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18 November, 2013

Homemade Pasta Dough

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Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe Type: Pasta Cuisine: Italian Author: LS Homemade Pasta Dough 1 1/2 pounds (665g) – 4 servings 7 ounces (200g) all-purpose flour 7 ounces (200g) coarse semolina or 14 ounces (400g) flour 4 large eggs, at room temperature Mix together the flour and semolina in the bowl of a stand mixer, or
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14 November, 2013

Simple White Sauces

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From Hillbilly Housewife: Thick white sauce: 3 Tbsp butter or margarine 4 Tbsp all purpose flour dash salt 1 cup milk or chicken broth Medium white sauce: 2 Tbsp butter or margarine 2 Tbsp all purpose flour dash salt 1 cup milk or chicken broth Thin white sauce: 1 Tbsp butter or margarine 1
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27 October, 2013

Black Bean Soup

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2 cans (15.5 oz.) Black Beans, undrained ½ cup chopped onions 1 clove garlic, minced ½ tablespoon olive oil 1 cup water 1 chicken bouillon cube (I use No Sodium Chicken Broth) ½ cup cooked diced smoked ham (optional)   Sauté onion and garlic in oil in 3-quart heavy saucepan.  Puree or mash contents of
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27 October, 2013

Cheese Grits

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Cheese grits by B. Davis 1 1/2 cups grits instant in box boil 6 cups salted water add grits slowly Cook for 5 min.  Don’t leave them until they are thick… all water gone and creamy. Add 1.5 sticks butter, 1/2 lb velveeta cheese and 1/2 sharp shredded cheddar, stir until melted. Add 3 whole
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23 October, 2013

Kolacky – Polish Christmas Cookies

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Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick = 4 ounces) butter, softened 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup all-purpose flour fruit preserves (raspberry, pineapple cherry) Directions: Beat butter and cream cheese in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Gradually add flour; beat at low speed
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