Super Salad

super saladRecipe: Super Salad


  • 1 pkg lemon Jell-O, ! c boiling water,  1 C cold water, 1 c crushed pineapple (drain and SAVE liquid),2 large bananas, 1 c mini marshmallows.
  •  Frosting: Take saved pineapple juice + water to make 1 cup add 1/2 c sugar, 2 T flour, 1 egg beaten, 1 T butter


  1. Dissolve jello and boiling water, then add 1 cup of cold water.  Place in refrigerator until it just starts to congeal. Add pineapple, banana and marshmallows, put in refrigerator. Frosting: Cook on med heat the frosting mixture until thick and COOL. Whip 1 pkg dream whip & pineapple mix together, spread this frosting over completely cooled jello, let stand over night.
This recipe was a family favorite on mine when I was a little girl for the Holidays.  My step Mom, Jannie Donnermeyer made this and was one of my favorites as a little girl.



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Old Fashioned Taffy




: Old Fashioned salt water Taffy


  1. Taffy1 cup white sugar
  2. 1 Tablespoon of white corn syrup
  3. 1 Tablespoon butter
  4. 1/2 cup water.
  • Cook over moderate heat until putting a few drops in a dish of cold water, the mixture will form a ball and hold it’s own shape (or 254 on a candy thermometer)
  • Remove from heat and add food coloring and flavoring if you wish. Pour mixture on a buttered platter.Cool until you can easily handle. Butter your hands and start to pull the taffy. Pull it till it becomes light in color. Then pull into a roll, snip off bits and wrap in individual pieces of wax paper.

Old favorite to make as a child.

Culinary tradition: English

Coffee Flan

flan-de-cafeRecipe: Coffee Flan


  • 3/4 C Strong Coffee (6t instant coffee) 1 c evaporated milk 1 c condenssed milk 3/4 c sugar 5 Large eggs 3/4 t vanilla Carmel: 3/4 c sugar 1/4 c water 1/8 t salt


  1. Flan: Add vanilla and sugar to coffee mis, let cool Whisk egg Whites & yolks separately, whisk milks separately. Whisk cooled coffee mix intp egg and milks. gently heat through. Set aside. Caramel: Mike Caramel ingredients in fry pan. Over med heat and WITHOUT stirring, very gently swirl pan by handle until clear syrup forms. VERY IMPORTANT that syrup clarifies before it boils so slide off pan of burner and swirl if necessary. Increase heat to high, bring to rolling boil. Cover the pan tightly and boil for 2 min. Uncover pan and cook syrup until it begins to darken. gently swirl the pan till syrup turns a dark golden amber. Pour immediately in bottom of pie pan or cake pan. Be sure to cover bottom and some of the sides with caramel. Bake in water dish for 40 min. To unmold, dip pan in warm water briefly and turn over on plate. Drizzle with chocolate sryup.

Quick Notes

Be sure not to burn the caramel the slower the better.

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Jello Popsicles


  • 1 package Jello Any flavor
  • 1 package Kool-aid Any flavor

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups Boiling water
  • 2 cups cold water


This is an old recipe that my step mom use to make for us kids and I also made for mine.

Pour 2 cups of hot water in larger bowl with jello, mix well till dessolved.  Mike 2 cups of cold water with kool-aid.  Combine jello and kool-aid together.

Pour into small papercups, place in freezer for just enough time to add stick in center and it will stand by it self.

ENJOY!  Stay Cool!

Combine. Pour into Popsicle molds. Freeze.