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Breakfast

Apple Cake With Thyme

1/24/2009 meps 0

This can be served plain, as a coffeecake for breakfast, or with whipped cream for dessert. 1 large tart apple (such as a Granny Smith) 4 T fresh thyme or lemon thyme 1 T lemon […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chocolate Crinkles

1/21/2009 meps 0

1 C cocoa 2 C sugar 1/2 C oil 4 eggs 2 t vanilla 2 C flour 2 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 1/2 C powdered sugar Combine cocoa, sugar and oil. Beat in […]

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Restaraunt Reviews

Cheap eats around Beaufort, North Carolina

1/18/2009 meps 0

Last December, Barry and I caught a ride from Beaufort, North Carolina, to Raleigh with Dan Smith, of Funny Farm. It was a miserable evening, raining cats and dogs, and we bounced along 2-lane roads […]

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Cakes

Mandarin orange cake

1/17/2009 meps 0

Another delicious offering from Sharon Wilson. 1 yellow or lemon cake mix 1 extra egg 1 large can mandarin oranges Juice from the can of oranges Prepare the cake as directed, with the following changes: […]

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Cakes

Peanut butter frosting

1/17/2009 meps 1

1/2 C butter, softened 1 C creamy peanut butter 3 T milk 2 C powdered sugar In a medium bowl, put the butter and peanut butter and mix with an electric mixer. Gradually mix in […]

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Cookies & Candies

Crispy Peanut Butter Brownie Bars

1/17/2009 meps 0

I haven’t tried these yet, but the topping sounds deliciously decadent, and a good way to use up extra Rice Krispies. 1 9×12 pan of brownies, baked and cooled (you can use brownie mix from […]

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Epic fail

Canning Ground Beef

1/7/2009 meps 0

This recipe at the bottom of this page was given to me by Aggie, a circumnavigating sailor on Honey Moon from Mooloolaba, Australia. Unfortunately, when I tried it, none of my jars sealed, and the […]

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Non-refrigerated

Brining Butter

1/7/2009 meps 0

This will allow you to keep butter without refrigeration for up to 6 months. To make brine: Boil 2 cups of water and add 1/4 C of non-iodized salt (pickling or kosher salt works fine). […]

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Cookies & Candies

Scottish shortbread

1/3/2009 meps 0

Make this recipe on Thanksgiving weekend and serve it on Christmas eve. 3/4 lb butter, softened 1-1/4 C sugar 2 eggs 4 C flour Preheat oven to 350 F. Blend the butter, sugar, and eggs […]