Sunday, July 2, 2017

Ash Cakes

This is a pioneer food I loved when I went on trek as a youth.
You mix up the dough, then make patties, then place them on hot coals
Cook (5 min on each side), then serve with honey.
(Modern days= you cook it in the oven for 10 min, flip, 5 more minutes)

INGREDIENTS:
Makes 4
1 c. flour
1/2 t. salt
1/2 T. baking powder
1 T. oil or butter
1/4 c. water (+1T if using butter)

Makes 12    
3 c. flour      
1 1/2 t. salt
1 T. baking powder
3 T. oil or butter
3/4c. water (+3T if using butter)

Makes 32 
8 c. flour      
4 t. salt  
4 T. baking powder
1/2 c. oil or butter
2 c. water (+1/2c if using butter)



Tuesday, May 30, 2017

White Pizza Dough

1 Large Pizza
1 1/4 c. warm water
1 1/2T. sugar
2 1/2 t. saf instant yeast
1 1/4 t. salt
2 c. white flour
-beat with beaters, then knead in:
1 c. more white flour

5 Large Pizzas
5 c. warm water
1/2 c. sugar
4 T. saf instant yeast
2 T. salt
2 c. white flour
-beat with beaters, then knead in:
1 c. more white flour

INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Knead dough for 7 min.
2. Let rest for 40 min.
3. Roll out on greased & corn-mealed pizza pan
4. Put on toppings and preheat oven while rising for 10 more minutes
5. Bake at 425* for 10-12 min on bottom rack

Frozen Juice Smoothie

CRANBERRY JUICE SMOOTHIE
Blend:
2 c. water
1 can frozen juice concentrate (like cranberry juice)
5 c. ice cubes (about 40)

ORANGE JULIUS
Blend:
2 c. water
1/2 c. powdered milk
1 can orange juice
2 bananas
1 t. vanilla
5 c. ice cubes (40)

Monday, March 20, 2017

Southwest Salad (Sophie)

Cabbage (majority)
Romaine (some)
Spinach (little)
Black Beans
Corn
Bell pepper
Southwest flavored tortilla strips
(Corn tortillas slightly oiled,
sprinkled with salt, pepper, taco seasoning, onion powder, & garlic salt
Cut and baked at 400* for 15 min)
-Serve with Ranch dressing

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Chocolate Dip

1/2c cocoa powder
1/2c sugar
1/4c water
2 1/2T. Milk
3 T. Shortening
1/4t. Salt
-melt in microwave for 30 sec.
-whisk until smooth
(Makes 1c)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Jake's Guacamole


Small Bowl (serves 12):
2 Big Avocados- sliced in the skin & sprinkled with garlic salt
1/2 small lime- squirt juice into the avocado
1 Roma Tomato- diced small (squeeze some of the juice out first)
2 T. diced Onion (or 1/4t onion powder)
1/2 T. Jalapeno, seeded & diced (1/8 whole jalapeno pepper)
(or 1/4 t. red pepper flakes)
1 T. fresh, chopped cilantro
Directions:
-Chop everything small & gently stir- slightly mash

Large Bowl (Serves 50):
8 Big Avocados, cut sprinkle with garlic salt
1/2 Large Lime (2 small limes)
4 Roma Tomatoes
1/2 c. diced Onion
1/2 Jalapeno, seeded & diced
1/4 c. fresh, chopped cilantro


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Chex Candy & Muddy Buddies

Chex Candy Ingredients:
medium batch                        Large batch
9 1/3 c. Any Chex Cereal         14 c.
2/3 c. coconut flakes                   1 c.
1/2 c. slivered almonds              3/4 c.
1/2 c. butter                                3/4 c.
2/3 c. sugar                                 1 c.
2/3 c. light corn syrup                 1 c.

Directions::
1. Mix cereals, coconut, and almonds in a large bowl
2. In a saucepan, bring butter, sugar, and syrup to a boil for 2 min
3. Pour over cereal mixture and stir to coat
4. Cool on cookie sheet

Muddy Buddies Ingredients:
9 c. corn chex
1 c. semi sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c. peanut butter
1/4 c. butter
1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar

Directions:
1. Measure cereal in a large bowl
2. Microwave cchips, pbutter, and butter for 1 min
3. Stir, microwave for 30 sec more
4. Pour over cereal
5. Shake in a bag with powdered sugar