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Healthy Snack Granola

by February 25, 2017 » Add the first comment.

This recipe is based on a recipe by Sarah Bea.  To buy directly from her, visit her website BY CLICKING HERE. 1/2 C ready-to-eat almonds – * Pulse 1/2 C ready-to-eat cashews – * Pulse 1/4 C ready-to-eat walnuts – * Pulse 1/4 C ready-to-eat coconut flakes 1/4 C Read more »

Banana Chips

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Not yet tried… Cut banana in segments Toss in 2 TBL lemon juice and 1 TBL sugar and 1/2 tsp salt Spread out on baking sheet Cook 2 hours at 200º Flip Cook another 1.5 hours at 200º  

SM – Sour Orange Marmalade

by February 17, 2017 » Add the first comment.

4 Jar – Overview This recipe makes enough marmalade to last you for a couple of months.   If you want enough marmalade to last you through to next season, CLICK HERE for the amounts used to make a larger batch. Marmalade is traditionally made with Seville oranges (also called Read more »

Macaroon

by December 26, 2016 » Add the first comment.

The main thing is to use good ingredients.  It really makes a difference. Egg whites Powdered sugar Almond meal – ground very fine (Bob’s Red Mill) about like flour or corn starch Step by Step Sift together powdered sugar and almond meal Whip egg whites to soft Read more »

Christmas Cookies

by December 14, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Ingredient 1 egg 1/2 C packed light brown sugar 1/2 C granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 8 ounces creamy peanut butter 1/2 stick butter, softened 1/2 cup M&Ms 1/2 cup peanuts 1 teaspoons baking soda 2 C raw oatmeal (not instant)  OR  1/2 C peanuts Read more »

Sugared Pecans

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Ingredients 1/2 stick butter 3 egg whites 1 C sugar 2 C almonds 1/2 TBL salt Step by Step Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil Put into oven at 350º just until butter melts Beat egg whites until they are soft peaks Toss in white sugar Read more »

Grandma Miller’s Hard Tack Candy

by December 13, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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Photos courtesy of Angie Wolford. Ingredients for 12 batches 11 lb granulated sugar 64 oz Karo syrup 1/4 C water Ingredients for 4 batches 4 lb granulated sugar 24 oz Karo syrup 1 TBL water Ingredients for 1 batch 1 lb granulated sugar (approx 2 Read more »

Sticky Bars – In process

by October 15, 2016 » Add the first comment.

INGREDIENTS 1 C toasted pecans First Batter 1 C Brown sugar 1 stick of butter 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla Sift together the below ingredients 1 C flour 1 tsp coarse salt 1 tsp Baking powder Second Batter 1 stick browned butter 1 C brown sugar 1 Read more »

Candied Nuts

by September 20, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Use almonds, pecans, peanuts, or walnuts – or all of them INGREDIENTS 3 oz Karo syrup 1/2 tsp almond or walnut extract 1 C granulated sugar STEP BY STEP Heat over medium high heat This will take about 30-40 minutes When it starts to brown and caramelize, Read more »

Candied Citrus

by July 18, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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INGREDIENTS Citrus with little to no blemishes on the skin 1 C Water 1 C crushed ice with water 1-1/2 C sugar STEP BY STEP Heat 1 C water plus all of the sugar Stir until sugar is dissolved Remove from heat and stir in ice mixture Read more »

Heirloom Tomato Snack

by May 4, 2016 » Add the first comment.

INGREDIENTS One heirloom tomato per person EVOO Salt and pepper Brown sugar STEP BY STEP Cut your tomato into nice thick slices Drizzle with EVOO Sprinkle with salt and pepper Sprinkle with brown sugar Bake at 400º for about 5 minutes TAKE IT ONE STEP FURTHER Read more »

Yogurt FruitSicle

by February 23, 2016 » Add the first comment.

2 C plain yogurt 1 C preserves Put into small waxed paper cups Put sticks into the center of the yogurt mixture Freeze overnight    

English Toffee

by February 21, 2016 » Add the first comment.

This recipe is adapted from one provided by Becky Butcher. She made this for all the neighbors every Christmas when we lived on Orchid Lane. 8 ounces Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Bar Optional:  Use some white chocolate as well for a nice contrast 3/4 cup pecans, finely Read more »

Cranberry Crunch Bars

by February 12, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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INGREDIENTS – FIBER 3 C uncooked rolled oats 1/2 C shredded coconut 1/2 C blanched almonds – sliced 1/4 C pistachios 1/4 C hazelnuts 1/4 C whole wheat flour 1 tsp cinnamon 1.  Toss above together, put on baking tray, and bake at 350º for 12-15 minutes INGREDIENTS Read more »

Old Timey Chocolate Fudge

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1/2 C chocolate chips 2 TBL Cocoa 1 can Evaporated milk 3 TBL butter 3 C sugar 2 TBL corn syrup Pinch of coarse sea salt 1/2 tsp vanilla Heat milk, chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring constantly Sprinkle in salt and sugar Increase heat to medium high Mix Read more »

Grandpa’s Lemon Cookies

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1/2 C butter – softened 1 egg 1/2 C sugar 1-1/2 C sifted AP flour 1 tsp baking soda Zest and juice from 3-6 lemons – 1/4 C Cream together butter and sugar Add egg and beat until fluffy Sift together flour and soda Add alternately to creamed mixture with Read more »

No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

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2 pkg butterscotch morsels 1/4 C smooth peanut butter 3 C corn flakes to bran flakes 1/4 C toasted slivered almonds Pulse flakes and almonds on food processor – alternately, crush in a large bowl Melt morsels and peanut butter in a double boiler Mix in crushed mixture Drop on Read more »

Cookies For Two

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2 TBL butter 2 TBL brown sugar 1 TBL white sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla 3 TBL AP flour 3 TBL chocolate chips scant salt scant baking powder Preheat toaster oven to 350º Heat butter just until softened, not melted Blend both sugars, vanilla and salt Blend in flour Stir in Read more »

Sugar cookies

by January 26, 2016 » Add the first comment.

The recipe states that this is a crisp cookie. Add more butter for a softer cookie.

LG – Sour Orange Marmalade

by January 10, 2016 » Add the first comment.

12 Jar – Overview This recipe makes a BUNCH of marmalade.  Enough to last you through to next season.  If you just want enough jars to last you for a couple of months, CLICK HERE for the amounts used to make a smaller batch. Marmalade is traditionally made with Seville Read more »

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