Saturday, January 22, 2011

Hot dog Octapus

Cut hot dogs in half or thirds... stick uncooked spaghetti into the cut end of the hot dog and boil as usual.

Spaghetti Pizza

Another kid-friendly recipe... this one is from Josiah and Crissy's home...
1 16 ox box spaghetti, break in half
1/2 c. milk
2 eggs
1/2 tsp garlic powder or 2 smashed garlic cloves
1/2 tsp salt
1 lb. grated mozzerella
32 ox. Ragu sauce
parmesan cheese 1/2 c.
topping suggestions - mushrooms, pepperoni, olives, green bell peppers, pineapple
Cook spaghetti, drain.
Preheat oven 400 degrees
In separate bowl mix milk, eggs, garlic, salt, 1c. cheese, pour over spaghetti and mix well.  Press into jelly roll. Bake for 15 min.
Press down again.  Take out of oven and spread sauce over spaghetti,  Sprinkle cheese, add toppings.  Bake for another 30 min.
Important - let cool before cutting into squares.

Jello Recipe

Jenna's mom makes this fun jello and the rest of us moms finally asked her for the recipe...

3 small boxes jello or 1 1/2 large boxes jello
2/3 cup sugar
4 envelopes knox gelatin
4 1/3 cups boiling water
1/2 pint heavy whipping cream
Mix jello, sugar, and gelatin with boiling water. Whisk in whipping cream. (Do not overmix or cream will not separate.)
Pour into 9 x 13" pan. Refrigerate.

Saturday, January 15, 2011


This recipe is from Mrs. Kingsley, the grandmother of Peggy's cousin Jules. Peggy says it's the best, though we haven't had it yet. We're looking forward to trying it out!

4 cups sugar
1 can evaporated milk
1 cube butter
1/2 lb marshmallows
1 jar marshmallow cream
12 oz chocolate chips
2 medium or 1 large Hershey bar
1/2 cups nuts (optional)

Bring sugar, milk and butter to full rolling boil and boil for six minutes, stirring continuously. Remove from heat and add marshmallows, marshmallow cream, chocolate chips and Hershey bar(s). Stir until partially cooled. Add 1/2 cups chopped nuts.

Pour into buttered pans and let stand 24 hours. May be turned to harden.