|Sugar Candy Treats History of Candy Candy History Part Deux Crispies,
Celebrities Favorite's Weird Candy Trivia. Growing Candy.
Angels and Devils.
Beef Dinners and Steaks
Breads, Muffins, and Rolls
Carry In Dishes
Cheese & Chocolate Cakes
Chicken, Poultry Dishes
Cobbler & Crisp Recipes
Dips and Party Mix Recipes
Fish, Shrimps, & other Swimmers
Gravy - Gravies
Ice Cream Recipes
Lunch Box Sandwich Spreads
Marshmallow Creme Recipes
Pancakes, Hotcakes, BuckWheats and Syrups
Pickles and Picklers
Porkchops, Piggies, and other Oinkers
Soups and Chowders
Vintage Recipe Books
|Summertime in my family meant one thing.....homemade jams, jellies,
There were many farms around our town where you could go pick your
own. This included lots of home grown blackberries, strawberries,
grapes, and other fruits. We had a large yard, as did each and every
relative, right down to the almost non relatives, the sixth cousins. Small
towns were like that back then. Everyone had a garden and everyone
My mom made homemade jams, jellies, and marmalades till we ran out
of storage space I couldn't understand the appeal of all that work when
you could walk right into Big Bear or Super Duper and pick a jar off the
shelf. Now, I understand.
Looking back on it all...... my mom, standing there, sunbeams streaming
through the kitchen windows, apron tied around her waist, humming
softly as she mixed, measured and stirred. She was happy........now, I
|Makes 6 medium jars of jelly.
Freezer Grape Jelly
Wash and sterilize jars.
Measure two cups grape juice
Add four cups of sugar to the juice and mix well.
Mix two Tablespoons of water with 1/2 bottle certo in a small bowl. Mix well.
Add certo mixture to juice mixture and stir continuously for 3 minutes. A few sugar crystals will remain
Pour quickly into clear sterile jars. Cover immediately.
Allow to sit for 24 hours at room temperature.
Store in freezer or refrigerator.
Keep 3 months in freezer
Keeps 3 weeks in a refrigerator.
(recipe was written pencil by the owner of the index card)
|Red Pepper Jam Recipe by Beulah Cleveland
Red pepper jam can be used in cabbage salad, or a teaspoon full can be placed in half a pear and
topped with salad dressing.
Red Pepper Jam Recipe
Wash and clean seeds from 6 red peppers. Put through food chopper, sprinkle with salt and let stand
3 hours. Add 1 1/2 cup sugar and 1 cup vinegar. Boil until thick. Pour into glasses and cover with
paraffin. It should be bright red in color.
|Old Fashioned Jelly Roll
3/4 cup of sifted cake flour
3/4 teaspoon of baking powder
1/4 teaspoon of salt
4 eggs, room temperature
3/4 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 cup of tart red jelly
Sift flour once and measure. Combine baking powder, salt and eggs in
bowl. Beat with rotary beater, adding sugar gradually until mixture becomes
thick and light colored. Gradually fold in flour, then the vanilla. Turn into 15
x 10 inch pan which has been lined with paper, then greased. Bake in hot
oven, 400 degrees, 13 minutes.
Turn the cake out on cloth or towel, dusted with powder sugar. Quickly
remove paper and cut off crisp edges of cake. Roll cake, rolling cloth up in
cake. Let cool about 10 minutes. Unroll, spread cake with jelly and roll
again, without rolling cloth up in cake. Wrap in cloth. Place on cake rack to
|Quick Apple Butter
Recipe came from a recipe box of Lillian McGee
1 cup cinnamon drops, candy
1 tablespoon strawberry kool aid
14 pints of apple sauce, rubbed through a seive
7 pints white sugar
Mix all the above ingredients and bring to a boiling point.
Continue cooking 40 to 60 minutes. For final seasoning add
a few drops of cinnamon oil. Cook on top of stove in a big
|Quick Apple Butter
Recipe belongs to Mrs. Williams
9 cups of apples, run through a press
6 cups of sugar
1/2 cup of cinnamon drop candy
1/2 cup of vinegar
Cook 20 minutes after stating to boil. Seal while hot.
|Sometime a photo gets
lost in time, here they
find a new life and a
Never lost and never
alone, somewhere back
|Read, "The Story of the Missing
Cookie Jar" by PenVampyre. A
delightful little Christmas story with
mouthwatering recipes for the most
wonderful time of the year!
Read "Santa and the Magic Key". An
entertaining story for the holidays, plus
recipes for your Christmas. A story by
Read "Easter and Where NOT to Hide
Eggs" Memories of Easters past and a
few vintage recipes.
Logan's Halloween Story -The original
story won first place in sixth-eighth
grade division of Southeastern Middle
School, 2005 by Logan Lyon
Food and Genealogy. A story By
Robin L. Wallace. Our lives, our
families, our very history's are defined
by the foods we eat.
Family Reunion Recipes.
"The Fourth of July and Other
(With Apologies to Jean Shepherd)
By Robin L. Wallace
A short story by Suellen Fry.
Memories of my father and his version
Memorial Day Recipes - "For me,
Memorial Day was the day when we
went out where relatives were buried in
the tiny, local cemeteries and
thoroughly cleaned up each gravesite,
carrying away branches that may have
fallen in the winter.................."
Grandma Irwin's Story of Courage and
Swit Tater Biskits Recipe