Grandma Hystad’s Recipes, Food, Drink Information

1-cup cornmeal.
1-teaspoon salt.
1 cup cold water.
Mix the cornmeal, salt and cold water.
Pour into the boiling water, stirring occasionally.
Cook until thickened, stirring often.
Cover and cook over low heat about 15 minutes.
Serve hot with milk and sugar. 3 cups boiling water.
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe.
Yield: 6 servings.

4 ounces”’.(125 ml)’??..potato chips
? cup””.(125 ml)’??..butter
? teaspoon”?.(2.5 ml)’??..garlic powder
salt and pepper.

Melt butter. Brush chicken with butter. Crush potato chips
with rolling pin before opening bag. Mix garlic, salt and
pepper with potato chips. Shake buttered chicken in potato
chip mixture. Place on pan skin side up. Pour rest of mixture over chicken. Bake at 375F (190 C) for 1 hour.

YIELD: coating for 1 fryer.
TIME: Preparation time 10 minutes, cooking time approx.1 hour.

hawaian chicken

1 teaspoon oil or margarine.
2 1/2 pounds chicken, boneless skinless.
1/4 teaspoon salt.
1/8 teaspoon pepper.
1 can (6 ounces) pineapple juice, frozen concentrate.
2 cans (12 ounces) water.
Defrost the pineapple juice.
Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe.
Yield: 5 servings.

Grease a large frying pan. Heat the pan on low.
Put the chicken parts in the hot pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Cook until the chicken begins to brown.
Add the defrosted pineapple juice to the pan.
Swish the water in the can, and add it to the pan.
Cover and cook slowly, turning now and then, for 50 minutes or until the chicken is fork tender.
Put the chicken on a warm platter.
Skim the fat from the chicken juices in the pan.
Boil down the juices until they are slightly thickened (about 5 minutes).
Return the chicken to the pan. Reheat it for a few minutes.

1 large banana.
1-cup fresh peaches or strawberries.
1 small carton (8 ounces) vanilla yogurt.
1/2-cup fruit juice.
Put all ingredients in a blender.
Blend on high until smooth.
Pour into 2 glasses. Serve right away.
Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe.
Yield: 2 servings.

4 large peeled, cored, and sliced apples.
2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries.
3/4-cup sugar.
1/4 cup all purpose flour.
1-teaspoon apple pie spice.
1 prepared piecrust.
Stir all ingredients together in a medium sized mixing bowl and place in a 10-inch deep-dish pie pan.
Place one piecrust on top of the fruits. Cut 3 or 4 slits to allow the steam to escape.
Bake at 375 degrees for about an hour. Serve warm with a slice of piecrust over top of the fruit. Refrigerate any leftovers.
Serving Size: 1 slice.
Yield: 10 servings.

Peach Crisp
4 peaches (4 cups sliced).
2 Tablespoons margarine.
3/4-cup quick-cooking oats.
1/2-cup sugar.
1/4-cup flour.
2 teaspoons cinnamon.
1 teaspoon lemon juice.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Slice the peaches.
Spread the peach slices on the bottom of the baking pan.
Melt the margarine in a saucepan.
In a small bowl, mix everything but the peaches. Stir until the mix is well blended.
Sprinkle the oat mix on top of the peaches.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Serve either hot or cold. To remove the peach fuzz, you can rub the washed peach gently with a paper towel.
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe.
Yield: 6 servings.

1 cup cooked chopped broccoli.
4 whole (8 halves) English muffins.
1-cup pizza sauce (or spaghetti sauce).
1/2-cup mozzarella cheese, shredded, part skim.
3 Tablespoons shredded carrots.
1 teaspoon grated parmesan cheese.
Cut the broccoli to make 1 cup of chopped broccoli.
Put the broccoli in a saucepan with water. Cook on medium until tender.
Drain the water from the saucepan. Let the broccoli cool.
Cut 4 English muffins in half. Toast the 8 muffin halves.
Shred the mozzarella cheese to make ? cup of shredded cheese.
Peel and shred the carrots to make 3 tablespoons shredded carrots.
Spoon 2 tablespoons pizza sauces over each English muffin half.
Sprinkle 1 tablespoon shredded mozzarella cheeses on top of each half.
Put 2 tablespoons broccoli and 1 teaspoon shredded carrots on top of each half.
Sprinkle each half with 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese.
Toast in the toaster oven for 2 minutes, until the cheese melts.
Serving Size: 2 pizzas (each made from 1/2 English muffin)
Yield: 4 servings.

1/3-cup dry milk, non-fat.
2 cups all purpose flour.
1-teaspoon baking soda.
2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon.
1/2-teaspoon cloves.
1/2-teaspoon allspice.
1/2-teaspoon nutmeg.
1/3-cup vegetable oil.
2/3-cup honey.
1/2 cup orange juice.
2 Tablespoons grated orange peel.
2 eggs.
1 cup mashed pumpkin.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease or spray with non-stick spray a 12 x 15 inch baking pan with sides.
In a small bowl, combine dry milk, flour, baking soda, and spices. Set aside.
In a large bowl, thoroughly mix oil, honey, juice, peel, eggs and pumpkin.
Gradually add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, stirring until smooth. Spread batter onto prepared baking pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown and cake springs back when lightly touched with your finger. Cool. Cut into squares.
Serving Size: 2 bars.
Yield: 30 servings.

A couple planed a trip to the west coast. The husband left first and the wife was joining him the following day. He checked into the hotel room and noticed there was a computer in his room. He decided to e mail his wife.

He made a mistake in the email address. Without realizing his error he sent it. Meanwhile a window in Alberta just returned from her husbands? funeral. He died of a heart attack.

She decided to check her email when she came home, expecting messages from relatives. After reading the first message, she screamed and fainted. The son rushed into the room, found his mother on the floor, and seen the computer screen which read:

To My Loving wife:
I know you?re surprised to hear from me. They have computers here now and you are allowed to send emails to your loved ones. I have arrived and have been checked in. Everything has been prepared for your arrival tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing you then.
Sure Is Hot Down Here.

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There are many types of disasters: floods, fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, snow and ice storms just to name a few. Government and Relief Organizations estimate that after a major disaster, it could take up to five days before you could get help. The following checklist can help you and your family plan and prepare for a disaster, before it occurs.

Minimum of 3600 calories of food per person.
Minimum of 9 water pouches of water per person.
Method of water purification (such as potable aqua or a water filter).
Additional food & water.
AM/FM Radio with batteries or alternate power source.
Cell phone.
Flashlight with batteries.
Candles, Lantern and fuel.
Personal hygiene kit (Include soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, Sanitary napkins, diapers, razor, and other toiletry items). Toilet paper.
Portable toilet and accessories.
50 Feet of Nylon rope.
Foldable shovel.
Hatchet or axe.
Rolls of duct tape.
Solar emergency blanket or emergency sleeping bag.
Waterproof matches.
Lightweight stove & fuel. Poncho
First Aid Kit and supplies.
First Aid Booklet/Manual.
Special medication.

At least . in your kit — be sure to include quarters for phone calls. Keep cell phoned charged.

Copies of documents such as birth certificates, marriage licenses, wills, insurance forms, phone numbers, credit card.

A complete outfit of appropriate clothing; including extra socks, underwear, hat, sturdy shoes, and gloves.
Prepare Today, after a disaster may be to late.

Standard Measures
1 gallon (US)”’?.128 ounces.
? gallon””?64 ounces.
1 quart””?..32 ounces.
1 fifth””??25.6 ounces.
? quart””?24 ounces.
1 pint””??16 ounces.
1 tenth””?..12.8 ounces.
1 cup (1/2 pint) ”’?8 ounces.
1 jigger””?..1 ? ounces.
1 pony””??1/8 ounce.
1 dash””’3 drops.

Houston Hurricane
1 jigger whiskey.
1 jigger gin.
1 jigger white cr?me de Menthe.
Juice of 1 lemon.
Shake with ice and strain.

House Standard
1 jigger Tequila.
2 jiggers Tomato Juice.
2 dashes Tabasco.
Shake with cracked ice and strain.
Serve with slice of lemon.

Cherry Bing
1 pint cherry juice.
4 ounces orange juice.
Dilute the cherry juice and orange juice with 10 ounces water; stir to blend. Add chunks of ice before serving.

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