Never Fail Pie Crust
Never Fail Pie Crust Ingredients: 4 cups all purpose flour 1 3/4 cups shortening 1 T sugar 2 t salt 1 T white vinegar 1 egg 1/2 cup water Instructions: 1. Using a fork or pastry blender, mix together the first 4 ingredients. 2. In a separate dish, beat the remaining ingredients. Combine the 2 mixtures, stirring with a fork until all ingredients are moistened. Then divide into 5 parts and shape into balls. Chill for 15 minutes before rolling out or wrap and freeze.
Cracker Barrel Homemade Chicken and Dumplings
Cracker Barrel Homemade Chicken Dumplings Ingredients: 1 (3 -6 lb) frying chickens ( any whole chicken will do) 2 quarts water 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper ( I use coarse ground and double it) 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons shortening ( I use Crisco sticks) 3/4 cup buttermilk ( I add 1 tbsp. vinegar to 1 cup milk let sit 5 minutes, then measure 3/4 cup) Instructions: Place chicken in a Dutch oven. Add water and 2 teaspoons salt…
Famous Coconut-Pineapple Cake
Famous Coconut-Pineapple Cake Ingredients: 1 (15 1/4-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained 1 1/2 cups butter or margarine, softened 3 cups sugar 5 large eggs 1/2 cup lemon-lime soft drink* 3 cups cake flour, sifted 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Pineapple Filling Cream Cheese Frosting: 1 (6-ounce) package frozen flaked coconut, thawed Garnish: fresh mint sprig Instructions: Grease bottom and sides of 3 (9-inch) round cakepans; line bottoms with wax paper…
OLD FASHIONED RICE PUDDING!!
This pudding turns out in a lovely custard texture. A great balm for those seeking a return to some of the old-fashioned foods of their youth! I like it best because it is oven-baked and not made on the stove top. INGREDIENTS: 2/3 c. Minute Rice 2 3/4 c. milk 1/3 c. sugar 1 tbsp. butter 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. nutmeg Cinnamon 1/2 c. raisins