Thursday, September 5, 2013

Amish~Pickled Beets





One of my favorite things to do is visit my Amish neighbors. I love to eat at the Mennonite Buffet in Jamesport, Missouri. It has the yummiest food.  I so love their pickled beets.

 I searched my Grandmother's recipe box I found this recipe. I felt like I struck gold.( I was paying $8.oo for a quart.) I love this recipe. I just know you will too!

2 cups sugar
3-1/2 c. white vinegar
1-1/2 c. water
1 t. salt
1 T. cinnamon
1 T. allspice
4 16 oz. cans small whole beets drained
4 1-pint canning jars and lids

Combine sugar, vinegar, water, salt, and spices in a large kettle; bring to a boil over medium heat. Add beets. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes; cool. Pack into hot jars; cover with liquid. Store in the refrigerator up to 3 weeks.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Autumn Cake Mix Sugar Cookies

Want something sweet in a hurry? These are so fast and easy~and they taste oh so good!


Yummy~ Cake Mix Cookies

1 White Cake Mix
1 egg
1/4 cup of oil
1/4 cup of water

I placed the Autumn sprinkles on before I baked them. They are wonderful frosted too!

Combine cake mix, egg, oil, and water. Mix well. 
Bake 350 degrees until done, about 10 minutes. Don't over bake!


Sunday, September 1, 2013

Homemade Peach Tea and The Worlds Best Chocolate Chip Cookies




Well Hello September~
Celebrate the Autumn season with these yummy recipes. 



Homemade Peach Tea
Ingredients~
8 tea bags 
1 fresh peach
1 cup of sugar 
water and ice

First, you have to bring a pot of water to a boil and then put in your 8  tea bags ~ just like you would when your making a regular pitcher of delicious tea. Pour tea into a gallon container.

 Cut a fresh peach into slices then put the slices in your pot on the stove. Add 1 cup of sugar and cook on medium heat. You need to stir constantly to keep from burning. Cook until you have a syrup consistency. Add the syrup to the tea and finish filling the  gallon container with water. Add ice and oh this is so yummy!






World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies





INSTRUCTIONS

Heat oven to 375 degrees.
 Cream: Butter Flavor Crisco, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Blend until creamy. Blend in egg. Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture, gradually. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Drop rounded measuring tablespoonfuls of dough 3" apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees 8 to 10 minutes for chewy cookies (will appear light and moist - DO NOT OVER BAKE)


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