KJAN Mom’s Tips

Each week, Charlene Johnson shares some of her favorite recipes with you on the air.  If you didn’t get a chance to write them down, don’t worry, here they are!

Coffee Cake (11-8-11)

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November 8th, 2011 by Jim Field

  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 teaspoons powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Mix all.  Put 1/3 batter in a greased tube pan.  Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon on top, then put in 1/3 more batter; add more sugar and cinnamon.  Put in last of batter and more sugar and cinnamon.  Bake in 350 degree oven until done.  Frost with powdered sugar frosting when cool.

Corn Casserole (11-1-11)

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November 1st, 2011 by Jim Field

  • 1 (No. 2) can whole kernel corn, undrained
  • 1 (No. 2) can cream style corn
  • 1 cup uncooked spaghetti (break into smaller pieces)
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup cubed Velveeta cheese
  • 1 small onion

Mix and pour in a greased 8 x 8 inch pan.  Bake for one hour at 350 degrees.

Easy Cucumbers and Onions (10-25-11)

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October 25th, 2011 by Jim Field

  • 6 cucumbers, sliced thin
  • 3 onions, sliced into rings
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • dash of celery seed

Cover Cucumbers and onions with liquid.  Mix together.  Refrigerate overnight.  These will be sweet and very crisp.

Turkey Casserole (10-25-11)

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October 25th, 2011 by Jim Field

  • Cooked turkey breast, cubed

Mix two cans mushroom soup and 1 cup sour cream; pour over turkey, but don’t stir.  Mix large package Pepperidge dressing with butter and water.  Put on top.  Bake at 325 degrees until bubbly.  You can use Stove Top too.  I use my own homemade stuffing – works great!

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Roll (10-18-11)

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October 18th, 2011 by Jim Field

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin
  • nuts (optional)

Mix dry ingredients; add eggs and pumpkin.  Grease cookie sheet and line with waxed paper.  Sprinkle with nuts and shake.  bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.  While roll is baking, sprinkle a tea towel with powdered sugar.  When roll is baked, dump out onto tea towel.  Remove waxed paper and roll up.  Let cool.

While cooling, mix filling:

  • 3 teaspoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Beat until creamy.  Spread on cooled cake.  Roll and re-roll; wrap and refrigerate or freeze. 

NOTE: 1 large can pumpkin makes 5 rolls.

Hot Chicken Salad (10-11-11)

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October 11th, 2011 by Jim Field

  • 4 cups cubed chicken
  • 4 cups cubed celery
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons grated onion
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups crushed potato chips

Layer in a greased 4 quart casserole dish the chicken and the celery.  Mix the onion, mayonnaise and lemon and layer on top of celery.  Layer cheese over the mayonnaise.  Sprinkle potato chips on top.  Bake at 400 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.  This makes a large casserole.

Turtle Pumpkin Pie (10-4-11)

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October 4th, 2011 by Jim Field

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping, divided
  • 1 Honey Maid graham pie crust (6 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons chopped Planters pecans, divided
  • 2 packages (3.4 oz. each) JELL-O vanilla flavor instant pudding
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) Cool Whip whipped topping, thawed, divided

Pour 1/4 cup caramel topping into crust, sprinkle with 1/2 cup nuts.  Beat next five ingredients in large bowl with whisk until well blended.  Stir in 1 1/2 cups Cool Whip, spoon into crust.  Refrigerate for 1 hour.  Top with remaining Cool Whip, caramel topping and nuts just before serving.  (Note:  store leftover pie in refrigerator.)

 

Special Cake (9-27-2011)

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September 27th, 2011 by Jim Field

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained

Mix for 3 minutes.  Divide batter into 3 round cake pans that have been greased and floured.  Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees.  Tip out and cool.  For the filling:

  • 1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple
  • 1 (3 oz.) box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 (8 oz.) container Cool Whip

Mix pudding in pineapple (with juice) until thickened.  Fold in Cool Whip.  Frost filling between layers of cake, saving some for top (and sides, as desired).  Refrigerate.

Breakfast Pizza (9-27-2011)

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September 27th, 2011 by Jim Field

  • 1 tube crescent rolls
  • 1 lb. browned sausage & bacon
  • 1 lb. hash browns, thawed
  • 6 to 8 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 to 1 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes.  Spread crescent rols into a 9 x 13 inch cake pan.  Mix all of the above ingredients, pour over crescent rolls and bake.

Mom’s Apple Pie Cake Recipe (9-20-11)

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September 20th, 2011 by Jim Field

Mix together:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Also:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup softened butter

Pour the mixed spices over 2 cups diced apples (tart).  Beat one egg, add softened butter, flour, soda and salt.  Mix all together and pour into a nine inch pie pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.  Serve with hot vanilla sauce, which can be made with:

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • pinch of salt

Cook together until thick.  While still hot add 1 tablespoon buteer and 1 tablespoon vanilla.  Serve over the apple pie cake.