Meal Times


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


applesauce fruitcake
June 2, 2009, 11:24 pm
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  1. preheat oven to 250º
  2. boil 5 minutes, cool
    • 3 c. applesauce
    • 1 c. butter
    • 2 c. sugar
  3. sift together, add to applesauce mix
    • 4 1/2 c. flour
    • 1 t. salt
    • 3 t. baking soda
    • 1 t. nutmeg
    • 1 t. cloves
  4. mix in
    • 1 lb. dates
    • 1 lb. raisins
    • cherries
    • plenty of pecans
    • craisins
  5. bake about 1 hour in small greased loaf pans
  • note: decorate small loaves with cherries and pecans
  • yield: 11 small loaves