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Cherry Jam

June 27, 2011

Cherry Jam Who can resist homemade cherry jam?  INGREDIENTS 5 Half Pint Canning Jars & Lids 2 Pounds Dark Sweet Cherries 5 Cups Sugar ¼ Cup Fresh Lemon Juice 3 Ounces Liquid Fruit Pectin Prepare the jars and lids by washing in hot soapy water.  The jars must be heated...

Chocolate Muffins

June 3, 2011

Chocolate Muffins Chocolate Muffins are great for a sinful breakfast or mid-day snack.  INGREDIENTS 1 ¾ Cups Unbleached Flour 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda 2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder ¾ Cup Sugar 1 Cup Chocolate Chips 1 Cup Buttermilk or Sour Milk 1/3 Cup Plus 2 Teaspoons Vegetable...

Raspberry Kolaches

April 21, 2011

Raspberry Kolaches INGREDIENTS 8 Ounces of Raspberries 19 Tablespoons Plus 1 Teaspoon Sugar ½ Teaspoon Fresh Lemon Juice ¼ Cup Water 1 ¼ Ounce Package Active Dry Yeast 4 Tablespoons Softened Butter 2 Tablespoons Melted Butter ½ Teaspoon Kocher Salt 1 Egg Yolk 3 ½ Cups Flour ¾ Cup Milk...

English Muffins

April 18, 2011

English Muffins Purists insist that you should never slice open an English Muffin to toast it.  Instead cut a sliver in the side and toast it whole.  When done, poke butter in through the slit and savor the muffin with your morning cup of tea. INGREDIENTS ¼ Cup Warm Water...

Scones With Jam & Cream

April 16, 2011

Scones With Jam & Cream INGREDIENTS 2 Cups Unbleached Flour ¼ Cups Sugar 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder 1/8 Teaspoon Salt 1/3 Cup Cold Unsalted Butter Zest of 1 Lemon or Orange 1 Large Lightly Beaten Egg 1 Teaspoon Vanilla ½ Cup Heavy Whipping Cream ¼ Cup Jam or Preserves  ...

Date Nut Bread

April 12, 2011

Date Nut Bread Serve this Date Nut Bread with butter or cream cheese.  You will love it! INGREDIENTS 1 ½ Cups Chopped Pitted Dates 6 Tablespoons Butter – Cut Into Pieces 1 ¼ Cups Boiling Water 2 Cups Unbleached Flour ¾ Cups Sugar 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder ½ Teaspoon Baking...

Zucchini Bread

April 9, 2011

Zucchini Bread INGREDIENTS 1 ½ Cups Unbleached Flour ¾ Cups Sugar 2 ¼ Teaspoons Baking Powder ½ Teaspoon Cinnamon ½ Teaspoon Salt 1/3 Cup Olive Oil 2 Large Eggs 1 ½ Cups Shredded Zucchini 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Preheat oven to 350° F.  Grease an 8 ½ x 4 ½ inch...

Biscuits & Gravy

March 31, 2011

Biscuits & Gravy INGREDIENTS Biscuits 2 Cups Unbleached Flour 4 Teaspoons Baking Powder ¼ Teaspoon Baking Soda ¼ Teaspoon Salt 3 Ounces Diced Cold Butter 8 Ounces Buttermilk Combine the dry ingredients.  Gently knead in the butter.  Add the buttermilk and knead on a floured surface just enough to bring...

Chocolate Waffles

March 28, 2011

Chocolate Waffles INGREDIENTS 1 ½ Cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 1 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa 2 Cups Unbleached Flour 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder 2 Tablespoons Sugar ½ Teaspoon Salt 4 Separated Eggs 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Cups Milk Preheat waffle iron.  Sift flour, cocoa and baking powder into a medium sized...

Granola Bars

March 22, 2011

Granola Bars INGREDIENTS 2 Cups Rolled Oats ¾ Cup Packed Brown Sugar ½ Cup Wheat Germ ¾ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1 Cup Unbleached Flour ¾ Cup Raisins ¼ Cup Sunflower Seeds ¾ Teaspoon Salt ½ Cup Honey 1 Beaten Egg ½ Cup Vegetable Oil 2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract Preheat the...

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