How To Boil Water

Beverly Vaughan Family Treasures First, you fill your teakettle full of water. Set it on the stove. Turn the stove eye on under it. Then you pick up a good book, lie down on the couch and start reading. By the time the tea kettle whistles, you forget what you boiled the water for -- … Continue reading How To Boil Water


How To Brown Flour

Jeanette Price VaughanFamily Treasures Spread about 3 cups flour in a baking pan and cook in a 350 oven for 25-30 minutes, stirring with a fork about every 10 minutes. May need to cook a little longer to get it as brown as you want it. Store in a jar. Makes gravy making easier.

Microwave Roux

Jeanette Price Vaughan Family Treasures 2/3 cup vegetable oil2/3 cup flour Mix oil and flour in a 1 quart measuring bow. Microware uncovered on high for 6 minutes. Stir. Cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute longer or until it browns.

Chili Sauce

Mable Price Robison Family Treasures 4 quarts ripe tomatoes, chopped and peeled1 cup sweet green pepper's chopped3 Tbsp salt1 Tbsp white mustard seed1 tsp allspice2 cup onions, chopped1 cup sweet red peppers, chopped1 small hot red pepper1/2 cup sugar1 tsp cinnamon2 1/2 cup vinegar Combine vegetables, salt and sugar. Cook until mixture thickens, then add … Continue reading Chili Sauce

Tea Cakes

Jeanette Price VaughanFamily Treasures 2 sticks margarine3/4 cup Wesson® oil1 tsp vanilla1 tsp soda1 tsp salt1 3/4 cup sugar2 large eggs4 cup plain flour1 tsp cream of tartar Cream margarine and sugar. Add eggs and oil. Add vanilla and mix well. Mix the dry ingredients together and add to the creamed mixture. I sometimes add … Continue reading Tea Cakes

Evelyn Little’s Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

Jeanette Price VaughanFamily Treasures 1 3/4 cup sifted cake flour1/2 tsp salt1/2 cup Crisco® shortening1/2 cup milk1 tsp vanilla36 marshmallows, cut in half1/2 tsp soda1/2 cup cocoa1 cup sugar1 egg1/2 cup chopped pecans Sift flour, measure, sift again with salt, soda, and cocoa. Cream shortening, add sugar, blending thoroughly. Add egg and beat well. Add … Continue reading Evelyn Little’s Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies