1 cup brown rice
1/2 cup green or brown lentils
1 large or 2 small yellow onions
3 stalks of celery
a liter of chicken stock [maybe a little more]
salt and pepper
2 teaspoons cumin
6 boneless skinless chicken thighs [optional]
Brown your chicken thighs, set...
1 bag fresh Cranberries, or 2 cans whole berry cranberry.. [not the jelly kind]
1 1/4 cup walnuts or nuts of choice
If using fresh Cranberries, crush them up in a food processor put in bowl and add sugar to taste, about 2 cups.. If using the Whole Berry...
Sourdough Banana Bread
1/3 cup canola oil*
1 cup Brown sugar [you can use white]
maybe 2 cups sifted plain flour [all purpose] , then spooned in cup
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
2-4 bananas [over ripe, or at least a deep golden yellow]
Roast Turkey unstuffed
butter or olive oil [your choice]
white or yellow onion
1 garlic bulb cut in half width wise
Thyme fresh or dried is ok
salt and pepper
Preheat oven at 250
wash and dry your turkey inside and out. ...
Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs
Many people have their own favourite recipe; this was given to me by an Italian guy who got it from his mother. This recipe was in his family for 100 years or so, he said. Anyway, it’s soo good
2 cans crushed tomatoes
3 fat garlic...
Tools: Large Spoon, large glass or clear plastic container [liter size/or quart size] You can also use Tupperware.
You can use any kind of flour, rye flour works really good. You can also mix your flours.
I used 50%whole grain wheat, 25% whole rye, 25% whole flax seeds
This is so simple, it's laughable.
storage container for your cheese
a dutch oven
2 liter [1/2 gallon] Cultured Buttermilk
Line the colander with paper towels
Pour the buttermilk in the dutch oven, and bring it up to heat, [do not boil...
1 liter of 35% or higher cream
Hand held mixer
put cream in bowl and beat for 20 minutes. You will see the cream go through the process of change. It will be soft whipping cream to whipping cream you buy in a can, then you will...
Baking with wild yeast [aka sourdough] you have to plan on when you want to bake your bread because it takes time to get to the point of baking, as you will see.
This is a basic recipe, nothing fancy about it. Very easy in comparison to some recipes I've seen.
4 pounds lean ground beef
1/4 cup Sea Salt
Mix well and refrigerate over night.
Don't worry about the texture of the meat the following day, it's suppose to change it.
The next day add the following
2 Tablespoons Liquid Smoke
2 Tablespoons coarse ground pepper...
This is my most favourite bread basic recipe. It’s the only one I use. It is so versatile with many variations. I will give you some variations as well.
IF you keep your starter in the fridgerator, then you must do what is called a preferment. Proofing the yeast to ensure it...
This is really considered a custard, because it uses eggs. Real Ice Cream don't use eggs in the recipe. This is still really really good,
and worth making.
Basic Ice Cream Recipe
8 egg yolks
½ cup sugar*
2 tsp vanilla
Pinch of salt
Whisk or beat the above ingredients...
2 packages white chocolate chips or 16 blocks of white chocolate
1 1/.2 cup mixed seeds, nuts and dried fruit
or candy canes broken up in shards
Melt the chocolate over a double boiler, once melted pour in the nuts, seeds and dried fruit, mix it all together and quickly spread...