Nut rolls, revisited

Just sorting through recipe cards, I came across another card for Nut Rolls. The various cards all appear to be in the same handwriting, so perhaps the lady liked them, lost the recipe/wrote it out again, found it, on and on. 6-8 Nut rolls 8 cups flour 1 1/2 cups or 2 sugar 1 lb … Continue reading

Pear Salad

  I mentioned recently that pears are getting close to harvest, so here is another pear recipe. I am in the dark as to what “cheese dressing” may be. This doesn’t actually sound very good to me. Pear Salad Pare pears, cut in halves, remove cores & fill hollows from which cores were removed with … Continue reading

Pecan Tassies

I had to look up what a tassie is because I had never heard of it, and they sound really wonderful! The tassie is actually a little tart with a soft or gooey filling, and can be made with nuts, lemon, cherry, or other fillings. They look a bit like mini quiches once finished. I … Continue reading

Russian Teas (cookies)

Mmmm, I love these cookies! They are the type you find on a plate at the back of the table at a cocktail party, and the first cookies gone from that plate. They are popular at Christmas time because they look a bit like snowballs. The Russian Tea cookie (or cake) became popular in the … Continue reading

Brandied Fruit

This is a progressive recipe, in that you make it over several weeks. I imagine that you would need quite a large jar to accommodate adding the fruit over time. The recipe also says to not refrigerate this, but I would at the bare minimum keep it stored in a cool place, like my garage … Continue reading