December 4, 2002
Chocolate Cherry Crunch Cookies 2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons cocoa 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup nuts, chopped 1/2 cup 10x sugar 1 jar cherries, drained and chopped Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream sugar, butter and cocoa. Mix in eggs (one at a time, mix each egg well) and add vanilla. Put in flour and baking powder.
July 9, 2003
Batter: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 egg 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk 3 to 4 drops almond extract 2 cups sour cherries, hulled Topping: 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup butter, slightly softened 1 teaspoon cinnamon ...
June 21, 2011
Donna Litton operates Litton's Produce & Berries at the City Farmers Market on Saturdays and at Market Faire, the city's outdoor market on North Potomac Street Parking Lot on Thursdays. Litton and her husband, Charles Litton, grow produce on their farm in St. James. The Littons have seven kids, whom they homeschool. Berry cobbler 1 stick butter or margarine (see cook's note) 1/2 cup sugar 4 cups blueberries (see cook's note) 1 cup water, if using fresh berries 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup milk Heat oven to 400 degrees.Donna Litton operates Litton's Produce & Berries at the City Farmers Market on Saturdays and at Market Faire, the city's outdoor market on North Potomac Street Parking Lot on Thursdays.
October 15, 2006
Brownies 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons Dutch-processed cocoa powder 1 tablespoon warm water 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped fine 1/2 cup sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 large egg, lightly beaten Adjust an oven rack to middle position and heat oven...
January 24, 2007
Filling: 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 4 cups fruit (peaches, blueberries, cherries, blackberries or a combination; peaches and blackberries go great together. See cook's note.) 1 teaspoon lemon juice Topping: 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons cold butter 1/2 cup milk Cook's note: Fresh frozen fruit can be substituted for fresh fruit. Look for fresh frozen fruit, such as Dole's, that has no juice and no added sugar.
November 25, 2009
There are as many recipes for pound cake as there are cookbooks. This recipe is a traditional, old-fashioned version from my Aunt Marjorie. No one in our family knows if this was passed down to her, but the recipe dates back at least 75 years. It's moist, dense and decadent. Try adding a raspberry or lemon-curd sauce on the side. -- Joyce Summers Velvet pound cake 1 stick butter 1 stick margarine 1/2 cup shortening 3 cups sugar 1 cup evaporated milk 3 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoons lemon or almond extract 5 eggs Do not preheat oven.
June 28, 2006
2 3/4 cups sifted Pillsbury Softasilk cake flour (or 2 1/2 cups and 1 1/2 teaspoons sifted all-purpose flour) 1 3/4 cups sugar 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup soft Crisco shortening 3/4 cup fat-free milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cup fat-free milk 5 egg whites (2/3 cup), unbeaten Seven Minute Frosting (recipe) Generously grease and flour two 9-inch layer pans. Sift together in a bowl the cake flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
July 8, 2007
46-ounce (1 quart 14 ounces) jar whole dill pickles 1 cup sugar 2 cups water 2 packets red Kool-Aid (such as cherry flavored) Drain and discard the juice from the pickle jar. Remove the pickles from the jar and cut each one in half lengthwise. Return the pickles to the jar and set aside. In a large measuring cup, combine the sugar, water and Kool-aid. Mix until the sugar has completely dissolved. Pour enough of the liquid into the pickle jar to cover the pickles.
February 20, 2008
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons water 1 cup chicken broth 1 cup cooked chicken, diced 1/4 teaspoon salt Dash freshly ground black pepper For the dumplings: 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Dash black pepper 1/3 cup milk In a medium skillet, whisk together the water and flour until smooth. Slowly stir in the broth, then heat over medium, stirring constantly until thickened. Add the chicken, salt and pepper.