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Family Favorites - Bonnie's Favorite Coffee Cake Family Favorites - Bonnie's Favorite Coffee Cake By The Iowa Housewife 08/16/13 10:00 My sister-in-law, Bonnie, gave me this recipe – her family’s favorite coffee-time dessert. She made a version of this with cherry pie filling that was delicious; I had to try it with peach filling. She did not frost the cake, just dusted it with powdered...
Annual Family Favorite Annual Family Favorite By Everyday Mom's Meals 01/17/12 06:00 Does your family have that one dish that you might only get once, maybe twice, a year when you're all gathered together, and for the other 11 months out of the year you crave it, dream about it, and think about the next time you'll get to indulge in it?...
Family Favorites - Snickerdoodles Family Favorites - Snickerdoodles By The Iowa Housewife 11/29/13 10:00 This recipe is one I have used since I bought this cookbook in 1963. Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book . Betty Crocker (General Mills) reprinted it in later years and the recipes are the same if you can’t find a earlier edition. One of the secrets to them is NOT...
Family Favorites - Creamy Porcupine Meatballs Family Favorites - Creamy Porcupine Meatballs By The Iowa Housewife 11/08/13 10:00 Porcupine meatballs were popular in the 50’s. I remember it being served for company at the home of school friends, and really liked it. A lot of recipes call for a pressure cooker, which I usually use, but many of you may not have one. There are many recipes...
Family Recipe Challenge Family Recipe Challenge By Blissfully Scrumptious 05/04/12 12:13 I have once again volunteered to be a judge for Very Good Recipes challenge! Each month a different group of judges decide on a theme and post their own recipe as an example. A prize is offered – this month a cookery book of your own choice for the top...
Family Favorites - Best Ever Muffins Family Favorites - Best Ever Muffins By The Iowa Housewife 02/01/13 10:00 This very basic muffin recipe is the one that both Myrna and I use. It is from the Better Homes and Gardens 1968 Red Plaid Cookbook and the Farm Journal Bread Cookbook. Two iconic cookbooks can't be wrong! These show you how far from "plain" a basic recipe...
Happy Family Birthday Cake Happy Family Birthday Cake By Hankerie 04/30/12 14:23 This is the most challenging order thus far. Finishing the whole cake with all the necessary decorations within 6 hours. The most stressful part is to deliver the cake on 25th April evening, and I have limited time decorate it. I named this birthday cake...
Family Favorites...Velvet Custard Pie Family Favorites...Velvet Custard Pie By The Iowa Housewife 03/07/14 10:00 Custard pie is one of my personal favorites and this is a very good recipe, the author claims that this pie will not weep or bead up. Scalding the milk before using does help with this. According to the Joy of Cooking , to scald milk, heat in a heavy pan...
Family Favorites...Ham Loaf Family Favorites...Ham Loaf By The Iowa Housewife 02/28/14 10:00 This is one of the recipes from "Cooking from Quilt Country" that I make the most often. It is a perfect combination of flavors for ham loaf. Both Myrna and I use this recipe. I often make a smaller loaf and make the rest of the mixture into ham balls for...
Family Favorites...Double Quick Dinner Rolls Family Favorites...Double Quick Dinner Rolls By The Iowa Housewife 02/21/14 10:00 This recipe from Betty Crocker Perfect Baking Every Time is a keeper - quick, unfussy - hot homemade yeast rolls with a nice texture and taste for only 52¢ a dozen. I wouldn’t change a thing! I think this would be an excellent recipe for anyone who hasn’t...
Family Favorites - Cranberry-Orange Pound Cake Family Favorites - Cranberry-Orange Pound Cake By The Iowa Housewife 10/18/13 10:00 A yellow cake mix, Instant pudding mix, orange peel and Cranberries, what could be easier. 5 Minutes to put together and a hour to bake and you have a versatile cake that can be used for a coffee hour or a dessert when you use the sauce that comes with...
Family Favorites - Peach Pie Family Favorites - Peach Pie By The Iowa Housewife 08/09/13 10:00 Peaches are the fruit of summer. While I prefer eating them fresh my family really likes Peach Pie. As I don’t mind making pie I will make several during peach season. The recipe I use is from a 1962 Better Homes and Gardens cookbook . I don’t think it...
Homemade ricotta and my super-secret family recipe New York cheesecake Homemade ricotta and my super-secret family recipe New York cheesecake By Adventures of the Kitchen Ninja 05/01/12 20:40 The world's greatest cheesecake, I swear to godI love cheese. No, I mean I really love cheese. As in, I always forgo dessert when we dine out if there's a cheeseplate on either the dessert or appetizer menu. So imagine my excitement when the April topic...
Children Friendly and a Quick Family Midweek Meal.......Spaghetti Bolognese Pie Children Friendly and a Quick Family Midweek Meal.......Spaghetti Bolognese Pie By Lavender and Lovage 10/06/11 05:00 Children Friendly and a Quick Family Midweek Meal....... Spaghetti Bolognese Pie It's midweek, well okay it's Thursday, and you have run out of ideas of what to put on the table for a hot, tasty family meal that will appeal to the children as well as the...
Family Favorites...Cheeseburger Mac Family Favorites...Cheeseburger Mac By The Iowa Housewife 05/09/14 10:00 Hamburger Helper was first introduced in 1971, and was listed as number three of the top five fad foods of the 1970s. As a young mom at the time, I certainly jumped on the bandwagon and served this packaged dish until I became more aware of the high price...
Family Favorites - Oatmeal Carmelitas Family Favorites - Oatmeal Carmelitas By The Iowa Housewife 11/22/13 10:00 The Holidays are the time for Cookies. Rolled, drop, molded or bar. Any type of cookies is usually welcomed and most cookies will freeze well. Getting together with friends for a cookie exchange is always fun also. Try these bar cookies the next time you...
Family Favorites - Pumpkin Bars Family Favorites - Pumpkin Bars By The Iowa Housewife 11/01/13 09:00 My daughter and grandson came over today and moved most of my 400 and some cookbooks and sorted them out for me. I made these pumpkin bars as a bribe and thank you. It makes such a large recipe that neither of us makes them very often. They are the best...
Family Favorites -  Baked Beans Family Favorites - Baked Beans By The Iowa Housewife 06/14/13 10:00 This recipe is from a 1954 Betty Crocker’s Good and Easy Cook Book I’ve had since college, maybe the first cookbook of my own. It’s so well used it has the binding taped up. I like the book because most of the recipes use little or only basic convenience...
Cranberry Bread: a Family Tradition Cranberry Bread: a Family Tradition By Blue Kale Road 11/18/11 21:08 This time of season evokes thoughts of family traditions and memories of holiday celebrations. Thanksgiving, in particular, sends me flying back to my childhood table. When I moved away from home and began cooking in my own kitchen, I took many of my mom’s...
Healthy family simple cheesy fish with crumble topping Healthy family simple cheesy fish with crumble topping By Good Food Homemade 11/13/11 00:16 If you are looking for a really easy fish recipe that will suit the whole family then this is it. When you don't have much time but still want to cook a delicious healthy meal that every member of the family will love then I can recommend this fish recipe....
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