Squash Rolls / Apple Muffins

This might seem like a strange combination – squash rolls and apple muffins. I think these were recipes jotted in a small notebook for the cook to keep handy. The recipe on the back is Pancakes (My Recipe). Perhaps these were popular recipes in this family. There is very limited instruction, probably because the cook … 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

Banana Pineapple Jam

This recipe for Banana Pineapple Jam was actually written down twice in this collection. The content of the cards is identical, so I don’t plan to post the other one separately. Note that Certo is fruit pectin, an additive that helps jams and jellies to gel nicely. Be careful when searching for this product because … Continue reading

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

Beef & Grits Casserole

I think this one is going to be a hard no for me. I’m not a huge fan of grits to start with. What is your experience – do you love them or leave them? Beef & Grits Casserole 1 recipe Jim Dandy Grits for 6 servings 2 eggs well beaten 1 1/2 pounds of … Continue reading