Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Pumpkin Seeds

1. Wash pumpkin seeds in a colander
2. Dry on a towel over night.
3. Put in a bowl and stir in oil + garlic salt.
(6c seeds+ 2.5T. olive oil + 2t. garlic salt)
4. Bake on cookie sheets at 300* for 30 min

Monday, October 23, 2017

Corn Chowder

Ingredients:
(Serves 8)
8 c. water
4 large celery stalks, diced
1 small onion, chopped
4 c. potatoes, diced
3 T. chicken boullion
1/2 t. pepper
32 oz. frozen corn (5c)
1 pt. half and half  (or 1 c. sour cream + 1 c. milk)
1 12oz can evaporated milk (or 3/4 c. powdered milk + 3/4 c. water)
6 oz. bacon (10 slices, cooked + diced)

Directions:
1. Bring water to a boil in a pot.
2. Add celery, onion, potatoes, and seasonings.
3. Boil 15 min (or until potatoes are soft)
4. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 5-10 min.


Thursday, September 28, 2017

White Sheet Cake

(Adjusted from the Lion House Cookbook)
INGREDIENTS:
½ c. canola oil
¼ c. cocoa (opt)
1 c. water
2 c. wheat flour
1 1/2 -2 c. sugar (2c of using cocoa)
1/2 c. greek yogurt
1/2 c. milk (or omit greek yogurt + use 1 c buttermilk)

1 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. vanilla
1 t. salt
2 eggs, beaten

DIRECTIONS:
1. Pre-heat oven to 350*
2. Microwave oil, cocoa, and water for 2 minutes, then cool.
3. Stir flour & sugar in a bowl.
4. Pour boiling mixture into flour & sugar.
5. Add remaining ingredients & mix well.
6. Grease and flour a jelly-roll pan and pour on batter.
7.  Bake for 15-20 minutes. 
(30 min if 9x13 pan for thicker cake)
(don't overbake- just until fork comes out clean & center bounces to the touch)

FROSTING:
¼ c. soft butter
2 T. cocoa powder (opt)
½ t. vanilla
3 T. milk
2 c. powdered sugar
½ c. chopped nuts (opt)

DIRECTIONS:
1. Boil butter, cocoa, vanilla, and milk
2. Remove from heat and stir in sugar and nuts.
3. Spread over cake (can do while cake is still warm)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Plum Jam

LOW SUGAR Recipe
 (Makes 2 Pints)
Ingredients:
1 c. applejuice (or 1c apples, blended)
4 c. blended fruit
6 T. pectin (or 2T. cornstarch)
1c. sugar

REGULAR SUGAR Recipe
 (Makes 2 Pints)
Ingredients:
4 c. blended fruit
4 1/2 T. pectin
2c. sugar

Directions:
1. Blend juice and fruit
2. Blend in sugar and pectin
3. Bring to a boil on high, stirring constantly
4. Boil for 3 minutes
5. Pour into 2 pint jars.
6. Clean lids and tops of jars and boil in hot water bath for 30 min.

Multi-Grain Pancakes

Dry Ingredients:
2 c. oats (1 c. blended + 1 c. quick oats)
2 c. wheat flour
2 t. salt
1 t. baking powder
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. cinnamon

Wet Ingredients:
1 1/2 c. milk
1 c. greek yogurt
1/4 c. oil
1/4 c. honey
2 large eggs

Directions:
1. Stir dry ingredients in a bowl
2. Stir wet ingredients and mix into dry ingredients (don't over mix)
3. Preheat skillet to 400*
4. Spray skillet and pour 2/3-3/4 c. batter onto skillet- spread out
5. Flip after 1 minute, then only cook for 30 more seconds (to keep moist inside)
6. Makes 8-9 large pancakes- they are good with jam on top.

MADE WITH NATURAL YEAST STARTER
Dry Ingredients:
2 c. oats (1 c. blended + 1 c. quick oats)
1/2 c. wheat flour
6 T. powdered milk
2 T. sugar
2 t. salt
1/2 t. baking powder
1 1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. cinnamon

Wet Ingredients:
3 c. natural yeast starter
1 c. greek yogurt
1/4 c. oil
1/4 c. honey
2 large eggs

Directions:
1. Stir dry ingredients in a bowl
2. Stir wet ingredients and mix into dry ingredients (don't over mix)
3. Preheat skillet to 400*
4. Spray skillet and pour 2/3-3/4 c. batter onto skillet- spread out
5. Flip after 1 minute, then only cook for 30 more seconds (to keep moist inside)
6. Makes 8-9 large pancakes- they are good with jam on top.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Spanish Stew

Ingredients:
2 cans diced tomatoes (4c)
1 can tomato sauce (1c)
(Or 5c blended fresh tomatoes)
1 Can of corn, drained
1lb. Turkey burger or stewed beef
1 large white onion
2T flour
2T. Brown sugar
1 T. Worcestershire sauce
1t. Mrs Dash
1/2t. salt (2t if fresh tomatoes)
Directions:
-Brown meat and onion. Stir in flour.
-Stir in remaining ingredients
-Serve over cooked rice

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)