Cranberry Cream Cheese Shortbread Tarts (Cookies)

Wonderful little bites of cream cheese pastry and sweet and tart filling. Perfect for the holidays and cookie exchange.  I was able to get 80 little mini tarts from the recipe.  Normally I make tassies but one of my grandchildren has a nut allergy.  I saw this wonderful cranberry jam filling here.   I knew this…

Cranberry Molded Salad

Old fashioned cranberry molded salad recipe that I have been making for many years.  This is from the first half of the 20th century when congealed salads was very popular.  The newspapers always featured these type of salads on a regular basis because readers sent them in to share.  Refrigeration was new as towns became…

Squash Pie

One large Acorn Squash or Butternut squash. (I used sweet pudding variety which is white and yellow which is only available in the fall. ) Cut in half, remove seeds and place cut side down in baking pan. Add a little water and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until fork tender. Cool…