Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Reg or Gluten Free

Temperatures Have Dropped

The air’s become quite bitterly cold. Brrr! It’s COLD outside! Makes you want to stay inside, enjoying a nice, WARM bowl of rich and creamy, homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup. In addition to making a roux, the soup thickens more when you add the cheese.… Read the rest

America’s Test Kitchen Gluten Free Flour Mix

America’s Test Kitchen
Gluten Free Flour Mix

A great GF Flour Mix (Recipe Blend) from:
America’s Test Kitchen’s 

ATK GF Flour Mix

To Make: 42 ounces (9 1/3 cups)

24 ounces (4 1/2 cups plus 1/3 cup) white rice flour
7 1/2 ounces (1 2/3 cups) brown rice flour
7 ounces (1 1/3 cups) potato starch
3 ounces (3/4 cup) tapioca starch
3/4 ounce (3 tablespoons) nonfat milk powder

Trial Batch: Makes 8 ounces (1 3/4 cups)

4 5/8 ounces white rice flour
1 3/8 ounces brown rice flour
1 1/3 ounces potato starch
5/8 ounce tapioca starch
1/8 ounce powdered milk

Either in a large bowl, whisk together a large batch of ingredients until well combined.
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Ezekiel Flour Mix & Waffles

This recipe has been our families’ favorite whole-grain waffle mix recipe for decades! 

This recipe originally stems from the Holy Bible:

Ezekiel symbolically illustrates the siege and famine that will befall Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 4:9 Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.Read the rest

Italian Seasoning Mix (Homemade)

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I have THE BEST SPICE cupboard.
I SAVE, by making my own 

This recipe is one of my all time FAVORITES. 
I never cared for the store-bought variety. 

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Italian Meat Sauce

Our large, extended family gets together the Sunday Evening before Christmas to celebrate. This year, we made it an Italian Christmas meal. My married daughter, Heather, offered to make the main dish – but needed ideas.

I said, I had planned to make some easy Italian Meat Sauce, using both ground beef and Italian sausage, because her dad wants whole grain pasta to go with it.Read the rest

Sour Cream Mayo -KNEADERS SAUCE- {inspired}

Print Label Now and cover with sticky laminate.


Tell me you have NOT devoured all your leftover turkey yet…
Have you? Because…

I love this “Turkey Bacon Avocado on Focaccia” sandwich from Kneaders Bakery & Cafe. Their menu describes it as, “Slow-roasted, hand-pulled turkey, bacon, KNEADERS SAUCE, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, salt and pepper, avocado.”

Well… I love their sandwich spread/sauce, which they use in place of regular mayonnaise, and it takes just a tad of mustard for that lovely creamy, lightly-yellow color.… Read the rest

Hot Cocoa Mix (SECRET Ingredient)

Ever wonder what makes commercial hot cocoa mixes taste better than homemade? There’s an ingredient most home cooks don’t have on hand; this commercial secret is POWDERED VANILLA! Oh my, it makes all the difference in a homemade cocoa mix recipe. Doesn’t matter whether it has sugar or the best sugar-free powder, even peppermint powder (or what) I’ve got you COVERED!Read the rest

Enhanced YEAST Mix

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Enhanced YEAST Mix
by Sharon Anne Hill

  Yield: 1 1/3 cups
Makes: 21-Tablespoons, enough for (10) 1 1/2 lb loaves

1/3 cup SAF Red instant yeast or Red Star
1/3 cup Instant ClearJel powder
1/3 cup lecithin POWDER
or 1/2 cup lecithin GRANULES (see Notes)*
1/3 cup vital wheat gluten
2 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp Fruit Fresh, aka: ascorbic acid

Whisk together, and store in a Mason pint-jar and store within the freezer.Read the rest