Cocoa Apple Muffins

These muffins are very moist and chewy. Preheat oven at 350°F 1 1/4 cup flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup wheat germ 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tps cinnamon 1 cup chocolate chips (optional) Mix all ingredient together in a bowl 1/4 cup melted margarine or oil 1/3 cup cocoa…

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Orange Cookies

I found this recipe one day in the local newspaper. I tested it and it was a success with everybody. Summer 2003: I tried the recipe with a lemon rather than an orange and it was just as tasty. Just substitute lemon for the orange ingredients. 1 cup sugar 1…

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Equivalents for Cooking

I have discovered that my recipes are not that easy to use outside of North America so here is a chart for converting ounces into grams from the  www.joyofbaking.com website. Ounces into Grams ounces multiplied by 28.35 = grams pounds multiplied by 0.454 = kilograms U.S. Measurements (Weight) (ounces) Metric Measurements (Weight)…

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Soft Pretzels Recipe

January 13/2006 My daughter kept on begging me to buy the soft pretzels she sees in the Mall. Sure, they taste great, but they also cost a lot. So I set out to search the Internet for a recipe that I could make at home. I collected about half a…

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Pizza/Pita

I use the same dough to make pizza and pitas. I found the recipe a long time ago in a magazine. Dough 1 cup water heat in microwave for 1 minute. 1 tsp salt 1 TBSP sugar 1 TBSP dry yeast 1 TBSP oil Place salt, sugar, yeast and oil…

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Brownies

These brownies taste almost like fudge. Preheat oven to 375°F 8 oz semisweet chocolate 1/2 cup unsalted butter or margarine Place ingredients in a microsafe bowl Microwave at MEDIUM power for 3 mintues. Remove and stir until chocolate is blended with the butter. 1 tsp instant coffee (optional) Add to…

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Pancakes (milk & egg-free)

When my kids were younger they had allergies to all kinds of things and I had to look for alternative recipes. This is one of them. I still use it as the pancakes are very tasty and easy to make. I never liked the bought mixes. Recipe is for 4…

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Matzo Balls

One of my family’s favorite meals are chicken soup with Matzo Balls. As my family loves the matzo balls I usually make 1½ times the amount of the recipe. 2 eggs ½ cup chicken soup 1/3 cup oil ½ tsp salt pepper to taste mix all ingredients well. I use…

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Chicken Soup

My chicken soup is more like a stew. It is a meal in itself. Chicken soup tastes best the second day. 8 cups water or more 2 carrots, sliced 1 celery stick, chopped ½ cup rice salt and pepper as needed 1 bayleaf 1 clove stuck into the bayleaf chicken…

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The Bent’s Caesar Salad Dressing

This salad dressing is almost like mayonnaise. The recipe is from my daughter’s friends. 1 clove garlic 1 egg put in blender and mix together 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce add to blender and mix together 3/4 cup olive oil…

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