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ICE CREAM SANDWICHES

ICE CREAM SANDWICHES By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in her self-published cookbook… The Secrets Of Homemade Groceries (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; Sept. 1979, p. 37) If you’ve never made your own ice cream sandwiches, you’ve been missing something (besides hips and double chins)! All things in moderation. These are the very best and so […]

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BISCUIT MIX, LIKE BISQUICK

BISCUIT MIX, LIKE BISQUICK By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in her self-published cookbook… The Original 200 Plus Secret Recipes© Book (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; June 1997, p. 5) INGREDIENTS: 8 cups flour 3 TB baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp salt ¾ cup dry, milk powder 1 cup solid Crisco INSTRUCTIONS: Combine all […]

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TUNA SALAD, LIKE SANDERS’

TUNA SALAD, LIKE SANDERS’ By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in her self-published cookbook… The Original 200 Plus Secret Recipes© Book (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; June 1997, p. 37). INGREDIENTS: 2 cans (6-oz each) tuna packed in water (not oil), drained 1 rib celery, finely minced ½ cup mayonnaise 3 TB sweet pickle relish 3 […]

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CHICKEN SALAD, LIKE SANDERS’

CHICKEN SALAD, LIKE SANDERS’ By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in her self-published cookbook… The Original 200 Plus Secret Recipes© Book (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; June 1997, p. 37). INGREDIENTS: 2 cups chopped celery [prepared*] 2 cups canned, drained, chunk chicken (white meat, like Hormel’s) 2/3 cup real mayonnaise ½ cup canned, jellied cranberry sauce; […]

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MONTE CRISTO, TORONTO-STYLE

MONTE CRISTO, TORONTO-STYLE By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 185). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] Allow 3 slices of bread per sandwich. You’ll assemble the sandwiches and trim […]

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HOPELESS BROWNIE MIX

HOPELESS BROWNIE MIX By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 211). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] One of the best recipes that I ever had was for a brownie […]

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LUNCHBOX BROWNIES

LUNCHBOX BROWNIES By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 207). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] This is a brownie cake recipe that makes up like a Texas-type sheet-cake, but […]

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FUDGE CAKE ICING

FUDGE CAKE ICING By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 207). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] In a 1 ½-quart sauce pan, combine 1/3 cup whole milk (not buttermilk, […]

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BAGELS, LIKE THE BAGEL FACTORY’S

BAGELS, LIKE THE BAGEL FACTORY’S By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Secret Restaurant Recipes Book (National Homemakers Newsletter, Pearl Beach, MI; Jan. 1977, p. 31). This is one recipe not often included in the general crop of cookbooks out today. [1977] INGREDIENTS: 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp salt 1 pkg. (2/3-oz) compressed yeast […]

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O’NASTY CONEY SAUCE

O’NASTY CONEY SAUCE By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – The Best of the Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 66). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] THE SECRET TO A GOOD CONEY SAUCE is simple – brown and […]

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