This caramelized pear tart recipe is from a grocery store flyer. For the short crust pastry use recipe #140957 #140597 or no-roll short crust recipe #95116 #95116, or your favorite short crust pastry. I think this recipe would be equally good with caramelized apples or other fresh fruit. Serve with rich custard or vanilla ice cream.
An all purpose sauce to serve with seafood, baked potatoes and a green salad for dinner, or use it as a party dip with shelled shrimp, lobster or crabmeat, fried fish sticks, or fresh cut-up vegetables or baked potato wedges. Adjust the seasonings to taste.
An excellent pot luck or OAMC recipe that I got from a friend at a pot luck dinner several years ago. Serves 25 or more and freezes well. Good served as a side dish with hamburgers, meat loaf, pork chops or hot dogs. A nice combination of green beans, wax beans, lima beans, and pork and beans. Substitute rinsed and drained chick peas or garbanzo beans or any other beans you like. Add some crispy bacon bits to the casserole or serve bacon bits and grated cheddar cheese to top individual servings.
Quick and easy to make dessert in 5 minutes with ready-to-eat pudding snacks. Add a layer of crushed Oreo cookies or chocolate crumbs if you like. Instead of chocolate pudding use butterscotch pudding. Substitute raspberries for the strawberries.
Buy a family pack of hamburger when it is on sale. Prepare this cooked hamburger mix and keep it on hand for casseroles with pasta or potatoes, chili, skillet dinners, sloppy Joes, soups, spaghetti sauce, tacos, or other recipes calling for cooked ground beef. Time and yield are estimates. You can omit the green pepper and oregano for a plain hamburger mix if you like. Posted in response to a request.
From an index card in a recipe box I bought at a garage sale in 1960. The recipe uses canned tomatoes but I have also used fresh tomatoes with great results too. Substitute olive or vegetable oil for the bacon grease if you like but the taste won't be quite the same. Good with meatloaf or for serving with leftovers or biscuits.
Serve as a side dish or for a tasty bite-size appetizer, spread pancakes with cream cheese, roll them up and slice. From Woman's World magazine. The article suggested serving these pancakes with roasted chicken and green beans with cashews.
An easy to make all-purpose soy dipping sauce for dumplings, potstickers, egg rolls, lettuce wraps, fondue dip, and cooked meats such as chicken wings and seafood. I make it and use a funnel to put the sauce into an empty glass salad dressing jar but any other jar would do.From an old magazine clipping.
An easy to make no-bake treat with instant chocolate pudding and Oreo cookies, or substitute vanilla instant pudding and Chips Ahoy cookies. Both versions are tasty anytime treats for children and adults too. The five hours is freezing time. Another Kraft Canada goodie.
Another golden oldie from a recipe card, originally from a 1905 Blue Ribbon cook book. Any fruit is good but some tart fruit is necessary. You can add cherries or seedless grapes if you like. It is a great all-year-round recipe with fruits that are usually readily available. If fresh pineapple is not available use canned sliced pineapple or canned pineapple chunks. Add the banana and the apple just before serving to prevent browning.
Another golden oldie recipe from a handwritten recipe card from 1960. A simple combination of beef broth and mushroom soup. You can serve it with meatloaf or hamburger patties for hot hamburger sandwiches. Or just top some french fries for 'chips and gravy'. Or use it to make hot beef, hot chicken or turkey sandwiches with leftovers. Slice cooked meat, place on a slice of bread, pour gravy on top. Add seasonings to taste.
The sauce is also good with cooked shrimp or meatballs. An old recipe from a garage sale recipe box. The one ingredient should read 'beef soup base mix' but I couldn't get that ingredient to come up with the word 'soup' in it.
A verstatile rhubarb sauce that is good to keep in the refrigerator to whirl with fruit and milk or frozen yogurt for a fast breakfast on the run. Recipe for a Pick-a-Fruit Rhubarb milkshake, using this rhubarb base, is included. Delicious with the strawberry option and the ice cream addition for a thick shake. Edited with twissis' excellent tips: The base mix cooks down to a volume of about 3 cups which would provide 6 servings. For each shake use 1/2 cup base mix, 3/4 cup strawberries or other fruit, and 1/2 cup ice cream (no milk). Thanks to Twissis for these refined directions for using the base mix.
Simply spiced ground turkey or chicken made into patties with seasonings readily available in most pantries. I used Ritz crackers and minced sweet onion instead of the onion flakes. You can cook these patties up to 2 days before serving. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to cook. When you want to serve, microwave on HIGH for 30 to 45 seconds. Originally from a Family Circle magazine clipping. Excellent served with French Toast and fruit for breakfast or brunch. I have also made these patties into a breakfast sandwich with a fried egg and slice of cheese on top of a toasted English muffin.
Leaving the skin on the potatoes saves time and adds fiber and color to this dish, and the potatoes form the crust. Serve with salad as a meatless meal or as a brunch addition. Recipe #78579 is great for greasing the pie plate. From Foodland Ontario booklet. I used a large sweet onion, the whole medium red pepper instead of the 1/2 indicated, and thyme for the seasoning. Served this yummy dish with green salad, crusty bread and butter, and fresh fruit with recipe #91801 for dessert.
A great way to use potato peelings. This recipe can be used to replace water in any soup recipe, or to use as broth when deglazing roast pan or fry pan to make gravy. You can also serve the stock as a soup. Discard potato peelings and serve with noodles or other cooked veggies and favorite seasonings. From The Popular Potato Best Recipes by Valwyn McMonigal. Yield is approximate. See Karen from Colorado's recipe #214220 for other great ideas from other vegetable trimmings including onion skins, meat bits, etc. Love these 'waste not want not' recipes.
A delicious bread pudding served warm or cold with custard sauce, whipped cream, or recipe #9347. Also good for breakfast with maple syrup. I used recipe #78579 to prepare the baking dish and added more raisins. From Foodland Ontario booklet.
This recipe is like a potato hash or a warm potato and corn salad. A nice combination of potatoes, corn, and roasted garlic. A Gay Lea Butter recipe. Time does not include roasting the garlic; this step can be done ahead. Potatoes can also be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 24 hours.
A favorite for children and grown ups alike. A combination of corn syrup, peanut butter, and Rice Krispies with your choice of ice cream or yogurt sandwiched in between.Place a piece of plastic wrap on top of the cereal mixture and then press down with your hands if you wish to keep your hands clean. I keep a plastic quilt ruler with my baking supplies for measuring squares and pastry. From a magazine clipping. No baking required!