In 1990 the church created a cookbook called Family Favorites and sold copies as a fund raiser. Here you can find a sampling of these recipes and additional recipes from members.
"Everybody ate and had enough. There were about 4,000 people. Then the disciples took up seven baskets full of pieces left over." Mark 8: 8-9b.

Basic Hot Rolls  
Watergate Salad
Cornbread Dressing  
Buffalo Chip Cookies  
Oatmeal Cookies
Puppy Chow  
Bob Mac's Famous Ice Cream  
Apple Crumble

Food Prayer
Emergency Substitutions
Pie Baking Tips  
Cream and Sugar Tips
American Measurements
Lettuce Tips

Food Prayer by Elsie Meadows
Lettuce be kind to one another.
Egg yourself on to speak to someone about God.
Spice up your life with giving.
Pears that work together make peachy homes.
Rolls of magazine to read? Instead ketchup on your Bible reading.
Butter think about eternal life.
Dressing to go out? Then we'll meat you in church
Emergency Substitutions
1c cake flour = 1c all-purpose flour minus 2 TBS
1tsp baking powder = 1/4 tsp baking soda plus 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1 envelope active dry yeast = 1 compressed yeast cake, crumbled
1 TBS cornstarch (for thickening) = 2 TBS all purpose flour
1c buttermilk = 1 TBS white vinegar or lemon juice stirred into 1c milk -- stand 5 minutes
2 egg yolks (for thickening) = 1 whole egg
Juice of 1 lemon = 2 TBS bottled lemon juice
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Pie Baking Tips
While baking fruit pies, does the juice runneth over? Shake salt into the spills. It'll burn into a crisp and can be easily scraped up with a spatula.
For a never fail, never weep meringue, add a teaspoon of cornstarch to the sugar before beating it into the egg whites.
Once your meringue is baked, cut it cleanly, using a knife coated with butter.
A meringue pie may be covered with waxed paper or plastic wrap with no fear of sticking, if you'll first grease the paper with margarine.
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Cream and Sugar Tips
Cream will whip faster and better if you first chill the cream, bowl and beaters well.
Soupy whipped cream can be saved by adding an egg white then chilling thoroughly. Beat again for a fluffy surprise!
A few drops of lemon juice added to whipping cream helps it whip faster and better.
Cream whipped ahead of time will not separate if you add 1/4 teaspoon unflavored gelatin per cup of cream.
A dampened and folded dish towel placed under the bowl in which you are whipping cream will keep the bowl from dancing all over the countertop.
Brown sugar won't harden if an apple slice is placed in the container.
If your brown sugar is already brick hard, put your cheese grater to work and grate the amount you need.
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American Measurements
1 stick margarine = 1/2 cup
1/4 lb butter = 1/2 cup
1/2 lb butter = 1 cup
3 tsp = 1 Tbs
2c liquid = 1 lb
2c shortening = 1 lb
4c flour = 1 lb
1 square chocolate = 1 oz.
4 TBS cocoa = 1 oz.
16 TBS = 1 cup (48 tsp)
4 TBS = 1/4 c
2 c = 1 pint
16 oz. = 1 lb 
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Lettuce Tips
Drop a lettuce leaf into a pot of homemade soup to absorb excess grease from the top.
If time allows, the best method of removing fat is refrigeration until the fat hardens. If you put a piece of waxed paper over the top of the soup, it can be peeled right off, along with the hardened fat.
Ice cubes will also eliminate fat from soup and stew. Just drop a few into the pot and stir; the fat will cling to the cubes. Discard the cubes before they melt.
Perk up soggy lettuce by adding lemon juice to a bowl of cold water and soak for an hour in the refrigerator.
Lettuce and celery keep longer if you store them in paper bags instead of cellophane.
To remove the core from a head of lettuce, hit the core end once against the counter sharply. The core will loosen and pull out easily.
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Basic Hot Rolls
by Shirley Wellhouse
2 pkgs dry yeast
1c sugar
1 tsp salt
1c shortening
3c very warm water
8c flour
1) Stir together shortening, sugar, salt and warm water.
2) Mix dry yeast with first 4 cups of flour.
3) Stir into shortening, sugar, salt and water mixture.
4) Mix or beat well, adding remaining 4 cups of flour.
5) In a large bowl, allow the dough to rise until double in size.
6) Knead the dough until smooth.
7) Make into your favorite shape and bake at 400 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until 
nice and brown.
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Watergate Salad
by Babe Zitterkob
Put 8 oz. can of undrained, crushed pineapple in a bowl.
Mix in 1 pkg. (4 serving size) instant pistachio pudding.
Add 1 cup miniature marshmallows, 1/2 cup nuts and 1 9-oz. carton of thawed Cool Whip.
Refrigerate or enjoy immediately.
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Cornbread Dressing
by Shirley Wellhouse
8 oz Pepperidge Farm Stuffing
2 large pans cornbread
2c chopped celery
1 or 2c chopped onions
4 cubes chicken bullion
49 oz can chicken broth
6 eggs
3/4 lb butter or margarine
Poultry Seasoning
1) Cook the celery and onions in water with bouillon cubes.
2) Add the can of chicken broth and butter
3) When butter is melted, set aside.
4) In a large pan, crumble cornbread.
5) Add the Pepperidge Stuffing and mix well.
6) Pour warm liquid over mixture.
7) Add eggs and mix well.
8) Add seasoning, tasting as you go. (Dressing changes very little in taste after cooking)
9) Spray pans with Pam.
10) Bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until brown.
(Makes 2 pans (11 3/4 by 9 1/2 by 1 1/2). Dressing freezes well raw or cooked.)
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Buffalo Chip Cookies
by Marjorie Holsey
2c melted margarine
1c white sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2c brown sugar
4c flour
4 eggs
6oz. chocolate chips (1/2 package)
2 tsp baking soda
1c coconut
2 tsp baking powder
1c pecans
1tsp salt
2c oatmeal
2c Post Toasties cereal
1) Mix and bake on greased cookie sheet 8 to 10 minutes in 350 degree oven.
2) Let stand 1 minute before removing from pan.
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Oatmeal Cookies
by Lee Ann (Perry) Moeller
1c flour
1/2c sugar
1/2c brown sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2c shortening
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla
3/4c quick cooking oats
1/4c walnuts
Granulated sugar for rolling.
1) Cream together: flour, sugar, brown sugar, shortening, egg and vanilla.
2) Mix salt, soda and oatmeal; add to creamed mixture.
3) Beat well.
4) Stir in nuts.
5) Form into small balls.
6) Roll in the additional sugar.
7) Bake at 375 for 8 to 10 minutes.
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Puppy Chow
by Lillian Park Brennan
1 stick margarine
12 oz. mini chocolate chips
1 1/2 c powdered sugar
1c peanut butter
1 large box Crispix cereal
1) Melt together margarine, chocolate chips and peanut butter until smooth.
2) Pour over cereal and mix until well coated.
3) Sprinkle with powdered sugar or shake in large container.
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Bob Mac's Famous Ice Cream
by Bob Macfadzean
4 eggs
2 and 1/4 c sugar
5c milk
4c heavy cream
4 and 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
1) Add sugar gradually to beaten eggs.
2) Continue to beat until mixture is very stiff.
3) Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
4) Pour into can and freeze as directed.
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Apple Crumble
by Denise Jones
6 apples
1c sugar
1c flour
1/2c shortening or butter
1) Slice the apples into bottom of baking dish.
2) Add 3/4 c water.
3) Sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg or cloves.
4) Add 1/2 c sugar.
5) Mix together flour, shortening, and the rest of the sugar.
6) Crumble over apples.
7) Bake in moderate oven at 350 degrees or 375 degrees until apples are done and crust is brown.
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