Reuben Tarts

12oz. Cream Cheese¾ cup Margarine1½ cups plain Flour½ cup Mayonnaise¼ cup Chili Sauce16oz. can Sauerkraut, drained8oz. Corned Beef¾ cup grated Swiss cheesePaprika Blend cheese, margarine, and flour. Chill one hour. Shape in small balls and place in ungreased muffin tins. Press dough on bottom and sides of cups. Mix remaining ingredients for the filling. Fill…

Sweet Potato Casserole

3 cups cooked Sweet Potatoes, mashed½ stick Butter, melted1 cup Sugar1 cup Coconut1 teaspoon Vanilladash of Salt Topping:½ cup light Flour1 cup light Brown Sugar⅔ stick Butter1 cup Pecan pieces Add melted butter to potatoes. Stir in remaining potato ingredients and pour into greased baking dish. For topping, mix flour and sugar. Cut in butter…

Southern Spoon Bread

1 cup Cornmeal3 cups Sweet Milk1 teaspoon Salt1 teaspoon Baking Powder2 tablespoons Salad Oil or melted Shortening3 well-beaten Egg Yolks3 stiffly beaten Egg Whites Cook cornmeal and 2 cups milk until the consistency of mush. Remove from heat; add salt, baking powder, salad oil and 1 cup milk. Stir in egg yolks, fold in egg…

Peanut Squash Custard

Courtesy Fred & Jenny Wiche I know that many people have never heard of peanut squash. If you're lucky enough to find it, try this one. It's so good that it's worth finding the variety and planting your own. 1 peanut squash1 tablespoon butter½ teaspoon baking powder1 egg½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground…

Peach Caramel French Toast

1 29-ounce can sliced peaches with syrup1½ cup granulated syrup¼ pound (1 stick) margarine or butter1 cup light brown sugar2 Tablespoons water6 to 8 slices white bread5 eggs1¼ cups whole milk1 Tablespoon vanilla Drain the peaches and reserve the syrup for later. Heat the granulated sugar and butter or margarine in microwave on high for…

Mushroom Soup

This is a favorite of mine. When my friend Sue Ann Harmon and I are down or having a bad day, a pot of this soup and a loaf of fresh bread help us soar to new heights. 4 medium onions, minced2 cloves garlic, minced4 tablespoons (½ stick) butter or margarine2 pounds fresh mushrooms, chopped2…

Maker’s Mark Distillery Eggnog

I consider Maker's Mark the gold standard for the finest Kentucky bourbon. This holiday favorite is no exception. 24 eggs1½ cups sugar1 liter Maker's Mark bourbon1 quart heavy whipping cream1 quart milkFreshly ground nutmeg for garnish Separate the eggs and beat the yolks until creamy; whip the sugar into the yolks. Beat egg whites until…

Mississippi Mud Cake

Cake:2 cups sugar1 cup unsalted butter3 eggs1½ cups flour½ cup cocoa1 teaspoon salt2½ teaspoons vanilla¾ cup chopped pecans Frosting:1 lb confectioners sugar⅓ cup cocoa1 cup melted unsalted butter1½ teaspoons vanilla¾ cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350°. Beat sugar and butter together until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Add…

My Favorite Milk Gravy

3 tablespoons Kentucky Kernel Seasoned Flour, if available3 tablespoons pan drippings from meat (sausage, bacon, or chicken)2 cups 2% milk1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon pepper Over medium heat, add flour to hot pan drippings and stir until lightly browned. Add milk all at once, and stir constantly until thickened and bubbling. Add salt and pepper and…