egg white
1 teaspoon vanilla

Dissolve gelatin in hot water.
Combine sugar and pineapple.
Add buttermilk slowly and stir until well blended. Add Vanilla.
Add dissolved gelatin and blend well into mixture.
Pour into freezing tray and freeze until firm.
Remove from tray and break into tiny pieces with a wooden spoon.
Beat with mixer until smooth.
Add stiffly beaten egg whites and return to freezer to finish freezing.

Dessert #12

1 cup condensed milk
1 cup cold water
2 cups whipping cream
1/4 teasoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla or bannana extract

Dilute milk with water.
Add flavor and salt.
Fold mixture into whipped cream and pour into tray.
Freeze for 1 hour, remove from tray and beat until smooth.
Return to tray and freeze until firm.

Dessert #11

Honey Refigerator Ice Cream

3/4 cup honey
3 eggs well beaten
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla

Heat oney to boiling point ans slowly add to well beaten eggs.
Add salt.
Beat with rotary beater or electric mixer until thick.
Cool and add whipped cream and vanilla.
Pour into 2 freezing trays and freeze.
Stir once during freezing.

Dessert #10

Orange Ice

1 cup orange juice
1 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Combine syrup, sugar, water and gated orange peel.
Place over low heat and stir until sugar is dissolved.
Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes without stiring. Cool.
Add orange and lemon juice. Mix well.
You can use a icecream freezer or freeze in a refrigerator.
If you use a refrigerator do this.
Freeze in a freezing tray.
Remove from a tray and break up with a wooden spoon.
Whip the mixture is a thick mush with not hard lumps.
Return to the refrigerator to complete the freezing.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

dessert #9

Maple Mousse

1 1/2 teaspoons plain getatin
1/4 cup cold water
1/2 boiling maple syrup(or any syrup if you don't have maple syrup)
1 cup whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon salt

Dissolve gelatin in cold water and sit for 5 minutes.
Slowly add hot maple syrup to gelatin. Stir until smooth.
Cool and add whipped cream, salt, and vanilla.
Pour into freezing tray and set the control for fastest freezing.
Do not stir during freezing.


Sunday, July 11, 2010

Salad #3

Beet and Apple Salad

2 cups cooked beets, diced
2 cups raw apples, diced
2 hard cooked eggs, diced
1/2 cup salad dressing
1/4 cups chopped nuts

Mix together lightly the beets, apples, and eggs.
Add salad dressing and garnish with nuts and parsley.

Friday, July 9, 2010

vegetable #8

Corn Pudding

2 cups grated corn
2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup milk

Grate corn and add salt, sugar, pepper, flour and melted butter.
Add beaten eggs and milk.
Pour into a greased baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

meat #9

Meat Loaf

1.5 pound hamburger
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1 cup milk or tomato juice
1 medium onion minced
1 or 2 eggs beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
6 strips of bacon

Soak crumbs in milk or tomato juice and add beaten egg.
Add meat, onion, and seasoning.
Form into a loaf and place in baking dish; Then put stips of bacon on top of loaf.
Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Meat #8

Meat Balls In Tomato Sauce

1 pound of hamburger
1 cup bread crumbs
1 or 2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 cup milk
1 quart tomato juice

Mix ingedients well, except tomato juice.
Shape into balls 1.25 inches wide.
Drop into boiling tomato juice.
Simmer for approximately 1.5 hours.

Makes 8 meat balls.