Breads and RollsLooking at Cooking and Garden Jobs with Mildred Swift Mrs. Nibby Thompson Remove peel from 2 large or 3 small oranges. Put through food chopper. Cover with 1 1/2 cups cold water. Bring to boiling point. Remove from fire and drain. Add fresh water and cook slowly until tender. Drain again. Cook 1 … Continue reading Preparing Orange Peel
BeveragesLooking at Cooking with Mildred Swift 1 cup lemon juice1 cup orange juice1 cup grape juice4 cups water2 tablespoons liquid sweetener Combine and chill. Serve over ice cubes or crushed ice. Makes 14 serving. Each 1/2 cup serving contains 24 calories.
BeveragesLooking at Cooking with Mildred Swift 1 box lime Jell-o° (mix as directed)1 (12 ounce can frozen lemonade)1 small bottle almond flavoring1 ounces water Put into punch bowl with crushed ice. Add one large bottle ginger ale. This can be mixed the night before, leaving the ginger ale to be added before serving.
ForeignChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter or margarine2/3 cup sugar1/2 cup light corn syrup1 egg, beaten1 cup chopped mixed candied fruit1 cup chopped toasted blanched almonds1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 cups all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon soda1/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cardamom seeds1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground allspice1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg Cream butter in a … Continue reading Dutch Fruit Cookies
Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 cup shortening1 1/2 cups sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 tablespoons lemon juice1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons orange juice4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon saltYellow, orange, and green paste food coloring1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange rind1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime rindYellow, orange, and green colored … Continue reading Slice-of-Fruit Refrigerator Cookies
Drop CookiesChristmas Cookies 3 egg whites1 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup flaked coconut1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts1 cup chopped dates1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon almond extract Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy. Gradually add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold in pecans, dates, and flavorings. Drop … Continue reading Meringue Fruit Drops
Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 2 eggs1 cup sifted powdered sugar1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts1 cup chopped pitted dates3/4 cup chopped candied fruit1 cup sifted powdered sugar2 tablespoons water Beat eggs until thick and lemon colored in a large … Continue reading Holiday Fruit Bars
Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 2 eggs1 cup firmly packed brown sugar2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2/3 cup chopped pecans1 cup chopped candied fruit1/2 cup seedless raisinsSifted powdered sugar Beat eggs until thick and lemon colored; gradually add brown sugar and vanilla, beating well. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; … Continue reading Candied Fruit Bars
Reba Price FisherFamily Treasures 1 cup butter5 eggs1 (8 oz) package dates, cut up2 cup chopped pecans3 1/2 to 4 cups sifted flour1 tsp salt (I don't use if using butter or margerine2 cup sugar1 Tbsp vanilla1 (1 lb) package or orange slice candy, cut up1 (4 oz) can shredded coconut 1/2 teaspoon baking soda3/4 … Continue reading Orange Candy Cake
Jeanette Price VaughanFamily Treasures 3 ripe bananas, mashed1 (8 oz) carton sour cream1 cup chopped pecans3 or 4 packages Sweet-n-Low®1 small can crushed pineapple, unsweetened1 cup miniature marshmallows1 small carton Cool Whip® Mix all together, place in mold or other container to freeze. Keep frozen. Keeps real well. Slice and serve. Bev make this and … Continue reading Frozen Banana Salad