Meal Times


Chocolate Chip Cookies
April 4, 2010, 1:46 am
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  1. sift together
    • 1 2/3 c. flour
    • 1/2 t. b.s.
    • 1/2 t. heaping b.p.
    • 1/2 t. heaping salt
  2. beat
    • 3/4 c. butter
    • 1 1/2 c. brown sugar
    • 1/2 c. sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 t. vanilla
  3. mix in flour mixture
  4. stir in
    • 2 c. chocolate chips
    • nuts
  5. cover and chill for up to 2 days
  6. preheat oven to 350º
  7. place in mounds on baking sheet
  8. sprinkle with sea salt
  9. bake 10-15 minutes or until light brown
  • yield: 1 dozen cookies
  • source: Jacques Torres



cream of broccoli soup
August 14, 2009, 3:55 pm
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  1. bring to boil
    • 4 c. water
    • 4 broccoli florets
  2. reduce heat, cooking an additional 3 minutes
  3. drain, reserving the water
  4. send half of the cooked broccoli in food processor
  5. in large cooking pot, melt
    • 2 T. butter
  6. add
    • 1 or 2 chopped onions
  7. cook 1-2 minutes until soft
  8. stir in
    • ½ c. flour
  9. cook, stirring occasionally 1-2 minutes
  10. add reserved water and
    • 3 T. chicken bouillon
  11. bring to boil, stirring constantly
  12. reduce heat and simmer, stirring constantly until thickened
  13. stir in
    • 2½ c. milk
    • ¼ t. nutmeg
    • ¼ t. black pepper
    • chopped broccoli
  14. heat through
  15. adjust seasons to taste, serve with grated cheese
  • yield: 4-6 servings


mexican cheese soup
August 14, 2009, 3:48 pm
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  1. heat on stovetop
    • 2 T oil
  2. blend in
    • 2 T. flour
  3. add
    • 1 c. tomatoes
    • 1 T. chili powder
    • 4 c. beef broth
  4. simmer on low 30 minutes
  5. add 1/2 lb. grated cheese


oatmeal raisin bread
August 14, 2009, 3:39 pm
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  1. mix
    • ¼ lb. butter, softened
    • 1/3 c. honey
    • 2 t. salt
    • 1 c. milk, scalded
    • 2 eggs
  2. mix in seperate bowl
    • 2 T. yeast
    • ¼ c. lukewarm water
  3. mix the mixtures together
  4. mix
    • 2 c. flour
    • 1 t. cinnamon
    • 1/2 t. nutmeg
    • 3 eggs
  5. add egg mixture to other mixtures
  6. add
    • 1½ c. rolled oats
    • 1½ c. raisins
    • 1¼ c. flour
    • ½ c. untoasted wheat germ
  7. knead well
  8. let rise until doubled in size
  9. knead again
  10. place in 2 buttered loaf pans
  11. let rise again
  12. bake 40-45 minutes
  • yield: 2 loaves


english muffins in a loaf
August 13, 2009, 2:45 pm
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  1. combine
    • 3 c. flour
    • 1 T. sugar
    • 2 T. yeast
    • 2 t. salt
    • ¼ t. baking soda
  2. heat until very warm (120°-130°)
    • 2 c. milk
    • ½ c. water
  3. beat mixtures together until well mixed
  4. stir in until stiff batter is made
    • 2½-3 c. flour
  5. place into 2 greased loaf pans, sprinkled with cornmeal
  6. sprinkle tops with
    • cornmeal
  7. cover
  8. let rise in warm place 45 minutes
  9. bake at 400° for 25 minutes
  10. remove from pans and cool
  • yield: 2 loavaes, 16 slices per loaf


squash rolls II
August 13, 2009, 2:34 pm
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  1. mix
    • 2 T. yeast
    • ½ c. warm water
  2. mix in
    • ½ c. sugar
    • 2 t. salt
    • ½ c. shortening
    • 1 ½ c. shredded squash
    • 1 c. milk
    • 6 c. flour
  3. let rise
  4. bake at 400° until light brown


squash rolls I
August 13, 2009, 2:31 pm
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  1. mix
    • 1 c. warm watter
    • 2 T. yeast
    • ¾ c. sugar
  2. mix in
    • 3 T. salt
    • 1 pkg. squash
    • ½ c. dry milk
    • 1 c. flour
  3. knead in
    • 4-5 c. flour
  4. let rise
  5. bake at 400° until light brown