Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Two handwritten comfort-food recipes here in the dead of winter

Who's ready for some warm comfort food? Here are two handwritten recipes — one for Chicken Supper Soup and some Apple Raisin Krisp for dessert. The recipes were pulled from plastic yellow box that was first featured in a pair of 2012 posts.1

If you make either of these, let us know how they turned out!

Chicken Supper Soup
  • 4 strips bacon diced
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 lbs. chicken breasts or legs
  • water
  • 1 can (1 lb.) tomatoes
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 10 oz. pk. baby limas
  • 1 10 oz. pk. okra
  • 1 tbs. worchestershire
  • salt and pepper
In Dutch oven saute bacon. Remove when chrisp [sic]. Add onions to bacon fat & saute until golden. Add chicken & saute until brown. Add water, tomatoes and cook over low heat 30 min. Add lima beans & okra and cook for 30 min. more. Add corn, Worchestershire sauce, salt & pepper to taste. Heat & serve. 6-8 servings.

Apple Raisin Krisp
  • 6 medium tart apples pealed and sliced
  • ¾ cup raisins
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • pinch of salt & cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup butter
Arrange apples in buttered 8-inch pan. Sprinkle with raisins. Combine oats, sugar & seasonings until mixture is crumbly and well blended. Spread over apples. Bake at 350 for 30 to 40 min. until apples are tender & top is chrisp & brown. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream.

1. Here are those links:
Several other selections from the box have been featured in posts in the Recipes category, too.

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