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MENU MINDER INDEX 14
RECIPES & HOUSEHOLD HINTS


   

         Welcome to index #14 from the Menu Minders. These are a collection of recipes and household hints gathered from Nov.1996 thru Oct. 1997, starting with issue #157. This is the last years index. If you think you'd like to order our Menu Minder for yourself or a friend. Keep in mind that you may order any single issue or any year by whatever grouping you want, i.e.: may -april, jan-dec, etc. Our publication runs from a November thru October basis and you can order any way you care to. You need only look at Order Back Issues.

 

   
Recipes                           Issue   Page

APPETIZERS:

Dip - Artichoke Spinach (Olive Garden) (Gloria Pitzer) Aug 97 3 Dip - Spinach Mar 97 2 Pate'- Fish Like St. Clair Inn (Gloria Pitzer) May 97 2 Pate'- Veggie Like Shirlee Bloom's Vineyard (Gloria Pitzer) Nov 96 2 Tuna Sampler - Betty's Feb 97 2
BEVERAGES:

Beer - Homemade Par Excellence Jul 97 2 Mocha Latte - Like Arby's (Gloria Pitzer) Jan 97 5 Punch - Excellent Jun 97 2 Punch - Kool-Aid Aug 97 2 Punch - Non-Alcoholic Champagne Jun 97 2 Smoothie (Strawberry/Banana) - No Sugar Added (Gloria Pitzer) Oct 97 5 Tea - Holiday Spiced Jan 97 2 The Wassail Bowl Jun 97 1 Muffins - Peach With Brown Sugar (Peach Sampler Book) Sep 97 3 Muffins - Peach With Pecans Feb 97 5 Muffins - Pumpkin (Libby's) Dec 96 5 Muffins - Zucchini (Gloria Pitzer) Mar 97 4 Rolls - Dinner (Bob's Oven) (Gloria Pitzer) May 97 4 Rolls - Dinner (Double Quick) Dec 96 5 Rolls - Dinner (No Knead) (Gloria Pitzer) May 97 4 Rolls - Eggfree, Milkfree Apr 97 4 Rolls - Lowfat, Eggless (Minnies) Mar 97 1 Rolls - Yeast (Ann Sayles) Nov 96 1
BREADS-SWEET:

Apple - Helen's Jan 97 3 Applesauce - Spiced Jun 97 4 Applesauce (Chunky) - Quick (Ruby Tree Farms) (Gloria Pitzer) Oct 97 3 Biscuit Pull Aparts - Apricot Pecan (Hungry Jack's) Jan 97 2 Donuts - Like Awrey's Long Johns (New Orleans) Dec 96 5 Donuts - Dixie Cream Mashed Potatoes Dec 96 5 Eggnog Jan 97 3 French Toast - Good Jul 97 2 Fruitbread - Diabetic's Jun 97 4 Lemon Jul 97 6 Paczki - Easy Homemade (Gloria Pitzer) Mar 97 4 Pancake Mix - Versatile Sep 97 3 Pumpkin Jan 97 2 Strawberry Rhubarb - Like Wine Country Inn (Gloria Pitzer) Aug 97 4 Waffles - Like The Waffle Man Jun 97 4 Zucchini - Pineapple (Doris') Apr 97 5 Zucchini - Wheat Germ (Gloria Pitzer) Jun 97 4
CAKES:

3 Ingredient Feb 97 5 Applesauce Dec 96 4 Black Forest - David Rosengarden's Apr 97 4 Carrot - Aunt Belle's May 97 4 Chocolate Potato Jun 97 4 Coffee Cake - Long John Like Awrey's (Gloria Pitzer) Dec 96 5 Coffee Cake - Rhubarb Sep 97 5 Dump Feb 97 5 Fruit - Diabetic (Ruth's) Aug 97 1 Fruitcake - Brandied (Aunt Peg's) Mar 97 3 Fruitcake - Japanese Mar 97 3 Fruitcake - Tennessee Jun 97 5 Fruitcake - Texas (Gloria Pitzer) Jan 97 3 Garden Griddle - (Gloria Pitzer) Jun 97 3 Ginger - Stack Apr 97 5 Gooey - (Madelaine's) Oct 97 4 Happiness Jun 97 6 Ice Cream - Like Dairy Queen (Gloria Pitzer) Jul 97 4 Molasses - Mama's Gingerbread May 97 5 Pineapple Upside Down Feb 97 6 Punch Bowl (Trifle) Sep 97 5 Red Velvet - Waldorf Astoria Dec 96 4 Snowcake - Cherry Nut Nov 96 3 Tomato Soup Aug 97 5
CAKES-CHEESE:

No Bake Jan 97 3
CANDIES:

Chocolate - Dipping Mar 97 5 Fudge - Divinity Jul 97 5 Fudge - Mashed Potatoes Quick Coconut Dec 96 1 Mints - Mashed Potatoes After Dinner Dec 96 1 Rocky Road Mar 97 5 Taffy Mar 97 5
CASSEROLES:

Salmon - Cheese Sep 97 1 Spaghetti - Baked (Paula's) Feb 97 3 Sweet Potato Nov 96 3 Potato Cheese May 97 1
COOKIES:

Bars - Date (Gloria Pitzer) Dec 96 3 Bars - Fig Newtons Nov 96 3 Bars - Hello Dolly Feb 97 5 Bars - Honey Fruit Oct 97 5 Carrot Aug 97 5 Lemon Cheese - Royal Oak Tribune Jan 97 3 M&M Feb 97 5 Macaroons - Cornflake Jan 97 4 Mincemeat - (Gloria Pitzer) Mar 97 3 Mincemeat - Cheese (Gloria Pitzer) Mar 97 3 Molasses - Perfect Dec 96 3 Oatmeal - Raisin Sep 97 3 Overnight Self Frosting Jan 97 4 Peanut Butter - Gertrude's Jan 97 4 Peanut Butter - Old Country Buffet Revision (Gloria Pitzer) Sep 97 4 Pizzelli(Frugel Gourmet Cooks Italian Cookbook) Nov 96 4 Pumpkin Nov 96 1 Pumpkin Pie Spice - Sugar Free Oct 97 1 Ranger Aug 97 5 Sugar - Sanders 1970 (Gloria Pitzer) Nov 96 4 Swedish Icebox May 97 4 Wheat Germ With Coconut Aug 97 5
DESSERTS:

Apples - Baked Jul 97 5 Brown Betty - Rhubarb Sep 97 4 Brownies - German Chocolate Sep 97 3 Cobbler - Fruit (Jiffy) Sep 97 5 Cobbler - Peach Apricot Oct 97 4 Cobbler - Rhubarb Swirl Sep 97 4 Creampuff - Saucepan (Gloria Pitzer) Apr 97 5 Crunch - Rhubarb Sep 97 4 Custard - Rice (Baked) Apr 97 5 Dessert Squares - Old Country Buffet (Gloria Pitzer) Jun 97 5 Dessert Squares - Peanut Buffer Mocha Old Country Buffet (Gloria Pitzer) Sep 97 3 Fudge - Hot (Gloria Pitzer) Dec 96 4 Fudgsicles Jul 97 1 ice Cream - Vanilla (The Kitchen Club Recipes of 1954) Oct 97 5 Ice Cream - Vanilla (Rich) Oct 97 5 Ice Cream - Vanilla Custard Oct 97 5 Jello Egg Jigglers Apr 97 5 Popsicles Jul 97 1 Pudding - Rice (The Beef Carver) Jan 97 5 Pudding - Sweet Potato Jul 97 5 Pumpkin Squares Jan 97 4 Pumpkin Squares - Easy (The Royal Tribune) Jan 97 4 Quickee Dessert - Like Geisz Hall Aug 97 5 Rice - Glorified (Sveden House) Aug 97 3 Rhubarb Treats Sep 97 4 Hungarian Nut Roll - Mary's Oct 97 5 Sherbert - Orange Jul 97 1 Tiramisu - (Gloria Pitzer) Jan 97 5 Torte - Hungarian With Walnuts (Hungarian Lady's) Jun 97 5 Torte - Blitz (Simple) Mar 97 4 Torte - Blitz Mar 97 4 Torte - Blitz Apr 97 4 Turtles Jul 97 5
FROSTINGS:

Brown Sugar Icing or Candy For Applesauce Cake Dec 96 4 Buttercream - Fred Sanders 1976 (Gloria Pitzer) Nov 96 5 Chocolate -Yogurt Nov 96 5 Chocolate Almond - (From Vincent Price' Book "Treasury of Great Recipes") Nov 96 5 Cinnabon - (Gloria Pitzer) Jan 97 5 Fudge for Donuts - Like Farmer Jack's (Gloria Pitzer) Oct 97 6 Sanders Jul 97 5 Whipped Cream - Marshmallow Dec 96 4 Whipped Cream - Tish Myer's Nov 96 5
HELPFUL HINTS:

Ants - Keeping Out of the House May 97 5 Baking Soda - Book Feb 97 6 Baking Soda - In the Wash Feb 97 6 Baking Soda Uses Feb 97 6 Bathtub - Removing Decals Sticky Residue Apr 97 6 Bathtub Decals - Removing Jul 97 6 Brass Fixtures - Cleaning Jan 97 6 Carpets - Removing Grease Spots Mar 97 6 Carpets - Removing lndentations Apr 97 6 Cats - Keeping Away Jun 97 6 Catalog - Dak Bread Machine May 97 6 Catalog - Garden Aug 97 6 Chair Pads - Cleaning May 97 5 Cleaner - Driveway Apr 97 6 Clothing - Keeping Colors Bright Mar 97 6 Clothing - Removing Perspiration and Deodorant Stains May 97 6 Clothing - Removing Rust Stains Sep 97 6 Clothing - Removing Spaghetti Sauce Mar 97 6 Clothing - Shrunk Feb 97 6 Cookbook - 4001 Food Facts May 97 6 Cookbook - Amish Country Jun 97 6 Cookbook - Best Ever Breads May 97 6 Cookbook - Fleischmann's Yeast Bread Machine Apr 97 6 Cookbook - Heartland Celebrity Dec 96 6 Cookbook - Zucchini and Pumpkin Aug 97 6 Crossing Guards - Keeping Warm Dec 96 6 Diabetic Information Feb 97 6 Dogs and Cats - Keeping from Yard Jun 97 6 Drains - Slow Running May 97 5 E-Mail - Ask Your Neighbor Aug 97 1 Fabric - Removing Fruit Stains Dec 96 6 Fry Pans - Removing Burned Food Jan 97 6 Glassware - Cleaning Jun 97 6 Gum - Removing May 97 6 Hair Tint - Removing from Clothing May 97 5 Helpful Hints Sep 97 6 Household Hints - 800 Hints Jun 97 6 Household Hints - Cleaning Nov 96 6 Marker Stains - Removing From Glass Jul 97 6 Molemed - Ridding Moles Jun 97 6 Mosquito Bites - Preventing May 07 5 Newsletter - Dr. Muriel Wagner's Eating Younger Apr 97 6 Ovens - Removing Melted Plastic Jan 97 6 Pharmaceutical Program (Emergency) Sep 97 6 Pillows - Washing Nov 96 6 Plants - Hibiscus May 97 5 Plastic Containers -Removing Odor Dec 96 6 Plastic Wrap - Problems Nov 96 6 Poem - Deck of Cards Mar 97 6 Poem - I Can't Remember Dec 96 6 Poem -Time Is Apr 97 1 Poem - Today Is Tomorrow's Yesterday Aug 97 6 Poem - What Is Love? Sep 97 6 Product Information - Low Methoxyl Jun 97 6 Recipes - Lowfat/Nonfat May 97 6 Recipe Information - Equal Jun 97 6 Recycling Aug 97 6 Refrigerator Gaskets Aug 97 6 Rheumatoid Arthritis Soak - (Bernadine's) Jul 97 6 Scarves - Wrinkle Free Jan 97 6 Scouring Powder Feb 97 6 Shear Drapes - Washing Mar 97 6 Squirrels - Keeping Away Jun 97 6 Stains - Removing Feb 97 6 Telephone - Problems Dec 96 6 Toothbrushes - Discolored Aug 97 6 Visually Impaired Feb 97 6 Wall Paper (Old) - Removing May 97 6 Wax - Water Repellent for Shoes May 97 6 Wax Paper Jul 97 6 Wild Animals - Keeping Away Aug 97 6 Wooden Cuffing Boards - Cleaning Sep 97 6
HELPFUL HINTS-FOOD:

Alcohol - Substitutions Apr 97 6 Apples - Caramel Nov 96 6 Apples - Frozen Dec 96 6 Arthritis Help May 97 6 Baking Powder -Testing Apr 97 6 Bean Tips Sep 97 2 Biscuits - Rising Apr 97 5 Bread (Banana) - Keeping from Being Dry Jan 97 6 Bread - Raising in Microwave Oct 97 6 Butter - Softening Nov 96 6 Cabbage - Softening In Microwave Apr 97 5 Chicken Broth - Clarify May 97 5 Cholesterol - Lowering May 97 6 Cookies - Making Alot Jan 97 6 Cookies - Rolling And Cutting Jan 97 6 Corn on the Cob - Freezing Jun 97 6 Cornstarch - Substitutions Apr 97 6 Cranberries Jan 97 6 Fish - Cleaning and Freezing Nov 96 6 Fish - Freezing Nov 96 6 Fish - Frying Nov 96 6 Flour - Substitute May 97 5 Freezing - Ball Blue Book Tip Nov 97 6 Garlic - Removing Skin Jan 97 6 Hickory Nuts - Buying Dec 96 6 Jello - Old Apr 97 6 Jogging in a Jug - Homemade Jun 97 6 Jogging in a Jug - Purchasing Jun 97 6 Manicotti Shells - Easy Stuffing Method Jul 97 3 Manicotti Shells - Another Easy Method Jul 97 3 Onions - Vidalia Aug 97 6 Rhubarb - Freezing Jul 97 6 Sorrel - Preserving Mar 97 6 Sorrel - Seeds Mar 97 6 Sour Milk - Making May 97 5 Sugar - Replacing Granulated with Maple Sugar Jan 97 6 Tomatoes - Freezing Whole Oct 97 6 Turkeys - Cooking Jan 97 6 What Equals What Apr 97 6 Yeast Apr 97 6
MAIN DISHES:

Frank Loaf - Ground Aug 97 3 Goulash - Hungarian Hot Dog (Betty's) May 97 2 Ham - Honey Baked Jan 97 2 Ham - Southern Baked Jan 97 2 Ham Loaf - Auntie Bee's Dec 96 2 Ham Loaf - Havana's Jan 97 1 Ham Croquette - Like Bill Knapps (Gloria Pitzer)Dec 96 3 Hash -. Hillbilly Aug 97 4 Johnny Mozzetti Aug 97 4 Johnny Mozzetti Oct 97 2 Lasagna Oct 97 2 Macaroni with Four Cheeses Oct 97 3 Manicotti - Spinach Stuffed with Red Pepper Sauce (From Cloverleaf Restaurant in Eastpointe) Jul 97 3 Noodles - Beef (Bob Evans) Apr 97 2 Pizza - Upside Down (Gloria Pitzer) Feb 97 4 Stir Fry - Anti Arthritis May 97 1 Sweet Peppers - Stuffed (Ruth's) Jun 97 3
MAIN DISHES-MEAT:

Pork Chops - Baked (Gloria Pitzer) Mar 97 3 Empanada (Meat Pies) May 97 3 Meat Pie (World War 11) May 97 3 Meatballs - For A Catered Affair (Gloria Pitzer)May 97 3 Meatloaf - Carrot Aug 97 3 Meatloaf - Like Boston Market (Gloria Pitzer) Feb 97 3 Meatloaf - For Two Feb 97 3 Meatloaf - Plain (Letties) Feb 97 3 Meatloaf - Sweet and Sour (Jan's) Mar 97 1 Roast Beef - All Night (Slow Cooker) Nov 96 2
MAIN DISHES-POULTRY:

Chicken Baked (Fried) - Like Colonel Sanders (Gloria Pitzer) Mar 97 2 Chicken Broccoli Vegetable Sauté May 97 3 Chicken Paprikas - Hungarian Apr 97 3
MAIN DISHES-SEAFOOD:

Orange Roughy Feb 97 3 Salmon - Baked with Mushrooms Sep 97 2 Salmon Loaf Apr 97 2 Salmon Loaf - (Gloria Pitzer) May 97 2 Salmon Loaf - Salutary (Gloria Pitzer) Sep 97 2 Salmon Patties - Abby's Apr 97 3 Tuna Twirls Jun 97 3
MISCELLANEOUS-RECIPES:

Corned Beef - Pickle Juice (Gloria Pitzer) Dec 96 3 Corned Beef Brisket Nov 96 3 Crepes - Spinach (Gloria Pitzer) Jul 97 4 Dough (Lazy) - Refrigerator Jun 97 5 Eggs - Deviled (Simple Version) (Gloria Pitzer) Dec 96 2 Eggs - Deviled (With or Without Sugar) Dec 96 2 Glaze - Ham (Gloria Pitzer) Jan 97 2 Glaze - Ham (Peach) Feb 97 4 Gnocchi Feb 97 4 Gnocchi - Old Work Feb 97 4 Gnocchi - Potatoes Feb 97 4 Gravy - Beef from Slow Cooker Nov 96 3 Hash - Texas (Baked) May 97 2 Kielbasa - Homemade May 97 3 Meringue - Never Fail Dec 96 3 Mincemeat - Apple Nov 96 5 Pan Ease Nov 96 5 Pan Coat Nov 96 6 Pasta Beans Aug 97 4 Pasties - English Nov 96 3 Pasties - English (Carrie's) Oct 97 2 Pie Crusts - Mary Bs with Oil Jul 97 5 Pierogi - Sour Cream Mar 97 3 Ravioli Jul 97 4 Rice Pilaf - Greek Style Jul 97 4 Struedal - Broccoli (Gloria Pitzer) Oct 97 2
PIES:

Apple - Fried Apr 97 1 Apple - Sour Cream (Kathy's) Mar 97 5 Chocolate Mint (Healthy Exchange Newsletter by Joanna Lund) Sep 97 6 Chocolate Peppermint (Taste of Home Magazine) Sep 97 6 Million Dollar Feb 97 6 Peach - Classic Oct 97 4 Peach (Fresh) - Deep Dish with Southern Comfort Oct 97 4 Peaches and Cream (impossible) Sep 97 5 Peaches and Cream (Impossible) - Addendum Oct 97 6 Pumpkin - Chiffon (Healthy Exchanges Cookbook by Joanna Lund) Mar 97 5 Pumpkin - Paradise (Addendum) Feb 97 6 Pumpkin - Sugar Free (Jenny's) Mar 97 5 Pumpkin - Sugar Free (Mama's) Mar 97 5 Rhubarb Sep 97 5 Sweet Potato Jan 97 4 Sweet Potato - Custard Dec 96 3 Tomato (Green) Oct 97 4 Zucchini - Mock Apple Nov 96 4
PRESERVING:

Apples - Mama Mildred's Top of the Stove Jan 97 1 Apple Buffer - Slow Cooker Dec 96 1 Apple Buffer -(Wasen Fruit Farm) Oct 97 6 Butter - Tomato Oct 97 6 Jam - Carrot Oct 97 1 Jam -Freezer Strawberry for Diabetics Jul 97 6 Jam - Rhubarb Oct 97 6 Jam - Zucchini (Helen's) Jan 97 5 Pickles - Deli Jan 97 6 Pickles - Dill (Candied) Nov 96 5 Relish - Onion Jul 97 6
SALADS:

Bean - Anna's Aug 97 2 Bean - Baked Aug 97 2 Bean - Bella's Aug 97 3 Bean - Hudson's Jun 97 2 Chicken - Like Ponderosa (Gloria Pitzer) Feb 97 2 Cranberry - (Mama Buelah's) Dec 96 2 Five Cup Aug 97 2 Jello - Rhubarb Sep 97 2 The Watergate Dec 96 2
SALAD DRESSINGS:

French - Like Bob Evans (Gloria Pitzer) Dec 96 2 French - Like Bob Evans Updated (Gloria Pitzer) Dec 96 2 French - Miracle (Gloria Pitzer) Jul 97 2 Garlic (Creamy) - Like Sero's (Gloria Pitzer) Nov 96 2 Greek - Creamy (Gloria Pitzer) Oct 97 2 Greek - Like the Olive Garden (Gloria Pitzer) Dec 96 2 Italian (Rosey Clear) - Like Sero's (Gloria Pitzer) Nov 96 2 Pasta - Bella's Jun 97 2 Sweet and Sour with Celery Seed - Like the Essen House (Shipshewana) May 97 2 Thousand Island - Like Sero's (Gloria Pitzer) Nov 96 2 Tomato Soup Aug 97 2 Vinegar and Oil - Bella's Aug 97 3
SAUCES & FILLINGS:

Filling - For Lazy Dough Jun 97 5 Filling - Sour Cream Mix for Jello Nov 96 4 Filling - Streamlined Cream May 97 4 Filling - Whipped Cream Nov 96 4 Sauce - Barbeque - Like Kenny Rogers Restaurant (Gloria Pitzer) Apr 97 2 Sauce - Barbeque (Bourbon) Apr 97 2 Sauce - Bordeaux Oct 97 2 Sauce - Bourbon Chicken (Like The Bourbon Street Cafe in Somerset Mail) (Gloria Pitzer) Aug 97 3 Sauce - Lemon (to be used with Mama's Gingerbread) May 97 5 Sauce - Salsa Marinara (Gracies) Apr 97 1 Sauce - Sophie's Jun 97 2 Sauce - Spaghetti (Similar to Big Boy's) (Gloria Pitzer) Dec 96 2 Sauce - Strawberry y Apr 97 2 Sauce - Sweet and Sour Oct 97 2 Sauce - Tomato (Nina's) Feb 97 4 Sauce - White (Medium) Feb 97 4
SOUPS:

Black Bean Feb 97 2 Black Bean (Caribbean) - From Sweet Lorraine's Feb 97 1 Cheese - Like Shoney's (Gloria Pitzer) Feb 97 2 Chicken and Endive - (Mama's) Apr 97 2 Chili - Steak and Lima Sep 97 2 Chowder - Cheddar (Gloria Pitzer) Feb 97 2 Cucumber - Cold (Jan's) Oct 97 2 Garlic - Bobby's May 97 2 Gazpacho - From Chuck Muer's River Crab and Red Hawk Restaurant (Gloria Pitzer) Jul 97 2 Gazpacho - (Gloria Pitzer) Aug 97 2 Italian Wedding Mar 97 2 Italian Wedding May 97 2 Italian Wedding - (Gloria Pitzer) Mar 97 2 Italian Wedding or Christmas Soup Mar 97 2 Lemon Rice (Avolemon) - Like Sero's - (Gloria Pitzer) Nov 96 2 Lentil - Gert's Feb 97 2 Minestrone - Like Lellis (Gloria Pitzer) May 97 2 Potato - (Gloria Pitzer) Apr 97 2 Stew - Irish Lamb (Slow Cooker) Feb 97 3 Stew - Limas and Lamb Sep 97 2 Stew - No Peak Feb 97 2 String Bean Jun 97 2 Tomato Wonder Jun 97 2 Vegetable Jul 97 2 Vegetable Aug 97 2
VEGETABLES:

Cabbage (Stuffed) - Gowumke Jul 97 3 Carrots (Cheese) - Scalloped Aug 97 4 Green Beans Provencal Oct 97 3 Lima Beans (Basic Recipe) Sep 97 2 Limas - Savory Sep 97 2 Mushrooms (Marinated) - Like Shoney's (Gloria Pitzer) Apr 97 2 Potatoes - Augratin (Gloria Pitzer) Oct 97 3 Potatoes - (Augratin) - Like Bill Knapp (Gloria Pitzer) Jan 97 2 Potatoes (Mashed) -Like The Boston Market (Gloria Pitzer) Oct 97 3 Potatoes - Scalloped Mar 97 3 Potatoes - Scalloped May 97 3 Potatoes - Scalloped (German) Dec 96 3 Potatoes - Scalloped with Cheese and Ham Jun 97 2 Spinach (Creamed) - Like Boston Market (Gloria Pitzer) Jun 97 4 Squash (Acorn) - Stuffed Jul 97 5 Squash - Spaghetti Nov 96 3































 































 

 


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