STEAK SOUP   INGREDIENTS: 1.5 lbs. ground chuck 1 c. onions, chopped 1 c. carrots, shredded 1 c. celery, diced 1 c. potatoes, shredded 1/4 c. margarine 1/2 c. flour 2 qts. water 1 can sweet peas 1 can tomatoes 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 5 Tbsp. liquid beef concentrate   DIRECTIONS: In large soup pot or dutch oven, … Read More

RIVERVIEW RECIPE: Sausage Casserole

SAUSAGE CASSEROLE   INGREDIENTS: 2 cups uncooked rice 3 pkgs. Lipton Onion Noodle Soup, dry 2 chicken bouillon cubes 9 cups boiling water 2 lbs. pork sausage, ground 1 green pepper, chopped 2 cups chopped celery 2 cups chopped onions 1 pkg. sliced almonds 1 Tbsp. soy sauce 1 large can mushrooms cornflakes parsley 1 can chicken broth 1/2 can … Read More


HOT CHEESE DIP   INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. Velveeta Cheese 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 small can stewed tomatoes, drained 1 tsp. jalapeno peppers, finely chopped   DIRECTIONS: Melt together in a crockpot or double boiler. Serve hot with tortilla chips. (May be refrigerated and reheated.)   Delicious!

RIVERVIEW RECIPE: Miss Tekie’s Chicken & Dumplings

MISS TEKIE’S CHICKEN & DUMPLINGS   INGREDIENTS: 1 hen 1 cup plain flour 1 cup self-rising flour 2 Tbsp. vegetable shortening cold water 4 or 5 hard-boiled eggs milk   DIRECTIONS Boil hen until tender (may use large fryer but hen is better). Remove from broth and cut into chunks. Salt and pepper broth to taste. Drop meat back into … Read More

RIVERVIEW RECIPE: Country Biscuits

COUNTRY BISCUITS   INGREDIENTS: 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking powder 3 heaping Tbsp. shortening 2/3 cup milk   DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together. Cut in shortening, add milk, and roll out on floured board to about 1/2 inch thickness. Cut out biscuits and place on ungreased baking sheet. … Read More

RIVERVIEW RECIPE: Mama Rube’s Tomato Salad

MAMA RUBE’S TOMATO SALAD   INGREDIENTS: 1 – 16 oz. can tomatoes 1 small can deviled ham 2 cups finely grated cheese 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 or more stacks crushed saltines 3 or 4 Tbsp. mayonnaise salt and pepper to taste   DIRECTIONS: Run tomatoes through sieve to remove seed and pulp. Add deviled ham, onions, cheese and … Read More


SWEET & SOUR PORK   INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs. lean pork shoulder, cut in 1-in. pieces 2-3 Tbsp fat 1 can (1 lb., 4 oz.) pineapple chunks 1 can (4 oz.) mushrooms 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 cup vinegar 1 small green pepper, cut into strips 1/4 cup onion, thinly sliced 1.5 Tbsp … Read More


INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup celery, finely chopped 1/3 cup onion, finely chopped 2 hard-boiled eggs, diced 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, cubed 2.5 cups spinach, torn into bite-size pieces   Combine first four ingredients. Add spinach and toss.   DRESSING: 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1 tsp. vinegar 1/4 tsp. Tobasco sauce 1/4 tsp. salt 2.5 Tbsp. horseradish   Mix well. Add to salad just … Read More

RIVERVIEW RECIPE: Chicken Vegetable Soup

INGREDIENTS: 1 – 2.5-3 lb. chicken 1 medium onion, chopped 3 ribs celery, chopped 3 carrots, scraped and sliced thin 1 lg. potato, diced 1 (1lb.) can tomatoes salt and pepper to taste   DIRECTIONS: Cut chicken up and cover with water, add onion and celery. Bring to boil, then simmer until meat is tender. De-bone chicken. Return chicken to … Read More


Ingredients: 1 head lettuce 1 small box frozen garden peas, uncooked 1 c. chopped celery 1/2 c. chopped onions 1 c. chopped bell peppers 4 eggs, boiled and sliced 10 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 2 c. mayonnaise, mixed with 2 Tbsp. sugar (spread over the top, sealing edges) 2 c. grated cheddar cheese   Directions:   Prepare salad greens. … Read More