Corn Casserole

Ingredients: 3 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup flour 2 Tbsp sugar 2 cups shredded cheese 4 cups frozen corn 10 slices bacon, cooked & crumbled Directions: Combine eggs, flour and sugar.  Beat well. Stir in cheese, corn and 3/4 of the bacon. Put in baking dish and sprinkle with remaining bacon. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 … Read More

Mixed Vegetable Casserole

Ingredients: 4 cups of SWP mixed vegetables 1 onion, chopped 1 can water chestnuts, drained & chopped 1 cup mayonnaise 8 oz. shredded cheese 1 sleeve Ritz crackers, crushed 1/2 stick butter Directions: Combine all ingredients and put in a baking dish. Crush 1 sleeve Ritz crackers and combine with 1/2 stick of melted butter.  Sprinkle … Read More

Speckled Butter Bean Hummus

Ingredients: 1 pound of SWP speckled butter beans (cooked and cooled) 2 cloves garlic 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/3 cup Olive oil 1 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves Salt & pepper to taste Directions: Place all the ingredients into a food processor or blender.  Pulse until well combined and smooth.  Adjust the salt & pepper to your … Read More

Kaden’s Blueberry Brownies

Ingredients: 1 cup of SWP frozen blueberries 1 box of your favorite brownie mix or batch of homemade brownies Directions: Make your brownies according to the package or use your own recipe. Add 1/2 to 1 cup of frozen Southwestern Produce blueberries (frozen blueberries work best) Mix and pour into a prepared pan.  You can also … Read More

Spiced Pecans

Ingredients: 1 egg white 2 cups pecans 1/4 cup sugar 1 Tbsp cinnamon Directions: Combine the sugar and cinnamon Coat the pecans in egg white Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon mixture over the pecans and toss Lay the pecans out on a cookie sheet. Bake on 300 degrees for 20 minutes total.  At 10 minutes, with a … Read More

How To: Can Our Veggies

**Using a Pressure Canner** Boil peas or beans for 2 minutes. Load the beans or peas into hot jars to almost 1″ head space. Add 1 tsp of canning salt and boiling water to the jar; leaving 1″ head space. Remove any air pockets with your bubble remover; add more boiling water if needed. Wipe rims, … Read More

Seedless Blackberry Jam

REMEMBER:  Always consult the Ball Blue Book for ALL canning information!!! 1 batch at a time…One batch consists of: 4 cups of strained juice and pulp *5 lbs of blackberries yields approx 6 pints and 3 half pints (always make a few half pints to share!  Oh come on, you know you’re gunna!!)  5 lbs of … Read More

Canned Green Beans

I use a Presto 24 quart pressure canner and live under 1,000 ft elevation.  So my recipes reflect those procedures, altitude and times but… ***ALWAYS, ALWAYS BEFORE STARTING, CONSULT YOUR BALL BLUE BOOK FOR STERILIZING JARS, CANNING PROCEDURES, YOUR NEEDED ALTITUDE PRESSURE AND TIMES!!!*** Directions: Wash and sterilize your pint jars. Add to hot jars: 1 … Read More

Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

Ingredients: 1/4 cup of melted butter or margarine 1 cup of granulated sugar 1/2 cup of all purpose flour 2 eggs 1 cup of chocolate chips (of your choice) 1 cup of pecan pieces 1 cup of pecan halves for decoration (optional) 1 – 9″ deep dish frozen pastry shell (or homemade)   Directions: Preheat oven … Read More

How to: Season Peas and Beans

Here is a suggestion on seasoning your peas and beans: 3 cups of peas or beans 1 1/2 Tbsp of bacon fat (solid) 1 1/2 tsp of salt Boil for 20-30 minutes until tender and done. Enjoy!