Butter Cookies

1 cup salted butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 beaten egg 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. almond extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar Finely chopped almonds or pecans Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cream butter and sugar; add beaten egg, vanilla, and almond extract. Beat well.  Sift […]

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Green Chile

Yield: A crap ton. 5-6 pounds chuck roast Onion and garlic powder (to cover meat) Set crock pot to low for 24 hours, or until meat falls apart. Take meat out and shred. Put in a large pot with the following ingredients. 1 onion, coarsely chopped 3-5 cloves garlic 28 oz green chilies (with garlic […]

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Biscuits

Yield: 12 Servings 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 4 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup butter, melted, plus more Place racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 375 degrees. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Create a large well in the center […]

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Lasagna

1 medium onion, chopped 3 tbsp.¬†olive oil 1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cans (8 oz. each) tomato sauce 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste 1/2 cup each dry red wine 1/2-1 cup water 1 tsp. salt, plus more to taste 1 tsp. oregano 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/2 tsp. sugar […]

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Tomato Beans

4 glasses (8 cups) of beans, soaked overnight 1 qt.¬†canned tomatoes 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 heaping tsp. mustard 2 tsp. salt, 2 1/2 tsp. salt if using fresh tomatoes 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/3 cup molasses (optional) Boil in 2 glasses (4 cups) of water until done. Leave water on when you put beans […]

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Zucchini Bread

Makes 2 large loaves 3 eggs 3 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped 3 tsp. cinnamon 1 cup avocado oil 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 2 cups sugar 3 cups flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 cups zucchini, coarsely ground with peelings Beat eggs until light and foamy. Add oil, sugar, vanilla, and zucchini. […]

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Maple-Hazelnut Oatmeal

Yield: 4 servings 1 1/2 cups oat milk or rice milk 1 1/2 cups water 2 Gala apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 3 cups) 1 cup uncooked steel-cut oats 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, softened, plus extra 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup pure maple syrup […]

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