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22 Mar, 2017

Simple & Delicious Homestead Donuts

These Donuts are simple and easy and lower on sugar than most. 1 cup of water 1 tblsp sugar 1 tblsp of fast acting yeast 1 beaten egg 2 – 3 cups of flour 1/3 melted or soften butter 1 tsp of vanilla 1 tblsp of vegetable or sunflower oil (don’t use corn oil) Sugar […]

14 Dec, 2016

Butter Scotch Squares ( Blondes)

1 Cup Brown sugar 1 Cup flour 1/4 Cup butter 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup of pecans or walnuts ( optional) In a heavy bottom sauce pan, heat butter and brown sugar until melted together. Remove from heat and immediately add egg and vanilla, beating   on high until well mixed. […]

14 Dec, 2016

Snow Ball Cookies

1 Cup chopped pecans 1 Cup AP flour 1/4 pound butter 1 tsp vanilla 2 TBS granulated sugar & 2 lbs Icing or powder sugar for coating. Cream butter and granulated sugar. Add vanilla and mix in flour and pecans to make a stiff dough. roll in to small marble sized cookies balls and place on […]

7 Sep, 2016

Green Tomato Salsa

Green Tomato Salsa 16 cups diced green tomato 8 Cups Diced yellow onion 1 Cup Diced jalapeno peppers  ( or hot peppers of choice) 4 Cups diced sweet red, yellow and orange peppers 4 Cups frozen  sweet corn 3 Cups chopped fresh cilantro 1-2 to 3/4 cup minced garlic 2 Cups Lime juice 1 Cup […]

27 Aug, 2016

Green Tomato Relish

Ingredients 2 Cups diced green tomato 3/4 Cup Diced red and green peppers 1 Cup diced onion 1 Cup diced celery 1/2 Cup cider vinegar 1 Cup Organic cane sugar 1&1/2 tsp celery seed 1/2 tsp dry mustard 1/4 tsp black pepper Put all diced vegetables in a bowl and toss with 1/4 cup coarse pickling […]

24 Aug, 2016

Wild Blue Berry Jam

Ingredients 1 quart/liter of wild washed blueberries 5 Cups sugar (I use organic) 2 TBS lemon juice 1 pouch liquid pectin Mash washed berries and add to heavy bottom sauce pan with lemon juice and pectin. Bring to a boil and GRADUALLY add in sugar until it boils and all sugar is dissolved. Pour hot jam […]

24 Aug, 2016

Cooked Strawberry Jam With Double Fruit Alternative!

Ingredients 3&3/4 Cups prepared and mashed strawberries 7 Cups sugar 1/4 Cup lemon juice 1/2 tsp butter (optional) For Double Fruit Jam! Use same amount of sugar but double the fuit and pectin! Prepare the same way! In a heavy bottom sauce pan. place strawberries, lemon juice and sugar. Bring to a boil , stirring […]

21 Aug, 2016

MrsVolfies Calico Pickles

       Ingredients 4 Cobs for fresh sweet corn 6 Cups brocoli florets 4 Large sweet red peppers 3 Hot banana peppers 3 Cups fresh green beans ( ends trimmed off) 6 Medium sized carrots 4 Medium to large onions 6 Cups water 6 Cups cider vinegar 2 Cups raw cane or organic sugar […]

21 Aug, 2016

Cauliflower Mustard Curry Pickles

Ingredients 8 Cups cauliflower florets ( bite sized) 2 Large quartered onions 5 Tbs pickling salt 4 Cups cider vinegar 2 Cups water 2 Cups raw Cane sugar ( or organic sugar) 6 TBS mustard powder 4 tsp curry powder 4 TBS starch powder 1 tsp celery seed Put cauliflower florets and quartered onions in […]

15 Aug, 2016

MrsVolfies Garlic Dill Pickles

MrsVolfies Garlic Dill Pickles Ingredients Enough Pickling cucumbers to tightly fill 5 one Quart jars 3 quarts water 1&½ quarts cider vinegar ⅓ Cup coarse pickling salt 10-15 cloves of peeled garlic 5-10 large heads of fresh dill 1 tsp powdered alum ( OPTIONAL) Wash and gently scrub pickling cucumbers. Place in a non reactive […]

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