German Soft Pretzels (Brezeln)

When we were in Germany this past summer, I LOVED the fresh hot pretzels that we could get every day.  When we came home, I looked around for a recipe that would bring us that fresh baked flavor: Ingredients – for the Dough:   1 tablespoon yeast 1/4 cup warm water 2 teaspoons sugar 4…

Southern Jiffy Corn Pudding

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) — next time try 1/4 cup butter and 1/4 cup applesauce 1 egg 1 cup low-fat sour cream 1 (8.5 oz) box Jiffy Cornbread Mix 1 (14.5 oz) can creamed corn 1 (14.5 oz) can whole kernel sweet corn, drained Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in…

Sloppy Joe Biscuit Casserole (Vegetarian)

Ingredients: 1 bag Morning Star Farms Griller’s Recipe Crumbles (12 oz) 1 bag frozen Bird’s Eye Recipe Ready Tri-color pepper and onion mix 1 1/2 to 2 cups frozen corn 1 can (15 oz) Manwich Original Sloppy Joe Sauce 1 can (15 oz) Cannelini beans 1 pkg (7.5 oz) refrigerated buttermilk biscuit dough (10 small…

Hannah’s Tomato Pastry

Ingredients: 1 package of puff pastry (2 sheets) 3 large tomatoes, sliced several Tbsp basil pesto olive oil salt pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray baking sheet with Pam spray. Lay out puff pastry sheet on baking sheet.  Fold over 2 parallel edges so there is about 1/2″ lip/crust on each side. Spread…

Red Lobster’s Cheese Biscuits

These are baked in a loaf pan.  I wonder how they would turn out as drop biscuits or in a muffin tin?  I haven’t tried this yet, but wanted to post it before I lose the recipe. Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/8 teaspoon black…

Sweet Potato Spoonbread

Makes 8 to 10 servings.  Hands-on: 1 hour.  Total: 2 hours. Ingredients: 2.5 cups milk 1 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves 2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Pinch of ground red pepper 1 cup plain yellow cornmeal 6 Tbsp butter 3 medium-size sweet potatoes, baked, peeled, and mashed 5 large eggs, separated (yolks…

Baked French Toast with Praline Topping

Ingredients: 1 to 1.5 loaf french bread (about 12 oz per loaf) 8 eggs 1 pint Half & Half (2 cups) 1 cup milk – did not use this first time, but may try adding next time I make this. 3 Tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg…

Ice Box Dinner Rolls

Yield: Makes about 1 1/2 dozen Total: 9 Hours, 35 Minutes (Hands on: 30 minutes) Ingredients 1 cup boiling water 6 tablespoons shortening 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 (1/4-oz.) envelope active dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water (105° to 115°) 1 large egg, lightly beaten 4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup butter, melted…

Classic Cornbread

Yield: Makes 8 to 10 servings Total: 35 Minutes (Hands on: 35 minutes) Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter, melted and divided 3 tablespoons warm bacon drippings, divided 1 1/2 cups stone-ground yellow cornmeal 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 large…

Sweet Dinner Muffins (Grammy)

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups flour ½ cup sugar 2 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ¼ cup shortening (Crisco) 1 egg ½ cup milk Directions: Mix dry ingredients; add shortening and cut in just a little.  Then add egg and milk.  Mix just until moistened (will be lumpy). Bake at 400 degrees for about 15…

Becker Baby Bran Muffins

In large bowl, combine 1 cup bran 1 cup flour 1 ½ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. salt In medium bowl, combine: 1 egg, slightly beaten ½ cup plain yogurt 2 Tbsp molasses 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla 1/3 cup canola (or olive) oil ¾ cup coconut ¾ cup raisins ¾ cup chopped walnuts…