Monday, May 7, 2018

Meatloaf

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake



HOT FUDGE PUDDING CAKE



Pudding:
¾    cup sugar                                             
¼   cup + 2  Tablespoons brown sugar                                       
½   cup + 1  Tablespoon cocoa  
1 2/3   cups very hot diluted canned milk ( 1 1/3 c. canned milk/1 1/3. water)
¼  teaspoon salt

Monday, March 19, 2018

Lemonade Bourbon Slushy

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Cranberry Vanilla Pound Cake


CRANBERRY VANILLA POUND CAKE
8x8 pan 


Ingredients:
For the Cranberry sauce:
¾  cup sweetened dried cranberries
6  Tablespoons cranberry juice
2  Tablespoons sugar

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Pumpkin Donut Loaf

PUMPKIN DONUT LOAF
8 x 8 pan  or 18 muffins 


Ingredients: 
½  cup vegetable oil
3  eggs, room temperature
1 ½   cups sugar
1  teaspoon cinnamon
½  teaspoon nutmeg  

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Green Chile Rice

GREEN CHILE RICE
5 - 6 servings 

Ingredients:
2  cups freshly cooked rice
2  Tablespoons butter
½  cup chopped onion
1   cup sour cream
½  cup cottage cheese
1  small bay leaf, crumbled
¼   teaspoon salt
dash pepper
1 ½  teaspoons cumin
1 half pint (2/3 cup) home canned hatch chilies, drained    
…….or  2 (4 oz.) cans diced green chilies, drained
1  cup shredded cheddar cheese

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Almond Meal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut

                   ALMOND MEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES 
                                              WITH COCONUT
12 cookies


Ingredients:
2  cups almond meal
¼  cup flour
⅓  cup chocolate chips
⅓  cup brown sugar
½  cup shredded unsweetened coconut
½  teaspoon baking powder
¼  teaspoon salt
1  egg
3  Tablespoons butter, softened
1  teaspoon vanilla


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Almond Milk

ALMOND MILK
3 cups 


Ingredients:
·        1  cup raw or toasted almonds, coarsely chopped

·        Enough water to cover the almonds

·        Quart canning jar



3  cups water
1½  Tablespoons sugar or honey to taste
1  teaspoon vanilla
2  Medjool dates, pitted


Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Cornbread-Sausage Dressing



CORNBREAD - SAUSAGE DRESSING 

Ingredients:
6  cups cornbread crumbs
5  cups bread crumbs 
¼  cup butter
  cups chopped celery
  cups chopped onion
1  cup chopped green pepper
½  pound bulk pork sausage
1  teaspoon poultry seasoning
½  teaspoon salt
¼  teaspoon pepper
4  eggs
1  cup chopped pecans
 chicken flavored bouillon cubes
2  cups boiling water

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Hush Puppies



HUSH PUPPIES
33 balls 


Ingredients:
1 ¾ cups cornmeal
½  cup flour
¾  teaspoon baking soda
½  teaspoon salt
1  teaspoon sugar
½  teaspoon garlic salt
½  cup chopped onion
1  cup buttermilk
1  egg
vegetable oil for frying

Monday, October 14, 2013

Brioche





BRIOCHE
4 (1 pound) loaves 

Ingredients:
1 ½  cups warm water (90°)
2  packages yeast
½  cup sugar
  Tablespoons salt
8  eggs
½  cup honey
  cups unsalted butter, melted
  cups flour

For the Egg wash:
1 egg
1  Tablespoon water

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy



MEATLOAF WITH MUSHROOM GRAVY 

Ingredients
For Meatloaf: 
2  pounds ground beef
1  cup cracker crumbs
1  egg
½  teaspoon salt
½  teaspoon pepper
¼  cup undiluted canned milk
½  cup chopped onions

For the Mushroom Gravy:
2  Tablespoons butter
2  cups thinly sliced mushrooms
4  Tablespoons chopped onion
2  cups beef broth
1  Tablespoon cornstarch
2  Tablespoons flour

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Kentucky Butter Cake



KENTUCKY BUTTER CAKE
12 servings

Ingredients
For the cake: 
1 ¾   cups sugar
1  cup butter, softened
2  teaspoons vanilla or rum extract
4  eggs, room temperature
3  cups flour
1  teaspoon salt
1  teaspoon baking powder
½   teaspoon baking soda
1  cup buttermilk
2  Tablespoons buttermilk

For the Sauce:
¾  cup sugar
1/3  cup butter
3  Tablespoons water
1-2  teaspoons vanilla or rum extract

For the Garnish:
 powdered sugar

Monday, April 15, 2013

Christine's Cinnamon Rolls



CHRISTINE'S CINNAMON ROLLS
12 rolls

Ingredients
For the Rolls:
2  packages yeast
1  Tablespoon sugar
1 ¼   cups warm water (90°)
½  cup sugar
½  cup butter, softened
1  egg
1 ½  teaspoons salt
   cups flour

For the Filling:
2-3  Tablespoons butter, softened
¼   cup sugar
1 ½   teaspoons cinnamon

Monday, February 11, 2013

Oatmeal Bread



OATMEAL BREAD
2 loaves

Ingredients
  cups boiling water
1  cup rolled oats
3  Tablespoons solid vegetable shortening
1  package yeast
1  Tablespoon sugar
¼  cup warm water
¼  cup brown sugar
¼  cup dark molasses
2  teaspoons salt
5  cups flour


Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Rustic Black Olive with Sweet Red Pepper Bread



RUSTIC BLACK OLIVE WITH SWEET RED PEPPER BREAD
Makes 3 rounds---takes about 6 hours to make 



Ingredients
To make the Poolish:

1  cup warm water

¼  teaspoon active dry yeast

1½ cups + 2  Tablespoons flour



To make the Bread:

¼  cup warm water

¾  teaspoon active dry yeast

1  cup warm water

3¼  cups flour

1  Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon salt

1  cup diced red bell pepper

1  cup pitted and chopped black olives




Monday, November 19, 2012

Pizza Dough




Pizza Dough 


Ingredients
¾  cup warm water
2  teaspoons sugar
1 ½  teaspoons active dry yeast
1 ½  Tablespoons olive oil
1  teaspoon salt
2 ¼  cups flour

Monday, November 12, 2012

Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies



SOFT SNICKERDOODLE COOKIES
Makes about 4 dozen 

Ingredients:
1  cup butter, softened
1½  cups sugar
2  eggs, room temperature
1  cup sour cream
1  teaspoon vanilla
½  teaspoon salt
½  teaspoon baking soda
1  teaspoon baking powder
3  cups flour

For the Topping:
½  cup sugar
1  teaspoon cinnamon

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Italian Bean and Pasta Stew



ITALIAN BEAN AND PASTA STEW
Makes 3 quarts 

Ingredients
1  Tablespoon oil
½  cup  carrots, thinly sliced
1  cup  onion, chopped
½  cup celery, thinly sliced
1  clove garlic, minced
1 (9 oz.) package frozen baby lima beans
½  cup dried lentils
6-7  cups beef broth
1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes
½  cup uncooked orzo
1  teaspoon Italian seasoning
2  teaspoons sugar

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Coconut Macaroons



COCONUT MACAROONS
12 cookies 


Ingredients:
2  egg whites, room temperature
1/3  cup sugar
2  Tablespoons flour
dash salt
¼   teaspoon almond extract
2  cups shredded coconut, I like to use unsweetened coconut



Thursday, October 4, 2012

Tuna Green Bean Casserole



TUNA GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
serves 4 

Ingredients:
1  cup uncooked elbow noodles
2  Tablespoons butter
2  Tablespoons onion, chopped
2  Tablespoons flour
1  cup diluted canned milk
1/2  cup chicken broth
1  Tablespoon prepared mustard
1 (14.5 oz.) can cut green beans, drained
2  hard boiled eggs, chopped
2 (5  oz.) cans  tuna in water, drained
1  Tablespoon parsley
½   teaspoon tarragon leaves
salt and pepper to taste

For the topping:
12  Tablespoons bread crumbs
4  Tablespoons butter, melted


Sunday, September 9, 2012

Swedish Wafers



SWEDISH WAFERS
Makes 52   individual cookies or
26 sandwich cookies


Ingredients
1  cup  butter, softened
1/3  cup heavy cream
1  teaspoon vanilla
2  cups flour
Sugar
Strawberry or raspberry or your favorite flavor of jam

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Imitation Peppermint Schnapps


PEPPERMINT SCHNAPPS

Ingredients
10  cups water
2  cups sugar
3   cups-- 190 proof grain alcohol (Everclear)
1 oz.  peppermint extract

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Luscious Lemon Bars


LUSCIOUS LEMON BARS
 a pretty party cookie

Ingredients
For the Lemon Pudding:
¾  cup sugar
1 ½  Tablespoons cornstarch
1 ½  Tablespoons flour
1  cup water
3  egg yolks
3/8  cup lemon juice
1/8  teaspoon salt
1  Tablespoon butter
1  teaspoon vanilla

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Cheese Ball

CHEESE BALL


Ingredients
1 (8 oz.) package of cream cheese, softened
1/2  package of Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix
1/4  cup peppercorns---crushed ---(place the peppercorns in a plastic sandwich bag and crush with a hammer)

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Soft Pretzel

SOFT PRETZELS
12 Pretzels


Ingredients
1  Tablespoon sugar
1  package yeast
1  cup warm water (90°)
1  Tablespoon butter
1  teaspoon salt
2 1/2 - 3  cups flour
3  cups water
3  Tablespoons baking soda
1  Tablespoon water
1  egg white
coarse salt

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Tim's Fresh and Spicy Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

Tim’s Fresh Tomato Spaghetti Sauce
makes 2 quarts


Ingredients
3 pounds fresh tomatoes,
        You want to end up with about 2 1/2 pounds worth when you’re done peeling and coring
2  Tablespoons olive oil
2  teaspoons chopped garlic
1  large onion, chopped
2  green onions, chopped
1 sweet pepper, chopped (any color)
1  stalk celery, chopped
2  Tablespoons Anaheim or hatch chili pepper,   
roasted, peeled and chopped
4 ounces fresh mushrooms
1 ½  cups chopped fresh vegetables (carrots, zucchini, broccoli)
1 ½  cups water
6 oz.-7 oz. Amore Double Concentrate tomato paste
1  Tablespoon sugar
2  teaspoons instant beef bouillon granules
1  teaspoon oregano
½  teaspoon salt
½  teaspoon basil
1/8  teaspoon pepper
1  bay leaf
2  tomatoes, diced

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Blueberry Crumble Pie


BLUEBERRY CRUMBLE PIE
 
Ingredients
For the Crust:
1 ¼  cups flour
½  cup chilled butter, cut into ½ inch cubes
½  teaspoon salt

For the Filling:
2/3  cup sugar
2 ½  Tablespoons cornstarch
1  teaspoon lemon peel
2  Tablespoons lemon juice
5  cups fresh blueberries

For the Topping:
3  Tablespoons sugar
¾  cup flour
3  Tablespoons brown sugar
½  teaspoon cinnamon
¼  teaspoon salt
5  Tablespoons melted butter, cooled slightly

Friday, July 6, 2012

Country Morning Cinnamon Crunch Coffee Cake


COUNTRY MORNING CINNAMON CRUNCH COFFEE CAKE


Ingredients
For the Cake:
2  cups flour
2 ½  teaspoons baking powder
½  teaspoon salt
¾  cup sugar
1/2  cup melted butter, cooled
1 1/2  cups sour cream
2  eggs, room temperature

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Sweet Potatoes


SWEET POTATOES


Ingredients
2 fresh sweet orange yams
1/8  cup honey
1/8  cup brown sugar
1  Tablespoon butter
Dash of salt
¾  cup – 1 cup water