Spiced Tea

Elizabeth P. Smith 1/2 cup instant tea with lemon mix1 cup sugar1 1/2 tsp cloves1 cup instant orange drink mix (Tang)1 1/2 tsp cinnamon Mix together, put in an airtight container. Just add boiling water to any strength you want for a cup of spiced tea.

Watermelon Punch

Union Parish 4-H Club 2 package lemonade mix, powdered10 cup watermelon juice1 cup cold water1 cup Hawaiian punch, concentrate1 package strawberry Jello, dissolved in 1 cup boiling water Mix all ingredients together. This makes 1 gallon of punch.

Pink Punch

Dot Bass 2 package strawberry jello (3 oz)2 small cans frozen orange juice1 (No 2) can pineapple juice1 package strawberry or raspberry Kool-Aid®1 small can frozen lemonade Water as per instructions on packages and cans of frozen juice - 1 quart ginger ale per gallon punch, added at serving time. Lime may be used for … Continue reading Pink Punch


Golden Punch

Juel Downs 1 package orange Jello®1 (No. 3) can pineapple juice1 can apricot nectar or equal amounts of peach juice or juice drained from fruit cocktail1 large package lemonade mix1 small frozen lemon concentrate Dissolve jello in 2 cups boiling water and mix with remaining ingredients. Add water to make 1 gallon. Chill and serve … Continue reading Golden Punch

Tomato Juice Cocktail

Mary John Baughman 1 large can tomato juice Pour into container, add couple dashes Worcestershire sauce, few slurps (right out of bottle) of concentrated lemon juice, couple dashs hot pepper sauce, teaspoon sugar and few shakes onion salt. Add 1 1/2 cups water and shake.

Roasted Pecans

Orene B. Hill Place half pecans in baking pan covered with Wesson® oil, sprinkle with seasoning salt (lemon and pepper and/or Lawry's Seasoning®) and paprika, shake well, being sure that the pecans are covered with the seasoning and oil, place in oven at 200° and cook until brown, or 1 hour.

Popcorn Balls

Bettye S. Auger 2 1/2 quart popped corn1 cup sugar1/2 cup water1/4 cup light corn syrup1/2 tsp salt1 tsp vinegar1/2 tsp vanilla extract Pour popped corn into large buttered bowl. Combine sugar, corn syrup, slat and water and vinegar in 1 1/2 quart saucepan. Cover, bring to a boil, boil briskly for 3 minutes. Uncover … Continue reading Popcorn Balls

Cracker Jacks

Joyce D. Rabun 20 cup popped corn (about 1 cup unpopped)2 cup light brown sugar2 sticks oleo1/2 cup white Karo syrup1/2 tsp. salt1 tsp vanilla1/2 tsp soda2 cups peanuts, salted Bring to slow boil; sugar, Karo syrup, oleo and boil slowly for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add soda, vanilla and salt. Pour syrup mixture … Continue reading Cracker Jacks