Nana’s Fadgies

Nana's Fadgies

 

Nana’s Fadgies

 

For my Nana-she always had warm fadgies waiting for us after school

Wet Ingredients:
1 c hotish tap water (not boiling)
1 tsp white sugar
1 tbsp yeast

½ c scalded milk (not boiling hot)
¼ c white sugar
¼ c melted lard or vegetable oil

Dry ingredients:
4¼ c white flour
1 Tsp Salt.

Wet ingredients: Using a 2 cup measure, add sugar to hotish water and stir and then add the yeast but do not stir until risen ( about 15 to 20 minutes) and then thoroughly stir until dissolved. Then add milk, extra sugar and melted lard (or oil) and stir. I scald milk and melt lard in microwave at the same time.

Dry ingredients: Put the flour and salt into then Cuisinart, add the Wet Ingredients a little at a time, cover and lock and turn machine on (knead) and when the dough is soft and very elastic, but not sticky. If it is sticky add more flour ¼ cup at a time and knead some more. Form into a ball of dough.

Lightly grease a bowl, place ball of dough in the bowl, cover with a clean tea towel and leave in a warm place to rise, the dough needs to at least double in size, this should take 40 to 50 minutes.

Remove the dough from the bowl and on a floured surface roll the dough out as pastry to 1 inch depth and cut into squares/triangles or take small amounts and make into balls. Place onto ungreased (or very, very little greased) baking trays and again cover with clean tea towels, place in a warm area and leave to rise for 30 to 40 minutes, the bread should again double in size.

Preheat oven bake 425 degrees and bake for approx 10 to 14 minutes and then place on a wire tray to cool.

For pizza crust:
1.5c luke warm water
1 tsp white sugar
1 tbsp yeast

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Easy Turtle Bar

Easy Turtle Bar

Mix together

1 white cake mix
2 eggs beaten
1/2 cup of melted butter

Put in 9 x 13 sprayed baking pan

Chop up 7 turtles place on top of batter

350 degrees for 15 minutes

Chop up 4 more turtles and 1/2 cup of pecans and sprinkle on top

Put back in oven for 5 more minutes

Let cool and drizzle with caramel sauce

Dad’s Blueberry Pie with Lattice Crust

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Fresh Blueberry Pie with Lattice Crust

6 cups fresh blueberries
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. butter

Best pie Crust Ever!

Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
1/2 cup water

Directions:

1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in water until mixture forms a ball. Divide dough in half, and shape into balls. Wrap in plastic, and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

2. Roll out dough on a floured counter. Don’t over work it.

Place bottom crust into 9-inch pie plate letting the crust hang over the edges. Mix together the blueberries, sugar and flour. Pour into the crust. Sprinkle the blueberries with lemon juice and dot with butter. Top with lattice crust. Seal and crimp edges of pie.

Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for 35-45 minutes until the crust is golden brown and the juices are bubbly.

 

 

Taco Pasta Bake

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Taco Pasta Bake

1 box of Your Favourite Macaroni and Cheese
1 lb. (450 g) Extra-Lean Ground Beef
1 pkg. (35 g) Taco Seasoning Mix
3/4 cup Sour cream
1-1/2 cups Shredded Marble Cheese, divided
1/2 cup Salsa
1 Diced Tomato

Heat oven to 400°F.

Prepare Macaroni and Cheese Dinner as directed on package. While macaroni is cooking, cook meat with taco seasoning mix.(season as desired)

Stir sour cream into prepared Dinner; spoon half into 8-inch square baking dish. Top with layers of meat mixture, 1 cup shredded cheese and remaining Dinner mixture.

Top with salsa, diced tomato and remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese; bake, covered, 15 min. or until melted.

 

Taco Pasta Bake

Nana’s Fadgies

Nana's Fadgies

For my Nana-she always had warm fadgies waiting for us after school

Wet Ingredients:
1 c hotish tap water (not boiling)
1 tsp white sugar
1 tbsp yeast

½ c scalded milk (not boiling hot)
¼ c white sugar
¼ c melted lard or vegetable oil

Dry ingredients:
4¼ c white flour
1 Tsp Salt.

Wet ingredients: Using a 2 cup measure, add sugar to hotish water and stir and then add the yeast but do not stir until risen ( about 15 to 20 minutes) and then thoroughly stir until dissolved. Then add milk, extra sugar and melted lard (or oil) and stir. I scald milk and melt lard in microwave at the same time.

Dry ingredients: Put the flour and salt into then Cuisinart, add the Wet Ingredients a little at a time, cover and lock and turn machine on (knead) and when the dough is soft and very elastic, but not sticky. If it is sticky add more flour ¼ cup at a time and knead some more. Form into a ball of dough.

Lightly grease a bowl, place ball of dough in the bowl, cover with a clean tea towel and leave in a warm place to rise, the dough needs to at least double in size, this should take 40 to 50 minutes.

Remove the dough from the bowl and on a floured surface roll the dough out as pastry to 1 inch depth and cut into squares/triangles or take small amounts and make into balls. Place onto ungreased (or very, very little greased) baking trays and again cover with clean tea towels, place in a warm area and leave to rise for 30 to 40 minutes, the bread should again double in size.

Preheat oven bake 425 degrees and bake for approx 10 to 14 minutes and then place on a wire tray to cool.

For pizza crust:
1.5c luke warm water
1 tsp white sugar
1 tbsp yeast

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Easy Turtle Bar

Mix together

1 white cake mix
2 eggs beaten
1/2 cup of melted butter

Put in 9 x 13 sprayed baking pan
Chop up 7 turtles place on top of batter
350 degrees for 15 minutes

Chop up 4 more turtles and 1/2 cup of pecans and sprinkle on top
Put back in oven for 5 more minutes

Let cool and drizzle with caramel sauce

Ground Turkey Enchilada Bake

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Ingredients

2 cups cooked ground turkey
2 cups salsa
1 can (19 fl oz/540 mL) black beans, rinsed
1 cup frozen corn
2 Tbsp. chili powder
2 diced tomatoes
4 large flour tortillas
3/4 cup sour cream
1-1/2 cups shredded Cheese

Instructions

Heat oven to 400°F.

Combine first 6 ingredients.

Cover bottom of 13×9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray with 2 tortillas; top with layers of half each of the turkey mixture, sour cream and cheese. Repeat layers; cover.

Bake 40 min. or until casserole is heated through and cheese is melted, uncovering after 30 min.

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