An Easy Frozen Pickle

16 cups cucumber thinly sliced 1 cup onion thinly sliced 3 tbsp salt Syrup 2 cups vinegar ½ tsp powdered alum 4 cups sugar 1 tsp mustard seed 1 tsp celery and 1 tsp turmeric Combine cucumbers, onions, and salt. Set aside for 3 hours. Rinse and drain well. Mix together turmeric and alum and … Read more

Pear Preserves

Pear Preserves 1 lb sugar to 3 lb pears peeled and sliced. Water to largely cover pears. Cook down for a long time.

Apple Butter

Apple Butter from Mabel Hodges Grandmother makes best apple butter 16 cups apples peeled and cooked. 8 cups sugar 1 package sure gell cinnamon Put through blender. While hot add 1 package sure gell and 8 cups of sugar. Put in dish pan another fairly large pan and cook in oven at 350 for 3 … Read more

Rick’s Sinful Marinade

Rick’s Sinful Marinade 12 oz. can of beer 1 cup cider vinegar 1 cup of water 1 cup olive oil 1 cup Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons barbeque sauce 1 tablespoon seasoned salt or rub. 1 tablespoon celery seed 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper Mix the ingredients and baste as necessary, or add when wrapping at about … Read more

Christmas Jam

CHRISTMAS JAM pkg (20 ounces each) frozen whole strawberries or 2 1/2 qts fresh strawberries 1 pound fresh or frozen cranberries 5 pounds sugar=11 1/2 cups 2 pouches (3 ounces each) liquid fruit pectin Grind Strawberries and cranberries in a food processor or grinder; place in a large kettle. Add sugar. Bring to a full … Read more

Prayers from Juanita Glor

(These assorted prayers were found in Mother’s papers.  The first one was perhaps offered before Thanksgiving dinner at Kenneth and Peggy’s home.) Our most gracious heavenly Father, we thank you for the privilege of coming to you in prayer.  Accept our thanks this day for blessings, both great and small, for life, health, warm homes, … Read more

Sage Dressing

14 to 15 cups day old bread cubes – let dry or toast (Homemade bread is best) 2 cups chopped celery 2 cups chopped onion 1 tsp. salt Pepper to taste, if desired 1½ tsp. rubbed sage – or more (Homegrown sage is best) 6 eggs, beaten Chicken or turkey broth Combine bread, celery, onion, … Read more