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Archive for the 'Recipes' Category

   Nov 22

Daddy the Cookin’ Man

My mom took notation of the German dish “Streudela” that Darren enjoys making, here it is: German Streudela – Darren’s Recipe In a large mixing bowl, combine the following ingredients: 4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 heaping teaspoons baking powder 2 or more eggs ½ cup (approximately) milk, to make a soft, biscuit dough. […]

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   Nov 21

lights out!

Funny isn’t it how black seems so much thicker when the power’s out? My kids got to experience that for the first time tonight and it brought me back to my childhood. Deeder was a little freaked out at first then decided that the whole situation was pretty funny. Carly on the other hand figured […]

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   May 13

We made Icecream

Vanilla Ice Cream Preparations: 5 minutes, plus 20 – 25 minutes chilling time; optional 2 hours to ripen. Makes ten 1/2 cup servings. 1 cup whole milk, well chilled 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 cups heavy cream, well chilled 1 – 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract, to taste In medium bowl, combine the milk and […]

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   Apr 04

Simple Fun

Tuesday morning we had rain all day. The weather guy said that it would continue on through the afternoon and into the evening. Thankfull, it didn’t! Since he said it would, and he usually is right, I planned for an inside day. Painting, cooking and whatever else seemed like fun. Cooking with Mr. Deeder as […]

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   Jan 27

Caramel-Nut Corn

Today’s the day we signed up for After Morning Service Cookie Duty. Last week Sherri, the deacon’s wife, made absolutely delicious brownies, glazed donuts and some kind of cookies that I didn’t try since I took two brownie bars and a donut! I decided to bring crackers and cheese, M&M peanut butter cookies, and caramel-nut […]

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