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88-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, June 13, 1998
If you are looking for a recipe but can’t find it, send your
recipe request to Lou Ann Good, Cook’s Question Corner,
In care of Lancaster Farming, P.O. Box 609, Ephrata, PA
17522. There’s no need to send an SASE. If we receive an
answer to your question, we will publish It as soon as pos
sible. Sometimes we receive numerous answers to the
same request, and cannot print each one.
Answers to recipe requests should be sent to the same
QUESTION R. Himmelberger. Reading, would like a
recipe for Ranger Joe cookies. She had purchased some
recently at a Mennonite yard sale.
QUESTION Marian Harman, Hughesville, would like a
recipe for cherry pig, which she thinks is made with bread
dough and fresh cherries.
QUESTION Elaine Fyock, Windber, writes that a recipe
for oven pickles processed in the oven at a low temperature
and left set overnight appeared in this column last year. She
mislaid the recipe and would like it. Did anyone clip it out?
Please send it in.
QUESTION Doris Bobb, Muncy, would like a recipe that
had appeared in this paper last year for rhubarb peach jam. Did
anyone clip the recipe to which she is referring?
QUESTION A reader is looking for recipes to use frozen
or home canned plums.
QUESTION—A mother needs birthday party treat ideas for
children their than decorated cupcakes or cakes.
QUESTION A reader wants to know how to use excess
watermelon in the summertime. Is there a drink that could be
made and frozen with watermelon in it?
QUESTION —G. Benner would like a recipe for corn chips.
QUESTION A Somerset reader would like the following
recipes: Tabbouleh and other Indian/Pakintanl ethnic dishes
from that part of the world. Also Greek food recipes using com
mon ingredients, and a bread pudding that is like a custard/
pudding and not like a “cake” bread pudding.
QUESTION—Karen Kinnaine, Shartlesville, wants a recipe
for no-fail fudge made with cocoa. She also wants a recipe for
Dutch apple cake, a 1950 s recipe from the Gold Medal Flour
QUESTION —Betty Groff, Leola, would like a recipe for rai
sin sponge pie.
QUESTION Michele Powlison, writes that coming from
New England, she misses the pickled tripe found in that area. It
is one of her favorite foods and she misses it. Does anyone
have a recipe to make pickled tripe like that found in New
QUESTION Kathleen Hampford, Pottsville, is looking for
a recipe for sweet and sour meatloaf that they serve at the
Shady Maple Restaurant.
QUESTION —A reader wants recipes for bagels ana for the
QUESTION Rose Diehl, Bloomsburg, wants recipes for
turkey scrapple and turkey bologna.
QUESTION Shirley Jean Ash, Bridgeport, W.V., would
like a recipe for Southwestern Vegetable Soup that tastes like
that served at Shoney’s Restaurant. She writes that it’s the
best she ever tasted, although she’s been back to the restaur
ant several times and they didn't have it.
QUESTION Valerie Miller, Honesdale, is looking for a
recipe for pork roll.
ANSWER—A reader had writen that she tasted a delicious
cottage cheese soup at the Red Fox Inn at Snowshoe and
wanted the recipe. Thanks to a reader for writing that she made
two special trips to Snow shoe and has been going to a camp
near the town for more than 50 years. According to diligent
research no such place exists —"no Red Fox Inn, no Red Fox
Bar, no Red Fox Restaurant, no Red Fox nothing.” She has
talked to every moving person she could find, including the
post office—no Red Fox within a 20-mile radius of Snow Shoe.
Also during her intense investigation, no one had ever heard of
cottage cheese soup.
ANSWER A reader wanted to know how to freeze fresh
picked green peppers. Thanks to Fran Westfall, New Oxford,
who writes that she freezes peppers and onions every year.
For peppers, wash, take off tops, and dean out seeds. Take a
big cookie baking sheet, cut some in strips, dice some, and for
those you want to use for stuffed peppers, stand them cut-side
down and freeze. When frozen, put in freezer bags to keep all
winter. For onions, dice or cut in strips to freeze.
ANSWER G. Benner wanted recipes using corn meal.
Thanks to Eileen Greenaway, Somerville, NJ, for sending
1 cup yellow corn meal
'A cup flour
VA teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
V* teaspoon garlic powder
*/« cup green onions
1 large egg, beaten
'A cup milk
Combine dry ingredients. Add chopped green onions. Stir in
milk and beaten egg. Stir until just moistened. Drop by tea
spoonful into hot deep oil and fry until golden. Makes approxi
mately 2'A dozen.
No southerner would dream of eating fried catfish without hush
puppies and coleslaw!
I'A cups yellow corn meal
'A cup flour
2'A teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons sugar
3 /« teaspoon salt
1 large egg, beaten
1 'A cups milk
% cup butter, melted
I'A cups frozen white shoepeg corn, thawed
Combine dry ingredients. Stir together egg and remaining
ingredients; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
Bake in a preheated, oiled waffle iron just until crisp. Makes 12
4-inch waffles. Leftovers may be frozen and reheated in toas
ter. Eat these for breakfast and they make an excellent accom
paniment with vegetables instead of oven-baked bread.
ANSWER Here’s a recipe that Fran Westfall, New
Oxford, sent in. It is baked in ajar. Fran made it many times and
it always turns out good, she writes.
4 cups unsifted flour, divided
1 package dry yeast
'A cup water
'A cup milk
% cup butter
'A cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
'A cup ground almonds
'A cup chopped raisins
2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 1-pound coffee cans
Mix 2 cups flour with yeast. Stir water, milk, butter, sugar,
and salt over low heat until butter melts. Mix with flour and
yeast. Add remaining flour, nuts, fruit, and eggs. Dough will be
stiff. Knead until smooth and elastic and raisins are distributed.
Divide and place in greased coffee cans. Let rise until 1-inch
from top of can. Bake at 375 degrees for about 35 minutes.
Whole wheat can be used for all or part of the flour. Molas
ses, brown sugar or honey can be used for granulated sugar.
Any dried fruit can be substituted in place or in addition to rai
sins. If cinnamon bread is desired, roll out dough, brush with
butter and sprinkle with cinnamon before rolling up and baking.
ANSWER For those who requested diabetic recipes,
here are some from Betty Light, Lebanon, and a listing of
recommended diabetic cookbooks to find at the library or the
bookstore: “The American Diabetes Association Family Cook
books I, 11, and III.” ‘The I Can't Believe This Has No Sugar
Cookbook,* by Deborah Buhr. “The Free and Equal Sweet
Tooth Cookbook,” and “The Free Equal Dessert Cookbook,"
by Carole Kruppa. "Sweet and Sugar-free," by Karen Barkie.
“All New Cookbook for Diabetics and Their Families," by Uni
versity of Alabama at Birmingham. “The Art of Cooking for the
Diabetic," by Katherine Middleton and Mary Abbot Hess.
“Recipe for Diabetics,” by Billie Little. “The Complete Diabetic
Cookbook," “Quick and Delicious Diabetic Desserts," “The
Diabetic Chocolate Cookbook,” “Diabetic Sweet Tooth Cook
book," “Diabetic Cookies,” “Diabetic Cakes, Pies, and Other
Scrumptious Desserts,” by Mary Jane Finsand.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Munchles
'/> cup vegetable oil
'A cup peanut butter
'A cup honey
% cup skim milk
1 '/» cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
% teaspoon baking soda
V* cup rolled oats
'/a cup raisins
'A cup toasted sunflower seeds
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray baking sheets with
Baker’s Joy. In amedium mixing bowl, beat together oil, peanut
butter, honey, eggs, and milk. Add the remaining ingredients
and mix thoroughly. Drop by spoonfuls onto prepared baking
sheets. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Yields 3 dozen
cookies. Calories percookie6l. Exchanges 1 starch and 1 fat.
Corn Bread Waffles
Coffee Can Bread
(Continued from Pago B 6)
l/i pounds round steak
1 pound sliced mushrooms
1 cup butter
2 pounds onions, finely chopped
2 cans tomato soup
1 can tomato paste
1 tablespoons soy sauce
1 cup sour cream
1 package wide noodles or rice
Cut meat into 1-inch strips.
Brown meat and mushrooms in
butter. Combine soup, paste, and
seasoning. Cook about 2 hours at
350 degrees. Just before serving,
add sour cream. Place meat mix
ture over noodles and rice. Enjoy!
This is a recipe that my family
loves. It’s a meal you can put in the
oven while you’re doing your
chores and have when you come in
We have 60 head of Holsteins
and raise 150 acres of com. I enjoy
cooking and trying new recipes.
VA cups sugar
Vi cup butter, softened
VA teaspoon vanilla
2 V* cups flour
2A teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
VA cups milk
Heat oven to 3SO degrees.
Grease and flour pan.
Mix sugar, butter, eggs, and
vanilla until fluffy. Beat on high
speed 5 minutes, scraping bowl.
Beat in flour alternately with
milk at low speed. Pour into pan.
Bake 4S-S0 minutes.
1 egg white
2 tablespoons vanilla
2 tablespoons milk
'A cup confectioners" sugar
Mix the ingredients and add:
1 cup shortening
154 cups confectioners’ sugar
54 cup cocoa
More milk if it needs to be
/ think this is a tasty, moist cake.
I prefer baking over cooking. I also
love horses and reading.
I look forward to reading Lan
354 cups cake flour
2 cups sugar
S teaspoons baking powder
1 cup shortening
% cup milk
2 cups water
1 box dry cake mix (white or
1 cup egg whites
Beat all ingredients except egg
whites for 2 minutes. Add egg*
whites and beat for 2 more
minutes. Bake in a 9- by 13-inch
pan and 8- or 9-inch round pan at
350 degrees for 35-40 minuts.
When cool, frost with your favo
rite and enjoy. The recipe provides
one batch for now and another,
small one for the freezer.
Here is our favorite cake recipe.
This treat doesn’t last long at our
Tma dairy farmer's -wife and a
mother of three sons (and they're
always hungry) and one daughter.
Wemilk46 cows and raise our own
This is a busy time of year, so
I'm always looking for quick and
(Turn to Pago B 14)