Fish Taco Sauce

4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup Mayonnaise (Duke’s preferred) 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons dill pickle juice 1 tablespoon sriracha 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin Directions: Stir all ingredients together with a whisk or fork. If time allows, refrigerate forContinue reading “Fish Taco Sauce”

Italian Herb Pizza Dough (Bread Machine)

2-1/4 teaspoons (1 package) dried yeast 3 cups bread flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning (or 1 tablespoon oregano and 1 tablespoon basil) 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup and 2 tablespoons luke-warm water Directions: In a small mixing bowl, whisk togetherContinue reading “Italian Herb Pizza Dough (Bread Machine)”

Beef in Brown Gravy

3 lbs stew meat or beef tips 2 medium onions (sweet yellow recommended), roughly chopped 2 lbs frozen peas 3 (0.87 oz/24 g) packages McCormick Brown Gravy mix 8 beef bullion cubes 1 to 2 teaspoons coarse black pepper 2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2-1/2 to 3 cups water Directions: Turn Instant Pot toContinue reading “Beef in Brown Gravy”

Perfect Pulled Chicken

4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, trimmed 9 chicken bullion cubes 2 cups water Directions: Turn Instant Pot to Saute. Add water and bullion cubes. Heat until cubes dissolve completely. Add chicken breasts whole in a single layer. Set pressure to high, cook for 35 minutes (after pressurized). Drain 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cups of juicesContinue reading “Perfect Pulled Chicken”

Tangy Cream Salad Dressing

1-1/2 cups salad oil (basically, any cooking oil) 1/2 cup vinegar 1/3 cup minced parsley 1/2 teaspoon red pepper 3 tablespoons minced green pepper 1 large onion, chopped 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 tablespoon powdered sugar 1 tablespoon salt 3 oz package cream cheese, softened Directions: In a blender, blend well all ingredients.

Celery Seed Dressing

1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons celery seeds 2 teaspoons grated onion 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoons horseradish 1 cup salad oil (basically, any cooking oil) Directions: In a blender, blend together all ingredients. (Source: Mrs. Alva Bergstrom, Tampa, FL)