Quick and Easy Cracker Salad

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups saltine crackers, crushed1 cup sweet onions, finely chopped1 cup bread and butter pickles, chopped1/3 cup bell peppers, finely chopped1/4 cup pimientos, drained and chopped1 pint Miracle Whip ( not mayonnaise) Directions: Place all first 5 ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.Add the Miracle Whip and still until well...

Creamy Cucumber Bites

Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened1/2 cup mayonnaise1 ounce ranch dressing mix1/2 teaspoon dill weed1 loaf sliced miniature party rye rounds1 cucumbers, thinly sliceddill weed Directions: Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, dressing mix and dill in a medium bowl until well mixed.Spread on one side of each bread slice. Top each slice with a slice...

The Professor’s Potato Salad

Ingredients: 5 lbs russet potatoes1 large sweet onions ( walla walla is best)12 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and diced8 green onions, choppedmayonnaise ( plenty of it)chopped celery (optional)1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon sugar1/4 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon paprika1/2 teaspoon dry mustard1/4 cup cider vinegar1 1/2 cups vegetable oil Directions: Simmer the potatoes in their jackets in salted...

Italian Herb Breadsticks

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese ( from the can)2 1/2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning1 teaspoon garlic powder1 lb frozen bread dough, thawed2 tablespoons melted butter1 tablespoon kosher salt Directions: Combine first 3 ingredients.Cut dough into 24 pieces. Roll each piece into a 12-inch rope. Sprinkle evenly with Parmesan mixture.Place ropes, 1-inch apart, on...

Chocolate Cheesecake

Ingredients: 4 (32 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened at room temperature2 cups granulated sugar2/3 cup baking cocoa4 eggs2 cups sour cream1 tablespoon vanilla extract3 chocolate cookie pie crust Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Fluff the cream cheese and sugar in a standing mixer or with hand beater.Add eggs, one at a time, fluffing between...

Jack Daniels Bread Pudding

Ingredients: 15 cups sourdough French bread, cubed and toasted5 cups milk8 eggs12 tablespoons salted butter2 cups sugar1 teaspoon nutmeg ( I use a bit more of both the nutmeg and cinnamon)1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon vanilla2 pinches salt1 cup raisins1 lb brown sugar1 cup salted butter1 cup heavy whipping cream1 pinch salt1/2 cup Jack Daniels...

Sweet Tangy Baked Beans

Ingredients: 3 slices thck bacon, cooked and crumbled1 medium apples, peeled, cored and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces1 medium sweet onions, chopped1 cup barbecue sauce3/4 cup light brown sugar3 (16 ounce) cans pinto beans, drained Directions: Preheat oven to 350.In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; stir well.Lightly grease/spray a 2-quart casserole dish. Pour mixture...

Low-Carb Low-Calorie Macaroni Salad

Ingredients: 3 hard-boiled egg whites1 cup low-carb pasta ( Dreamfields macaroni is best)1/2 red onions1 cucumbers1 tomatoes5 stalks celery1/2 cup fat-free Miracle Whip1 tablespoon yellow mustardfresh dill Directions: Cook the macaroni and rinse in cold water.Cut the vegetables and eggs in small pieces.Combine everything except the eggs and mix it well, then put the...

Fruit Salad

Ingredients: 1 (20 ounce) cans peach pie filling1 (20 ounce) cans pineapple chunks, drained well1 (11 ounce) cans mandarin oranges, drained well1 (10 ounce) packages frozen sweetened strawberries, sliced, but NOT drained2 bananas, sliced Directions: In a large serving bowl, combine all ingredients except the bananas.Refrigerate 24 hours.Before serving slice the bananas and mix...