German Rye Bread

German Rye Bread “Nothing smells better than home-baked bread–this is a hearty bread, great with mustard, corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut.” Ingredients 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup molasses 2 tablespoons butter 3 1/4 cups rye flour 2 1/2 cups bread flour Directions Dissolve yeast in warm water. In a large bowl combine milk, sugar, and salt. Use a mixer to beat in molasses, butter, yeast mixture, and 1 cup of rye flour. Use a … Continue reading German Rye Bread

Authentic German Bread (Bauernbrot)

Authentic German Bread (Bauernbrot) Prep 3 h Cook 2 h Ready In 2 d 5 h Recipe By:Petra “Here is a great recipe for authentic German Sourdough Bread. This bread tastes almost exactly like the bread we buy back home in Bavaria, Germany. There, to this day, they bake their bread in a very old stone oven in the middle of a small village, once every 2 weeks. They bake a whole bunch at once, and then you can buy it and freeze extras until the next baking day. It’s the best German bread I know!” Ingredients 1 1/2 ounces … Continue reading Authentic German Bread (Bauernbrot)

Smoked Salmon with Crème Fraîche Sauce on Shallot Toasts

Smoked Salmon with Crème Fraîche Sauce on Shallot Toasts Yield 30 servings Ingredients 2 cups creme fraîche or sour cream 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/2 cup chopped fresh dill 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 loaves thinly sliced white bread 4 shallots, peeled and halved 1 side presliced smoked salmon (about 1 1/2 pounds) 4 lemons, halved and sliced How to Make It Combine the creme fraîche, mustard, dill, and salt. Cover and refrigerate up to 1 day ahead. Heat broiler. Arrange the bread slices on baking sheets. Toast until lightly browned; turn and toast the other sides. Remove from oven … Continue reading Smoked Salmon with Crème Fraîche Sauce on Shallot Toasts

What is creme fraiche?

What is creme fraiche? Photo: Melanie Acevedo By Marge Perry August 14, 2012 “What is creme fraiche? If my local store doesn’t carry it, is there a good substitute, or can I make it at home?” Creme fraiche is a sweet and slightly sour, nutty substance about the thickness of sour cream. It was traditionally made from unpasteurized cream left at room temperature. You can buy pasteurized versions in many grocery stores: it is sold in the dairy or cheese sections in little plastic tubs. You can also make your own creme fraiche: combine two parts lukewarm heavy cream with … Continue reading What is creme fraiche?

Mascarpone Substitute

Mascarpone Substitute Prep 5 m Ready In 5 m Recipe By:RAMONA9 “Mascarpone is a creamy cheese. It is hard to find and pretty expensive. I have used this recipe in several Tiramisu cakes.” Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons butter, softened Directions In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, cream and butter until well blended. Use in place of mascarpone in any recipe. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © 2017 Printed From 3/3/2017 Continue reading Mascarpone Substitute

What Is Mascarpone Cheese?

What Is Mascarpone Cheese? By Jennifer Meier Updated 09/28/16 Share Pin Email Sweet Mascarpone. Jennifer Meier Mascarpone (pronounced mahs-car-POH-nay) is made from only two ingredients, whole cream and citric or tartaric acid (to thicken the cream). That’s it. The process is so simple you can even make your own mascarpone cheese at home. Mascarpone should have a very smooth texture with no lumps or graininess. The flavor should be milky and slightly sweet, sometimes with a tangy finish. The rich, buttery flavor comes from the fact that mascarpone has a high butterfat content. It tends to go bad quickly, so … Continue reading What Is Mascarpone Cheese?


Mascarpone Prep 15 m Ready In 4 h 15 m Recipe By:Mike Swieton “Mascarpone cheese is great, but can be hard to find. Here’s a simple recipe that you can use at home to make mascarpone. It isn’t 100 percent authentic (authentic recipes use a bacterial culture), but it doesn’t require any hard to find ingredients, either!” Ingredients 1 pint heavy cream 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar Directions Pour cream into a metal bowl, and place over a pan of simmering water. Heat until warm. Stir in the cream of tartar, and continue to heat and stir until the … Continue reading Mascarpone

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars Makes 12-16 bars, depending how large you cut them. Bars stay fresh for up to one week in a covered container at room temperature or in the refrigerator. *Vegan option:* see note below. *Gluten Free option:* see note below. Ingredients: 2 and 1/2 cups (200g) old-fashioned rolled oats (not instant or quick oats) 1/4 cup (50g) dark brown sugar, loosely packed (or light brown sugar) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup (120ml) almond milk (regular or soy milk would be fine) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 … Continue reading Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

Banana- Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars

Banana- Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars By David04 Photo by David04 Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 40 mins Serves: 16, Yield: 16 Bars About This Recipe “Another delicious Peanut Butter snack.” Ingredients 2 bananas, mashed 3/4 cup peanut butter, reduced fat 2 cups quick oats 1/4 cup margarine, softened 1/2 cup Splenda sugar substitute 2 of 3Banana- Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar, I use 1/4 cup Splenda brown sugar blend 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup chocolate chips, semi-sweet Directions Pre-heat the oven to 350F degrees. In a large mixing bowl, … Continue reading Banana- Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars