Tuesday, October 16, 2012

GRANDMA KEYSER'S CHOW MIEN






Ingredients: amounts to taste
Pork - cubed
Celery - sliced on a slant 1/4 - 1/2 inch thick
Onion - slice 1/4 - 1/2 inch thick
Sprouts
Water Chestnuts
Chow mien noodles

Cook pork in fry pan cover with 2-4 cups of water and simmer until tender (plan about an hour) add water as needed.

In a large pot place onions and cover with water, bring to a boil. Add celery and boil for another minute.  Drain vegetables, reserve water. Add sprouts and Water Chestnuts

Pour water from meat to another pan, add corn starch to thicken adding  vegetable water as needed. Pour gravy into vegetables, add soy sauce to flavor. Stir gently to mix careful not to break sprouts.

Serve over chow mien noodles

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

KAUAI BANANA BREAD

Recipe is from a true Hawaiian princess (and ward cookbook)

Cream: 2 cups sugar
             1 cup butter or margarine

Add:     6 very ripe mashed bananas
             4 well-beaten eggs


Mix:     2 1/2 cups plus 1 TBS flour
             1 tsp. salt
             2 tsp. baking soda

 Blend wet and dry ingredients. Do not over-mix.  Pour into 2 (one pound) loaf pans and 1 small pan.  Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes.