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CALIFORNIA FRIJOLES SOUP

CALIFORNIA FRIJOLES SOUP By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, P. 125). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] INGREDIENTS: 2 cans (10 ½ ounces each) beef consommé 1 ¼ cups tomato […]

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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – California Memories

Thank God it’s Monday. I personally look forward to all Mondays, as they’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with you. Therefore, happy Monday! #TheRecipeDetective #NationalCaliforniaDay Thursday is National California Day. The sunshine state meant a lot to Mom, as we have a lot of family […]

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BEEF FEEDER CORNED BEEF HASH (Quick)

  BEEF FEEDER CORNED BEEF HASH (Quick) By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Eating Out at Home (National Home News, St. Clair, MI; September 1978, p. 22). INGREDIENTS: 1 can corned beef hash 4 full slices of an onion 4 thin slices of bread, toasted 8-oz can tomato sauce INSTRUCTIONS: Remove corned beef hash from […]

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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Freelance Writers

Thank God it’s Monday, again. I personally look forward to all Mondays, as they’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with you. #TheRecipeDetective #FreelanceWritersAppreciationWeek This week (the 11th-17th, for 2024) observes, among other things, Freelance Writers Appreciation Week; honoring those who entertain, inform, and educate us […]

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WIN SCHULER’S LEMON CHIFFON PIE

WIN SCHULER’S LEMON CHIFFON PIE By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Original 200 Plus Secret Recipes© Book (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; June 1997, p. 57). INGREDIENTS: 2 pkgs. (4-serving size, each) instant lemon pudding 1¾ cups cold milk ¼ cup cold water 1 envelope Knox plain gelatin powder Grated rind of 1 fresh lemon […]

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QUICK BEER CHEESE SOUP

QUICK BEER CHEESE SOUP By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 117). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] INGREDIENTS: 1 (10-oz) can cream of celery soup 1 (10-oz) can cream […]

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STUFFED FLOUNDER, LIKE RED LOBSTER’S

STUFFED FLOUNDER, LIKE RED LOBSTER’S [Also like Joe Muer’s restaurant (Detroit, MI).] By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Copycat Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; April 1988, p. 35). Two restaurants do this classic dish justice – one is Joe Muer’s in downtown Detroit and the other is Red Lobster Restaurants, a good national […]

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GRASSHOPPER PIE, LIKE WIN SCHULER’S

GRASSHOPPER PIE, LIKE WIN SCHULER’S By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Original 200 Plus Secret Recipes© Book (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; June 1997, p. 57). CRUST INGREDIENTS: 1¼ cups chocolate wafer cookies, crushed into fine crumbs 1/3 cup melted butter CRUST INSTRUCTIONS: Combine crumbs with butter and pat into a greased, 9-inch, pie tin. […]

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FIG NEW FUNS BARS

FIG NEW FUNS BARS By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Make Alike Recipes (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; Oct. 1991, p. 42). The dough is prepared first and, while it is being chilled for an hour, you prepare the filling. DOUGH INGREDIENTS: ½ cup butter ½ cup margarine ½ cup sugar ½ cup honey 2 […]

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BIG VOID CHEESE SOUP (like Big Boy’s)

BIG VOID CHEESE SOUP (like Big Boy’s) By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Joy Of NOT Cooking – Any More Than You Have To (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; Nov. 1983, p. 71). If you like the cheese soup served at Big Boy Restaurants, you might like this version, which is reminiscent of theirs.* […]

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