Posts by Aunt Jenni

Pizza Without Cheese Poem

Pizza Without Cheese Poem

One Thing Leads to Another By Jennifer R. Franks March 21, 1980 A pizza without cheese is like A kiss without a squeeze. An orange without a seed a like A garden without a weed. A school without a teacher is like A church without a preacher. A house without a hose is like A garden without a rose. A hammer without a head is like A pencil without lead. A pen without ink is like Skunk that...

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Aunt Jenni’s Quinoa Salad (keen-wa)

Aunt Jenni’s Quinoa – 3 types below Quinoa is a perfect food in which you digest both protein and carbohydrates in the form of fiber to ensure healthy energy and health to your body.  People of all ages should incorporate a healthy diet of Quinoa into their diet as it is an easy source of fiber and protein. Must soak and wash off several times prior to cooking in fresh...

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Aunt Jenni’s Pesto Sauce “The BEST”

Aunt Jenni’s Pesto Sauce “The BEST”

Aunt Jenni’s Pesto Sauce “The BEST” Good with French/Italian Bread, Pizza, Pasta, or in mayo for turkey, avacodo, jalapeno cheese sandwich. Or just dip with fresh old world style french bread in slices if a knive is handy.  Or may rip bread if need be.  Enjoy! Basil – Fresh, Large Bunch, chopped leaves in the blender (double if want 2x) H2O – 1/2 cup good H2O Salt...

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Chicago Style Hot Dog

Chicago Style Hot Dog

Chicago Style Hot Dog Hot Dog Buns – poppy seed Hot Dogs –Vienna or Hebrew National – Grilled or Steamed Yellow Mustard Pickle Relish Chopped White or Vidalia Onion, fine Celery Salt – sprinkle entire thing (Penzey’s) Pepperonchini Hot Peppers – sliced or whole   Serve with Potato Chips and Dill Pickles And fresh squeezed Lemonade! Lemons –...

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Aunt Jenni’s Guacamole

Aunt Jenni’s Guacamole

Aunt Jenni’s Guacamole Avacados Onion – Any type chopped – Vidalia, While, Red, Yellow Red Pepper Jalapeno Peppers Cilantro Lemon or Lime Juice Salt   We have incorporated so much cilantro lately it is more like a cilantro salad with veggies and guac dressing and very cool and delish! Serve slightly...

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Aunt Jenni’s Beef Stew

Aunt Jenni’s Beef Stew

Aunt Jenni’s Beef Stew Stew Meat 1/2 c. Flour Butter Onions Carrots Potatoes Salt & Pepper H2O   Cook stew meat and make rue with butter and flour from sauce Add H2O start adding more water Add all vegetables Add Bay Leaf Bring to boil, then simmer 1 – 2 hours in large stew pot. Lasts all week and tastes delicious mashed up into baby food.  Make lots of gravy with...

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Lemon Bars – Grandma Taylor’s Recipe

Lemon Bars – Grandma Taylor’s Recipe

Lemon Bars or Squares As requested to make many times by Akasha, Grandaughter Number 1.  Here is the the...

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Sloppy Toms or Sloppy Joes – Family Style

Sloppy Toms or Sloppy Joes – Family Style

Sloppy Toms or Sloppy Joes – Family Style Turkey or Beef – Ground and Cook separate from 1 Onion – set aside…cook meat first Drain fat and add 1 c. H20 Mustard – combine with Brown Sugar Ketchup Apple Cider Vinegar Worcheshire Sauce   Cook time 30 minutes and serve hot on hamburger buns, or sesame seed even more delish.  Good leftover hot or cold.  Warm...

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Aunt Jenni’s Pasta Salad

Aunt Jenni’s Pasta Salad

Aunt Jenni’s Pasta Salad 1 Lb. Barilla Multi-Colored Corkscrew pasta or Bow Ties Vidalia Onion (1/2-1 Medium or 1 small) – chopped fine 1 Can Large Black Olives – drained, rinsed and sliced 1 Lb. Mozzerella Cheese – diced in 1/2” cubes – use good cheese. Broccoli – 1/2 head, chopped Carrots – 30 mini, diced Red Pepper – Half, diced Pasta...

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Potato Salad – Grandma Taylor’s Recipe

Potato Salad – Grandma Taylor’s Recipe

 Grandma Taylor’s Potato Salad Red or Yukon gold Potatoes – Boiled until soft, 1 inch cubes and some mashed. Onion – chopped fine Bacon – cooked well and crumbled when cool Mayonaise – 1 cup + Celery – not necc. Salt – will need for sure. Mix mayo, onion, bacon and dash salt and let sit while potatoes are cooking.   Add potatoes when cool. ...

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