11/13/09

Tea Syrup

3 qts. boiling water
4 oz. tea bags
1/2 t. baking soda
5 lbs. sugar

In large sauce pan bring water to full rolling boil. Add tea bags and soda. Let it steep 5 mins. covered. Remove the tea bags and add sugar stirring until well dissolved. This makes one gallon of tea syrup. To serve use one measure of syrup to 4 measures of water or 3 cups syrup per gallon. When serving a large crowd allow 5-7 gallons of deluded tea per 100 people. Keeps well in refrigerator for several weeks.

11/12/09

Sweet Potato Casserole

3 C. mashed sweet potato (2 cans)
1 1/2 C. sugar
2 eggs
1t. vanilla
Combine all ingredients and pour into dish (8x8) and sprinkle with topping.

Topping:
1/3 c. butter, room temp.
1/3 c. flour
2/3 c. sugar
1 c. chopped pecans
cut butter into flour and sugar and add pecans

Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 mins.

11/3/09

Chicken Divine

3-4 chicken breast (cooked)
1 16 oz. french style green beans (drained)
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/4 c. mayo.
1 lb. cheddar cheese, grated
1 c. durkee onion

Rice for 4-6 people

In an 8 by 8 pan put the green beans at the bottom -top with the shredded chicken -add the mayo/soup mix on top of the chicken -then add the cheese and top with the onions --cook at 350 degrees for 30-45 mins. Serve on top of the rice