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Grandma Kenley’s Fudge Pie

February 5, 2016

Mix together the following:

2 cups sugar

5 tablespoons cocoa

3/4 cups flour

Add the following and mix until blended:

1 1/4 cups evaporated milk

1/2 cup corn syrup

1/4 cup butter

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Pour into unbaked pie shell and bake at 350 degrees until done (about 1 hour). Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.


Crunchy Corn Salad

December 24, 2015

2 (15 ounce) cans whole kernel corn, drained

2 cups grated cheddar cheese

1 cup mayonnaise

1 cup green pepper, chopped

1/2 cup red onion, chopped

1 bag coarsely crushed Fritos chili cheese corn chips

Mix all ingredients together except Fritos, chill in fridge until ready to serve.  Mix in Fritos before serving.


Elaine’s Picante Sauce

December 24, 2015

8 cups tomatoes, peeled, chopped and drained

2 1/2 cups onions, chopped

1 cup jalapeno peppers, chopped (1 1/2 to 2 cups for hotter)

6 garlic gloves minced

2 t cumin

2 teaspoons pepper

1/8 cup canning salt

1/3 cup vinegar

8 oz tomato sauce

6 oz tomato paste


Mix all together and bring to a slow boil for 10 minutes

Seal in jars and cook in hot water bath for 10 minutes

This is a medium chunky salsa.  If you want a smoother salsa cut your veggies into smaller pieces.

Yields 3 quarts or 6 pints.