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Granny’s Banana Cake

Granny’s Banana Cake

½ cup shortening

¾ cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup sugar

2 eggs

1 cup mashed ripe bananas, 2 to 3 bananas

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

½ cup buttermilk

½ cup chopped nuts, optional

Frosting:

½ cup brown sugar, packed

¼ cup butter, soft

6 Tbsp milk

2 ½ to 3 cups powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Grease 9×13 baking pan.

Cream together shortening and sugars; add eggs, one at a time, beating in each.  Beat in bananas and vanilla.   Sift together flour, soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk.   Stir in nuts, if using.

Pour into prepared baking pan.   Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.   Cool completely.

For Frosting, bring to a boil over medium heat brown sugar, butter and milk; boil for 2 minutes.   Remove and cool until lukewarm.   Beat in powdered sugar a little at a time until frosting reaches spreading consistency.   Frost cake.

Variation: use raisins in place of nuts

Use a muffin tin in place of 9×13 baking pan, for cupcakes, makes 12

Frosting is optional; this cake is great without it!   Make your own family favorite today!    Enjoy!

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Five Cheeses Cheese Balls

Five Cheeses Cheese Balls

16 oz. cream cheese
1 jar bacon cheese spread
1 jar Roka cheese spread or 8 oz cream cheese + ¼ cup blue cheese crumbled
2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
1 small block smoky cheddar cheese, grated
2 tsp lemon juice
dash salt
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp. minced onion
1 Tbsp. minced green peppers
6 black olives, sliced
6 green olives, sliced
2 diced garlic buttons
walnuts, chopped

Mix cheeses well and add lemon juice and sauce. Add remaining ingredients and chill over night. Next day form into balls and roll in chopped nuts. Makes 3 large balls or 4 medium balls.

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Granny’s Fruit Dip

Granny’s Fruit Dip

 

8 oz. Cream Cheese, room temperature

7 oz. Marshmallow crème, about 2 ½ cups

 

Beat together until smooth and creamy.   Serve with sliced fruit of choice and enjoy!

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Avocado Salsa…Avocado SalsaAvocado Salsa

Avocado SalsaAvocado Salsa

 

3 avocados, diced chunky

¼ cup sweet onion, chopped

3 Roma Tomatoes, diced

⅛ cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped

1 Tbsp. lime juice

¼ tsp. garlic salt

⅛ tsp. pepper

 

Chop avocados and diced red onion, Roma tomatoes, cilantro, and put in a bowl.   Add lime juice, pepper and garlic salt, toss and lightly stir to blend flavors.

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Pizza Pie

Pizza Pie

Sauce:
6 oz can tomato paste 
¼ cup water 
1 Tsp. oregano leaves
½ Tsp. garlic salt 
¼ Tsp. pepper 
½ Tsp. fresh basil leaves, chopped or 1 tsp dried

Crust:
2/3 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 
3 eggs
1 ½ cups milk
¾ cup Biscuit baking mix (see below)

Topping:
3 ½ oz sliced pepperoni
2/3 cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped sweet pepper 
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Make sauce and set aside. 

Grease a 10” pie plate. Sprinkle 2/3 cup onion and 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese on pie plate. Beat eggs, milk and baking mix until smooth, about 1 minute by hand. Pour onto plate over onion and Parmesan. Bake 20 minutes. 

Spread sauce over top. Layer remaining ingredients on top of Sauce. Bake until cheese is light brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool 5 minutes and serve.

Variation: add olives, fresh sliced tomato, mushrooms…substitute Canadian Bacon, shrimp or Sausage in place of pepperoni….add or sub feta or Pepper Jack Cheese for Mozzarella.


Baking Mix

8 ¾ cup flour 
1/3 cup baking powder 
¼ cup sugar 
1 Tbsp salt 
2 cup shortening 

In a very large bowl, mix together all dry ingredients with wire whisk. Cut in butter until crumbly. Ready to use. Store in large airtight container.

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Granny’s BBQ Boneless Pork Ribs

Granny’s BBQ Boneless Pork Ribs

4 to 5 lbs boneless pork ribs
BBQ Sauce for slow roasting:
1 white onion, chopped 
1 cup celery, chopped 
3 cloves garlic, minced 
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 2/3 cup ketchup
1 cup water 
1/2 cup cider vinegar 
1/2 cup brown sugar 
1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce 
2 tsp chili powder 
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp salt

Place boneless pork ribs in slow cooker (or roaster pan to cook in oven). Mix together BBQ sauce and cover pork ribs. Cover and cook slowly at 325 degrees F. for 3 hours, turn down to 250 degrees F. and cook 1 hour longer. Place on serving tray; let sit for 10 minutes. Serve. 

BBQ Sauce for serving:
Cook onion, celery and garlic until soft in olive oil. Add cider vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, cayenne pepper and salt (no water necessary). Simmer 30 minutes or until desired thickness.

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Granny’s Shepherd’s Pie

Granny’s Shepherd’s Pie

1 Tbsp olive oil plus 1 Tbsp butter
1/2 tsp black pepper 
1 tsp salt
1 lb ground lamb or beef 
1 large sweet onion, diced 
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Can carrots, finely diced 
1 cup frozen peas 
2 tsp lemon thyme or 1 tsp fresh leaves, chopped
2 Tbsp flour 
1 Tbsp butter 
3 Tbsp wine or apple cider vinegar 
2 Tbsp tomato paste 
2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 
1 cup beef stock, or chicken stock 
6 cups mashed potatoes, leftover 
1 egg, beaten 
grated parmesan cheese 
Shredded cheddar cheese, optional

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Sauté carrots and onions in the olive oil and butter until starting to get tender; add meat, cook until browned; drain fat. Season with black pepper and thyme. Add butter and peas. Sprinkle with flour and stir. Add tomato paste, cider vinegar and Worcestershire sauce.

Let this reduce slightly then add the chicken stock. Allow to reduce down to a thick meaty gravy. Season to taste. Remove from heat. 

Grease 9×13 baking dish with butter; add filling. Spoon or pipe mashed potatoes over top. Brush with egg and sprinkle with Parmesan and cheddar cheese, optional.

Bake about 20 minutes or until the potato is nice and browned on top and cheese melts.
Serve!

Variation: use ½ each frozen peas and corn in place of 1 cup peas.

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Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroon

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroon

3/4 heaping cup sugar
scant 1/2 cup egg white, from 3 eggs
Scant 2 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
4 oz chocolate chips, melted

Preheat oven to 350° F. Butter baking sheet. Mix together sugar, egg whites and coconut. Drop by teaspoon onto prepared baking sheet 2 inches apart. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly golden. Let cool completely on baking sheet. Then dip in melted chocolate and place back on baking sheet.

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Lemon Bars Deluxe

Lemon Bars Deluxe

2 cups sifted flour, all purpose
½ cup sifted powdered sugar
1 cup butter, room temperature

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix and press into 9×13 baking pan. Bake 20 minutes. Remove from oven.

4 slightly beaten eggs
2 cups sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice
¼ cup flour
powdered sugar

Stir together and pour over baked crust. Bake 25 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle with additional powdered sugar.

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Granny’s Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar

Granny’s Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar 

Press or juice your apples. Pour into sterile jar. Put on sterile lid. Place in a dark, cool place. Unscrew the lid and leave ajar for 30 days. After 30 days, remove the mother yeast and filter thru a sieve. Place back into sterile jar and seal. What a flavor this cider vinegar has.

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Granny’s Rice Casserole

Granny’s Rice Casserole

1 lb. ground hamburger
1 cup cooked rice
2 cups cut broccoli or peas 
1 can cream of mushroom or celery soup
2 Tbsp. butter or bacon fat
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped celery
Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
Velveeta cheese, sliced thin

Sauté onions and celery in butter; remove from skillet; set aside. 

Brown hamburger in same skillet. 

Steam broccoli; drain. Mix together broccoli, rice, mushroom soup, sautéed onions and celery. 

In 2 to 3 quart casserole dish spread hamburger on bottom; top with Pepper Jack cheese; then add broccoli and rice mixture; top with Velveeta cheese. 

Bake at 350 degrees F. 30 to 40 minutes or until cheese melted and bubbly.

Variation: add fresh peas or your own favorite blend of veggies.

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