holiday · Make Ahead · Side dish · Snack

(Seasoned) Oyster Crackers

From Violet 1 package oyster crackers 1 package ranch dressing mix 3/4 cup oil 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Put crackers in big bowl. Mix remaining ingredients in oil. Pour over crackers and stir until the oil is gone. Store in air tight jar.

Condiment · Dinner · holiday

Poultry Gravy

From Violet 4 tablespoons fat from poultry drippings 3 tablespoons flour 2 cups stock from cooking or canned Salt and pepper Heat fat. Add flour and blend over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes. Add liquid in slow stream. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer, stirring constantly until thickened.

Bread · Breakfast · Dessert · Freezer-Friendly · holiday · Make Ahead · Side dish

Banana Date Nut Bread

Recipe from GGM Ella Marie 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup nuts, chopped 1/2 cup dates, chopped 3 large or 4 small bananas, well mashed Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream sugar and shortening. Add beaten eggs. In separate… Continue reading Banana Date Nut Bread