SamHenry will be back soon with a seriously good recipe from my grandmother’s cook book. In the interim, here is Bullwinkle with information about Thanksgiving that will keep you laughing as you prep and cook your bird.
From my Grandmother’s hand-written files.
Ingredients For filling:
- 3 or 4 eggs
- 2 packages Philadelphia Cream Cheese (or similar)
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 TSP. vanilla
Ingredients For Crust:
Ingredients for Topping:
- 1/2 pint sour cream (8 oz.)
- 2 TSP. sugar
- 1 TSP. vanilla
- Preheat oven to 350°
- Put the eggs, cream cheese, sugar & vanilla in large mixing bowl.
- Beat ingredients with egg beater until smooth.
- Make the crust by lining a greased pie pan with crushed graham crackers.
- Pour in mixture and bake for 20 minutes.
- Remove from oven. Increase oven to 400°.
- Mix together the sour cream, sugar and vanilla for the topping and spread on top of baked filling.
- Return pie to the oven and bake 5 more minutes.
- Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.
posted by Mountain Republic recipe by Amy Chenevert
Ran across this recipe over at Zoom Yummy. I made these biscuits a while back and they were absolutely delicious. It’s about time to make them again. They are so darn good!
Here are the ingredients:
And here’s the bacon.
It’s a crucial part of the magic.
1. To make your own Bacon and Cheese Biscuits, first preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
2. Then slice the bacon thinly.
3. In a large pan, fry the bacon over moderate heat until crisp.
This will take a couple of minutes.
4. When beautifully crispy, remove the bacon from the pan and crumble it finely.
5. Grab the cheese and grate it.
Just like this.
This is a lot of cheese.
The cheese mostly will constitute the flavor of your biscuits. So choose the one you really like.
It’s completely up to you.
I used Leerdammer. Next time I’ll try Cheddar, I think.
It’s fun because the biscuits can be different every time.
6. Now we need a large bowl.
Using a pastry cutter (or just a fork), combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cayenne pepper and butter until crumbs form.
7. Stir in the grated cheese and the bacon.
8. Then add the milk…
9. …and stir together just until the dry ingredients are well moistened.
10. Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead the dough 4 – 5 times.
To make the biscuits perfectly soft, the trick is not to over-knead the dough.
11. Roll it out to about 1/2 inch (1 cm) thickness.
When it gets sticky use some flour to make the job easier.
12. Cut out rounds using a 2-inch (5 cm) cutter.
Pat the scraps together, re-roll them and cut out some more rounds.
13. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Arrange your biscuits on the sheet about 1/2 inch (2.5 cm) apart.
14. And bake them for about 15 minutes.
These are so yummy. Enjoy, dear friends!
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A soufflé is a light baked cake made with egg yolks and beaten egg whites combined with various other ingredients and served as a savory main dish or sweetened as a dessert. The word soufflé is the past participle of the French verb souffler which means “to blow up” or more loosely “puff up”—an apt description of what happens to this combination of custard and egg whites.
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine (1/2 stick)
- 1/2 cup flour
- 2 cups yellow cream style corn
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1/4 TSP. salt
- 1/8 TSP. garlic salt
- 1/2 TSP. Worcestershire sauce
- 1-1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup shredded Provolone cheese
- 5 large egg yolks, slightly beaten
- 5 large egg whites, stiffly beaten
- Preheat oven to 350°
- In a heavy saucepan, melt the butter and blend in flour until smooth.
- Add corn, milk, salt, garlic salt and Worcestershire sauce and cook, stirring constantly until thickened.
- Add both cheeses and stir until melted.
- Blend egg yolks into sauce.
- Cool slightly.
- Gently stir 1/4 of egg whites into cheese sauce.
- Carefully fold remaining egg whites into sauce until just blended.
- Pour into ungreased 2 quart casserole dish.
- Bake at 350° for 45 – 50 minutes.
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“Fondant” candy is made from a thick, creamy sugar paste. Fondant is also one of several kinds of icing-like substances that are used to decorate cakes and sculpt pastries. In French, the word fondant means “melting”. These candies will definitely melt in your mouth!
Ingredients and Preparation:
- 1/4 cup mashed potatoes
- 1 TSP. butter
- few grains of salt
- 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup coconut
- 1/2 cup nuts
- 1/2 cup candied fruit
- food coloring* (optional)
Mix the mashed potatoes, butter and salt. Stir in the powdered sugar and beat well.
Fold in the coconut, nuts and candied fruit. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper.
*Tip from DF: A few drops of food coloring can be added so the candies match a theme or holiday.
posted by Mountain Republic recipe by Vida Slater
A nice & light Lemon Sponge Cake from one of my Grandmother’s handwritten recipes. This one really couldn’t be any quicker or any easier. Here we go:
Ingredients and Preparation:
- 1 package Duncan Hines “Lemon Supreme” Cake Mix
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 package Jello Instant Lemon Pudding Mix
- 4 eggs
Disregard directions on the cake mix box. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and beat well with electric mixer. Pour mixture into well greased tube pan.
Bake 55 minutes at 350°. Let cool. Remove from pan to finish cooling.
posted by Mountain Republic recipe by Ruth Hagen
I recently ran across this old date and nut loaf recipe. It produces a very delicious, extra moist date bread that I just haven’t been able to get enough of lately. I’ve made it several times in the last couple of weeks. It’s just so darn good!
Did you know that dates are really good for you? I guess my Grandmother did, because I remember that she often made this recipe. Besides being very high in both fiber and potassium, dates are also extremely rich in anti-oxidants.
This date bread smells really good when it’s cooking (I’ve got one in the oven right now!) but it tastes even better!
Did I mention that this recipe is quick and easy? Hope you enjoy. Here we go:
Date and Nut Loaf
Ingredients & Preparation:
- Pour: 1 – 1/2 cups water boiling water over 1 – 1/2 cups chopped dates (1 – 8 oz. package) Stir lightly. Let cool
- Mix together in a bowl: 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed), 1 TBSP. soft shortening, 1 egg
- Stir in: the dates and water
- Sift together and stir in: 2 – 1/4 cups sifted flour, 1 TSP. baking soda, 1/2 TSP. salt
- Blend in: 1 cup broken walnuts
- Pour: into a well greased 9″ x 5″ x 3″ loaf pan. Let stand 20 minutes.
- Bake: at 350° for 60 – 70 minutes. A toothpick stuck in center should come out clean
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