Shirley’s Banana Bread

Shirley's Banana Bread
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A great recipe for banana bread. An old fashioned favorite!
Servings Prep Time
1 Loaf 30 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 Loaf 30 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Shirley's Banana Bread
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A great recipe for banana bread. An old fashioned favorite!
Servings Prep Time
1 Loaf 30 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 Loaf 30 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Ingredients
Servings: Loaf
Instructions
  1. Sift dry ingredients together.
  2. Blend in blender the eggs,shorting, bananas, and sugar together.
  3. Pour blended ingredients over the dry ingredients just to combine. (do not over mix).
  4. Turn into a greased loaf pan (8 X 4) and bake in a preheated (350º) oven for 45 minutes.
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Funnel Cake #3

Funnel Cake #3
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Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cake a great treat for any occasion.
Prep Time
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Funnel Cake #3
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Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cake a great treat for any occasion.
Prep Time
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine eggs and milk. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add to egg mixture and beat with electric mixer until smooth. (Check to see if mixture flows easily).
  2. In a large skillet heat oil to 360F.
  3. Covering the end of a small funnel with your finger, pour batter into hot oil in a spiral shape. Fry till golden (about 3 minutes) using tongs to turn. Cook 1 minute more.
  4. Drain on paper bag covered with a paper towel. Sprinkle with cinnamon and powdered sugar or serve with maple syrup.
  5. Delicious!
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Dabo Kolo (Crunchy Spice Bites)

Dabo Kolo (Crunchy Spice Bites)
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Crispy snacks made with Berbere.
Servings Prep Time
24 Bites 45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
24 Bites 45 minutes
Dabo Kolo (Crunchy Spice Bites)
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Crispy snacks made with Berbere.
Servings Prep Time
24 Bites 45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
24 Bites 45 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: Bites
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  2. In a bowl combine flour, berbere, sugar & salt. Gradually mix in about 2/3 c of water until a thick paste is formed.
  3. Dump the mixture onto a floured board & knead until you have a stiff dough.
  4. Make a well in the centre of the dough ball & pour in the oil. Fold the dough over the oil & knead for another 5 minutes.
  5. Cover the dough with a cloth to keep it moist.
  6. Break off chunks to roll into 1/4-inch round strips. Cut these strips into 1/2-inch long pieces, preferably using scissors so that the ends will be pinched.
  7. Bake on a flat sheet for 20 to 30 minutes until crisp. Stir 2 or 3 times to ensure even browning.
  8. When cool, store in an airtight container.
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Carrot Pate

Carrot Pate
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Serve this pate with crackers or toast, or you can serve it as a dip with crisp, raw vegetables.
Servings Prep Time
6 45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 45 minutes
Carrot Pate
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Serve this pate with crackers or toast, or you can serve it as a dip with crisp, raw vegetables.
Servings Prep Time
6 45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 45 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. For this recipe you may use a food processor instead of a blender to puree the carrots. Mash the carrots roughly before pureeing them. You might need to add a little extra water; in which case, simmer the puree, flavored carrots for a little while longer. The puree should not feel wet.
  2. The addition of two tablespoons of tahini will make the pate taste richer and help hold the ingredients together.
  3. In a medium saucepan, saute the carrots, onions, garlic and dill in the oil for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the water, cover, and simmer until the carrots are tender (about 20 minutes).
  5. Puree until a smooth paste and return to the saucepan.
  6. Combine the dissolved arrowroot, miso, salt and tahini, if you wish. Add this mixture to the pureed carrots.
  7. Bring to a slow simmer, stirring constantly and cook until the pate detaches itself from the sides of the pan.
  8. Remove from heat, turn the pate mixture out onto a lightly oiled serving dish and let cool.
  9. Serve the pate with crackers or toast, or serve it as a dip with crisp, raw vegetables.
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Baked Flatbread With Garlic (Lahsooni Naan)

Baked Flatbread With Garlic (Lahsooni Naan)
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Naan with Garlic.
Servings Prep Time
12 Flatbreads 60 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 Flatbreads 60 minutes
Baked Flatbread With Garlic (Lahsooni Naan)
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Naan with Garlic.
Servings Prep Time
12 Flatbreads 60 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 Flatbreads 60 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: Flatbreads
Instructions
  1. Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.
  2. Whisk water and egg replacer.
  3. Mix egg replacer, soy milk and canola oil in a large bowl.
  4. Add flour mixture to soymilk mixture and stir until dough forms a ball. Knead briefly, place in a greased bowl and cover with a damp towel. Let dough rest in a warm, draft-free area for 2-1/2 to 3 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly oil
  6. Lightly oil baking sheets.
  7. Saute garlic in olive oil for 2 minutes. Set aside.
  8. Lightly coat hands with vegetable oil and knead dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth, about 3 minutes.
  9. Divide dough into 12 equal pieces and roll each into a ball.
  10. Flatten each ball with hands, roll into an oval about 3/8" thick and stretch ends to form a teardrop shape (wide at base and tapering to a point on top).
  11. Place on baking sheets and brush with garlic oil.
  12. Bake on middle rack for 6 to 8 minutes.
  13. After baking, place under broiler to brown.
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Baba Ganouj (Tangy Eggplant Dip)

Baba Ganouj (Tangy Eggplant Dip)
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This recipe can be used as a sandwich spread or a dip.
Servings Prep Time
8 people 50 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 people 50 minutes
Baba Ganouj (Tangy Eggplant Dip)
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This recipe can be used as a sandwich spread or a dip.
Servings Prep Time
8 people 50 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 people 50 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 300˚F.
  2. Pierce eggplant with a fork and bake whole until eggplant begins to deflate (about 40 minutes). Let cool and scoop out insides and mash with a fork.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. Makes 4-6 sandwiches or serves 6-8 as a dip.
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Dees Mexican Layered Dip

Dees Mexican Layered Dip
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A real hit for parties and potlucks. This is such a favorite at get togethers, it is such a good looking dish.
Servings Prep Time
12 people 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 people 30 minutes
Dees Mexican Layered Dip
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A real hit for parties and potlucks. This is such a favorite at get togethers, it is such a good looking dish.
Servings Prep Time
12 people 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 people 30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Mash the avocado up with a fork, add the lime juice, season to taste.(Guacamole)
  2. Mix the sour cream, mayonnaise, and taco seasoning mix together. Stir until well blended. (Taco Mix)
  3. On a pretty round glass plate, layer the following ingredients, extending almost to the edge and making layers about 1/4 inch thick. 1.) Bean dip 2.) Guacamole dip (Avocado) 3.) Taco Mixture 4.) Grated Jack Cheese 5.) Grated Cheddar Cheese 6.) Chopped Tomatoes 7.) Chopped Green Onions.
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Sweet Potato Fritters

Sweet Potato Fritters
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A great acompaniment with any meal.
Servings Prep Time
8 people 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 people 30 minutes
Sweet Potato Fritters
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A great acompaniment with any meal.
Servings Prep Time
8 people 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 people 30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Season the potatoes with the oil and salt. Place on a baking sheet and roast until tender, about 45 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool completely. Remove the skin and discard.
  3. In a mixing bowl, mash the potatoes until smooth. Add the egg and breadcrumbs, mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Preheat the oil to 360 degrees F.
  5. Place a spoonful of the sweet potato mixture into the hot oil and fry in batches until golden. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  6. Season with Creole seasoning. To serve, spoon some of BBQ Sauce in the center of each plate. Place a couple of the fritters in the center of the sauce. Garnish with green onions.
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Pizza Buns

Pizza Buns
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Quick and easy pizza! Kids love these tasty little pizzas.
Prep Time
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Pizza Buns
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Quick and easy pizza! Kids love these tasty little pizzas.
Prep Time
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Mix first 8 items together in a sauce pan and heat over medium heat until warm.
  2. Spread sauce on roll halves and bake in a 350 degree oven until warm and bubbly.
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Watermelon Ice

Watermelon Ice
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A great Summer Time treat!
Watermelon Ice
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A great Summer Time treat!
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. In a shallow pan, combine watermelon juice, sugar, and lemon juice until sugar is dissolved; place pan in freezer. Stir watermelon mixture every 20 minutes until frozen, about 2 hours. Cover; store in freezer.
  2. - - - - - - - - - - - - Per serving: 88 Calories; less
  3. than one gram Fat (3% calories from fat); 0g Protein; 22g
  4. To serve, break mixture up with fork.
Recipe Notes

Per serving:

88 Calories;

less than one gram Fat (3% calories from fat);

0g Protein;

22g Carbohydrate;

0mg Cholesterol;

5mg Sodium

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