Friday, October 29, 2010

Mini Pies and Tarts

I wanted to tell you about my new great lady who makes wonderful mini homemade pies that are heavenly and beautiful to look at and are simply delicious. Her name is Glenda Michels and she is on board with me with the Saucy Chef. We are doing fabulous Cocktail Parties with Hors d oeuvres. We can do butler passed or set up a beautiful buffet table. I have added these mini homemade sweets and they have been sooo popular.

Glenda also does different baking such as Caramel Rolls, Cookies, Muffins and of course homemade pies of any flavor. Give me a call if you need anything.
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Monday, October 11, 2010

Pumpkin Bread

Autumn is here and the pumpkins are really plentiful. Going to give you a few recipes you might enjoy.

Pumpkin Bread
2 2/3 c. Sugar
2/3 cup shortening
4 eggs, beaten
1 can pumpkin or cooked pumpkin
2/3 cup water
3 1/2 c. flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
2/3 cup walnuts, chopped

Cream together sugar and shortening. Stir in eggs, pumpkin and water. Sift together flour and spices. Gradually stir dr ingredients into pumpkin mixture. Add nuts. Blend well. Turn batter into 2 greased loaf pans. Bake 350 degrees for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until done.
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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Apple Crisp

Autumn is here and the apples are delicious and in season. What a wonderful dessert for any occasion or dinner party. Yum!! Serve with Whipped Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, or even Cool Whip. Make sure it is warm when you serve it.

Apple Crisp

10 cups Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cored and sliced
1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup water
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon soda
1/2 cup melted butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Place the sliced apples in a 9x13 baking dish that has been well greased. Mix the white sugar, 1 tablespoon flour and ground cinnamon together, and sprinkle over apples. Pour water evenly over all.

Combine the oats, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and melted butter together. Crumble evenly over the apple mixture.

Bake 350 degrees F for about 45 minutes.

Serves 10-12. Enjoy!!!!
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Apple Crisp