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Friday, April 23, 2010

vegetable #6

Creamed potatoes

6 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 cubes
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
fresh parsley, minced
3 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk

Place pototoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat: cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile in another saucepan melt butter. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir until thickened. Drain potatoes and place in serving bowl. Add cream sauce and toss gently. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley. Yeld : 6 servings.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

pie #4

Velvety Custard Pie

4 eggs, slighly beaten
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cup milk , scalded
1 9"unbaked pie shell

Thoroughly mix eggs, sugar, salt and vanilla. slowly sir in hot milk. at once pour into unbaked pie shell. Sprinkle with nutmeg/ or cinnamon. bake at 475 degrees for 5 minutes. reduce heat to 425 degrees for 10 minutes. cool on rack.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

bread #4

Tasty Pancakes

2 eggs beaten
1 tsp soda
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
4 tablespoons butter melted
1 cup buttermilk, or sourmilk(this used to be the standard for using up old milk)
2 1/4 cup flour
2 tsp sugar

beat eggs and add milk. stir well, and add the rest of the ingredients. Avoid overmixing- they will turn out fluffier. Cook on a hot pan. enjoy.