Lena’s Perfect Banana Bread/Kevin’s Awesome Chocolate Muffins

By Kevin Pettway / November 17, 2012 /

The first ingredient in each line is the correct one for making Lena’s Perfect Banana Bread. (The second ingredient, listed in italics, is what to substitute in place of that one to make Kevin’s Awesome Chocolate Muffins.) Ingredients: One third cup shortening (One third cup coconut oil) One half cup sugar Two eggs One teaspoon vanilla One…

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Kevin’s Awesome® Stuff-Your-Muff-Hole Bran Muffs

By Kevin Pettway / May 9, 2011 /

Ingredients: 3 cups bran cereal (All-Bran, 100% Bran, Raisin Bran, Oatmeal, Crispy Wheat & Raisins, Grape Nuts (reg. or flakes) and/or any combination of the above to yield approx. 3 cups.) 1/2 cup olive oil 1 cup or more raisins/walnuts/pecans… whatever you like to mix in 1 cup boiling water 2 decent sized carrots, finely grated…

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No-roll Pie Crust

By Lena Shore / December 20, 2008 /

Great pie crust! Flaky, easy, and can mix right in the pie pan. 1.5 cups flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1/2 cup cooking oil 3 tbl milk (dairy, soy, or even water works) Put all ingredients in a 10″ pie crust and mix with a fork until all incorporated and smooth.  Pat in…

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Lena’s Favorite Cornbread Stuffing/Dressing

By Lena Shore / December 9, 2008 /

Cornbread Ingredients 2 cups of corn meal 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons of salt 2 tablespoons of baking powder 1 egg 1.5 cups of milk (soy or dairy) Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Mix all ingredients and cook until done, but not brown on top Dressing 3 cups of chopped celery 2 bunches of green…

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Bagels – Basic and Mini

By Lena Shore / November 27, 2008 /

Mini-Bagel: Use any bagel recipe to create mini’s which measure about 2″ in diameter. Divide one-pound recipes into 10 to 12 pieces; divide 1½-pound recipes into 12 to 15 pieces. Shape and leave a large center hole (the holes tend to close up as the bagels rise and bake). Bake for 15 to 20 minutes…

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