Author: Irene Freundorfer

WESTERN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES - Gillian 1 cup shortening 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp baking soda in 2 Tbsp hot water 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 1/2 cups flour 2 cups quick oatmeal 1 package chocolate chips Beat shortening and add sugars together. Beat in eggs....

HOMEMADE PARTY PUNCH – Marie 1  2 litre bottle club soda 1/2  2 litre bottle ginger ale 1 can freeze concentrate lemonade 1 can frozen concentrate orange juice 1/4 - 1/3 cup of inexpensive table syrup that you use for pancakes frozen strawberries   STRAWBERRY SURPRISE 1 cup strawberries (fresh or previously frozen) 1/2 cup...

Kids need a hearty, nutritious snack that gives them a boost over a long period of time. Suggestions include: milkshakes with fresh fruit or smoothies--check out the drink recipes on this website Yogurt mixed with sliced bananas and other fresh fruit/nuts different kinds of nuts, almonds,raisins, peanuts etc. different...

ROMANO BEAN SOUP - Marie one diced onion 1 tsp minced garlic 1 can romano beans, washed and drained 2 cups water 1 to 2 tbsp bouillon 1 tbsp chili powder dash cayenne (optional) 2 to 3 tbsp brown sugar 1 cup milk 1/4 cup sour cream In a saucepan, saute onion and garlic till onion...

BLACK BEAN SALAD - Helen 1 15 ounces can black beans, drained and well rinsed 1 large tomato, chopped half of a 16-ounce package frozen corn, thawed under running water 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 ribs celery chopped 1 loosely packed cup chopped cilantro juice of 1 lime 2-3 tablespoons...

HOT POTATO SALAD Christina several strips of cooked bacon 1.5 kg small waxy red potatoes 4 onions sliced 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 2/3 cup olive oil 1 tbsp dijon mustard 1/3 cup vinegar Chop bacon into small pieces. Cook potatoes 10-15 minutes. Drain and cool slightly. Cut potatoes into quarters and place in a...

SLOW-COOKER LASAGNA - Maria D. 1lb.(450g) lean ground beef 1 jar (675ml) pasta sauce 1 cup water 1 3/4 cups ricotta or cottage cheese 1 3/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 egg 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 6 to 9 lasagna noodles, uncooked Brown meat in large skillet, drain. Stir in...

Lots of families love to BBQ in the summer months. Here are some tips, recipes and ideas to help your BBQ'ing days run more smoothly. I usually pre-cook my chicken and pork chops in the morning in a pot of water, just long enough to have...

GRILLED SALMON WITH CARAMELIZED LEEKS AND BRIE SAUCE- Csilla 2 tbsp unsalted butter 3 leeks ¼ cup dry white wine 1/3 chicken stock 1/3 35% cream 4 (3oz) pieces of brie cheese chopped 3 Peppers (yellow, red, green) Red onion Salmon Melt butter in a skillet, add leeks and sauté for 5 minutes. Add white...