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.

Junior Women’s League of Canfield’s “SIMPLE PLEASURES II”



2pounds of fresh, large mushrooms

1pound rolled sausage

2green onions, chopped

2tablespoons fresh chopped parsley

3tablespoons bread crumbs (preferably seasoned)

1tablespoon grated Parmesan or Romano cheese

1teaspoon garlic salt

1teaspoon oregano

Dash of pepper

Remove mushroom stems. Mix other ingredients well, and stuff mushroom cups. Broil for 3 to 5 minutes. Can add a dash of Tabasco sauce for added “heat” or a small amount of mozzarella or provolone on top prior to broiling.



21/2pounds beef, cubed

1/2cup oil

1/2cup chopped onion

1/2teaspoon dry mustard

1teaspoon paprika

2cups water

1cup ketchup

1teaspoon vinegar

1teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

2teaspoons brown sugar

1teaspoon salt

2tablespoons flour

1/4cup water

Brown meat in oil with onions. Add remaining ingredients except for flour and water. Cover and cook on low for about 2 hours until meat is fork-tender. Blend flour and water. Add slowly, stirring until goulash is thick.

broccoli cheese soup


3tablespoons butter or margarine

2tablespoons chopped green pepper

2tablespoons chopped celery

1/4cup flour

1teaspoon dry mustard

214-ounce cans chicken broth

112-ounce can evaporated milk

1cup broccoli florets

8ounces Velveeta Cheese, cubed

2cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Saute green pepper and celery in butter in a large saucepan for 3 minutes. Add flour, and cook for 1 minute.

Add dry mustard, chicken broth, evaporated milk and broccoli. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Add cheeses; cook until thickened. Serves 4.


Order Junior Women’s League of Canfield’s “Simple Pleasures” by calling Diane Smythe at 330-503-8202. The cost of $15 includes shipping.

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