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September 13, 2018, 12:00 AM

Alma McHenry's Five Cup Fruit Salad


Ingredients:

3 oz lime Jell-O

1 package gelatin

1 cup crushed pineapple

1 cup mandarin oranges

1 cup shredded coconut

1 cup small curd cottage cheese

1 cup miniature marshmallows

 

Directions:

Mix gelatin with Jell-O mix and make according to package instructions.  Chill slightly.

Mix in all other ingredients. 

Can be frozen slightly and cut into squares.

 




August 20, 2018, 9:29 AM

Donna Wayman’s Corn Casserole


Ingredients

15 ¼ ounces Whole Kernel Cord, Drained

14 ¾ ounces Cream Style Corn

8 ounces Jiffy Cornbread Mix

1 cup Sour Cream

4 tbs butter, melted

1 ½ cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease 2-quart casserole dish.

Mix together:  Cans of corn, Jiffy Mix, sour cream, and butter in a large bowl.  Stir in shredded cheese, and pour into prepared dish. 

Bake 55 minutes or until golden brown and set.

Let stand 5 minutes before serving




June 26, 2018, 10:14 AM

Lebanese Bread Salad - Fattush


Ingredients:

½ loaf of Arabic Bread (substitute pita bread)

1 small clove garlic

salt and pepper to taste

½ cup lemon juice

½ cup parsley

3 green onions

1 cup fresh mint or ¼ cup dried mint

4-5 large leaves of Romaine lettuce, or 1/4 head of lettuce

1 cucumber, peeled, quartered, and cut into small pieces

2-3 medium tomatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes

1 small hot pepper, minced, optional

½ tsp simmaq, if available

½ cup olive oil

 

Directions:

Toast the bread to a golden brown and break it into 1½ inch pieces. Set aside.

In a salad bowl, mash the garlic, or use a garlic press, and mix the garlic well

with the salt and pepper. Add the lemon juice to the garlic mixture and blend well.

Coarsely chop the parsley, green onions, and mint. Tear the lettuce as for a tossed

green salad. Add the parsley, green onions, mint, cucumber, tomatoes, hot pepper,

simmaq, and toasted bread to the lemon and garlic mixture and toss thoroughly.

Just before serving, add the oil and toss well.

Makes 6 servings

NOTE: Simmaq is available in Middle Eastern specialty grocery stores.

Recipe compliments of Pam Burke from the cookbook "Lebanese Cuisine" by Madeline Farah




May 29, 2018, 2:25 PM

Sarah Oeltjen's Cream Cheese Roll Recipe


AK’s CREAM CHEESE ROLL

MIX – 1 CUP MILK - LUKEWARM

            1/3 CUP SUGAR

            2 PACKAGES DRY YEAST

LET STAND UNTIL YEAST IS SOFT

MIX -   4 CUPS FLOUR

             1/2 CUP SHORTENING

             1/2 CUP BUTTER

             1 TEASPOON SALT

MAKES A PIE CRUST CONSISTENCY

ADD – LIQUID AND 1 EGG BEATEN TO DRY INGREDIENTS

COVER AND REFRIGERATE OVERNIGHT

TO BAKE – DIVIDE DOUGH INTO 4 EQUAL PARTS

ROLL OUT LIKE A JELLY ROLL

MIX FILLING – 2 PACKAGES CREAM CHEESE (16 OZ TOTAL)

                          1 1/2 CUPS SUGAR

                          1 EGG BEATEN

                          1 TEASPOON VANILLA

SPREAD ON DOUGH TO EDGES, SPRINKLE WITH PECANS, ROLL LIKE JELLY ROLL

BAKE AT 350 ON LIGHTLY GREASED COOKIE SHEET – WILL BE SLIGHTLY BROWN ON TOP AND AROUND EDGES

BEST SERVED WARM – FREEZES WELL




May 29, 2018, 1:35 PM

Roger Small's Microwave Peanut Brittle


Equipment Required:

One 2-cup Pyrex measuring cup

Heavy duty silicon spatula

One greased sheet pan

Ingredients:

1 cup sugar

½ cup Karo syrup

½ tsp salt

1 ½ cup peanuts

1 tsp butter

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp baking soda

WARNING:  The mixture is going to get lava-hot, so please be careful.  Use hot pads for your hands and countertop.

Directions:

  1. Mix the sugar, karo, and salt well.  Nuke on high for 4 minutes.
  2. Mix in the peanuts, stir well, and nuke for another 4 minutes.
  3. Add the butter and vanilla, stir well, and nuke for 1 min 40 seconds.
  4. Add the baking soda and stir well.
  5. Pour out onto the sheet pan and let it cool thoroughly.
  6. Break it up with the back of a chef’s knife.

Roger sang tenor in our choir but he’s moved on and now singing in the Choir Triumphant!


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