Monday, April 23, 2018

TUNA DILL SANDWICH

This is an old KRAFT advertisement recipe from my late mother's collection. I hate tuna so I have never tried this recipe.



Sunday, April 22, 2018

MRS. CLEVELAND'S WEDDING LUNCH

The menu for the White House wedding lunch for Mrs. Cleveland June 4TH, 1886!


Friday, April 20, 2018

PINEAPPLE CHEESE CAKE

Another of my late mom's recipe clippings.


Thursday, April 19, 2018

FRESH VEGETABLE STEW

This is another recipe from the 1982 JayC Food Stores booklet I found in my late mother's shoe boxes of recipes.

2 potatoes, pared and cubed
2 carrots, pared and sliced
1/2 cauliflower, cut in flowerets
2 ribs celery, cut in slices
1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
2 onions sliced
1 red pepper, cut in strips
1 garlic clove, minced
1 can (13 3/4 ounces) chicken broth
2 teaspoons salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dried dill weed

Combine all ingredients in a 3-quart baking dish. Cover and bake in 350 degree F oven 1 hour, until vegetables are tender. Makes 8 servings.





Friday, April 13, 2018

PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S FAVORITE CAKE

This very old cake recipe was featured in an article of the Saturday Evening Post, February 1957. According to the article, Mary Todd Lincoln made this cake for Abraham Lincoln before they were married. He is said to have declared it, "the best in Kentucky."

Thursday, April 12, 2018

CREOLE CAULIFLOWER ON TOAST

This is the first recipe is this little JayC Food Stores 1982 booklet I found is some of my late mother's things.

1/3 cup chopped fresh onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup butter or margarine
3 tablespoons flour
2 1/2 diced fresh tomatoes
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3 cups cooked cauliflowerets
Buttered toast

Saute onion and green pepper in butter or margarine until lightly browned, 10 minutes. Blend in flour. Add tomatoes, salt and black pepper. Stir and cook until of medium thickness. Add cauliflower. Serve on buttered toast. Makes 6 servings.


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

1940s SALADS

Click on picture for easier reading.


Tuesday, April 3, 2018

THE ORIGINAL HERBS AND SPICES FOR KFC?

According to a Chicago Tribune reporter who was visiting the home of Colonel Sanders' nephew, he was looking through a photo book (or maybe a scrapbook) when he came across this handwritten note. According to the nephew this was on the back of the Colonel's second wife's will. Supposedly the nephew said this is the original list of  "11 Herbs and Spices" that made the Colonel's chicken so popular.