Tag: flour

Moist Banana Pumpkin Bread Recipe

THANK GOODNESS this easy, easy fruit bread recipe makes two loaves!  We ate right through the first Banana Pumpkin Bread loaf in a matter of minutes.  I kid you not. This recipe makes the moistest pumpkin bread I’ve ever eaten.  You know how some pumpkin breads need some type of frosting to help you choke […]

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Healthy Cranberry Oat Muffins

Healthy Cranberry Oat Muffins are delicious, filling and perfect for folks wanting low-fat muffin recipes.  I’ve baked up a few batches for Charlie and myself, the kids won’t touch’em.  These muffins are way too healthy for them. ;D The addition of regular rolled oats gives these muffins a heartier chew for your carbs.  And using […]

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Okra Salad Recipe

Okra salad has been around forever.  Of course, I just learned of it a few weeks ago.  First, after talking with one of my favorite local farmers.  Then a couple of days later, my good neighbor started telling me about her craving for okra salad.  They both described it the same way. “Cut up a […]

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Crispy Fried Okra Recipe

Whenever it’s fresh okra season, the first family favorite recipe I cook is crispy fried okra.  Truly fresh picked okra is tender, tender.  And when quickly fried, okra will crunch and dissolve in your mouth like popcorn. The trick to cooking good, crunchy, fried (not greasy) okra is having enough cooking oil in the pot […]

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My Family’s Favorite Blueberry Muffins

This blueberry muffins recipe is one I’ve converted from an old, old, Betty Crocker recipe. Back in the day, we absolutely loved the B.C. version, so I had to be careful to change it slowly into a oil-free, egg-free, plant-based blueberry muffins recipe.  I changed one ingredient at a time each time I made it, so […]

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VELOUTÉ SAUCE RECIPES and More

A velouté sauce is a smooth white sauce made with meat, poultry, or fish stock. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES VELOUTÉ SAUCE makes about 2 cups 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup flour 2 cups chicken or veal stock salt to taste dash of white pepper 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg Melt the butter over low heat; add flour […]

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Creamy Penne Pasta and Chikn

This creamy penne pasta and chikn was a HUGE HIT with the family, particularly my picky daughter.  After two bites, my son asked if there was enough for leftovers.  That should count for extra points, right? The picture above shows the adult dinner; topped with sliced grape tomatoes and sprinkled with red pepper flakes.  Naturally, […]

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Creamy Lemon Oat Bars

You may as well double this recipe when you make these creamy morsels of goodness. Notice that crunchy, granola crust on the bottom? See that soft, crumbly, granola topping clinging on to the lemony cream center? I’m telling you right now, double up, because these creamy lemon oat bars won’t last long. HERE’S ALL IT […]

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