Recipes using garlic


Pesto Blossom

Appetizers Around the holidays, my family loves to try out new appetizers. We have even been known to make a meal out of them on New Year’s Day. Regardless of when you eat them, it’s nice to have a few quick, go-to ideas when company is coming, or you just want to serve a snack […]

South-of-the-Border Cabbage

Calling all cookbooks! Is your church or community organization selling its own unique cookbook filled with favorite recipes of cooks in your area? If so, send your cookbook to Valerie Cheatham, Illinois Country Living, P.O. Box 3787, Springfield, IL 62708. Please include the price of your cookbook plus postage costs and the name, address and […]

Curried Floret Salad

Calling all cookbooks! Is your church or community organization selling its own unique cookbook filled with favorite recipes of cooks in your area? If so, send your cookbook to Valerie Cheatham, Illinois Country Living, P.O. Box 3787, Springfield, IL 62708. Please include the price of your cookbook plus postage costs and the name, address and […]

Herb Marinated Chuck Steak

The farmer’s market is one of my favorite places during the summer. The brightly colored fruits and vegetables seem to be calling my name as I walk past each booth. And, who can resist a juicy peach, freshly picked sweet corn or a first-of-the-season cantaloupe or watermelon? This month, Finest Cooking is featuring fresh fruits […]

Spinach Frittata with Salsa

35th Anniversary Cookbook Who: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Cost: $15 includes shipping Details: Hard-backed, ring bound with stand Pages of recipes: 148 Send checks to: Yvonne Richert, ORL Cookbook, 708 Horizon Dr., Marion, IL 62959 or call 618-751-0052.

Baked Parmesan Mushrooms

L/CAEC Family and Friends Recipe Favorites Who: Lawrence-Crawford Association for Exceptional Citizens Cost: $22 includes shipping Details: hard-backed, ring bound Pages of recipes: 148 Send checks to: L/CAEC, c/o Janice Zwilling, 2222 Lexington Ave., Lawrenceville, IL 62439 or call 618-943-4401.

Corn and Zucchini Saute

Recipes & Remembrances Who: Good Samaritan Society Mount Carroll Cost: $20 includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 209 Send checks to: Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll, c/o Anna Gray, 1006 N. Lowden Rd., Mount Carroll, IL 61053 or call 815-244-7715.

Chinese Beef and Pea Pods

Feeding the Flock Who: Zion Lutheran Church Cost: $17 includes shipping Details: Hard-backed, comb bound Pages of recipes: 214 Send checks to: Barbara Bretz, 10633 State Route 161, Mascoutah, IL 62258 or call 618-566-8239.

Asian Hot Wings

Marissa #40 Cookbook Who: Marissa Junior/Senior High School Student Council Cost: $10 includes shipping Details: soft-backed, comb bound Pages of recipes: 63 Send checks to: MHS Student Council, c/o Katie Peck, 300 School View Dr., Marissa, IL 62257

Road Kill Feast Chili

Road Kill Feasts For 16 years, avid hunter, cook, and Egyptan Electric Cooperative member Virgil Hannig, hosted Road Kill Feasts each February in Carbondale. Hannig, and his “Road Kill Chefs”, served 85-90 men fare such as Amos’ Famous Barbequed Coon, Venison Stroganoff, Sharptail Grouse and Pheasant Pot Pie, and Turtle Mulligan. With the fall hunting […]