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Creamed Peas

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • Maybe add baby onions

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Directions

1. In a medium saucepan, combine peas, water, and salt. Bring to a boil, then stir in butter.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together cream, flour, and sugar. Stir mixture into peas. Cook over medium-high heat until thick and bubbly, about 5 minutes.

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Cranberry Hootycreeks (Holiday Gift)

Goodies in a jar.  Good for gift giving.

Ingredients

  • 5/8 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
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Directions
  1. Layer the ingredients in a 1 quart or 1 liter jar, in the order listed.
  2. Attach a tag with the following instructions: Cranberry Hootycreeks 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment paper. 2. In a medium bowl, beat together 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon of vanilla until fluffy. Add the entire jar of ingredients, and mix together by hand until well blended. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets. 3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges start to brown. Cool on baking sheets, or remove to cool on wire racks.

Basic Brown Gravy

Making your own brown gravy recipe is about the same amount of work as using a packaged gravy mix.  But, the taste of this gravy recipe is so superior to those artificially flavored packets; you’ll never want to use them again!

Makes 8 Portions of Brown Gravy


Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 quart cold beef broth (as high-quality as possible!)
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Preparation:

  1. In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat.
  2. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes, until the mixture is golden-brown and smells like cooked pie crust.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Whisk in a cup of the cold beef broth, and then add the rest of the ingredients, except the salt and pepper.
  5. Bring to a simmer, whisking, and then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Taste, and season with salt and pepper.

Banana Nut Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup shortening/butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts/nuts

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Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2. Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in bananas, buttermilk, and vanilla. Mix in flour, baking powder, and soda. Stir in nuts if desired. Pour batter into two greased 9×5 inch pans.

3. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.


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