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Marshmallow Chicks

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Marshmallow Chicks are a delicious homemade version of Marshmallow Peeps! Peeps are an Easter classic, but sometimes their enjoyment is more nostalgic than taste-based. These homemade Marshmallow Chicks retain the charming shape of the original, but these soft, fresh vanilla-scented marshmallows taste much better. 3 cups sugar, divided use Yellow food coloring 9 tablespoons water, […]

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package confectioners’ sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup butter 1 tablespoon milk 8 (1 ounce) squares semi-sweet chocolate 1 tablespoon shortening Directions In a mixing bowl, combine confectioners’ sugar, peanut butter, butter and milk (if needed for moisture) until blended. Shape mixture into two 1/2 pound eggs or make […]

Peanut Butter Bread

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup quick-cooking oats 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup chunky peanut butter 1 egg 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a bowl, combine the flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in the peanut butter until crumbly. Combine […]

Banana Oat Pancakes

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

1 1/4 c. flour4 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. cinnamon4 sm. ripe bananas, mashed2 lg. eggs1/3 c. sugar1/2 c. oil1 c. quick cooking oats1/2 c. nuts, chopped Grease and flour an 8 x 4 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pan. Mix flour and baking powder, salt and cinnamon together. In a bowl, mix oil, […]

Granny’s Oatmeal Bread

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Ingredients 2 cups rolled oats 2 cups boiling water 1 cup scalded whole milk 1 tablespoon olive oil 2/3 cup molasses 1/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon active dry yeast 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon salt Directions In a large bowl pour the boiling water over the rolled oats. Add the scalded milk and stir. Pour in […]

Cheesy Quinoa Pilaf with Spinach

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

This creamy pilaf incorporates the fluffy, nutty-flavored grain, quinoa, with a decadent and delicious goat cheese gouda. This has an amazing flavor and texture. Try serving with steamed salmon. I think this would work well with pine nuts as well as a variety of other cheeses. Try regular goat, Parmesan, blue, etc. Ingredients 1/4 cup […]

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

  Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa 1 pinch salt 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 tomatoes, diced 1 cucumber, diced 2 bunches green onions, diced 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped 3 TBS chopped mint Directions In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Add quinoa and […]