Meal Times


rolls
October 22, 2011, 12:38 pm
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  1. warm in microwave
    • 1 c. milk
    • 1/4 c. butter
  2. add in
    • 1/2 c. water
    • 2 T. yeast
  3. in bowl, combine
    • 3 1/2 c. flour
    • 3 T. sugar
    • 1 t. salt
  4. kneed mixtures together with until dough is formed
  5. cover in greased bowl
  6. let dough rise
  7. pinch into rolls
  • yield: 18 muffins


english muffins
August 16, 2011, 3:46 pm
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  1. warm in small saucepan until almost boiling
    • 1 c. milk
  2. dissolve in, let cool
    • 2 T. sugar
    • 1 t. salt
    • 1/4 c. shortening
  3. in small bowl, combine
    • 1 c. warm water
    • 1 T. yeast
  4. kneed mixtures together with flour until soft dough is formed
    • 4-6 c. flour
  5. cover in greased bowl
  6. let dough rise
  7. punch dough down
  8. roll out 1/2 inch thick
  9. cut rounds with biscuit cutter
  10. dust muffins with cornmeal
  11. place on cookie sheet
  12. let muffins rise
  13. heat greased griddle
  14. cook each muffin about 10 minutes on each side


Crisp Cocoa-Pecan Cookies
August 7, 2011, 12:04 am
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  1. sift together
    • 1 1/3 c. flour
    • 3 T. cocoa
    • 1/2 t. b.s.
  2. cream
    • 10 T. (3/4 c.) butter
    • 1/3 c. brown sugar
    • 1/3 c. sugar
    • 2 T. plus 2 t. light corn syrup
    • 2 T. milk
    • 1 t. vanilla
  3. mix in flour mixture
  4. stir in
    • 1/2 c. chocolate chips
    • 1 c. nuts
  5. cover and chill for at least 4 hours
  6. preheat oven to 350º
  7. place in mounds on ungreased cookie sheet
  8. bake 9-13 minutes
  • prep: 20 minutes
  • total prep time: 5 hours (includes chilling time)
  • yield: 16 cookies
  • source: bon appétit, february 2011

Crisp Cocoa-Pecan Cookies



minimized no-bake cookies
November 6, 2010, 12:07 am
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  1. mix in large cereal bowl
    • 1/3c. sugar
    • 2t. cocoa
    • 1T. butter, cut up
    • 1T and 1t. milk
  2. microwave 1 minute, stirring half-way through, then add
    • 2T. peanut butter
    • 1/2 t. vanilla
    • 1/2 c. oatmeal
  • yield: 4 cookies


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


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