• Sourdough Crackers

    I recently started up a sourdough starter. This means that every other day or so I need to remove some starter and feed the remainder. Usually the directions say to “discard” the starter that is removed. But I read that you can use it in recipes. So I went looking for some recipes to use. […]

    Feb 17th, 2017 | Filed under Baking, Food Recipes
  • Misc Food Projects

    Food projects I worked on today: Pictured: Oat Nut Bread butternut squash cooked and frozen fed sourdough starter Not pictured: granola dog food

    Feb 17th, 2017 | Filed under Baking, Breakfast, Food Recipes
  • Monday Food Post

    I have a hard time with my hands.  They hurt a lot of the time.  They are weak and I have a hard time doing some tasks such as cutting into big hard vegetables such as squashes and rutabagas.  I have some squashes here and decided today since my hands were not so bad today, […]

    Feb 13th, 2017 | Filed under Food Recipes, Uncategorized
  • How To Make Cranberry Juice Cocktail

    I had 2 bags of cranberries sitting in the refrigerator from Christmas time. They were organic and consequently had no preservatives on them and were starting to get mold. So I decided to make juice. I put the 2 bags of cranberries in a pot, added one chopped apple and 2 tangerines (because they were […]

    Feb 10th, 2017 | Filed under Food Recipes, Fruit
  • how to make maple pecan ice cream

    I asked Caitlin to pick me up a container of cream so I could make ice cream and she brought me 2 large containers of cream.  That is enough for 4 quarts of ice cream!  So yesterday I made chocolate and vanilla ice cream.  Today I am making maple pecan. I will still have 1 […]

    Feb 10th, 2017 | Filed under Dessert, Food Recipes
  • How To Make Pot Roast

    Ingredients: hunk of beef – not too lean, you need some fat on it carrots celery onion salt pepper thyme garlic powder beef or vegetable broth or water Step 1: I am making “roast” for 2 and I am using 2 small round steaks that have a bit of fat marbling them. You need a […]

    Feb 8th, 2017 | Filed under Dinner
  • Replacement for canned condensed cream of… soup

    3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth 1/2 cup milk salt and pepper to taste Melt butter in pan, stir in flour and cook, stirring rapidly until thick.  Slowly pour in broth while stirring,  then stir in milk. Cook until thickened.  Remove from heat and stir in salt and pepper. […]

    Nov 2nd, 2011 | Filed under Food Recipes
  • Making Chicken Stock/Broth

    Whether I cook a whole chicken or chicken pieces, I save the bones and skin and any liquid and make homemade chicken stock.  The other day I cooked a whole chicken in the roaster.  I used some of the meat for dinner that night and stripped the rest off the bones and froze it.  Then […]

    Oct 26th, 2011 | Filed under Canning, Food Recipes, Pantry
  • Yummy Breakfast

    While cooking some old fashioned oats on the stove, add some peach sauce I canned last summer, some chopped Georgia pecans (thanks to sister Louise!), some brown sugar, dab of butter. mmm good!

    Feb 12th, 2011 | Filed under Breakfast, Food Recipes
  • Turkey Soup

    After Thanksgiving day dinner, pull as much of the turkey meat as you can off the turkey carcass. Put the bones, skin, fat into a large pot and cover with cold water. Simmer for at least 4 hours. I put mine back into the roaster oven and simmer it overnight. You can add chopped onion, […]

    Nov 26th, 2010 | Filed under Food Recipes
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