EGGS AND THEIR USE IN BAKING AND COOKING By Bonnie Beck @sailboat Information of eggs and their uses in cooking and baking.   10shares 244 Pinches Rating: ★★★★★ 1 vote Comments: 6 Comments Serves: INFORMATION Ingredients eggs Step-By-Step 1Eggs are the backbone of many baked goods and contribute to its structure. Eggs also provide steam for leavening or moisture for starch. Egg yolks add moisturizing fat and helps emulsify the batter, giving the baked good a smooth and creamy texture. The egg whites act as strengtheners. There are substitutes for fresh eggs, but they do alter the recipe. Exquisitely … Continue reading EGGS AND THEIR USE IN BAKING AND COOKING

Tyler’s Ultimate Fajitas

Ingredients 1 orange, juiced 2 limes, juiced 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 3 chipolte chiles, in adobo sauce 3 tablespoon roughly chopped fresh cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 2 1/4 pounds skirt or flank steak, trimmed of fat cut into thirds or 8-inch pieces Salt and pepper 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced 1 large onion, thinly sliced Lime juice, olive oil, optional 12 flour tortillas, warm Guacamole, recipe follows Good quality store bought salsa DirectionsMarinade (Mojo): In a small 2 cup measuring cup, or something similar size and shape, combine all … Continue reading Tyler’s Ultimate Fajitas

Beef or Chicken Fajita Marinade

Beef or Chicken Fajita Marinade About This Recipe Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoon salt 2 of 3Beef or Chicken Fajita Marinade Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (14 1/4 ounce) cans low sodium beef broth Directions Combine all ingredients; mix well. Enough for 2-3 pounds beef or chicken. Page 2 of 2Beef or Chicken Fajita Marinade (cont.) 3 of 3Beef or Chicken Fajita Marinade Nutrition Facts Serving Size: 1 (10 g) Servings Per Recipe: … Continue reading Beef or Chicken Fajita Marinade

A Good Easy Garlic Chicken

A Good Easy Garlic Chicken Prep 10 m Cook 10 m Ready In 20 m Recipe By:Julia Green “Sprinkle chicken breasts with garlic powder, onion powder and seasoning salt – then sautee and enjoy. Couldn’t be easier! Great recipe for quick and easy meal, even for the pickiest eater!” Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon seasoning salt 1 teaspoon onion powder Directions Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and sprinkle with garlic powder, seasoning salt and onion powder. Saute about 10 to 15 minutes … Continue reading A Good Easy Garlic Chicken

Easy Chicken Fajita Marinade

Easy Chicken Fajita Marinade Prep 15 m Cook 20 m Ready In 4 h 35 m Recipe By:jmcdaneld “This is a simple fajita marinade that has been bounced around in my family for at least 15 years. It’s simple, tasty, easily altered for a twist on the taste, and can be easily prepared in under 15 minutes. Serve with other fajita elements and enjoy! Some ideas: sauteed green bell pepper with white or yellow onions, jalapeno slaw, homemade salsa (tomato or mango), etc.” Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons honey 2 … Continue reading Easy Chicken Fajita Marinade

Brisket Marinade

Brisket Marinade Prep 5 m Ready In 5 m Recipe By:KRANEY “My family has been using this brisket marinade recipe for about 15 years now. So easy, and absolutely to die for! Marinade is good for oven-baked or grilled brisket. You can find liquid smoke at the grocery store, near the bottled marinades.” Ingredients 1/2 cup red wine 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup liquid smoke flavoring 2 teaspoons onion salt 2 teaspoons garlic salt 4 teaspoons pepper 4 teaspoons celery flakes Directions In a medium bowl, combine wine, Worcestershire sauce and liquid smoke. Stir in celery flakes, onion salt, … Continue reading Brisket Marinade

Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage

Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage If you are not familiar with filé (fee-lay), it is a powder made from dried sassafras leaves. It is a powerful thickener, but must be added at the end of cooking or it will form slimy, ropey strands in the gumbo. Filé is available in many supermarkets (we found ours at Whole Foods), or online. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Yield: Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1/2 cup peanut oil, or other vegetable oil 1/2 cup flour 1 green pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 4 garlic cloves, … Continue reading Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage

Brendan McGill’s Lacto-Fermented Hot Sauce

Brendan McGill’s Lacto-Fermented Hot Sauce Ingredients: Any quantity of organic, freshly-harvested hot peppers Well, spring, or filtered water Sea salt (3 percent of the total mass of peppers and water) Optional: a splash of juice from a raw lactic fermentation, like organic & raw (not pasteurized) sauerkraut Equipment: You’ll need a fermentation crock. I really like the TSM products available via Sausage Maker or Amazon. A wide-mouthed one-gallon jar would work as well, although you’ll have to find weights that fit inside the mouth of the jar to keep the peppers submerged in the brine, as well as some sort of cover … Continue reading Brendan McGill’s Lacto-Fermented Hot Sauce

Double Batch Caramel Brownies

Double Batch Caramel Brownies Recipe By:Kirsten Hokanson “Absolutely sinful home-made brownies. It’s a double batch because they disappear twice as fast!” Ingredients 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup butter flavored shortening 2 tablespoons water 2 cups white sugar 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 8 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 1/4 cups caramel dip Directions In a double boiler, melt together chocolate chips, shortening, and water. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour 2 9×9 inch baking pans. In a large bowl, mix together eggs, sugar, and confectioners’ sugar. … Continue reading Double Batch Caramel Brownies


Ladyfingers Recipe By:Roxanne “To make Chocolate Lady Fingers, substitute 3/4 cup all-purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons cocoa powder for the all-purpose flour.” Ingredients 4 eggs, separated 2/3 cup white sugar 7/8 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Line two 17 x 12 inch baking sheets with baking parchment. Fit large pastry bag with a plain 1/2 inch round tube. Place egg whites in bowl and beat on high until soft peaks start to form. Slowly add 2 tablespoons of the sugar and continue beating until stiff and glossy. In … Continue reading Ladyfingers