Swedish Brownies by Barbara Holden
Wilted Lettuce, German Style by Maxine Canny
French Breakfast Puffs by Phyllis Russell Carlson


Swedish Brownies

Wilted Lettuce, German Style

French Breakfast Bake

3 Bean Bake

Fancy Fast Chicken

Lemon Bread

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

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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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Swedish Brownies
Barbara Holden

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. salad oil
  • 3/4 c. flour
  • 1/2 bottle (1-oz.) almond extract

Bake at 350 for 25 - 30 minutes, in a glass pan.

Wilted Lettuce, German Style
Maxine Canny

  • 1 hard-cooked egg, minced
  • 3 strips bacon, fried crisp, drain on paper towel & dice
  • 1/3 c. minced onion
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar put in bacon fat
  • 1/4 c. vinegar

Pour bacon fat, sugar and vinegar over lettuce which has been broken up, bite- size. Sprinkle with bacon, egg and onion. Toss and serve.

French Breakfast Puffs
Phyllis Russell Carlson

  • 1/3 c. soft shortening
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 c. sifted flour
  • 1/12 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 6 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1/2 c. more sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix shortening, sugar and egg. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg and stir in alternately with milk. Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown. Immediately roll in melted butter, then in mixture of sugar and cinnamon. Makes 12 medium puffs.

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