Baked Fish and Vegetables

4 large mushrooms, sliced

1 cup peas

2 chopped white onions

1 cup string beans

2 tomatoes chopped

1 cup shredded cabbage

2 cloves garlic,minced

2 medium potatoes, sliced

2 carrots, sliced

1 green green pepper, finely sliced

1 cup salad oil

⅛ tsp thyme

1 bay leaf

2 tsp salt

1 ½ tsp pepper

6 large slices of fish of your choice

Fry the mushrooms, then combine all ingredients except the fish in a deep, oven-proof dish.

Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350ºF for 30 minutes. Place the fish on top of this presentation and bake for another 30 minutes. Remove the bay leaf and serve.


Old Fashioned Macaroni and Meat

3 cups macaroni

1½ cups chopped celery

1 cup grated medium cheddar cheese

1 green pepper, chopped

1 20 ounce tin tomatoes

1 can of cream of mushroom soup

1 Tbsp white sugar

1 Tbsp chilli powder

2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

2 pounds of ground beef

2 white onions, chopped

2 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1 tsp garlic powder

Cook the macaroni in salted water; drain and rinse with cold water. Combine celery, cheese, chopped pepper, tomatoes, cream of mushroom soup, sugar, chilli powder, Worcestershire sauce and add to cooked macaroni.

Combine the meat, onions, salt, pepper and garlic powder and fry in pan until onions are transparent. Add this to other mix. Place in a casserole and bake at 350ºF for one hour. This should serve 12 people.


Spaghetti and Meatballs Delight

Sauce:

¾ cup chopped onions

1 clove garlic, minced

3 Tbsp olive oil

2 x 1 pound cans of tomatoes

2 6 ounce cans of tomato paste

1 cup water

1 Tbsp sugar

1 ½ Tbsp crushed oregano

1 ½ tsp salt

½ tsp pepper

Cook onions and garlic in hot oil until tender, but not brown. Stir in remaining ingredients. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. Add meat and cook 30 minutes longer.

Meat Balls:

4 slices dry white bread

½ cup grated Romano cheese

1 pound ground meat

2 eggs

1 Tbsp chopped parsley

1 clove of garlic, minced

1 tsp crushed oregano

1 tsp salt

A dash of pepper

2 Tbsp oil

Soak bread in some water for a couple of minutes then squeeze out moisture. Combine bread with remaining ingredients except oil and mix well. Form in small balls and brown in hot oil. Add to spaghetti sauce and cook for 30 minutes, as stated above. Serve over hot cooked spaghetti pasta.


Grow old along with me!

The best is yet to be,

The last of life for which the first was made.

R. Browning, from Rabbi Ben Ezra