Recipe Requests

May 2, 2011 - Onion Onion

Does anyone have a good ‘recipe’ for something like Tastefully Simple’s “Onion Onion”? I just dehydrated Vidalias for the first time and would love to be able to make my own… thought I’d ask here before I tried to reinvent the wheel.

April 25, 2011 - Low Sodium and Low Potassium

I am running out of ideas for a low sodium and low potassium menus. My father is on this diet for his kidneys and I am tired of cooking the same thing. Please Help!

April 19, 2011 - Rose Petal Tea

I have a friend who is wanting to make rose petal tea using the petals from his plants. Being that I am a coffee drinker, I had no clue what to tell him. Any help would be great!

April 16, 2011 - Boiled Ham

Looking for a recipe for boiled ham. DH’s mother used to fix it this way, he says, and I’d like to try it for him for Easter. I think you just put a half ham in a pot and simmer for hours, till it’s done, but I’m not sure! I hope someone here has done...
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April 7, 2011 - Whole Wheat Grandmother Bread

Is there a recipe for whole wheat Grandmother Bread? I haven’t been able to find one. Would like to try it.

April 6, 2011 - Making gluten free cupcakes for a Birthday Party

Hi, I am making some gluten free chocolate cupcakes for Sam’s class and I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on how to frost them? Some of the kids are allergic to gluten, so I don’t want to make anyone sick. Thanks!!!!

April 5, 2011 - Bean Sandwiches

My Dad always talks about the bean sandwiches his grandfather made. From what I gather, the beans were in a loaf form. Then they’d slice it and serve on bread. Dad says that when it was cut, you could see the whole beans so they weren’t mashed before shaping the loaf. I haven’t been able...
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April 5, 2011 - Pumpkin Dip with dried, powdered pumpkin

I am looking for a recipe for a Pumpkin Dip Mix. There are many on-line that use canned pumpkin, but that’s not what I want. I want to use the pulverized dehydrated pumpkin I put up last fall, and make packages to give as gifts. The gist of it is you take the mix, then...
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April 3, 2011 - Apple Dumplings

I’m looking for an old fashioned apple dumpling recipe. Will be using Suzanne’s pie crust recipe. Thank you to anyone who can assist.

March 28, 2011 - Cream of Tartar

I am in a pinch and have baking soda and also baking powder. The recipe that I am making calls for 1/2 teaspoon Cream of Tartar and 3/4 teaspoon Baking Soda. Can I use something else other than the cream of Tartar? I am “trying” to make the Angle Biscuits. Thanks!

March 24, 2011 - Payday candy recipe?

I am looking for a recipe I have misplaced to make a Payday kind of candy. (Not the kind that is nuts and candy in a bowl.) I always used to make it when the Easter candies are available. The recipe called to a soft stage, not completly, the candy corn, I think then is...
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March 23, 2011 - Crumb Top Gingerbread

on Suzanne’s blog about “Fried Stuffed Squash Blossoms & Zucchini Fritters”, Comment #12 mentioned crumb top gingerbread. Is that recipe somewhere here? Haven’t been able to find it.

March 8, 2011 - Shuck Beans

I am not sure if this should be submitted under recipe requests or in a forum, but since it is “food” related – I am submitting it here. My grandmother used to dry half runner green beans in a feed sack in her pantry. My family called them “Shuck” Beans, and it only took a...
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March 5, 2011 - Homemade Candy Easter Eggs

I would love to make homemade candy Easter Eggs this year. I have several molds but no recipes! I’m looking for the recipes for peanut butter, coconut, maple nut and cherry nut fillings. Any tips on making them would be appreciated too!

February 24, 2011 - Alfredo Sauce

I’m looking for a tried and true recipe for Alfredo sauce before I go to the “foodie” sites. Thanks so much.

February 22, 2011 - Anadama Bread

Looking for a recipe for this yummy bread. I think it has molasses in it, possibly cornmeal. It is an old New England bread. I buy it sometimes from a local bakery but would love to try it myself. Has anyone here made it?

February 20, 2011 - Homemade Instant Pudding

I’m looking for a recipe on how to make homemade instant pudding. All the Jell-O boxes are made with artificial ingredients.

February 5, 2011 - Recipes Using Kefir

I recently started making my own kefir (easier than making yogurt!) and regularly sub it in recipes calling for buttermilk, yogurt and even sour cream sometimes. I find I actually like kefir better than plain yogurt. But I’m wondering if there are any recipes that take advantage of the effervescence it can develop in a...
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February 2, 2011 - Skillet Honey Biscuits

Suzanne had placed a recipe she developed for biscuits made in a skillet that consisted mostly of honey, butter and perhaps shortening as well. She had stated that she was looking for a buttery biscuit with honey in it and created this recipe. I made this recipe almost 8 months ago and it was not...
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January 18, 2011 - A Recipe For Someone Who Is Picky & Never Had Beans Before

Okay, so I never had beans growing up and the only beans that I’ve come into contact with are in like chili or re-fried beans. I hate chili and re-fried beans, although I am getting better at eating spicy food without gagging. Does anyone have a recipe that I can trick myself into eating beans?...
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January 17, 2011 - Gooey No Bake Cookies and Method

I need some help finding the right recipe for the No Bake Cookies, that calls for cocoa, sugar, oatmeal and butter and peanut butter. I’ve made them before but am wondering what the right technique or recipe is to make them have a sheen and the glossy look rather than turn out dry-ish and hard...
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January 16, 2011 - Baked Rice

When I was a child, my mother often made us baked rice for breakfast. Now that I am thinking to ask her for her method, she can’t remember it. I am remembering crunchy top, creamy insides, which makes me think it probably was cooked with milk. Probably some mild spice like cinnamon, no other “things”...
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January 12, 2011 - Weight Watcher Recipes with Points Plus Value

Just joined Weight Watchers online and was wondering if anyone has any tried and true recipes, especially with the new points value. My SIL had great success on the old plan, so will contact her to see if she has revamped any of her old recipes to the new points system. Any help would be...
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January 10, 2011 - Not a Fruit Cake?

Some years ago a friend gave me some cake at Christmas for a gift and the recipe. It was called a fruit cake, but was mostly nuts like brazil, pecans, and other nuts. I divorced, moved etc. and since can’t find the recipe. I wonder if anyone might have that recipe? I’m sorry I don’t...
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January 6, 2011 - Road Trip Food with Kids

Good Morning everyone, does anyone know of any good road trip foods to take on a long drive with kids in the car? I am going to make Suzanne’s Pepperoni Rolls, any other suggestions for easy -non McDonalds, Taco Bell related foods? I refuse to give in to stopping there this trip (except to use...
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January 5, 2011 - Breakfast Sandwiches

I’m looking for breakfast sandwiches that I can make ahead for my family to nuke in the morning. High calorie options are fine. Here are the ones by Jimmy Dean:

January 4, 2011 - Beer Bread or Beer Cheese Soup

Looking for a great Beer Bread recipe and a great Beer Cheese Soup recipe. I don’t like beer (definitely don’t understand my husband’s taste), but I love it cooked in certain recipes. Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks! Kara

December 30, 2010 - Lunch Box Meat Pies

These are just like hot pockets. I need these for lunch box so he will be able to heat them up. These are also called meat pies. Any filling recipes would be appreciated.