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Thread: I am looking for some old recipes

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    Super Member Mariah's Avatar
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    Mom's Meat Loaf;
    1# hamburger
    1/2#sausage
    2 eggs
    1 c. milk
    2 c. bread crumbs
    salt and pepper
    1/2 t. sage
    1/4 t. garlic powder
    1/4 t. onion powder
    Toast the bread for crumbs; toast twice to have nice and crumbly; add to milk. Beat eggs and add to milk mixture.
    Combine meat and have well blended; add seasonings and mix well. Add milk-egg mixture; mix well. Put in baking pan.
    Topping: Combine 1 c. ketchup with brown sugar and mix well. Poke holes in meat mixture, and pour topping over and spread well.
    Put in baking dishes; this makes a large meat loaf. For just 2 people, I use 2-3 pans, and freeze part of it. It is wonderful to have on hand when you don't care if you cook or not, or company comes. Makes great meat loaf sandwiches; my DH and Son's favorite sandwich!
    My Mom made this quite a lot, as it was quick, easy and made a lot.
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    My grandmother made that on Friday nights...she made two bowls..one with bacon and one without for the Catholic family members. Only difference was she cooked the mac almost done and she added a bell pepper. I love that and love to smell it cooking...
    "You must do the thing you think you cannot do"....E. Roosevelt

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    Quote Originally Posted by SewExtremeSeams View Post
    Is that kind of like a quick noodle? So, you could put a sauce over it?
    Spaetzle is like a small dumpling. Really wonderful to eat. I would kill for a real Spaetzle cutter...
    Shoot, now I have a taste for them...
    Tink's Mom (My name is really Susie)

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    My Mom used to have to stand in line at the stores during WWII for my Grandmother...she would stand in line sometimes for 1 roll of toilet paper.

    She still talks about my Grandma making spagetti with bacon as the meat....HORRIBLE! It was the only meat she could get a bit of and it needed to stretch to feed 5...including my grandfather and Gt Grandfather.
    Tink's Mom (My name is really Susie)

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    Here is a spread recipe I made up using a can of spam, 8 oz block of softened cream cheese and prepared horseradish. Put the spam and cream cheese in a food processor until mixed, then add horseradish to taste. I usually add about 2-3 tablespoons. Great to spread on crackers and hard bread.
    Mtn Mama

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    Funny, I was just remembering that Jello (plain) was a novel at our home for a while. We also had the wonderful bananna nut cake with a caramel icing. Our food was pretty straight forward. They butchered a hog in winter and was used until all gone. My mom is 100 + years old now so I guess the fat didn't kill her. Do you remember when we were first introduced to marjorine? It came in a bag with a yellow bead in it that you had to knead to make the product yellow like butter.

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    When I was a child mom would fix a pineapple upside down cake for a last minute "Ups! I forgot to fix a dessert for supper " dessert. She could have it in the oven in 5 minutes. My all time favorite, usually fixed for birthdays only was a white 3 layer Baltimore cake layered with fresh Banana slices and vanilla butter creme icing, iced on the outside with 7 minute icing and covered with fresh grated coconut. The difference in the taste between already grated coconut and freshly grated coconut is like the difference between hamburger steak and porterhouse steak! So much trouble but so worth it. And I love homemade divinity and fudge candy.

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    I really like Spam as long as it is pan fried crispy on the outside. I enjoy it with eggs and toast for breakfast. Also, when I was sailing offshore in my sailboat, I would make fried Spam sandwiches with sliced cheddar cheese and onion. I like 'em. Now cold Spam out of a can makes my stomach roll.

    Grandma used to make these cookies she called Tea Cakes. I loved to eat the dough raw. I have not been able to find her recipe, but it's taste was similar to a sugar cookie dough, except when cooked, they came out thick instead of thin.
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    I still have my Mom's old cookbook. It's called the "Searchlight Cook Book". I think it was printed in the early 40's. It has some really good old recipes. I was only about 10 in WWII but remember Mom making Tamale Pie a lot and yes, we are SPAM burgers too. I remember when margarine (or Oleo as it was called) came in one big white chunk and the coloring came in a little packet and you had to mix the margarine and the coloring so it resembled butter...Seems like a 100 years ago now....
    Families are like old quilts....although they tend to unravel at times...each can be stitched back together with love.

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    When I was little (late 60's), my parents divorced. As a result, we were quite poor. My DM would spend $40 a month to take care of 3 of us. Mom would take a can of Spam, cover it with brown sugar/mustard glaze and bake it in the oven. She would even put a pineapple ring and a marichino cherry on it. Mock ham.
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