Lemon Bars Recipe

lemon bars

  Lemon Bars Recipe Crust 2 cups flour 1 cup butter or margarine, melted 1/2 cup powdered sugar Filling 4 eggs, well beaten 2 cups granulated sugar 1/3 cup lemon juice (1 lemon) 1/4 cup flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder Preheat oven to 350°. Mix all the crust ingredients in a bowl. Press into greased [...]

Easy Peanut Butter Snack

peanut butter on spoon

Easy Peanut Butter Snack 1/4-1/2 cup honey or corn syrup (to taste)1 cup dry milk1/2 cup peanut butter Combine all the ingredients and roll into 1-inch balls. These can then be rolled in coconut, sunflower seeds, granola or nuts. Store in an airtight container. Makes 1 dozen. For more easy snack recipes, check out our [...]

Cottage Cheese Salad

cottage cheese

  Cottage Cheese Salad This salad is a good way to take a break from the usual veggie salad and sweet salads. Even though it has a pretty Christmas look to it it is great all year long. Cottage Cheese Green peppers, diced Tomatoes, chopped small Salt and pepper   Add desired amount of peppers [...]

Grandma’s Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe

bbq ribs

Grandma’s Homemade Barbecue Sauce 2 cups catsup 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 Tbsp. onion, finely chopped or 1/2 tsp. onion salt 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 2 Tbsp. liquid smoke Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Place in a jar and store in the refrigerator. Makes 3 cups. From: The Dining On A Dime [...]

Old-Fashioned Salad Dressing

homemade salad dressing

  Old-Fashioned Salad Dressing 2 cups sugar 2 Tbsp. flour 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground mustard 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1 cup vinegar 1 cup water mayonnaise In a saucepan, combine sugar, flour, salt and mustard. Stir in eggs. Gradually stir in vinegar and water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, [...]

Cooking Terms


  Dictionary of Cooking Terms Au gratin – covered with a sauce, sprinkled with breadcrumbs, dotted with butter or fat, and browned under a grill – Cheese may be mixed with the sauce or the crumbs Baste – keep the surface moist by spooning liquid or melted fat over it frequently Beat – with an [...]

Organizing Tips

clean kitchen

On those exhausting days or the days when you’re too late getting home to fix dinner, have a breakfast night and let each person pick their own favorite frozen breakfast food . If you have the strength, fry some ham or bacon and cut up some fresh fruit . Anyone who works in an office [...]