Pesto_Mashed_Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a great staple for any meal, but you can add a few simple ingredients to give them a unique, special flavor that will leave everyone asking for the recipe!   What you need:  • 4 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cubed •  2 tablespoons butter • ⅓ cup whole milk •  2 tablespoons prepared basil pesto • Salt…

Apple Stuffed Chicken Breast Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1/2 cup chopped apple 2 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon Italian-style dried bread crumbs 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon water 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 tablespoon chopped fresh…

From the kitchen of Pat H. Guthrie in Pulaski, Virginia, comes this Guthrie Family Recipe for Coffee Cake. This is a delicious coffee cake which gets better over time, so make it a day or two ahead if you want it at its peak. Ingredients: ¼ lb. butter or margarine (softened) 2 c. plain flour…

From the kitchen of Martha Dean in Roanoke, Virginia, comes this recipe for Broccoli Casserole that “even broccoli haters will eat”. I have served this at holiday dinners for many years – Martha Dean 2 pkg. frozen broccoli 2 cans cream of mushroom soup 2 hard boiled eggs, chopped 2 TBS butter 1 cup Pepperidge…

rewarding recipies

Congratulations to our first-ever Rewarding Recipes GRAND PRIZE Winner, Rachel L. Jones of Roanoke, Virginia! Rachel won first place, and $100, for her recipe for Springerlies Christmas Cookies. Click here for the award winning recipe for Springerlies. Mrs. Jones tells Seniors Guide: One of my unusual cookie recipes is for Springerlies.  It originated in Germany. …

springerlies

Makes 6 1/2 Dozen Cookies Ingredients: 4 eggs (medium or large) 1 pound powdered sugar 4 cups sifted flour 1/4 tea spoon salt 2 1/2 tablespoon margarine or butter 3/4 tea spoon anise oil   Instructions: Beat eggs well. Gradually add sifted powdered sugar, and continue beating.  If using an electronic mixer, beat at moderate…

easy chicken casserole

How to make Super Easy Chicken Casserole What You Need: 4 chicken breasts 1 package Pepperidge Farm dressing 1 stick butter 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 can cream of celery soup Directions: Boil unsalted chicken breasts and prepare dressing as directed. Keep chicken broth. Tear chicken into pieces.In desired baking dish, layer in…

chocolate pie recipe

My Grandmother’s Chocolate Pie recipe may seem simple, but it was legendary in my family. The joke in the family was that the only time she made pie, was when my Father came to town. Being the child that lived the furthest away, this was her motherly way of spoiling him. We lost my Grandmother…

Love the Fall Season?  Want to make your household smell of Pumpkin flavored Fall cheer?  Below are 3 easy steps that will decorate your home, apartment, or office, while creating that seasonal smell to welcome in September, October and November. Pumpkin Pie Potpourri Instructions Use a pumpkin incense burner to suggest the cozy scent of…