Macaroni Salad

Ingredients: 16 oz box of Macaroni 1 package of Sharp Cheddar Cheese 1 Bell Pepper (Green, Yellow, Orange) 1 Onion 1 Tomato 3 Tablespoon Mayonnaise Lawry's® Season Salt to taste Instructions: Boil the macaroni until done (add oil so that the macaroni won't stick). Drain macaroni and rinse in cold water. Let the macaroni sit and cool. Add cheese, bell pepper, onion, Tomato, Mayonnaise, and Lawry's® season salt. Mix up really good and you have your Macaroni Salad. Note: Really Read more [...]

Three Cheese Macaroni n’ Cheese Ingredients: 1 box (1 .lb) of Elbows Macaroni 1 8 oz block of Mild Cheddar Cheese 1 8 oz block of Colby Jack Cheese 1 pkg. of Kraft Deluxe Cheese Slices ¼ cup of sour cream ¼ stick of butter ¼ cup of milk salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Boil the macaroni in a pot until done (*remember to put 2 tsps of oil, so that the macaroni won’t stick). Drain macaroni, add butter. Cut up the blocks of cheese, tear the slices and add to macaroni. Add Read more [...]

Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients: 16 oz box of macaroni 1 stick of butter (softened) 1 13 0z can of evaporated milk 1 block of sharp cheddar cheese (approx. 16oz) 1 block of sharp or mild cheddar cheese (approx. 8 oz) 1 box of Velveeta 1 4oz can of Jalapeno peppers, chopped (they usually come whole in the can, you will need to chop them) Salt and Pepper to taste   Instructions: Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Cook about 1 minute less than the package directions. While the Read more [...]

Roberta’s Jello Punch

Ingredients: 1 large box of Jello® (any flavor) 1 large can of pineapple juice 1 cup of sugar 2 large lemon-lime soda Instructions: Mix Jello® with water as directed on package. Add in sugar. Stir and dissolve Jello® & sugar completely. Stir in pineapple juice. Put in a container and place in freezer. Let freeze completely. Take out of freezer about 1 hour before use. Than add in lemon-lime soda & serve. Note: Very good punch for any occasion. Read more [...]

Carrot Juice

Ingredients: 8-12 large carrots 2 cans of sweet/condensed milk 2 or 3 teaspoons of nutmeg 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract 1 jug of water Instructions: Grate carrots with a fine grater, then mix the grated carrots with water. In a separate mixing bowl, squeeze the carrots through a strainer to collect the juice from the carrots. When all the juice has been extracted, discard the raw carrots. Mix sweet milk vanilla and nutmeg into the water and carrot extract mixture. Sweeten to Read more [...]

Carolyn’s Fruit Punch

Ingredients: 1 can of frozen orange juice 2 packages of fruit punch kool-aid® 2 liter bottle 7-up® 2 cups of sugar 2 gallons of ice water ice cubes Instructions: Thaw the orange juice and pour it in a large punch bowl. Add kool-aid, stir in sugar, add water, 7-cup® and stir. Add ice cubes before serving. Add slices of oranges and cherries to garnish. Read more [...]



1 1/2 cups sugar
1 can unsweetened pineapple juice
6 cups orange juice
12 bottles 7 up®
2 cups water
3 cups lemon juice
2 trays ice cubes


Mix sugar and water.
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Chill fruits, juice and 7 up, mix sugar syrup and juices, add 7 up at serving time.
Makes 7 quarts.


Mississippi Red Beans

Ingredients: 1 pack of red kidney beans 3 teaspoons bacon drippings 4 cloves of garlic (chopped) 2 large ham hocks (raw, not smoked) 1 onion (chopped) 1 bell pepper (chopped) 1 package of sausage (preferably spicy) salt pepper cayenne or red pepper Instructions: Place beans in container with just enough water to cover. Soak for 2 hours or until beans begin to plump and wrinkle. In large pot, place the soaked beans, chopped garlic, bacon drippings, ham hocks and about 3 1/4 Read more [...]

Doug’s Favorite Black-Eyed Peas

Ingredients: 4 to 8 oz. fresh, ready to cook black-eyed peas 1 medium jalapeno pepper (chopped) 1/2 small onion (chopped) 2 or 3 bacon slices (cut up) salt & pepper to taste water as needed Instructions: Combine peas, pepper, onion and bacon in a 2 quart sauce pan. Add water to fill the pan. Add salt & pepper as you like. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer (at a low boil) until liquid is absorbed and peas are tender. If peas are still hard add more water as needed and Read more [...]