Better than Mashed Potatoes Casserole 1 stalk of celery, chopped 1/2 a medium onion, diced 1 carrot, chopped 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed ~1/4 C Olive oil 1/2 Tbsp. Thyme 2 bay leaves 2 Tbsp minced garlic Salt & Pepper to Taste 1 egg plus 1 egg white 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, freshly... Continue Reading →

Round 2

Diane's Pumpkin Pie1-1/4 c. all purpose flour3/4 c. quick or old-fashioned oats1/2 c. packed brown sugar1/2 c. pecans, chopped2/3 c. butter or margarine, melted4 eggs2 cans (15 oz. each) solid pack pumpkin2 cans (14 oz. each) sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)2 t. ground cinnamon1 t. ground ginger1/2 t. ground nutmeg1 t. saltCool whipPecan halves... Continue Reading →

and a good ending….

Ambrosia 1 large container and 1 small container of Cool Whip16 oz can of Fruit Cocktail1 flat can of crushed pineapple1 small box of Cherry Jelllo16 oz container of cottage cheeseMix all ingredients, adding jello last. Refrigerate.This sometimes gets marshmallows added. Sometimes the pineapple is mandarin oranges. I even made it with orange jello once.... Continue Reading →

Fruits of our Labor

Baked Mixed Fruit30 oz canned whole plums, halved and pitted29 oz canned peach halves, drained16 oz canned pear halves, drained16 oz canned apricot halves, drained8 oz can of sliced pineapple1/3 C packed brown sugar1 T butter1/2 t cinnamon1/4 t ground clovesGrease a 3 quart baking dish. Layer fruit except the pineapple. Drain the pineapple reserving... Continue Reading →

I brought the….

Green Bean Casserole 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided1 large bag of frozen green beans1 - 1 1/2 C of half and halfCornstarch1 medium onion, chopped2 Tbsp butter1 can of mushrooms1/2 t nutmegSalt & pepper to taste1 can of french fried onionsCook green beans in a large bowl in the microwave according to... Continue Reading →

He’s Choppin’ Broccoleeee…Broccoliiiieeee

Broccoli Cheese Rice 2 boxes of frozen broccoli, defrosted2 C of instant rice, cooked3/4 C celery, chopped16 oz Cheese Whiz1 C shredded cheese1 C Milk3/4 C onion, chopped1 can of cream of chicken1 can of cream of mushroom1 stick of butter1 can of mushroomsPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients except shredded cheese and... Continue Reading →


Hashbrown Casserole1 bag of cubed frozen hashbrowns, defrosted1 1/2 C. Cheddar cheese, shredded1/2 C chopped onion1 can cream of chicken1/2 C of bread crumbs1 stick of ButterCook hashbrowns and onion in a little butter. Mix with cheese and soup. Pour into greasted 10x13 Pyrex dish. Melt remaining butter and mix with bread crumbs, sprinkle on... Continue Reading →

Triple Threat

Turkey in a Bag 1 Turkey Peanut Oil Place Turkey in a brown paper grocery bag greased with peanut oil, breast side up. Fold over the ends of the bag and paper clip shut. Place in a shallow roasting pan with the seam side facing up.Bake at 325 degrees, 20 minutes per poudn when the... Continue Reading →

Thanks Martha

Roasted Parsnip Bread Pudding1 pound of parsnips cut into 1/2 inch pieces 5 T of butter, separated into 2 T and 3 T Olive oil Salt *Pepper large leeks, white and pale green only, halved lengthwise and then sliced.~3 C. 1/2 C dry white whine 2 T chopped fresh thyme2 C heavy cream 5 large... Continue Reading →

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