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    Ortega Taco Sauce

    Ortega Taco Sauce 15 ounce tomato sauce ½ teaspoon chili powder 1½ teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon honey In a...
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    Ribbon Fudge

    2 tbsp. butter 3 tbsp. water 1 pkg. Betty Crocker chocolate fudge frosting mix 2 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp plus 1 tsp water 1 pkg Betty Crocker golden caramel frosting mix 1/2 cup chopped pecans Butter foil pan, 8x8x2". In top of double boiler, melt 2 tbsp butter in 3 tbsp water. Stir in chocolate...
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    Grilled Turnovers

    2 Betty Crocker pie crust sticks, crumbled 1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. nonfat dry milk 1/4 cup water 1 can (21 oz) cherry, blueberry or apple pie filling Mix pie crust sticks, dry milk and water until dough loses stickiness and cleans bowl. Remove label from unopened can of pie filling; lightly flour...
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    Mocha Brownie Cake

    1 pkg (22.5 oz) Betty Crocker fudge brownie mix 2/3 cup water 2 eggs 1/4 cup instant coffee Heat oven to 350F. Grease baking pan, 13x9x2". Combine brownie mix, 1/3 cup of the water, the eggs and coffee. Beat 1 minute at medium speed, scraping side and bottom of bowl frequently. Add remaining...
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    Quantity Scalloped Potatoes

    4 pkgs Betty Crocker scalloped potatoes 1/2 cup butter or margarine 10 cups boiling water 2 2/3 cups milk Heat oven to 400F. Into each of two ungreased 3-quart casseroles, empty 2 packages potato slices; sprinkle with 2 packets of Seasoned Sauce Mix. Stir in 1/4 cup butter or margarine, 5 cups...
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    Skillet Beef Supper

    3 tbsp. shortening 2 lbs boneless beef, cut into 1" cubes 1 small onion, chopped 1 1/2 cups water 1 can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained (reserve syrup) 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/2 tsp. ginger 2 tbsp. cornstarch 1/4 cup cold water 1 small green pepper, cut into strips 1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced...
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    Blueberry Glace Tarts

    2 sticks or 1 packet Betty Crocker pie crust mix 6 cups blueberries 1 cup sugar 3 tbsp. cornstarch 1/2 cup water 1 pkg (3 oz) cream cheese, softened Heat oven to 475F. Prepare pastry for two-crust pie as directed except divide dough into 12 equal parts. Roll each part into 6" circle. Ease...
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    Bacon Muffins

    2 cups Bisquick baking mix 2 tbsp. sugar 1 egg 2/3 cup cold water or milk 6 slices bacon, crisply fried and crumbled (1/4 cup) Heat oven to 400F. Grease 12 medium muffin cups or use paper baking cups. Mix baking mix, sugar, egg and water with fork; beat vigorously 1/2 minute. Stir in bacon...
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    Apple Sausages With Cornmeal Mush

    1 cup water 1/3 cup red cinnamon candies Few drops red food color 3 tart red apples, cored and cut into 1/2" rings 1 lb. pork sausage links 3 tbsp. water Cornmeal Mush (below) In large saucepan, heat 1 cup water, the candies and food color until candies melt. Place apple rings in syrup; simmer...
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    Cooked Dried Fruit

    Prepare fruits such as apples, apricots, figs, peaches, pears and prunes as directed on package. Or soak in cold water until plump; simmer in same water in covered saucepan 30 to 45 minutes or until tender. Sweeten to taste.
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    Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

    1/2 cup water 1 pkg (16 oz) frozen rhubarb 2 tbsp. sugar 2 cups fresh strawberries 1/8 tsp. ginger In medium saucepan, heat water to boiling. Add rhubarb and sugar; cook 5 minutes, breaking fruit apart with fork. Remove from heat; stir in strawberries and ginger. Serve warm or chilled. 6 servings
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    Chili-Sausage Supper

    1 lb bulk pork sausage 1 cup finely chopped onion 1 cup chopped green pepper 1 pkg. (7 or 8 oz) wide egg noodles 1 can (16 oz) tomatoes 1 cup sour cream 3/4 cup water 1 tbsp. sugar 2 to 3 tsp. salt 1 to 2 tsp. chili powder In large skillet, cook and stir meat, onion and green pepper until meat...
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    Scalloped Potato Salad

    1 pkg. Betty Crocker scalloped potatoes 3 cups water 2 tbsp. salad oil 2/3 cup water 2 tbsp. white wine tarragon vinegar 1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 1/4 tsp. prepared mustard 1/2 cup diced celery 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 4 hard-cooked eggs, chopped 2 tbsp. snipped parsley Heat...
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    Hamburger Helper Beef Noodle Chop Suey

    1 lb ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 3 1/4 cups hot water 1 pkg Hamburger Helper beef noodle dinner 1 can (8 oz) water chestnuts, drained and sliced 1 can (16 oz) mixed Chinese vegetables, drained In a 10" skillet, cook and stir meat and onion until meat is brown; drain. Stir in water...
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    Fabulous Fish In Foil

    1 lb fillets of sole 1 tsp. salt 1/2 cup thinly sliced mushrooms 2 tbsp. butter or margarine 1 cup dry sherry 2 tsp. instant minced onion 1 tbsp. cornstarch 1/3 cup water 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tbsp. snipped parsley 7 oz cleaned raw shrimp, fresh or frozen* Thaw fillets if frozen. Divide into 4...
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    Barbecued Country-Style Ribs

    Place 4 lbs country-style ribs* in large pan; add enough water to cover. Cover; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cook 1 hour. Remove ribs; drain. Place bone side down on grill 3" from medium coals. Cook about 30 minutes, turning frequently. Prepare Orange Sauce (below). Spoon sauce on ribs; cook 5...
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    Split Pea Soup

    2 cups dried split peas (about 1 lb.) 2 qt water 1 ham bone ** 1/2 cup minced onion 1 cup minced celery 1 sprig parsley 1/4 tsp. pepper In large kettle, heat peas and water to boiling; boil gently 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour. Add remaining ingredients. Heat to...
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    Spiced Tea

    4 cups boiling water 4 tsp. loose tea 6 whole cloves, broken into pieces 1/2 tsp. dried orange peel 1/8 tsp. cinnamon Pour boiling water on all ingredients in heatproof container. Cover; steep 3 to 5 minutes. Stir and strain. 8 servings 1/2 cup each (2 calories each)
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    Ice Bowl

    Place 1 1/2 quart metal bowl in 3 1/2 quart metal bowl. Holding small bowl down, pour water into large bowl until water between bowls is about 1" wide. Fill small bowl with enough water to hold it down. Hold edges of bowl in place with 2 to 4 strips of masking tape. Freeze at least 12 hours. To...
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    Egg Coffee

    Heat 6 cups water to boiling. Beat 1 egg and 2 tbsp. water; stir 2 tbsp. egg mixture into 3/4 cup ground coffee. Add enough cold water to completely moisten grounds; pour into boiling water. heat to rolling boil. Remove from heat; add dash cold water. Strain. 6 to 8 cups.