Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Rueben Sandwich

  • Pumpernickel bread
  • Swiss cheese
  • Corned beef
  • Sauerkraut - drained
  • Thousand Island dressing
  1. Butter two slices of pumpernickel bread.
  2. On the non-buttered side of one of the bread slices, place a slice of cheese and a slice of corned beef.
  3. Spread a little thousand island dressing on the beef.
  4. Place some sauerkraut onto the beef.
  5. Place the other slice of bread on top of the sauerkraut, buttered side up.
  6. Grill on both sides over low heat until the cheese melts.


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 pound (2¼ cups) brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 15-oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  1. Melt butter in heavy 3-quart saucepan. Add sugar and salt; stir thoroughly.
  2. Stir in corn syrup; mix well.
  3. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly.
  4. Cook and stir over medium heat to firm ball (245° F), 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  6. Pour into buttered 9x9x2-inch pan. Cool and cut into squares.
  7. Makes about 2½ pounds

Chocolate Caramels

  1. Use light corn syrup in place of the dark corn syrup.
  2. Add two 1-oz squares unsweetened chocolate with milk