pizza dough before rolling it out

Pizza dough

Pizza dough Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 10 mins Ingredients 1 1/4 cups of water 2 cups of flour package of dry yeast (quarter ounce or 7 grams) 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 to 2 cups of flour (to your preference) Instructions H ...

chocolate cover of nanaim bars

Nanaimo bars

Nanaimo bars Ingredients First layer: 1/2 cup of butter (or margarine) 1/4 cup of white sugar 3 Tbsp cocoa 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups of graham wafer crumbs 1 cup of coconut 1/2 cup of chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts) Second la ...

illustration of squash and carrots

Squash, pumpkin soup

Squash, pumpkin soup Ingredients This soup gets nice and thick and it's a great way to use up the various fall squashes. It is somewhat inspired by the tagine. 10 units of squash and/or pumpkin 2units of onions 1 unit of olives 1 unit ...

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Rhubarb Cake

Rhubarb Cake Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 35 mins Total time: 45 mins Ingredients 1/c cup shortening (or butter) 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 beaten egg 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanila 2 cups flour 1 tsp soda 1 cup sour milk 2 cups rhuba ...

milk and vinegar to make sour milk

Sour milk

Sour milk is, actually, milk that has soured. In my experience, milk that has gone bad should be thrown away, but it hasn't always been so. My great-grandmother generation, and the generations before her, would use sour milk for baking. Before there w ...

rusty's breaky

breaky

this meal was a bit of a team effort, quvi was on the bacon and the potatoes. i did up the sausage, becky did the poaching and lisa did the browning of the cheese. wah-la my serving poached organic eggs with browned goat's cheese over slow roasted pota ...

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Tamarindus Indica

rusty brought some fresh tamarind to galiano. i have never seen it before. so tasty and fun. The fruit of the tamarind is most commonly reserved for consumption, whether raw or cooked or prepared in some other manner, according to the regional and c ...

several bruschetta on a plate

Bruschetta

Bruschetta Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 10 mins So I made the last bruschetta of the season last week. Fresh tomatoes and basil from the garden, with local garlic and then a local cheese grated on top. It was especially good be ...

pie crust

Pie Crust

Pie Crust I had a chance this weekend to make some pies with my grandma, using my grandfather's mother's recipe. The saying 'easy as pie' has always struck me as odd, because making pies has never seemed all that easy. However, the ingredients are f ...