RECIPES from the WARD FAMILY
|* BEEF & MUSHROOM ROLL
(from Susan Ward Merk)
1 lb. ground beef
1 small onion, minced
Cook beef until brown then add all ingredients except last 3 and simmer for 10 minutes; drain off fat and blend in flour; cook until thickened then cool. Roll biscuit dough in 12 x 9 rectangle; spread with beef mixture to ½ in. from edges. Moisten edges with water and roll like jelly roll; pinch edges together. Put roll on greased cookie sheet and brush with milk. Bake at 425° about 30 min. Cut in slices and serve with heated gravy. (If dough is not fully cooked in middle of roll, return slices to oven for a few minutes at a time.)
HAM & SCALLOPED POTATOES
4 - 6 baking potatoes (sliced thin)
Put potatoes in ice water and set aside. Melt butter over low heat, add flour and blend 3-5 min. Slowly stir in milk then remaining ingredients, constantly stirring to avoid lumps. Heat until cheese is melted. Drain & dry potatoes. Combine with onion, ham and corn and mix gently. Place all in 2½ casserole and pour sauce over mixture. Bake covered at 350º for 1 hour, removing cover last 15 min. Garnish with parsley. Excellent main entry to a hearty winter meal.
(from Susan Ward Merk)
3 eggs, separated
Beat egg yolks until light, mix in corn, salt, pepper and flour. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold corn mixture into egg whites. Drop by spoonfuls into hot oil in skillet. Cook fritters until brown on both sides. Drizzle with maple syrup and serve with bacon, sausage or ham, Hot Green Bean Salad (see Recipes from Spittler Family) and fresh fruit salad with Chinese Dressing (see Salads).
1 16 oz. can sauerkraut
Drain sauerkraut, squeezing out all juice, then chop fine.
Combine all ingredients and shape into balls, using about 2 tsp. mixture.
Place in 9 x 13 pan and bake at 375º for 10 min. Add barbecue sauce (below) and
continue baking until sauce is bubbly. Serve from chafing dish. Makes a distinctive entry to any buffet.
BARBECUE SAUCE FOR GRILLING
1 cup oil 2 cups vinegar
3 tbsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper
FROM PEARL WARD (1887-1915)
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