Thursday, July 29, 2010

Coke Chicken

2 chicken breasts
1 pkt Continental French Onion soup (has to be Continental!)
Coca Cola (the real stuff)

Method: Chop chicken into cubes and put into a pyrex dish. Sprinkle soup over chicken. Add enough Coke to just over [sic] the chicken. Cook in 180C oven for approx 1 hour or in a microwave for approx 20-30 mins. Cook until chicken is cooked and liquid has thickened. (During cooking, more Coke may be needed). Serve with rice or vegies.

Source: contributed by Melissa Ramm in Burra Kindy Cookbook (Burra, 2002).

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Egg and Bacon Salad

1 crisp lettuce
3 bacon rashers
1/4 cup chopped shallots
1/2 cup chopped celery
3 hard-boiled eggs sieved
1 teaspoon garlic granules
1/4 cup French dressing

Method: Grill bacon well so that it will crumble finely. Wash lettuce and tear into pieces and place in bowl. Add bacon crumbles, shallots, celery, sieved eggs and garlic granules. Pour over dressing. Toss well and serve immediately.

Source: contributed by P. Thompson in The Princess Royal Cookbook compiled by a sub-committee of The Muscular Dystrophy Association of South Australia (Kent Town: Peacock Publications, 1984 reprint of 1981 first edition; ISBN 0909209502), p.54.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Skinny Dip

Method: Combine 1/2 packet Continental Cheese & Leek Soup with 250 gms cottage cheese, 1/2 cup grated carrot. Mix well & chill. Sprinkle with chopped parsley & serve with assorted fresh vegetables.

Source: Cookbook: St Joseph's School, Clare (Clare: St Joseph's School, 1991), p.9.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Stuffed Apricots

Walnut halves
Non-fat cottage cheese
Dried apricots or tinned halves (drained)

Method: Place a teaspoonful of cottage cheese in the centre of each apricot half and top each with a walnut.

Source: contributed by Mrs. P. Thomas in Gulnare Gourmets (Adelaide: Gulnare Primary School Welfare Club, 1984 [2nd edition]), p.7.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Mock Yeast Cake

1 tbspn. butter
1/2 cup hot mashed potato
1 cup sugar
1 beaten egg
3/4 cup milk
Little lemon essence and nutmeg
1/2 cup sultanas
2 cups S.R. flour

Method: Beat butter into potato, add remaining ingredients in order given. Place mixture in large cake tin, sprinkle over topping made from: -

1 cup plain flour
1 cup sugar
1/4 lb. melted butter
Little nutmeg or cinn.

Mix all well together till crumbly. Bake in moderate oven.

Source: contributed by T. Pope in Recipe Book Containing the Favourite Recipes of Members of the Payneham Methodist Women's Fellowship, 1961 (Payneham [Adelaide]: 1961), p.10.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Steak and Mushroom Casserole

oyster blade steak
tin creamed mushrooms
seasoned flour

Method: Roll steak in seasoned flour and place in casserole. Pour over tin of mushrooms to cover. Put dob of cream on each piece of steak. Bake in slow to moderate oven 1&3/4 hours in covered casserole.

Source: contributed by H. Blair in The Princess Royal Cookbook compiled by a sub-committee of The Muscular Dystrophy Association of South Australia (Kent Town: Peacock Publications, 1984 reprint of 1981 first edition; ISBN 0909209502), p.31.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Meat Balls in Tomato Sauce

1kg mince steak
1 large onion
Pinch of mixed herbs
1 egg
1 packet of French onion soup mix
1 large tin of tomato soup
A little flour

Method: Make meatballs with first four ingredients, drain on kitchen paper, make up tomato gravy in frypan by adding French onion and tomato soup together and bring to boil. Place meatballs in gravy and bring back to boil, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes. Serves 4.

Source: Royal Adelaide Hospital Community Children's Centre (RAHCCC) Cookbook, 2nd edition (Adelaide, 2008), p.63.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Meat and Rice Pie

2 cups boiled rice
1 small egg beaten
1.1/4 cup tomato pasta sauce
S1/4 [sic] cup evaporated milk
salt & pepper to taste
10g butter melted
250g lean beef mince
1 extra egg
1/4 cup grated cheese
avocado slices, sour cream, paprika and parsley to serve

Method: Preheat oven to mod. 180C. Grease a 23cm pie plated [sic] with butter or oil. Combine rice and beaten egg. Spoon into the pie plate. Press over base and sides. Brown mince in a dry pan. Add pasta sauce and cook for 10 mins. Cool slightly then spoon into rice shell. Combine extra egg, evaporated milk, cheese, salt and pepper. Pour over the filling and baake [sic] for 30 mins. Serve hot with avocado, sour cream and paprika sprinkled on top. Garnish with parsley.
Serves 6

Source: contributed by Sheryl Jones in Burra Kindy Cookbook (Burra, 2002).