Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry Prep time: 25 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 40 mins This chicken and veggie stir-fry satisfies even the biggest craving for takeout. It’s also really easy and quick to make. This stir fry is packed with broccoli, asparagus and plenty of juicy chicken. You can use light…

Sourdough Rye Baguettes

1 cup sourdough starter, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups rye flour 1 1/4 cups warm water 1 (2 1/4 teaspoon) packet active dry yeast 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons caraway seeds Directions: 1 Combine starter,…

Enchiladas (Joyce’s recipe)

Sauce 1/2 cup oil 4 tbs flour 2 cups water 1 tbs chili powder 1 8oz can tomato sauce Dash oregano, onion salt, garlic salt 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese Heat oil in sauce pan. Add flour. Dissolve chili powder in water and add to flour and oil. Add tomato sauce and spices. Add cheese….

Dinner Rolls

INGREDIENTS   1/4 cup warm water (115 degrees) 2 packets (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast 1 1/2 cups warm whole milk (115 degrees) 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for bowl and pans 1/4 cup sugar 2 1/4 teaspoons salt 3 large eggs 6 to 6 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and…

Black Bean Burgers

So this is by no means a substitute for a good beef hamburger, but not a bad sandwich for Meatless Mondays. Ingredients1/2 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped1 tablespoon chopped garlic2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained, divided2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro leaves2 teaspoons freshly chopped parsley leaves1 egg1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes1/2 cup bread…

Ranch Dressing

I don’t follow recipes very well and this one is no exception. I use this as a general “ingredients” list and basically add stuff and mix until it tastes right. But this recipe is a good idea of what needs to be in it. INGREDIENTS 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon lemon juice…

Enchilada Sauce

Makes about 2 cups 2 cups low sodium chicken broth 4 tsp. Gebhardt Chile Powder, or use 4Tbsp if you like it hot! I also use generic bulk powder. 1 tsp. ground cumin 2 tsp. garlic powder 3/4 tsp. salt 1 pinch ground cinnamon (less than 1/16 tsp.) a little less than 1/2 tsp. sugar…

Nutrition facts calculator

link here Here is a recipe calculator to use to find out nutrition information for specific recipes. I can take a while to enter so I don’t do it a lot but it can be helpful when making up a recipe and wanting specific results.

Bagels

Ingredients 2 cups warm water, about 110 degrees F 2 (1/4-ounce) packets active dry yeast 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, plus 1 tablespoon 5 to 6 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal Optional Toppings: 1/2 cup lightly toasted chopped onions (2 teaspoons each) 2 tablespoons poppy seeds (about…

Vegetarian Chili

Ingredients 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onions 1 cup chopped red bell peppers 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 to 3 serrano peppers, stemmed, seeded, and minced, depending upon taste 1 medium zucchini, stem ends trimmed and cut into small dice 2 cups fresh corn kernels (about 3 ears) 1 1/2 pounds…

Vodka cream sauce

Really easy and you can omit vodka and it tastes just fine. I use fat free half and half instead of cream to cut down on calories and fat. Great with grilled veggies and or chicken. Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, once around the pan in a slow stream 1 tablespoon butter 2 cloves…