Family Cookbook Contest Leader Board

Uh oh! Are the other family branches going to let William & Anna Schmidt’s descendants run away with this contest? Which branch of Schmidts can submit the most family recipes? The winning clan gets bragging rights at the reunion. Click here and submit before May 31st!

Cousin Bernadine’s Hager Schnitzel Recipe

Hager Schnitzel Creator: Bernadine (Schmidt) Messner Circa: 1950 Ingredients: 1 lb. ½ inch thick beef or pork cutlets (buy tenderized or place between 2 wax papers and flatten) 2 eggs ½ cup water 1 tsp. salt ¾ tsp. pepper 1 ½ cup crumbs ¾ cup flour ¾ cup butter or margarine Directions: Dredge the cutlets […]

Cousin Lula’s Cheesy Chicken Pasta Recipe

Cheesy Chicken Pasta Recipe Creator: Lula (Christensen) Schmidt (1918-2008) Contributor: Laurie (Johnson) Schmidt Circa: 1960 Ingredients: 2 cups of shell macaroni 4 cups diced chicken (salt & pepper to taste) 2 cans of cream of chicken soup (undiluted) 2 cups milk 1 cup Velveeta (diced) 1 jar sliced pimento 1 small green pepper 1 cup […]

Cousin Hazel’s Rhubarb Upsidedown Cake Recipe

Rhubarb Upsidedown Cake Creator: Hazel (Messner) Schmidt (1922-2015) Contributor: Beverly (Schmidt) Miller Circa: 1975 Ingredients: 1 box of yellow cake mix 4 cups of diced rhubarb 1 cup of sugar 1 pt. of heavy cream Cool Whip Directions: Mix the yellow cake mix as directed. Pour into 9×13 cake pan. Add diced rhubarb to top […]

Cousin Marlene’s Party Rye Snack Recipe

Party Rye Snack Recipe Creator: Marlene (Ernst) Schmidt Contributor: Kimberly (Schmidt) Kelly Circa: 1970 Ingredients: 2 loaves of party rye 1 lb. Jimmy Dean sausage 1 lb. hamburger 1 lb. Velveeta cheese 1 Tb. Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp. oregano ½ tsp. garlic powder Brown the meat, add cheese and seasonings. Heat all together and spread […]