Author Archives: Headmistress, zookeeper

Rice and Kale Gratin

Rice and Kale Gratin, original recipe from The Vegetarian Times, our adaptation below: Optional step for non-vegetarians: If you do NOT want a vegetarian version, then fry about a cup of bacon (we buy ours in bulk, snip it up, and store it in small ziplock bags in the freezer, so I don’t know how […]

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Oatmeal Bread

I just made a batch of this, and I shaped it into loaves, rolls, hedgehogs, and a little dinosaur.  I am loading pictures of them onto the FB account right now. I tripled it. I combined:12 cups of freshly ground whole wheat flour6 cups of sour milk3 tablespoons of molasses3 tablespoons of oil2 1/2 cups […]

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Honey Whole Wheat Bread

This is the recipe we used for whole wheat bread for several years.  it came with our Bosch Universal Kitchen Machine. 6 1/2 cups of hot water1 cup of oil (you can reduce this by half)1 cup of honey (you can reduce this by half, and I suggest you do unless you are making a […]

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Savory Pie

 Savory Vegetable Pie Note: the original recipe is nor truly vegetarian as it calls for Worcestershire sauce, but most meat-eaters would consider this a meatless meal.  However,you can add leftover meat to it.  Leftover corn beef and the cabbage and potatoes from St. Patrick’s Day would be delicious! Ingredients2 1/4 tablespoons fat (coconut oil, olive […]

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"Burp" Bread

This is a [email protected] recipe for bread: 3 3/4 c. warm water3 pkgs. dry yeast6 tbsp. sugar5 tsp. salt6 tbsp. butter2 eggs10 c. flour1 Tupperware mixing bowl (large orange) Mix water and yeast. Add everything except flour. Put 1/2 flour in, stir well. Put rest of flour in. Mix well. Put seal on bowl. Let […]

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Self Rising Flour Substitute

One cup self-rising flour: 1 cup of regular flour1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder1/8 teaspoon salt Share this recipe: Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Pin it on pinterest Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

This was four loaves of bread a few hours before I took this picture: The recipe for the raisin bread, which I will share below, came from The Wings of Life cookbook by Julie Morgan of Cabbage Town Cafe. The other recipe is for a kind of English Muffin bread you bake in a loaf […]

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Farmer’s Fry

New-Fangled Farm Fry- or low-carb farmers fry 4 slices bacon1 cup caulifowerets, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces.1 cup diced turnip, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces.1/2 cup diced onion4 eggs1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheesesalt and pepper. Use kitchen shears to snip bacon into tiny pieces- cut it up right over a frying pan. Start it cooking. […]

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Crockpot Honey Lentils

Original recipe: Crockpot Honey Lentils My Directions for the 15 year old cook:Honey LentilsPut 1 1/2 cups lentils in a colander and rinse them well. Put them in the crockpot. Add:–3 cups water–1/2 red onion, diced (use a regular onion if we don’t have red)–1 cup of broccoli slaw–1 tsp salt–1 tsp dried mustard (it’s […]

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One-Handed Quiche

Here’s a meal we ate in the car for a few weeks while going to and from Bible study This recipe for biscuits– it’s better than others because it is soft and more workable. The recipe calls for kamut flour, but we use freshly ground whole wheat flour. Line muffin tins with the biscuit dough- […]

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