Tuesday, August 21, 2012

I have been Canning, Drying & Recipes

 It's cooler today, really nice :). Great time to do canning.

Just found out yesterday that I have to have surgery on my left foot; a cyst that has hurt for over a year has to come out. Ack

Dried carrot tops, beets greens, savory, rosemary, lemon balm, lemon verbena, sage, lavender, tarragon, oregano

 Finger Puppets


Applesauce bread
Makes 4 loaves bake 350 deg. 50 to 60 minutes
3 c. applesauce
3 c. oatmeal
1 ¼ c. margarine or butter
1 ½ c. sugar or 2 c. honey
4 eggs
2 ½ c. whole wheat flour
2 ½ c. white flour
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tab. cinnamon
½ tsp. cloves

After poured in pans run a sharp knife down the center of the loaves. Bake, then cool 10 minutes then turn out of pans.

Fake Pecan Pie (Depression era)  
2 eggs 
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup dark Karo syrup
¾ cup oats
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup butter melted
1-teaspoon vanilla
1 unbaked pie shell.
Beat eggs well, add remaining ingredients, fold in oats last.  Pour in pie shell and bake, 350 for 30 to 35 minutes.

 Acorn squash with apples
3  acorn squash
½ c. water
1/3 tsp. salt
3 tart apples
6 tab. brown sugar
¼ tsp. nutmeg
Cut squash in half, remove the seeds and clean. Put them cut side down in a greased cake pan or baking dish, add water. Bake 350 deg. 10 minutes, turn them. Peel and core the apples cut up mix with spices and fill squash with the apples and spices. Pour another ½ c. water in the pan bake 30 minutes.

1 comment:

  1. You could have your surgery at Tristate- help keep Seth is business. Good luck and wishing you a speedy recovery!


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