Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar 2 cans black-eyed peas- rinse and drained or sub in other canned beans 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilies-rinsed and drained 1 green pepper- finely diced1 red onion-finely chopped2 stalks celery- chopped1/2 c Italian Dressing (I'll have a post...

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Copycat Twix

Copycat Twix

To make Twix you will make version 1 or 2 of the shortbread recipe and make the caramel candy recipe and then simply need to have chocolate chips to melt and coat. That is a Twix, chocolate, shortbread, caramel chocolate. But you are the boss of creativity. So while...

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No Cook Playdough

No Cook Play Dough 2 c flour, 1/2c salt, 2T cream of tarter (or vinegar/lemon juice), 2T oil (olive, vegetable, coconut)  Optional: food coloring, essential oils1-1 1/2 c boiling water Boil water on stove or in microwave and set aside to cool for a few minutes. While...

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Donuts

Donuts

Old Fashion Donuts (No Yeast) adapted from Bigger Bolder Baker 3 1/2 c flour (DRY)1/2 tsp baking soda (DRY)2 tsp baking powder (DRY)1/4 c brown sugar (DRY)1/2 c white sugar (DRY)1 tsp salt (DRY)Flavoring (optional) suggestions: cinnamon, nutmeg, zests, flavor extracts...

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York Mint Patty Copycat Recipe

York Mint Patty Copycat Recipe

Copycat York Mint Patty 5 c powdered sugar1 can sweetened condensed milk1 1/2-2 tsp peppermint or mint extract4 T soften butterabout 3 cups chocolate chips (dark, semi sweet, milk, white- you are in control) and 1 T butter/oil/coconut oil In a bowl (stand mixer or...

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Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies 4 egg whites (use egg yolks to make ice cream base)1/2 tsp cream of tarter pinch of salt1 c sugar 1 tsp vanilla Oven Temp 225 (bake for 1 hour and then turn off oven and let sit for another hour) In a stand mixer or with a hand mixer, beat egg whites...

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Ice Cream/Gelato Base (DF optional)

Ice Cream/Gelato Base (DF optional)

Gelato/Ice Cream base (Dairy Free Optional) 2 c whole milk (sub in dairy free milk or canned coconut milk)1 c cream (sub in canned coconut milk or cream) 4 egg yolks (save egg whites and make meringue cookies) 1/2 c sugar (white or brown) Heat all ingredients except...

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Basic Hummus Recipe

Basic Hummus Recipe

Basic Hummus Recipe 1 can garbanzo/chick peas 1 lemon or 1/4c lemon juice or packets of tru lemon with water, lime juice- this is a source of the acidity to the hummus- feel free to get creative 1 clove garlic- fresh or ground- use what you have and adjust to your...

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Air fryer donut holes (GF optional)

Air fryer donut holes (GF optional) 2 c flour (or all purpose GF)1 T Baking powder1/4 c sugar1 tsp salt5 T cold butter 3/4 c milk 1 tsp flavor extract (optional) Air fyer at 350 for 10 min mix dry ingredients and crumble in butter (cut into small pieces). Add in...

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Moon and Sensory Dough 1/2 c corn starch 3 T water2 T lotion or dish soap Food dye-optionalessential oil- optional Mindfulness Dough 1/2 c corn starch4-5 T wateroptional-food coloring and essential oils Mix together and knead with hands until a soft stretch dough...

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Thin Mint Copycat Cookie Recipe

Thin Mint Copycat Cookie Recipe

Thin Mint Copycat Cookie Recipe 1 stick butter room temp 3/4 c sugar1 tsp vanilla1/4-1/2 tsp peppermint extract OR get creative and use whatever flavor you like: almond, coconut, vanilla..these don't HAVE to be thin mints 1 1/4 c flour or gluten free flour mix...

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BMK Holiday Cookie Recipes

BMK Holiday Cookie Recipes

 Sugar Cookies  1 c butter soften  1 c sugar 3 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder pinch salt 1 tsp vanilla  1 egg  Whip butter for a minute or two and then add sugar- cream together until smooth.  Add vanilla and egg and...

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Persian Lime and Chili Potato Chips

Persian Lime and Chili Potato Chips Purple or White potatoes Harvest Persian Lime Olive Oil Harvest Baklouti Green Chili Olive Oil coarse sea salt Preheat oven to 425, convection if possible. Using a mandolin, thinly slice the potatoes and lay onto a baking...

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Marshmallow Fondant

Marshmallow Fondant 1 16oz bag of mini marshmallows3T c water1 tsp vanilla soften butter in a small bowl to help keep hands from getting sticky-optional 2 lb powdered sugar In a glass bowl microwave marshmallows in 30 second intervals stirring each time until they are...

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Genoise Sponge Cake

Genoise Sponge Cake 6 ` eggs- room temperature 235 g sugar1/2 tsp salt235 g flour Preheat oven to 350In a stand mixer or with hand mixer, beat eggs and slowly add sugar and salt.  Continue mixing on med/med high until mixture at least doubles in size- about 10...

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