On Our Table (Recipes)

The Disciple Women would like to share their favorite recipes with you.  Some are treasured family keepsakes, some are new, some are just favorites from family and friends.  We hope you will enjoy preparing some of these delicious dishes.  Like our recipes?  We would love to have your feedback at fccofgriffin@comcast.net.  Please reference "recipes" in subject line.  Thank you for visiting our website.

 

CORN CASSEROLE

 

1 box Jiffy Cornmeal Muffin Mix

2 cans cream style corn

4 eggs

3/4 cup oil

2 tsp garlic salt

1 1/2 cups grated cheese

1 small jar chopped pimentoes (optional)

Mix all ingredients together and top with cheese.  Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.

 

 

 

SWEET VIDALIA SPREAD

 

1 cup sugar

2 cups water

1/4 cup vinegar

1/2 tsp celery seeds

2 medium Vidalia onions, finely chopped

3 tbsp mayonnaise

In a saucepan, bring, sugar, water, vinegar and celery seeds to a boil.  Add chopped onions, cover and remove from heat.  Keep covered for 15-20 minutes.  Drain and mix with mayonaise.  Serve with assorted crackers.  Makes appx 2 cups.

 

TOMATO-CHEDDAR SPREAD

1 (10 oz) can Ro-Tel original tomatoes and green chilies.

1 cup mayonnaise

2 (8 oz.) blocks sharp cheddar cheese (not pre-shredded)

1 (4 oz) jar chopped pimentoes

Stir together tomatoes, mayonnaise, cheese and pimentoes.  Serve with crackers.    Makes 2 1/2 cups

 

BEAN SALAD

 

1 can whole kernel corn

1 can tiny English peas

1 can cut green beans

1 can small lima beans

1 can black beans

1 can sliced carrots

1 medium jar chopped pimentoes

1 cup onion, sliced

1 cup bell pepper, chopped

1 cup celery, chopped

Drain corn, carrots, peas and beans.  Mix all vegetables together.

DRESSING:

1 cup vinegar. 

1 cup sugar

3/4 cup oil

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

2 Tbsp water

Mix and heat all ingredients to boiling.  Cool and pour over vegetables.  Mix well and refrigerate overnite.

 

 

Blue Cheese Dressing

Mix the following ingredients together

4 oz. blue cheese

1 1/2 cup mayo

1/4 cup milk

½ teaspoon garlic

1/3 cup parmesan cheese

 

 

 Beer Bread

 

Ingredients

3 cups self-rising flour

3 tbsp. sugar

12 oz. beer at room temperature

 

Directions

Preheat oven to 375

Oil loaf pan or spray with pam

Mix above ingredients

Sprinkle flour on counter and knead dough

Put dough in loaf pan and bake for 50-55 mins

 

Ambrosia

 

Ingredients

8 – 10 large oranges (the more oranges, the more Ambrosia)

1 cup coconut

1 cup chopped pecans

1 jar chopped drained red cherries

Directions

Peel and cut up oranges.  Be sure to squeeze orange center oranges are cut up.  Add coconut, chopped pecans, and chopped, drained cherries.  Refrigerate and serve with cake or alone

 

 

Christmas Fruit Cookies

 

Ingredients

1 cup light brown sugar

3 cups butter

3 cups flour

½ cup milk

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. soda

(Any kind of candied fruit can be used)

1 lb. candied cherries

1 lb. chopped dates

½ lb. candied pineapple

7 cups pecans

1 box light raisins

Dash salt

 

Directions

Grease cookie sheet. Preheat oven to 300

Cream butter and sugar.  Add eggs. Alternate flour milk

Add fruit in any order. You may have to mix with hands after all the fruit is added. 

Drop cookies onto greased cookie sheet with teaspoon.  Bake at 300 for 20 to 30 minutes.  If you cook cookies a bit longer they will be crispier.    MAKES 12 DOZEN

 

Date Loaf

 

Ingredients

1 box  pound cake mix

1 cup chopped and drained red cherries

1 cup chopped pecans

1 cup coconut

1 cup chopped dates

 

Directions

Preheat oven to 350

Make pound cake according to box instructions.

Mix in chopped, drained cherries.  Mix well

Mix in chopped pecans.  Mix well

Mix in coconut.  Mix well

Mix in chopped dates.  Mix well

Line loaf pan with aluminum foil.  Leave enough foil on each end to cover cake when baked.  Press foil well into pan being sure to fit into corners.  Spray and flour foil in loaf pan.  Tap pan over trash can to get off excess flour.

Pour batter into loaf pan.  Pan should not be overfilled or it will cook over.

Garnish top of cake with whole pecans and half cherries pieces

Put cake into middle of oven for 1 to ½ hours.  Cake is done when cake tester comes out clean in the middle.

Refrigerate cake.  It cuts better cold.  It may be frozen for an extended time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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