The Story Behind: Made Just Right…MAID-RITES!

  1939. The year my mom first tasted a MAID-RITE hamburger. She and a couple of her girlfriends were coming home from their swimming lesson at the YMCA in Muscatine, Iowa. Enticing aromas tempted the girls’ nostrils as they passed a walk-up window restaurant. One...

The Recipe: Made Just Right . . . MAID-RITES!

High-quality 80/20 hamburger meat Hamburger Buns Salt and pepper to taste Shredded cheddar cheese, optional Potato Chips, optional Maid-Rite Special Sauce 1 large onion, chopped Shredded cabbage Dill pickles, chopped Mustard and mayonnaise Heat oven for lightly...

Pork Stew in Cabbage

1 large onion, chopped ¾ cup miniature carrots 2 stalks celery with leaves, chopped ½ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 head cabbage cut into eight equal wedges 1-1/2 pounds thick boneless pork chops or pork loin cut into 1” pieces 1 package Eckrich smoked beef sausage cut...

Herbed Irish Soda Bread

  4 to 4-1/2 cups flour 1 Tbsp. sugar 1-1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. basil 5 Tbsp. butter/margarine 1 egg beaten 1-1/2 cups buttermilk ½ cup chopped fresh parsley Mix or sift together dry ingredients. Cut in butter...

A Wee Bit About Irish Soda Bread

    A Wee Bit of History about Irish Soda Bread Irish soda bread was made with basic ingredients already found in the household: flour, baking soda, soured milk and salt. Its simplicity, quick fix time, and low cost made it ideal for poor Irish families in...