Lansdowne Lady
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Lansdowne Lady

Equipment: measuring cups, measuring spoons, shaker Ingredients: 8 ounce broken ice 2 tablespoon gin 2 tablespoon orange squash 1/4 cup dry sherry cocktail cherries Directions: Shake the ingredients well with the ice, strain into glasses and serve with a cherry.

Shrimp Salad
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Shrimp Salad

Equipment: measuring cups, measuring spoons, stove, egg beater, knife Ingredients: 1 can tomato soup 1/2 pound Philadelphia cream cheese 1/4 cup onions, chopped fine 1/2 cup green peppers, chopped fine 3/4 cup celery, chopped fine 2 tablespoon Knox gelatin, dissolved in 1/2 cup cold water 1 cup mayonnaise 1 pound fresh shrimp Directions: Split shrimp…

Tuscan Salad

Tuscan Salad

Yield: 3 – 4 servingsEquipment: oven, measuring spoons, baking tray, grill, knife, bowl Ingredients: 1 ciabatta, loaf 1 teaspoon fennel, seeds sprigs of oregano, fresh or dried 1 tablespoon small capers fresh basil 6 jarred red peppers 3 cloves garlic 4 vines cherry tomatoes red wine vinegar Directions: Tear the ciabatta into small 2cm pieces….

Simple Vegetable Soup
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Simple Vegetable Soup

Equipment: measuring spoons, knife, stove, pot Ingredients: carrots onions turnips 1 -2 celery, roots sweet herbs 1/4 pound butter, or drippings 1 teaspoon sugar 2 quart water Directions: Wash the equal quantities of onions, carrots, and turnips well, and cut up into stew-pan with the butter and sugar. Stir them over the fire for ten…

Ox-Tail Soup

Ox-Tail Soup

Equipment: knife, measuring cups, stew-pot, stove, sieve Ingredients: 2 ox-tails 2 slices ham 1 ounce butter 3 carrots 2 turnips 3 onions 1 head celery 1 bunch savory herbs 4 clove 3 lumps sugar 2 tablespoon mushroom ketchup 1/4 pint beer 3 quart water Directions: Cut up the tails, separating them at the joints, wash…

Beet and Apple Salad

Beet and Apple Salad

Equipment: measuring cups, measuring spoons, knife Ingredients 2 cup apples, diced 2 hard boiled eggs 2 cup cooked beets, diced 1/2 cup salad dressing 1/4 cup chopped nuts parsley Directions Mix the apples, beets, and chopped eggs. Add salad dressing (see grandma’s salad dressing, recommended for this recipe). Mix and garnish with chopped nuts and…

Healthy Banana Bread

Healthy Banana Bread

Ingredients (makes 18 servings): 2 1/4 c All-purpose flour 2/3 c Honey-crunch wheat germ 1/2 c Oats, uncooked 1/4 c Brown Sugar, packed 1 tb Baking powder 1/2 ts Salt 1/4 ts Baking Soda 10 tb Light Corn Oil Spread (1-1/2 Sticks) 1 1/2 c Mashed Bananas, about 3 med 6 oz Can frozen apple-juice…