Hot Fruit Punch 6 cups water, divided 2 individual tea bags 1 cup sugar 1 cup orange juice 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup white grape juice Bring 1 cup water to a boil. Add tea bags; steep for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags, stir in sugar until dissolved. Combine remaining water, juices and tea in a Dutch oven; heat through. Serve warm. Makes 2 quarts.
Broccoli-Grape Fancy Salad 4 c. broccoli (cut in florets) l c. green grapes (halfed) 1 c. red grapes (halfed) l/4 c. red onion (chopped) 1/3 c. dried cransins 6 strips bacon (fried crispy and crumbled) Add this dressing to above ingredients mix dressing 1 c. miracle whip l tbsp. vinegar l/3 c. sugar Add 2/3 cup cashews a couple hrs. before serving so they stay somewhat crisp.
Hot German Potato Salad - DOUBLE RECIPE (serves 18-20 people) 4 # (12 c) medium potatoes, boiled in jackets, sliced thin 2/3 # (12 slices) bacon 1 1/2 C chopped onion 4 T flour 4 T sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp celery seeds dash pepper 1 1/2 C water 2/3 C vinegar 1 1/2 C chopped celery Fry bacon slowly in skillet, then drain on paper. Crumble. Sauté onion in bacon fat until golden brown. Blend in flour, sugar, salt, celery seeds and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring until smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in water and vinegar. Heat to boil, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Carefully stir in the potatoes and celery. Remove from heat. To serve immediately, add crumbled bacon. Or place potato mixture in crock pot or roaster. Add crumbled bacon just before serving.
Pumpkin Pie Cake 1 can pumpkin (29 oz.) 4 eggs 1 can evaporated milk (13 oz) 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1 pkg. yellow cake mix 1 cup melted margarine Beat together the first 5 ingredients and put in an s 9 x 13 inch pan. Sprinkle dry cake mix over and pour melted margarine over cake mix. Bake at 350 degrees 1 hr. (no longer) Top with Cool Whip
Gladbrook Women’s Club Executive Board are (l-r) Shirley Miell, Treasurer; Shirley Young, Recording Secretary; Connie Appelgate, Historian; Sandy Raum, Corresponding Secretary; Barb Luethje, Membership; Karen Handorf, President; Pat Clausen, Vice-President; and Past Presidents, Vivian LeVier and Pat Goos. Photo by Betty Dahms