Guacamole Ring

As a native Californian, I eat avocados and guacamole all the time. People get really testy about their method of preparing guacamole, but I have never EVER seen it made in a ring. This is another Jello monstrosity and I am feeling attacked! I kid, of course, but who would put gelatin in guac??? Guacamole … Continue reading

Almond Whipped Cream Topping

Recently, my husband bought us a new scanner. It has the ability to quickly scan photos and papers at high quality, plus it organizes as it scans. Basically, this has saved me. Earlier in 2020 I bought a large inventory of recipes, but it was daunting to scan them. My previous method was on a … Continue reading

Jewel Toned Fruitcake

I do love fruit cake, myself. I know it has a bad rep, but give it a try sometime. You might find you like it. Jewel Toned Fruitcake 2 cups dried apricots (8 oz) 2 cups pitted dates (8 oz) 1 cup drained red & green maraschino cherries 1 1/2 cup Brazil nuts (3/4 lb) … Continue reading

White Bread (5-6 loaves)

It’s good to have a basic white bread recipe, although I don’t know if this would make something more like a rustic loaf, or closer to Wonder Bread. It goes without saying that you would combine the various ingredients and blend well, then knead it until it is smooth before setting it out to rise … Continue reading

Regal Peach Pie

This recipe card is really messy – not because it has spills or stains on it, but because the author of the card was clearly disorganized. They could have gone onto the back of the card to write out the instructions, but instead crammed them on the front. She also indicated “over” at one point, … Continue reading