Monday, January 11, 2016

Chocolate Dessert

 Recipe for "Chocolate Dessert" -

2 C pwd. sugar
2 sq. chocolate
1/2 C butter
1/2 C nut meats
3 eggs yolks, beaten
3 egg whites, beaten stiff

Cream sugar and butter and melted choc.
Add 1 tsp. vanilla and nuts
Add egg yolks and fold into egg whites

Roll one box vanilla wafers to crumb, line bottom of 9 x 13 cake pan. Save some crumbs for top

Put mixture on crumbs, then 1 qt. vanilla ice cream on top of that.
Add remaining crumbs


Found in "New Trends in Table Settings" by Lucy Staley. Published by Hearthside, 1968.



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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Oatmeal Drop Cookies



Recipe for oatmeal drop cookies:

2 eggs
3/4 c. veg. oil
1/2 c. milk
1 c. honey
1 1/2 tea vanilla
2 1/2 c whole wheat flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
2 cups rolled oats
1/2 c. chopped nuts
1 c. raisins
1 c. candied fruit mix, chopped

Beat eggs, add oil, milk, honey and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, salt, soda and spices. Blend in oats, nuts and fruits. Stir liquid into dry measure. Drop level tbsp dough onto greased baking sheets.

350 degrees - 10-12 minutes

Found in "Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus" published by Merriam-Webster, 1988.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Green Bean Bake


Just in time for Thanksgiving, here's a recipe for Green Bean Bake:

Cooking time - 30 min

1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 dash pepper
4 cups cooked, cut green beans
1 1/3 cups french fried onions

Mix soup, milk, soy sauce, pepper, beans and 2/3 cup onions in 1 1/2 casserole. Bake 350 degrees for 25 mins

Serves 6

Found in "The Films of Laurence Olivier" by Margaret Morley. Published by Citadel Press, 1977.

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Monday, November 16, 2015

Corn Relish



Recipe for corn relish:

18 ears corn
1 qt chopped cabbage
2 c diced celery
2 c chopped green pepper
1/2 c chopped red pepper
1 1/2 c chopped onion
2 c cider vinegar
1/2 c lemon juice
1 1/2 c sugar
3 T sakt
2 tea celery seed
2 T dry mustard
1/4 tea cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tea tumeric

Cut corn from cob and combine other vegetables in big kettle. Mix seasoning ingredients and add to vegetables. Stir well. Cook slowly for 35 minutes stirring often. Turn into hot jars filling to overflowing.


Found in "Steam: Its Generation and Use" published by Babcock and Wilcox, 1923.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Raspberry Salad


Large volume recipe for Raspberry Salad:

Serves 50

15 pkgs (3 oz) raspberry jello
15 cups boiling water
10 - 10 1/2 oz. packages frozen raspberries
15 cups applesauce

Dissolve jello in hot water. Add unthawed berries. Stir to dissolve. Add applesauce and pour unto mold. Serve with whipped cream or mayonnaise thinned with cream.


Found in "Ruth Wakefield's Toll House Tried and True Recipes" published by M. Barrows and Co., 1940.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Rosa Marina Salad


Recipe for Rosa Marina Salad:

1 lb box Rosa Marina
1 20 oz can crushed pineapple
1 15 oz can mandarin orange
1 8 oz Cool Whip

Drain fruit, saving juices. Mix juice, 4 eggs, 2 tablespoons flour. Cook until thickened over med heat, stirring so it doesn't burn. Chill.

Cook Rosa Marina accord. to pkg. Then chill with fruit.

When chilled, mix all ingredients including Cool Whip and chill


Found in "While My Pretty One Sleeps" by Mary Higgins Clark. Published by Simon and Schuster, 1989.



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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Babe Ruth Cookies


Recipe for "Babe Ruth Cookies."

1 egg
1 1/3 c flour
1/2 tea salt
3/4 c white sugar
1/2 tea soda
1/2 tea vanilla
1/2 c butter
2 - 5 cent bars, cut (I think they are probably referring to Baby Ruth candy bars)

Cream short (no mention of shortening above?) and sugar, beat in egg and other ingredients. Chill and bake 10-12 minutes at 375


Found in "Portrait of Jennie" by Robert Nathan. Published by Knopf, 1968.


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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Rhubarb Cobbler


Recipe for rhubarb cobbler:

1 C Sugar
1 C Flour
2 T Shortening
2 tsp. Bkg. Powder
Salt
3/4 Milk

Mix and then add 2 or 3 cups rhubarb.

Boil a cup of water with a cup of sugar and pour over all. Bake at 400 degrees 35 minutes.

9 x 13 pan or smaller


Found in "How To Make Old-Time Ship Models" by Miles O'Brien. Just kidding, it's Edward Hobbs. Published by Brown & Son, 1962.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Corn Bread


Recipe for corn bread:

3 pints of sweet milk
2 tea spoons of soda
1 saucer of wheat flour
A little salt
1/2 cup molasses

Stir as thick as Johnny Cakes
Steam 2 1/2 hours (?)
Then put it in the oven 10 minutes and take it out and eat it.


Found in "The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying" by Jeremy Taylor. Published by Little, Brown, 1864.

Is it me, or is there no corn in this corn bread?

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Poppy Seed Cake



Recipe for Poppy Seed Cake -

1 box instant vanilla pudding
1 box yellow cake mix
4 eggs
1 tea nutmeg
3/4 c oil
3/4 c sherry
Handful poppy seed

Beat 5 min
Bake 350 degrees 45 min


Found in "Louisa May Alcott: Dreamer and Worker" by Belle Moses. Published by D. Appleton, 1909.


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