Roanoke Margaritas

1 large can minute maid limeade 1 can diet sprite 1/2 limeade can of triple sec 1/2 limeade can of gold tequila   This recipe is based on the large can, but if you can only find the small cans, use 2 and adjust all the liquor. Use the limeade container for a measuring device. Stir Well, and remind people to stir before pouring. Serve over crushed ice. Will make 3-4 large margaritas.

Mexican 7 Layer Dip

1 large carton sour cream 1 pkg. taco mix avocado dip 1 bunch green onions 6 roma tomatoes, chopped 1 can black olives, chopped 1-2 packages cheddar cheese or Mexican mix cheese (shredded).   Mix taco mix into sour cream. Layer each ingredient as listed starting with the taco/sour cream mixture.

Low Fat Spinach and Artichoke Dip


  With the popularity of spinach and artichoke dips, this lighter version offers an opportunity to enjoy the flavors while reducing the calories. This recipe is courtesy of Mrs. Rachael Klingeil. 2 cups light swiss cheese 1 cup parmesan cheese 1 box frozen spinach (thawed) 1 can artichokes 2/3 cup fat-free sour cream 1 cup fat-free Philadelphia cream cheese 1/2 cup light mayonnaise 2 teaspoon minced garlic Mix by hand or in a food processor. Bake at 375 degrees oven for 25-30 minutes (until starting to brown on top). Serve with slices of french bread or crackers.     

Creamy Black Bean Salsa

    1 (15 oz) can of black beans rinsed & drained 1-1/2 c. frozen corn, thawed 1 cup sweet red pepper, finely chopped 3/4 cup green pepper, finely chopped 1/2 cup red onion finely chopped 1 t. fresh parsley, minced 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tsp. red wine vinegar 1 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. chili powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. pepper tortilla chips   In a large bowl, combine beans, corn, peppers, onion, and parsley. In another bowl combine sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar and seasonings. Pour over corn mixture and …


  2 lbs ground chuck 1 slightly beaten egg 1 large onion (grated) salt to taste   Mix & shape into 50 small meatballs. Brown until throughly cooked. Great when combined with the cocktail meatball sauce.

Sauce for Cocktail Meatballs

  Submitted by Mrs. John Gregg (Nanci) of Thompson’s Station, this recipe is one her parents tinkered with for many years until it reached, in their view, a state of perfection. Nanci hopes you enjoy it as much as her family and friends do. 1 bottle chili sauce 12 oz 1 6 oz. jar of grape jelly 1/4 cup of lemon juice 1/4 cup vinegar 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1/2 tbsp. prepared mustard (dry mustard) 1/2 beef bouillion cube & 1/2 cup  hot water Mix together in crock pot & stir until well blended. Add cooked meatballs to the sauce. …

Heath Bar Cake

1 box of Devil’s food cake mix 1 can of eagle brand condensed milk 1 jar of caramel ice cream topping 3 Heath candy bars 8 oz. container of cool whip   Bake the cake as directed in a 13 x 9 pan. While cake is still hot poke holes in the cake with a wooden spoon handle. Pour milk and caramel mixture over the entire cake.   Let it cool completely   Spread cool whip over the top of the cake and sprinkle with the broken pieces of the heath bars. Then let it set in refrigerator overnight. Enjoy!

Gooey Butter Cake

  Gooey Butter Cake                                                       submitted by Mary Lou Fisher 1 box of yellow cake mix 1 stick of melted butter 1 egg 2 tsp. vanilla   Mix together & press into a buttered 9 x 13 inch pan. 1 box of powdered sugar 8 oz. philadelphia cream cheese 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla Beat until smooth and pour onto the top of the above mixture. Sprinkle with colored sugar sprinkles   Preheat over …

Easy Cream Cheese Cake

  1 graham cracker crust 8 oz. philadelphia cream cheese 1 cup sugar 1 8 oz. tub of cool whip   Blend together the cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl. Add the cool whip & blend. Pour into crust. Place in refrigerator until it sets. This is an easy recipe that takes all of 5 minutes to prepare.

Beef Stroganoff

1/4 cup shortening 1/2 cups fresh thinly sliced mushrooms 1 1/2 lbs. sirloin tip cut into 1/4 inch strips 2 tbsp. flour 3/4 lb. fresh tomatoes or 1 cup of canned tomatoes 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. pepper 1/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup sour cream   Saute onions in shortening for about 10 minutes, add mushrooms, cover and continue cooking for 5 minutes. Remove onions and mushrooms and place in a bowl.   Brown meat slowly and thoroughly. Sprinkle with flour and stir until blended. Add tomatoes and seasonings. Cover and simmer very slowly for 1-hour stirring occasionally. …