from Violet 3 cups of water 4 family-size tea bags 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 12oz. can frozen lemonade 1 6oz. can pineapple juice in teapot or a 3-quart pan, bring water to a boil. Add teabags and let steep for 35 minutes. Pour into a gallon pitcher. Add all of the remaining ingredients. Fill… Continue reading Tropical Summer Tea
From Violet *** A note before starting: If you wish to tint your icing, it is recommended that you use a paste food color or a gel food color, because you won't need as much. Dab the color into the prepared icing with a toothpick, then mix with a spoon till well blended. Liquid food… Continue reading Three Decorative Icing Recipes
Recipe from Ella Marie 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon ginger 4 eggs 2 cups sugar 2 cups pumpkin (1 16 oz. can) 1 cup salad oil (any light tasting oil) 1 1/2 cups bran… Continue reading Pumpkin-Bran Flake Cake
Recipe from Ella Marie. 2 cups of cheese 2 cups rice crispies 2 sticks of butter 2 cups of flour Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheet. Mix all of the ingredients together. Roll into small balls, place on cookie sheet, and press down with fork. Bake (will be updated later with how long… Continue reading Cheese Cookies
Recipe from Ella Marie 1 cup non-fat dry milk (or 2 cups instant milk) 2/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup warm water Mix milk and sugar together. Add butter and water gradually. Let sit in the refrigerator over night.
Recipe from Ella Marie. 1 gallon of green tomatoes 3 bell peppers 3 cucumbers 1 large cabbage 5 hot peppers (jalapeños) 1 1/2 cups salt 6 cups sugar 6 cups vinegar 1 tablespoon pickling spice Cut the tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and cabbage into a (very) large stock pot. Mix in salt, then (pour into cheesecloth… Continue reading Chow Chow (Pickles)
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