Month: October 2006

Apple Cranberry Crisp

Ingredients:1 1/2 cup cranberries4 large tart apples, sliced1/3 cup flour1/3 cup oats1/3 cup sugar1/4 cup butter, melted1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Directions:Preheat oven to 375. Grease an 8×8 inch baking dish. In a large bowl toss the apples and cranberries with sugar. Arrange evenly in baking dish. In a small […]

Peanut Butter Sandies

Ingredients:1 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter1 cup flour1 cup light brown sugar Directions:Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, beat together sugar and peanut butter. Slowly add flour and mix until thoroughly combined. Using your hands, roll about a tablespoons of dough together into a ball. Place on an […]

Chocolate Cut Out Cookies

Ingredients:1 egg1 1/4 cups flour1 cup sugar10 tablespoons butter3/4 cup cocoa1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon baking powder colored sugar for sprinkling Directions:In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cocoa and baking powder. In a larger bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the egg, mix to combine. […]

Butternut Squash Muffins

Ingredients:4 eggs3 1/2 cups flour2 cups sugar2 cups cooked butternut squash*, drained and cooled1 cup light brown sugar1 cup vegetable oil1/4 cup apple cider1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon cloves1 teaspoon nutmeg1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon allspice Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour 3 loaf […]

Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles

Ingredients:1 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar4 oz cream cheese*, slightly softened2 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted cocoa to roll Directions:In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese and sugar. Add chocolate. Beat until well combined. Using your fingers, roll the chocolate/cream cheese mixture to the size of a large marble or superball. […]


Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups milk1 cup flour2 tablespoons butter, melted1 teaspoon salt2 large eggs Directions:Preheat oven to 450. Grease and flour a popover or muffin tin. In a large bowl, whisk together flour and salt. In the measuring cup you melted* the butter in, whisk together eggs, milk, and the […]

Chocolate Chip Bar Cookies

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips* 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 2 eggs Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a 9×13 inch baking pan. In a large bowl, mix together butter and […]

Chunky Vegetable Chili

Ingredients:1 habenero pepper, minced 1 large onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 shallots, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 Japanese eggplants, chopped 3 zucchini, chopped 32 oz canned whole tomatoes, cut up 15 oz canned pinto beans, drained 15 oz canned dark red kidney beans, drained […]

Yellow Cupcakes

Ingredients: 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup milk 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla Directions:Preheat oven 350. Line or grease one 12 cupcake cupcake pan. In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, eggs […]

Vanilla to Chocolate Icing

Ingredients: 3 cups confectioner’s sugar 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup milk, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 to 1/2 cup cocoa Directions: In a large bowl, cream together the vanilla, butter and sugar. Add milk, beat until spreading constancy. Frost as many cupcakes as you want […]