[quote:66731fa4d1]Sounds like Spanish Bar cake to me. Try frosting this with chocolate and see if it's close. If you think it sounds close enough let me know and I'll add it to the database so you can put it in your cookbook if you like.Spanish Bar cake 2 c. flour1 1/2 c. sugar1 1/2 tsp. baking soda1 tbsp. cocoa1 tsp. cinnamon1 tsp. salt1 tsp. nutmeg1 tsp. allspiceAdd: 1/2 c. oil2 c. applesauce2 eggs1 c. raisins Mix first 8 ingredients together in an electric mixer; mix well. Add next 3 ingredients. Raisins should be added last. Bake at 350 degrees in 9x13 inch pan for 30-35 minutes; tube pan 40-45 minutes.[/quote:66731fa4d1]Thanks Steve...I will pick up some raisins today and try it tonight, if possible. By the way...I am just about to put your Blueberry Yeast Cake in the oven....I made a MAJOR screw up...too embarassed to say until I see how it comes out :) What a bummer after waiting 3 hours to rise!
[quote:f90c83a8fa][quote:f90c83a8fa]Very cool! After all that searching, I'll have to make it as well!Thanks for making a boring morning not so boring, Karen![/quote:f90c83a8fa]Thanks to all for your help! I still can't believe that I have been looking for this stupid recipe for years. You would think that someone out there (besides me) would rather have lemon pie without the meringue![/quote:f90c83a8fa]Me! I hate meringue, I usually just use whipped topping on top, but I will try the two crust version sometime during the holidays because it sounds great.
I always put raisins into my bread stuffing, and sometimes I add chopped apple too :-) Just add those ingredients to your favourite bread stuffing recipe.Mine is pretty basic -- toasted bread slices, crumbled, moistened with chicken broth, with the addition of sauteed chopped celery and onions -- seasoned with freshly ground black pepper and poultry seasoning. I then throw in some raisins, and sometimes the apples. My grandmother always added chopped water chestnuts, too. Very basic, very homey :-)
My whole family loves leftover turkey casserole better than the original turkey dinner.Just layer the dressing/stuffing in the bottom of a greased casserole. Top with a layer of sliced turkey, then a layer of mashed potatoes. Top it all with a layer of gravy. Pierce the layers with a fork so that the gravy drips into the piercings while it's heating at 350 for about 30 minutes until bubbly. We serve this with green peas and cranberry salad.
[quote:248740be06="Karen=^..^="][quote:248740be06="Julesong"][quote:248740be06="Karen=^..^="]Does anyone have a Copycat recipe for these? My daughter is addicted to them and I would like to make them at home.[/quote:248740be06]Give these a try:[url=http://www.recipezaar.com/members/subm/editr?sid=92053]Taco Bell Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes[/url][/quote:248740be06]I thank you and my daughter thanks you!!! I can't wait to go buy the ingredients...I'll let you know! :wink:[/quote:248740be06]Hey, Karen - the recipe finally posted officially. :) Did you folks try them?
I found the following on a web site:Q: Can I make mini-loaves from my recipe ?A: Yes, but you have to do a few things first: Convert baking pan sizes: A typical 9" x 5" x 3" loaf pan holds 8 cups. An 8 1/2" x 4-1/2" x 2-1/2" loaf pan holds 6 cups. An 8" x 4" x 2-1/2" loaf pan holds four cups. You have to calculate how much your mini pans hold, as all mini pan sizes vary. Measure the capacity of a mini pan: Fill a large measuring cup with water, taking note of its measurement. Pour water into the pan until it just reaches the very top. Make note of how much water was used. If it is a two-part pan, fill it with sugar or rice. Adjust baking times: The oven temperature should stay the same, but the baking times will be shorter. Since every mini pan size varies, estimate that the baking time will be 1/4 less than the recipe states for the large loaf.
My experience agrees with Spoongal. The cookies I make remain fresh for weeks...as long as I store them in airtight containers. One thing I might add... sometimes I stretch a piece of clingwrap across the tin and sort of burp it like tupperware before putting the tin's lid on. This also makes the lid tighter.
[quote:338e519a3c="Karen Monahan"]Thanks guys...I am not sure what I am doing with them...they are in the freezer. I did use good ingredients and I cooked it as long as it said, but there was no candy thermometer involved. Next time I will use heavy cream.[/quote:338e519a3c]And yet another:
I generally toast coconut under the broiler. It has to be watched closely cause it doesn't take much to burn it. Set it down a ways from the broiler heating unit.If I'm being business-like, I use the oven, and still watch it closely :!: LC :)
[quote:2814debf6e="twissis"][i:2814debf6e][b:2814debf6e]Congrats & way to go, Sarah[/b:2814debf6e][/i:2814debf6e] :!: Some things never chg ~ You're still a heckuva a lean, mean cookin machine :!: :)[/quote:2814debf6e]That's me - lean and mean - I wish :rofl:
Cool I'm glad she got all her stuff, and you were so nice to send out a second box for her. I hope everyone has been enjoying their holidays![img:0dac047719]http://i224.photobucket.com/albums/dd235/MidwestMaven/happyHolidays.gif[/img:0dac047719]
[quote:f38ec0653a="Coffee lover"]Today I went to the post office and what a shock it was to get another package from PneumaHoliday cookie mold ( I really wanted one one of these but could not just find one here!!)Cookie cookbookAnd a photo frame that you can have your friends sign!!thank you so much Pneuma, I'm speechlas!![/quote:f38ec0653a]cool sounds really nice :)
[size=28:c32c05d1c6][color=red:c32c05d1c6]STOP[/color:c32c05d1c6][/size:c32c05d1c6] [img:c32c05d1c6]http://ts2.images.live.com/images/thumbnail.aspx?q=883994461349&id=5c1d81182bf3c23344de363fbfa150b8&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.fokken-immobilien.de%2fimages%2fstop.jpg[/img:c32c05d1c6]I have started a new thread! Please go herehttp://www.recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?p=4722075#4722075
Just an idea - make your own liqueur - I use Amaretto Almond Liqueur and it's delicious!Recipezaar has more than 150 liqueur recipes posted, and whether or not you make them, they are interesting reading -Also great holiday/hostess gifts and real budget-savers!Good luck :D
Thank you so much!This is very emotional for us. Today we walked through our old house for the very last time. I said good-bye to our pets who are buried in the backyard and visited each room to soak up the memories.The plants will help us feel better about this whole thing.Karen
[quote:a6415d5188="Karen=^..^="][quote:a6415d5188="Dannygirl"][quote:a6415d5188="Kate Geraghty"]As Happy Bunny said we have them on most high streets at the moment. Thornton's Chocolate stores have been using them at least a month now. I don't think there can be much Health and Safety risk as long as it's monitored. Otherwise catering companies wouldn't use them either. (They are popular for weddings here at the moment.)[/quote:a6415d5188]Catering companies have at least $2 million in liability insurance, that's one of the reasons they serve them. I don't know if an ice cream store would be required to have that amount.[/quote:a6415d5188]We have a $1 million liability policy, but I still don't like the idea of having it right out there...the kids that come in our shop think they can do no wrong...most are spoiled brats and do whatever they want, when they want.[/quote:a6415d5188]Oh yeah, it would be quite scary. at weddings, I've seen kids take a coffee cup and fill it with the chocolte to bring to their table. I could just picture kids puttin gtheir whole hands under it to scoop up the chocolate and dripping it EVERYWHERE!
[quote:0f56bad923="Brandess"][quote:0f56bad923="~Bliss~"]My milk and stuff [b:0f56bad923]tends to potty on the shelf[/b:0f56bad923], and it has that "lived in" look.[/quote:0f56bad923]:rofl:There is that cuteness again![/quote:0f56bad923]Yes! And I also loved BarefootBeachcomber's comment about "[b:0f56bad923]unloved [/b:0f56bad923]things" being pushed to the back! :lol: and add me to the list of people who entered this thread after reading "show us your panties!" :oops: :lol: sorry, but I'm not showing my panties OR my pantry :lol: and right now my fridge is so jam packed full of leftovers, it's not presentable either!
I am also deeply offended by some of the comments in this thread. Blanket statements and then over the top reactions. A few of you will be getting zmails. Bekah made the comment that she was so offended she couldn't read anymore and she was just going to leave this thread, bravo, Bekah.Everyone, lets also take a step back and notice that LTE started this thread and then never posted again. Many of you fell into this trap she laid out...posting a known pot stirring topic and then sitting back and watching the show. ANYTIME the topic of moms vs. working moms comes up, it fries b/c it is too heated. LTE isn't the only one in the CC that does this, but she definitely is one of them. Why would you post something and then never post again? Just remember that when you see these controversial threads started, think about if you are just the pawn in someone else's game or are we really having a good discussion here? No good will ever come from discussing this topic in the CC as it gets too heated every time. Just something for all of you to watch for when the next thread only posted to stir things up gets posted, as it undoubtedly will.Again, zmails are on their way.