Passover Mondel Bread

Alternately spelled “mandel,” this recipe is for a traditional cookie also called Mandelbrot. Mandel bread is a Jewish baked good similar to biscotti in its crunchy consistency. They were popular with Askenazi Jews and rabbis in Eastern Europe due to it being durable and long lasting. There are variations including cinnamon, chocolate chips and nuts. … Continue reading

Good Neighbor Wheat Bread

Coming to you from First National Bank (a good neighbor), here’s a 7 ingredient wheat bread. I freely admit I’m not much of a bread maker, this does seem fairly straightforward. The instructions are clear and include approximate times for the steps. Good Neighbor Wheat Bread 4 c whole wheat flour 2 c in bleached … Continue reading

Macaroni & Cheese Italia

The handwriting on this card is very different from the cursive on several others, so I’m guessing it was written out by a friend and shared. People used to do that sort of thing. Now we just email or text the recipes to our friends and no one knows how bad our writing is! This … Continue reading

Pineapple Philly Pie

This could be a sweet and creamy, cheesecake-y type dessert. I don’t usually go for pineapple myself, but this could be really good. I think the cream cheese would soften the sharpness of the pineapple and be a really nice balance. Pineapple Philly Pie 1/3 c sugar 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 c crushed pineapple (do … Continue reading

Lemon Cream Cake (Mrs Marin)

Here is an example of a cake that is actually a pie. The delineation of cakes and pies really solidified in the 19th century, as prior to that cake, pie and pudding were all somewhat interchangeable. Remember the Boston Cream Pie that is baked in cake pans, the Fig Pudding that is boiled and resembles … Continue reading