This recipe isn’t one of Grandma Falba’s, but it’s one of my holiday favorites. The spiciness of the crust and sweetness of the apricot preserves is a wonderful combination. And when you don’t want to cook a whole turkey and Continue reading “Roasted Turkey Breast with New Mexico Green Chile Stuffing”
Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie, 1952
I remember four hours of driving in an Idaho snowstorm with four of these pumpkin pies balanced on the Continue reading “Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie, 1952”
Homemade Noodles, Grandma Falba Style
I remember when home pasta machines were all the rage. I was at Grandma’s house, it was during the holiday season and Continue reading “Homemade Noodles, Grandma Falba Style”
Grandma Falba’s Standard Figuring Book has many relish recipes, with varying degrees of explanation or instruction on exactly how Continue reading “Corn Relish”
What is Tomato Relish?
Tomatoes from the garden can really pile up. One of Grandma Falba’s many relish recipes Continue reading “What is Tomato Relish?”
Prepared Mustard, Homemade
What?!? Make your own mustard? Grandma Falba had this recipe in the Standard Figuring Book but Continue reading “Prepared Mustard, Homemade”
Is it Ketchup or Catsup?*
This is going to make a lot of ketchup (catsup). I’ve read through some modern do-it-yourself ketchup (catsup) recipes, and they nearly all use Continue reading “Is it Ketchup or Catsup?*”
Cinnamon Stick Relish
This recipe escapes me, I just can’t imagine how this might taste. I think that’s a good reason to include it here, for others like me who sometimes just like to read recipes!
Cinnamon Stick Relish
Sprinkle 1 peck green tomatoes with 1 pint salt. Let stand all nite. Drain next morning.
Add 1 medium cabbage, 3 sweet red peppers, 3 large green peppers & 4 onions chopped fine.
Cook all until onions are tender, then add to the following dressing, which has been boiled 1/2 hr.
3 qts vinegar
8 C sugar
2 T celery seed
2 T mustard seed
1/2 doz cinnamon sticks
1 T whole cloves
When’s the last time you saw the word ‘peck’ in a recipe?
Chili Sauce from the Standard Figuring Book
This chili sauce recipe is unfamiliar to me, and as a youngster who only liked a handful of foods, I wouldn’t have tried it Continue reading “Chili Sauce from the Standard Figuring Book”
Dill Pickles, the Basics
This recipe, also from the Standard Figuring Book, is not the only dill pickle recipe Grandma used, but it might possibly Continue reading “Dill Pickles, the Basics”