Best Mashed Potatoes

THE BEST MASHED POTATOES! 5 pounds potatoes (I use half Yukon Gold, half Russet potatoes)2 large cloves garlic (minced)fine sea salt6 tablespoons butter1 cup whole milk4 ounces cream cheese (room temperature, optional)toppings: chopped fresh chives or green onions...

Fresh Cranberry Sauce

FRESH CRANBERRY SAUCE (Ocean Spray Recipe) 1 cup sugar1 cup water1 12- ounce package Ocean Spray® Fresh or Frozen Cranberries Combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil; add cranberries, return to boil. Reduce heat and boil gently for 10 minutes,...

Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese ½ lb uncooked elbow macaroni (or other small pasta , about 1 ½ cups)3 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (or WondraFlour)1/2 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper1 1/2 cup milk (any kind)3/4 cup half and half2 1/2 cups shredded...

Baked Candied Yams

Baked Candied Yams – Soul Food Style Made by Grandma Wondracek on Thanksgiving 5 medium sized yams8 tbsp salted butter1 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp ground nutmeg1/4 tsp ground clove1/4 tsp ground ginger1 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup brown sugar1 tbsp pure vanilla...

Grandpa’s Potato Salad

Potato Salad Written by Germaine and Ed Latonis 1 cup mayonnaise1 tbsp vinegar2 tsp prepared mustard½ tsp celery seed1-2 tsp salt⅛ tsp pepper1 cup onion (chopped small)2-3 hard boiled eggs (chopped)celery, to taste (optional)4 cups cooked potatoes (diced) Mix first 6...

Great Garlic Bread

Great Garlic Bread ½ cup butter2 tablespoons garlic powder½ tablespoon dried parsley1 1 pound loaf Italian bread, cut into 1/2 inch slices1 8 ounce package shredded mozzarella cheese Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).In a small saucepan over medium heat,...