Fresh Strawberry Pie

Written by Chacha on Jul 21st, 2012 in Cream, Desserts, Pies, Recipe, Strawberry | No Comments

Servings: 8 Ingredients Crust: 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons cold butter 1/3 cup vegetable shortening 3 tablespoons ice-cold water Filling: 1/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 cup cold water 1 small package strawberry gelatin 1tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 pounds fresh strawberries Freshly whipped cream, for garnish Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees […]

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Strawberry-Blueberry-Banana Nut Bread

Written by Chacha on Jul 6th, 2012 in Baking, Banana, Blueberry, Breads, Breakfast - Brunch, Nuts, Recipe, Strawberry | No Comments

Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus 2 teaspoons more Pinch ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon salt 2 overripe bananas 2 large eggs, at room temperature 3 tablespoons of buttermilk 1 lemon, zested 1 cup strawberries, sliced 1/2 pint […]

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Banana Nut Bread

Written by Chacha on Jul 6th, 2012 in Baking, Banana, Breads, Breakfast - Brunch, Nuts, Recipe | No Comments

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus 2 teaspoons more 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup walnuts or pecans, broken into big chunks 4 large overripe bananas 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 tablespoon orange zest Cream cheese, […]

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Strawberry Bread with Coconut

Written by Chacha on Jul 6th, 2012 in Baking, Breads, Breakfast - Brunch, Coconut, Nuts, Recipe, Strawberry | No Comments

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 tablespoons of water 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries 3/4 cup shredded, sweetened coconut 1 cup walnuts or pecans, broken into big chunks 1 tbsp. finely […]

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Kugelis

Written by Chacha on Jun 6th, 2012 in Breakfast - Brunch, Casserole, Potatoes, Recipe, Side Dishes | No Comments

Ingredients 5 lb. red or Yukon gold potatoes 6 slices thick cut bacon 1 medium onion 7 eggs, beaten 1-12 oz. can evaporated milk 1 tbsp. salt, or more to taste 1 tsp. freshly ground pepper Sour cream, for serving Directions Cook bacon until crispy. Set aside to cool and let the bacon fat cool as well. When bacon is […]

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Breakfast Layers

Written by Chacha on May 23rd, 2012 in Bacon, Breakfast - Brunch, Casserole, Cheese, Eggs, Potatoes, Recipe, Sour Cream | No Comments

Ingredients 2-22.5 oz. pkg. frozen hash brown patties 10 eggs 1/2 c milk 10 to 12 slices bacon or leftover ham or browned sausage 1 1/2 c sour cream 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 cup freshly shredded Cheddar cheese Directions Preheat oven to  350 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 13 casserole pan and set aside. Cook potatoes according to package directions. […]

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Artichoke Quiche

Written by Chacha on May 23rd, 2012 in Appetizer, Artichoke, Breakfast - Brunch, Cheese, Meatless Main Dish, Quiche, Recipe | No Comments

Ingredients 1 9-inch pie plate lined with an unbaked pie crust, (preferably homemade) 1 box frozen artichoke hearts, defrosted and drained or 2 cans artichoke hearts, well drained and quartered 1 lb. mozzarella cheese, shredded 5 eggs Dash freshly grated parmesan cheese Dash freshly ground black pepper Dash garlic salt Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine all ingredients and […]

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