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Quick Hamburger Stew
2 lb. hamburger, cooked and drained
4 large potatoes, diced
4 large carrots, cut in small pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
2 stalks of celery, chopped
1 can beef consommé
Water, as needed.
Mix all ingredients in a pot and simmer until vegetables are done.
Add salt and pepper to taste.

Fresh Green Bean Salad
3 lbs. fresh green beans
3 fresh tomatoes, cut up
2 cucumbers, sliced
Italian Dressing
Clean and steam the green beans until tender, and let cool.
Add the other ingredients.
Let the salad set 20 minutes before serving.

Spiced Tomato Jam
2 lb. ripe tomatoes, peeled
1 lb. brown sugar
2/3 cup vinegar
12 cloves
24 grains allspice
1 large cinnamon stick
Put all ingredients in a kettle and simmer on low until thick.
This makes a little over one pint.
I made this for my brother-in-law, but I feel like it was a lot of hard work for what I got out of it!

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