Molly’s Spiced Fresh Tomato Cream Soup

Molly’s Spiced Fresh Tomato Cream Soup

One of Molly’s fabulous soups! A late-summer, autumn delight. Freeze the tomato base to use in the depths of winter. 8 firm ripe tomatoes, cut in half 1 onion, quartered 2 Tbsp sugar 1 bay leaf 2 vegetable bouillon cubes ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ¼ tsp cinnamon...

Whipped Shortbread

1 lb. butter 3 cups flour 1 cup icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla ½ cup corn starch Glacé cherries (optional) Beat all ingredients like whipped cream. Drop from spoon onto greased cookie sheet.  Decorate with pieces of cherry or cake decs, if desired. Bake at 325º for about...

French Apple Cake

Cake 3 large apples peeled, cored and chopped 1 cup self-rising flour * (or 1 cup flour, 1 tsp salt, 1 Tbsp baking powder, mixed well) 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup sugar 6 tablespoons milk 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 4 medium eggs, beaten (set aside 2...

ChickPea and Yam Stew

2 Tbsp olive oil 2 medium onions, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp cinnamon 2-1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 large yam, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes 6 pitted prunes,...

Ranch Pudding

My maternal grandma’s sweet saucy dessert from frugal bygone days. Bring the following ingredients to boil in a saucepan  Boil 5 minutes, remove from heat and set aside. 1 cup brown sugar 2-1/2 water 1 Tbsp butter or margarine 1/4 cups Bisquik (or 1-1/4 cups...

Sweet ‘n Sour Cole Slaw

In large bowl combine: 1 cabbage, cored and shredded 1 finely chopped onion 1 cup sugar In small saucepan, bring to a boil: 1 cup vinegar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp celery seed 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp prepared mustard 3/4 cup vegetable oil Cool completely, then pour over cabbage...