A collection of Recipes by Deborah Dolen

Dry Wassail Mix Recipe by Deborah Dolen

Recipe for Wassail using dry mix

Dry Wassail Mix Recipe by Deborah Dolen Dry Wassail Mix for Entertaining or Gift Giving 2 cups Sugar or Splenda 1 Cup brown sugar (or plain sugar) 1 cup Tang 1 1/2 cup Country Time Lemonade Mix 2 tsp. Cinnamon 2 tsp. Cloves 1 tsp. Ginger 1 tsp Allspice ½ teaspoon Nutmeg Thoroughly mix all […]

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Easy Dip Mix Recipe by Deborah Dolen

Dry Dip Mix Recipe by Deborah Dolen

Many people love dip mixes because they feel they are “cooking.” I say that with a big smile on my face because perhaps they are. I look at dip mixes in an abstract way. Basically throwing a few spices in sour cream, giving them a spin with a spoon – grabbing decent crackers and the […]

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Hashbrown Casserole Recipe


 I recently posted Turkey Brine Blend, Corn Casserole recipe, and how to make your own Cran Raspberry Jelly…but the most coveted recipe I am posting is the “Hash Brown Casserole recipe.” Hash Brown Casserole is a year round favorite recipe acceptable at any time of day. You can add to this recipe, such as cooked […]

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Best Vanilla Extract Recipe


How to Make the Best Vanilla Extract – Great Gift Giving Making your own vanilla extract is a great way to make neat gifts for others while enjoying your own “stash.” Vanilla extract is made with a low proof vodka but some people make it with rum. Before you “think it,” just know a higher […]

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BBQ Potato Salad [Serves 30]


            1 6 pound can potatoes, cubed 1 large Vidalia or red onion, diced 6 hard-cooked eggs, peeled and finely diced 1 1/2 cups Miracle Whip or Mayonnaise 1/2 cup barbeque sauce 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder salt and ground black pepper to taste 1 teaspoon paprika (optional) 

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Kidney Bean Salad [Serves 30]


KIDNEY BEAN SALAD RECIPE FOR A CROWD 1 6 pound can ( drained &rinsed) Deep Red Kidney Beans 2 large Vidalia onions diced 1 large celery stalk diced 2 cups of Miracle Whip or Mayonnaise ½ cup of relish Salt and Pepper

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Waldorf Fruit Salad [Serves 30+]

Waldorf Salad Recipe

Waldorf Fruit Salad 1 6 pound can (drained) pineapple chunks, fruit cocktail, or mandarin oranges 2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts 2 cup (16 ounces) sour cream 5 cups whipped topping 7 cups miniature marshmallows Optional 2 packages of pistachio pudding to mix in the cool whip makes this very special.  Pineapple chunks are really important if going this route.)

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Grit Poached Eggs

Easy Egg Souflee

Grit Poached Eggs Simple, Filling, and Fast to Make!  Fast being the operative word here. This worked out wonderful and makes two servings. 4 packs of instant grits 2 cups boiling water, stir into grits with wisk to ensure no clumps 4 eggs dropped away from each other in grits Microwave for 4-5 minutes on […]

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Hollandaise Rocket Style 4 Minute


              Hollandaise Rocket Style 4 Minute Serves 2 Using a large Pyrex cup 1 stick of butter 1 minute in microwave [or until foaming hot] Using a Rocket Blender or Magic Bullet 4 egg yolks, few tablespoons of lemon juice in and salt into bullet or blender until blended. Pour egg mixture slowly […]

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