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Latkes

Posted by DaMama on June 11, 2014 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Latkes 

2 eggs

 

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

 

1⁄4 teaspoon baking powder

 

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

 

1⁄4 teaspoon pepper

 

6 medium potatoes, peeled and shredded

 

1⁄2 cup shredded onion

 

1⁄4 cup vegetable oil

 

In large bowl, beat together eggs, baking powder, flour, salt and pepper. Mix in potat...

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Key Lime Cake and Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted by DaMama on June 8, 2014 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Key Lime Cake

 

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

3 large eggs

1 cup buttermilk

½ cup softened butter

½ cup coconut oil

2 teaspoons lime zest

¼ cup fresh squeezed lime juice

¼ cup soda water

Lime gelatin

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

Heat oven to 350*F. Prepare 3 (9-inch) cake pans with cooking spray or...

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Macaroni & Cheese - Baked

Posted by DaMama on February 24, 2014 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Macaroni & Cheese

 

4 cups Macaroni, uncooked

¼ cup butter

½ cup minced onion

2 cups lowfat milk

½ cup cream

2 ounces parmesan cheese, grated

8 ounces processed cheese product (velveeta)

2 ounces cream cheese (smoked cream cheese optional)

¼ cup all-purpose flour

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup cheddar cheese, grated

10 “Flipside” crackers, crushe...

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Honey Wheat Sandwich Bread

Posted by DaMama on December 31, 2013 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Honey Wheat Sandwich Bread

For the bread machine

1 cup water

1 ½ Tbs honey

2 Tbs butter

1 ½ Tbs dry milk

1 ½ tsp salt

2 cups white bread flour

1 cup whole wheat flour

1 ½ tsp fast rise yeast

Add ingredients in order listed. Make a well in the flour for the yeast. To a traditional bread pan shape, set machine to Dough/Pasta setting, remove dough to bread pan and cover with clean dish towel and...

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Pizza Dough

Posted by DaMama on December 31, 2013 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Pizza Dough

For the bread machine

Makes 2 – 12 inch pies

1 ½ cups warm water

1 tsp dry milk

2 Tbs sugar

1 tsp salt

4 cups white bread flour

1 Tbs Italian Herbs & Seasoning (optional)

2 tsp Fast Rise Yeast

 

Put ingredients in bread machine in order they appear. Make a well in the flour and put all of the yeast in the well. Set bread machine to the Dough/Pasta setti...

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Nana's GORP

Posted by DaMama on December 31, 2013 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Nana’s “GORP”

 

Traditionally, GORP stands for Good Old Raisins and Peanuts and was another term for “Trail Mix.” My Nana made this recipe and called it GORP even though it doesn’t have any raisins. Feel free to add your own twist.

 

6 Tablespoons Butter

2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce

1 teaspoon garlic salt

1 teaspoon onion salt

½ teaspoon table salt

3 cups Corn C...

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DaMama's Candied Pecans

Posted by DaMama on December 31, 2013 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Candied Pecans

1 pound pecans

1 egg white

2 TBS water

½ tsp vanilla extract

1 cup white sugar

1 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

 

Preheat oven to 250*F. Spray non-stick on baking sheet or line with parchment.

 

Whip egg white, water and vanilla until frothy. In zip bag, mix together sugar, salt and cinnamon.

 

Coat pecans with egg white mixture evenly. Remove the nut...

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Rum Balls

Posted by DaMama on December 23, 2013 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Rum Balls (a.k.a. "Rumbles")

 

1 ½ cup confectioners’ sugar

2 TBS cocoa powder

½ cup rum (can be replaced with other dark liquor)

2 TBS light corn syrup

2 ½ cups finely crushed vanilla wafers

1 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans

In large bowl, sift together 1 cup of the confectioners’ sugar and cocoa powder. Stir in liquor and corn syrup. Stir in vanilla wafers and walnuts, and mix well. Pl...

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Sugar Cookies

Posted by DaMama on December 20, 2013 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Sugar Cookies

 

2 cups flour

¼ tsp salt

¾ cup sugar

1 tsp lemon extract

1 egg

¾ cup butter

 

In small bowl, sift together salt and flour. In mixer, cream together butter and sugar. Add extract and egg. Scrape down sides and add in flour slowly.

Form dough into a ball, then flatten to a disk, place in plastic bag or wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour.

Preheat oven to 350*F

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No Bake Cookies

Posted by DaMama on December 20, 2013 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

No Bake Cookies

Submitted by Terri Pring, Melbourne, Florida

1/2 cup butter or margarine

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup milk

4 tbsp cocoa powder (I use Hershey's)

1/2 cup peanut butter

2 tsp vanilla extract

3 - 3 1/2 cups oats


 

Combine first 4 ingredients in a 4 qt saucepan. Bring to rolling boil.

Leave boiling for 1-2 mins, stirring until smooth.

Remove from heat...

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