Philly Cheesesteak Bread Loaf

beef, cheese, onions, peppers and mushrooms baked into a fresh loaf roast beef shredded cheese (I used a mix of colby and mozzarella) bread dough onion mushrooms green pepper salt and seasonings I started by making dough with lots of garlic and onion using my breadmaking system. When the dough was almost ready I sliced up a couple onions, most of a carton of mushrooms and a bell pepper. I sauteed the vegetables with some salt and pepper until they were mostly caramelized. Then I sliced the roast beef into…

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Thai peanut sauce

Thai peanut sauce half jar of peanut butter (I have been using peanut butter powder and water) 1 can coconut milk (I have also successfully used coconut cream and more water) 1tbsp powdered ginger 1.5tsp soy sauce or 1tsp salt 1tsp garlic powder 1tsp onion powder optional: coriander, sriracha sauce, sugar (1 tbsp), lime juice Note that all my measurements are total guesses. I have never actually measured when doing this recipe so tread carefully. Dump the coconut milk in your bowl and add water and peanut butter. I’m guessing you…

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Efficient and Flexible Breadmaker Dough

Efficient and Flexible Breadmaker Dough Make frybread/naan, hamburger/hotdog buns, dinner rolls and regular bread all from same streamlined system Preparation ingredients (per loaf): 1.1 cup water (a little more than a cup) 2 tablespoons sugar or honey 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons oil Breadmaking ingredients: Whatever seasonings you want (you’ll need a lot of seasoning). Mrs. Dash or a knockoff salt-free seasoning is wonderful. Minced garlic, rosemary, and finely chopped onion are all great options. For sweet breads like cinnamon-raisin bread you can add a few extra tablespoons of sugar…

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Not a Coffee Cake Dessert Coffee Cake

Not a Coffee Cake Dessert Coffee Cake This was a total disaster. The yeast didn’t work. Don’t try this at home. I’m only posting this so I can remember how not to make a sweet bread. 1/2 cup luke warm very strong coffee 1/2 cup orange juice with extra pulp 2.25 cups brown sugar 2.5 cups bread flour .75 cup oil .5 cup raw sugar 1 tbsp instant yeast 2 tsp salt 1.5 tsp pumpkin spice 1 tsp cinnamon 3 tbsp heavy cream powder 2 eggs caramel bits This was vaguely…

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Teriyaki glaze

Teriyaki glaze Brown sugar Fresh ginger Fresh garlic Soy sauce Sriracha Pineapple juice? I know I said I wouldn’t use fresh ginger anymore but I think it was worth the effort here. My intent was to make a teriyaki paste that would stick to meat like my brown sugar garlic pepper mix does but at the last minute I added pineapple juice to make a regular teriyaki sauce. It didn’t take much. Next time I’ll leave that out. I took some chicken drumsticks, sliced slits in them and marinated in…

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Fruit and nut ginger balls

Fruit and nut ginger balls Apricots Dried berries Candied ginger Nuts (I used marcona almonds and peanuts) Coconut oil (warm so it’s liquid) Sesame seeds Water (tiny bit) Sugar? Cinnamon? Put everything in food processor except sesame seeds. Use only enough water to make it bind together, like a tablespoon. Roll into balls and dip in sesame seeds. The first batch I did with rice crispies but they went stale so will use sesame seeds next time.

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Chorizo coconut shepherds pie

Chorizo coconut shepherds pie potatoes (butter potatos or yukon gold) butter coconut milk pepper salt shredded or sliced cheese chorizo diced onions diced mushrooms diced bell pepper I made mashed potatoes with some really small potatoes to give it lots of extra skins. Used coconut milk instead of cream. I fried the onions, mushrooms and peppers for a while before adding the chorizo and cooking that through. Then I just put some of the meat mixture in the bottom of a small glasslock dish, topped with the potatoes and topped…

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Broccoli celery slaw

Broccoli celery slaw Broccoli Celery Green pepper Onion (not too much. Don’t overpower the other veggies. Chop small) Or radishes Onion powder? Garlic powder? Italian seasoning? Salt? This started because one day all I had for veggies was broccoli, celery, green pepper and onions. I just chopped it all up into a dry salsa and my roommate went crazy over it. So now we buy broccoli and celery more often. This last time we didn’t have any onions so I added some radishes at the same proportions as I would the…

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Beans with Bacon and sun dried tomato

Beans with Bacon and sun dried tomato Bacon Sun dried tomato Onion Beans Garlic Pepper Salt I cooked up some bacon to make sandwiches and in some of the leftover grease I fried up garlic and chopped onion. I had some sun dried tomatoes soaking in hot water which I added. Then the beans, salt and pepper. I scraped the pan and added some chopped bacon back in. I probably did too much bacon. Next time I’ll do more tomatoes since I wanted those to be the star of the…

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Cilantro Chutney / Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Cilantro Chutney / Spicy Yogurt Sauce Cilantro Green onions Fresh garlic Chipotle pepper from a can Lime and/or lemon juice Radish Salt Water plain yogurt Coriander? I blended all this together in a food processor. Went well with salmon. Tasted better after a couple hours in the fridge. I didn’t add corander but maybe next time. I almost used apple sauce instead of water but I tasted a small amount mixed together and it did not work. I mix this with yogurt to make a wonderful spicy ranch kind of thing.

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Sundried tomato, pesto and goat cheese biscuit

Sundried tomato, pesto and goat cheese biscuit 4 cups crusteaz pancake mix 2 eggs 0.6 cup water Melted butter Flavors: Goat cheese Pesto Sun dried tomato Garlic powder Onion powder Followed the basics here, but left out the flavorings and instead used sun dried tomatoes that had been rehydrated in hot water, some pre-made pesto and some Aldi goat cheese. I mixed onion and garlic powder into the melted butter before dribbling onto the biscuits before and after baking. Baked for about 15 minutes at 400. I made sure to…

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Fluffy onion sourdough from breadmaker

Fluffy onion sourdough from breadmaker 1 cup sourdough starter 2 tbsp sugar .75 cup 110 degree water 1 tbsp instant yeast 2.5 cups bread flower 1 egg 2 tbsp oil 1 tbsp butter 2 tsp salt Onion powder Warm water in measuring cup with yeast. Let sit 10 minutes to activate. Stir in starter and sugar. Put in bottom of breadmaker. Add other ingredients on top. Set to 2lb white bread mode. I tried this recipe but it turned out really dense my first time. So I made modifications like…

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Simple yogurt herb sauce

Simple yogurt herb sauce Whole milk yogurt Cilantro Green onions Dill Salt Garlic powder? Onion powder? Coriander? Lime or lemon juice? Mix all that stuff together. Chop the herbs up well. No sense biting into a big chunk of green onion. Only pick a couple of the optional items so it doesn’t get too complex. I used to try yogurt sauces and they never worked but recently they have been turning out really well. I think it’s because I didn’t used to add salt. Fresh herbs are also important, though I…

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Thai Peanut Sauce for Doomsday Preppers

Thai Peanut Sauce for Doomsday Preppers A delicious and versatile thai sauce or dip with no fresh ingredients Coconut cream (or coconut milk or creamed coconut) Powdered peanut butter (real peanut butter should also work) Water Powdered ginger (and lots of it) Soy sauce Sriracha (or other hot sauce) Fish sauce? Tahini? Lime juice? (or lemon works too) Oil? (Only if using coconut milk and low-fat peanut butter. Coconut cream should have enough fat already.) Coriander? Onion powder? Garlic powder? Cilantro? Start with coconut cream and add water and peanut butter…

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Easy Mexican Layer Dip

Easy Mexican Layer Dip This is a staple that I frequently make when I have a new guest over. With a version for dairy sensitivities. Mexican spices (taco seasoning, hot sauce, onion powder, chipotle or something like that.)guacamole (I use individually packaged Wholly Guacamole from Costco. I freeze them and pull them out as needed. Guacamole freezes wonderfully and they defrost in minutes under tap water.)refried beanssour cream (or yogurt)shredded cheese (or not)random veggies (like lettuce, cabbage, peppers, onions, kale, jalapenos, radishes, cilantro, scallions, olives etc. Whatever you can find. Even…

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Cowboy Chicken and Beans in Crockpot (Failure)

Cowboy Chicken and Beans in Crockpot (Failure) I thought this was such a great idea but it didn’t turn out as I’d hoped. Flavors:brown sugarfresh ground black pepperfresh minced garlic Also:liquid smoketomato saucetomato paste Stuff:cubed chicken on the bottom of the crock pot mixed with flavorscorn layered on topdiced poblano pepper on top of cornred beans on top of poblanobacon on top of everything elsebacon fat and liquid smoke drizzled on top of everythingmore flavors scattered on top It sounds delicious when I list ingredients but it just didn’t work.…

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