Broccoli Salad by Betty Poulin
Lazy Lasagna by Cindy Strickland
Pistachio Coffee Cake by Barbara Holden


Broccoli Salad

Lazy Lasagna

Pistachio Coffee Cake

Lemon Sour Cream Pie

Beefy Pizza Pockers

Chickpea/Garbanzo Bean Salad


Ham Balls with Mustard Sauce

Pecan Brittle

"Hot Lips" Mexican Rice

"Tipsy" Barbecued Chicken

Strawberry Rhubarb Cake

Acorn Squash Sherry

Custard Pie

Easy French Bread

Lobster Stew

Spinach Casserole

Sauerkraut and Noodles

Buttery Cashew Brittle

Coffee Cake From Biscuit Mix

Pineapple and Cheese Ball Salad

Chinese Salad

Blueberry Sreusel Shortcake from Homemade Biscuit Mix

Grandmother Davis' Egg Omelet

Fasoulia Khadra

Year's End Turkey Soup

Spinach Almondine Stuffing

Anadama Bread

Molasses Drop Cakes

Spiced Pecans

Apple Bread

Different Apple Cake

Irish Bread

Corned Beef Casserole

Cabbage Plate

Barbecued Ham

Asparagus/Peas Casserole

Dump Cake

Celery Relish

Mama's Baked Beans

Rhubarb Custard Pie


Copper Pennies

Canadian Corn Chowder

Scalloped Tomatoes

9 Day Slaw

Peach-Berry Cobbler

Winter Soup

Ice Box Rolls

Spiced Squash

Broccoli Soup

Cranberry Strawberry Salad

Hazel Tucker's Baked Fish

Fruit Salad

Skillet Beef and Beans

Crazy Pecan Pie

Zucchini Parmesan Soup

Ground Beef and Eggplant Casserole

Pumpkin Pudding

Do you have a special family recipe that you would like to share? Send it to us and we will feature it here.

Rebecca Nurse Homestead in Danvers, MA: TFA Reunion 2007
Photography courtesy of Stablegirl Cindy


Selected recipes from cookbook compiled by TFA members in 1992

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Broccoli Salad
Betty Poulin

Drain 1 large bunch of broccoli under cold water, cut into bite size pieces. Add
  • 1 c. roasted sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 c. raisins
  • 1 red onion sliced into thin rings

Toss with dressing and chill for several hours.
  • 1/2 to 1 c. mayo (depending on amt. of broccoli)
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cider vinegar

Just before serving top with 1/2 lb. bacon, cooked until crisp and crumbled. Goes well with roast beef dinner.

Lazy Lasagna
Cindy Strickland

  • 8 oz. broad egg noodles
  • 1 c. ricotta or cottage cheese
  • 2/3 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 c. parmesan cheese
  • 2 1/2 c. prepared spaghetti sauce
  • If desired, 3/4 to 1 lb. browned ground beef may be added

Cook noodles, drain. Toss noodles with cheeses. In a 2 quart baking dish, spoon enough sauce to cover the bottom. Layer half the noodle mix and the sauce, repeat. Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

Pistachio Coffee Cake
Barbara Holden

  • 1 pkg. yellow cake mix
  • 1 small pkg. instant pistachio pudding
  • 1/2 pt. sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 c. oil

Grease and flour tube pan. Mix above ingredients. Pour half the batter into the pan. Cover with:
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3/4 c. chopped nuts

Put the rest of the mixture on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes. When cool, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.

Rebecca Nurse Homestead in Danvers, MA: TFA Reunion 2007
Photography courtesy of Stablegirl Cindy