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88-L«nc«ster Farming, Saturday, October 17, 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 BASE. 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 Nancy Kramer, Lebanon, is interested in
recipes for drop sugar cookies that remain soft and also molas
QUESTION Elizabeth Beaver, Ringtown, would like a
recipe for apple butter cake.
QUESTION Joyce Shoemaker, Mount Joy, would like
recipes for different flavors of angel food cake such as raspber
ry, strawberry or orange.
QUESTION A reader from Ephrata writes that when she
cold packs string beans, she boils them for three hours. The
jars seal, but some get a white settlement at the bottom of the
jars and the liquid at the bottom looks cloudy. She asked what
causes this problem and are the beans safe to eat. Perhaps our
readers have an explanation; however, recent research shows
that beans should be pressured canned to eliminate all bacter
ial and the risk of food poisoning.
QUESTION Dolly Getz, Manheim, is looking for a recipe
for Friendship Brownies, which are chocolate and nuts and the
dry ingredients layered in a quart jar to be given as gifts. The
receiver adds the liquid ingredients and bakes in 9-inch square
pan when ready to use. She would also like other recipes pre
pared like this for cookies, muffins, etc.
QUESTION Deirdre from New York wants a recipe for
chocolate spice cake.
QUESTION Helen Hertzler, Morgantown, wants a recipe
for pizza crust in which the dry ingredients can be mixed and
stored until ready to use and then warm water added, which is
similar to store-bought packs of pizza crust mix.
QUESTION A reader from Annville would like recipes for
food that can be given as gifts. Examples; oil, vinegar, and herb
mixtures to seal in bottles, candies, cake in ajar, cookies, etc.
She would also like a small cookie that contains anise and is
rolled in confectioners’ sugar, which is similar to those made by
QUESTION Robina Watson, Blackwood, N.J., needs
recipes for sugarless muffins for a diabetic.
QUESTION A reader wants recipes for black bread and
for pumpernickel bread.
QUESTION Donna Beyerbach, Oakdale, would like a
recipe for zucchini cake that is canned in a jar.
QUESTION —Lois Eby, Greencastle, would like a recipe for
QUESTION A Shippensburg reader would like a recipe
on making cottage cheese that is soft and creamy like the
QUESTION A Shippensburg reader would like a recipe
for corn crackles.
QUESTION Toni Levan, Galeton, would like a good
recipe for garlic pickles.
QUESTION Betty Lou Gambler, Concord, writes that her
mother purchased a pickle compound at the former People's
Drug Store during the 1940 s and 19505. There were four pack
ages in one recipe and contained rock salt, saccharine, clove
oil, and an acid of some kind that was mixed into 1 gallon of cold
vinegar and poured over pickles. The pickles were ready to eat
within several days and tasted delicious. She has tried many
stores and has not been able to locate the pickling compound.
Can any one help her?
QUESTION Barbara from Kutztown would like a recipe
for the sauce that is used to dip steamed dumplings into at a
QUESTION Estella Fink would like a recipe to make chili
QUESTION J. Gramiccioni, Stockton, N.J., wants to
know where to purchase real Italian vinegar without preserva
tives. Her father brought some from Italy, but she cant Arid it
over here. Does anyone know how it can be made or
QUESTION A reader from Orange County, N.Y. would
like a recipe for Half Sour Pickles, she believes the cucumbers
are soaked in brine overnight and can be eaten the following
QUESTION—A reader from Finger Lakes, N.Y., would like
a recipe to can together sliced onions and green bell peppers
QUESTION A Snyder County reader would like a recipe
for white chocolate mousse cake.
QUESTION A reader wants a recipe for the bretzel
QUESTION Rose Diehl, Bloomsburg, wants recipes for
turkey scrapple and turkey bologna.
ANSWER—Zucchini recipes keep flooding our files. Here
are some to use up end of the season zucchini.
1 cup grated zucchini
Vi cup grated cheese
V* cup Bisquick biscuit mix
Salt and pepper to taste
Onion and green chili, if desired. Mix all ingredients. Form
into patties and fry in oil.
Overnight Zucchini Relish
Remove the seeds from the zucchini.
10 cups ground zucchini
4 cups chopped onion
4 tablespoons salt
Mix these three ingredients in a kettle. Let stand overnight.
Rinse with cold water. Drain. Add the following:
2 peppers, ground
2'A cups vinegar
6 cups sugar
1 teaspoon tumeric
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon corn starch !
Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30
minutes. Stir occasionally. Jar and seal. Makes 8 pints.
Stuffed Zucchini Squash
4 or 5 medium zucchini squash, about 6 inches long
V 4 teaspoon salt
*/« tablespoon oil
*/* cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, chopped
V* pound sweet sausage, casing removed
'A pound ground beef
% teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon rosemary
3 slices bread
Vt cup milk
3 tablespoons grated cheese
% cup chopped parsley
Wash zucchini and cut off ends. Cook whole in boiling water
8 minutes. Drain. Cut in half lengthwise and remove pulp. Cook
onion and garlic in oil a few minutes; add sausage, beef, salt,
pepper, and rosemary. Cook 15 minutes. Break bread in
pieces and soak in milk. Add to meat. Add cheese and zucchini
pulp. Place in baking dish, greased. Bake at 325 degrees for 35
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
V 6 teaspoon baking powder
IVi teaspoon cinnamon
*/« teaspoon chopped walnuts
3 large eggs
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups shredded zucchini
8-ounce crushed pineapple, well drained
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two loaf
pans. In a bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, baking
powder, and cinnamon. Stir in chopped walnuts and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs, and sugar until smooth.
Add oil and vanilla and beat until incorporated. Stir in zucchini
and pineapple until well blended. Stir In dry ingredients just
Pour into the prepared pans and bake for one hour. Cool in
pan for 10 minutes before removing.
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Kitzmiller is a 1998 graduate
of Northern York High School
and has completed four years of
agricultural education. He is
enrolled as a student at the
Delaware Valley College with
plans of becoming a large ani
Kitzmiller participated in the
Pennsylvania FFA extempora
neous public speaking contest in
1997 and received 4th place
after receiving Ist in the county
and advancing through area and
regional competition. In 1998 he
was selected as the
Pennsylvania FFA State Star
Farmer. He was the president of
his local FFA chapter for two
years after serving as the sen
tinel for one year. He competed
in the York Fair and York
County livestock judging con
tests all four years that he was_a
member and also competed ins.
the York County forestry and
wildlife contests. He also attend-'
ed the PA FFA Made "fgr
Excellence leadership confer-"
ence. * f
of Ritchie and Sonia
Flinchbaugh, York, was selected
to receive the York County FFA
Scholarship. Flinchbaugh is a"
1998 graduate of the Eastern
York High School, where he was
enrolled in the agricultural edu
cation program for two years. He
is studying agricultureal busi
ness management at the main
campus of the Pennsylvania
Flinchbaugh attended the
Governors School for
Agricultural Sciences in the
summer of 1997. He competed in
the county, area, and regional
level public speaking contests in
1998. He was the first-place
individual and a member of the
first-place team in the
Pennsylvania FFA land judging
contest in June of 1998.
Other students who are also
receiving scholarships from
funds administered by the York
County Agriculture Teachers are
Michael Burrell, son of William
and Carolyn, Dover; Crystal
Goodyear, daughter of William
and Cindy Goodyear, Dover;
Kelli Macdonald, daughter of
Garen and Christine
Macdonald, Dover; Angela
Miller, daughter of Robert
Miller and Mary Traylor;
Morgan Stocker, daughter of
Andrea Boyer, Wellsville; and
Heather Jasienski, daughter of
Michael and Bertha Jasienski,
The scholarship recipient
must be a graduate of an agri
program in York County who is
continuing his or her education
in a post high school institution
with selection based on future
plans, financial need, leadership
activities, and scholastic perfor
York County FFA Names
Paul Kitzmiller, son of Mrs.
Thelma Kitzmiller, Wellsville,
has been selected to receive the
Carroll F. Thompson Scholarship.
The recipient was selected by
the York County Vocational
Association to receive the schol
arship which is given in memory
of Carroll F. Thompson, formerly
a vocational agriculture teacher
at Spring Grove and Dover high