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Archive for July 2009

Cheese Making

I’m really getting frustrated. I’ve been to countless stores (okay, I guess I *could* count them) and I can’t find rennet anywhere. Dang if The Original White House Cookbook 1887 Edition that I got at a garage sale for a buck doesn’t have a whole section on making cheese (as well as lots of other…

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Super Sandwich Rolls

Valerie’s Super Sandwich Rolls – Serves 12 9 oz beer3 tbsp powdered milk1/4 cup potato flakes, instant1-1/2 tbsp shortening1-1/2 tsp salt1-1/2 tbsp sugar3 cups bread flour2 tsp Yeast, Active Dry* Put ingredients in bread machine in order listed. Set machine for 1-1/2 lb, dough setting. Start. When the dough is ready, take it out of…

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Raisin Bran Muffins

It just wouldn’t have been right not to share this wonderful recipe after mentioning it my previous post. The beauty of this is that you can keep the batter in the fridge for up to a month after mixing and just make as many muffins as you need. 1 15-oz box raisin bran cereal (about…

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Boiling Hamburger to Save Time in the Kitchen

I boil most of the hamburger I buy (some I make into meat loaves & meat balls). I usually buy it on a loss-leader sale when it’s about a buck a pound, and can boil 10 pounds at once in my largest stock pot. Not only do you get the finer texture, you also cook…

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