[from February 18, 2015] I first posted this recipe over three years ago and it’s worth a do-again. It comes from 500 Delicious Recipes from Leftovers which is part of the Encyclopedia of Cooking. If you enjoy cookbooks and cooking– or if you have a fridge full of leftovers– you’ll want to hit that link. What a hoot!
[July 19, 2015] This was an interesting cake to watch bake. You expect a cake to come out of the oven finished. This is not what happens with this cake. “Pour topping on cake.” The topping simmered and splattered around the edges. We’d commented that according to the recipe it was a dry cake but
This is the third beef stroganoff dish we’ve made in our quest to try each of the 50+ beef stroganoff recipes in Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide. By far the best– as we suspected it would be. The recipe is from The Creative Cooking Course: A Complete Course in the Art
Mr. Big Food made an adjustment to the recipe. Rather than making individual little pies, he used a tube of Pillsbury crescent rolls spread out on a baking sheet and then rolled the whole thing up like a jelly roll. Worked out beautifully and took ever so much less time.
Another appetizer in our Football Food spread. Nicely paired with Cucumbers au Sour Creme.
This was part of our Football Food spread. It went very nicely with the Cheese Chili Corn Squares. Served it over lettuce for last night’s salad. Frugal!
A classic! Recipe for Mocha Frosting here.
Given the recent weather, you may have forgotten that The New England Invitational is coming up. Need recipes for football food? Here you go. A dozen delicious and simple recipes for apps & dips.
I made the whole recipe. Fried up a couple of slices for breakfast with a spinach omelet. I imagine the leftovers will freeze well.
Marica Cooks Monday! This was quite good. By necessity, I substituted sherry for the marsala.
As has been our habit for many years, we eat Football Food on BIG GAME days. And as The New England Invitational is this coming up Sunday, we will be eating Football Food– appetizers and such eaten before, during, and after the BIG GAME. Here are some links to great Football Food recipes: Recipe: Veggie
Pear Custard Pie is a modification of the recipe below. Substitute one 15.5 oz can pear halves + one 7 oz can fruit cocktail (drained) for apples Slice pear halves into quarters I had to bake this 20 minutes longer, and at 335, for the custard to set. So keep an eye on it!
This is a reformatted repost from January 2012. For more discussion of this soup– the WINNER in our 2012 Fall & Winter Soup Contest– see here. [Update. Link doesn’t exist b/c I’ve scheduled it to repost tomorrow. So come back tomorrow for a full description of this soup– a winner!]
This recipe was first posted January 6, 2015. I’ve made it several times since, it’s that good! This bread is delicious! HONEY WHEAT BREAD Makes 2 loaves 1 package active dry yeast 1 C warm water ¼ C honey 1 Tbsp salt 2 Tbsp shortening 1 C scalded milk 3 C whole wheat flour 2-3
The idea behind an oven meal is that every dish of the meal, including dessert, cooks or bakes at the same temperature, and for the same length of time. Most of the oven meals are relatively simple– no fancy dishes. So while there is prep time to get everything ready, it’s not too bad. Oven
I don’t know what the weather’s like where you are, but it’s danged cold here– 42º but feels like 37º. Nothing warms one up on a frigid day such as this quite like a nice hot cup of tea. What follows are a handful of tea recipes collected from Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual.