Chanukah – Star Challah

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 | 0 comments

Allrecipes.com Hanukkah Star Challah   PREP 1 hr COOK 35 mins READY IN 2 hrs 5 mins Ingredients: Original recipe makes 1 loaf 1 cup water 2 eggs 1 1/4 teaspoons salt 3 tablespoons white sugar 3 2/3 cups bread flour 1 teaspoon active dry yeast 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, or more if desired Directions: Place 1 cup of water, eggs, salt, sugar, bread flour, and yeast into the pan of a bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select the Dough setting, and start the machine. When cycle is completed, remove dough from the machine, and set onto a...

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Chanukah – Potato Latkes

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 | 0 comments

Potato Latkes Recipe by Rachel Ingredients: Original recipe makes 10 to 12 latkes 2 cups peeled and shredded potatoes 1 tablespoon grated onion 3 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup peanut oil for frying Directions: Place the potatoes in a cheesecloth and wring, extracting as much moisture as possible. In a medium bowl stir the potatoes, onion, eggs, flour and salt together. In a large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil until hot. Place large spoonfuls of the potato mixture into the hot oil, pressing down on them to form 1/4 to...

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Facial Cleanser

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 | 0 comments

Ingredients • 1 tablespoon rose petals • 1 tablespoon yarrow leaves and flowers • 1 tablespoon calendula • 2 tablespoons oatmeal • Almond meal, cosmetic clay powder, milk powder, or other botanicals (optional) Directions 1. Rose petals will often resist breaking down, so begin by putting them into a food processor, or if you’re like me you have a coffee grinder (or two) just for herbs and resins. Pulse to break down. 2. Add the remaining ingredients and process until they are a fairly uniform consistency about the size of grains of sand. Transfer the mixture to an airtight container. 3. To...

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Dandelion, dandelions everywhere! Let’s make Jelly!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 | 0 comments

  This is an easy recipe and you’ll love the idea of sending out the kids to pick dandelion flowers! It will keep them busy for at least an hour (hehe). But, seriously – this is a good one! Gather as many dandelion flowers as you want or until you get tired of bending over. This recipe fills six 8oz mason jars. You can revamp it to fill up what you would rather use. DANDELION JELLY! 2 quarts water 1 package powdered pectin 2 tablespoons lemon juice 5 1/2 cups sugar INSTRUCTIONS The only part you want of the flower is the yellow – snip off any green, or as much as you...

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Pretty little Violets

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 | 0 comments

  Ever admire those pretty little purple flowers popping up all over in the springtime? Well, here’s an easy and sweetly tasting recipe for some Violet Jelly! Try it out and let us know what you think! Well, here’s an inspiration that I tried from a FB post – try it – easy peasy and you’ll love it!   VIOLET JELLY 1 pint violet flowers 2 tablespoons lemon juice 4 cups sugar 3 oz. liquid pectin Directions: Gather lots and lots of little violet flowers and gently press them down into your very clean mason jar. After you are sure you can’t get...

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Best Pumpkin Bread Ever!

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Just a short SHOUT OUT – to all those that grow their own (or try to) food! This past summer I had an abundance of sugar pumpkins that developed on only three or four plans. They were so cute…small, round and very pretty. Having never made my own pumpkin pies or bread I was a bit curious as to how they would turn out. Well, this week two different recipes were tried with two different sets of ingredients. The first was a conventional recipe that said it was super moist. It was! Yummmm! The second recipe called for coconut/almond flour. Ok….fail – but the birds liked...

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