Monthly Archives: April 2010

Make your own cake mix

This wonderful mix can be substituted for any purchased cake mix. Unlike other homemade cake mix recipes, this one has less fat, so it can be substituted for the purchased cake mix recipes, which often add oil or butter. Prep … Continue reading

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Marmalade Plum Cake – Mmm Good!

1 Yellow Cake Mix 3 eggs 1/2 Cup Butter 1 tsp Orange Extract 3/4 Cup Marmalade – yes, I used homemade As soon as you think you are going to make this cake, take the eggs out and let them … Continue reading

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Three Citrus Marmalade – Grapefruit, Lemon, Orange

Three Citrus Marmalade adapted from several marmalade recipes in “So Easy to Preserve“ Multimedia message Yield: 3 1/2 pints 2 pink grapefruit 3 lemons 4 navel oranges 1/2 tsp baking soda 6 cups of sugar 1 pkg low sugar pectin … Continue reading

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Chinese Chicken Salad without the Chicken!

Salad Ingredients: 1 large cabbage chopped 1 pkg green onions chopped 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds 2 pkgs top ramin noodles (add just before serving) Mandarin orange slices Dressing 1 cup oil 1/4 cup rice … Continue reading

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Mandarin Wraps/Asian Tortillas

Mandarin Wraps/Tortillas Recipe comes from Hugh Carpenter. I took his “Rock the Wok” class and love this simple recipe. Servings: 12 tortillas Ingredients2 cups unbleached flour 1 cup boiling water toasted sesame oil for rolling out. Depending upon your filling … Continue reading

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Pie Crust

1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup cisco You can also mix half butter and crisco, but I like crisco 100%. Water about 3-6 Tablespoons Great for Quiche and sweet pies! Flaky, light and … Continue reading

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Sausage Mushroom Quiche

Sausage Mushroom Quiche by Sandra Nickerson on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 8:28pm 6 eggs 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 cup cream or half & half 1/4 cup of chives or leaks 1/4 cup of cottage cheese 1/4 cup grated … Continue reading

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Hollandaise Sauce – Made with a stick blender!

Hollandaise Sauce – Made with a stick blender! by Sandra Nickerson on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 8:16pm Start to finish: 5 minutes Makes about 3/4 cup Ingredients: 3 egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon salt Pinch black pepper 1 1/2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Bistro Roast Turkey or Beef Sandwich

Bistro Roast Turkey or Beef Sandwich by Sandra Nickerson on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 7:55pm Freshly cut french bread or Croissant Mayo Deli Turkey or Beef slices Top with Onion Mamalade Bread & Butter Pickles on top/on the side … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Jam

Sour Cherry Jam by Sandra Nickerson on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 8:41pm 4 pounds of pitted and mashed sour cherries, which should yield about six cups of jammable fruit 3 cups sugar 1 package of low sugar pectin – … Continue reading

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