Holiday Recipe Collection

Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake Line 10 or 11 inch spring form cake pan sparingly with lady fingers. Raspberry Glaze: Fresh or frozen raspberries 12 oz or so pushed through a sieve to seed, sweetened with powdered sugar to taste. Filling: 3    8 ounce packs of cream cheese 3    eggs 1    cup sugar 1    Tablespoon lemon juice 1    …more

Why is Flour Bleached?

Wheat isn’t white. Flour is made out of wheat. So why is flour white? First of all, all of the major flour producers, such as Pillsbury and General Mills, do make unbleached flour, which many bread makers prefer. But the vast majority of flour sold to consumers is in the form of all-purpose bleached white …more

 Posted by on 08/10/2012 Food  No Responses »
What’s the Difference Between Virgin Olive Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

We may have trouble negotiating arms reductions, but on one issue the nations of the world agree; thus, the International Olive and Olive Oil Agreement of 1986. This agreement defines the terms “virgin olive oil” and “extra virgin olive oil”. Any olive oil that wants to call itself virgin must be obtained from the fruit …more

 Posted by on 06/30/2012 Food ,  No Responses »
Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients 1   —   cup butter 1½ — cup sugar 2   —   eggs 1   —   teaspoon vanilla 2 1/8 — cups flour 1   —   teaspoon baking powder ½ —  teaspoon salt 2   —   cups quick cooking oats 1   —   cup raisins 1   —   cup coarsely chopped fresh or frozen cranberries 1   —   tablespoon grated orange peel 1   …more

Sis. Olson's Apricot JELL-O™

Ingredients 2  −  small pkgs. (or 1 large) apricot or peach JELL-O 1  −  (#2) can crushed pineapple, drained and juice reserved (also reserve 1/4 cup pineapple for garnishing) 2  −  large Bananas, sliced, (or as needed) −    Mini-Marshmallows, as needed to cover top of jello in pan Mix JELL-O™ according to directions. Add pineapple and …more

 Posted by on 02/15/2012 Food, What's Cookin'? , ,  No Responses »
Sis. Boehler's Lemon Meringue Pie

Ingredients 1         9 inch baked pie shell 1½     cups sugar 1/3       cup plus 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 ½    cups water 4         egg yolks, slightly beaten (reserve whites for meringue) 4         tbsp butter 2         tsp grated lemon peel (optional) ½    …more