Spanish Rice

SPANISH RICE 1/4 Cup Oil 2 Cups Long or Medium Grain White Rice 4 Cups Hot Water 4 Chicken or Vegetarian Bouillon Cubes (OR use 4 cups of canned stock in place of water/bouillon) 1 Sprig of Green Onions, finely chopped or thinly sliced 1 (6 oz.) Can of Tomato Paste (Most recipes call for…

Cucumber Salad

I grew up on a farm in Michigan, and was part of a big family. When my mother prepared supper, a lot of things went into it, to make things stretch and feed a lot of hungry folks. She would have a main dish/entree (meat/fish), a starch (rice, or noodles, or potatoes), a vegetable side,…

Freezer Slaw

4 Green Peppers 4 Red Peppers 4 small Onions 2 large heads of Cabbage (you can also use 1 green and 1 red head of cabbage for color) 8 Carrots 2 Cucumbers CHOP ALL FINELY Place chopped cabbage in a bowl with a handful of salt (mix well) and set aside for 3-4 hours. Drain…

Spaetzle is a staple in my kitchen.

Spaetzle…(Spätzle)…is a staple in my kitchen, as much as it was in my mother’s kitchen. My mother was from Germany. Oma, Opa, and my mom lived in Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg, Germany when my mom was growing up. Mom married an American soldier and moved to the United States, to start their own family on a…