Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Grandma Clara on You Tube

Today I found a wonderful series of You Tube videos by Grandma Clara. They remind me of the cooking of the grandmothers I knew growing up. This is the last one for Grandma Clara at age 96.

Great Depression Cooking - Tomato Sauce

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Cheese Ball Recipes

Festive Cheese Ball
 2 pkg. 8-oz. cream cheese
2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
2 tbsp. grated fresh green onions
2 tbsp. Worchestershire sauce
1 tsp. lemon juice
½ tsp. lemon pepper
Chopped nuts
Blue cheese can be added (optional – I like it.)
Mix all ingredients except for chopped nuts thoroughly. Form into a ball and roll in the chopped nuts.
Variation: Roll cheese bal l in ½ cup chopped parsley instead of chopped nuts.

Cheese Ball
8 oz. cream cheese
8 oz. Cheddar Cheese, grated
½ cup mayonnaise
1 bottle of Kraft Old English cheese (5-oz.)
½ tsp. onion salt
½ tsp. garlic salt
½ c. Bleu Cheese
Green onions, chopped
Mix everything together. Make and ball and roll it in chopped pecan nuts or chopped parsley. Chill. Serve with crackers and raw vegetables.

 Grandma Emily Drake always made a cheese ball for Christmas and for New Year's Eve.