Boston Brown Bread (Eilene Williams)

Boston Brown Bread is one of those foods I have always known about, but really didn’t know much information about. I remember my mother having it in the house and I even had to buy it one time for her at the grocery store, but beyond that, I have no memory of what it tastes … Continue reading

Ripe Cucumber Pickles (for yellow cucumbers)

You might think to yourself “why would you need to note that the cucumbers should be ripe” when you first glance at this recipe card. Honestly, I have only made sweet pickles and have never processed them to be stored in the pantry; I freely admit my lack of knowledge in most things pickling. But, … Continue reading

Orange Swizzles

I bet this was fun at kids birthday parties. Maybe a bit like Orangina? It could also be good at adult birthday parties with the addition of vodka. Orange Swizzles 1 can (12 oz) frozen Florida Orange Juice Concentrate Orange half slices Maraschino cherries 1 qt ginger ale Reconstitute orange juice w/ ginger ale. Pour … Continue reading

Muffins

Now we have learned how to make our own homemade Bisquick, you need a recipe to test it! This is a base muffin recipe – you just add your preferred fruit. It would likely be nice with some cinnamon & apple, or blueberries, raspberries, etc. Muffins (Bisquick basic recipe) 2 cups Bisquick 2 T sugar … Continue reading

Homemade Bisquick

If you ever thought in a moment of frugality that you could make something just as easily as buy it (and often at less expense) then you might like to try this recipe for homemade Bisquick. Bisquick is a baking base mix that has numerous uses for pastry, biscuits, pies, cobblers and more. We use … Continue reading