Meal Times


baklava
June 2, 2009, 11:39 pm
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syrup

  1. preheat oven to 350º
  2. boil and simmer 5 minutes
    • 1 1/2 c. water
    • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  3. add and simmer 5 more minutes
    • 1 t. lemon juice

dough

  1. grind in blender into small pieces
    • 1 lb. nuts
  2. add to nuts
    • 3 T. sugar
  3. individually butter 7 sheets of phyllo dough
    • 1 c. butter
    • 1 lb. phyllo dough
  4. place sheets in 9×13 inch pan
  5. spread on dough
    • 1/3 c. nuts
  6. continue to butter and layer phyllo dough, adding 1/3 c. of nuts after each 7 layers
  7. pour remaining butter over top
  8. bake 30 minutes
  9. cover with foil and bake 25 more minutes at 300º
  10. pour cold syrup over the top
  11. let stand for several hours
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strawberry pie
June 2, 2009, 10:30 pm
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crust

  1. mix
    • 1/4 c. brown sugar
    • 1/3 c. pecans
    • 1/2 c. butter
    • 1 c. flour
  2. pack in pan to form crust

topping

  1. cook until thick, then cool
    • 3 c. water
    • 4 T. cornstarch
    • 1 c. sugar
    • 2 t. lemon juice
    • 2 small boxes strawberry jello
  2. add
    • 4 c. fresh sliced strawberries

assembly

  1. pour strawberry mix onto crust
  2. chill until firm


wichita watusies (seattle dutch babies)
June 1, 2009, 9:42 pm
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watusies
  1. preheat oven at 425º
  2. beat
    • 3 eggs
  3. add and mix to eggs
    • 1/2 c. milk
    • 1/2 c. flour
    • 1/4 t. salt
  4. add
    • 2 T. melted butter
  5. pour into pan and bake around 10 minutes

frosting

  1. combine until a thin consistency
    • butter
    • powdered sugar
    • lemon juice


creamy baked cheesecake
May 29, 2009, 9:24 pm
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  1. preheat oven to 300º
  2. combine
    • 1 1/4 c. graham cracker crumbs
    • 1/4 c. sugar
    • 1/2 c. butter
  3. form into crust on 9-inch springform pan
  4. in large mixer bowl, beat
    • 2 (8-oz) packages cream cheese
    • 1 (14-oz) can sweetened condensed milk
    • 3 eggs
    • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  5. pour cream cheese mixture into prepared pan
  6. bake 30 minutes
  7. chill
source: classic desserts