Food Recipes

Fresh Strawberry Pie

  • 3 c Fresh whole strawberries
  • Baked 9 inch pie shell
  • 3/4 c Water
  • 1 c Fresh strawberries, mashed
  • 1 c Granulated sugar
  • 3 tb Cornstarch

Place first amount of strawberries stem end down in pie shell using just enough for 1 layer. Keep the rest until bottom ones are glazed. Combine water and mashed strawberries in saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Simmer about 5 minutes. Strain. Return liquid to saucepan.

Mix sugar and cornstarch in small bowl. Add to juice. Heat and stir until it boils and thickens. Cool to lukewarm. Spoon some over berries in pie shell. Place remaining berries over top and spoon rest of glaze over them. A simple method is to toss berries in glaze and turn into pie shell. Large berries may be cut. More berries may be used if desired. Chill at least 2 hours.

Corn Bread

Corn Bread

1 c Corn meal1 c Flour3 ts Baking powder1/2 ts Salt1 Egg1 c Milk1/4 c Melted shortening Sift together all dry ingredients. Beat egg, and add milk andshortening. Add to dry ingredients, stirring just enough to moistenwell. Pour into greased pan and bake in a hot oven...

Dilly Bread

Dilly Bread

2 tb Chopped onion1 tb Butter1 pk Active dry yeast1/4 c Warm water1 c Large curd cottage cheese ,heated until lukewarm2 tb Sugar2 ts Dill seed1 ts Salt1/4 ts Soda1 Egg2 1/2 c Sifted all purpose flour Cook onion in butter until tender. Soften yeast in warm...

Cranberry Bread

Cranberry Bread

2 c Cranberries, cut in half3/4 c Pecans2 tb Margarine2 c Flour1 c Plus 2 tbsp. sugar1 3/4 ts Baking powder1 ts Salt1/2 ts Soda1 Egg, well beaten1/2 c Orange juice1/4 c Orange juiceGrated rind of 1 orange Rinse, sort and halve cranberries. Mix with pecans. Melt...

Girdle Scones

Girdle Scones

3 1/2 c Flour; all purpose6 tb Baking powder1 ts -salt1 tb Sugar; granulated1/4 c Shortening or lard1 Egg1 1/2 c Milk A girdle is a large cast iron pan. Heat flat cast iron pan on low heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until hot. (To test, sprinkle with a little flour; if...

Carrot Bread

Carrot Bread

3/4 c Salad oil1 c Sugar1 1/2 c Sifted flour1 ts Soda1 ts Baking powder1 ts Cinnamon1/2 ts Salt2 Eggs1 c Grated raw carrots1/2 c Chopped pecans Combine first eight ingredients and mix well. Fold in carrots andpecans. Pour into greased and floured 9x5x3 inch loaf pan....

No Knead Bread

No Knead Bread

2 c Flour (unbleached)1/4 c Sugar1 tb Salt2 pk Dry yeast1 c Water1 c Milk1/2 c Oil1 Egg2 1/2 c Additional flour Combine 2 cups of flour with sugar and salt. In saucepan over lowheat, heat water, milk and oil until warm. Add this and egg to flourmixture. Blend at...

Greek Christmas Bread

Greek Christmas Bread

1 pk (or 1 tablespoon) Active Dry Yeast1/4 c Warm Water (110 to 115 degrees)1/3 c Sugar1 ts Ground Cardamom1/4 ts Salt1 Egg1/4 c Milk1/4 c Vegetable Oil1 1/2 c Whole Wheat Flour1 c All-Purpose Flour1/4 c Golden Raisins1/4 c Walnuts, chopped Dissolve the yeast in the...

Swedish Cardamom Braid

Swedish Cardamom Braid

2 tb Active Dry Yeast1/2 c Lukewarm Water (105 to 110-degrees)1/2 c Milk, scalded1/4 c Sugar1/2 ts Salt1/4 c Vegetable Oil1 Egg3 1/2 To 4 c Flour1 ts Ground Cardamom1/2 c Raisins, dark or golden Combine the yeast and the lukewarm water. Let stand until dissolved.Pour...

Easter Egg Bread

Easter Egg Bread

3 c Flour, unsifted1/4 c Sugar1 ts Salt1 pk Active Dry Yeast2/3 c Milk2 tb Margarine2 Eggs, room temperature1/2 c Mixed Candied Fruits1/4 c Blanched Almonds, chopped1/2 ts Anise SeedsMelted Margarine5 Colored RAW EggsPowdered SugarColored Sprinkles In a large bowl,...