Pot Of Beans

These beans are delicious served over cornbread. 1 pound pinto beans1/2 pound black beans1/2 pound red beans6 cups chopped onions2 teaspoons dried epazote or    2 tablespoons fresh epazote, chopped3 strips bacon, diced large2 cubes chicken bouillon2 teaspoons pepper3 tablespoons chili powder1 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 whole [...]

Smoked Tomato Butter

1 large vine-ripened tomato1 cup salted tomato juice1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, room temperature1 tablespoon cream, optional Prepare grill or smoker according to instructions for smoking small quantities. Smoke tomato (over indirect heat if using grill) until somewhat darkened and shriveled. This can take anywhere from 20 [...]


Since you probably don’t have a churn handy (and if you do, you probably already know how to make butter), this is a recipe for making butter in your blender. Take a quart of fresh cream (or, if you don’t happen to have a dairy cow, buy a quart of heavy whipping cream from the store) and let it sit at room [...]


Spicy Three-cheese Spread

6 ounces aged Swiss or Gruyere cheese, at room temperature6 ounces sharp orange Cheddar cheese, at room temperature4 ounces mild creamy blue cheese, such as Maytag, at room temperature6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature1/3 cup young tawny port4 teaspoons Dijon mustard3/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauceSalt and freshly ground [...]


Lemon Maple Butter

Source: Posted by Leslie August 18, 2000 (old board) I spread this mixture on some homemade buttermilk biscuits I made for brunch this morning. My family has mixed tastes when it comes to biscuits. Both my daughter and I love them no matter what kind of recipe is used. My wife and son, on the other hand, could take them or leave them. [...]


Creamy Green Onion Spread

This spread is very yummy and very delicious with a great flavor. This is another appetizer which I made for the wedding. The addition of dry ranch dressing just brings out the flavor of this spread. You can serve it with crackers or any bread of your choice. I always serve it with toasted crusty French baguette slices. 8 ounces softened [...]


Antipasto Spread

Source: Southern Living 1981 Annual Recipes 2 (4 ounce) cans mushroom stems and pieces,    drained and finely chopped1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and finely chopped1 (10 ounce) jar pimiento-stuffed olives, drained and finely chopped1 (6 ounce) can ripe olives drained and finely chopped1/4 cup chopped green [...]


Herman Good Samaritan Coffeecake

Source: Recipe by Gloria Pitzer 1 cup starter1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder3 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 cup buttermilk1/4 pound margarine, melted1/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon orange extract1/2 teaspoon baking soda1 cup granulated sugar2 cups flour1/4 teaspoon nutmeg1 cup chopped walnuts or 1 cup flour-dusted raisins Beat all [...]


Herman Coffeecake

2 cups Herman starter2 eggs2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoon baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon1 cup granulated sugar2/3 cup vegetable oil1/2 teaspoon salt1 to 2 cups any dried, canned, frozen or fresh fruitCinnamon ToppingBrown Sugar Glaze Stir together Herman starter, eggs, flour, soda, baking powder, [...]



Sponge2 cups sourdough starter1 cup bread flour Dough1/2 cup milk1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon caraway seeds3 tablespoons brown sugar1 tablespoon butter1 tablespoon vital wheat gluten2 cups rye flourWater as needed Knead the sponge ingredients for 5 minutes; allow to sit for 8 hours or longer. Add the dough ingredients and select the [...]


Sourdough Sopapillas

1 cup sourdough starter 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2 tablespoons shorteningCooking oil for frying Measure starter into a large bowl. Mix dry ingredients together. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles cornmeal. Add starter mixture to dry ingredients. Stir quickly with a fork to moisten dry [...]


Sourdough Fruit Cake

This recipe is an adaptation of an old Russian-American Fruit Cake recipe from Alaska. 1 1/2 cups raisins 1 1/2 cups currants 3 cups mixed candied fruits and peels 1 cup hard cider or California sherry, Muscatel or Port or brandy 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2/3 cup shortening 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon [...]


Sourdough Sticky Buns

Source: King Arthur Flour Serving size: 8 The Sponge1 cup sourdough starter1/2 cup milk2 tablespoons vegetable oil2 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup granulated sugar The Dough1 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda The Filling8 tablespoons butter, room temperature3/4 to 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar1 teaspoon [...]


Sourdough Applesauce Cake

1 cup sourdough starter1/4 cup dry skim milk 1 cup unbleached flour1 cup applesauce1/2 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup brown sugar1/2 cup butter or margarine1 large egg, well beaten2 teaspoons baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon cloves2 teaspoons baking soda Mix together the [...]


Herman Biscuits And Raisin Bread

Source: Gloria Pitzer Copycat Cookbook 1 cup starter3 tablespoona oil1 cup flour1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 tsp salt Combine the ingredients using a large serving-type spoon. When smooth, dip the spoon (just to coat) in flour and knead the dough in the bowl with the back of the spoon till it’s no longer sticky. Then flour your [...]


Herman Applesauce Spice Cake

Source: Gloria Pitzer Copycat Cookbook 1 cup Herman1 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup oil2 tablespoons butter1 large egg1/2 cup applesauce1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon mace1/4 teaspoon nutmeg1/4 teaspoon allspice Exactly as [...]