Cool weather brings hearty autumnal recipes

Judy Anderson and Kay Down
Kay Down (left) and Judy Anderson offer some yummy fall recipes in their "Cookin' with J & K" column in the Oct. 1 Galva News.

Autumn has arrived along with some cool weather that some of you have been looking for.

Time to think about apple pie and pumpkin pie. Hope there will not be a shortage of pumpkin this fall, we have heard that people are having trouble finding canned pumpkin.

Now that the cool fall weather is here, get out there and do some cooking.


Apple Pudding

(Elin Stephan)

1 cup flour

1 cup sugar

¼ tsp. salt

1 egg

1 tbsp. butter or margarine

1 tsp. baking powder

½ cup milk

½ tsp. nutmeg

2 to 3 cups sliced apples

Mix together all above ingredients except apples. Butter an 8-inch baking dish. Fill with sliced apples.

Pour dough mixture over apples and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until apples are soft and crust is golden brown. May be served with milk or ice cream.


A brief history of some instant foods:

1927 – Kool-Aid kicks off the powdered drink revolution.

1948 – The nation goes wild for Nestea, a powdered mix that allows one to make tea simply by adding water.

1980 – Scores of restaurant diners are stunned to realize that the “gourmet” coffee they think they’ve been drinking has secretly been replaced by Folgers Crystals.


There are more chickens than people in the world. Eat chicken.


For the rest of this column, see the Oct. 1 Galva News.