Barbequed Meatballs

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Linda App

Ingredients – Meatballs
1 pound ground beef
3/4 C evaporated milk
1 pkg. onion soup mix
2 Tbsp. worcestershire sauce

Directions – meatballs
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Mix all ingredients together and let set for 5 minutes.
3. Shape into medium sized balls and bake for 10 minutes.

Ingredients – sauce
2 C catsup
1 C brown sugar
1 Tbsp. worcestershire sauce
2 Tbsp. water
2 Tbsp. vinegar
2 Tbsp. relish

Directions – sauce
1. Mix all ingredients together in a large sauce pan and let simmer for 15 minutes.
2. Add meatballs to sauce and serve.

Beef Stroganoff 3

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Sandy Brock

1 pound lean beef (top round, tenderloin or butt)
1/4 pound butter or margarine, divided
1/2 C catsup
1/2 pint sour cream
1 medium onion, diced
1 small can mushroom stem and pieces
salt and pepper

1. Cut meat into strips across the grain. This is most important!
2. In 1/2 the butter or margarine, in a large skillet, cook the meat strips until no longer pink. In a separate skillet, in remaining butter or margarine, saute onion and mushrooms until tender.
3. Add onions and mushrooms to meat and stir together.
4. In a small bowl, combine catsup and sour cream until mixed together well. Add mixture to meat and let simmer 10-20 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve over rice or noodles.

Dog Biscuits

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Holly App Steimel

2 C all purpose flour
1/2 C wheat germ
1/2 C brewer’s yeast
2 tsp. salt
3 Tbsp. canola oil
1/2 tsp. crushed garlic
1 i C canned chicken stock, plus more for basting

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, wheat germ, yeast and salt; set aside.
3. In a large bowl, combine oil, garlic and chicken stock. Combine the two mixtures together and mix well. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to about 3/8″ thickness. Cut out shapes and place on cookie sheet.
4. Bake for 10 minutes. Brush with stock, rotate pans, and bake 10 minutes longer.
5. Turn off oven and open door. Let biscuits stay in oven and dry completely.
6. After the oven has cooled enough so as not to cook the biscuits anymore, you can shut the door and continue drying. This takes about 1 1/2 hours. Store in airtight container at room temperature, My dog loves these.

Colored Playdough

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Holly App Steimel

1 C water
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1/2 C salt
1 Tbsp. cream of tartar
food coloring
1 C flour

1. Combine all ingredients except flour in a saucepan; heat until warm
2. Remove from heat and add flour. Stir, then knead until smooth.
3. Store in airtight container. Does not need to be refrigerated.

Cornstarch Fingerpaint

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Holly App Steimel

3 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 C cornstarch
2 C cold water
Liquid dishwashing soap
Variety of food coloring

1. Mix sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan over low heat. Add cold water and continue stirring until thick.
2. Remove from heat and and divide into 4-5 portions, spooning them into cups of a muffin pan or other individual containers. Add a drop or two of food coloring and a drop of soap to each, using a different color for each portion.
3. Stir and let cool. Store in airtight container.

Easy Fruit Dip

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Linda App

1 – 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1 – 16 oz. jar marshmallow cream
1 Tbsp. maraschino cherry juice

1. Place cream cheese and marshmallow cream in microwave safe bowl. Microwave on med/high for 20 seconds increments until softened
2. Stir in cherry juice. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.