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Clover Bell's Recipes

Some favorites from Grandma Strickland's recipe book, transcribed as best we could...

MEATLOAF
1# hamburg
1 tsp. salt
1 onion chopped
1 green pepper chopped
4 stalks celery chopped
1 egg
10 crackers (crumbs)

Mix together & add milk to moisten.  Bake 350 for 1 hour

MACARONI & CHEESE
2 c. elbow macaroni uncooked 
1 1/2 c. milk 
2 tbs. butter 
1/2# cheddar cheese (extra sharp) + few slices of Velveeta 
2 tbs. flour 
1/2 tsp. salt 
1/8 tsp. pepper 

Bake at 350 in a greased ovenware dish about an hour. Plan it ahead of the meal by 1 hour so that it can absord all the liquid.

ROLLS
Mix together in pan:
2 c. lukewarm milk
1/2 c. sugar
2 tsp. salt

Stir in 1/2 c. shortening  (also).  Let pan cool until mixture is just warm to your finger.  Crumble into mixture 2 c. yeast.  Add 2 beaten eggs.  Add about 6 c. flour & knead.  Let rise once.  Punch down & let rise.  Then shape.  Bake 425.

 

 

Mammaw's Recipes

Some favorites from Great Grandma ("Mammaw") Violet Brown's recipe book, transcribed as best we could...

CHEESE-POTATO CASSEROLE
3 cups diced, cooked potatoes
1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups hot milk
1 1/2 cups shredded cheese
2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
1 teaspoon melted butter or margarine

Place potatoes in a baking dish or casserole.  Melt the fat; blend in flour and salt.  Add milk and cook until thickened, stirring constantly.  Add cheese and melted fat.  Sprinkle over the potato mixture.  Bake at 350 degrees F. (moderate oven) for 30 inutes or until brown.  Six servings.

BIG DADDY'S CHOCOLATE DESSERT
Crust: 1 stick of butter (melted), 1 1/2 C. flour, 1 cup chopped pecans.  Mix all ingredients together and press into 9x13" pan.  Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 min.  Cool and refrigerate for short time.

Filling: 2-8oz pkgs cream cheese, 2 cups powdered sugar (mix together).  Add 1 large (8oz.) Cool Whip.  Spread on crust and refrig. while amking topping.

Topping: 2 pkgs Instant Chocolate Fudge pudding or butterscotch or lemon.  3 cups milk.  Beat together then add 1 small (4oz.) Cool Whipe.  Spread on top of filling and regrigerate.

NOW BEING SERVED AT BAR-B-QUE JUNCTION (ACROSS FOM AMERICAN LEGION)*

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES
3-4 Green Tomatoes
1 egg-beaten
3/4 c. flour or yellow cornmeal
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper

Slice tomatoes.  Dip into beaten egg, ten into the flour, salt & pepper mixture.  Fry in hot oil until nicely browned on both sides.

*Mammaw and Pappaw (Cloyd "Doc" Brown) owned and managed many restaurants and clubs all across the country, including the Kennel Club, Rolling Hills Country Club, the Lamplighter Inn, the Coral Room at the McCurdy Hotel and many barbeque restaurants.


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