Labor Day is almost here.
It’s one of the last holiday’s of the year where families can get together for some old fashioned, home-style cooking, before winter sets in. These delicious recipes work great indoors or out on the charcoal grill or smoker.
For those with a sweet tooth, well the cake should take care of that.
Never miss a local story.
Zippy Potato Salad
▪ 2 lb. red potatoes
▪ 2 peeled hard boiled eggs
▪ 2-3 green onions
▪ 1 (2 oz.) jar pimentos, drained
▪ 1/3 cup mayonnaise
▪ 1/3 cup sour cream
▪ 1/2 tsp. salt
▪ 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
▪ 5-6 Trappey's Peppers, adjust more or less
▪ 2 Tbsp. vinegar from the peppers, adjust more or less
▪ 1/4 cup fresh parsley
1. Cook potatoes until tender, drain, cool, peel.
2. Cut potatoes into 1/2 inch cubes.
3. Chop the onions, eggs, pimentos, parsley, and peppers, combine with the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
4. Check to see if the flavor is as zippy as you'd like it. Add more peppers if it's too mild, and bit of mayonnaise if it's too spicy.
5. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.
This is a spicy potato salad, adjust to your taste!
Lisa Lee, Brock United Methodist Church
▪ 1/4 cup margarine
▪ 1/4 cup ketchup
▪ 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
▪ 1/4 tsp. pepper
▪ 1/4 cup vinegar
▪ 1/4 lemon juice
▪ 1/2 tsp. Tabasco sauce
▪ Chicken pieces (breasts, thighs or drumsticks)
1. Sprinkle chicken on both sides with salt. Place in foil lined shallow pan.
2. Broil 5 minutes on each side.
3. Cover with sauce and bake at 350 degrees until done.
Colonel's Favorite Barbecue Beef Brisket
▪ 7 lb. bee brisket, trimmed
▪ 2 tsp. onion salt
▪ 1 Tbsp. celery salt
▪ 1 tsp. garlic salt
▪ 4 tsp. mono-sodium glutamate
▪ 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
▪ 1 1/2 Tbsp. liquid smoke
1. Rub brisket with onion, celery, garlic salt and mono-sodium glutamate, let stand for about 30 minutes.
2. Place in a roaster and pour Worcestershire sauce and liquid smoke over surface of roast.
3. Cover and refrigerate several hours.
4. Drain off marinade, wrap brisket, fatty side up, in heavy duty aluminum foil and seal.
5. Bake 5 hours at 300 degrees.
6. Allow to cool. Slice thinly across the grain, place in baking dish, cover with favorite barbecue sauce and bake for 20 minutes at 325 degrees.
Mandarin Orange Cake
▪ 1 box yellow cake mix
▪ 1 small box instant vanilla pudding
▪ 3 eggs
▪ 3/4 cup oil
▪ 1 small can undrained mandarin oranges
1. Mix cake mix, eggs, pudding and oil together until combined.
2. Add the mandarin oranges and juice. Bake in a 3-layer cake pans at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
▪ 1 large can undrained crushed pineapple
▪ 1 small box vanilla instant pudding
▪ 1 12 ounce Cool Whip
1. Mix pudding and pineapple with juice together.
2. Fold in Cool Whip.
3. Put icing on cooled cakes.