Noodles Alfredo

This is a simple recipe for Alfredo sauce. I use gruyere sometimes if I don’t have Swiss cheese on hand. It’s surprisingly easy. If you ever thought home made Fettuccine Alfredo was out of reach, think again. While this recipe does not have you incorporate the cheese in the sauce pan, that is very easy … Continue reading

Cheese Balls

I feel like this is something good for a party and served with crackers. In the 1970s and 80s, cheese balls were a popular thing at parties – both cocktail parties and casual gatherings. These days you don’t see them as often (maybe for the best?), in favor of a cheese board with a variety … Continue reading

Baked Beans

Here’s a bit of a mystery – a baked beans recipe with no beans in it.I suggest from the small quantities that this is for a standard can of beans (15 oz) or possibly a 33 oz can. I remember seeing some recipes that said things like “1 #10 can…” A long while ago my … Continue reading

Catsup?

Here’s an unnamed recipe for what I think might be catsup. Or possible a sauce of some kind. It’s written on the back of scrap paper from a letter or manual that came out of Boeing in Long Beach. ┬áReuse, recycle, after all! If you know what this is, please share in the comments. Catsup? … Continue reading

Philly Frosting

I make a frosting similar to this but with more cream cheese and no milk. This would be nice on any of the spice cakes you make this holiday season. when making frosting with powdered sugar, I recommend adding the sugar a little at a time to prevent the billowing of the fine particles, or … Continue reading

Devils Food Cake

Devils food is usually a moist and delicious chocolate cake. This recipe follows the “new” method espoused in the 1950s for sifting dry, then adding wet ingredients. I have several other devils food cake recipes posted on the site. You can find them by searching, or just browse the “cake” category, although that would probably … Continue reading

Bran Date & Nut Muffins

Third in a series of bran muffins, today we have Bran Date & Nut muffins. These muffins are intended to be “mini muffins” with the direction to bake them in a gem pan. Gem pans can be configured in a variety of arrangements but they are usually intended to make a dozen or two dozen … Continue reading