Category: Side

Cheese Ball

Ingredients 2 – 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 – 8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, grated 2 teaspoons Worcestershire 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon scallions, finely chopped 1 tablespoon green bell pepper, finely chopped 1 tablespoon pimento, chopped salt and pepper to taste chopped pecans Ingredients Mix all...

Paul’s Kool Aid Punch

Ingredients 2 packages strawberry Kool Aid 2 cups sugar 1 can pineapple juice ginger ale sherbet Directions Put 2 packages strawberry Kool Aid in a clean milk gallon jug add 2 cups sugar and one can pineapple juice. Stir all together. Finish filling container with water and pour into...

Banana Nut Bread

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cups of salted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar, packed 2 large eggs 3 cups ripe bananas, mashed (about 7 medium bananas) 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Instructions...

Carrots with Garlic & Basil

Ingredients 10 carrots, cut into coin-shaped pieces 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 tbsp butter 1tsp basil 1tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper Directions Put all ingredients into saucepan. Add a small amount of water. Cook for 25 minutes on medium heat, covered. May need to uncover if water doesn’t cook...

Susan’s Salsa

Directions Make sure you have one or more ingredient from each color group of the Mexican Flag. The ingredients may be fresh chopped, pureed in the blender, or cooked in a pot. Amounts are to taste. Red diced tomatoes roasted tomatoes canned tomato sauce canned diced tomatoes toasted tomatillos...

Napa Cabbage and Chicken Salad

Ingredients Salad 1 head of Napa Cabbage sliced thin 3-4 red, yellow or orange peppers sliced in thin stripes 1 large red onion halfed and sliced in thin stripes Dressing Regular rice vinegar Soy sauce Ginger (minced) Garlic (minced) Directions...

Flour Tortillas

Ingredients 2 cups flour unsifted 1 tsp salt 1/4 cup lard/shortening 1/2 cup lukewarm water Directions Mix, knead and cover dough with a towel and let stand for 15 minutes Break off in hunks, roll out thin Brown lightly in dry frying pan over medium-hot heat. Will bubble up...

Mexican Rice

Ingredients 2 Tbsp oil 1 cup rice 2 cups water 2 chicken bouillon cubes 1 cup stewed tomatoes, drained or fresh 1 medium onion, chopped Directions Stir-fry dry rice in oil until kernels turn chalk white, then light golden brown Add water, tomatoes, onion and cubes and bring to...

Refried Beans

Ingredients 2 cups pinto beans (3/4 lb) Water 1-2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp oil 2 Tbsp chopped onion 2 Tbsp minced garlic clove 4 Tbsp oil 1/2 Tbsp flour 1/4 Cup condensed milk 1/2 lb Monterey Jack cheese, grated Pork or bacon rind (optional) Directions Soak beans in cold...

Roasted Broccoli

Ingredients: 1 head of broccoli, washed and cut into florets 2 teaspoons of olive oil Juice of one lemon Pine Nuts Sea salt and pepper, to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees farenheit. Use a large bowl to toss broccoli florets with olive oil. Lay florets in a...