Mixed Bean Soup If you don't want to store extra beans, buy a package of mixed dried beans instead of the three different kinds. Prepare the recipe as directed using 1-1/2 cups of the bean mix.
Skillet Corn Bread Long before corn stick pans and muffin tins, a skillet was the pan of choice for making corn bread. This tasty recipe harkens back to days of old.
Cut-Up Veggies and Purchased Dip
Fall Fruit Medley Apples, prunes, and cranberries star in this fruit mixture. Serve it over ice cream or cake squares.
Cafe Brulot (or Brewed Tea) Brulot means "burnt brandy" in French. Special fireproof brulot bowls were important tableware in fine New Orleans homes during the 1800s. For a dramatic effect, the lights were dimmed before the mixture was flamed and the coffee added to it.