Showing posts with label butter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label butter. Show all posts

August 7, 2015


  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Eggs
  • Hot water or milk 
  • Sugar
  • Butter or Olive oil 
  • Cinnamon
  • Sour cream 
  • Salt 

Mix dry ingredients: flour (start with 1 cup), sugar (start with 3/4 cup), baking soda (1/2tsp), baking powder (1 tsp) and cinnamon (to taste). Add salt if sour cream does not have salt or to taste.

Combine the liquids (eggs (2), melted butter or olive oil (4 tblsp) and start with 1/2 cup of hot water or milk, add small container of sour cream. Add dry ingredients and mix until dough is soft, but not mushy.

Make small patties and use a flat pan to cook them in.

Enjoy by themselves, or jam and accompany them with milk, coffee, or hot chocolate.

September 12, 2014

Pie Crust Cookies

  • Frozen pie crusts from Trader Joes
  • Chocolate chips
  • Strawberry jam
  • Butter or olive oil

Thaw out  crust.

Use a rolling pin to thin out the crust.

Use a class to cut circles.

Add oil or butter to a cookie sheet. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Put jam or chocolate chips on cut dough.

Fold it in half.

Bake for 15 minutes or until brown.

Let them cool down. Enjoy by themselves or with ice cream.

July 16, 2014


  • Polenta (form of corn meal)
  • Milk 
  • Butter
  • Salt and pepper (any other flavors you may want-e.g. chili, garlic, spinach, kale, etc)

Heat milk with butter (to taste).

Add polenta and milk as needed.

The consistency should be soft. Serve with brussel sprouts!

April 1, 2014

Grilled Asparagus


  • Asparagus
  • Salt 
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Butter or spread

Rinse asparagus.

Add olive oil to a hot flat pan. Alternately use butter or spread.

Add asparagus.

Sprinkle some salt and pepper.

Steam for a few minutes.

Then roast a high heat (avoid overcooking). You want them crunchy!

Enjoy as a side dish or on their own!