Category Archives: cookery

Variations on Baked Oatmeal

I have shared the hearty and very nutritious gingerbread version here. her are some variations:   Raisin Cookie Oatmeal Beat four eggs, set aside. in a bowl combine 6 cups of oats, 1 – 2 cups brown sugar (or a combo of brown sugar and molasses or maple syrup, but add the liquids later, with […]

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Hill-Billy Tuna Melt Chip Dip

Microwave about half of a 15 oz jar of cheese dip Add in a can of tuna, a generous dollop of ranch dressing and a healthy spoonful of pickle relish. Add some mustard, minced onion or diced green onions if desired.  Garlic is the Little Black Dress of the snack world. Dip your chips straight […]

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3 Ingredient Brownies

    This one is super easy, too, and it is a huge hit with chocolate lovers. I have a couple of young friends here who are my regular guinea pigs and the tell me this is the best of the best of all my dessert efforts. Funny that it is also the easiest. Ingredients: […]

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Acorn Jelly

I shocked my Korean friends when I told them we have oak and mulberry trees on our property and the acorns and mulberries mostly just rot on the ground because nobody eats acorns and the only people who eat mulberries are the kids who go out in the summer and gets sweaty and all stained […]

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Toaster Oven Mini-Cakes

Original ingredients and directions: TOASTER OVEN SNACK CAKE 1 cup flour pinch salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup milk 2-3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla or lemon extract Preheat oven to 350°F. On a sheet of wax or parchment paper, sift together flour, salt and baking powder (or whisk […]

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