1: Our favorite recipes from our families over the years.
2: Mom | Ryan | 1 box of pasta 5 green onions 1 container of grape tomatoes 1 cucumber 1 can sliced black olives 1/4 package of sliced pepperoni 1 bottle of Zesty Kraft Italian dressing Boil pasta, drain, and run under cold water. Slice all vegetables. Mix all together. Add 1/2 bottle of dressing. Chill over night. Add remaining dressing before serving | 15 min | 10 | Pasta Salad
3: "All happiness depends on a leisurely snack." ~John Gunther | 1 package of frozen meatballs (2lbs) 1 cup grape jelly 2 jars Heinz chili sauce or cocktail sauce | 15 | 5 min | Sweet n Sour Meatballs | Mom | Ryan | Heat jelly and sauce in pan until melted - Add meatballs
4: Taco Tortilla Roll Ups | Mom | 8 oz Cream cheese 1lb taco meat 1 pkg of taco seasoning 1/2 cup salsa 4 Tbsp mayo 1 1/2 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese 1 package of 7'' tortilla soft wraps Mix all ingredients together. Spread mixture on tortillas, roll up tight. Wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 4 hours. Slice up | Ryan | 20 min | 20
5: Mom | Ryan | Baked Calico Beans | 1 lb hamburger 1/2 lb bacon 1/2 onion Cook above items together 1 can dark red kidney beans 1 can butter beans 2 cans pork and beans 1/2 cup ketchup 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 Tbsp Vinegar 1 Tbsp mustard | Mix together and cook | 350 | 1 hour
6: Marshmallow Salad | Mom | Adam | 1 can cherry pie filling 1 can drained pineapple chunk 1 large cool-whip container 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 bag of mini marshmallows Mix together and refrigerate! | 10 min | 15
7: 2 eggs 2 sticks of butter 2 cups powder sugar Beat together until smooth and fluffy. Spread on top of crust On top of the filling put in order: 3-4 thinly sliced bananas 1 20oz can of pineapple. - Drain well! Sliced fresh strawberries Sprinkle with coconut 12-14 oz cool whip drizzle with Hershey syrup Sprinkle pecans on top | 1 stick of butter 2 cup crushed grahm crackers Mix and press on bottom of 13x9 | Banana Split Dessert
8: Buffalo Chicken Dip | Mom | Ryan | 1 brick of cream cheese 1/2 cup Franks Red Hot Sauce 1/2 cup Ranch dressing 2 frozen chicken breasts. Boil chicken breasts. Heat cream cheese and sauces until smooth. Shred chicken with 2 forks. Mix together. | 10 min | 10
9: "When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste." ~Laiko Bahrs | Mom | Ryan | 2 bricks of cream cheese 1 bottle of medium taco sauce Mix with mixer until smooth. Spread on a 13x9 pan. | 10 min | Top with lettuce, tomato, onion, and shredded cheese. | Taco Dip | 10
10: Cheesy Potatoes | Mom | Adam | 1 package of hash browns 1/4 cup butter 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 2 cups sour cream 1 tbsp onion power salt and pepper to taste | 350 | 45 min covered. 15min uncovered | Mix together. Top with Frosted Flakes if desired | Optional: Frosted Flakes
11: Baked Corn | Adam | Mom | 1 can whole corn 1 can cream corn 4 eggs 1/2 cup margarine 8 oz sour cream 1 jiffy corn mix Mix together in 13x9 pan. | 350 | 50-60 | 10
12: 8 quarts tomatoes diced 4 cups diced onions 4 cups diced green peppers 1/4 cup canning salt 4 12oz cans tomato paste 1 cup apple cider vinegar 6 jalapeno peppers diced 6 cayenne peppers diced 3 habanaro peppers diced 3 pkg's Schillings taco sauce seasoning mix Mix together. Makes 12-16 jars | Susie | Adam | Susies Salsa
13: "There is no love sincerer than the love of food." ~George Bernard Shaw | Grandma | Adam | 8 apples 2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup flour 1 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup butter Pilsbury Pie Crust Place pie crust in tin. Fill with apples and sprinkle ingredients on top. Place pie crust on top and slit. | 350 | 40-50 | Apple Pie
14: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 cups flour 1Tbsp molasses 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 tsp baking powder 30-40 lifesavers | Cream butter and sugar together. Add molasses and vanilla Add egg Add flour, salt, and baking powder Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for 4 hours. Lay down wax paper and cut out shapes with cookie cutters. Sprinkle crushed candy in the holes. Bake 375 for 9-10 minutes | Stain Glass Cookies
15: Grandma | Adam | 4 apples 1/2 cup Brown Sugar 1 Tbsp cinnamon 1-3 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup flour In a 9'' square pan place cut apples and sprinkle cinnamon. | 350 | 40-50 | Apple Crisp | Mix sugar, butter, and flour together and spread over apples.
16: Molasses Cookies | Grandma | Adam | 1 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs 2 cups sugar 5 cups flour 1 cup molasses 1/2 tsp ground cloves 1/2 tsp ginger 2 tsp cinnamon 4 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt | Mix all ingredients together; flour last. | 10 min | 350
17: Ryan | 1 cup butter 1 tsp baking soda 2 cups brown sugar 1 tsp salt 3 1/2 cups flour 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups chopped gumdrops | Mix together. Chill for 1 hour. | 10-12 | 400 | 5 dozen
18: 2lb Xtra Lean Meat 1/2 tsp Onion Salt 2Tbsp Worchester Sauce 1Tbsp Liquid Smoke 1/2 cup Soy Sauce 1/2 tsp Cracked Red Pepper 1/2 tsp Garlic Salt 1Tbsp Black Pepper Mix all items together. Let stand for 5 hours. Take softball size mound and press between wax paper. Roll to 1/8 thick. Slice into chunks and fill dehydrator. Dehydrate for 8-10 hours. | Mom | Ryan | Beef Jerky
19: Chili | 2 cups chopped onion 1 cup chopped green pepper 1/4 cup olive oil (2) 35 oz cans stewed tomatoes, crushed (2) 15 oz cans kidney beans, drained 2 Tbsp tomato paste 3/4 cup chicken stock 2 Tbsp chili powder - 4 if hot 1 Tbsp ground cumin 1 Tbsp hot red pepper flakes 1 tsp dried oregano 1 Tbsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 4 garlic cloves 3-4 cups turkey or ground beef Mix all together in crock pot and heat on low for 6-8 hours
20: Christmas Wreath Cookies 1 bag of marshmallows 1 stick butter 1 tsp vanilla Green food coloring 4 cups corn flakes Red hots Melt butter slowly. Add marshmallows to butter. Add vanilla and food color. Shape on wax paper and add red hots.
21: Chocolate Covered Pretzels | 1 bag of pretzels 1 package of semi-sweet morsels Microwave in a microwave proof dish for 3-4 minutes on 50% power. Stir until smooth. Dip Pretzels with form and put on max paper. Refrigerate uncovered until firm.