Interesting things I found along the way-you never know.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Kids Kooking

Gazpacho Snack

1/3 cup chopped cucumber
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
2 tbsp. chopped onion
2 tbsp. plain yogurt
2 tsp. wine vinegar
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
9 cherry tomatoes, each cut into 4 slices
36 Low Salt Ritz Crackers

In a small bowl, stir together cucumber, green pepper, onion, yogurt, vinegar, garlic powder, and red pepper until blended. Place a tomato slice on each Ritz cracker. Top with 1/2 teaspoon vegetable mixture. Serve immediately.
Makes 3 doz.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Kids Kooking French Cassoulet

This is surprisingly good. My grandmother made this every time we stayed for the weekend. Sooo good.

French Cassoulet

Partially fry 4 strips bacon; take from skillet. Brown 1 large onion, chopped; 2 cloves garlic, minced; 1 tbsp. chopped parsley in bacon fat. Add 1 cup white wine (or 3/4 cup water, 1/4 cup lemon juice) and 1/4 cup Heinz ketchup. Simmer 5 min. Mix with 1 cup diced cooked meat and two 1-lb. cans of Heinz pork and beans in 1 1/2 quart casserole. Top with bacon. Bake at 350˚F for 45 min. Makes 6 servings.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Kids Kooking 7 Layer Vegetable Casserole

7 Layer Vegetable Casserole

Instead of meatloaf for dinner every Monday night, my mother made this-every Monday. Even to this day, I consider meatloaf a delicacy!

Heat oven to 350. Using a 2 qt baking dish with a tight fitting lid, layer the following:
1 cup of white rice, uncooked
2 cup whole kernel corn, drained
1 8 oz. can of Hunt's tomato sauce
1/2 can of water over the two layers
1/2 cup each of chopped onion, and green peppers
3/4 lb of extra lean, uncooked ground beef
Cover meat with 4 strips of bacon, cut in half
Pour second 8 oz. can of Hunt's tomato sauce
1/4 can of water over layers
Cover dish and bake for 1 hour, uncover and bake for about 30 minutes longer. Makes 4 to6 servings.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

KIds Kooking Puddin' Cookies

Puddin' Cookies

They're fun and so easy to make for scout meetings, open house, group functions, etc.

Mix well 3/4 cups Bisquick, 1 package instant pudding mix,( any flavor), 1/4 cup salad oil, 1 egg. Form into small balls, flatten with hand on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 minutes at 350 degrees (mod) Makes 3 dozen.