Thanksgiving recipes from the Schmenk’s Fine Packaged Foods archive

Schmenk’s Turkey “Surprise”

A Thanksgiving ‘entreé’ you’ll be proud to serve. And, surprise! There’s no turkey!

5 24 oz. cans Schmenk’s Mostly Meat Compote
1 large sheet waxed paper
2 sprigs parsley

Empty cans of Schmenk’s Mostly Meat Compote onto waxed paper
Mold into turkey shape
Garnish with parsley
Serves 18

Schmenk’s Stuffing Stuffed Whipped Potatoes

Mimeo copies of this recipe, ‘cause all the girls are sure to ‘want it.’ 

3 cartons Schmenk’s All Purpose Crumbs
3 cartons Schmenk’s Instant Potato Powder
1 pint buttermilk
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. Schmenk’s Original Flavorer Salt
½ tsp. Schmenk’s Pure Dried Garlic Powder, or less, to taste

Preheat broiler
Prepare ‘Schmenk’s Famous Ersatz Turkey Stuffing’ per the directions on the Schmenk’s All Purpose Crumbs carton
Prepare Schmenk’s Instant Potato Powder using the directions for ‘whipped potatoes’ on the carton
Combine buttermilk, cream of tartar, Schmenk’s Original Flavorer Salt and Schmenk’s Pure Dried Garlic Powder, if using, in a large mixing bowl
Stuff ‘Schmenk’s Famous Ersatz Turkey Stuffing’ into Schmenk’s Instant Potato Powder ‘whipped potatoes’ in a heavily greased baking dish
Drizzle buttermilk mixture over top
Broil just until aroma is noticeable
Serves 22

Schmenk’s “Seconds Please” Sweet Green Beans

Kids won’t eat their vegetables? Well, bet they’ll eat their mallow-tables!

4 18 oz. cans Schmenk’s Pride Belgian Cut Green Beans
2 16 oz. jars Schmenk’s Schmenk-Malo Spreadable Marshmallow Spread
⅓ tsp. Schmenk’s Pre-Ground Mild Black Pepper

Empty cans of Schmenk’s Pride Belgian Cut Green Beans and jars of Schmenk’s Schmenk-Malo Spreadable Marshmallow Spread into a large saucepan.
Simmer 45 minutes
Add pepper if absolutely necessary
Serves 13

Schmenk’s Crunchy Cranberry Delight

Mmmm, something’s fishy here, and Cap’n Schmenk knows what ‘it’ is!

8 15 oz. cans Schmenk’s Pride Gelatinized Cranberry Sauce
1 24 oz. package Cap’n Schmenk’s Bounty o’ the Sea Frozen Fish Sticks
1 2 oz. jar Auntie Schmenk’s Silver Sprinkles

Empty cans of Schmenk’s Pride Gelatinized Cranberry Sauce onto a large platter, taking care to keep the contents of each can whole
Place cranberry sauce plugs around perimeter of platter, forming a ring
Empty contents of Cap’n Schmenk’s Bounty o’ the Sea Frozen Fish Sticks package onto a large wooden cutting board and pulverize with a meat mallet
Coat cranberry ring with fish stick crumbles
Sprinkle Auntie Schmenk’s Silver Sprinkles in center of platter
Serve  immediately
Serves 17

 

‘Happy Thanksgiving’ and good eating from the folks at Schmenk’s!