Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cooking Tips

December 30, 2018 by  
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* Never cook on High! And then you won’t burn everything * Don’t use Teflon pans, they can cause cancer * Always grease the bottom of your pan with oil or butter * Yes, you do need to preheat the oven * You do need to wait for the water to boil * Use your […]

Hoppin’ John

December 30, 2018 by  
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by Sonya Cardiff Fry 1 or 2 slices of bacon (or you can use olive oil) Dice a bell pepper (any color), a medium onion, and 1-2 celery stalks. Saute in the oil/bacon grease until veggies are beginning to brown. Toss in a couple of cloves of minced garlic. 2 cans of black-eyed peas or […]

Everyday Tips

December 30, 2018 by  
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One of the best tips I can offer is to buy yourself a Crock Pot.Get one that has both High and Low settings & a removable, dishwasher safe crock, You will wonder how you’ve ever lived without one. It is great for popping a meal in and returning to your home filled with the aroma […]

Pantry Basics

December 29, 2018 by  
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* Flour * Sugar * Brown sugar * Baking powder * Baking soda * Yeast * Spices (in powder form, cinnamon, ginger, garlic, onion, paprika) * Vanilla * Kosher salt * Fresh pepper * Canned crushed tomatoes * Jar of olive oil * Jar of canola oil * Cans of (red kidney beans, garbanzo beans, […]

Italian Meatball Cookies

December 15, 2018 by  
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* 1 ¼ Cup Crisco * 1 ½ Cups Sugar * 3 Eggs * 1 Cup Milk * 1 tsp vanilla * 5 Cups Flour * 5 tsp baking powder 1 TBS each of * Cinnamon * Cloves * Allspice * Nutmeg * ¾ Cup Hershey cocoa * 1 cup chopped walnuts * 1 cup […]

Sugar Cookies

December 15, 2018 by  
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Ingredients: 1 Cup Margarine 1 Cup Sugar 1 Egg 1 tsp. water 3 Cup flour 1/4 tsp. salt 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder Cream margarine, sugar and vanilla. Add in the egg and water. Beat until light and fluffy. Combine the flour, salt and baking powder, and blend into the cream mixture. Divide dough in […]

Christmas Crème Brulee

December 7, 2018 by  
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Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 6 cups heavy cream 3/4 cup white sugar 3 pinches salt 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 15 egg yolks 3/4 cup white sugar   Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Place about 2 tablespoons of the chocolate chips into each of four 6 ounce ramekins. Place […]

Reindeer Cookies

November 29, 2018 by  
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Ingredients: Chocolate chip cookie dough(store bought or homemade) Twisty pretzels M&M’s or small kisses or hard candies   Directions: Shape cookie dough into ovals, NOT circles! Smoosh pretzels into top of cookies to make antlers. Smoosh candies into place to make eyes and nose. Use red to make Rudolph’s nose and dark brown for his […]

Canning at Home

July 6, 2018 by  
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Take it step by step~ Have all your equipment ready to use – Wash jars and lids with hot, soapy water. Thoroughly rinse and air dry. Check glass jar rims for even minute chips or cracks as these will not seal. Rinse new caps with hot water before using them. Prepare the food. Always start […]

Portabella Burgers

July 5, 2018 by  
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4 Portabella mushroom caps 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon minced garlic Seasoned salt and pepper to taste 4 (1 ounce) slices provolone cheese Fresh, buttered & grilled buns Condiments, as desired With a damp paper towel, gently clean the mushrooms. Remove any […]

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