Back ground

Monday, November 3, 2008

Enchiladas Sauce

1 can of tomato soup
1 small can of tomato sauce
2 c. water
4 t. dried minced onions
2 bouillon cubes
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. garlic power
1 t. chili powder
mix sauce ingredients, simmer for 5 minutes

Persimmon Cookies

1 c. margarine
2 c. sugar
4 c. sifted flour
2 c. nuts, chopped
2 c. raisins
2 eggs
2 c. persimmon pulp
2 t. soda
1 t. salt
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. cloves
1 t. nutmeg
1 t. lemon
1 t. vanilla
Mix together persimmon pulp and soda, set aside. Cream margarine and sugar. To sifted flour add nuts, raisins and spices. Mix well with cream mixture. Add beaten eggs and persimmon pulp mixture. Mix well. Drop by teaspoonfulls on greased cookies sheet. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Grandma Harland's Donuts

(a Packard family Halloween tradition)

2 t shortening, melted
3/4 c sugar
2 well-beaten eggs
3/4 c milk
3 1/2 c flour
1 t salt
5 t baking powder
1 t cinnamon
1/2 t nutmeg

Cream shortening, sugar, and eggs. Mix in milk. Add sifted dry ingredients and mix well. Roll out to 3/8" thickness and cut out. Let rest 15 minutes. Fry at 375 degrees.

Grandma Harland is the grandmother of Mom's best friend Kathy McPherson.