Recipes using evaporated milk


Easy Pumpkin Cream Pie

Thanksgiving One of my favorite times of the year is Thanksgiving. I love the savory scents of sage and rosemary as the stuffing is made, the sweet aromas of pumpkin and apple pies as they bake, and the yeasty smell of freshly baked dinner rolls. My mouth is watering already! Everyone has foods they hope to […]


Apple Nachos

Thomson Sesquicentennial Cookbook Who: Thomson Sesquicentennial Committee Cost: $20 includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 220 Send checks to: Thomson Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Luanne Bruckner, 1110 Locust St., Thomson, IL 61285 or call 815-259-3168.

Fantasy Fudge

My Dad and I shared a love of chocolate. Every year at Christmas he would make several batches of fudge. A lot of it was given away to neighbors, friends and family as gifts, but the rest was fair game. I used to love watching Dad make it and hung around to make sure I […]

Cheese Casserole

Just What the Doctor Ordered! Who: Peoria Medical Society Auxiliary, Inc. Cost: $20.95 includes shipping Details: soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 268 Send checks to: Mary Clare Geraghty, 715 W. Bridgetowne Ct., Dunlap, IL 61525 or call 309-243-1063

Rolo Cake Mix Bars

Dallas City Elementary PTO Cookbook Who: Dallas City Elementary PTOCost: $13 with shippingDetails: soft-backed, comb boundPages of recipes: 158Send checks to: Dallas City PTO, 921 Creamery Hill Rd., Dallas City, IL 62330 or call 217-852-3201

Fresh Squash Pie

Third Place Finest Cooking Holiday Recipe Contest Submitted by: Sue Crutcher, Corn Belt Energy Corporation

Cranberry Walnut Fudge

Honorable Mention Finest Cooking Holiday Recipe Contest Submitted by: Elizabeth Roeske, Rock Energy Cooperative