Recipe of the Week: Waldorf Salad, by L.H.

This “old-fashioned” salad (my recipe card for it is circa 1979) has seemingly fallen out of favor, and I don’t know why. It’s yummy and unique, and fairly simple to throw together. It will be perfect alongside your next grilled chicken dinner. Ingredients: 3 apples (your favorite variety), peeled, trimmed, and cubed into bite-sizes 3 stalks celery, diced 1/2 c. pecans, coarsely chopped 2 tsp. lemon juice 1/2 c. mayonnaise 2 tsp. sugar dash of salt

Recipe of the Week: Barbecued Spareribs, by F.B.

Ingredients: 4 to 5 lbs spareribs, cut into two-rib pieces 1/2 cups ketchup 2 tbs brown sugar 1/2 cup bottled steak sauce 2 tbs vinegar 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp hickory smoke salt 1 tsp instant minced onion Directions: Place spareribs on a rack in a baking pan. Brown in a 400 degree oven for 15 minutes. Turn and brown on the other side for 10 or 15 minutes. Drain the fat and put ribs in a pot. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over the rigs. Cover and cook on low until done. o o o Do you have a …

Recipe of the Week: Caramel Baked Apples by Grey Woman

This is one of my favorite ways to use the last of the fall apples once spring comes. You know, these are the ones that have been in storage long enough to be a little too spongy to eat plain but still too good to feed to the critters. Ingredients: Baked Apples: 6 Large apples – I prefer Honey Crisp, but go with what you love ¼ lb + 2 Tbsp salted butter, softened ¾ cup brown sugar ½ cup chopped nuts – I prefer pecans, but, again, go with what you love ½ cup dried cranberries 2 Tbsp grated …

Recipe of the Week: Easy Mayonnaise by Grey Woman

Now that my tomato plants have broken through the earth in their snug little pots (barely) and the smell of fresh baked bread is floating through the house, my thoughts are turning to my absolute favorite summer snack: Fresh tomato sandwiches with homemade mayonnaise. When grocery store mayo just won’t do, this is the easiest recipe I have! Ingredients: I large egg (fresh from the coop is best) 1+tbs Dijon mustard 1+tbs White vinegar ¼ +tsp sea salt (or kosher) 1 cup mild flavored oil (I use avocado oil, but any mild oil will work) 1 tsp fresh lemon juice …

Recipe of the Week: Hearty Queso Cheese Dip, by Mrs. Latimer

This one hits the spot for family gatherings or even gathering around to watch movies or sports events on television. It’s a little heartier and tastier than the basic recipe. Another variation we sometimes make is to substitute a can of meat/beef chili for the sausage and salsa/milk. However, we prefer this version best. Ingredients 8 oz cooked turkey sausage crumbles 1 lb Velveeta cheese or Velveeta cheese substitute 1 can Rotel tomatoes and chile, undrained 3 Tbsp salsa or 2 Tbsp milk, depending on heat preference