Best of Show Refrigerator Rolls

½ cup shortening ½ cup sugar 1 tsp. salt 2 eggs, beaten 1 pkg. yeast 1 cup warm water 4 cups flour Combine shortening, sugar, and salt.  Add the beaten eggs, and blend.  Dissolve yeast in 3 tsp. warm water. Add 1cup warm water, and 2 cups flour.  Mix well.  Add rest of the flour … Read more

Cherry Chip Muffins

From Quick Cooking, Jan/Feb 1999, page 47.) 1 ½ cups flour½ cup sugar2 tsp. baking powder½ tsp. salt1 egg½ cup milk¼ cup oil1 jar (10 oz.) maraschino cherries¾ cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips½ cup chopped pecans1 cup powered sugarsoftened cream cheese (optional) In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.  In another bowl, … Read more


(This punch is very good.  Has been used at UMW and Church showers.) 2 pkgs. strawberry Jell-O. Prepare as for salad on directions of   package.  Set aside.  Cool on counter. Bring to a boil: 1 qt. water 1 cup sugar Let cool. When cool, add: 1 large can (46 oz.) pineapple juice 1 can frozen … Read more

Golden Punch

(From Betty Rash served at Keith and Mary’s wedding) 1 46 oz. can pineapple juice 1 46 oz. can apricot nectar 1 6 o. can frozen orange juice 1 6 oz. can frozen lemon juice 1 6 oz. can frozen lime juice 6 qts. water 4 cups sugar Combine all ingredients.  Stir well – until … Read more

Sweet Pickles

Wash small cucumbers and pack in 1 gallon jars. Add: 4 C. vinegar 2 T. pickling spice 2 T. salt 2 t. alum Finish filling with water. Cover, let set for 3 weeks.  Rinse off juice.  Slice and toss with 6 cups sugar.  Will make their own juice.

Bread and Butter Pickles (From Mrs. Fred McClahan)

20 medium cucumbers Onions 1 cup salt 4 cups vinegar 4 cups water 3 cups sugar 4 tsp. celery seed 2 tsp. mustard seed 2 tsp. ginger 1 tsp. turmeric Wash cucumbers and cut in thin slices without peeling.  Slice onions and combine vegetables with salt for two hours.  Combine remaining ingredients, and heat.  Rinse … Read more