Posts Tagged by mixes

Friendship Bread Starter Recipe

Years ago I had a family member hand me a plastic bag containing this beige colored goop inside it. I’m was told it was an Amish friendship bread starter. It could be used in all kinds of baked goods, tasted delicious and just needed to be “fed” once in a while. I vaguely remember that the quick bread I made from it tasted great but don’t remember what ultimately become of my little bag of dough goop. […] read more

Low Carb (Gluten Free) Bake Mix

Over the years I’ve tried making baked goods with a variety of low carb mixes. They have included items such as ground almond meal and coconut flour. Sometimes used alone and sometimes used in combination with each other. The almond based items seem to have a better texture. Using coconut flour alone requires lots of eggs which, to me, makes the muffin or cake or whatever your baking taste like a puffed omelette. Then I […] read more

Homemade Vegetable and Fruit Wash

I haven’t been able to visit the local farmers market, and probably won’t, for the next couple of weeks. I work shifts as they come available and, during the summer, this is frequently weekends and Fridays. Those are the days that everyone wants to take off so those are the days I end up working. Which means no farmer’s market for me. Since I’m not purchasing veggies there I do the next best thing. I […] read more

Homemade Quick Baking Mix and Biscuits

Bisquick baking mix has been around for quite some time. My mother used it to make pancakes, waffles, biscuits and cheeseburger pie which was a family favorite. Using this mix saved you time. All you had to do was measure out the mix, add water or milk and stir. Occasionally a recipe might call for an added egg. No matter what extras were added it was always ready to use within a minute or two. […] read more