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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

candy #3

Butterscotch Caramels

3 cups brown sugar
1/4 lb butter
1 teaspoon lemon juice or vanilla
1/2 cup water

combine ingrediants except flavoring in a heavy saucepan. Place over low heat and stir until sugar is dissolved.

Increase heat and stir constantly.

Cook until candy forms a firm ball when dropped into cold water. (246 degrees). add flavoring and pour into flat greased pan. cool slightly and make into 1 inch squares.

Friday, January 22, 2010

dessert #5

Maple Apples

6 tart apples
1 cup maple syrup
1 1/2 cups water

Wash, pare, and core apples. Leave whole. Combine water and syrup and bring to a boil. Add apples and simmer until tender. Turn frequentlyu to insure even cooking. When apples are done, remove from pan and continue to cook syrup until thickened. Pour syrup over apples. Serve warm or cold with cream or ice cream.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Soup #7

Cheesy Broccoli soup

1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tbsp butter
1 1/2 cup milk
3/4 pound velveeta cheese cubed
1 (10 ounces) frozen broccoli
dash of pepper

In a 2 quart sauce pan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add remaining ingrediets, stir over low heat until cheese spread is melted and mixture is hot. Top each searving with toasted almonds, if desired. Makes almost 5 servings.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Soup #6

Chili - one of many I will probably post

1 lb hamburger
1/2 c brown sugar
2 tbsp yellow mustard
1 med onion chopped
2 14-oz cans of kidney beans
1 pint of tomato juice
1/2 ts salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 tsp chili pepper

brown first four ingredients together. add everything else and simmer for 1 hour.