Articles from Patchesnposies

Ingredients: 1-2 heaping tbsp lard or olive oil 1-2 onions (chopped) 5 lbs ground beef or turkey 2-4 (16-oz.) jars green salsa (hot or mild) 1 No.10 can refried beans* 2 heaping c. shredded cheese tortillas Cooking Instructions Saute chopped onions in a little lard or olive oil until translucent. Add ground meat to the onion and brown together, adding more oil if necessary. When the meat is cooked through add salsa (to taste) and beans. After the meat, salsa and bean mixture has heated...
Ingredients: caramel sundae topping 1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk 3 (8-oz.) c. milk 6 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 c. sugar cinnamon (optional) Cooking Instructions Preheat Oven to 325°. Squirt into the bottom of six custard cups or one tart or pie plate, some of the caramel sundae topping and swirl it slightly up the sides. Beat together (very well) the six eggs. Strain this mixture through a fine mesh sieve and then pour back into the mixer bowl. Add the sweetened condensed...
FOWL WEATHER FARM South Central New Mexico One spring day in 2007 my DH, Brad, brought home 12 Buff Orpington and 6 Easter Egger chicks, from our local feed store, and those little babies were the seed from which Fowl Weather Farm took root! We had originally gotten the chicks to help our three young foster children to overcome their terrible fear of animals. It worked! As they learned about the chicks, watched them grow into hens and begin to lay eggs, they shared in the...
Ingredients: 1/2 c. butter 2 1/2 tbsp dried yeast 2 c. milk 8 c. flour 1/2 c. honey 1/2 c. butter 1 tbsp salt 3/4 c. honey 2 eggs (room temperature) Cooking Instructions In a small saucepan scald 2 cups of milk, remove from heat. Add 1/2 cup of butter, 1/2 cup of honey and stir until it is mixed well, set aside to cool. Into mixer bowl sift together 3 cups of flour, 1 tbsp salt and dried yeast. When the milk, honey and butter have cooled off to room temp add to the flour mixture and also...
Ingredients: 6 Eggs (Separated) 1 tsp. Salt dash Pepper 1 cup Matzo Meal or Matzo Crackers (crushed) 2 or so tbsp Schmaltz (rendered chicken fat) melted Cooking Instructions Beat egg whites until stiff. Beat the egg yolks until light and then fold them into the stiffened egg whites. Mix the matzo meal with the salt and pepper, and then fold into the eggs. Stir in the melted schmaltz and let stand for 5 minutes. (If you have the crispy bits of chicken skin left from rendering the fat you can...
Ingredients: 1 1/2 c. brown sugar 1 tsp. pepper 1 1/2 c. sugar 1 tsp. nutmeg 1 c. butter 1 tsp. cloves 3 eggs 1 tsp. ginger 6 c. flour 1 tsp. cinnamon 3/4 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. oil of anise 3/4 tsp. cream of tartar 1/2 c. milk Cooking Instructions Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, beating well after each. Add the oil of anise. Sift together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and all of the dry spices. Alternately add flour and milk to the butter and egg...
Ingredients: 1 pkg. phyllo sheets 1 pound unsalted butter 2 c. chopped walnuts, almonds, pistachios or a mixture 1-1/2 c. sugar 1/2 c. water 1-1/2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp orange blossom water* Cooking Instructions First prepare the syrup. Dissolve one and a quarter cups of sugar, half a cup of water and the lemon juice. Simmer this mixture until it becomes thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Add the Orange Blossom water and simmer another two minutes. Allow to cool a bit and then...
Ingredients: 1 lb. tofu 1/2 c. butter 1 1/2 tsp. salt 3 c. flour 2 tbsp baking powder Cooking Instructions Mix in blender until smooth: Tofu, butter, salt and baking powder. Turn into a large bowl and add 3 cups of flour. Knead until the dough is smooth and elastic. Divide into 16 uniform balls. Roll each into an 8 inch circle on a floured surface. Bake on a griddle, greased or ungreased, as you prefer-at a medium to hot temperature until done. Stack on a plate and cover with a cloth to...
Ingredients: unsalted butter salt and pepper (to taste) 1-3 chicken breasts 1/2 cup chicken livers 1 3-lb. chicken (cut up) 1/2 cup chicken gizzards 1/2 cup chicken hearts 1 onion (minced) 2 cloves garlic (pressed) 2 tbsp parsley 2 tbsp mint 1 tsp. ginger root (grated) 1 tsp. ground cumin 1/2 tsp. red pepper 1 tsp. turmeric 1 tsp. crumbled saffron threads 3 tbsp cinnamon (Yes, 3 tbsp's!) 3 cups chicken broth 10 eggs (well beaten and strained) 2 tbsp sugar 3/4 cup almonds (chopped) 10 sheets...
Ingredients: 2 c. butter 6 eggs 1 lb. powdered sugar 3 c. cake flour Cooking Instructions Preheat oven to 325°. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each. Add the flour and beat until just smooth-don't over beat. Bake in a bundt cake pan for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cool before turning out onto plate. Note: This is a super easy recipe for a delicious pound cake. Makes a great cake for strawberry shortcake or for trifle.
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