Olive Cheese Bread

1 loaf French Bread

8 ounces, weight Pimiento-stuffed Green Olives

8 ounces, weight Black Olives

2 stalks Green Onions (scallions)

1 stick Butter, Room Temperature

1/2 cup Mayonnaise

1 pound Monterey Jack Cheese, Grated

Roughly chop both black olives and pimiento-stuffed green olives. Slice green onions into thin pieces.

Combine butter, mayonnaise, cheese, olives and green onions in a mixing bowl. Stir together until thoroughly combined. Spread mixture onto French bread that has been sliced lengthwise. Bake at 350ºF for 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and browning.

Mixture can also be refrigerated (up to two days) and used as a dip. Great with crackers.


Banana Nut Bread

1 ¾ cup flour

½ tsp baking soda

1 ½ tsp baking powder

¾ tsp. Salt

¾ cup sugar

1 egg beaten

1 cup mashed bananas

½ cup milk

½ c chopped nuts

Sift together flour, soda, powder & salt, set aside. Blend sugar egg, bananas & milk. Gradually add dry ingredients until blended. Pour into greased loaf pan & bake 350 50 min.