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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Tuna Fish-Potatoe Chip Casserole for 50?

This is from the back of a metal recipe box along with other recipes from “Mother.” I find this a lot – the owner of the box has hers organized, then a bunch from their parent or another relative in … Continue reading

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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Mamie’s Chocolate Fudge

This has an interesting assortment of ingredients. I’m pretty sure “1 tall can milk” is evaporated fudge, as it shows up in a lot of the classic Never Fail or Five Minute Fudge recipes. 4 1/2 C. sugar 1/2# butter … Continue reading

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Asparagus-Egg Salad and Jelly Muffins

Here are a few more fabulous finds from the Better Homes and Gardens Meals in Minutes. I was intrigued by the eggs on top of asparagus dish to the left in the photo. How would you serve that so folks … Continue reading

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Peachy Recipes: Lightning Lunch and Peach Petal Pie

I have a couple more recipes from the Better Homes and Gardens Meals in Minutes. The first is not one I’d want to eat, but the second sounds like an interesting twist on a pie. Lightning Lunch 1 12-oz. can … Continue reading

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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Breakfast Pudding

This is an interesting one from one of my boxes of handwritten recipes. Some of the instructions are kind of mysterious… Breakfast Pudding 1 lb. sausage cooked and drained 6 slices of bread or toast broken (I don’t know what … Continue reading

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Sunny Jello Drink

I am getting ready this morning to head to the Des Plaines Public Library to do a workshop on Cookbook and Crafting Readers Advisory. I had so much fun collecting information on modern cookbook and craft trends, though many of … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Shamrock Pie

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s the high green holiday for my family, and this year we are hosting the dinner. I already made my Lime Ribbon Delight and the Mushy Cookie Puddings, dyed green. I’ll take photos as there’s a … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread and Irish Coffee

These recipes from this 1978 title remind me of my Grandma Curtin. She made her soda bread from scratch, but we have no recipe. She did leave a recipe for Irish Coffee, and it is like this one, but she … Continue reading

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