Grandma’s Peanut Butter Cookies


Cream together:

1 cup shortening

1 cup sugar

1 cup brown sugar

Mix in:

1 cup peanut butter

Beat well and add:

2 well beaten eggs

In a separate bowl mix together:

2  1/2 cups flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

Add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture.  Stir well.

Chill for at least an hour.  Roll into balls and then roll in a bowl of white sugar, coating the cookie ball with sugar.  Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake at 375* F  for 8-10 minutes

Now just see if you can eat just one! 🙂


Basil Tomato Soup


2 (28 oz) cans diced tomatoes

2 cups water

2 teaspoons chicken boullion

2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon basil

1 teaspoon garlic salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 cup milk

6 Tablespoons butter

Place tomatoes in blender and blend until smooth.  Place tomatoes, water, and boullion in a large pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; add basil, garlic salt, pepper and sugar. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to low; Stir in milk and butter. Cook until butter is melted.

*original recipe on Allrecipes alterations made by me.


This soup is wonderful! I couldn’t get enough of it and had steaming mugs of it for several days.  It was so easy to make, yet so delicious!

Popover with Hot Turkey Salad


2 eggs, room temperature

1 cup milk, room temperature

1 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 cups diced cooked turkey

2 cups diced celery

1 cup shredded carrot

1/4 cup minced onion

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1- 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise or salad dressing

1/4 cup milk

1/8 teaspoon pepper

salt to taste


In a mixing bowl, beat eggs until lemon-colored and foamy.  Add milk, flour and salt; beat just until smooth (do not over beat).  Pour into greased 10-in. glass pie plate.  Bake at 400*F for 35-40 minutes or until deep golden brown.  Immediately prick with a fork in the center to allow steam to escape.  While popover is cooking cook celery, onion and carrot in small amount of olive oil, cook until tender crisp. Next add the turkey, mayo, cheese, milk and seasoning. Stir and cook over low heat until heated through.  When popover is done spoon turkey salad into it.  Garnish with tomato slices if desired and serve immediately.  Serves 8-10