Salmon Party Spread

8 oz cream cheese 16 oz can salmon, drained and flaked 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated onion 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke 1/4 teaspoon salt Parsley Directions: Mix all ingredients except parsley. Refrigerate 8 hours (no longer than 4 days). Sprinkle with parsley.

Hot Dog Chili

3 lbs ground beef 1-1/2 lbs ground sausage 1 cup dried minced onion (or 1 large fresh) 3-3/4 cups ketchup 3-3/4 cups water 2 tablespoons chili powder Directions: Brown beef and sausage; drain. Add all other ingredients, and simmer until thick (about 1 hour). Serves 3 million. (Kidding, but seriously, this is A LOT ofContinue reading “Hot Dog Chili”

Chicken Log

16 oz cream cheese 4 tablespoons steak sauce 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1-1/2 cups ground cooked chicken (or pulled chicken) 1/3 cup ground celery 1/8 cup and 1/8 cup fresh parsley, separated 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds Directions: Mix cream cheese, steak sauce, curry powder, chicken, celery, and 1/8 cup fresh parsley. Form into aContinue reading “Chicken Log”

Sauce (for Fruit)

(Granny’s Note: Use for topping for fresh, frozen, or canned fruit) 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/3 cup orange juice 3/4 cup whipped topping Directions: Combine sugar and flour. Add eggs and juices. Cook over medium heat until thick. Cool. Stir inContinue reading “Sauce (for Fruit)”

Crock Pot Pulled Chicken

4 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless, trimmed of fat and tendons 5 chicken bullion cubes Approximately 1/4 to 1/2 cup white vinegar Onion Powder Garlic Powder Seasoned Salt Coarsely ground black pepper Directions: Place chicken in crock pot. In a small saucepan filled 2/3rds with water, add bullion cubes and heat until dissolved completely (about 5Continue reading “Crock Pot Pulled Chicken”

Carolina BBQ Sauce (Mustard-based)

1-1/2 cups yellow mustard 3/8 to 1/2 cup spicy brown mustard 3/4 to 1 cup honey 1/4 cup white vinegar 1 to 2 teaspoons Sriracha 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper Directions: Add yellow mustard, brown mustard, and honey together in a mixing bowl. Add half of the white vinegar; whisk. Continue adding vinegar untilContinue reading “Carolina BBQ Sauce (Mustard-based)”

Homemade Condensed Milk

1 cup powdered milk 2/3 cup suger 1/3 cup boiling water 3 tablespoons butter or margarine Directions: Place all ingredients in blender; blend on high until thick. (Granny’s notes: Do not double the recipe; 1-1/2 times is okay. One recipe equal to one can of Eagle Brand Condensed Milk. Use in any recipe calling forContinue reading “Homemade Condensed Milk”

Hot Lemon Sauce

(Granny’s Note: For pound cake, bread pudding, or ginger bread.) 1/4 cup Lemon Pie Filling Mix or 1/8 cup Country Time Lemonade Mix 1 tablespoon cornstarch Slight less than 1 tablespoon sugar Dash of salt 1 cup water 2 tablespoons butter Directions: Combine Filling mix (or Lemonade mix, cornstarch, sugar, and salt) and water inContinue reading “Hot Lemon Sauce”

Cornmeal (Cornbread) Mix

4 cups self-rising flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 4-1/2 cups self-rising cornmeal Directions: In a large mixing bowl, mix flour, sugar, and baking powder. Add shortening; mix well. Add cornmeal; mix well. (Granny’s Note: Store in airtight container. Will keep about 3 months. For reference, Jiffy mix containsContinue reading “Cornmeal (Cornbread) Mix”