Easy Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Meat Ingredients ground beef ketchup ginger ale (use golden ginger ale, if available) Directions Mold meatballs – large for dinner, small size for cocktail. In a pot mix together equal amounts of ketchup and ginger ale. Add meatballs to the mixture, cooking on low light for 1 hour. Add more ginger ale if needed. Add… Read More

Famous Hartman Sticky Apples

Dairy Ingredients 3 cups sugar 2 cups corn syrup 2 oz. butter 1 cup water Directions Cook to 240 degrees and then add 4 oz. bitter sweet chocolate. Then continue cooking to 250 degrees only. Have fun!

Banana Cream Supreme

Dairy Ingredients Lg. graham cracker crust 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup milk 1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding 1 12 oz. container whipped topping (thawed) 3 bananas sliced with slicer 2 tbsp. grated pecans fruit medley(strawberries, blueberries, raspberries) Directions Whisk sour cream and milk. Add pudding then whipped topping. Spread 1/2 over crust. Arrange bananas… Read More

Arlene’s Brisket

Meat Ingredients 6 or 7 lbs of brisket one can of tomato soup one package of onion soup mix 4 cans of water from the soup Directions Mix the water and soup together then add the onion soup mix.  Add garlic pepper to taste. Cover with tin foil for 3 hours. Cook on 350 degs… Read More

Aunt Sue’s Award-Winning World Famous Meat Sauce

Meat Ingredients 2 pounds lean chop meat (or more) 2 large green peppers (or more) 1 large hot onion (or more) 1-2 can(s) peeled whole plum tomatoes, mostly drained 1 large can tomato puree Directions Sauté the meat, breaking it up into itsy bitsy pieces (this is really the key to the whole thing, so… Read More

Nana’s Sunday Brunch Lox and Cream Cheese Crescent Roll-Ups

Dairy Ingredients 1 can Pillsbury Crescent Dinner Rolls 1/2 pound Smoked Salmon, sliced thin 1-8oz container plain cream cheese, softened 2 Tbsp. fresh chopped chives 2 Tbsp. fresh green onion (sliced thin) 1-1/2 Tbsp. chopped dill (reserve 1/2 Tbsp. on the side for garnish) 1 tsp. lemon juice 2 eggs for egg wash glaze Salt… Read More

Yummy Cheese Ball

Dairy Ingredients 2 pkgs 8oz cream cheese 1 pkg vanilla instant pudding 1 can chopped fine fruit cocktail 1 pkg chopped walnuts 1 box ritz crackers Directions Let cream cheese soften a bit and mix both pkgs with the pkg of instant pudding very well. Mix in a drained can of chopped fine fruit cocktail…. Read More

Chicken Marsala

Meat Ingredients 8 oz. Chicken breast flour for dredging 1 cup sliced mushrooms ¼ cup pearl onions ½ teaspoon chopped rosemary ½ teaspoon chopped garlic ½ cup marsala wine 1 cup veal stock or chicken stock salt to taste Directions Dredge seasoned chicken in flour. Brown chicken in hot sauté pan. Add Mushrooms, onions, garlic,… Read More

Chi’s Thanksgiving Turkey

Meat Ingredients 10-12 pound turkey 5 medium onions 5 stalks celery 4 sticks carrots 1 cup shittake mushrooms 1 1/2 cup water 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tbsp oregano 1 tabsp thyme 1 tsp paprika 1 beaten egg 1 cup olive oil Directions Make sure turkey is defrosted. Rinse turkey and pat… Read More

Chi’s Special Mashers

Dairy Ingredients 2 1/2 potatoes (Idaho’s are the best) peel and cut into small chunks 3/4 cup of milk 2 1/2 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley Directions Cook potatoes in a large pot for about 15 minutes of until tender…. Read More