Homemade Potato/Tapioca/Sweet Potato Starch Recipe

The same process would be used for the first three, and another somewhat different process for the last, which also will yield seitan, a vegan, gluten based meat substitute. Homemade Potato/Tapioca/Sweet Potato Starch Recipe Ingredients: Potatoes, sweet potatoes/yams, or yuca/cassava/manioc Water Tools Needed: Food processor or grater Strainer A few large bowls or jugs A wide, flat container or a baking tray Coffee grinder (optional) Instructions 1. Grate your potatoes, sweet potatoes, or yuca on the smaller grater holes in your grater/grating attachment on your food processor (if you have more than one size- if not, just use whatever size … Continue reading Homemade Potato/Tapioca/Sweet Potato Starch Recipe

How to Make Rice Flour

How to Make Rice Flour Rice flour is one of the foundation ingredients in gluten-free baking, but it’s something I don’t keep in my pantry. Tools needed: Blender Fine-mesh Strainer Paper towels Large Skillet Heat-resistant Spatula Sifter Ingredients: White Basmati Rice- Raw (not instant rice) Water Every cup of raw rice will yield almost 1 1/4 cups of sifted Rice Flour. Step 1:  Rinse the rice thoroughly under cold running water. Drain briefly.  Put the rice into a bowl and cover with cold water. Soak for 3 (minimum) to 6 (maximum) hours. Step 2:  Drain the rice in a fine-mesh strainer … Continue reading How to Make Rice Flour

K.C. Bar-B-Q Sauce

K.C. Bar-B-Q Sauce Prep 15 m Cook 20 m Ready In 35 m It is sweet and smoky with a little bite.” Ingredients 2 cups ketchup 2 cups tomato sauce 1 1/4 cups brown sugar 1 1/4 cups red wine vinegar 1/2 cup unsulfured molasses 4 teaspoons hickory-flavored liquid smoke 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper Directions In a large saucepan over medium heat, mix together the … Continue reading K.C. Bar-B-Q Sauce

Bourbon Whiskey BBQ Sauce

Bourbon Whiskey BBQ Sauce Ready In 45 m   “This is a barbecue sauce recipe using Kentucky bourbon whiskey. For best results, refrigerate for a day or two, allowing the flavors to blend.” Ingredients 1/2 onion, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 cup bourbon whiskey 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 tablespoon salt 2 cups ketchup 1/4 cup tomato paste 1/3 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons liquid smoke flavoring 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste Directions In a large skillet over medium heat, combine the onion, garlic, and whiskey. … Continue reading Bourbon Whiskey BBQ Sauce

Layered Patchwork Soup Mix

Layered Patchwork Soup Mix Ingredients 1/2 cup barley 1/2 cup dried split peas 1/2 cup uncooked white rice 1/2 cup dry lentils 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon dried sage Directions In a wide mouth pint jar layer the barley, split peas, rice, and lentils. In a small plastic bag combine the parsley, garlic, pepper, salt, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and sage. Decorate jar lid and attach seasoning packet with ribbon to jar. Attach a recipe card with the following … Continue reading Layered Patchwork Soup Mix

Five-Bean Soup Mix

Five-Bean Soup Mix Ready In 2 h 45 m “This do-ahead soup mix allows you always to be prepared!” Ingredients 1 1/2 cups dried pinto beans 1 1/2 cups white kidney beans 1 cup dry kidney beans 1 cup dry lima beans 1 cup dry garbanzo beans 1/2 cup dried minced onion 1 tablespoon paprika 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder 3 cubes beef bouillon 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1/4 cup bacon bits 1/4 cup mixed vegetable flakes 4 quarts water 1/4 cup vegetable oil (optional) 4 (14.5 ounce) cans … Continue reading Five-Bean Soup Mix

Potato Soup Mix

Potato Soup Mix “Potato soup in a jar is made with potato flakes and dry milk seasoned with turmeric and thyme.” Ingredients 1 3/4 cups instant mashed potato flakes 1 1/2 cups dry milk powder 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules 2 teaspoons dried minced onion 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoning salt Directions Combine potato flakes, dry milk, bouillon granules, onion, parsley, pepper, thyme, turmeric and seasoning salt in a bowl and stir to mix. Pour into a 1 quart jar. Attach the following instructions: … Continue reading Potato Soup Mix

Country Soup in a Jar

Country Soup in a Jar Layered soup in a jar. What a fun, easy way to make someone’s day!” Ingredients 1/2 cup barley 1/2 cup dried split peas 1/2 cup uncooked white rice 1/2 cup dry lentils 2 tablespoons dried minced onion 2 tablespoons dried parsley 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper 2 tablespoons beef bouillon granules 1/2 cup uncooked alphabet pasta 1 cup uncooked twist macaroni Directions In a wide mouth 1 quart jar, layer the barley, peas, rice and lentils. Then layer around the edges the onion, parsley, salt, lemon pepper, bouillon and the alphabet pasta. Fill … Continue reading Country Soup in a Jar

Irish Chicken and Dumplings

Irish Chicken and Dumplings Ingredients 2 (10.75 ounce) cans condensed cream of chicken soup 3 cups water 1 cup chopped celery 2 onions, quartered 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 5 carrots, sliced 1 (10 ounce) package frozen green peas 4 potatoes, quartered 3 cups baking mix 1 1/3 cups milk Directions In large, heavy pot, combine soup, water, chicken, celery, onion, salt, poultry seasoning, and pepper. Cover and cook over low heat about 1 1/2 hours. Add potatoes and carrots; cover and cook another 30 minutes. Remove … Continue reading Irish Chicken and Dumplings

Six Can Chicken Tortilla Soup

Six Can Chicken Tortilla Soup Ready In 20 m Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth 1 (10 ounce) can chunk chicken 1 (15 ounce) can black beans 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, drained Directions Open the cans of corn, chicken broth, chunk chicken, black beans, and diced tomatoes with green chilies. Pour everything into a large saucepan or stock pot. Simmer over medium heat until chicken is heated through. Do not tell anybody and they will think you slaved in the kitchen making this delicious soup Continue reading Six Can Chicken Tortilla Soup