Thursday, July 21, 2011

Big Blend Magazine interview

Promoting Tastes & Treasures A Storytelling Cookbook of Historic Arizona and Arizona Recollections and Reflections is part of the volunteer work we do at the Historical League. Ruth McLeod will be interviewed on Saturday, July 23 on

All sales raised from these books support the AHS Museum at Papago Park in Tempe and continue to educate us on the fascinating history of Arizona, celebrating her Centennial in 2012.

Margarita Pie is a topic of interest so helpful hints will be given. Also stories of Historymakers and the growth of Arizona will be discussed.

Gala Pecan Spread from Renee Donnelly

Renee Donnelly brought this yummy appetizer to the Historymakers Wrap Up Party. It was a big hit and easy to make.

Gala Pecan Spread

1 8 ounce package cream cheese
2 tbsp milk
3 ounce package or jar dried beef
½ cup finely chopped green pepper
2 tbsp dehydrated onion
½ tsp garlic
¼ tsp black pepper
½ cup sour cream


Combine and blend cheese and milk.
Stir in beef and seasonings. Mix well.
Fold in sour cream.
Spoon into 8 inch pie pan and cover with sprinkling of chopped pecans.

Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
Serve with crackers.