Grandma Lulu Bancroft’s Lemon Cake Pie

This was by far the most fun thing to cook for Patty and Raymond today!  It smelled divine and I told Patty that I was going to have to come home and make one for us so that we could try it but I’m too tired today from all the cooking so it will have … Continue reading

Kathy’s Enchiladas

More food for Patty and Raymond!  The recipe as listed below made the above two pans of enchiladas.  The instructions said you could make them soft or crispy, so I did a pan of each (soft on left, crispy on right). 2 pounds ground beef 1 small can diced ortega chilis (left these out for … Continue reading

Apricot Chicken Bake

Another dinner for Patty.  I mixed the sauce ingredients together and decided that it didn’t look like quite enough so I doubled it and then I ended up doubling that again and then it looked like enough!  🙂 1 chicken, cut up or your favorite pieces (I used 5 chicken breasts) 1/4 cup Russian dressing … Continue reading

Crispy Jello Salad

Also requested by Patty.  I thought I had a jello mold around here somewhere but couldn’t find it so couldn’t make her a fancy jello salad, bummer!  This is a picture of the bottom of the jello as I didn’t want to take it out of the mold before delivering it to her, too hard … Continue reading

Patty’s Beef Stew

Dinner #2 for Patty as requested, Beef Stew. 2 pounds stew beef or a cut up chuck roast (I went with the stew meat) 1 onion, diced 4 – 5 large potatoes, peeled and quartered 4 – 5 carrots, peeled and cut into slices 3 quarts hot water 3 – 4 tablespoons Kitchen Bouquet (couldn’t … Continue reading

Salmon Loaf

I spent today cooking for my friends Patty and Raymond again.  Patty gave me a copy of her cookbook called “Patty’s Cakes and Things” so that I could make some of her favorite foods for her.  She requested salmon patties but the recipe said you could also make a salmon loaf so I opted for … Continue reading