July 31, 2008


Heat griddle

Mix until blended but still lumpy

1 cup flour
1 cup milk
1 egg
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Pour about 1/4 cup batter on lightly greased griddle. Cook until bubbles are breaking on top, flip over and cook other side until golden brown.

French Toast

Heat vegetable oil in frying pan to 375 degrees


1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Cut in halves several slices Texas Style Bread

Dip bread in batter and turn to cover

Drop bread in hot oil and fry underside until golden
Turn bread over and fry opposite side until golden

Drain on paper towels

melt butter on top and cover with syrup

Enjoy, Donated by my friend Jackie Bulow

Maple syrup

Boil 2 minutes

2 tablespoons water
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon mapleine

Thickens as it cools

Broccoli Salad

cut up and mix in large bowl
2 large heads broccoli
2 stalks green onion
1 package pre-cooked bacon

mix in blender
2 cups mayonnaise
2 cups grated swiss cheese
1/2 cup sugar
4 tablespoons red wine vinegar

Pour dressing over salad just prior to serving and mix

Frozen icecream dessert

Mix together

60 Townhouse or Ritz crackers crushed
1/2 cup melted butter
spread 1/2 mixture in 9 x 13 pan
reserve second half for the top

Whip until stiff
2 small packages instant coconut pudding
1 1/2 cups milk

Fold in 1 quart softened icecream
Pour over crackers

1 8 ounce package coolwhip over icecream mixture

Top with reserved cracker mixture
1/4 cup chopped nuts


Candied Corn Pops

Boil for 2 minutes
1 3/4 cups white sugar
1/2 cup white karo syrup
2 cubes butter (1 cup)

Let mixture sit for 1 minute.
Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and cool for 5 minutes.

Pour over 2 bags of corn pops

Bread Sticks

2 cups warm water
1 tablespoon quick rise yeast
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons salt
5-6 cups flour
Let rise until double or triple in size.
Knead and spread into baking sheet.
Let rise again.
1/4 cup melted butter
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon parsley
Spread on to of dough.
Bake in pre-heated 375 degree oven for 12 minutes.

Tomatillo Dressing

1 buttermilk ranch dressing packet (mix this up as per packet instructions)
2 tomatilos (tomatoe like vegetable with a husk, the come canned or fresh)
1/2 bunch cilantro
1 clove garlic
juice of 1 lime
1 jalapeno (use the seeds too, if you like it spicy. You could substitute a few drops of gren tobasco)
Use food processor to blend all the ingredients well, my blender worked well.

Cheese Ball

two 8 ounce cream cheese softened
1 jar old english cheese spread
1 can small deveined shrimp
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon parsley
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1 cup sharp cheese grated
1/2 cup nuts of your choice

Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate to harden.
Spread on crackers of your choice.

Chicken Casserole

2 cups canned chicken
2 cups chopped celery
2 cups cooked rice
1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 can sliced water chestnuts
6 hard boiled chopped eggs
2 cans cream of chicken soup
2 teaspoons chopped onion
1 cup slivered olmonds

Mix ingredients. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.
Sprinkle crushed potatoe chips on top and bake 10 minutes longer.