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Recipe: Crockpot O’ Gold

I have been using my crockpot (slow cooker) a lot lately, since the new baby doesn’t let me get much done! I have one recipe that is my crockpot go-to meal. I threw it together one day after trying to find a way to get more cabbage into our diet. It is very simple, flexible and virtually impossible to mess up! Since it is comparable to an Irish meal and St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner I decided to...

RECIPE: Concord Grape Jam

print Concord Grape Jam Ingredients 5 lbs Concord Grapes (10 cups) 3 cups sugar 3 Tablespoons lemon juice Directions Wash and peel grapes, keep skins separate from pulp. Place grape pulp in a saucepan and cook over medium low heat for about 15 minutes. Occasionally mash with a potato masher to help break down pulp. Remove pulp from heat and press through a food mill or strainer to remove grape seeds. Boil grape pulp,...

RECIPE: Concord Grape Pie

print Concord Grape Pie Ingredients 2 – 9″ pie crusts 5 cups concord grapes 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon lemon juice a pinch of salt Directions Wash and peel grapes, keep skins separate from pulp. Place grape pulp in a saucepan and cook over medium low heat for about 15 minutes. Occasionally mash with a potato masher to help break down pulp. Remove pulp from heat and press through a food mill or...

RECIPE: Pear Butter

print Pear Butter Ingredients ¼ bushel pears ½ cup honey ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp clove ⅛ tsp allspice Directions 1. Follow steps 1-7 in How to Make Pearsauce. OR Peal and core pears and place in crock pot on low with 1 cup of water. 2. Cook pears down until they are reduced by ½ the volume and desired consistency. 3. Add honey, cinnamon, clove, and allspice. 4. Process jars using boiling water bath...

RECIPE: Pearsauce

print Pearsauce Ingredients pears Directions 1. Pull stem from whole pear. 2. Cut pear in half. 3. Use a melon baller or metal spoon to remove seeds. 4. Cut pears in half one more time so they are now in quarters. 5. Place pears in a pot and fill with about 1″ water and heat over medium heat until pears become very soft. 6. Remove pears from heat and drain water. 7. Place pears in your Kitchen...

RECIPE: Homemade Pizza Sauce

print Pizza Sauce Ingredients 8-10 lbs Roma Tomatoes olive oil salt pepper desired seasonings Directions 1. Wash and core tomatoes. I find it easiest to cut the tomato in half and then cut the core out by cutting a V shape in the tomato. 2. Line cookie sheet with cored tomatoes, drizzle with olive oil, salt & pepper. You should have at least 2 large cookie sheets covered with tomatoes. You can bunch the...

RECIPE: Apple Oatmeal

print Apple Oatmeal Ingredients 1 cup Golden Delicious Apple, diced 2/3 cup Apple Juice 2/3 cup Water 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1/4 tsp Nutmeg 2/3 cup Quick Cooking Rolled Oats (uncooked) salt to taste (optional) Directions In a medium pot bring apples, juice, water & seasonings to a boil. Stir in rolled oats and cook for about one minute. Cover and let stand for several minutes before serving. This recipe was found at:...

RECIPE: Easy Peasy Pizza

print Easy Peasy Pizza Ingredients  Whole Wheat Tortillas Pizza Sauce Pepporoni Mozzarella Cheese any additional toppings you like   Directions Place tortillas on a cookie sheet. Cover tortillas with pizza sauce, toppings & top with cheese. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. Cool for several minutes, cut and enjoy! This recipe was found at: http://ecoMomicalMe.com © ...

RECIPE: Honey Wheat Oatmeal Bread

I have been trying to make bread for several years and I could never get the bread to be light and fluffy like store bought bread, even when I followed the recipe! This is the first recipe that I was able to make that is light & fluffy as well as nutritious and delicious! Enjoy this bread fresh with butter or honey or use it to make sandwiches or french toast! Yummy! Making your own bread is a great way to go green not...

RECIPE: Stove Top Hamburgers

print Stove Top Hamburgers Ingredients: 2 lb ground chuck 1/2 package chicken flavor stove top stuffing 1-2 Tablespoons minced onion 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce Directions: Combine all ingredients in large bowl. (I mix with my hands!) Divide into 6 equal parts. Shape into patties. To Freeze: Place wax paper in between patties and place in freezer bag. Serve from Freezer: Place frozen patties on the grill or in...