Sunday, September 9, 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Oat Crisps

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Marinated Cucumbers Tomatoes and Onions

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 (instructions below)
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 pueblo or 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
1  teaspoon vanilla
4-5  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
1/2  cup sun dried tomato crumbles