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Monday, April 26, 2010

Breadsticks

Breadsticks

An easy, quick way to add baked bread to a meal.

  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup water. Add remaining ingredients and rest of water and mix well. Let rest 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 375 F. Pour 1/4 cup butter into pan, stretch dough to fit and cover with remaining butter. Season to taste, cut into strips, and let rest for 15 minutes. Bake for 12 minutes.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Bannock Bread

Bannock Bread

Simple breads are my weakness. Bannock bread exemplifies the essence of my enjoyment of simple cooking. It represents independence, self-reliance, and survival skills. Healthy and easy to prepare...you can't beat it!

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup water

Mix dry stuff. Cut in shortening. Add water, knead 15 minutes. Grease skillet, press dough into skillet, cook 10 minutes over low heat, turn. Cook 10 more minutes.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Banana-Nut Muffins

Banana-Nut Muffins

Simple, basic, and a good way to use up that last banana that no one wants to eat!

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup banana (mashed)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (chopped)

Mix, bake in greased pan 15 minutes at 400 F.