Pie Pastry Recipe

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup shortening 1/4 butter or margarine 2-3 tablespoons cold water Directions Mix together flour and salt in a bowl, then rub in shortening and butter or margarine until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Sprinkle water evenly over mixture, then cut it in with a round-bladed knife or pastry blender […]

Banoffee Fudge Pie

Ingredients Pie pastry (recipe follows) 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1/4 cup soft brown sugar 2 tablespoons milk 1 cup condensed milk 3-4 bananas, thickly sliced Lemon juice 1 1/4 cups heavy cream Directions Roll out pastry and use to line 9 inch loose-bottomed flan pan. Cover with baking parchment and fill with baking beans […]

Easy Mini Rolls

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup margarine or butter, softened About 2/3 cup milk Crunchy Almond Butter Topping 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped sliced almonds 1 tablespoon margarine or butter, softened 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 2 teaspoons sugar Directions Preheat oven to 400°. […]

Apple-Nut Coffee Cake

Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup shortening 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup sour cream 1 apple, peeled, cored, and chopped 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Directions Grease and flour an […]

Cheddar Biscuits

Ingredients 2 cups biscuit baking mix 2/3 cup milk – low fat okay 1/2 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese – low fat okay 1/4 cup butter OR margarine – melted 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder OR granulated garlic Parsley flakes – as needed Directions Combine baking mix, milk, and cheddar and beat with a wooden spoon […]

Boston Brown Bread

Ingredients 1 cup rye flour 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup molasses 2 cups buttermilk 1 cup raisins Directions Mix together dry ingredients, then stir in molasses, buttermilk and raisins and mix to a soft dough. Spoon mixture into three greased, one pound coffee […]

Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

Ingredients 1/3 cup wild rice 1/4 cup butter 1 small onion, chopped 12 oz. pkg. mushrooms, sliced (or use canned 1/4 cup flour 2 cups chicken broth 2 cups half and half (Can also add carrots, celery, water chestnuts and more rice.) Directions Cook rice until tender according to package directions. Melt butter in saucepan […]

Quinoa* Salad

Ingredients 4 cups vegetable broth 1 1/2 cups raw whole grain quinoa 1 cucumber, sliced 1 red or yellow bell pepper, diced 1/2 cup lightly steamed broccoli florets 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, minced Dash salt and pepper, to taste (sea salt tastes best) Directions Cook […]

Peanut Sauce

Ingredients 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 cloves garlic, minced and crushed 2 tablespoons rice vinegar Directions Combine all ingredients in saucepan over low heat (mixture will become easy to combine as peanut butter melts). Continue stirring over low heat until ingredients are combined and […]

Basic Dipping Sauce

Ingredients 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons corn starch 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 cloves garlic, minced and crushed 2 tablespoons sugar Directions Combine all ingredients in small saucepan and simmer for 3-5 minutes, stirring, until sugar dissolves and corn starch is well mixed. Cool before serving.

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