Sunday, May 30, 2010

Whats cooking in LEVI'S country

Joe's Beef Stew

Straight out of Centerville, Tennessee (described as the "the extreme western portion of central Tennessee. Two miles from Grinder Switch, birth place of Minnie Pearl").

3 lbs. of Lean Cubed Beef
1-1/2 lbs. Beef Fat Cubed
20 oz. Catsup
5 lbs. of Potato, Cubed
2 lbs. Onions, Chopped
3 Cans #2-1/2 Tomatos
2 Sticks Celery
3 Pods Okra
1 T. Salt
1 T. Black Pepper
1 T. Wochestershire Sauce
1 T. Frank's Hot Sauce
1/2 c. Bacon Drippings
1 qt. Water
Brown Beef and Onions Separately, add Catsup & Tomato. Add all the Rest of The Rest at Once and Simmer for Two Hours or Until The Vegetables are Tender.
Mrs. Joe Hamm
Rammer, Tennessee

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

What's Cooking in Levi County

Texas Hash

2 lbs. ground beef
1/2c. bell pepper & onion chopped
1 tsp. chili powder
1 c. uncooked rice
1 qt. (2 cans) tomatoes

Brown beef, add onions & pepper, tomatoes, & chili powder. Add this mixture with 1 c. uncooked rice. Bake in covered casserole @ 350 degree oven for 1 hr.


Courtesy of : What's Cooking in Levi County
Recipe from Mary Whetsell of Charleston, S.C.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

What's Cooking in Levi County

7Up Cake

1-1/2 c. margarine
3 c. sugar
4 eggs
3 c. flour
1 tbsp. lemon extract
3/4 c. 7UP
Cream sugar & butter together & beat until light & fluffy. Add eggs one at a time & beat well. Add flour. Beat in lemon extract & 7UP. Pour batter in well greased & floured bundt pan. Bake at 325deg. for 1-1/2 hrs.

1-1/2 c. white sugar
4 tbsp. corn starch (stir in sugar)
1 stick margarine
1 c. cold water
Cook over medium heat stirring constantly.
Stir in 1 small can crushed pineapple.
Beat until smooth.
Spread on cake when cake is cool.

Courtesy :
What's Cooking in Levi County
and Barbara Allison of Knoxville, Tennessee

Sunday, May 9, 2010

What's Cooking in Levi County

What's Cooking in Levi County is a cookbook compiled by the Community Involvement Team of Levi Strauss & Co. from 11 counties were their factories once flourished. The recipes are a real taste of American home cooking, for better or worse.

Every Sunday we will be sharing a recipe from this darling cookbook.

Shipwreck Casserole
From: Golda Mae Potter Maryville, Tenn.

Place in baking dish 1 lb. ground chuck, salt & pepper.
Over the meat sprinkle a layer of chopped onion, 3 layers sliced potatoes, salt,
1/2 cup grated cheese, 1 small can pork & beans,
1/2 can (or a little more) condensed tomato soup.
Cover tightly with foil and bake for 1-1/2 hrs at 350.