The Recipe Card: September 2015

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The Recipe Card: September 2015

We talked to clients from Irvington, IL to get their favorite recipes for some of the produce items we distributed that day.

With produce items like potatoes, onions, bananas, apples, and watermelons there was no shortage of inspiration! Now that it’s starting to feel like Autumn, it’s the perfect time of year for a warm Potato Cheese Casserole or Apple French Toast.
What are some of your favorite recipes for the Fall months?

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Potato Cheese Casserole

Ingredients:

1 Onion, chopped

2 bell peppers, chopped

3-4 potatoes, chopped

½ bar of velveeta cheese

Salt and Pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Layer vegetables and cheese in a casserole dish.
  3. Sprinkle top with salt and pepper to taste and top with a layer of cheese.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, until cheese is melted over top.

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Apple French Toast

Ingredients:

1-2 apples, sliced

½ cup white sugar

2 Tbs butter

6 slices bread

2 eggs

½ cup milk

Cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Preheat a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Whisk eggs and milk together in a bowl. Dip bread in egg mixture and cook both sides 1-2 minutes until toasted. Set bread aside.
  3. Melt butter in skillet, add sugar and stir until the sugar begins to melt.
  4. Add the apples, stir occasionally until the apples are tender and juices mix with the sugar mixture.
  5. Sprinkle toast with cinnamon and top with apple mixture. Serve warm.

Tammy and Mary’s Fruit Salad Bowl

Ingredients:

1 whole watermelon

Assorted Fruit, sliced/balled/chopped

Instructions:

  1. Cut watermelon in half. Carve melon out of the rind, but save the rind to use as the bowl.
  2. Mix melon and fruits together and place in watermelon rind.
By | 2015-10-02T10:35:43+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Food Fair, Recipes|Comments Off on The Recipe Card: September 2015

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Maddie is the Marketing Manager at the Foodbank. For blog inquiries, contact her at msmith@stlfoodbank.org.