Tropical Fruit Punch

2 6 oz. cans of frozen pineapple juice 1 6 oz. can of frozen orange juice 13 6 oz. cans of water 2 cups of sugar 3 12 oz. cans of ginger ale Jar of cherries slices of pineapple 1 banana 1 sliced lime   Combine all ingredients. Add ginger ale just before serving. Fix cherries into some pineapple slices. Float slices on pineapple, bananas, & limes on top. Makes about 30 cups.

Hot Cheese Souffle Hors D’Oeuvres

1 large egg 1/4 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. garlic or onion salt 20 2 inch bread rounds soft butter Beat egg slightly, add salt & cheese and mix. Shape into balls and place on buttered rounds of bread. About 5 minutes before serving, place on baking sheet in a 425 broiler until brown & puffed.

Quiche Lorraine

10 slices cooked bacon (crisp) 4 eggs 2 cups light cream pinch of sugar pinch of nutmeg dash of cayenne pepper 3/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper.   Make favorite pie crust & line 10 inch piepan. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Grate 1 cup of swiss cheese. Fry crisp 10 slices of bacon. Drain & crumble. Break 4 eggs into bowl. Add 2 cups light cream, a pinch of sugar, pinch of nutmeg, salt & pepper. Mix all together.   With pie crust, butter the dough lightly, sprinkle in the bacon & cheese and pour the egg & …

Chicken Casserole

Grandma’s Chicken Casserole 1  1/2 cups minute rice 2/3 cup sherry (or dry wine) 1 can cream of celery soup 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 package of dry onion soup mix   Butter bottom of baking dish. Mix all ingredients together & spread over bottom of the pan. Place uncooked chicken pieces on top. Sprinkle dry onion soup mix over the top. Cover with foil. Bake at 350-degree oven for 1 1/2 hours.

Red Velvet Cake

1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp. cocoa powder 2 oz. red food coloring 2 1/2 cups sifted flour 1 tsp. salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 1/2 tsp. vinegar 1 tsp. baking soda   Beat shortening, sugar & eggs for 10 minutes on high speed. Make a paste of the cocoa and food coloring. Blend throughly into creamed mixture. Mix salt into sifted flour. Add to batter alternately with butter, milk and vanilla, starting and ending with flour. Combine vinegar and baking soda. Carefully fold into batter. Bake in 2 greased and floured 9 inch layer …

Chicken Spaghetti

  1 Can Diced Rotel 1 Can Cream of Chicken Soup 1 Can Cream of Onion Soup 1 lb Velveeta Cheese 12 oz. thin spaghetti   Boil the chicken breasts in water until done. Skin & debone chicken leaving chicken in medium size pieces. Cook spaghetti according to package directions (you can cook spaghetti in the chicken broth so add extra flavor & save water). Drain spaghetti. Return to pot & add all the remaining ingredients. Cook on low heat until velveeta is melted.

Bohemian Kotlacky

3/4 lb. butter 3 cups flour 8 oz. Philadelphia Cream Cheese   Mix ingredients together and place in refrigerator. Use flour on wooden board and roll out the dough, do not grease pans, Bake at 375-degree oven for 10 minutes or a little bit longer. For filling use Povidla.

Grandma Beth’s Coffee Cake

by Mrs. W. Benz (my Grandma) 1/2 cup butter 1-8oz pkg. philadelphia cream cheese 1 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups sifted flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 cup milk 1 tsp. baking powder Garnish with fruit and nuts Cream butter, cheese, and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat thoroughly. Add sifted dry ingredients in thirds alternately with milk, beating until smooth after each addition. Spread in a greased 9 x 12 oven pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.   Topping 2 tbsp. butter (cold) …

Help I’ve run out of this ingredient, what else can I use?

If you’re cooking or baking and in the middle of a recipe and suddenly find that you’re out of something it can really become a problem. Either you have to stop everything in the middle of the recipe, run to the store or run to your neighbor’s house hoping they have what you need. Here’s a list of some helpful ingredients that you may already have to do just the trick without ever leaving your kitchen. 1 cup of milk  = 1/2 cup of evaporated milk & 1/2 cup of water 1 cup of sour milk = 1 cup of …

Betty’s French Dressing

This is a family recipe passed down from my mother Betty.  We always have it at family picnics. It’s easy and tasty. Takes about 5 minutes to mix up. Mom uses her blender. 1 can tomato soup 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup salad oil 3/4 cup vinegar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp white pepper 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp prepared mustard dash of paprika Combine all ingredients, mix well. Refrigerate. Serve over a salad of mixed greens, tomatoes, & cucumbers.