Shaping bread for buns

d.ann asked: How do you get it into the correct shape for hamburger and hot dog buns? I can pretty much figure out the hamburger part, but what about the hot dog? I know the answer is probably so simple I’ll want to smack myself, but I just can’t figure it out. Can you enlighten …

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One Hour Basic White Bread

One Hour Basic White Bread

Many years ago I was given a bread machine, and that had a basic bread recipe it it in the manual. That was my first foray into making bread. Since then, I’ve taken that recipe and tweaked it, and made it my own. For starters, here’s the bare bones recipe, if you have basic bread-making …

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Too cool!

Did you know you can use a mason jar for your blender jar? I found this link this morning while I was browsing Prairie Homemaker. Then I had to run to the kitchen to see if my blender really did work with a mason jar, and sure enough, it does! How cool is that?

Chocolate Coffee

I believe this recipe was orignally credited to Rachel Ray. I found it on the Prarie Homemaker message board. ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ Chocolate Coffee Equal parts coffee grounds and baking cocoa 1/2 to 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla Measure coffee grounds as usual, but add the same amount baking cocoa …

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Chicken and Dumplings

Please Pass the Chicken and Dumplings (from Elizabeth Walden) 1 pack chicken Broth: 2 cans cream of chicken soup 3 Tbs flour 1 tsp salt 1/8 tsp paprika pinch sage pepper to taste 1/2 cup milk Dumplings: 1 1/3 cup flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup milk Simmer chicken in water …

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Yummy breakfast food!

Overnight Oats with Fruit Ok, so I don’t feel like designing a whole new webpage just to put this incredible recipe on my website! I found it in the August 05 Better Homes and Gardens Magazine. It is INCREDIBLE! ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ Overnight Oats with Fruit Prep: 15 min …

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