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Friday, August 27, 2010

vegetable #10

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

6 sweet potatoes
1 cup crushed pineapple
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
juice of 1 orange

Bake the sweet potatoes whole until soft.
Cut a slice off, on side of each potato, and scoop out the center with a spoon.
Mash te potatoes and add other ingredients, mixing well.
Refill the shells with the mixture.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

casserole #7

Macaroni Loaf

4 cups cooked macaroni
2/3 cup grated cheese
2 cups canned tomatoes
2 tablespoons minced celery
2 eggs
1/2 cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Mix all ingredients together.
Place in grease loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
Take at of pan and serve with either creamed dried beef or mushrooms, cheese or tomato sauce.

Monday, August 23, 2010

dessert #25

Pear Betty

1 quart canned pears
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ginger
juice of 1 lemon
2 cups soft bread crumbs
2 tablespoons melted butter

Drain juice from pears and slice them in lengthwise pieces.
Mix together sugar and spices.
Add sugar mixture and lemon juice to pears.
Add melted butter to bread crumbs and blend together.
Place a layer of butttered crumbs in the bottom of greased baking dish.
Add a layer of the pear mixture.
Repeat layers until bread crumbs are on top.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
Serve with whipped cream or just cream.

Dessert #24

Cherry Moos

1 quart seeded sour cherries
2 quarts water
2/3 cups sugar
5 tablespoons flour
1 cup cream

Add water to cherries and cook unitl soft.
Add half the sugar to cherries.
Combine rest of sugar with flouraned add cream to make paste.
Add paste to cherries and cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
Serve warm or cold.

Dessert #23

Berry Sturm

1 quart berries( raspberries, blackberry, and or blueberry, or any other)
3/4 cup sugar
12 slices of day old bread
1 pint cream

Mash fruit and add sugar.
Cut bread into cubes and add to berries.
Let stand 10 minutes.
Add the cream.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Dessert #22

Apple Fritters

1 cup flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
1 egg beaten
1/2 cup milk plus 1 tablespoon
1 1/2 cups apples chopped

Mix dry ingredients.
beat egg and add milk.
pour into dry ingredients.
Stir until batter is smooth.
Skin and dice apples.
Add Apples to bater and blend together.
Drop by spoonfuls int deep hot fat 370 to 375 degrees.
Fry until a golden brown on all sides.

Dessert #21

Maple Apples

6 apples
1 cup maple syrup(Or any other syrup that you have)
1 1/2 cup water

Wash, skin and core apples.
Combine water and syrup and bring to a boil.
Add apples and simmer until tender.
Turn frequently to insure even cooking.
When apples are done, remove from pan and continue to cook syrup until thickened.
pour syrup over apples.
Serve with cream.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Dessert #20

Apple Crunch

1 quart sliced apples
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt

for topping:
3/4 cup oatmeal
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup melted butter
1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Skin and slice apples.
Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon, and flour and sprinkle over apples.
Put apples in bottom of greased baking dish.
Combine, brown sugar, and soda.
Add melted butter and rub into oatmeal mixture to make crumbs.
Place crumbs on top of apples, patting them down evenly
Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes.
Serve with cream or whipped cream.

Dessert #19

Apple Crisp

8 baking apples
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup water

Wash, skin and core apples.
Cut apples to get 3 to four slices.
Put sliced apples in bottom of buttered baking dish.
Add water.
Combine sugar, cinnamon and flour and rubr butter into mixture to make crumbs.
Spread crumbs over top of apples, patting them down evenly.
Bake at 375 degrees for approximately 40 minutes. Leave uncovered.
Serve with cream.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Dessert #18

Cinnamon Apples

4 tart apples, sliced
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 pound red cinnamon candy

Skin and slice apples into thin slices.
Combine sugar, water, and candy to make syrup.
Bring to boil and when sugar and candy is dissolved, add sliced apples.
Cook into apples are soft.

Dessert #17

Caramel Apples

6 Red Apples
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon corn starch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Wash and skin apples. Cut off top 1/3 of apple. Leave the apple whole.
Remove core and cook in syrup made of sugar and water.(could bake or Pot cook)
When apples are tender, remove to serving dish.
Combine cornstarch and milk to make a smooth paste.
Bring cornstarch to boiling point and then add syrup in which apples where cooked.
Cook for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and add butter, salt and vanilla.
Pour over apples and serve.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Dessert #16

Apple Brown Betty

3 cups apples diced
1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
2/3 cups brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/3 cup water

Add melted butter to brown crumbs.
Combine apples, sugar, salt, and cinnamon.
Place a layer of buttered bread crumbs on bottom of greased casserole dish.
Add layer of pples and another of crumbs.
Continue with layers until done. Have crumbs on top.
Combine lemon juice and water and pour over mixture.
Bake at 350 degree for 1 hour.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Dessert #15

Baked Apples

6 large apples
1 tablespoon butter
6 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup corn syrup

Wash and skin the apples. Remove top third of apple and then core the apple leaving the apple whole.
Place apples in a flat baking dish, with the removed side up.
Mix together sugar and cinnamon.
In the center of each apples 1 teaspoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of the cinnamon sugar mixture.
Combine water and syrup and pour over apples.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
Baste occasionaly to keep juicy and to glaze.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Dessert #14

Apple Sponge Pudding

6 medium sized apples
2 eggs, seperated
1 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups brown sugar

Wash, skin and slice apples.
To make batter, beat egg yolks and add sugar.
Mix dry ingredients and add water and flavorings.
Fold in stiffly eaten egg whites.
Melt butter and brown sugar in bottom of large, flat baking dish.
Add sliced apples.
Pour batter over top of apples.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
Turn upside down to serve.

Monday, August 9, 2010

vegetable #9

Baked Tomato

3 cups canned or fresh tomatoes
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup grated cheese
1 cup bread crumbs

Place tomatoes in a greased baking dish.
Add sugar, salt, and pepper.
Melt butter and rub into bread crumbs.
Sprinkl crumbs on top of tomatoes and then add grated cheese.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Add grated cheese durning last 10 minutes of cooking.