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Equivalents and substitutions

How to Make Cottage Cheese

2/17/2014 meps 0

Start with the basic ingredients for Sour Cream (/how-to-make-sour-cream). Instead of letting it sit until the consistency of jelly, wait a while longer, until it’s even stiffer (like jello). Cut into 1- or 2-inch cubes […]

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Dips

How to Make Sour Cream

2/17/2014 meps 1

1 quart milk (mixed from powder)1/2 C buttermilk (mixed from powder) Combine and let stand for 12-15 hours at about 75 degrees Fahrenheit (either a warm place, or in a thermos or insulated pitcher). When […]

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Non-refrigerated

Waxing Cheese for Passages

2/16/2014 meps 0

Use a hard cheese, like Cheddar or Cassari or Parmesan. Cut it into 8- or 16-oz pieces. Wipe the cheese with vinegar. Cut a piece of cheesecloth that will fit neatly around the piece of […]

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Non-refrigerated

Julie’s Corn & Chicken Chowder

3/31/2010 meps 0

1 can of Campbell’s (select) chicken corn chowder 1 can of Campbell’s regular cream of chicken 1 can of Campbell’s cream of potato 1 can of chicken OR a large chopped up chicken breast 1 […]

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Meat

Hopping John – pressure cooker version

2/8/2009 meps 0

Makes two 400-calorie servings. 1-1/2 oz diced salt pork 1 onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 large green pepper, coarsely chopped 1/2 C dried black-eyed peas 1 C water 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 C cooked brown […]

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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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Meat

Easy artichoke chicken

11/23/2008 meps 0

1 T olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 roma tomatoes, diced 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 T dried basil 2 T lime juice 1 C cooked, diced chicken (or 1 large can) 1 can […]

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Cookies & Candies

No-bake oatmeal cookies

8/12/2008 meps 1

¬†You can read about what happened when I tried this recipe in the article, “What’s a cross between fudge and cookie?” This came from Practical Sailor’s Mailport, Sept. 2007. They printed the recipe as proof […]

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Non-refrigerated

Scalloped Salmon Casserole

11/17/2007 meps 0

2 C canned salmon 1/4 C butter 1/4 C flour 1-1/2 C milk 1 bay leaf 1/4 t salt 1/4 t pepper 1 T minced parsley 1 T onion flakes 2 beef bouillon cubes 1/2 […]