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How to Use a Convection Oven As a Food Dehydrator

I happen to have 2 convection ovens and I use them over my regular oven to dehydrate foods. Convection cooking takes less time than your regular oven. I always prop oven door open just a little so more...

Author: Susan Cutler

Fried Calamari with Two Dipping Sauces

Living in New England we are spoiled to have some great fried seafood stands but they can be pricey so I thought about trying it on my own. This recipe is fantastic! And the dipping sauces really take...

Author: Monica Keleher

Deep Fried Cake Donuts

Here is a recipe for cake donuts or donut holes for folks who don't like yeast donuts or just want to add variety to mornings.

Author: Skip Davis

Mom's Chocolate Cake (8X8 pan)

My Mom used to make this for us when I was little, usually with powdered sugar on top instead of frosting. It can easily be doubled into a layer cake or 9 x 13. I prefer chocolate cakes from scratch using...

Author: Lisa Foote


My grandmother always made this...I love it, very easy to make. This is a RI thing I would say because I mentioned this to a friend of a friend & they never heard of it.

Author: Lori-Jo Wahl

Dots Copycat Pretzel Recipe

I tried every recipe to mimic Dot's pretzels since I can't always find them or wait on Amazon. Every recipe came up short or missing something. I finally decided to make my own recipe without following...

Author: Roni Rawlins


Do you remember? The A&P grocery store and the famous SPANISH BAR CAKE? The Great American Tea Co. was founded in 1859. Later the name changed to A&P. In 1937 A&P published The Womans Day magazine! From...

Author: Nancy J. Patrykus

Deep Fried Vegetables

When frying,use Canola Oil. It's lower in the bad stuff and it doesn't absorb into the food like others. Never use vegetable oil! Always pat dry whatever it is you are going to batter and fry, this way...

Author: David Kuhlmann

Spicy Pretzels aka "Crack Pretzels"!!!

When my friend gave me this recipe, she called them "Crack Pretzels"...she said they were like crack because you couldn't stop eating them! ha ha! The first time I made these, I thought my husband was...

Author: Amber Franks

1950 CHOCOLATE SAUERKRAUT CAKE (think coconut)

My mother-in-law had put this recipe in her 1950 Indiana Church Cookbook.I I have had the recipe since then, and have baked it many times. It is always liked by my family and friends. In 2007, The Spokane...

Author: Nancy J. Patrykus

Daddy's Shrimp or Crab Boil Seasoning Secret

My Daddy was born and raised in Shreveport Louisiana, and absolutely loved any kind of seafood you could name (and knew how to cook it, too!). This was a frequent snack item at my house growing up; freshly...

Author: Julie Madawi

Creamy Braunschweiger Spread & Crackers

I love Braunschweiger. I will eat it on bread with mayo only. I guess thats my Wisconsin roots in me. These appetizers are one of my favorites. I haven't made these in a long while. I think I will make...

Author: Tammy T


My neighbor( 22yrs old) has never tasted TAPIOCA! So naturally I had to whip up a batch, and called her over..to taste.... I am pleased to say she loved it! This recipe is from the box of KRAFT MINUTE...

Author: Nancy J. Patrykus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon wrapped asparagus is delicious and addictive. This recipe has a thick, sweet sauce that's poured on top and caramelizes on the savory bacon. So good! We bet you won't be able to eat just one. If...

Author: Ashley Gunderson

Secret Restaurant Refried Bean Dip

When I buy a can of refried beans they never taste as good as restaurant refried bean dip. I found this recipe and it tasted great!

Author: Lolly St John

All Time Favorite Chocolate Pudding and Pie Filling

This chocolate pudding is thick, creamy, and so decadent. It makes the perfect old-fashioned chocolate pie or dessert cups like you used to find the school cafeteria. This pudding can be made with simple...


Lemon Cucumber Pickles

You can add hot peppers to this if you prefer it spicy. Fermented foods are so good for you and this is much easier than going through the whole boiling bottles process.You can add these to other foods,...

Author: Jo Zimny

No Fail Brown Sugar Fudge

This is one of the best recipes for brown sugar fudge i've found.

Author: sylvia bourque

Kosher Dill Pickles Small Batch

Kosher Dill Pickles Featuring Ball® Kosher Dill Pickle Mix - Small Batch Now with Pickle Crisp® Granules for crunchier pickles! SKIP'S NOTE: This new pickle mix does away with all the added things you...

Author: Skip Davis

Knox Blocks

I love this "finger" jello and best thing - it is fat free. This is the original recipe that was found on the back of the Knox gelatin box. Also included is a creamy version that is definitely not fat...

Author: Jayme Makowski

Tasty Crab N Cream Cheese Pinwheels

These are a very tasty appetizer or anytime snack...I first made them for a New Years Eve party, and got rave reviews...I adapted this recipe from a ham type pinwheel my Aunt always made...my family has...

Author: Cassie *

Smoked Summer Sausage


Author: steven sellards

Hidden Valley Ranch Pretzels

Fast snack that taste great. Bet you cannot eat just one!

Author: Sharon Whitley

Homemade Frito Lay Bean Dip

I love this one too.So does my family.Anything homemade is way better than anything the grocery store can sell to you.

Author: Connie Brannen

Deviled ham Dip

This dip was brought to work for a holiday snack pitch-in. I & everbody in the office loved it. I got the recipe and made it for the fsmily that night. It was a huge success and is now a must make for...

Author: Donald Bellinger

State Fair Red Candy Apples

This receipe was given to me when I was 8 yrs old by our neighbors mom. Every year at the towns Halloween Carnival, she would make hundreds of these to sell at one of the booths. These were my favorite...

Author: Angela Lynch

Chocolate Kissed Coconut Macaroons

Coconut and chocolate were made to be together! These are easy cookies that you can make with any variety of candy kisses.

Author: Lisa Foote

Baked Broccoli Patties

Can you say SCRUMPTIOUS? This recipe comes from SkinnyTownUSA (look for them on Facebook). These patties were so easy to make, are healthy because they are baked not fried, and clean-up is a snap. I've...

Author: Sherry Blizzard

Blue Ribbon Zucchini Carrot Raisin Bread

It won't be long and we will all be overrun with zucchini. So tuck this wonderful recipe away and you'll be all set when they arrive! For variation, you can substitute dried cranberries or dried cherries...

Author: Family Favorites

Easy Ham and Asparagus Roll Ups

Spargel mit Schinken is one of my husband's favorite German appetizers to prepare, tender asparagus is wrapped in prosciutto ham that has first been spread with seasoned cream cheese. These are always...

Author: Jeanne Pence

Holiday Cheddar Spread

This cheddar spread was a hit! All the taste testers said it's the beer that makes this dip so good. This would be great to serve as an appetizer during the holidays, but would also be great at a tailgate...

Author: Edith Kehoe

The Best Ever Croutons

These croutons are crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside and the best I've ever had. One of the restaurants (Ruby Tuesday's) we go to told me that their croutons were deep fried, so I just had...

Author: Kimberly Biegacki

Chocolate Peanut Butter Krispie Bars

Another treat with chocolate and peanut butter! It's a real favorite in our house!

Author: Debbie Sue

Cinnamon sugar pizza

Got this and just had to share

Author: Rachel Burbank

Clark Bars

I make these at Christmas time and also Easter. can form into eggs, or logs or even balls.

Author: gaynel mohler

Baked Onion Blossom

I love "blooming onions" and this is a low fat version because it is baked, not deep fried.

Author: Skip Davis

Clone for Pizza Hut Pizza Dough

I have looked forever for a great pizza crust recipe. This one is the best of the best. The whole trick to making a good pizza crust is to pre bake the crust only for 5 minutes at 400*. Seems to make all...

Author: Dianne Bauer

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies/Dialysis & Kidney friendly

A light and just sweet enough little cookie for when you are craving something just a little different. This is dialysis friendly and can be made with no sugar (use ingredients in parenthesis) therefore...

Author: Deneece Gursky

Low Fat Bisquick Mix

This is a great way to make low fat Bisquick mix at home! I found this recipe a few years ago on a cooking site, posted by a member named ChefJeb. I've made it many times and it always works perfectly!...

Author: Lillian Russo

Party Chex mix from the 60's old recipe

From my mom's recipe box I put the things I like best into my mix. Chex, Pretzels, Cheerios Cashews yum My Aunt Max Made this yearly for Christmas. Christmas is never the same without Chex mix.

Author: Deb Lund

Magic Cookie Bars from Eagle Brand

Been making this for years. It's from the Eagle Brand Sweetened milk company. You can use any kind of chocolate or candy pieces you like. I toast the coconut and sometimes add cranberries or raisins, marshmallows....

Author: Jennifer S

Oreo's lumps of coal

U can pack my stocking full of this coal!!

Author: Rachel Burbank

Claussen CopyKat Pickles

We like it Spicy, omit Pepper flakes and chile peppers for no heat.

Author: Ricky Gilman


It is a fact, Liz would order it frozen and shipped to her in Rome while she was filming CLEOPATRA! Shipping it cast $100.00 then. Jack Benny would order 12 quarts at a time. He and many other stars loved...

Author: Nancy J. Patrykus

Boudin Balls & Spicy Creole Dip My Way

For those that may not know what Boudin is, it is pork sausage made with rice and seasoning usually stuffed into a casing. No two boudin ball recipes are alike. This one was quite tasty! When you bite...

Author: Teresa Horn

Mary's Braunschweiger dip

Mary, a resident at work, had me make this for her last night. she has it on crackers. The dip would hold up to being molded so would make a great anytime dip. Enclosed are a few ideas for creations that...

Author: Stormy Stewart

Old Fashioned Baked Rice Pudding

There are many different ways to make rice pudding and everyone has their favorite. This one is my favorite. It's a very old recipe that I got from a friend. I don't know where it came from originally,...

Author: Elaine Bovender

Chinese Broccoli (Gai Lan)

While most families have a main dish for breakfast, lunch and dinner, when it was time to eat at my grandfathers house there was several dishes on the table. A typical Chinese style dinner consisted of...

Author: Nicole Fleming

Jello Pinwheels

This is a really easy recipe that I found online. It uses Jello, marshmallows, and water..THATS IT! These remind me of "fruit by the foot" or fruit snacks. I have used all different types of jello. I love...

Author: Darell Bell

Dried Candy Strawberries


Author: Kathleen Riemer