Use-It-Up Beef and Potato Hash

  • 1 1/2 cup cooked beef, shredded and chopped
  • 1 cup cooked chopped or mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs mixed with 1 Tbsp melted butter

In large bowl, gently toss together the first ingredients together.  Spoon this mixture into a greased casserole dish.  Bake covered in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes, then uncover and top with the mixture of bread crumbs and butter and bake 20  more minutes  or until nice and hot.

This recipe appears in MemoryLaneMeals – and is shared here with my friends at HBHW in hopes you’ll find the recipe both fun and memorable.

p.s. If you enjoyed this recipe, I think you’ll find a lot more to enjoy in this ebook, Memory Lane Meals – A Collection Of Recipes Celebrating Cozy Meals From Days Gone By.

This collection has been put together by my friend Patti Winker of RemarkableWrinklies.com as a way to share her Trip Down Memory Lane – which often includes reminiscing about her growing up in a big family where food took front-and-center.

You’ll find over 400 recipes in this incredible collection. These are the meals you would find in simple homes where families gathered around the kitchen table to get their fair share of big heaping bowls of hearty food. You’ll even get a glimpse into Patti’s world growing up in the 50s and 60s with a few stories and pictures thrown in!

Order your copy today and start enjoying the kind of old fashioned meals that brought generations together around the kitchen table – and maybe even create your own Memory Lane Meals.

Turn Meals Into Memories – Old Fashioned Cooking Builds Family Ties

Recently my friend Patti Winker of RemarkableWrinklies.com released her ebook, Memory Lane Meals. This cookbook is subtitled “A Collection Of Recipes Celebrating Cozy Meals From Days Gone By” which gives you a pretty good idea of where Patti’s heart lies – in the warm and welcoming old fashioned meals of her childhood.

Yes, Memory Lane Meals is a “remember when” sort of cookbook filled with the kind of food that was served in cozy kitchens during the 50s and 60s.  These were the years when big casseroles and pots full of hearty ingredients were all bubbly and hot when kids got off the bus after school.  These are the kind of meals that Patti remembers.
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Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers

  • 1 pkg ready-to-make stuffing mix
  • 1/2 lb. ground beef, pork, or sausage
  • 10 oz frozen whole kernel corn (or use canned)
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded (divided)
  • 4 medium green bell peppers (or other colors are fine)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Cut tops off peppers and wash inside and out, removing any seeds.  Place in tall baking dish so the peppers can stand upright.  Pour about 1/8 inch water into the dish. (Save the tops for another meal.)

Prepare stuffing mix according to package directions.

Brown meat and drain off fat.

Put browned meat, corn, and 1 cup of cheese in stuffing and mix together.  Spoon this mixture into peppers in dish, and bake in a 400 degree oven for 30 minutes.  Top with the remaining cup of cheese, and put back in oven to bake 10 more minutes or until the cheese is nice and melted.

You may prefer to use just regular bags of bread cubes instead of a prepackaged stuffing mix.  If so, just add dried sage, thyme, marjoram, and salt to your mixture to get the same flavor.  A sprinkle of chicken bouillon may also be desired.

This recipe appears in MemoryLaneMeals – and is shared here with my friends at HBHW in hopes you’ll find the recipe both fun and memorable.

p.s. If you enjoyed this recipe, I think you’ll find a lot more to enjoy in this ebook, Memory Lane Meals – A Collection Of Recipes Celebrating Cozy Meals From Days Gone By.

This collection has been put together by my friend Patti Winker of RemarkableWrinklies.com as a way to share her Trip Down Memory Lane – which often includes reminiscing about her growing up in a big family where food took front-and-center.

You’ll find over 400 recipes in this incredible collection. These are the meals you would find in simple homes where families gathered around the kitchen table to get their fair share of big heaping bowls of hearty food. You’ll even get a glimpse into Patti’s world growing up in the 50s and 60s with a few stories and pictures thrown in!

Order your copy today and start enjoying the kind of old fashioned meals that brought generations together around the kitchen table – and maybe even create your own Memory Lane Meals.

Good Morning Casserole

Put this together the night before cooking if you can, or at the very least a couple hours before cooking.

  • 12 slices hearty bread
  • 6 slices Canadian bacon
  • 4 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/4  tsp. salt
  • 1/8  tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup plain corn flakes

Lightly butter, grease, or spray a 9×13 baking pan.  Put 6 of the slices of bread in the pan, then top with Canadian bacon, cheese, onion, green pepper, then top with the remaining 6 slices of bread.

In a separate bowl, mix the 6 wet ingredients together, whisking thoroughly until the eggs start to froth.  Pour evenly over top of bread.  Then crush and sprinkle the corn flakes on top.

Refrigerate, covered, overnight, or at least a couple of hours before cooking.

When ready to cook, preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Bake uncovered for 1 hour.  Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

This recipe appears in MemoryLaneMeals – and is shared here with my friends at HBHW in hopes you’ll find the recipe both fun and memorable.

p.s. If you enjoyed this recipe, I think you’ll find a lot more to enjoy in this ebook, Memory Lane Meals – A Collection Of Recipes Celebrating Cozy Meals From Days Gone By.

This collection has been put together by my friend Patti Winker of RemarkableWrinklies.com as a way to share her Trip Down Memory Lane – which often includes reminiscing about her growing up in a big family where food took front-and-center.

You’ll find over 400 recipes in this incredible collection. These are the meals you would find in simple homes where families gathered around the kitchen table to get their fair share of big heaping bowls of hearty food. You’ll even get a glimpse into Patti’s world growing up in the 50s and 60s with a few stories and pictures thrown in!

Order your copy today and start enjoying the kind of old fashioned meals that brought generations together around the kitchen table – and maybe even create your own Memory Lane Meals.

Soup Can Bread

  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 lb. dates, chopped
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Tblsp. butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsps. vanilla extract
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 cup nuts (your choice) chopped

You’ll need 9 clean soup cans.  Be sure to smooth out any rough edges from taking the top off.  Wash cans and dry them thoroughly.  Then grease and flour the insides, and set on a baking sheet.

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Boil the water.  Put baking soda and dates in a large bowl, then pour boiling water over, stirring slightly.  Let this sit and cool.

When the date mixture is cool, stir in the rest of the ingredients, mixing with a big spoon or spatula until combined well.  Spoon the mixture into the prepared soup cans carefully.  Fill each can about half full.

Put baking sheet with soup cans on top into your preheated oven and bake at 350 degrees for about 40 to 45 minutes.  Remove from oven and cool slightly.  Then tip can over and gently slide bread out.  Cool each soup can loaf of bread on a rack until completely cool.  May be wrapped and refrigerated or frozen.

These make cute house warming gifts.  They’re so “homey” looking with the soup can marks on the loaf.  You may want to save some of the soup can labels and decorate the gift box that you package the loafs in.  You might even make a color copy of the soup can labels and “label” the loaf with the new label by cutting it to size, wrapping it around, and taping it closed.  (I don’t use the actual label because they usually have leftover glue on the back.)

This recipe appears in MemoryLaneMeals – and is shared here with my friends at HBHW in hopes you’ll find the recipe both fun and memorable.

p.s.  If you enjoyed this recipe, I think you’ll find a lot more to enjoy in this ebook, Memory Lane Meals – A Collection Of Recipes Celebrating Cozy Meals From Days Gone By.

This collection has been put together by my friend Patti Winker of RemarkableWrinklies.com as a way to share her Trip Down Memory Lane – which often includes reminiscing about her growing up in a big family where food took front-and-center.

You’ll find over 400 recipes in this incredible collection.  These are the meals you would find in simple homes where families gathered around the kitchen table to get their fair share of big heaping bowls of hearty food. You’ll even get a glimpse into Patti’s world growing up in the 50s and 60s with a few stories and pictures thrown in!

Order your copy today and start enjoying the kind of old fashioned meals that brought generations together around the kitchen table – and maybe even create your own Memory Lane Meals.