Spanakopita – Spinach Pie
2 (10-ounce) boxes frozen spinach (chopped)
3 bunches chopped green onions
1 tablespoon dill weed
1/4 cup chopped parsley
5 eggs, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon farina
1/2 pound crumbled Feta cheese
1/4 cup olive oil
1 box filo dough (approximately 20 sheets)
Thaw spinach and squeeze out all moisture.
Combine with onions, dill, parsley, eggs, farina, cheese and oil.
Brush with butter and layer 4 sheets filo dough.
Cut lengthwise into equal strips (4 for main dish, 8 for appetizers). Place spoonful of filling at one end of strip and fold up flag style, making small triangles.
Bake on a baking sheet in a 350-degree oven for approximately 20 minutes or until golden. Can be frozen and reheated in oven for later use.
Borsch – Beet Soup
6 to 8 medium beets, cooked
1 teaspoon salt
2 quarts water
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon parsley flakes
1/2 pint sour cream
Add diced beets to water and heat.
Fry onions in butter; add flour and brown lightly.
Add to mixture, stirring until well-blended.
Bring to a rapid boil for about 1 minute. Add pasley flakes.
Remove from heat and stir in sour cream. Canned beets may be used if desired.
Pirohi With Prunes
2 cups flour
3/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pound prunes, seeded and cooked, or mashed potatoes
Make well in flour; add salt and water and work to make a smooth dough. Cover; let stand for about 10 minutes. Roll out and cut into square to be filled with prunes.
Cook in boiling water to which 1 teaspoon salt was added. Cook until pirohi come to top of water, then about 5 minutes longer.
For dressing, mash some cooked prunes; add sugar to taste and pour over hot pirohi.
For potatoes: Cook potatoes and mash. Add salt, pepper and strict-fast margarine.
Nuts and Bolts Party Mix
2 pounds salted mixed nuts
1 (12-ounce) box Wheat Chex
1 (6 1/2-ounce) box Rice Chex
2 (5 1/2-ounce) packages slim pretzels
2 cups salad oil
1 tablespoon garlic salt
1/2 scant tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Mix above ingredients; place in roaster and bake at 250 degrees for more than 1 hour. Stir frequently and keep lid on roaster to prevent browning. Good party mix.