Author: Melindark

Green Salsa

Miss Alva’s Green Salsa Ingredients:5 Green tomatoes1/2 onion2 whole garlic heads16-25 jalapeno peppersCilantroSalt Directions:Boil jalapenos, save the water. Run thru food processor, add cilantro and a little reserved water and salt.Process tomatoes, onion and garlic to desired size, blend all together....

Lemon Icing

Ingredients:2 cups powdered sugarLemon juice Directions:Put powdered sugar in a bowl and add lemon juice, a little a time, stirring until mixture is thick but will still run down the sides of cake. This is the perfect icing for Duncan Hines Lemon Pound Cake recipe OR your own homemade...

Hamburger Soup

Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef1 chopped onion3 small cans tomato paste2.5 quarts water3 cups frozen, cut okra3 cups frozen, mixed vegetables1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce7 beef bullion cubesGarlic powder, salt, black pepper, Tony’s seasoning-all to taste*Add in: elbow macaroni, cooked rice or diced potatoes Directions: Brown hamburger with onion...

Cheeseburger Mac-n-Cheese

Normally I’m not a fan of boxed Mac-n-Cheese, not even the blue box, but Best Choice Thick ‘n Creamy Macaroni & Cheese makes a fabulous Cheeseburger Macaroni! This recipe may be used with homemade mac and cheese or any other brand that you like; I’m just really thrilled with...

Chewy Brownies

When you think of “chewy brownies’, do you also think “fudgy, chewy brownies”? The best fudgy, chewy brownies are made with Hershey’s Natural Unsweetened Cocoa. Of course, other brands are good, but I am partial to Hershey’s....

Zesty Italian Dressing

In the midst of starting my first greenhouse I learned that one thing I can grow well is sweet basil. Now on to the rest of the herbs!As soon as I have my ingredients ready I will post the recipe for zesty Italian dressing. If I had to pick...

Cole Slaw

Ingredients: Green cabbage – bagged, pre-cut cole slaw is okayCarrotsMayonnaiseSugarLemon juice or apple cider vinegar Directions: Cut cabbage and to your preferred size. I use a countertop chopper, which gets the pieces as tiny as Kentucky style.Dump into a large bowl. In a smaller bowl, blend mayo, sugar and...

Italian Beef

In my wonderful, ole slow cooker, this almost 4 pound roast became Italian beef after a few spices and several hours on low. This batch had Hot Peperoncino rings and it was a HIT! In slow cooker, with amounts that suit YOUR taste-buds:Beef RoastKraft Zesty Italian Salad Dressing, or...

Fried Green Tomatoes

Ingredients:4 large green tomatoes, washed and sliced (1/2″ thick or so)2 eggs1/2 cup milk1 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup cornmeal1/2 cup bread crumbs2 teaspoons salt1/4 teaspoon black peppervegetable oil for frying Directions: Whisk eggs and milk together in a medium-size bowl. Scoop flour onto a plate. Mix cornmeal, bread crumbs...

Au Gratin Potatoes

Ingredients: 6 large potatoes (“Gold Potatoes” work especially well with this recipe) 1 large onion 2 cups milk 1 1/2 cups coarsely grated cheese (medium cheddar, jack, etc) 3 Tblsp butter Salt & Pepper Parsley Directions: Peel and slice potatoes 1/8″ thick. Soak in very salty ice water (or...
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