Five Flavor Pound Cake

Polly Dumas, FHS; Velma Bean, MHS 2 sticks margarine1/2 cup shortening3 cup sugar1 cup milk1 tsp coconut extract1 tsp rum extract1 tsp butter extract1 tsp lemon extract1 tsp vanilla extract5 eggs, well beaten3 cups flour1/2 tsp baking powder Mix margarine, shortening and sugar together. Blend until creamy. Add eggs and beat. Mix flour and baking … Continue reading Five Flavor Pound Cake

French Fried Okra

Polly Dumas, FHS 1 lb okra1 1/2 cup buttermilkVegetable oil1/2 tsp salt2 cup self-rising flour Wash okra. Drain well. Cut okra into 1 inch slices. Sprinkle with salt. Add buttermilk; stir until well coated. Let stand for 15 minutes; drain and dredge in flour. Deep-fry until golden brown. Serves 6.

Squash Dressing

Polly Dumas, FHS 1/2 cup chopped onion1/2 green pepper, chopped1/2 cup chopped celery1/2 cup butter5 cups crumbled corn bread2 cup milk1 (10 3/4 oz) can cream of chicken soup (undiluted)3 cups chopped cooked yellow squash, drained1 tsp salt1/4 tsp pepper Sauté onion, pepper and celery butter until tender. Add to corn bread and stir well. … Continue reading Squash Dressing

Corn Casserole

Polly Dumas, FHS; Audrey Simpson, Downsville 2 cans cream style corn2 eggs, well beaten1 cup corn bread mix1 or 2 jalapeno peppers1 medium onion, chopped1/2 cup waterSalt, pepper and sugar to taste In 2 quart size baking dish, melt 1 stick oleo. Mix all ingredients and pour in buttered dish. Spoon melted butter over this … Continue reading Corn Casserole

Cranberry Butter

Polly Dumas, FHS 2 sticks butter3 cup confectioners sugarJuice of 1/2 lemon2 cup cranberries, washed, picked over and very carefully dried (never frozen) Combine all ingredients in food processor using steel blade. Turn into serving bowls or jelly jars. Yields 3 (8 ounce) jars.


Polly Dumas, FHS 1 1/2 lb peeled and deveined shrimp1 stick butter (not margarine)3/4 cup chopped green onions1 tsp garlic powder1/2 tsp pepperJuice of 2 lemonsPaprika Melt butter in saucepan. Add lemon and onions. Cook over low heat until onions are tender. Add garlic and pepper. Sprinkle shrimp with paprika and arrange in a shallow … Continue reading Scampi

Cocktail Sausage

Polly Dumas, FHS 3 lb beef wieners3 cup brown sugar1 cup bourbon1 cup ketchup1/2 cup Cattleman's® barbeque sauce Cut wieners into bite-size pieces. Mix all ingredients together and simmer 3 hours in electric skillet or crock pot.