Archive for the 'Old Family Recipes' Category

Aunt Mary’s Refrigerator Pickles

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Slice thin as many cucumbers and onions as desired. Bring the following syrup to a boil and then cool before pouring over cucumbers. 4 cups vinegar 4 cups sugar 1/2 cup pickling salt 1 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed 1 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 1/2 teaspoon celery seed Pack cucumbers and onions in a big jar. […]

Mama’s Doughnuts

Friday, December 25th, 2009

1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup crisco 1 package yeast 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 3 1/2 cups sifted flour (all purpose) Heat milk slightly and dissolve yeast. Add 1 1/2 cup of flour and beat until smooth. Cover and let rise until double. Cream crisco, salt, sugar together. Add egg and blend. […]

Banana Nut Bread

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

2 c. sugar 1 1/2 T. soda 1/2 c shortening 2/3 c buttermilk 2 eggs 3 bananas mashed 3 c flour 1/2 c nuts pinch of salt Mix in order given. Add soda to buttermilk. Bake in loaf or tube pan at 350 deg. for 1 hour. This is the bread recipe my mother always […]

Mom’s Peanut Brittle

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 1 cup light Karo 2 cups raw peanuts dash of salt 1 heaping teaspoon baking Soda 1 teaspoon vanilla Combine sugar, water, and Karo in a heavy large saucepan. Boil on medium heat to the hard-ball stage.Check either by the water method or a candy thermometer. Remove from heat. […]

Christine’s Carrot Cake

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

2 cups flour 2 cups of sugar 4 eggs 3 cups grated carrots 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cups oil 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all dry ingredients together. Add oil,eggs, vanilla, and carrots. Blend well. Bake in three greased […]

Breakfast Casserole

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

8 slightly beaten eggs 6 slices of bread (cubed) 1 lb. sausage, cooked and crumbled 2 c. milk 1 c. cheddar cheese (grated) 1 t. salt 1 t. dry mustard Mix together. Pour into a greased 13×9 pan and refrigerated overnight. Bake 35 minutes at 350 degrees.

Hershey Bar Pie

Sunday, July 29th, 2007

20 marshmallows 1/2 cup evaporated milk 6 hershey bars 1/2 pint whipping cream(Whipped with 4 Tablespoons of sugar) vanilla Melt first 3 ingredients in top of double boiler and let cool.Add vanilla. Fold in whipping cream and pour into graham cracker crust. Chill in fridge until ready to serve. Yum Yum! Can add extra whipping […]

Christine Sample’s Mandarin Orange Cake

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

1 box yellow Duncan Hines all Butter Cake mix 1 can mandarin oranges (juice and all) 4 eggs 1/2 cup Wesson oil Icing 1 large cool whip 1 large instant vanilla pudding mix 1 small can crushed pineapple (juice and all) Mix with mixer the cake mix, oranges and juice, eggs,and oil. Blend well. Pour […]

Granny’s Pickles

Thursday, January 4th, 2007

5 quarts water 1 1/2 quarts 5% acid vinegar 1 1/2 cups of canning salt cucumbers fresh dill garlic buttons grape leaves Soak cucumbers in water overnight. Next day wipe dry and fill clean jars with cucumbers, garlic button, and dill. Place as tightly as you can in jars. Combine the 5 quarts of water, […]


Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 pound lean ground pork 2 (10 3/4 oz.) cans cream of mushroom soup (undiluted) 2 (10 3/4 oz.) cans tomato soup 1 (8 oz.) package thin egg noodles 1 pound Velveeta cheese Brown beef and pork in a skillet. Drain. Mix in soups and let simmer for about […]