Gramp’s Kitchen – Pie Crust’s x 2

I’m not sure which one of these Gramp used but they were both taped inside the kitchen cupboards.

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Flake Pie Crust

Flour Mixture:
4 ½ Cups Flour
2 Cups Shortening
1 Teaspoon Salt

Put one egg yolk in a cup & beat with a fork then fill the cup with water, Mix well & add to flour mixture. Make into roll & cut into 3 pieces. Use one and save rest for later.

Pie Crust

2 Cups Flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 Cup butter Flavored Crisco
½ Cup Cold 7 – Up
2 Tablespoons Cream or Milk

Mix Flour & Salt. Cut in Crisco slowly add 7-up. Mold into 2 balls and put into fridge for 10 minutes

*Recipe from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.

♥ Missy

Gramp’s Kitchen – Lefse

It is my understanding that Grandpa’s Lefse recipe was one that he had memorized & that he didn’t always make it the same way. I’m guessing that what he made may have been based off of t recipe.

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Lefse’

Boil Together:

5 cups water
1 ¼ stick of margarine
1 stick butter
1 tablespoon of salt

Add 1 cup half & half
1 ½ cup milk

Remove from heat and add 1 -14 oz package instant mashed potatoes
Do not whip – stir in Let set 1 minute and stir again cover and let set over night

Next day add about 5 – 5 ½ cups of flour or until dough is right.

Roll our into plate sized circles on a floured surface

Bake on a lefse’ griddle about 30 seconds on each side

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Lefsa

3 cups riced potatoes
½ cup lard
1 tablespoon sugar
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 ½ cup sifted flour
16 cups riced potatoes = 10 lbs = 68 Lefsa

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Lefsa

4 Cup riced potatoes
½ cup cream
2 tablespoon shortening
2 cups flour
1 cup flour for rolling

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Lefse

5 Cup water
1 ¼ sticks butter
1 stick margarine
1 tablespoon salt
1 ½ cup milk
1 cup half and half
14 oz instant mashed potatoes
Flour

Bring to boil the water, butter, margarine, salt, add milk and half & half. Add 14 oz bag of potatoes. Mix well and chill overnight. Mix 4 cups above mixture with 2 cups flour. Roll thin and fry on hot griddle.

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Original Norwegian Lefse

8 cup flour
2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
4 cup milk
½ cup lard or ole

Scald milk then add lard: cool, add salt & sugar: roll & bake

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*Recipe from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.

♥ Missy

Gramp’s Kitchen – Toffee Almond Sandies

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Toffee Almond Sandies

1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup conf. sugar
1 cup veg oil
2 eggs
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 ½ cups flour
1 cup wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon salt
2 Cups chopped almonds
1 package English Toffee Bits

In mix bowl, cream butter & sugar – add oil & eggs & extract, mix well. In a separate bowl combine flours, baking soda, cream of tartar & salt. Gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in almonds & toffee bits. Shape into 1 inch balls, roll in sugar – place on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350 degree for 12-14 minutes until lightly brown. Yield 12 dozen.

*Recipe from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.

♥ Missy

Gramp’s Kitchen – Marmalade Pork Tenderloin

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Marmalade Pork Tenderloin
Quick Cook Sept/Oct 2004 Page 36

2 – 1 lb pork tenderloins
¾ Teaspoon Salt
¼ Teaspoon Pepper
¾ Cup Orange Marmalade
1 Tablespoon Water
1 ½ Teaspoon Ground Ginger

Sprinkle pork with ½ Teaspoon salt & pepper, place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake uncovered at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Combine marmalade, water, ginger, & remaining salt; spoon over pork. Bake 10 -15 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing

*Recipe from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.

♥ Missy

Gramp’s Kitchen – Garden Advice

I found this written on an old napkin mixed in with the recipes.

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How to Grow Great Tomatoes

2 oz.s Epson salt plus a little sugar in nite when planting tomatoes

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Plant Food

1 teaspoon salt peter
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon soda
½ teaspoon ammonia
1 gal water

Use only once a month

*Recipes from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.

♥ Missy

Gramp’s Kitchen – Hello Dolly Bars

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Hello Dolly Bars

1 cup crushed graham crackers
1 stick of melted butter or margarine
1 cup coconut
6 oz package of semi sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans

Pour 1 can of Eagle Brand Sweetened and Condensed Milk over entire pan and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes

*Recipe from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.

♥ Missy