Category Archives: Main Dishes

Potato Chips and Tuna Casserole (1963)

1/2 lb. potato chips 1 (7oz.) can Tuna fish 1 small can of peas 1 can Cream of Mushroom soup 1 can hot milk Put alternate layers of potato chips, Tuna and peas in a buttered baking dish.  Add milk … Continue reading

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Smothered Chicken (1968)

6 chicken breasts salt and pepper 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 C. dairy sour cream 1/2 C. chopped almonds Place chicken breasts in a shallow baking pan. Add salt and pepper to … Continue reading

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Smothered Pork Chops (1966)

6 lean pork chops 2 t. flour salt and pepper to taste 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 to 3/4 C. water 1/2 t. thyme 1/2 t. ginger 1/4 t. crushed rosemary 1 t. parsley flakes 1/2 C. sour … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Hotdish (1954)

My friend Lorraine shared this recipe with me years ago and it’s one of my kid’s favorites. This actual recipe comes from one of my church cookbooks from 1954. I usually just cook it all in a fry pan but … Continue reading

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SPAM Flamenco (1968)

1/4 C. chopped onions 1/4 C. diced green pepper 1 small clove garlic, minced 2 T. cooking oil 2 C. (1 lb. can) tomatoes (cut in small pieces) 1 C. Minute Rice 1 C. frozen green peas 1 C. hot … Continue reading

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Stewed Chicken and Drop Dumplings (1940)

This recipe comes from The Culinary Arts Intstitute’s cookbook “250 Ways To Prepare Poultry and Game Birds” (1940). 1 stewing chicken 1 small onion pepper and salt 1 C. sifted flour 2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. salt Sprig parsley, … Continue reading

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Tamale Skillet Meal (1963)

1/2 C. chopped onion 1 can beef tamales in Sauce 1 can cream-style corn 1 t. chili powder 1 C. shredded Sharp process cheese In a skillet, cook onion in a little butter until tender.  Add sauce from canned tamales.  … Continue reading

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Tuna Fish Salad (1954)

2 C. tuna fish 2 C. celery, chopped 1/4 C. creamy horseradish 1 C. mayonaise 1 t. salt Lettuce Break tuna fish and combine in a cold bowl with clery, horseradish, salt and mayonaise, using a fork. Arrange individual servings … Continue reading

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Tuna Hot Dish (1954)

1 pkg noodles, cooked 1 can tuna fish, drained 1 can mixed vegetables 1 can mushroom soup 1 soup can of milk Salt and Pepper Mix soup and milk and add a little salt and pepper. Layer in a casserole … Continue reading

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