Garden Supper Casserole

I meant to have this posted last week, but item is an enemy some days. This recipe isn’t appealing to me – there are a whole lot of peas and tomatoes in it and those two are not on my list of “approved” veggies. It sounds like a meat & veg casserole. I love the … Continue reading

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I took a quick break for the holidays and I hope you all did too! Today let’s look at one of the quintessential mid century cakes – pineapple upside down cake. There are a few different types of upside down cakes, but the method of putting the fruit topping into the pan first and topping … Continue reading

Dill Cucumber Pickles

Our next recipe is also for pickles – the dill variety. The recipe seems almost too simple – anyone have an opinion if it really is this easy? Dill Cucumber Pickles For six quarts of cucumbers, wash and place cucumbers in glass with plenty of dill. Make a liquid of one quart of vinegar, two … Continue reading

Buttermilk Fruit Salad (Mary C)

This sounds like a creamy, fruity salad that we used to call Ambrosia. My mom would freeze it in round containers and then maybe slice it? It’s the sort of “fruit salad” found at backyard cookouts throughout the 70s. P.S. Happy 57th anniversary to my parents and Happy Birthday to my mother-in-law! Buttermilk Fruit Salad … Continue reading

Sweetened Condensed Milk

If you find yourself in a bind, or the grocery is sold out of Eagle Brand, here is a recipe for sweetened condensed milk. I’ve not tried it, although it’s one of those “good to have in the back pocket” kind of recipes. Sweetened Condensed Milk (Bingham Collection) 1/2 c warm water 1 c 2 … Continue reading