Pumpkin Cookies

A friend of mine on Facebook sent me a recipe for Pumpkin Cookies. I thought they sounded good, but made a few changes when I made them. Here’s the recipe the way I made it: I used regular all-purpose flour tonight, but next time will probably make them with at least half wheat flour. They …

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Pumpkin spice scones

Pumpkin Spice Scones

  We had pumpkin spice scones as part of dinner last night. I’d never made scones before, but definitely will again. They were absolutely delicious!  

Iced coffee recipe

The other day, Mommyof8blessings asked if I’d share the recipe for my iced coffee. Unfortunately, I usually just dump things into the glass and eyeball it. Here’s what I use though: 1-2 packets sweetener (I prefer Splenda) generous splash of liquid French vanilla coffee creamer equal parts coffee and milk to fill the glass handful …

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Cheddar Parmesan Herb Bread

Cheddar Parmesan Herb Bread

Cheddar Parmesan Herb bread 9 oz warm water2 Tbs oil2 Tbs sugar1 tsp salt3 cups all-purpose flour1 Tbs yeast (or 1 packet – I use bulk) 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 Tbs dipping spices Put first six ingredients in your bread machine in the order listed. Allow machine to run …

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Dill pickle recipe

A few people have asked if I’d share my dill pickle recipe. This is the recipe my grandmother used for years, and she recently told me it’s the recipe her grandmother always used to use. She said she liked it because the ingredients are per jar – making it really easy to make pickles as …

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We are absolutely loving yogurt around here lately. Well, we always love it, but it’s been a long time since I’ve made any. With the diet changes we started implementing this week, I decided that having plain yogurt in the house was a good idea again. The recipe I followed is at A Year of …

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Bread machine wheat bread

Today I needed bread for tonight’s French toast, so I threw the ingredients into the bread machine to mix. I baked it in the oven instead of the bread machine, but was thrilled with the results. It was so light and fluffy – not something I’m used to with this much wheat flour in it. …

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Baking Powder Biscuits

Baking Powder Biscuits 2 cups flour 2 Tbs. sugar 3 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1/2 cup shortening 3/4 cup milk Combine dry ingredients in medium bowl. Cut in shortening until crumbs are the size of small peas; do not overmix. Gradually add milk. Stir until dough leaves sides of bowl. Turn dough onto …

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Instant biscuits

Why is it that when I go to do a search for a biscuit recipe, all the recipes call for Bisquick? I’m typing up our biscuit recipe for somebody, and was having some issues typing the instructions (I’ll post it here when I’m done). Our recipe right now is just a list of ingredients, a …

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