Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have


Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have its cookbook showcased, please contact our society department at 330-747-1471, ext. 1283, or email society@vindy.com.

“Cooking Ethnic- american style”

HOLY APOSTLES PARISH St. Stephen of Hungary Altar and rosary society

COWBOY CAVIAR

by PAM DASCENZO

1medium jar chopped pimentos

116-ounce can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed

116-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed

116-ounce can corn, drained

1cup chopped purple onion

1cup chopped celery

12-ounce can jalapeno peppers, chopped

Mix all and set aside.

Dressing:

1cup vegetable or olive oil

1cup sugar

1/2cup apple cider vinegar

Mix dressing ingredients together and bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Let cool and pour over bean mixture and marinate overnight. Drain liquid before serving. Serve with scoopable chips.

FRUIT SALAD

by KAREN BRAUN

1/2cup sugar

2tablespoons flour

Pinch of salt

4tablespoons butter

2egg yolks

1/4cup vinegar

1/2cup milk

1pint whipped cream

1large can pineapple chunks

1/2pound small marshmallows

Seedless sweet red grapes

Mix the dry ingredients together. Add milk, butter and egg yolks; bring these ingredients to a boil, then slowly add the vinegar. Set aside to cool. When fully cooled, gently fold in the 1 pint of whipped cream. Drain pineapple chunks. Add remaining marshmallows and grapes. Add this to the above ingredients and refrigerate overnight.

NEVER FAIL PIE CRUST

by GAIL SZABO

3cups flour

1teaspoon salt

5tablespoons cold tap water

1tablespoon vinegar

21/2sticks margarine or 11/4 cups shortening

1 egg

Crumble and mix well. Makes 3 single pie crusts.

ABOUT THE BOOK

The cookbook is a compilation of treasured recipes, passed from generation to generation, in the hope that they not disappear from our tables.

HOW TO ORDER

Call Ilona Kubic at 330-533-1003. Cost is $13 and shipping is $5.

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