Friday, September 24, 2010

Carrot Pudding by Candy

1 c sugar
1/2 c butter or mar
1 egg
1 c grated carrots
1 c grated potatoes
1 c flour
1 cup raisens
1-1/3 teas soda
1 teas cinnamon
1 teas nutmeg
1 cup nuts (if desired)
pinch of salt

cream butter and sugar. Add egg (well beaten). then add other ingredients in order given. Mix well. Steam 3 hours. Serve hot with brown sugar sauce (ice cream or cool whip is also good)
After cooled put in freezer to store if keeping for very long.

Bottle preparation. Use wide mouthed canning jars. Oil the bottles and fill only 1/2 full. The mixture expands in bottle as it is cooked. put lids and rings on bottles, don't tighten too tight. Cook for 3 hours in cold pack or with a steamer pan. fill the steamer pan with water up to the bottom of the bottles.

If you times this recipe by 4 you will end up with 6-9 quarts.

1/2 recipe for Brown Sugar Sauce
2 c brown sugar
2 c cold water
3 Tb cornstarch
1/8 lb. butter (or 4tb)
1/2 can canned milk (not sweeten condensed)
1 teas vanilla

Add ingredients bring to a full boil.
Chicken Tikka Masala by Rebecca Plotts


1T Lemon Juice

3teas Garam Masala

3/4 C. Plain Yogurt or coconut milk

3 boneless, skinless chicken breast

chick peas (optional)


1 teas Chicken Masala

1 teas Garam Masala

1/2 teas Paprika

4 cloves garlic (pressed)

1 onion

1 (14.5 oz) can Diced tomatoes, or 1 can salt free tomato paste with one cup water

Combine first three ingredients for the marinade in a glass or plastic bowl. Cut up chicken and mix together with first three ingredients. Refrigerate overnight if possible or at least 6 hours.

Dice and saute onion until tender. Add diced tomatoes and continue cooking. combine in the blender with remaining ingredients. Puree until smooth. If using tomato paste, saute onions then put them in the blender with the remaining ingredients.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Flavored Popcorn Treats Candy Miller

Pop 1 1/2 cup dried pop corn. Spray large bowl with Pam. Place popped corn in bowl.
In sauce pan add the following ingredients:
1/4 c butter
1 c sugar
1/2 c corn syrup
pinch of salt
1tb vanilla

Bring tro a full boil. Take off heat and add food coloring and 2tsp flavoring. pour a thin stream of sauce over the popcorn making sure you cover all popcorn. then with a spoon bring up the syrup from bottom of pan to cover remaining popcorn.

Flavor suggestions:
Jello flavor: one half of a 3 oz box. add to mixture at the beginning and boil with sauce.
Watermelon was the favorite at the cooking group nite
pina colada
flavorings can be found at any cooking store even Walmart
Romanian Meatballs by Amy Anna

4-5 eggs (beaten)
2 lbs. ground beef (chicken or turkey)
2-1/2 lbs bround pork (must be pork)
parsley (handful chopped)
1 head of garlic (chopped small/med size)
Onion (2 small chopped small)
potatoes (grated 4-5 medium)
salt and pepper to taste

Make mixture, form into 2-3 inch balls. Heat 2-3 inches of oil in fry pan for frying. Fry meatball turning as needed. cook approximately 8-12 minutes till all sides are brown and inside is throughly cooked.
Zucchini Cake and Chocolate chips by Diane Chu (visitor)
Cream: 1/2 c. soft margarine
1- 3/4 c. sugar

Beat in: 2 eggs
Add: 1/2 c. oil
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c. buttermilk
Beat ingredients above well. sift and then add to first mixture:
2 1/4 c. flour
4 tb. cocoa
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves

Then add 2 cups of diced zucchini and blend well.
Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch pan and spread mixture into pan.
Sprinkle with 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 cups walnuts.
bake: 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.