Food Pyramid

The food guide prism was established in 1960 in the wake of increasing heart diseases in America with the aim of promoting right eating and health habits for you. The first pyramid, developed by the US Department of Agriculture or USDA divided the three initial food groups namely carbohydrate, proteins and vegetables into six fresh […]

Microwave Turtle Candies Recipe

Serving Size : 16 Ingredients: 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips 1 1/2 cups pecan halves 28 caramels, unwrapped 2 tablespoons whipping cream Instructions: Microwave half the chips in a glass bowl at HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.  Stir until smooth; cool until slightly thickened.  Drop chocolate by tablespoonfuls onto a wax […]

Snow Ice Cream Recipes

You can only enjoy this in the winter with plenty of snow around! A treat Laura Ingalls would have enjoyed! Watch for that first fresh snow and have some old fashion fun! Snow Ice Cream 1 cup milk 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup sugar dash of salt 1 teaspoon vanilla clean snow Mix all the […]

Worm Sandwiches Recipes

What garden doesn’t have worms? Here is a interesting snack for a Garden Unit or Garden Party Theme. hot dogs hamburger buns Cut the hot dogs into thin slices, lengthwise. Score the edges, about three cuts per slice. Boil or microwave the “worms” until the slices curl. Arrange three or four worms on a bun.

Lincoln’s Favorite Cake Recipes

A great recipe for President’s Day!  1 1/2 Cups Sugar  1 Cup Butter  1 Teaspoon Vanilla  2 3/4 Cups Sifted cake flour (regular flour minus 1 Tablesoon) 1 Teaspoon Baking powder  1 1/3 Cups Milk  1 Cup Almonds — finely chopped  6 Egg whites — stiffly beaten  White Frosting  Cream together sugar, butter, and vanilla. […]

Bunny Patch Cake Recipes

Ingredients: 1 package (10 3/4 oz.)  Pound Cake, frozen, cut into 10 slices 1 can (21 oz.) Pie filling, any flavor 1 tub (12 oz.) Whipped Topping, 1 cup Baker’s Angel Flake Coconut Green food coloring Colorful jelly beans and marshmallow bunnies Directions: Line bottom of 12×8-inch baking dish with cake slices. Top with pie […]

Worms in Dirt Recipe

This makes a great Spring recipe, especially for the boys! Ingredients: 1 16-ounce package Oreo type cookies 2 cups cold milk 1 pkg. small  Chocolate Instant Pudding 1 tub (8 oz.)  Whipped Topping , thawed slightly individual serving cups Gummy worms Directions: CRUSH cookies in zipper-style plastic bag with rolling pin or use a food […]

Homemade Taffy Recipes

Materials: 1 cup sugar  1 cup brown sugar  2 cups molasses  3/4 cup water  1/4 cup butter (best flavor) or margarine  1/8 tsp soda  1/4 tsp salt  2 drops of peppermint oil (optional) or vanilla Instructions: Put sugars, molasses and water in a large pan.  Stir until sugar is dissolved. Boil until a thermometer registers […]

Shamrock Parfaits Recipes

by Cassie Another St. Patrick’s Day treat. ***Shamrock Parfaits*** 2 cups cold milk 1 (4-serving) package Jell-O Pistachio flavor Instant Pudding and Pie Filling Chocolate Sauce 2 cups thawed Cool Whip whipped topping Chocolate shamrock cutouts (optional) Pour milk into large bowl. Add pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk 1 to 2 minutes. Layer pudding, […]

Orange Sherbert Salad Recipes

Use these holiday dishes as a way not only to teach children how to cook but to teach them how to serve guests, use proper table manners and etiquette 2 small pkgs orange Jello 1-1/4 cup boiling water 1 pint orange sherbet 1 cup mandarin oranges 1 small can crushed pineapple, drained 1 cup nuts […]