Monthly Archives: December 2014

Traditional Honey Cake

Ingredients 3 eggs 1 C sugar 1 lb. honey 4 C sifted flour 4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp allspice 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp ground cloves 2 C cold coffee 1/4 lb. raisins 2 oz sliced almonds Method Beat eggs till light. Add sugar…

Brisket

Ingredients 4 lb. brisket 2 large onions, roughly chopped 1 clove garlic 1/2 C water 2 bay leaves salt and pepper ot taste Method Place brisket in a covered dutch oven with the water, onion, garlic and seasonings. Bake for 3-3 1/2 hours.

Honey Cake

Ingredients 2 eggs 1 C honey 2 1/2 C unsifted flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 C vinegar 1 C strong cold tea 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 C oil 1/2 C raisins 1/2 C chopped nuts (optional) In a mixing bowl blend eggs, sugar, oil and honey. Combine the flour, baking…

Amazing Coconut Pie

Ingredients 2 C milk 3/4 C sugar 1/2 C biscuit mix 4 eggs 1/4 C butter at room temperature 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 1/3 C coconut Method Preheat oven to 350F.  Combine milk, sugar, biscuit mix, eggs and vanilla.  Mix for 3 minutes.  Pour mix into a greased pie place (or 8×8 pyrex dish).…

Zippy Beets

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds golden or red beets, trimmed and halved horizontally 1 1/4 cups water Salt and pepper 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1 tablespoon packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest Method 1. Place beets, cut side down, in single layer in large sauté pan or Dutch oven. Add water and ¼…

Spaghetti Squash Salad #1

Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash (about 3 lbs) , baked, seeded and shredded 1/2 lb good ripe cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced in half 4 oz goat’s milk feta, crumbled Good quality extra-virgin olive oil Juice of one lemon 1 tsp dijon mustard Salt and pepper Method Preheat oven to 350. Cut the squash in half and…