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Spinich Bread Dip
similar to the standard spinich dip but a bit better.
cream cheese, etc. rolled into flour tortillas and then cut into rolls
Cancun Shrimp Cocktail
very good version of this traditional dish
buttermilk cornbread, best in cast iron
Aunt Jenny's Baked Salmon
Super simple, super tasty, moist and flaky.
Ties with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cream
- very tasty, no regular
Tie Pasta Primavera with Italian Sausage, Veggies, and Ground Beef
- Rolled flour tortillas, covered in a sauce and cheese
- Tender Boneless Chicken cooked in a cream sauce and
served over noodles
Chicken Pot Pie
pre-made pie crusts, easy and probably the best I have ever had.
- Small Chicken bits in a curry cream sauce served with rice or noodles
Pretty Good Stuffed Shells
(like Lasagne but in shells)
- Recipe from
Jennifer's mother, served over noodles.
Mac and Cheese
newest version) a really good mac and cheese bake with a crunchy top
and with optional ham bits cooked in. From Mr. Food
- whole shrimp in an alfredo sauce with red peppers
and a slight spice to it.
- Super! Serve with mashed potatoes since it makes lots
of tasty gravy.
with Pork Roast
- a real German sauerkraut with a tender pork
roast, slightly sweet. Serve with mashed potatoes for a real
in Pasta Shells
- Taco mixture stuffed into large pasta shells and
covered with sauce, cheese and crushed tortilla chips
- Really tasty, no tomato, can be made completely vegetarian if needed.
- This one won a cooking contest and was then disqualified for being so
simple. We have a yearly soup dinner and have to make a triple
batch and it is still emptied. This is along with four other
soups. Thanks Marilyn.
Italian Tomato Basil Soup
- Very rich, thick and tasty. Eat
it as a soup or use it as a sauce for pasta.
Quick Beef Soup
- Hearty beef and tomato soup with a few veggies but this can be
modified to suit you. Includes Orzo, a very small pasta that
looks like rice. Not thick.
Ranchero Supper Stew
Thick and hearty soup with a Tex-Mex flair. Updated.
- Oh,my! Good soup
served with tortilla chips, sour cream, cheddar cheese and....
Turkey Noodle Soup
- Use a
turkey carcass or make it from scratch with roast turkey and broth.
White Chicken Chili
is not usually something I like but this one is the exception.
Apple Spice Cake
- Very moist,
flavorful, rich, with obvious chunks
moist, and a strong banana flavor.
muffins made from scratch, great fresh.
Butterfinger Dessert - Frozen
- This is very popular to take to pot luck dinners.
Butter Rich Spritz Cookies
Traditional butter cookie with super flavor, but a simple cookie.
Butter Almond Tart
- A dense
and very tasty cake with almonds on top. Nicely chewy and crunchy.
layers of goodness, "To die for! The best that your wife has ever
made!" according to one of our teachers.
dipping sauce, served hot.
Cream Cheese Frosting
Great frosting for use in many cakes.
Creme de Menthe Squares
Crisp Little Lemon Cookies
Really good cookies, I wish the Girl Scouts sold these.
Diamond Carrot Cake
carrot cake recipe from Diamond Nut company.
Double Chocolate Dream Cookies
- Rich chocolate cookies with chocolate chips.
Fruit Dip Appetizer
fruit pieces into it or just grab a spoon and go at it.
Hershey's Perfectly Chocolate
- This is the real deal as far as chocolate cake
Jamborees Apricot Cookies
Old fashioned cookie with apricot topping - very tasty shortbread style.
Lady Finger Chocolate Mousse Cake
- this was a favorite of my wife's family and is now one of ours.
Marshmallow Cream Fudge
The OLD recipe for marshmallow cream fudge - over 30 years old.
- Chocolate and
coconut in layers in a sheet.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie
Slightly crispy on the edges, an oatmeal cookie lover's favorite.
Somehow better than
other, similar recipies. Creamier.
- Cookies that are more cakelike and have a very flavorful
- Classic brittle,
follow the directions carefully and it will be light and crunchy.
Peanut Butter Fudge
with lots of peanut butter and it sets up nicely.
Pecan Sandies Cookies
- Like the
store bought cookies, but lighter and perhaps more flavor.
Poppy Seed Cake
- This is the
one! A classic cake, moist with rich flavor, dusted with powdered
- Very full flavor
and just the right firmness, just like they used to be.
- Moist and Flavorful,
started in a cold oven, traditional but the best I have had.
Raspbery Cream Cheese
Wow! Lots of flavors and textures and gets lots
Snicker doodle cookies
cookies but still a favorite. Cinnamon and sugar coat this great
cake, firm, with a slightly crunchy streak running through it.
Sopapilla Cheesecake Pie
real winner, we take this to pot luck events and everyone is impressed.
It tends to be a favorite on the dessert table.
Sour Cream Banana Bars
Sour Cream Coffee Cake
A sure bet to please. Serve with coffee, or not, makes a 9" round
Super Duper Crispy
- A real ginger snap with a rich molasses flavor.
This cookie keeps well and does not crumble.
Swedish Apple Pie
- So easy
and REALLY good. Serve with vanilla ice cream. The top
crust is a star with this one.
Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets
- A nice copycat recipe for something that we just can't get in
Michigan. My wife used to make them when students were reading
Maniac Magee since these were the favorite of the title character and
our students are just not familier with these "tasty cakes".