Kitchen Krafts


Have you ever had an indoor picnic with your family? These recipes would be fun to make as a family or with an older person’s help. Then spread a blanket on the floor and enjoy the food at a family home evening indoor picnic!

Carrot-Raisin Slaw

1/4 head green cabbage, shredded

2 carrots, grated

1/2 cup raisins

1/3 cup mayonnaise

1/3 cup sour cream

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

1 tablespoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

  1. 1.

    Place the cabbage, carrots, and raisins in a large bowl.

  2. 2.

    In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, sugar, and salt. Spoon the dressing over the cabbage mixture and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serves 4.

Tuna-Salad Wraps

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon pickle relish

1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 can (6 ounces/170 g) water-packed solid white tuna, drained

1/4 cup chopped celery

1 hard-cooked egg, peeled and chopped

4 (8″/20 cm) flour tortillas

2 cups shredded lettuce

  1. 1.

    In a medium bowl, mix the mayonnaise, pickle relish, lemon juice, and salt. Stir in the tuna, celery, and egg.

  2. 2.

    Spread the tuna mixture over each tortilla and top with lettuce. Roll up each tortilla tightly, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate.

Serves 4.

Chewy Os

1 stick margarine

1 package (18 1/4 ounces/517.4 g) yellow cake mix

3 cups miniature marshmallows

1 package (12 ounces/340 g) chocolate chips

3 cups O-shaped cereal

1 can (14 ounces/397 g) sweetened condensed milk

  1. 1.

    Melt margarine in a small saucepan. Carefully pour margarine onto a 10″ x 15″ x 1″ (25 x 38 x 2.5 cm) baking pan.

  2. 2.

    Sprinkle the dry cake mix over the margarine. Place a layer of marshmallows, chocolate chips, and then cereal. Slowly drizzle the condensed milk over the cereal.

  3. 3.

    Bake at 350ºF (175ºC) for 25–30 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes before cutting into 2 1/2″ (6.4 cm) squares.

Makes 2 dozen.

[illustration] Illustrated by Bryan Beach