Macaroni & Cheese

2 c. small curd cottage cheese
1 c. sour cream
1 egg
salt, pepper, dry mustard
5 c. cooked macaroni
2 c. shredded cheddar cheese
Parmeson cheese

Combine all ingredients except parmesan.
Sprinkle parmesan on top.
Bake at 350 for 25-30 min


Tomato Pie

9″ baked pie shell
5-7 ripe tomatoes, diced
8 leaves of fresh basil
2 -3 green onions, diced
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
1 c. shredded mozerella cheese
1 c. mayo

Place tomatoes in colander.
Salt and pepper tomatoes and let juices drain.
Pour tomatoes in pie shell.
Put basil and green onions on tomatoes
Mix cheese and mayo together and bread ontop of pie.
Bake @350 for 1/2 hour

Ham loaf

3 lb. ham loaf
1 1/2 c. cracker crumbs
1 c. milk

1 1/4 c. brown sugar
1 1/2 t. dry mustard
3/4 c. vinegar
3/4 c. water
(Bring to a boil before basting ham loaf)

For ham loaf:
Combine ingredients and Bake at 350 uncovered.
Pour sauce over top periodically as it bakes for 1 1/2 -2 hours

Corn Casserole

1 pkg. Jiffy corn muffin mix
1 egg, beaten
8 oz. sour cream
1/4 c. sugar
1 can of cream style corn
1 can of whole kernel corn
3/4 stick of butter

Combine egg, sour cream and sugar
Add muffin mix
Stir in corn and butter
Bake @350 approx. 50 min until set

Italian sausage and pasta soup

1 lb. sweet lean italian turkey sausage
3 carrots, peeled and chopped
1 onion, peeled and chopped
4 cloves of garlic, chopped
2 t. Italian seasoning
3 quarts chicken broth
2 (14.5) cans diced tomatoes
2 (20 oz)cans white beans, rinsed and drained
2 c. large shell shaped pasta
fresh spinach leaves

Cook sausage in frying pan until browned.
Keep 1 TBP of fat and add carrots, onions and garlic.
Stir 7 min.
Add broth, tomatoes, beans and seasoning
Bring to a boil.
Add pasta, reduce heat and simmer covered
Cook until pasta is tender (10 min)
Stir in spinach and cook until wilted.
Add salt and pepper to taste
(I cook pasta separately and carrots and onions together until soft, and then combine)

Salisbury Steak

1 lb. ground beef/hamburger
1 egg
6-8 saltine crackers (crushed)
3 T flour
2 T oil
garlic, salt, pepper
3 t. beef bullion
1 -1 1/2 c. water
1 onion (sliced)
1 can mushrooms
1 T Worcestershire sauce


Mix beef with egg and cracker
Form into 4 patties
Fry in a large frying pan until almost done, push the patties off to the side
In the center of the pan, add water, flour, bullion.
Cook down
Fry onions, mushrooms and oil together
Add to sauce
Cook and simmer for 15 min until thick.
(Good served over homemade mashed potatoes)
Serves 4

Finished pancakes

4 c. skim milk
6 large eggs
4 T sugar
1/8 t. salt
1 c. all purpose flour
2 T butter


Mix all ingredients(except butter) with an electric mixer lightly.
Melt butter in pan
Pour in batter and bake for 450 for 30 min.
Allow to deflate
Serve with syrup

Banana Bread

3/4 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. mashed bananas (4)
3/4 c. veg. oil
2 eggs
2 c. flour
1 t. baking soda
2 t. vanilla
1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt


Heat oven to 325
Grease loaf pan (Either 2 reg. bread pans or glass 9×13)
Mix sugar, bananas, oil and eggs in large bowl
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Pour into greased pan
Bake 60-70 min
Let it cool at least 10 min.
Loosen sides and remove from pan.
Let it cool before slicing

Zucchini Bread


4 c. shredded zucchini (Not done in blender)
3 c. flour
2 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/4 c. oil
4 eggs, beaten
1 T cinnamon
1 1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. baking powder
1 c. chopped nuts
1 T & 1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 t. salt


Heat oven to 325
Grease 2 loaf pans (Bottoms only)
Blend all ingredients on low speed 1 min.
Beat on med. speed 1 minute
Pour into prepared pans
Bake until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean (50 min-1 hour)
Cool 10 min., remove from pans
Cool completely

My Grandma’s Apple Nobby Cake

1 c. sugar
2 T margarine
1 beaten egg
3 c. diced apple
1 t. vanilla
1 c. flour
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. nutmeg
1/8 t. salt
1 t. baking soda

Cream shortening and sugar; add egg then apples and vanilla.
Sift together dry ingredients.
Combine both mixtures
Grease and flour 9×5″ pan
Bake @ 350 for 35-40 min.
Serve with cool whip or vanilla pudding