The Recipe Box

Welcome To The Recipe Box. Bonnie Parks Shares Her Collection Of Recipes.

Something sweet for you to make

These 3 recipes are easy and different. There is a treat for everybody’s taste… Fall is here, but it sure doesn’t feel like it.  Fall means pumpkin. ****PUMPKIN DUMP CAKE**** 29 oz Pure pumpkin 12 oz Evaporated milk 1/2 Cup brown sugar 3 Eggs 2 Teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract 15.25 oz…

Breakfast Bread

****BLUEBERRY BREAKFAST BREAD**** 1/2 Cup butter 1 Cup white sugar 2 Eggs 2 Cups flour 1 Cup applesauce 1 1/2 Tsp baking powder 1/2 Tsp baking soda 1/4 Tsp salt 1 and 1/2 Cups fresh or frozen blueberries HOW TO: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Grease and flour one loaf pan Mix together: 1/2 Cup…

Low Fat Sweets

****PINEAPPLE CAKE**** 2 Cups flour 1 Cup sugar 2 Eggs 1Teaspoon baking Soda 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 Teaspoon salt 1 20-oz can crushed pineapple in its own juice HOW TO; Mix all ingredients together. Pour into greased and floured 9×13 inch baking pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 35-40 minutes ****FRUIT AND CREAM**** Easy…

Simple Meals

Vegetables and rice are nice ****RICE OLE’**** 1/2 Cup chopped onion 1/2 Cup chopped green pepper 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 2 Teaspoons chili powder or taco seasoning 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 Teaspoon salt 1 16 ounce can tomatoes 2 Cups COOKED rice HOW TO: Saute’ onions and green pepper in oil until vegetable are…

Quick and Easy Snack Bars

****OAT SNACK BARS**** Great for the lunch bag 1/4 Cup sugar 1/3 Cup light corn syrup 2 3/4 Cups oats 3/4 Cup unsalted butter or 12 tablespoons HOW TO: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Line the base and sides of an 8x8inch cake pan Mix the butter, sugar, and syrup in a large saucepan and…

Easy Meatless Dishes

****RICE & BEAN & VEGGIE SKILLET**** 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper and 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 15oz can of white or black beans 1 15oz can diced tomatoes 1 1/4 cup water 2 cups instant rice-uncooked HOW TO Cook and stir bell pepper and onion in hot oil in a large skillet with tight…

Home made Sweet and Sour Sauce

Forget buying that jar of Sweet and Sour Sauce, With only 6 ingredients you can make your own.  Making your own sauce you can customize it to your taste and consistency. ****Sweet and Sour Sauce # 1**** 1 Cup canned pineapple juice 1/3 Cup Water 1 1/2 Tablespoons vinegar.  (this depends on your taste…I like…

Cherries Today-Your Way

****CHERRY PIE FILLING SALAD**** I think of cherries when it’s Washington’s birthday holiday. Cherry pie filling salad can be a salad or a desert.  You choose…. I made the basic ingredient recipe, but I have included; “Have it your way ideas” 1 (21oz) can cherry pie filling 1 (14oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (20oz)…

COFFEE CREATIONS

It’s super easy to make your own coffee creamer.  You only need 2 ingredients for the base.  Plus you can customize your creamer to fit what flavor strikes your fancy. All you need is:  one 14 ounce can  of sweetened condensed milk and 1 3/4 cup of milk or cream (whole, lowfat, skim, almond, soy,…