Online Cookbook

Why an Online Cookbook?

     I say, why not! We are living in a time of business and hectic schedules. Our children’s school demands are harder and their work loads are immense it seems! Our outside the home commitments are growing so here some yummy recipes to add to your own family table time!

Mrs A’s Favorite Spaghetti Sauce

2 cans stewed tomatoes

2 pounds lean ground beef

1 pound ground sausage

2 large portebella mushrooms, chopped

1 lg red onion, chopped

italian spices

2 crushed cloves garlic

1 green bell pepper, chopped

 

Saute the garlic with the veggies til soft. Add to the meat and cook thoroughly and drain. Add with tomatoes and add to a crock pot. Let simmer on low for eight hours… this freezes well.

Amish White Bread

 

I love baking bread and thanks to DomesticLady I am not using my machine 🙂 Please click here for her blog. I have had a love affair with my machine but got the guts up so to speak to try it by hand.. I do have a kitchenaide mixer so that makes it easier..

 

here is the recipe she gives for Amish White Bread

2 cups warm water (warm to the write but not hot)

1/4 cup white sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons active dry yeast

1 1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup vegetable oil

6 cups bread flour

 

 

 

Directions

Dissolve water in warm water in a large mixing bowl

Stir in yeast nad allow to rise.

Add salt and oil to yeast after the yeast has risen. It will look foamy and creamy.

 

Kneading Directions with Kitchen Aid

Add two cups flour to Kitchen Aid bowl

Pour in yeast mixture

Mix gently

Switch to kneading attachment

Add rest of flour one cup at a time ( I added the sugar at this point as well)

Knead for 2 minutes.

OR

Kneading Directions by Hand

Add flour one cup at a time mixing after each cup, the dough on lightly floured surface and knead dough until smooth.

Kneading. Put heals of hand into dough firmly pushing, grab dough farthers from you and pull it towards you and fold dough in half, turn dough a quarter turn and begin again. Continue til  dough is smooth adding small amounts of flour to surace so dough does not stick. This process will add air to the dough and help it rise, and will take about 5 minutes.

NEXT

Place oil in bowl and coat

Place dough in oiled bowl and flip to coat both sides of dough.

Cover with damp cloth

Allow to rise in a warm spot until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.

Punch dough down. Knead for a few minutes, and divide in half.

Shape into loaves.

Place into two well oiled 9×5 loaf pans.

Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in warm place until doubled about 30 minutes.

Bake for 30 minutes at 350

 

Enjoy! If you try this, please let me know and thankDomesticLady!~

 

My Favorite Retro Salad

 

 

1 6 oz package of orange jello

1 lg container of frozen topping, thawed

1 16 container of small curd cottage cheese

1 lg container or crushed pineapple, drained

1 lg can mandarin oranges, drained

 

 

 

Sprinkle jello over the cottage cheese and add the remaining ingredients. Mix well and let set in the frig. I make it the day before to make sure it is set well.

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