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Mary Starr - Frozen Chocolate Velvet Pie Recipe
Beat two egg whites, 1/8 teaspoon salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add, continuing to beat until very stiff, 1/4 cup granulated sugar. Fold in 2 cups finely chopped walnuts. Spread in a greased eight-inch pie pan, building the sides up 3/4 inch high. Bake 12 minutes at 400, then cool.Meanwhile Combine in a saucepan:1/4 White corn syrup1 Tablespoon waterBring just to the boiling point. Remove from heat. Stir In:1 tablespoon vanilla1 Cup semi-sweet chocolate bitsStir until chocolate has melted, then cool. Reserve 2 tablespoons mixture. Combine remaining chocolate mixture in big bowl of mixer with:2/3 Cup chilled sweetened condensed milk1 1/2 cups heavy creamBlend well, then beat until soft peaks form. Spread in cooled meringue shell. Freeze uncovered until firm. Garnish with reserved chocolate mixture. Return to freezer until garnish is firm, then wrap for storage. Pie will keep frozen for one month.Note: I found this amount will make a nine inch pie and in my oven it is better to u read more
Mary Starr - Cream Puffs Recipe
Heat to boiling point in saucepan:1 Cup Water 1/2 Cup ButterStir In:1 Cup Sifted White Lily Plain Flour.Stir Constantly until mixture leaves the pan and forms into a ball. Remove from heat. Cool.Beat In:One at a time - 4 Eggs.Beat mixture until smooth and velvety. Drop from spoon onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake until dry. Allow to cool slowly. (Fill with sweetened Whipped Cream, dust with confectioners' sugar.)Bake 45 to 50 minutes in a moderately hot oven, 400 degrees.FILLINGS:Custard Filling:Mix Together in Saucepan:1/2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon salt6 teaspoons White Lily Plain All Purpose flourStir In, 2 Cups top milk or cream and milk. Cook over low heat, stirring until it boils. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir a little of this mixture into 4 egg yolks (or 2 eggs), beaten. Blend into hot mixture in saucepan. Bring to boiling point. Cool and blend in 2 teaspoons vanilla or other flavorings.------------------------------------------------------------------Ice Cream:Fil read more
Mary Starr - Hawaii's Coconut Cream Pie Recipe
Combine In Sauce pan: 2 Cups Milk 1/2 cup sugar Let come to near boil, then stir in: 4 Tablespoons cornstarch Pinch of Salt 4 Egg Yolks 1 Tablespoon Butter Let cool for a few moments, then add: 1/4 Cup fresh grated coconut Vanilla to flavor Cool and fill baked pie shell. Make Meringue: 4 or 6 Egg Whites (depending on high you want it) 1/2 Teaspoon salt 1/4 Cup sugar 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla extract Beat egg whites with 1/2 teaspoons salt until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in, a little at a time...1/4 cup sugar. Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. When meringue is very stiff and begins to lose its gloss, spread over pie filling, making sure it is sealed firmly to edges of pastry. Sprinkle with more grated coconut and brown in moderate oven. read more
Mary Starr - Peach Apricot Cobbler
Drain: 1 Can (1 lb. 13 oz.) sliced peaches 1 Can (8 3/4 oz.) apricot halves Add enough peach juice to apricot juice to make 1 cup juice. Combine in small saucepan: 1/2 Cup sugar 1 Tablespoon cornstarch Blend in the cup of juice and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to boil. Cook one minute longer. Remove from heat and stir in: 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine 1/4 tablespoon Cinnamon Add fruits to thicken juice and pour 1 1/2 quarts casserole. Place in 400 degree oven while you prepare topping. Topping: Sift Together: 1 Cup White Lily Plain All-Purpose Flour 1 Tablespoon Sugar 1 1/2 Teaspoons baking powder 1/2 Teaspoon salt Blend In: 3 Tablespoons shortening Add: 1/2 Cup milk Stir to make soft dough. Drop by spoonfuls over hot fruit. Bake until lightly browned (about 30 minutes) Serve warm with cream or Vanilla read more
Mary Starr - Nine Day Slaw Recipe
Shred: 3 lbs cabbage Chop: 1 Green Pepper 2 Onions Combine & Bring to rolling boil: 1 Cup Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Salt 1 Cup Sugar 1 Cup Salad Oil 2 Tablespoons Mustard Seed Pour, while hot, over cabbage mixture. Chill "Improves with age, up to nine days!" - Mary Starr read more
Mary Starr - Teriyaki Steak Recipe
Place a large round steak (or preferred cut of steak) in a shallow dish. Combine: 1 Cup soy sauce 1/2 Teaspoon ground ginger 1 Clove garlic, crushed 3 Tablespoons sugar Taste: If too sweet add a little salt; if too salty add a little more sugar. Pour over the steak, which may be cut in serving pieces if desired. Marinate for one hour, turning twice. Grill over hot coals, turning and grilling until nicely browned. Steak may basted with the marinade and heated to serve as gravy if you wish. The sauce may be thickened if preferred. * Serve with baked potato or rice, tossed green salad. read more
Mary Starr - Curried Pecans Recipe
Spread pecan halves in shallow panSprinkle with curry powder Drizzle with Melted Butter or margarinePlace in 350 ovenStir Frequently until golden brown and crisp. read more
Mary Starr - Chili Con Quesda Dip Recipe
Melt 1 pound of processed American Cheese in the top of a double boiler.Blend in:1 Can No. 2 Tomatoes well drained1 Small can green chili peppers1 large onion, finely diced1 clove garlic, finely dicedSalt and PepperHeat over boiling water, stirring frequently. Serve in chafing dish or bowl over low heat. read more
Mary Starr - Chili Dip for Smoked Sausages and Franks Recipe
Combine:1 Cup dairy sour cream1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1/4 Cup Chili sauce1 Teaspoon2 Tablespoons minced onionSalt and Pepper to TasteNote from Blog Author: I made this dip and it was sooo delicious! read more
Mary Starr - French Onion Soup Recipe
For Each Serving:Toast One Slice bread, cut to fit soup casserole.Grate one to two tablespoons American Cheese. (you can purchase pre-shredded) Saute one medium-sized onion, thinly sliced, in 1 tablespoon butter.When soft, add on cup Chicken or Beef stock... homemade or from bouillon cubes. Let onion simmer in stock 15 minutes or longer. Pour into casserole, top with toasted bread and sprinkle on cheese. Slip under boiler until cheese had melted and serve very hot."In Individual, covered soup dishes... good for a luncheon dish or to precede a dinner. Think of it as a cold weather bracer, for it smells so good cooking and has both a tangy, and rich taste." - Mary Starr read more
Mary Starr - Country Style Pea Soup Recipe
1 Package split green peas, 1 lb. size1 Ham bone (with plenty of meat left on)1 1/2 cups diced potatoes1 Cup diced Celery1 Cup diced carrots1 Teaspoon salt8 Cups water4 Cups tomato juice1 Cup diced onion1 Bay leaf1/4 teaspoon pepperCombine all in a large kettle; bring to boil, lower heat to simmer, about 1 1/2 hours.Ham Balls1 Egg2 Tablespoons chopped parsley 2 Tablespoons White Lily Plain All-Purpose flour1 Cup ground hamMix all together and form into small balls. Bring soup to boil again about 10 minutes before serving, and allow to simmer with the balls of ham for 10 minutes. NOTE: This Soup freezes very well. I find that this recipe makes two portions of 8 servings each -- one for the table and one for the freezer. - Mary Starr read more
Mary Starr - Spiced Tea Mix Recipe
Mix Thoroughly:1 jar Tang (1 lb., 2 oz size)2 small packages Wyler's lemonade mix2 Teaspoons cinnamon (Mary Starr used 1 1/2 teaspoons)1 Teaspoon ground cloves (Mary Starr used 1/4 teaspoon)2 Cups White Sugar1/2 Cup instant teaUse 2 teaspoons per cup and pour boiling water over mix."I think it's delicious" - Mary Starr read more
Mary Starr - Punch For A Crowd Recipe
1 package lime gelatin
1 large can pineapple juice1 bottle (16 oz.) concentrated lemon juice
16 cups cold water
2 cups hot water
3 cups sugar
Dissolve gelatin in hot water.
Add sugar, *artificial sugar may be used is desired. Add juices.
This may be mixed and carried in jar to picnic or party, then add water when ready to serve. Makes two gallons.
Mary Starr - Maple Milk Shake Recipe
2-3 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 tablespoon vanilla flavoring
1 large scoop vanilla ice cream
1 cup milk
Mix in blender or in jar and shake well.
This will make one large serving. Variations in flavor are easy.
Pineapple syrup with lemon juice...fruit juices, mashed fresh fruits, honey, syrup or molasses and spice.
Combine well with milk to make delicious drinks. Ice cream adds extra smoothness, flavor and eye appeal.
For Calorie Watchers, skim milk contains about half as many calories and blends well with mashed fruits for refreshing drinks.
Mary Starr - Sourdough Starter
Combine and mix well in glass or pottery container:
2 cups warm water
1 cake or package yeast
2 cups White Lily Bread flour(NEVER USE METAL CONTAINER OR LEAVE METAL SPOON IN STARTER)
Store covered overnight in warm place or closed cupboard.
In the morning place 1/2 cup starter in scalded pint jar with a tight cover.
Refrigerate for use next time.
Sourdough Bread Or Rolls
To remainder of sourdough starter add:
1/2 cup dry milk
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 beaten eggs
1 Stick Margarine (room temperature)
Add Flour to make soft dough. Cover, let rise in warm place until double.
Punch Down, knead well. Repeat rising and kneading process.
Form into rolls or loaves. Let ruse until double.
Bake at 375 until golden brown. Dough may be refrigerated for several days.
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