Delicious Milk Bread

This recipe was used by Calvin Assisted & Independent Living tenants during an activity. Baking sure is fun when you do it with your neighbors! Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup (10 oz) whole milk 2 cups all purpose flour 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt Instructions: Preheat toaster ovens to 350 degrees. Line bread-baking pans … Read more

Chex Mix

Calvin’s Assisted & Independent Living tenants cooked up this tasty Chex Mix and each person got to take their treats home to enjoy. Supplies Needed: Disposable metal pan (bread pan, baking pan, loaf pan, etc) Cooking spray Ziploc bags Ingredients: 1 cup Corn chex cereal 1 cup Rice chex cereal 1 cup Wheat chex cereal … Read more

Summer Broccoli Salad

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Ingredients: 1 bunch Broccoli, chop into flowerettes 1/4 c. Diced green onions 1/4 c. Sunflower seeds 1/4 c. Raisins 3 slices Bacon, cooked and crumbled 3 T. Sugar 1/4 c. Heavy whipping cream 2 T. Milk 1/2 c. Mayonnaise Instructions: In a bowl, combine flowerettes, green onions, sunflower seeds, raisins, and bacon. In a separate … Read more

Cheddar Cheese Popovers

Ingredients: 6 Eggs 2 cups of Milk 6 tablespoons Margarine, melted 2 cups All-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1 cup Cheddar cheese, finely shredded Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease muffin pans generously. In a large bowl beat eggs until foamy. Add milk and melted margarine. With mixer on low speed, add flour, salt, … Read more

Pretzel Strawberry Salad

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Makes 18 servings. Garnish with leaf lettuce and a fresh strawberry for a beautiful spring salad. Ingredients: 4 cups Thin pretzel sticks, broken up 1/4 cup Sugar 3/4 cup Margarine, melted 16 ounces Cream cheese, softened 1 1/3 cups Powdered sugar 1 cups Whipped topping 16 ounces Strawberry gelatin 2 1/2 cups Hot water 20 … Read more

Calvin’s Coffee Cake

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Makes 12 – 18 servings Ingredients: 1 3/4 c. Sugar 1/2 c. Butter or margarine 5 Eggs 1 1/4 c. Sour cream 2 t. Vanilla 1 1/4 c. Flour 2 t. Baking powder 3/4 t. Baking soda 2 t. Cinnamon 1 c. Chopped pecans 1 c. Raisings, optional Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray … Read more

Cathy’s Famous Spring Salad

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This recipe comes from Calvin’s “Favorites: A Collection of Recipes”. Makes 6 – 8 servings. Ingredients: 1 cucumber, peeled 1 carrot 1 green pepper Two 12 ounce packages of egg noodles 1 can sweetened condensed milk 2 cups salad dressing 1 teaspoon sugar Instructions: Finely chop cucumber and carrot. Thinly slice green pepper. Combine vegetables … Read more

Bacon Baked Beans

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“Long, slow baking, and the right seasonings make the best beans.” This recipe is from “The Old Farmers Almanac Comfort Food” 2021 edition. This recipe makes 8 or more servings. Ingredients: 1 pound dried navy beans 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 … Read more

Quick Beef with Snow Peas Stir-fry

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This traditional Chinese dish is perfect to serve in celebration of the Chinese New Year – 2022 is the year of the tiger! “The beauty of this dish is that it is both simple and adaptable: pork, chicken, or even tofu can replace the beef, and other green vegetables such as broccoli can be used … Read more

Calvin’s Homemade Chili

We like to serve our homemade chili with a peanut butter sandwich which is a time-honored Midwestern tradition. What do you like to have with a bowl of chili? This recipe serves 10. Ingredients: 2 pounds of ground beef, raw 1 cups of onion, chopped 1 ¾ teaspoons garlic, minced 1/2 cup green pepper, diced … Read more

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