Shredded Wheat Bread (Cookbook Review)

This recipe was adapted from a vintage cookbook “Breads and More Breads” that I have in my collection. The cookbook was published in 1941 by The Manual Arts Press, Peoria, Illinois. The copy I have was published for American cooks. A second edition was published in 1948 also for the American market. The authors of…

Vegetable Turkey Loaf

Simple easy meat loaf made from ground turkey, grated carrots, chopped celery and other vegetables. This can be made ahead and served either cold or warm. I think it taste better the second day after it firms up from being chilled and slices easy. I served this with a cold luncheon plate. This meat loaf…

Rice with Grapes

A wonderful rice side dish that can be made from left over rice. Very quick and easy to make. When you are out of ideas on how to serve rice this is a great dish. I used seedless red grapes and slivered almonds. The rice is sautéed in butter with chicken soup base and slivered…

Corn and Black Bean Salsa (Home Canned)

It was time to make some more canned salsa because we had used up all the other I made last fall. I wanted to try making corn and black bean this time. I used my recipe from last fall and this time water bathed it. I just added one cup of corn and 2 cups…

Plum Bumble

Early in my adult life I would copy recipes from magazines and from the newspaper, also I would trade and share recipes with friends. Someone was very creative in naming this cobbler. The recipe uses refrigerator biscuits for the topping and pineapple tidbits is mixed with the fresh plums. I didn’t have any refrigerator biscuits…

Home Canned Barbeque Baked Beans for Two

I have been canning and I thought I should share this recipe. You can take dried beans and can them. To do that you will need a pressure canner. I have a Carrey pressure canner that I bought a couple of years ago because I have a glass top stove. It is not recommended to…

Fried Coconut Chicken Tenders

For a special party or weeknight meal, fried coconut chicken tenders are juicy and delicious. Make your favorite dipping sauce. I just used pineapple orange marmalade with a little cayenne pepper for some heat. If making this for children you can leave the cayenne pepper out. It is simple to make. Kids love these tenders….

Harvest Rice

Delicious side dish made with rice, carrots, apples, raisins and onions. It is a savory sweet dish that complements most meat dishes. Perfect dish to serve year around. Double the recipe and take to a covered dish. I discovered it is just as good cold as it is hot so you can make it the…

Home Canned Tropical Mixed Fruit

This is a delicious way of preserving fruit which is not enough of one type to can. It is done with a light syrup and in a water bath. The choice of fruit is up to what you have. You can make traditional fruit cocktail with peaches, pears, grapes, pineapple and maraschino cherries. The jars…