Month: November 2004

Turkey Gumbo

6 quarts turkey stock 1 cup flour 1 cup oil 1 pound leftover turkey meat, in bite-sized pieces 1 pound andouille sausage 2 pounds shrimp (we used frozen) 2 pounds okra, chopped (frozen okay) 2 onions, chopped 1 bunch green onions with tops, chopped 2 bell peppers, chopped 5 ribs […]

Turkey Stock

8 quarts cold water 1-2 turkey carcass(es), meat removed, leaving some crisp skin on 3 onions, quartered 1 bunch celery cut up 1/2 lb carrots, chopped 2 heads garlic Spices (place in 4 inch square of cheesecloth or a tea ball) 1 teaspoon peppercorns 1 bay leaf 1/4 tsp. dried […]

Sour Cream Cake

Ingredients:1/2 lb butter3 cups sugar8 oz sour cream1/4 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoons vanilla3 cups flour6 eggs Directions:Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour one bundt pan. In a large bowl, cream the butter then add sugar and cream well. In another bowl, mix together sour cream, baking soda and vanilla […]

Broccoli-Cheddar Casserole

Ingredients: 4-5 slices white bread, torn into bite-sized pieces 1 head broccoli, cut into bite-sized pieces 3 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup milk 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup grated sharp cheddar salt pepper *optional* 3 tablespoons sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease the bottom and sides of one 8 […]

Loaf of Meat

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 lb ground beef 1 lb ground chicken 8 oz sausage (spicy, casings removed) 2 cups fresh bread crumbs 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs (beaten) 1 teaspoon hot paprika 1 teaspoon Goya Adobo seasoning 2 teaspoons […]

Cranberry-Cornmeal Muffins

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ cup yellow cornmeal ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup butter ½ cup sugar 1 cup milk 8 oz fresh cranberries Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Sift together flour and baking powder in a medium sized bowl. I don’t have a sifter […]

M&M Brownies

Ingredients: ¾ cup butter 12 oz M&M semisweet baking minis (you can find them near chocolate chips) 1 ¾ cups sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour Directions: Heat oven to 350. Grease 13×9 baking pan very thoroughly. In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, melt […]

Caramel Apples

Ingredients: 1 cup light brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup butter Directions: 1. In a medium saucepan combine brown sugar, sugar, condensed milk and butter. Heat to 250 to 265 degrees F or until a small amount of syrup dropped into […]

Rachel’s Roasted Chicken

Ingredients: 1 4-5 lb chicken 3 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 clove garlic, chopped Salt Fresh ground pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Place chicken on the rack of a large roasting pan. Drizzle chicken with oil. Sprinkle with paprika, salt, pepper and cayenne […]