Category Archives: dairy

chocolate banana shake

Milkshake The Cherub and I made the chocolate banana shake together- it comes from Pretend Soup by Mollie Katzen, but we increased the proportions and fiddled it a bit. The original recipe: 1 cup of milk in the blender (nasty surprise, Mollie says it tastes like it’s made ice-cream even with lowfat milk.  We used […]

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Please ignore my dirty oven.Thank-you. Yogurtcombine in a large bowl3 cups powdered milk6 cups very,very hot water (I used the water from tea-ready hot-water spout) Stir well.  Add 1 2/3 cup of pasteurized milk* Stir well. Remove a cup of milk from the bowl and whisk into that cup 1/2 cup of plain yogurt with […]

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Tortilla Soup

This Tortilla Soup is amazing, I am sure.  Magnificent.  We didn’t have some of the more special ingredients, we just used plain old mild green chiles and Fiesta Chile Powder.  Here’s what it Looked like with and without the tortillas: Share this recipe: Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Pin it on pinterest Tweet […]

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Wisconsin Cheese Soup

What do you do when on Thursday, you daughter calls to tell you Muenster cheese is on sale for 3.00 a pound at her grocery store?  You tell her to buy five pounds. What do you do when her mother-in-law calls you the next day and tells you that several large blocks of cheese are […]

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Spinach Lasagna

This lasagna recipe was a big hit with my family. For years it was what some of them requested as a birthday meal. They didn’t even know lasagna could be made with meat until the oldest was around 13 years old!I love it because you don’t cook the noodles. YOu can also make it ahead, […]

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Welsh Rarebit

(many small children call this Welsh Rabbits, and one wonders if they think Welsh Rabbits are, like the moon, made of cheese) Grate one pint of cheese [about two cups]; sprinkle on it half a teaspoonful of mustard, one-fourth of a teaspoonful of salt, and a speck of cayenne. Heap this on slices of buttered […]

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Campfire Fondue

Leftover filling from your stuffed Onions can be added to:Campfire fondue: 2 cups shredded cheddar or swiss cheese2 T. flour1/4 t. paprika1 can cream of celery soup (or make your own ‘cream’ soup concentrate)1/2 cup beer, white wine, white grape juice or water Toss together cheese, flour and paprika. Combine soup and liquid of choice.Heat. […]

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Maple Custard

Maple Custard, from Frugal Gourmet Cooks American This recipe was amazing, especially since it first seemed it hadn’t turned out (it didn’t set quite as firm as I expected). It’s so easy, too! Combine two cups of milk, 3 eggs, and 1/2 cup of real maple syrup (I used grade B), along with a pinch […]

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