S: Hundelt/Lindenberg Family Favorites
FC: Hundelt/Lindenberg Family Favorites | What's Cookin'
1: Bon Appetit! | Dear Pierce and Anna, Here is a collection of special recipes - including some of our family favorites and some of the favorites that your Dad and I grew up enjoying! I hope you enjoy and treasure this book. I love you so much! `Mom
2: Ingredients 9 - 12 slices of bread, cubed 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 1 tsp powdered mustard salt and pepper, to taste | Directions Grease 9 X 13 baking dish. Place the cubed bread in the baking dish and sprinkle the cheddar cheese over the bread. Beat together 6 eggs, 1 1/2 cups milk, 1 tsp powdered mustard and salt and pepper. Pour the mixture over the bread and cheese. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. | Breakfast Stratta | Grandma Hundelt used to make this for breakfast on Christmas morning when I was growing up, and I have continued that 'tradition' for our family on some Christmas mornings!.
5: Creamy Four-Cheese Macaroni | Ingredients 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 2/3 cups low-fat milk 3/4 cup (3 oz.) shredded Swiss cheese 1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded Sharp Cheddar cheese 3 oz. light processed cheese (Velveeta Light) 6 cups cooked elbow macaroni (about 3 cups uncooked) 1/4 tsp. salt | Directions Heat oven to 375. Cook the macaroni noodles and set aside. Spoon flour into dry measuring cup, level with knife. Place flour in a large saucepan. Over Medium heat, gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended. Cook until thick (about 8 minutes), stirring constantly. Add cheeses, cook 3 minutes or until cheese melts, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in the macaroni and salt.
6: Latkes are eaten at Hanukkah to commemorate the miracle of the one-day supply of oil that continued to burn for eight days. Your Dad grew up eating Latkes at Hanukkah in Bubbie's house and we try to maintain that tradition by making them for dinner at least one night during Hanukkah. | Ingredients 1 small onion 3 russet potatoes 3 tbsp all-purpose flour 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 tsp. salt dash of pepper 1/2 cup Canola oil for frying, or use cooking spray Makes about 12 pancakes | Directions Coarsely grate the onion and potato using a food processor and place into a large bowl. Stir in the flour, eggs, salt, and pepper. Heat about 1/3 of the oil (or cooking spray) in a large skillet over medium-high heat until very hot. Drop heaping tablespoons of the mixture into the oil and flatten with the back of the spoon. Fry, flipping once or twice, until crisp and brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Repeat until all the latkes are fried, adding more oil or cooking spray as needed. | Classic Potato Latkes
8: Oven-Fried Cornflake Chicken | Ingredients 3 lbs. chicken, cut up 2 eggs, slightly beaten 4 tblsp milk 2 cups cornflake crumbs (crush in a ziplock bag) 2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 5 tsp butter, melted | Directions Preheat oven to 350 F. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Mix the eggs and milk. Add salt and pepper to cornflake crumbs in the ziplock bag. Dip the chicken in the egg and milk mixture, then place in the cornflake crumbs and coat evenly. Place the chicken on a well-greased baking pan. When all the chicken has been coated and placed on the pan, drizzle with the melted butter. Bake uncovered for 1 hour. Makes 4 – 6 servings. This is something we have regularly when visiting at Bubbie's house and it is always a hit with everyone! | A BUBBIE FAVORITE!
10: Ingredients 1 9-inch pie shell, baked 6 eggs, beaten 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1 cup milk 1/2 tsp salt Dash pepper Dash nutmeg | Directions Preheat oven to 350. Sprinkle bacon and cheese in bottom of pie shell. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over the bacon and cheese. Bake uncovered for 35 to 40 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 – 10 minutes before cutting and serving. Makes 8 servings. | Classic Quiche Lorraine | One of Pierce's favorites!
13: Grandma Cookies | Ingredients Dough: 3/4 c oil 3 tsp baking powder 1/4 c water 1/2 t baking soda 2 eggs 1 t salt 1 c sugar 3 1/2 c flour Filling: Apple Butter, cinnamon sugar, raisins and nuts (optional) | Directions Preheat oven to 375. Prepare greased cookie sheet(s) Combine wet ingredients and then add the dry. Let sit for 30 minutes. Roll out and spread with apple butter. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, nuts, and raisins. Roll up, slice, and bake for 12 minutes.
15: Cucidati (Italian Fig Cookies) | Ingredients Filling: 1 lb. dried figs, chopped 1 cup seedless raisins Rind of 1 large orange 1/2 lb. roasted walnuts, chopped (optional) 1 cup of Honey 1/2 cup bourbon whiskey 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp cloves | Directions Preheat oven to 400F. For the filing: Grind or blend figs, raisins, orange rind and nuts. Stir in honey, whiskey, cinnamon and cloves. For the pastry: Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or a fork until the mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Stir in eggs, milk and vanilla. Mix until dough is soft. Form pastry into a ball. Roll on a lightly floured surface to 1/4 inch thick. Cut dough into 4 inch strips. Spread a row of filling 1-inch thick on half of each strip. Fold dough over to cover filling. Press edges together to seal. Cut into 1-inch slices. Repeat until finished. Place cookies on greased baking sheets 1 inch apart. Bake until golden, 15 to 20 minutes. For the icing: Combine the confectioners’ sugar and lemon juice to together in a bowl and mix together until smooth. Drizzle the icing over the cookies after they have cooled slightly and sprinkle them immediately with the multicolored sprinkles. | Pastry: 2 1/2 cups flour, sifted 1/2 cup sugar 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1/4 cup milk 1 tsp vanilla extract | Icing: 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar Juice from 1 lemon Multicolor sprinkles
16: Easy Cake | Ingredients Cake: 1 yellow cake mix 1 package instant vanilla pudding 1 package instant butterscotch pudding 1 cup water 1/2 cup canola oil 4 eggs | Directions Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix cake ingredients together well. Mix topping ingredients together well. Pour half of the cake batter into a greased and floured 9X13 cake pan. Then pour 1/2 of the topping mixture on top. Use a knife to swirl the topping into the cake batter. Pour the remaining cake batter into the pan and add the remaining topping. Swirl again. Bake for 30 – 40 minutes. | Topping: 1 cup light brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional) | This is one of our favorite Bubbie desserts!!
18: Ingredients 1 pound spaghetti noodles 1 (25 oz.) jar of your favorite pasta sauce (Johnny Cascone) 1 1/2 pounds ground beef 1/2 cup bread crumbs, soaked in 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt | Directions Preheat oven to 375F. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook spaghetti, stirring often, until al dente, about 10 minutes. Drain well in a colander. In a large, wide saucepan or deep skillet, heat tomato sauce over low heat while you proceed. While pasta is cooking, combine beef, soaked bread crumbs, cheese, onion, parsley, egg, garlic and salt in a large bowl. Form mixture into balls slightly larger than golf balls. (They will shrink as they cook.) Lay meatballs out on two nonstick or oiled baking sheets and bake in oven until nicely browned, about 10 minutes. Transfer meatballs from oven with tongs and place into simmering sauce to combine. Serve meatballs and sauce on top of spaghetti. | Spaghetti & Meatballs | ANNA's FAVORITE!
21: Fudge Brownies | Ingredients 3/4 c. egg substitute 1/2 c. vegetable oil 2 tsp. vanilla 1 1/2 c. sugar 1 c. flour 1/2 c. cocoa 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt | Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat 8 inch square baking pan with no- stick cooking spray. In large mixing bowl, combine egg substitute, oil, and vanilla. In medium mixing bowl, stir together remaining ingredients. Add dry ingredients to liquid, stirring with spoon until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake in 350 degree oven for 25 to 28 minutes. Cool and cut into 2 inch squares. Make 16 brownies. | Mom says you can substitute the oil with applesauce for a low-fat alternative! | HELPFUL HINT: