Thursday, November 26, 2020

Biscuits

 Biscuits 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tarter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup milk
Directions:

  1. In a bowl stir together first 5 ingredients.
  2. Cut in shortening till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Make a well in the center, add milk all at once.  Stir just till dough clings together.
  4. On lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10 to 12 strokes. Roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness.  Cut with a 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter.
  5. Transfer biscuits to a baking sheet and bake in a 450 degrees oven for 10 minutes or till golden.

Tastes great served warm with butter.
Happy Eating 🙂

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Pie Crust

 Pie Crust

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 5 or 6 Tablespoons water
Directions:

  • Sift flour and salt together; cut in shortening till pieces are the size of small peas.
  • Sprinkle 1 tablespoon water over part of mixture. Gently toss with fork and push to side of bowl.  Repeat till all is moistened.
  • Form in to ball. Flatten on a lightly floured surface and roll from center out to edge till 1/8 inch thick.
  • Fit pastry into pie plate. Trim 1/2 to 1 inch beyond edge; fold under and flute edge by pressing dough with forefinger against wedge made of finger and thumb of other hand.
  • Prick bottom and sides with fork but if filling and crust are baked together DO NOT prick.
  • Bake at 450 for 10 minutes or till golden.
Unbaked Pie Shell
ready for filling to be baked.
I rolled out the extra pastry to make a cute little pie in a custard dish.



Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Impossible Vegetable Pie

Impossible Vegetable Pie
Ingredients:
  1. 2 cups fresh chopped broccoli OR cauliflower cooked, OR 10 oz. package frozen - DO NOT COOK. 
  2. 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  3. 1 small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
  4. 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  5. 3/4 cup Bisquick
  6. 1 1/2 cups milk
  7. 1 teaspoon salt
  8. 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  9. 3 eggs
Directions:
  • Heat oven to 400 degrees. Grease 10 inch pie plate.
  • Mix broccoli or cauliflower onion, bell pepper, and cheese in pie plate.
  • Stir remaining ingredients until blended.  Pour into pie plate.
  • Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted between center and edge comes out clean.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before serving.




Very Easy and Good
Happy Eating

Friday, July 31, 2020

Jill's Chewy Fudge Brownies

Jill's Chewy Fudge Brownies

Ingredients:
  1. 4 squares Unsweetened chocolate
  2. 1 cup butter
  3. 4 beaten eggs
  4. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  5. 2 cups sugar
  6. 2 teaspoons vanilla
  7. 1 cup flour
Directions:
  • Melt chocolate and butter in saucepan
  • Remove from heat
  • Add rest of ingredients right in pan
  • Stir till well blended
  • Pour into greased 9 x 12 pan
  • Bake 20 minutes in a 350 degree oven
  • Cool
  • Cut into squares
A delicious chewy brownie.
Recipe is from my friend Jill who was my neighbor when we lived in base housing in Puerto Rico.

Freezes well.
I put extras in the freezer so I wouldn't eat them.  Next day couldn't wait for one to thaw so ate it frozen. Found out I like them even better frozen - taste like fudge!!

Happy Eating!

Biscuits

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